SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

January 02, 2013 10:28 ET

Summer in the City Means 'Summer Chic' at Vibrant Sydney Lounge

Macquarie Lounge Offers January Specials on Drinks and Desserts for Cool Refreshment

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Jan 2, 2013) -  Endless opportunities for summer fun abound in Sydney. And locals and visitors alike are flocking to the hottest deals on food and drink -- like the new "Summer Chic" specials offered by the Macquarie Lounge adjacent to Sydney Harbour.

Conveniently located inside the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay, one of the premier 5-star Sydney CBD hotels, Macquarie Lounge has dubbed January's food and beverage offerings "Summer Chic." The coffee house and lounge is a perfect match for summer fun, providing a lively gathering spot amidst the sights and sounds of the harbour and the ambitious energy of the central business district.

The lounge's celebration of "Summer Chic" inside this grand Sydney accommodation includes a featured daily cocktail for just $12, perfect for cooling down after any summertime adventure. Providing guests with a menu of signature drinks in addition to classic favourites, all are created with the "fresh juice standard" for cocktail recipes. Some of Macquarie Lounge's favourites include "Summer Passion, Pink Cadillac, Macquarie Splice, Crème de Cookie and the Sydney Sunset. This being only a small sampling of the long list of cocktails available, Macquarie Lounge also features non-alcoholic drinks, a world-class wine list and plenty of beers, both local and imported.

For those looking to appease their sweet tooth, another January "Summer Chic" feature is a "Sugar Hit" dessert trio accompanied by a glass of Muscat for $20, a perfect pick-me-up before, during or after any Sydney adventure.

In addition to world class cocktails and fine wines, Macquarie Lounge also offers a fantastic high tea with a selection of open faced sandwiches, vanilla date scones and assorted miniature desserts crafted for diners' enjoyment. Served with a glass of Brown Brothers Sparkling wine, tea and coffee, Macquarie Lounge's High Tea is available every day 12pm - 4pm, $45pp. Bookings are essential.

Whether lodging at this fashionable luxury hotel in Sydney, sightseeing around the harbour and historic cobblestone streets of The Rocks or enjoying world-class shopping on Castlereagh Street, Macquarie Lounge is a great place for experiencing the true ambience of Sydney. Also a great evening destination, this exceptional lobby lounge, offers lively oyster shucking for $10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and the smooth sounds of summer with DJs playing from 6 to 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

About the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

The Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay welcomes guests with exceptional accommodations featuring spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, the city skyline and the majestic Sydney Opera House. Boasting an expansive offering of stylish guest rooms and spacious suites, Marriott also sets the standard among Sydney hotels with gym facilities, offering personal trainers, a refreshing pool and a complete line of spa services so guests can relax and unwind for a truly invigorating hotel experience. Guests are pampered with exceptional on-site dining and easy access to the city's finest entertainment venues and popular attractions.

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