Sofitel Darling Harbour set to open in 2017
- February 28, 2017
When Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel opens in less than 10-months, it will not only be the most iconic waterside hotel in vibrant Darling Harbour, it will be the most enviable address to meet and do business in Sydney. With luxury woven throughout every space, Sydney’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2017 artfully combines French elegance and sophistication with local culture, in order to curate exceptional meetings and events.
Located directly opposite Sydney’s brand new International Convention Centre, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel will be the most in-demand hotel for guests to stay and dine during major events, boasting world-class meeting and event facilities in its own right.With nine flexible meeting spaces, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel is well-appointed to host any style of event, from haute couture fashion shows to gala dinners and large scale meetings or conferences.
Rivalling the finest ballrooms in Australia, Magnifique Ballroom features expansive 5-metre high ceilings with capacity for up to 450 guests. All of the meeting and conference rooms will be fitted with the latest state-of-the-art audio visual technology and an in-house dedicated conferencing and events team to meet any enquiry.
Delegates and guests will be wowed on arrival with the hotel’s striking porte-cochere, a design feature by renowned multi-award winning Sydney architect, Richard Francis-Jones from Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp architects. Francis-Jones’ design draws inspiration from the area’s waterside heritage, reimagining iconic maritime motifs in a vibrant modern style in all 590 guestrooms of the $350m Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, including the hotels 35 enviable suites, boasting some of the best views in Sydney.
Wine and dine corporate clients at Atelier by Sofitel, serving the finest epicurean delights and nouvelle French fare. With the Parisian elegance of a French inspired Rotisserie and Grill, Atelier by Sofitel will be the hotel’s signature restaurant on level three, complete with a Champagne Bar set to become the hottest place in Sydney to savour fine French Champagne or a signature cocktail with a city skyline vista.
Channelling the relaxed sophistication of a Mediterranean beach meets the urban energy of Sydney, Le Rivage Bar on the fourth-floor will become one of the most iconic backdrops in Sydney and one of the city’s most in-demand outdoor event spaces. An ideal place to network, sip cocktails and enjoy great food poolside with the city lights in the foreground, Le Rivage Bar will be emblematic of the hotel’s vibrancy.
For a more exclusive meeting, the exclusive Club Millesime Lounge, located at the very top of the hotel on level 35 will offer breathtaking views over Darling Harbour and the city – a showcase location for intimate and discreet meetings, complete with a private meeting room.