Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney

A member of the MGallery by Sofitel Collection | AccorHotels

Discover Sydney’s most beautiful heritage hotel conveniently located in the heart of The Rocks precinct. Perfectly situated just minutes’ walk from the Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the CBD, experience a 59 room, 5 star hotel in the rocks steeped in history. Built in 1887, the location was the original grounds of Sydney Hospital. Ranging from our heritage rooms to our harbour view suite, enjoy stylish accommodation rooms in The Rocks, and take a journey through time.

We look forward to welcoming our guests to experience the Australian heritage that has been beautifully preserved at Harbour Rocks MGallery Hotel.

The hotel which operates under Accor has intensified hygiene & prevention measures to ensure guest safety during COVID-19. The ALLSAFE label verified by Clifton represents our new elevated cleanliness protocols and standards and provides assurance that these standards are met at Harbour Rocks Hotel.

The Rocks – Where the past meets the present

Over a century of history has been preserved in a captivating building located in the centre of The Rocks and Circular Quay. Our unique hotel in The Rocks offers all the essentials for our guest’s convenience. The hotel has a charming tale of history, capturing the authentic spirit of life in the “New World”.

Located on the southern shore of Sydney Harbour, just minutes away from the entry port to the vibrant new city, the beautiful Harbour Rocks Hotel building has been capturing stories from overseas arrivals throughout time. The hotel serves as a monument and a witness of the rise and growth of an urban and beautiful city. This hotel has preserved the original structure and glory inside a five-star accommodation offered to the curious visitors wishing to take a glance into Sydney’s mysterious past. 

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Carefully designed to preserve all the original architectural features of the past, Harbour Rocks Hotel welcomes travelers who enjoy a unique yet artistic atmosphere that does not compromise comfort and luxury whilst travelling. Among all the hotels in The Rocks, Sydney, Harbour Rocks revives Sydney’s past in the most beautiful way capturing the stories of the last century since 1887.

A Little Bit of History

Built on the remaining foundation of Sydney’s first hospital, a three-storey structure, divided into four equal sections as shopfronts, it became the most popular shopping centre in Sydney, known as the Evans stores. With the falling popularity of the stores, the building has become the home of local artists and was renamed to Harrington Street Gallery. Finally, in 1989 our boutique hotel in the Rocks was born and since then, Harbour Rocks Hotel has been a synonym of sophistication with heritage accommodation in the heart of Sydney city. 

Our doors are open for visitors willing to take a thrilling journey through time. Take a look at our charming facilities and elegant rooms steeped in a little piece of history. Every room holds a story you can discover and revive.

Luxurious Heritage Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney NSW

The Rocks attracts thousands of tourists every year due to it’s historical significance and vibrant atmosphere near Sydney CBD. Choosing Sydney accommodation near The Rocks means staying at the centre of the beautiful city. Harbour Rocks Hotel’s ideal location is just a few minutes walking distance from Sydney’s most famous sights, including the iconic Harbour Bridge, Sydney CBD, Circular Quay and the mesmerising Opera House. Hotels near the Rocks, Sydney are chosen by tourists from all over the world due to the great location and the view over the beautiful Sydney Harbour. 

Staying at Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney Australia

Harbour Rocks Hotel offers 59 uniquely designed guest rooms, equipped with modern facilities and contemporary comfort. Discover the sophisticated and charming rooms our boutique hotel offers. Our conveniently located hotel in the rocks promises an unforgettable stay and thorough Sydney experience, is at your disposal.

Our rooms are smartly designed to meet the needs of our appreciated guests. From cozy to spacious, every room represents a unique heritage inside luxurious accommodation. Take a peek inside and find the one that appeals to your taste. 

The Heritage Rooms 

As the name implies, our heritage rooms wrap the vintage elements of the construction in a modern and clean design. The fusion of vintage and contemporary results in enticing charm. Many beautiful elements, ornaments, soft lighting and rich tones bring a cozy, warm atmosphere that offers relaxation and comfort. 

Heritage rooms are the ideal intimate space for couples or a comfortable resting place for single travelers. Featuring a king-size bed, mini-bar and luxurious amenities, our five-star heritage rooms are a perfect fit for those who want comfort in cozy and homey-like accommodation. 

The Heritage Superior Room

The Heritage Superior room, due to its spaciousness, exhibits a little bit more of the original workers’ bricks and sandstones. Beautifully preserved they are exposed to natural light coming from the vintage-inspired large windows, reflecting warm colors and a relaxed ambience. 

The clean yet neat elegance is not disturbed by the subtle ornamental open fireplace that makes the room even more delightful. The little extra space features an additional sitting area next to the fireplace, allowing for a nice place to enjoy a perfectly relaxing character of the room. Travelers who seek comfort in a spacious and bright room, intended for two, will enjoy a Heritage Superior room with a perfectly comfortable king-size bed, mini-bar and luxurious amenities. As we are a heritage hotel, please note that all our rooms vary slightly from each other and may differ from the imagery as shown. 

Heritage Deluxe Room

The calming feeling and soothing atmosphere of the deluxe room is offered by the perfectly combined lightning and tones. The warm, spacious room cherishes the vintage spirit of the space, and the sophisticated interior intensifies the timeless beauty of the building.

The Deluxe room features a king-size bed and a comfy double sofa bed. This room is a definition for a warm getaway in the intimate atmosphere of an elegant hotel room. Capturing the historic ambiance, your stay at the Heritage Deluxe room is a once in a lifetime experience. 

Harbour Rocks Hotel is the sole choice for travelers who seek a unique heritage accommodation in the Rocks Sydney NSW. Enjoy the privilege to stay at a historically significant place and still indulge in the comfort of a five-star boutique hotel made for a luxurious and unforgettable experience. 

Studio Suite

The most luxurious accommodation at the rocks Sydney NSW is at your disposal in Harbour Rocks Hotel. A sophisticatedly designed apartment features comfort, large space and elegant contemporary style. Our modern open-style studio suite is designed with a king-size bed or two single beds. Featuring a lounge area, these spacious room is ideal for those who enjoy more space and a modern ambient. Moreover, they will still encounter the historic ambience in the other facilities of the property.

Harbour View Suite – The Best Accommodation in The Rocks, Sydney NSW

The rocks accommodation, Sydney Harbour located, offers an exceptional experience. The sunrise and sunsets are breathtaking when seen over Sydney Harbour. Our Harbour View suite is on the top floor of the hotel and it features a spacious terrace overviewing the beautiful Sydney Opera House in Sydney’s blue Harbour. You just discovered the perfect place for a romantic getaway in Sydney. 

The Harbour View Suite is designed for comfort and relaxation. The large separate bedroom features a king-size bed and a large flat-screen TV within an intimate and elegant design. The open lounge with double sofa bed extends in an indoor and outdoor dining area. The suite features a spacious deluxe bathroom.

As one of the best hotels, the Rocks, Sydney is the best the area has to offer, so the Harbour Rocks Hotel should be your first choice. The unique Australian experience accompanied by contemporary comfort, functionality and elegant design is what makes our accommodation exceptional. 


Indulge in the Finest Dining at Our Hotel Near the Rocks Sydney

Well-known for its hospitality, reputable accommodation and quality, diverse cuisine, Harbour Rocks Hotel is the most appreciated Australia hotel the Rocks area presents. Apart from the heritage property and best accommodation, Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney Australia is famous for the culinary art that its dining facilities present. 

Reflecting the reach past of the city, that once hosted thousands of migrants from all around the world carrying their traditions from their motherland, our restaurants present rich, international cuisines. Keeping the vintage spirit and reviving the tales of history through taste and scent, our distinctive cuisines offer a unique dining experience. 


The Sydney Famous Eric’s Bar

On the ground floor of the hotel, a charming little bar is offering visitors a cozy atmosphere to enjoy a glass of special selection wine. Eric’s bar is the place for true sommeliers that will enjoy boutique wines sourced from all over the world. The heart of our heritage property, Eric’s bar will welcome you with historical sights that can be seen with every turn. The perfect surroundings create a lovely atmosphere to be enjoyed with your loved ones. 


Tayim Restaurant – Middle Eastern Cuisine in Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney Australia

The Tayim restaurant is set inside a historic sandstone cavern, so authentic it takes a visitor’s breath away. The perfectly preserved walls and floor bring a notion of another era of Sydney’s history. With a captivating charisma, the place is perfectly suitable for a restaurant that offers Middle Eastern cuisine. The fusion of traditions, styles and tastes represents the spirit of early Sydney. The unique interior and menu are appealing to both locals and travelers from all over the globe. 

The culinary experiences, offered by our resident Chef Ran Kimelfeld, are a perfect fusion of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, American favours and Mediterranean influence. Our Tayim restaurant offers a one-of-a-kind pleasure that satisfies all human senses. 


Creperie Suzette – A Vintage French Creperie 

The part of the building that once hosted a popular antique souvenir shop is nowadays a vintage-inspired French Creperie. Famous for the delights and best coffee in town, Creperie Suzette welcomes visitors with a charming interior and enchanting smells. Here, the food is art and offers pure enjoyment in a French style. The international service and contemporary designed interior offer delightful moments for the whole family at the Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney Australia.

If you are still browsing hotels, Rocks area Sydney located, look no further. Harbour Rocks Hotel accommodates travellers from all over the world non-stop. Those who will check in in daylight will witness the exceptional beauty of the symmetric building and the charming neighborhood environment. The pleasantly warming lights on the beautiful vintage facade will welcome our guests that arrive after dusk. Harbour Rocks is a hotel of time and memories. Be a witness of history and write a part of it.