Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

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Experience a taste of France in the middle of Sydney at the Sofitel hotel, soaring 35 floors into the sky at Darling Harbour with an outdoor pool, Champagne Bar, plush restaurant and smart guestrooms too.

Why you'll love it here

  • Enjoy spectacular Sydney skyline views from the impressive infinity edge outdoor pool or while working out in the fitness centre
  • Club Rooms benefit from access to Club Millesime, à la carte breakfast, delicious afternoon tea and “Apéro Chic” evening drinks & canapés
  • Atelier by Sofitel, the hotel's French inspired grill has been awarded two AGFG Chef Hats, awarded for consistent culinary excellence
  • Take in dazzling panoramic sunset views of Sydney's skyline from the sophisticated Champagne Bar

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Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Australia holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Right at the heart of the action in Sydney is the Sofitel, promising immediate access to the attractions of Darling Harbour including the many shops, bars and restaurants dotted along its waterfront.

Across the water is one of the city’s top attractions – the fantastic aquarium and zoo – while the Opera House can be reached via a scenic ferry ride beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Not only does this high-end hotel flaunt a privileged location, but also unrivalled views of Sydney’s skyline and bay from the guestrooms, restaurants, gym and outdoor infinity pool.

Huge windows look out over the city, even from many of the bathrooms so you can enjoy a long soak while gazing across the harbour. Rooms and suites are as elegant and well-appointed as you would hope from the French Sofitel group, while the option to upgrade to one with Club Lounge access is too good to resist.

What’s more, French hospitality and cuisine take the whole experience up a notch at the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour. You’ll be welcomed with a ‘Bonjour’ from hotel staff and greeted with modern French fare in the signature restaurant, Atelier.

Another irresistible French touch is the Champagne Bar, perfect for toasting your Australia holiday after a day of exploring Sydney, though you also have three other bars at your disposal: one by the pool, another in the lobby and the Club Lounge, Millésime, where you’ll be spoilt with complimentary snacks and drinks – including champagne – plus stellar city views from the 35th floor.

A fresh, contemporary décor scheme pervades the rooms and suites at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, all soft hues, floor-to-ceiling windows and slick, modern furnishings. Mod cons include tea and coffee making facilities, a minibar, pillow menu, bath menu (offering a range of indulgent elixirs), Smart TV, walk-in rain shower, signature Sofitel MyBeds, air-conditioning and far-reaching views over the city or harbour. Upgrade to a room with access to Club Millésime to enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks.

Superior Room

Superior Room

This 35-6sq m room offers the choice of one king-size or two double beds and some also come with views of Darling Harbour, while the standard amenities all feature here. If opting for the Superior Room Club Millésime, you’ll get even better views from the top floors of the hotel and access to the Club Lounge.
Luxury Room

Luxury Room

Upgrade to a Luxury Room to enjoy a corner bathroom with deep-soak tub overlooking the city or Darling Harbour, as well as a floorplan of 35–6sq m, either king-size or two double beds and Lanvin toiletries. If opting for the Luxury Room Club Millésime, you’ll get even better views from the top floors of the hotel and access to the Club Lounge.
Junior Suite

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite is decidedly larger at 53sq m, bestowing generous views of Darling Harbour, a deep-soak tub, lounge area, toiletries by Hermès and access to Club Millésime.
Prestige Suite

Prestige Suite

Go up another notch to the Prestige Suite on the top floors of the hotel and you’ll enjoy 74sq m of space, incredible views of Darling Harbour, a living room with wraparound windows and dining area, toiletries by Hermès plus access to Club Millésime.
Bellerive Suite

Bellerive Suite

The pick of the bunch, this top-floor suite offers a floorplan of 112sq m, unrivalled views of Darling Harbour, a living room with wraparound windows, dining area, butler’s pantry, toiletries by Hermès plus access to Club Millésime.

Sofitel’s 24-hour gym has panoramic windows looking out over Darling Harbour, for a workout with a view, while the outdoor infinity pool might be what gets between you and the rest of Sydney. It’s a gorgeous spot complete with terrace, sun loungers and a pool bar, perfect for cooling off from the heat of the day. Also at Sofitel Darling Harbour is the Club Millésime, an exclusive lounge offering breakfast, light bites and drinks with stellar Sydney views.

Atelier by Sofitel

Atelier by Sofitel

Be transported to the Côte d’Azur as you feast on modern French dishes at the main hotel restaurant, Atelier. Starring locally sourced produce, Australian and French wines, plus views of Darling Harbour, Atelier really does hit all the high notes.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Champagne Bar

Champagne Bar

Slick and refined, the Sofitel’s Champagne Bar is where to go for evening drinks or afternoon sundowners while gazing out over Darling Harbour from above. It’s not just bubbly that’s on the menu, but also craft cocktails and posh nibbles (think oysters and caviar) plus premium teas and coffee.

Esprit Noir

Esprit Noir

The lobby lounge is an all-in-one watering hole, open from early in the morning for caffeine fixes to early evening tipples, with the chance to grab a bite in-between. Sip a fine wine, chilled beer or cocktail, and pick from a delicious range of soft drinks too.

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Le Rivage Pool Bar

Le Rivage Pool Bar

Open till 7 or 8pm each day, this poolside bar ensures you stay refreshed while soaking up the sunshine and revelling in those Darling Harbour views.

In the heart of Darling Harbour, the Sofitel provides easy access to one of Sydney’s top locations, with so much entertainment, cuisine and shopping close by. Walk across Pyrmont Bridge to the fantastic Sydney Aquarium and Zoo, or head up to the Australia National Maritime Museum. Discover nearby neighbourhoods like Chinatown and Haymarket, or take the ferry to Circular Quay and The Rocks; you’ll travel beneath Sydney Harbour Bridge, with the Opera House in plain sight.

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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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