Boutique Hotels Sydney – The Harbour Rocks Hotel


Everything about our stay was perfect - a great location with good sized, comfortable rooms. The staff here were probably the most attentive, friendly and helpful of any hotel I have stayed in. An excellent, boutique hotel.” Sydney, AU, TripAdvisor


“A lovely, quirky boutique hotel in a brilliant location for the Bridge, Opera House and Circular Quay. Although in a busy location, the hotel had a feeling of calm and tranquility as soon as you went through the door. – West Yorkshire, TripAdvisor

Boutique hotels have always been a coveted accommodation; as hotels became more sterile and lacking personality, travelers sought out hotels with character, history and a staff that stands out. Boutique hotels have excelled in those areas that larger hotel chains could not; a smaller, stylish and unique hotel in an ideal location is in high demand. A quick search for “boutique hotels Sydney” can give you an idea of just how much competition there is between boutique accommodation Sydney, and how well The Harbour Rock Hotel – an MGallery by Sofitel Hotel compares to them all. The Harbour Rock Hotel takes on hints from it’s location, in the middle of Sydney’s historic precinct and has created a comfortable, at-home atmosphere with it’s décor that echoes the history of the area it is located in, The Rocks neighbourhood in Sydney. The Rocks in Sydney is known for its history and rich culture. The cobble stoned streets of the neighbourhood spread out to the western side of Circular Quay and beneath the imposing steel arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, a historic landmark in Sydney an Australia. Step just outside the harbour to find some of Sydney's oldest sandstone terraces and cottages. With The Harbor Rocks hotels dark, calming colors and well maintained classic architecture of the over 100-year-old city, you will feel at home here. While The Harbour Rock Hotel preserved it’s old roots, it has been appropriately updated to keep up with it’s modern day guests. The bathrooms and fixtures are all new and sleek and the infrastructure of the building is well maintained. The Harbor Rocks prides itself on keeping the look and feel of classic Sydney alive while creating an environment reflective of modern day luxury. 

Our Staff


“The staff were friendly, the hotel timeless and beautiful, the cleaning impeccable. My pjs were folded neatly every day! That seldom happens these days. And every day a fresh batch of iced tea was at reception to refresh a weary traveler.” –Tripadvisor


“…the service throughout the hotel, from the wonderful breakfast, to the front desk, to the well-stocked bar was top notch. I would stay here again in a heartbeat either for business or with my family.” –Tripadvisor

 Like most boutique hotel Sydney accommodations, we pride ourselves on staff that is award-winning, attentive and personal staff. Our staff is consistently praised and reviewed by our guests. The Harbour Rock Hotel is the kind of hotel you leave friends with the bartender or with a fond memory of discovering the receptionist’s husband went to your high school. 

“What a wonderful reception from Moss the night manager. Excellent service at the bar and made us laugh a lot. He is an asset to the hotel. All of our party enjoyed his company and his helpful and friendly approach to the guests.” –Tripadvisor

 Our job is to make your stay comfortable, carefree and clean; we won’t forget that!

Want want more from your “ boutique hotel Sydney” search?

 If you’re looking for the best experience possible, look no further than The Harbour Rocks Hotel for a completely unique Sydney experience. With so much more to offer than typical boutique hotels, you will not be disappointed. What makes Harbor Rocks Hotel Sydney so different? With our many dining options – including a totally unique, restored vintage shop turned real French creperie – ideal location and unbeatable price, you won’t find a better option in The Rocks. Come for business or come with the family to explore the rich history of this beautiful city right out our front door. Looking for the feel of an apartment with the amenities of a hotel? Check out our Harbour View Suite.The Harbour View Suite offers a rooftop terrace with 360 degree views of the city, including harbour views. It also boasts a full kitchen and ensuite bathroom and sitting areas. What other boutique hotel can offer you that? To make your stay as unique and comfortable as possible, the Harbor Rocks staff offers several packages including a Ghost Tour Package, a romantic getaway package, dining and accommodation vouchers and tourist attraction reservations through us. Let the staff take care of the details so you can sit back and be productive or relax on your vacation. You will receive benefits such as these of a much larger hotel, with a small boutique hotel feel. When you think “boutique hotels Sydney”, want The Harbour Rocks Hotel should be the first place you think of. Offering the of a larger hotel, award-winning, hands-on staff and a unique, timeless aesthetic you won’t soon forget, The Harbour Rocks Hotel is your new favorite place to stay in Sydney

Located in The Rocks, the very center of Sydney, this boutique hotel is a lovely surprise.


“The Harbour Rocks hotel is one of our favourites with its style and you can't beat the location in the heart of the Rocks! The staff are always extremely helpful and friendly too. The room was excellent with a view of the opera house…that was so good to wake up to on Australia...” – Milan, Italy,


“This small boutique hotel is perfect for a short stay in Sydney. Hotellocation is great, just 5 minutes from Circular Bay ferry and train station (direct trains to airport, direct ferries to Zoo, Bondie, darling harbour...).” – Melbourne, AU