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SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth

5  ( 3 reviews ) · 61-101 Phillip St, Sydney, New South Wales (View Map) · Show Phone
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The beauty of Sofitel Sydney Wentworth weddings is that every section of your wedding day can take place in one central and glamorous location. This 5-star Sydney hotel wedding venue is a stunning architectural treasure on the periphery of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Your guests will be blown away by the magnificent ballroom and picturesque garden terrace.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel has a signature French style fused with Art Deco splendour. The refined interiors are made for decadent celebrations of all sizes, with a huge capacity of up to 980 standing guests. Whichever room you choose for your wedding celebrations, you’ll be in the safe hands of an experienced planner who can transform each space to meet your vision.

The primary event space is the Wentworth Ballroom and Foyer on Level 3, which is a vast uninterrupted space for dinner dances and opulent receptions. The sparkling 1960s mirrored ceiling lifts the room with a luxe golden glow and the spectacular Heritage-listed Waterford Crystal chandeliers create a wow-factor finish. 

Outside, the Garden Terrace is a beautiful semi-circle courtyard with manicured topiary and colourful flower beds. It makes a heavenly space for an alfresco wedding ceremony or pre-dinner drinks reception, before a formal dinner inside the Garden Court Restaurant. The stylish variety of function spaces create photogenic moments both inside and out.

Top three things you’ll love about your Sofitel Sydney Wentworth wedding:

  • The Location. Sydney weddings don’t get much more central than this. Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is in the heart of it all. It’s close to public transport and Sydney’s famous attractions, plus all the best photo opportunities are within walking distance of the hotel.

  • The Flexibility. The wedding coordinator at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth will work closely with you to ensure that your day is tailored down to the very last detail. From your initial consultation to the big day, the team’s attention to detail makes every wedding unique.

  • The Accommodation. In every Sofitel hotel, guests ‘stay the French way’. Expect 5-star service, Balmain bathroom amenities and sumptuous linens that impress even the most discerning of travellers. They also come with glorious outlooks over Sydney CBD.

Choose from 3 Sofitel Sydney Wentworth wedding ceremony and reception spots: 

  • The Ballroom is a spectacular pillarless space where you can form a fairy tale backdrop to your wedding day. Why not suspend flower chandeliers, fit a glittering dancefloor and add colourful up-lights to create an unmissable event for 580 seated or 980 standing.

  • The Garden Court Restaurant curves around the hotel’s scenic semi-circular courtyard and serves exquisite French dishes served using the freshest Australian produce. The European-inspired setting is a romantic backdrop for banquets for up to 120 guests. 

  • The Garden Courtyard is a wide-open outdoor space in the centre of the hotel, where private ceremonies and drinks receptions can be held. The area also provides perfect opportunities for outdoor wedding photographs with your friends and family.

What the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth wedding spaces are like: 

  • Glamorous French interiors with high mirrored ceilings and pillarless open-plan layouts

  • Heritage-listed architectural features with an Art Deco style

  • Delicious in-house French a la carte cuisine by notable Executive Chef Boris Cuzon

  • An outdoor courtyard that can be used for wedding ceremonies and drinks receptions

  • A wireless microphone, audio system and a dancefloor are included in the venue hire

  • Total capacity of up to 580 seated and 980 standing with a minimum guest number or minimum spend depending on the chosen event space

  • Every wedding package includes a complimentary Junior Suite for the bride and groom, with a full buffet breakfast for two, chocolates, sparkling wine, valet car parking and late hotel checkout

Here’s what else you need to know about Sofitel Sydney Wentworth weddings: 

  • The hotel is a landmark of French luxury design just 7-minutes walk from Circular Quay station and a 15-minute drive from Sydney Airport

  • The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are within walking distance for your wedding day photographs

  • Exclusive use of your chosen event spaces on the day of your wedding

  • Experienced and inspiring Event Coordinator included in your Sofitel wedding package

How much does a Sofitel Sydney Wentworth wedding cost?

Weddings at Sofitel Sydney start at $155 per guest for the Cocktail Package through to the Wentworth Package for $185 per guest.

What are some of the nearby attractions to Sofitel Sydney Wentworth? 

  • Royal Botanic Gardens

  • Sydney Opera House

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge

  • Museum of Sydney

  • Sydney Tower Eye

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales

  • Queen Victoria Building

  • Circular Quay

Is Sofitel Sydney Wentworth a nice place for a wedding? 

Definitely. Sofitel Sydney Wentworth offers couples a chic inner-city hotel wedding venue with a luxury ballroom, an extensive restaurant with an outdoor terrace and deluxe 5-star wedding accommodation. Its centrality is another desirable attribute, with public transport options and Sydney’s best outdoor photo opportunities all located nearby.

Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min 60 / Max 450 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $155 / High $ 200

Min - / Max 200 Ceremony Guests

In-house catering or 3rd Party Catering

Music must end by 3:00 AM


61-101 Phillip St, Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney CBD
Sydney CBD

Nearby Accommodation

3 reviews 5 Write a Review

May 2024

Great food, beautiful venue that had inside and outside areas. Perfect Sydney CBD location. Very easy to deal with, Olivia was wonderful.

Riarne G.

December 2019

After the wedding we were just exhausted!! Our room at Sofitel was great to lay back, and the staff were wonderful too.

Debbie C.

December 2019

It was really good there. Loved the place, beautiful breakfast included.

Sandra I.

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