Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney - MGallery by Sofitel


This eye-catching heritage-listed building is a fine example of the preservation and restoration going on in Sydney’s historic Rocks district.

Why you'll love it here

  • Sydney's most beautiful Heritage Hotel in the heart of the Rocks Precinct with over a century of history preserved in a captivating building
  • Kick start your day with a Coffee and Crepe at the charming Parisian style Creperie Suzette
  • The surrounding Rocks Historic Precinct is bustling with shops, galleries, pubs, museums and harbourfront restaurants
  • Chateau Tanunda have been winemaking since 1890, private wine-tastings are available at their boutique cellar door behind the hotel


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  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

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This eye-catching heritage-listed building is a fine example of the preservation and restoration going on in Sydney’s historic Rocks district. 

The former site of Sydney’s first hospital was purchased by local lawyer George Evans, who constructed Evan’s Stores warehouses in 1887. These colonial sandstone buildings are of late Victorian Italianate style and were converted into a hotel in 1989, with many of its historic elements being covered over during the restoration. The hotel’s most recent restoration celebrates the building’s great historical significance by bringing back to life its beautiful architectural features, creating a unique setting and charming ambience.

The hotel offers 59 rooms which offer modern style and also preserve the historic charm of the building and area. Set right in the heart of The Rocks district, it offers a quiet oasis just moments away from Sydney’s bustling harbourfront, and some of Australia’s most iconic attractions, including Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

Discover the tranquillity of the garden terrace or relax in the exquisite lobby lounge and library. On the ground floor, you will find the sophisticated Eric’s Bar, specialising in boutique wines from across the globe. Tayim Restaurant & Bar serves regional cuisine with a Middle-Eastern Influence, in an elegant dining room providing a fine dining experience in a space steeped in history.

If your stay includes a weekend, be sure to visit the colourful Rocks Market that fills the cobblestoned lanes with more than 200 stalls selling fashion from emerging designers, street food and original art and crafts.

For a room with views, the Harbour View Suite will not disappoint, with its private terrace commanding fabulous views over the rooftops of The Rocks district and out to Sydney Opera House.


Room Amenities: Air-conditioning, Complimentary Wifi (Le Club members), Flatscreen television, Hairdryer, In-room safe, iPod docking station, Iron and ironing board, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities

Heritage Rooms

Heritage Rooms

Compact and elegantly appointed rooms that feature lofty ceilings, a Queen-size bed. Complimentary Wifi is offered when you sign up to Le Club on arrival.
Heritage Superior

Heritage Superior

These rooms are larger in size than the Heritage Rooms, so are a good choice for a longer stay. Elegantly appointed with painted brick walls and designer chairs, these rooms feature either a Queen-size bed or two single beds. Complimentary Wifi is offered when you sign up to Le Club on arrival.
Heritage Deluxe Room

Heritage Deluxe Room

Spacious rooms that feature a King-size bed, sofa bed, designer chair and ipod docking station. Complimentary Wifi is offered when you sign up to Le Club on arrival.
Studio Suite

Studio Suite

These open-plan studios feature a spacious lounge area with designer chair, coffee table and sofa while the bedroom area is complete with a King-size bed. Complimentary Wifi is offered when you sign up to Le Club on arrival.
Harbour View Suite

Harbour View Suite

This is the hotel’s largest and most impressive suite. The suite features a King-size bed, separate lounge with sofa and private outdoor terrace with spectacular views over the rooftops of the historic rocks district, the harbour and Sydney Opera House. Complimentary Wifi is offered when you sign up to Le Club on arrival.  

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  • Time zone: +8 GMT
  • Flight time: 17 hours - 23 hours
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
  • Tipping guideline: Optional, but not expected
  • Health considerations: No major health risks. There is no risk of yellow fever in Australia, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Population: 26,699,482
  • National languages: English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type I (V), 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for Australia if you have a British passport - apply online

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