Grace Hotel, Sydney, Australia

 

Located near Circular Quay, The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, and Harbour Bridge,

Grace 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

United 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

  • Internationally renowned Grace beds in every room.

  • Rooftop fitness facility that includes: 20-foot pool, Sauna, Spa tub, Steam Room, Jetted tub, Exercise equipment, Outdoor sundeck.

Grace hotel, Sydney

 

Activities in and near Grace Hotel:

 

  • Sailing
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Helicopter sightseeing
  • Boat launch
  • Motor boating
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
  • Running track/path
  • Tennis
  • 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.