A Millers Point location and sparkling Sydney Harbour views are enough to recommend The Langham Sydney. However, it’s the opulent details – Roman bathhouse-style pool, decadent Chuan spa, delightful afternoon teas and attentive staff – that make this Sydney stay shine. 

The sight of pastel pink and the scent of jasmine are the first sensory thrills you will experience as you enter The Langham Sydney’s lobby but there’s nothing cloying about this five-star hotel. Extra-large rooms are light and airy with custom king-sized beds and bespoke furnishings, elaborate floral displays complement an art collection curated by Smith & Singer (spot the Brett Whiteley) and a distinctive pink London cab waits outside to ferry guests around town. Play a few sets on the championship-sized tennis court then freshen up for Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood, a Langham tradition where finger sandwiches, scones and cakes are accompanied by Laurent-Perrier Champagne and a delicate tea service. As part of the Pampered Pets Staycation, your number-one pal can join you for her own menu of doggy delicacies, breakfast in bed (for humans and canines) and the option to book a pooch birthday party. 

Where is The Langham?

The Langham occupies a prime location on Kent Street in Millers Point on the north-western edge of the central business district, adjacent to The Rocks on the southern shore of Sydney Harbour. It’s a 20-minute drive from Sydney Airport and two kilometres from Town Hall Station and the CBD.

What’s near The Langham?

Equally distant to The Rocks, Walsh Bay and Barangaroo, The Langham is within a stroll to some of Sydney’s best-known attractions including the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and the Sydney Theatre Company.

Room types

The Langham Sydney

The Langham comprises 96 rooms and suites and offers some of the largest hotel rooms in Sydney. Furnished with custom-made decor – cushioned bedheads and marble-topped tables – in a muted palette of blues, champagne and gold, all rooms, from the base-level Deluxe Room up, feature a king-sized Langham Blissful Bed, Nespresso machine and plush Chuan toiletries stocking the marble bathroom. Third-floor rooms have wrap-around balconies with views of The Rocks and the western harbour; one-bedroom suites feature sitting rooms beneath domed ceilings. The Observatory Suite is our pick, with 322 square metres of floor space, a grand dining room, drawing room and views of Observatory Hill.

Restaurants and bars

Kitchens on Kent, The Langham Sydney

Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served in-house at Kitchens on Kent, where various cooking stations are helmed by expert chefs. Meals are uniquely interactive; browse the action at the numerous kitchens and take your pick. At breakfast there’s eggs any which way, pastries and fresh fruit. For lunch, the menu wanders from sushi and Pambula rock oysters to roasted leg of lamb and handmade pizza. Dinnertime is similarly adventurous. Don’t forget the sweet stuff: tiramisu, brownies and a chocolate fountain await. The signature Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood is served in the Harbour Room. Come sundown, head for the elegant Observatory Bar – order from the Zodiac Gin Collection according to your star sign.

Travel for work

Rooms eschew desks but have multifunction tables, comfy armchairs and free wi-fi. The enormous, lavish ballroom has space for 200 people – ideal for corporate dinners or conferences. There’s also a function room for smaller gatherings, meetings and networking sessions. 

Spa, gym and pool

The Langham Sydney

The 20-metre indoor pool with its commanding columns, enormous terracotta planters and domed fibre-optic ceiling lit up to evoke the Southern Hemisphere night sky is the perfect place for a wind-down after a spirited tennis match at The Langham’s court across the road. The Day Spa by Chuan is an underground sanctuary where wellness treatments such as facials and massages are expertly administered. There’s a well-equipped Health Club and the Wellness Channel offers stretching, pilates, cardio and resistance workout routines to be completed in the comfort of your room. 

What you need to know

The Langham Sydney

The Langham Pink Taxi is available for bookings. Hire the iconic London cab for a four- or eight-hour stint on a Sydney Signature Picnic Tour, which includes a picnic hamper, blanket, bubbles and the guaranteed best picnic spots in town.

Best for: Couples, families (book the Playtime with Paddington package and kids will receive a Paddington-themed amenity or gift) and those who can’t leave the pooch behind.
Design: Elegant, timeless
Ambience: Understated
Number of rooms: 96 rooms and suites
Wi-fi: Free and fast
Parking: Valet parking is $88 per 24 hours
Address: 89-113 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Telephone: +61 2 9256 2222

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