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Last updated: 31 October, 2022
Expert travel writer: Mark Chipperfield

Sydney’s newest hotel is the sort of place that might have appealed to Bond creator Ian Fleming. The glass tower, representing three flower petals twisting together, combines designer excess with the latest digital gimmickry, such as tablets providing multilingual 24-hour service.

Adjoined to a casino complex, the property is shamelessly dedicated to opulence and no expense has been spared on its flamboyant interiors.

It offers an immaculate range of rooms, suites and private villas, plus three upmarket restaurants, a stunning rooftop pool and a lavish spa.

The location is not the most scenic but is hard to beat for a central location close to restaurants, nightlife, theatres, and the city’s main sights.

It’s the perfect choice for urbanites, who appreciate over-the-top luxury.


Surrounding area

The Crown Towers is the centrepiece of Barangaroo, Sydney’s newest commercial and restaurant district. The hotel is surrounded by much smaller office blocks and there is a pleasant foreshore garden nearby.

In the daytime, Barangaroo is dominated by office workers, who descend on the bars and restaurants after work, although things very rarely get rowdy.

It’s a pleasant walk from the hotel to downtown Sydney, Circular Quay, The Rocks and Darling Harbour.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
: On-site *
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

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Best for ages: 8+ | £110 | 2- 3 hours

The Rocks

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Best for ages: 8+ | Free

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Magnetic, enchanting and still remarkably modern, this iconic Opera House is a must-see. Walk around the outside or book in for a guided tour or performance.

Best for ages: 13+ | Free

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Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum

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Best for ages: 8+ | £12

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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

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Best for ages: 4+ | £32

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Justice and Police Museum

Justice and Police Museum

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia[1 miles]

This small museum, set in two former police courts and a former police station, was the original legal hub at the time of the settlers. Today it preserves the history of crime and punishment in the city, with exhibits on famous criminals, collections of weapons and restored prison cells.

Best for ages: 6+ | £7

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