Touted as the most photogenic rooftop in Sydney, the Rydges Sydney Harbour rooftop has unparalleled views of some of Australia’s most iconic structures. From beside the pool and open-air bar, you can gaze upon the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the glittering lights of the city. Rydges Sydney Harbour is ideal for ceremonies and receptions up to 180 guests.
The minimalist interior of Rydges Sydney Central gives you the freedom to customise decor to your specific tastes. Located in Surry Hills, Rydges Sydney Central features floor-to-ceiling windows and two exclusive balconies, as well as the open-air terrace. A 4-star hotel, within walking distance is Centennial Park, Hyde Park, and the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Perfect for small- to medium-sized weddings, the heritage-listed Primus Hotel Sydney features Art Deco decor and luxury furnishings. Windows stretch all the way up to the 3.1m high ceilings, allowing gorgeous natural light to flood into the space. For a breath of fresh air, indulge in exceptional views of the city from the New York-style rooftop that features lush greenery and water features.
Home to several contemporary event spaces, the 5-star Sydney Harbour Marriott is located just a 4-minute walk from Circular Quay. Award-winning Michelin-trained catering staff create gourmet meals, and accommodation is available in any of the 595 bedrooms. Perfect for both ceremonies and receptions, the Sydney Harbour Marriott boasts unobstructed views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
An exclusive hotel with Opera House views, the Langham Sydney features a romantic ballroom ideal for grand fairytale weddings, and cosy drawing room for intimate receptions. Large windows provide stunning views out over The Rocks and further out to the harbour. A 5-star hotel, there is plenty of boutique accommodation onsite where both you and your guests will feel like VIPs.
The Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay is the perfect location for engagements, ceremonies, and receptions. Boasting 5-star luxury details throughout the venue and hotel rooms, the Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay features a grand ballroom for romantic gatherings of up to 360 guests, and the alfresco courtyard is ideal for intimate drinks. An executive chef and catering team are on hand to prepare gourmet canapes and meals.
Considered an architectural treasure, the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth features Art Deco decor infused with provincial French stylings. The main event space is the Wentworth Ballroom, an opulent reception space that boasts a mirrored ceiling and heritage-listed Waterford crystal chandliers. Accommodation is also available onsite for you and your guests.
Perfect for intimate cocktail functions or multi-course feasts, the Vibe Hotel Rushcutters is a short stroll from the harbour foreshore and nestled amongst lush greenery. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to stream in, and a rooftop pool deck is perfect for ceremonies and receptions that overlook the gorgeous Rushcutters Bay.
Located within the heritage-listed 1851 Treasury Building, the Intercontinental Sydney is a luxury hotel wedding venue. Lovingly restored with classic decor and furnishings, this venue is perfect for intimate cocktail gatherings or resplendent banquets. 31 levels above Sydney is the Harbour Room that boasts sweeping views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House and all the way across to Watsons Bay.
Within walking distance of The Rocks, Circular Quay, and the Harbour Bridge, the Amora Hotel Jamison provides two boutique venues that are perfect for ceremonies and receptions. This 5-star hotel has a stunning pillarless ballroom, tailored wedding packages, and 415 elegant guest rooms.
Nestled amongst the lush greenery of the Royal Botanic Gardens, The Calyx is an enchanting venue with striking architectural features and 18,000 living plants. Showcasing the largest living wall in the Southern Hemisphere, The Calyx is a showstopping location for ceremonies and receptions.
Contemporary features are intertwined with the lush forest at Terrace on the Domain. This modern restaurant venue is an airy open-plan space that boasts natural light and a circular layout. Ceremonies can take place on the manicured lawns, and the best photography backdrops are under the magnificent eucalypt and fig trees.
A hidden gem within the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens is Botanic House, a minimalist and contemporary event space. This versatile venue is the perfect location to host your reception after a dreamy ceremony out in the impeccable gardens. Overlooking a serene pond with magnificent palm trees and lush flora, this split-level venue opens out onto an alfresco terrace where your guests can enjoy the views of the garden.
Just a short distance from the city and amongst gorgeous parklands, Centennial Homestead is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue there is perfect for outdoor ceremonies and indoor receptions. Wraparound glass windows look out onto the manicured lawns, and the Hamptons’-style interior creates a coastal and contemporary aesthetic.
Beach House Avalon is a spacious and flexible reception space that boasts ocean views and beach access. Ceremonies can take place down on the sand or in the open-plan Ocean Room that has high ceilings and opens to a covered terrace. Filled with light and with catering supplied by an award-winning team, Beach House Avalon evokes an atmosphere of coastal romance.
Bring a touch of the theatrical to your wedding by hosting it at the Roslyn Packer Theatre. A blank canvas venue, the warehouse features evoke a New York-lost aesthetic. Keep it stripped back for a minimalist vibe, or deck it out in decadent decor. Exposed brick and high ceilings make it ideal for any theme, and award-winning catering is easily adapted for cocktail-style canapes or sit down feasts.
Sitting in the heart of the Sydney CBD, this blank canvas event space is perfect for couples who have a grand vision for their wedding. Sweeping staircases and tall ceilings, the potential for grandeur and luxury is evident as soon as you walk through the door. A large outdoor garden terrace is ideal for drinks and canapes, and a pillarless ballroom is something from a fairytale.
Award-winning cuisine and VIP service await the couple who choose the Establishment Ballroom for their wedding. This chic and modern venue sits in the middle of the CBD and has an in-house styling team who can bring your vision to life. The ballroom is connected to the outdoor terrace that overlooks the stunning Establishment Gardens, allowing your guests to move between the spaces at their leisure.
Inviting in the sunshine, the Ivy Sunroom features floor-to-ceiling windows and an inner-city location. Boasting an elegant rooftop with a secret garden, the Ivy Sunroom is perfect for ceremonies and receptions. A black marble stage evokes modern grandeur, and exclusive catering is provided by the award-winning Merivale team.
A chic, inner-city venue, Establishment Bar is a spacious ballroom located within a heritage-listed building. High ceilings and an impressive marble bar bring the wow-factor, and an atrium-like private garden is a perfect spot for guests to mingle after the ceremony. After your roaming canapes or sit down dinner, head back out into the garden to get the party started. Merivale handle the gourmet catering.
With captivating views of Sydney Harbour, couples that say ‘I do’ at historic Gunners’ Barracks are sure to walk away with memories to cherish for years to come. With a variety of function rooms to choose from, Gunners’ Barracks reaches capacity at 130 seated, and 180 cocktail – so there really is something to fit weddings of all shapes and sizes.
With 113 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Doltone House Venue & Catering Collection is up there with the most popular wedding venues Sydney has to offer. The Doltone House Group features five unique wedding venues in Sydney – Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Doltone House Hyde Park, Doltone House Darling Island, Doltone House Australian Technology Park, and Doltone House Sylvania Waters. All venues are decked out with luxurious finishes and feature some of the best views in Sydney. If you are hoping to WOW guests with your venue choice, we cannot recommend Doltone House Venue & Catering Collection enough. Click here to find out more.
Offering a combination of elegance, and panoramic water views overlooking Darling Harbour, Dockside in the perfect location for a waterfront wedding. With ceiling to floor windows, the naturally lit function room caters to 550 guests for a formal sit-down reception, to a chic cocktail affair of 1200 guests. However, Dockside can also be divided into more intimate spaces, catering to all weddings no matter their size.
Overlooking the iconic Sydney Harbour, Park Hyatt Sydney is a popular choice among those seeking a truly spectacular location for their wedding. This luxurious venue offers exclusivity and privacy, catering for up to 120 guests in its largest function space. And, with award-winning accommodation available on-site, you and your guests can simply roll into bed once the celebrations are said and done. If you are in the market for something truly special, we cannot recommend Part Hyatt Sydney enough. But don’t just take our word for it – check out their photo gallery and find out for yourself why so many newlyweds chose five-star Park Hyatt Sydney to host their wedding.
Just mere metres from the shores of Sydney Harbour, located within the Robertson Park grounds, Dunbar House offers its historic 1830’s mansion for your special day. Promising a truly enchanting location with spectacular views of Watsons Bay, local beaches, and the city skyline, this venue is sure to instil you with memories to cherish forever. Dunbar House has a capacity of 110 guests seated, and 150 guests cocktail – and their dedicated event staff are always on hand to ensure your reception details are meticulously planned and carried out.
Promising sparkling waterfront views and luxury beyond your wildest imagination, Sergeants’ Mess offers an elegant and glamorous space to ring in a new marriage. Boasting breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour, this private venue reaches capacity at 250 guests seated, and 350 guests cocktail. And, as ceremonies are able to be held on site in the gorgeous landscaped area next to Sergeants’ Mess, you won’t even have to travel between ceremony and reception!
Boasting 62 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Pier One Sydney Harbour is up there with the most popular wedding venues Sydney has to offer. Set on Sydney’s iconic Harbour, this venue is renowned for its spectacular location, excellent cuisine, and fantastic selection of function spaces to choose from. Whether you are celebrating with just yourselves or hosting an event of up to 200 guests, there’s something for every wedding at Pier One Sydney Harbour. And, with 189 guest rooms available on-site, you can even make a weekend out of your wedding at this spectacular venue! Click here to find out more.
Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport is a favourite among local couples – and it could be your dream wedding venue too! This five-star venue features a grand staircase, a ballroom complete with sparkling chandeliers, and endless beautiful photography locations throughout the building. Stamford Plaza offers couples a number of function spaces to choose from, allowing to make their wedding truly their own. If you are in the market for something truly magical for your wedding venue, Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport is certainly worth a second look. Find out more here.
Offering a range of venue spaces, delicious seasonal menus, and the stunning Sydney Harbour view, Toronga Centre is one very famous and special location to hold your wedding. Whether its a cocktail party of 300 guests, or a formal sit-down meal, Taronga Centre caters for all weddings big and small.
Set in five acres of parkland, the Banjo Paterson Cottage Restaurant operates from a beautiful sandstone building dating back to the 1830s, and provides a historic and idyllic setting for your wedding. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, and overlooking the water, this venue offers various private dining rooms suitable for wedding receptions of all sizes. And, with access to a private jetty, you and your love could potentially arrive by boat!
Hailed as a five-star supplier by their 41 Easy Weddings customer reviews, Pyde-Parramatta Golf Club is up there with the most popular Sydney wedding venues. This venue is renowned for its excellent cuisine, great attention to detail, and its ability to put on truly elegant and sophisticated events. Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club fits up to 200 guests comfortably, so larger weddings are certainly welcome here. To find out if Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club is the venue you’ve been searching for, be sure to visit their Easy Weddings storefront here.
If you are hoping to host a rustic or vintage wedding, Gledswood Homestead is the venue for you. This historic farming property offers couples the complete wedding experience – catering for ceremonies, receptions and photoshoots within the one stunning location. And, with the ability to host up to 450 guests, you won’t have to cut down on your guest list either! For more information, be sure to visit Gledswood Homestead at their Easy Weddings storefront. See more here.
Situated in Bicentennial Park, Waterview is the perfect setting for a magical garden wedding. This venue features spectacular views through floor to ceiling windows, sophisticated interior, endless photography opportunities, and the ability to accomodate both intimate events and lavish soirees. For more information, be sure to visit Waterview’s Easy Weddings storefront.
With two waterfront beach house venues at The Spit Mosman and Point Piper, Zest Waterfront Venues promises to create an experience unlike any other for your special day. With spectacular views, outstanding cuisine, flexible styling packages, and great attention to detail, Zest Waterfront Venues is sure to deliver a wedding tailored to you as a couple that you’ll be forever proud of.
Built in 1887, heritage-listed Lauriston House, with its open fireplaces, private bridal room, dining room with dance floor, and elegant lounge area, offers a stunning backdrop for your special day. The brand new gardens on site provide the perfect location for an outdoor ceremony, wedding photography, or pre-dinner drinks. And, as Lauriston House Function Centre prides themselves on being a specialist wedding reception venue, the House and its gardens are exclusively yours to If you are searching for a truly spectacular venue to host your wedding, we recommend putting these 20 Sydney venues at the top of your list.