DFS Destinations: The Rocks — Luxe Stays

The harbor is all yours

Being so centrally located, The Rocks makes the perfect place to base yourself, whatever your plans. Luckily, it’s home to some seriously luxe hotel options.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Five-star Four Seasons Hotel Sydney boasts spacious guest rooms with lofty views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sip refreshing cocktails poolside at The Cabana, imbibe at Grain, or dine at beautiful bistro Mode Kitchen & Bar.  

199 George Street

Harbour Rocks Hotel

In the heart of The Rocks, boutique Harbour Rocks Hotel teams a heritage building with an elevated Garden Terrace. In-house hospitality includes Middle Eastern restaurant Tayim, Creperie Suzette, and Eric’s Bar.

34 Harrington Street

Hotel Palisade

With nautical-chic interiors by designer Sibella Court, eight-room Hotel Palisade overlooks The Rocks in a narrow historic building. Ground-floor Public House bar produces gastropub classics while top-level cocktail lounge Henry Deane beckons for stylish sips.

35 Bettington Street, Millers Point

Park Hyatt Sydney

For a splurge, luxe low-rise sanctuary Park Hyatt Sydney offers sophisticated suites, smart dining, and a dreamy rooftop pool and spa, with unbeatable waterfront views of the Sydney Opera House opposite.

7 Hickson Road

Pier One Sydney Harbour

Overwater suites wow at Pier One Sydney Harbour, occupying a wharf with up-close-and-personal views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Award-winning The Gantry Restaurant tempts with indoor and outdoor tables, while Bar One whips up informal bites and drinks. Superb theaters are a skip away.

11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay

The Langham Sydney

Dogs love The Langham Sydney as much as humans; the hotel offers pet-friendly perks, plus luxe rooms with Western Harbour or city aspects. Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood features dainty cakes on fancy English crockery, while you can unwind at The Day Spa by Chuan or lounge by the indoor pool, which sports a star-dappled ceiling. 

89–113 Kent Street

We recommend checking websites before visiting, as some venues are currently impacted by the Sydney lockdown; others are offering takeout, virtual experiences, and online shopping services or Click & Collect.