Grace Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Located near Circular Quay,
The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, and Harbour Bridge,
Hotel is a great place to park your gear while visiting
beautiful, exciting Sydney.
Grace Hotel itself is a
beautiful tourist attraction.
Built in the 1930s by Kell and
Rigby builders, it is a Neo-Gothic style hotel owned by the
enterprising Grace Brothers.
The design derives its
inspiration from the Chicago Tribune building in the
States. The Art Deco style interior complements the old
world charm of its exterior.
Bordered by Sydney’s famous
York, King, and Clarence streets, Grace Hotel is only four
blocks away from Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, King’s Wharf,
and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
It is also minutes away from
the best shopping establishments in town such as the Queen
Victoria Building and Pitt Street Mall.
The Grace Hotel has the
following features and amenities:
11 floors consisting of 382 guest rooms equipped with
broadband internet access
Grace beds in every room.
Rooftop fitness facility
that includes: 20-foot pool, Sauna, Spa tub,
Steam Room, Jetted tub, Exercise equipment, Outdoor sundeck.
Activities in and near Grace
Rowing or canoeing
- Running track/path
- Hiking/biking trails
- Bird watching
Grace Hotel in History:
1920s – The Kell and Rigby
builders started construction on Grace Building.
1930 – Grace Building
became open to the public by the department store
moguls, the Grace Brothers.
1942 – The Grace Building
was lent exclusively by the Australian government to
General Douglas MacArthur and his troops during the
Second World War.
1990 – The Grace Building
was renovated and returned to its original glory.
June 1997 – The Australian
National Trust classified the Grace Building a heritage
building and officially re-opened it as Grace Hotel.
The old world ambience of
Grace Hotel provides visitors the perfect backdrop for a
delightful journey into Sydney’s colorful and interesting
past. Its proximity to other great attractions such as
Sydney Harbour makes going around easier and more hassle
free. Everything of great interest is just minutes away from
Grace Hotel. Whether you are checking in or
just dining in one of Grace Hotel’s numerous famous
restaurants, the view glimpsed from the hotel is worth every
penny you spend.