Sydney

  • OPENING DATE:

    October 1982
  • GENERAL MANAGER:

    Bahram Sepahi
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 531

  • Guest Rooms: 498
  • Suites: 33

Number of Storeys: 34

Design Aesthetic:        

  • Blend of contemporary furnishings and fixtures, with classic design features
  • Dramatic grand staircase links the sunlit atrium lobby to the second and third floors
  • Sweeping views of Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House

Architect: Michael Dysart & Partners Pty. Ltd.

Interior Designer(s): Joseph Pang Design Consultants

History:

  • Built in 1982 on the site of a former colonial jail in the historic harbourside The Rocks precinct
  • Overlooks Sydney Cove, where Captain Arthur Philip first landed in 1788 to establish the colony of New South Wales
  • Originally opened as The Regent; managed by Four Seasons since 1992 and rebranded as Four Seasons Hotel Sydney in 2002
  • Hotel has since undergone multiple refurbishments, including a AUD 65 million update in 1999, guest room refurbishment in 2009, lobby refurbishment in 2010, Signature Suites refurbishment in 2011, AUD 11 million project for new restaurant and Grain bar in 2012, and creation of new meeting spaces in 2013
Facilities and Services

Pool:

  • Largest outdoor hotel swimming pool in Sydney, with separate whirlpool and third floor sundeck

Fitness Centre:

  • Size: 350 sq m / 3,767 sq ft
  • Special Features: Open 24 hours; also features sauna and steam room

Lounge 32:

Guests staying in a Club Room, Club Suite or Signature Suite have access to Lounge 32, an exclusive retreat by Four Seasons located on level 32, and enjoy complimentary features including:

  • Private check-in and check-out
  • Hot buffet breakfast
  • All day refreshments
  • Evening canapes and open bar
  • Dedicated concierge
  • Valet pressing
  • Access to a private meeting room
  • Wi-Fi

Concierge Team:

  • Chef Concierge: Jorge Sousa
  • Les Clefs D’Or members: 2
Dining

Head Pastry Chefs: Elliott Roussel and Quentin Zerr

Banquet Chef: Ricardo Licetti

Restaurant: Mode Kitchen & Bar

  • Executive Restaurant Chef: Francesco Mannelli
  • Cuisine: Modern Australian
  • Signature Dishes: Hiramasa kingfish sashimi, sweet and sour onions and macadamia; grilled SA calamari salad, brussels sprouts, lemon and chilli; roasted duck breast, green lentils with mandarin mustard sauce; Millefeuille, raspberry chantilly
  • Indoor Seating: 200
  • Opening Date: July 2017

Bar: GRAIN

  • Indoor Seating: 80 (180 capacity)
  • Beverages: Celebrating the fine craft of drinking with creative cocktails, premium spirits including one of Australia’s largest whisky selections, boutique beers, and local and world class wines
  • Cuisine: Some of the Sydney’s best bar food, with gourmet snacks and share plates inspired by and infused with craft beer and spirits
  • Signature Dishes: Smoky bourbon pork ribs with chilli soy; Hiramasa kingfish tequila tacos; truffle cognac butter on Black Onyx striploin steak with onion rings
  • Designer: Michael McCann
Endota Spa

Design Aesthetic:

  • Contemporary décor with calming earthy tones and natural timber fittings

Facilities:

  • Relaxation lounge areas
  • Treatment rooms
  • Connected to the Hotel’s sauna, heated outdoor whirlpool and outdoor pool

Signature Treatment:

  • Signature Endotarama 75-minute treatment including footbath, massage and facial

Spa Manager: Sally Cantwell

Meetings and Events

Total Size: 1,312 sq m / 14,123 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 683 sq m / 7,352 sq ft

Ballroom Banquet Capacity: 500

Event Spaces: More than a dozen function rooms and breakout spaces

Special features: Dedicated in-house audio-visual company AV Partners

Events catering: New events catering delivers personalised, restaurant quality dining for events of all sizes, at scale, with a focus on fresh produce from local suppliers

Destination

Location: Set in the harbourside The Rocks historic precinct of Sydney, just metres from Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour and major shopping, dining and city attractions

Attractions: Walking distance to Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, MCA, ferry wharf (for transfers to Taronga Zoo, Manly Beach, Darling Harbour, Watson’s Bay), Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower

Off-Site Activities:

  • Beaches – 10 minutes
  • Boating – 10 minutes
  • Golf – 15 minutes
  • Tennis – 15 minutes
  • Surfing – 20 minutes
  • Queen Victoria Building & Pitt Street Mall – 5 minutes
  • Oxford Street, Paddington – 10 minutes
Special Features

Hotel Art Collection

  • Number of works: More than 100
  • Curated by: Ultimate Art Gallery
  • Location: On display throughout the lobby and on level 2 and 3
  • Special features: Focus is contemporary Australian and traditional Australian paintings and sculptures

PRESS CONTACTS
Helen Radic
Director of Marketing
199 George Street
Sydney, 2000
Australia