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Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

  • 199 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia

    October 1982

    Uday Rao
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 531

  • Guest Rooms: 498
  • Suites: 33

Number of Storeys: 34

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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


  • 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 cocktail bar Grain in 2012, creation of new meeting spaces in 2013, in 2017 the lobby restaurant underwent a major renovation and opened Mode Kitchen & Bar; 2019 the hotel and meeting spaces received a multi-million dollar renovation
  • The latest enhancements to the guest experience follow a multi-million dollar renovation of 517 rooms and suites in 2019. Décor is inspired by the soothing blues and crisp whites of the surrounding Harbour, and 60 percent of rooms enjoy views of the Bridge or Opera House - some both
Facilities and Services

Concierge Team:

  • Chef Concierge: Josh Blake
  • Les Clefs D’Or members: 1


  • 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
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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

Executive Chef: Francesco Mannelli

Banquet Chef: John Lawrence

Hotel Pastry Chef: Davis Summoogum

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Restaurant: Mode Kitchen & Bar

  • Chef de Cuisine: April Shen
  • Pastry Sous Chef: Quentin Zerr
  • Signature dishes: Scallop crudo with ponzu dressing and fingerlime, Acquerello risotto with dry aged parmigiano, 1 kg dry aged t-bone steak, wood-roasted pumpkin and signature frozen pavlova

Lounge: Grain

  • Signature Cocktail: In Like Flynn - Widges Gin, Amaro Montenegro, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Koala art
  • Signature dishes: Wagyu beef Katsu sando, polenta chips, crispy chicken bao bun, and chilli lime corn ribs
  • Features: Live Music every Tuesday and Thursday


Endota Spa

Design Aesthetic:

  • Contemporary décor with calming earthy tones and natural timber fittings


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

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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


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

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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
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