Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Name of resort/hotel

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth


Year opened



Last refurbishment:

New carpet installed in conference foyer and meeting rooms in June 2017, soft refurbishment to guest rooms in 2011.



Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD just steps from the historic Rocks area and famous Circular Quay harbour shore. The hotel is surrounded by a variety of restaurants, iconic bars, designer shops and heritage attractions.


Walking distance to

Conveniently located alongside cultural attractions including the Royal Botanic Gardens, Museum of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is also steps from numerous award-winning restaurants and bars such as Rockpool and Aria.

Size and style

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has 436 luxury rooms, including 45 opulent suites, on fifteen floors curving gracefully around the unique central garden courtyard. The chic classical style of the interiors, heritage listed marble and crystal chandeliers offer guests an ambience of French luxury throughout the hotel from the grand lobby to the elegant rooms.

Guest profile

The hotel’s central location has lend itself to historically being frequented by regular business travellers. Among 11 separate event spaces, the established grand pillar-less ballroom hosts some of Sydney’s largest conferences and exhibitions with conference delegates enjoying luxurious comfort in the heart of Sydney. Local, interstate and international leisure travellers are attracted to the range of entertainment available on the weekends.

Family friendly

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is a family friendly luxury hotel with spacious suites and interconnecting rooms that can accommodate the whole family. Perfectly positioned in the heart of Sydney CBD, the kids will be entertained at the nearby pool facilities and galleries which are full of local arts and culture activities for children.

Airport Transfers

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth offers guests a private corporate car to Sydney international or domestic airport for A$55 one-way.

You need to know

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth’s 50-year historical significance as Sydney’s first luxury hotel has made it an iconic landmark and institution.


On-site dining and drinking facilities 

Soirée Bar: The 1960s inspired Soirée Bar is the ideal venue for business meetings, long lunches, relaxing High Tea or a playful after-work cocktail. The sophisticated ambience offers guests a versatile lounge to enjoy French-inspired contemporary cuisine, daily French cocktail hour, international and local wines, a selection of premium beers, and decadent themed High Tea creations.

Garden Court Restaurant: Located exclusively on Level 5 of the luxury hotel, Garden Court Restaurant welcomes guests to a sophisticated oasis overlooking a tranquil mosaic garden courtyard. The elegant curved design offers a charming escape from the bustling city below with floor to ceiling windows boasting a sun-drenched breakfast haven and the romantic fairy lights making this intimate setting ideal for dinner before or after a performance at the many nearby theatres or opera.


On-site facilities:


A privately owned valet car park is located behind the hotel on Bligh Street and offers hotel guests a discounted rate of AUD $57.00 per vehicle per 24 hours.


There are no pool facilities onsite at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. The closest Swimming Pool facilities are at the Cook & Phillip Aquatic Centre just a 10 minute stroll from our front door.


Elixir Gym is available to all hotel guests and is located on Level 1 of the hotel.


There are no dedicated spa facilities onsite at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. The closest spa, Ans Desire Nails and Beauty, is located within the Wentworth Arcade below the hotel.

Eco and community initiatives

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is a Gold member of Planet 21 – AccorHotels’ sustainability development program. The hotel is committed to ‘Acting for Positive Hospitality’ and contributing to achieving the Planet 21 2020 vision through implementing sustainable initiatives and strategies throughout the hotel.


Concierge recommends

Within moments guests can find themselves in front of the two most iconic architectural attractions in Australia, the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Fascinating exhibitions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Australian Museum and the Australian Maritime Museum leave no doubt that Sydney is one of the world’s premier cultural capitals. If you’re not in love with the beach when you arrive, you can’t help but be smitten by the time you leave. With 40 pristine beaches to choose from, including world-famous Bondi Beach, you can watch fearless surfers harness the pounding waves or splash around in the gentle waters of a protected harbour beach.

Celebrity guests?

Princess Diana of Wales, Prince Charles, Sophia Loren, the Duke and Duchess of York, Queen Elizabeth II, Neil Armstrong, Elton John, the Dalai Lama, Princess Mary and Prince Frederik of Denmark, the Pope, Bob Hawke, Paul Keating, Margaret Thatcher and many more.

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