The Langham Sydney opens its doors — Australia’s newest 5 star hotel


The Langham Sydney has opened its doors after undergoing redevelopment in 2014, making it Australia’s newest exclusive five star hotel.

The Hong Kong based Langham Hospitality Group’s operates The Langham hotel in Sydney, along with twelve other Langham hotels around the world, including London, Hong Kong, North America, Indonesia and China. Australia’s other Langham location is in Melbourne’s trendy Southbank, alongside the city’s tallest building.

The Langham Sydney Suite Bedroom

Originally The Observatory Hotel, The Langham Sydney came to fruition after being purchased in 2012 from Orient Express. the Langham Hospitality Group signalled its intentions to revamp the hotel in 2014, taking just four months from start to finish.

“The process has been extraordinary and we are thrilled to officially present the results of this iconic redevelopment for Sydney” commented General Manager, Sonia Lefevre.

The Langham Sydney Underground Swimming Pool

“Sydney is a glamourous city, like Paris, London or New York and we wanted to cater to people who are aspirational about these style of cities”

“A dramatic arrival experience, mixology with jazz after 5pm, the biggest guestrooms in Sydney, signature terraces with water views, take away picnic boxes, pink bicycles and bespoke maps for local touring, a million dollar Sotheby’s art collection, dog friendly suites, private butler tennis afternoons – all very unique offerings for a Sydney hotel”.

The Langham Sydney Observatory Suite Bathroom

Featuring a total of 98 rooms and suites, The Langham Sydney caters for both leisure and business travellers. The Grand Langham room is the biggest standard room in Sydney, while there are also two and three bedroom Residence Suites available for this so inclined, which include private chef’s kitchenettes.

Those fond of fine art will love hand curated works by Sotheby’s, which feature works from Australian artists such as Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker, Andrew Browne and Brett Whitley.

The Langham Sydney Reception

“The collection is striking and encourages visitors and guests to wander through the public spaces and explore the ground level at their own leisure” said Lefevre.

“This isn’t just a hotel for guests staying with us, this is a new destination for Sydney-siders to indulge in”.

The Langham Sydney Mixology Bar

Room rates start from $635 per night, making it worth of its five-star image.

Check out the impressive gallery from The Langham Sydney below.

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Paul Maric

Paul Maric has been a freelance travel writer for the past seven years.Paul’s mainstay is freelance motoring journalism, where he has contributed content to major Australian and international publications.Travelling all over the world, Paul has had the chance to stay at some of the finest hotels, eat at the finest restaurants and visit some of the most amazing locations.