Hyatt Review

Park Hyatt Sydney Room Service and Breakfast at The Dining Room

The day we arrived at the Park Hyatt Sydney, my cousin and I decided to order room service for lunch. Since the view from the balcony was amazing, we decided to eat outside.

Park Hyatt Sydney Room Service 

Any time I can find Spaghetti Bolognese made with all beef, I go for it and this did not disappoint. However, the pasta my cousin ordered was pretty bland.

Park Hyatt Sydney Room Service Spaghetti Bolognese
Room Service at the Park Hyatt Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney Room Service Lunch on the Balcony
Lunch on the balcony at Park Hyatt Sydney

Park Hyatt Sydney Diamond Breakfast

Hyatt Diamond members get complimentary breakfast in The Dining Room. Guests can order a la cart or choose from the buffet. The continental buffet breakfast is 35 AUD per person, while the full breakfast is 45 AUD. A la carte items range from 15-$25 AUD.

The Living Room restaurant also offers a continental breakfast at the same price. If you  want a table with a view and a quieter atmosphere, The Living Room may be a better option.

Park Hyatt Sydney The Living Room Restaurant
The Living Room Restaurant at Park Hyatt Sydney

The Dining Room was packed when we arrived. Even though I had specifically asked for a table with a view and the hostess confirmed we’d have one as she walked us to the table, we were instead seated next to a couple who had a view. I guess you can argue that it fit the bill.

The Dining Room Restaurant
The Dining Room Restaurant at Park Hyatt Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney The Living Room dining area
The Dining Room at Park Hyatt Sydney

Shortly after sitting down, a waiter took our order. We checked out the buffet before placing our order but I decided to order the eggs benedict with a side of corned beef hash off the menu. Fresh squeezed orange juice was delivered shortly after, with fancy glass stirring sticks that nobody would blame you for mistaking for straws.

I noticed the table in front of us freed up and asked our waiter if we could move. He said, “Of course!” and told us to have a seat while he brought our drinks over and set the table for us. The view was pretty incredible. If you’re going to stay at the Park Hyatt Sydney, make sure you have a table with a view at least one morning during breakfast.

Park Hyatt Sydney View from The Living Room Restaurant at Breakfast
Breakfast view from The Dining Room at Park Hyatt Sydney

Park Hyatt Sydney Breakfast in The Living Room

After a while, breakfast finally arrived. I’m not a fan of any kind of brown bread, so I wasn’t too crazy about what looked like whole wheat English muffins. I got over my narrow mindedness and it wasn’t so bad.

Park Hyatt Sydney The Living Room Breakfast Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon
Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon at the Park Hyatt Sydney’s Dining Room

They also brought me a side of hash browns instead of corned beef hash. I pointed this out and it wasn’t until I was finished eating that the corned beef hash was served.

Park Hyatt Sydney The Living Room Breakfast Corned Beef Hash
Corned Beef Hash at the Park Hyatt Sydney’s Dining Room

No, I did not insert the wrong photo. That is the Park Hyatt’s version of corned beef hash, which looks nothing like the heap of freshly ground cow they serve at IHOP.

Afterwards, I ordered a latte, which was well presented and a nice way to top off the meal. Having gone several days without caffeine, this was a much-needed boost.

Park Hyatt Sydney The Dining Room Breakfast
Latte a the Park Hyatt Sydney’s Dining Room

The crowd started to die down and our waiter checked on us several times, without making us feel rushed. It seemed he spent as much time taking photos of giddy tourists as he did serving food and checking on them. The service overall was good, with the exception of the hostess, but I’ll chalk it up to a busy morning for her.

Park Hyatt Sydney Rooftop Pool

After breakfast, we headed up to the rooftop pool to take some photos before heading out for some sight-seeing. The pool was fairly small and packed, so I couldn’t photograph it without getting about a dozen half-naked guests into the shot. I tried my hand at an angled shot:

Park Hyatt Sydney Pool
Rooftop Pool at Park Hyatt Sydney

We headed back to the room to grab our stuff  around 11 AM. I decided to drop my stuff off at the front desk, which was good because we didn’t make it back until almost 9 PM! The Assistant Manager was manning the front desk and was as friendly as before. She asked how my stay was before reading off the bill and asking if everything sounded ok. She had me sign it and provided a copy in a shiny gold envelope.

Since it was so late by the time we made it back, we decided to stay another night. The Park Hyatt was sold out, so I booked the Hilton. One of the bellmen brought my bag out from storage and I headed to the business center for computer access. When the agent at the concierge desk saw me walking towards the steps, she quickly came to my aid and carried my bag up the steps.

Park Hyatt Sydney Concierge
Concierge Desk at Park Hyatt Sydney

The business center consisted of several walled off work spaces, mimicking an office.

Park Hyatt Sydney Business Center Work Space
Business center work space at Park Hyatt Sydney

Park Hyatt Sydney – Overall Impression

The Park Hyatt Sydney is a very unique hotel in terms of its location, outstanding service, and accommodations. Sure, it had a few short comings, but I would stay here again in a heartbeat. The hotel does a perfect job of creating a warm, inviting atmosphere where, despite it’s status as a luxury hotel, you feel welcome and not out of place. If you’re in Sydney, try to stay here for at least one night. There is no other hotel in the city like this one. Even at 30,000 Gold Passport points per night, it is more than worthwhile. I only wish I could have stayed longer.

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