Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

At a Glance

  • The Four Seasons Sydney has the city's largest heated outdoor hotel swimming pool - triangular in shape, it is 20 metres in length and has a separate whirlpool

  • Located right on George Street, in the heart of downtown Sydney

  • Rooms on the higher floors have picture-postcard views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge

  • Take a short stroll from the front door to the historic Rocks District for markets and boutiques

  • A great base to explore Sydney on foot

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In the southern half of Australia the seasons are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere: spring comes in September, summer is from December to February, autumn runs from March to May, and winter begins in June.

Sydney is great to visit year round but if you want warm sun and dry weather it is best to try between November and April. Their winter months of May - October usually have mild weather so you can still enjoy all the sights.

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Insider's View

Best outdoor pool of any of the top Sydney hotels by far.

The new artisan bar, Grain, is the perfect spot for pre-dinner cocktails before heading out to one of Sydney’s many world-class eateries.

Make sure to head out onto the hotel’s roof where you’ll find one of Sydney’s best rooftop pools, complete with hot tub and tropical style bar - perfect for getting you into the Sydney outdoor vibe.

For additional Club benefits, such as access to Lounge 32 which offers wonderful views across the water, I'd recommend staying in one of the hotel's Club rooms or suites.

Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday to Four Seasons Hotel Sydney or take a look at our itineraries to New South Wales

Description

An excellent location with fabulous views of Sydney's famous icons and extensive facilities make the Four Seasons Sydney a great luxury choice whilst in this vibrant, diverse city, just a stone's throw from Circular Quay and the Rocks district.

Stunningly situated in the historic Rocks district overlooking Sydney Harbour at Circular Quay and just a short walk from the city’s main attractions, Four Seasons is a luxurious and elegant hotel, with dramatic harbour front views. Lined with cobbled streets, the Rocks area of Sydney has fascinating shops, a weekend market, plentiful pavement cafes and lovely galleries. The attractions of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney Opera House and shopping districts are all close by giving The Four Seasons a unique vantage point.

The generously proportioned rooms and suites are furnished in contemporary grand-luxe style with rich silks, marbles and mahogany. Bathrooms are lavish with gold and marble dominating. The range of rooms and suites is extensive and views include the opera house, the harbour bridge and Sydney's diverse cityscape. Lounge 32, an exclusive retreat by Four Seasons, offers added services and amenities.

The restaurants at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney are diverse, with a modern Australian restaurant showcasing delicious a la carte dishes featuring seasonal local produce. The Cabana is located on the pool deck and serves gourmet salads and sandwiches at lunchtimes.

When the extensive highlights of Sydney have been exhausted or you just need a break from the bustling city, the hotel's renowned outdoor swimming pool, sauna and sanctuary spa could be just what you need - or simply relax in your room with in-room cuisine worthy of a fine dining restaurant.

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Accommodation

The Four Seasons Sydney has 531 guest rooms including 121 suites, all with city, opera or harbour views. The Premier Rooms have the addition of an open plan lounge/bedroom area and suites have bedrooms and lounge areas in separate locations. Furnishing are opulent with lavish silks, marble, limestone and mahogany being used throughout. All rooms have 42 inch LCD TVs with DVD players, iPod docking stations and high speed internet access.

Childcare

As with all Four Seasons, younger guests are particularly well looked after with everything from child sized dressing gowns to complimentary milk and cookies at bedtime. The can also provide age specific amenities such as changing mats, cots, bottle warmers etc as well as babysitting and children's menus.

Facilities

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has three fabulous restaurants and a bar. From a modern Australian restaurant to the relaxed poolside setting of The Cabana, the quality and freshness of the food is never compromised. The hotel has a stunning outdoor heated swimming pool, fully equipped 24 hour gym, steam room and spa.

Activities

From the Four Seasons Sydney, tennis and golf are available nearby. Other activities include visiting Bondi Beach, climbing the harbour bridge (a 3-hour climb!) and enjoying the diverse range of shopping, restaurants, arts and culture Sydney has to offer. The intimate spa offers an escape from the buzz of the city and the treatments use indigenous ingredients such as essential oils, floral and fruit extracts, salt and clay to pamper, relax and revive you.

Reviews

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Stephen Legg (Staff)

The Four Seasons Sydney is located in The Historic Rocks, home to the first settlers who founded what would be modern day Sydney. The location is spot on with Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and the major shopping streets of Pitt Street and Mall Market Street just a stones throw away.

The hotel has 531 contemporary luxury rooms offering some of the best views in the city. Many of the rooms on the higher floors have views extending over the harbour including the harbour bridge, botanic gardens and of course that all important opera house view. From my room on the 32nd floor I even had magnificent views out to the outlying suburbs of Bondi and the mouth of the Harbour. After a long flight I even managed to keep my blinds open to enjoy the dramatic sunrise, lighting up the city with an ethereal glow.

The full harbour-view rooms offer the most dramatic skyline views with both Opera and Bridge views. It was the Royal Suites with their nearly refurbished monochrome art deco style which offered the true wow factor for me, complemented perfectly with their top floor view.

After a long flight the well-equipped gym was the perfect antidote to ensure my energy levels were back on track. The service could not be faulted, with staff using guests names - quite a feat considering the number of rooms.

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Olivia Cryer (Staff)

Located right at the bottom of George Street, just moments from Circular Quay, the Four Seasons Sydney is in the perfect position for a stay in this vibrant and beautiful city. Even on a grey and rainy day, the views from the upper floors across the Harbour were spectacular, with brooding clouds casting shadows from the shell-like peaks of the Opera House. Rooms here range from the compact yet comfortable Deluxe Rooms, through to the newly refurbished Suites, which offer panoramic views and a crisp, Art Deco feel.

My personal favourites due to their dual aspect windows are the Grand Premier Full Harbour Rooms, which definitely dont disappoint. These spacious rooms allow you to spread out, unpack, and enjoy the views from the sanctuary of your exceptionally comfortable bed the perfect antidote to the long flight from London. So comfortable, that they are now marketing these wonderful beds so that guests can experience the inimitable Four Seasons comforts from their own homes.

With a great gym, an outdoor pool and a freshly overhauled spa, the hotel has everything you need to settle in to the rhythm of Sydney life, and being moments walk from the Rocks district, Circular Quay, and the central shopping areas is absolutely fantastic, particularly for first time visitors to Sydney.

Experiences

  • Berowra Waters Inn Sydney Sea Plane Experience

    Accessed solely by boat or seaplane in a stunning waterfront setting, Berowra Waters Inn is Sydney’s most famous gastronomic destination. The fine dining experience offers an incredible seven course degustation menu designed by Chef Brian Geraghty.

  • Best of Food and Wine in the Southern Highlands

    Spend a day enjoying fine wine and artisan produce in New South Wales' Southern Highlands - a lesser known but equally impressive wine producing region of Australia.

  • Blue Mountains High Country Eco Tour with Heli

    Visit the Blue Mountains, one of Australia's most iconic sights. Tour through Featherdale Wildlife Park home to an array of endemic wildlife before continuing into Blue Mountains where you will enjoy lunch before an epic heli-ride back to Sydney.

  • Cruise Like A Local

    When in Sydney getting out on to the harbour is a must. Depart in style from Circular Quay on a 52 foot motor yacht and embark on a four hour cruise taking in the famous sights as well as the lesser known coves and beaches of the harbour.

  • Discover the Blue Mountains by 4WD

    On this day tour, you will explore the Blue Mountain’s National Park admiring the dramatic landscapes and varied wildlife before enjoying a picnic lunch overlooking the endless panorama.

  • Explore Sydney by Bike - Half Day Tour

    Explore Sydney by bike on this exhilarating privately guided cycling tour around Australia's most cosmopolitan city.

  • Hunter Valley Food and Wine Trail

    Spend a day enjoying fine wine and food in the middle of the stunning Australian countryside. The Hunter Valley is world famous for its Semillon and Shiraz as well as a huge array of artisanal produce.

  • Learn to Surf at Bondi Beach

    Enjoy a day learning to surf the waves of the famous Bondi Beach in Sydney. The ideal introduction to Australia for the whole family.

  • Luxury Sailing on Sydney Harbour

    When in Sydney getting out on to the harbour is a must. Cruise the harbour in style on a sailing boat and embark on a four hour cruise taking in the famous sights as well as the lesser known coves and beaches of the harbour.

  • My Sydney Detour

    This hidden and private guided tour of Sydney really gets you away from the conventional sights of Sydney. With your specialist guides and unique vehicle, explore through the eyes of two locals and learn all about Sydney from a different perspective.

  • Quintessentially Sydney

    This full day tour of Sydney is designed for guests who not only want to see the iconic sites of Australia's most prominent city but also to meet the locals and get under the skin of New South Wales' cosmopolitan capital.

  • Sydney for Kids

    A great day out exploring Sydney for the whole family. Learn how to make Australian chocolate before heading to the famous beach Bondi where the whole family can learn to surf. Can be tailored to suit your specific desires.

  • Sydney's Food and Wine Trail

    Sydney is fast becoming recognised for its amazing food and wine offering and a privately guided off-the-beaten track gourmet tour is one of our top choices for this mesmerising city.

Holiday Ideas

  • Australia in Depth

    Perth, Barossa Valley, Sydney, The Daintree

    from £4700 pp inc flights & transfers for 12 nights

    • Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest staying in Tropical North Queensland
    • Explore some of Australia's most cosmopolitan cities from Perth to Sydney and of course Melbourne
    • Experience Aboriginal culture up in the Daintree- the oldest rainforest in the world
  • Grand Tour of Australia and New Zealand

    Waiheke Island, Rotorua, Kaikoura, Queenstown, Sydney, Whitsundays, Cairns and Uluru

    from £16000 pp inc flights & transfers for 18 nights

    • The most luxurious and exclusive way to discover the highlights of the Antipodes
    • With spectacular weather, this itinerary is a great option for Christmas holidays, either just for a couple or for a family with children over 6
    • Discover the marine giants of New Zealand with a whale watching trip in Kaikoura

Location & directions

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Stunningly situated in the historic Rocks district overlooking Sydney Harbour at Circular Quay and just a short walk from the city’s main attractions.

How to get there

The Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is a 25-minute drive from the Four Seasons Sydney.

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