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Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Reopens Refurbished Horizon Club Rooms and Lounge

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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney has reopened 90 newly refurbished Horizon Club rooms and one of Australias biggest club lounges, after a multi-million dollar renovation.

The Horizon Club Lounge on Level 30 is now more than 20% bigger at 335 square metres and offers memorable views via 13 metre-high windows spanning four storeys.

The 36-floor building has unobstructed views of Sydneys two most iconic landmarks, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, from its prime position in bustling heritage listed area The Rocks.

The 90 Horizon Club rooms and suites on the hotels six highest accommodation levels recently reopened, with two new larger rooms created after the removal of one suite. There is now an additional Grand Harbour View room and a Darling Harbour View room plus an upgraded disability accessible room.

Each premium room has cushioned window seats, a mini-bar, timber dresser with chair and an executive desk with built-in multi-plug international sockets, plus espresso machine, iHome dock, Bluetooth media hub and complimentary WiFi internet access. Bathrooms have a marble bath and separate shower and new vanities with illuminated mirrors.

The 90 newly refurbished rooms and suites are among the biggest in the city, ranging from 40 to 60 square metres and suites from 83 square metres.

The Royal Suite offers the hotel's most luxurious and impressive accommodation and personal service. At 242 square metres, it has the hotels biggest bedroom, a double lounge room, executive study room and dining room with seating for ten next to a kitchenette. Its newly refreshed soft furnishings mean the guests hotel experience has been elevated to a new level of luxury.

The Presidential Suite commands the highest position of any suite in the hotel and has 170 square metres of living space, with one bedroom, separate sitting room, kitchenette and dining room and a refreshed dcor with new carpets and upholstery.

The club lounges expanded dining area now accommodates 123 guests, with an additional 47 seats, and features one of Sydneys only communal tables in a hotel club lounge a four-metre-long marble-topped solid timber centrepiece with a cold well from which guests can help themselves to premium Australian wines and sparkling wines.

Upgraded boardroom facilities in the club lounge seat ten people and now take in harbour views and offer full AV equipment, including a sophisticated sound system and two giant screens, free Wi-Fi and wired broadband internet, as well as magazines and newspapers.

The sustainable design includes a 13 metre long automatic blinds system; under-stone induction cooktops and scene-setting lighting systems - all of which were designed for energy-efficiency, and easier, faster operation for the client.

The Horizon Club Lounge is an extraordinary design achievement which provides a delightful space for guests to enjoy our stellar food and beverage offering and the Shangri La service we are known for said Shangri-La Hotel, Sydneys vice president and general manager, Michael Cottan. It also cleverly connects the interiors of this beautifully designed space with the extraordinary views of Sydney. It really transports our guests to a place of enjoyment and relaxation during their stay.

Shangri-La, Sydney, Lounge

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