Formerly known as the Ritz-Carlton, this European-style hotel offers traditional elegance and grandeur. Its antique furnished rooms exude a blend of wealth and coziness. Also, its exceptional personalized service adds a further level of intimacy. If you are in town on business, there is a private meeting lounge that comes with secretarial and IT staff if needed. In 2001, Condafa©Nast Traveller voted Sir Stamford at Circular Quay as Australia's finest hotel.