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February 9, 2019
Although the lounge is very busy and distinctly lacking in privacy, the views of the planes, the barista made coffee and the healthy food options mean I would make an effort to arrive half an hour early to relax and refresh ahead of boarding my flight.
January 26, 2019
This hotel isn't even remotely cheap and now that I no longer have Hyatt status I doubt I'd return given how expensive it would be to replicate this experience, even at double the cost. However for a fleeting moment this was one of the greatest points redemptions available anywhere on Earth and to this day this remains the best city hotel I've ever stayed in.
January 16, 2019
Given that we were arriving late into Sydney I decided to look for somewhere close to the Park Hyatt, where we'd be spending the following four nights, without breaking the bank. Sydney is an interesting city for hotels, the area around the Opera House has a number of options around the 350AUD mark: a Four Seasons - which many say is the worst in the entire portfolio; an Intercontinental - which has a Club Lounge that is widely praised but also has some very basic looking rooms and the hotel I decided on: The Shangri-La.
December 14, 2018
The main service was chaotic, no doubt about it. However, the dine on demand really came into its own when I wanted to set my own schedule and here, much like at the bar, the service was sincere, friendly and professional.