55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour

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55, George Street, The Rocks, New South Wales, 2000, Australia

The Location of 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour

Set on the top floor of Rydges Sydney Harbour in The Rocks, 55 George Street is a gorgeous rooftop event space overlooking the famous harbour and its many iconic landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. The rooftop sits atop a four-star luxury hotel with 176 plush suites.

Rydges Sydney Harbour is located conveniently to Sydney Airport (20-40 minute drive) Circular Quay (10 minute walk), and Central Station (14 minute drive).

The Atmosphere of 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour

A spectacular rooftop setting with a large pool and covered gazebo overlooking the harbour, 55 George Street Rooftop hosts events of many styles, ranging from poolside cocktail parties to modern wedding receptions. The aesthetic is modern and approachable, and truly, all about the incredible views.

An Overview of Events at 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour

55 George Street Rooftop events usually take place beside the pool. Here, you can party in a cocktail-style setting with lounge areas setup or indulge in a multi-course meal with long tables for dining. Either way, your guests will enjoy spectacular views. 

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Up to 180 Standing
Up to 35 Dinner & Dance
Up to 35 Boardroom


Accomodation Onsite
Rooms Available 176
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
In House Catering
3rd Party Catering


11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Spaces At This Venue

Rydges Sydney Harbour Social Pool Parties, The Pool

from $5,000

55 George Rooftop

130sqm / 1,399sqft

Set atop Rydges Sydney Harbour luxury hotel, this wide-open events terrace caters to functions of all types, whether a small social get together or a large party or wedding. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed, with plenty of options for your event menus and agenda.


The location of 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour

Nearby attractions:

Restaurants nearby:

  • Quay
  • ARIA
  • Sake Restaurant
  • Firestone
  • Caminetto

Restaurants on site:

  • The Lobby Bar
  • The Playfair Terrace


Venue Testimonials

I hosted a customer event on the rooftop […] and I couldn't fault it!. The team were great, everything from the food, service, event space was fabulous. […] the event team on the day couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommend this space for an event and would use it again. Thanks team!

Vicky Quinian ·

Great roof top venue, good food and service. Outstanding view across the harbour.

Jo Jenkman ·

Great location, in the heart of The Rocks and the old streets of Sydney harbour. […] Stunning foyer […] Friendly staff. Fantastic outlook .

Jenny Wong Kain ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

It depends largely on the format of the event or function you’re planning. For seating dinners or lunches, pricing is around $75 or $85 per guests. Pricing ranges depending on the formality, date, and dining plans for your specific event.

Yep! This gorgeous rooftop space overlooks Sydney Harbour and sets a laidback scene for any Aussie Christmas party, whether it’s for a corporate group or a bunch of friends.

Yes, and they’re absolutely gorgeous events. At 55 George, you and your guests will be treated to exclusive use of a relaxed rooftop wedding overlooking the dazzling harbour. Nosh on canapes and gaze at sunset just after saying your waterfront wedding vows.

One of our favourite picks is 55 George Street Rooftop, which is part of the Rydges Sydney Harbour hotel. This wide-open space features sweeping views of the waterfront, a large swimming pool, and plenty of space for your event or wedding guests to socialise with cocktails in-hand.

Rydges Sydney Harbour is home to one of our favourite Sydney rooftop event spaces: 55 George Street Rooftop. The views from the top include The Rocks, Sydney Harbour, Sydney CBD, and various local landmarks.

Rachel Lamb

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Rachel is our Sydney Venue Specialist who knows all the best wedding venues throughout the city's sprawling suburbs, as she's spent her entire life in this city. She's worked in weddings and events since 2014, handling everything from coordination and operations to hands-on styling and design. She's a big fan of the little details and will never say no to a frothy almond latte.

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