Fall in love with our historical hotel near the Sydney Opera House

With traditional heritage architecture and a vintage sandstone facade, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney welcomes you to experience a sumptuous stay in the civic heart of the CBD. Once home to the Fairfax newspaper empire and the prestigious Bank of New South Wales, this historical building now accommodates business travelers and holiday guests from all over the world. You’re a short stroll from prestigious restaurants and bars, luxury shopping, and iconic sites such as the Sydney Opera House, the Queen Victoria Building, and Martin Place.

Whether you’re looking to take a holiday within walking distance of Circular Quay or conduct business near Wynyard Station, our hotel enhances your visit with exemplary service and modern amenities, such as traditional high tea in The Fax Bar. Available for corporate needs, our two heritage-style meeting rooms showcase original marble and ornate features that date back to the 1800s, and our spacious, modern venues allow you to host your next function in style. Elegant experiences await as you step back in time at our classic hotel.

Chic, clean hotel rooms and suites with marble bathrooms

Unwind in any of our 338 rooms and 26 suites to enjoy soothing blue and gray tones and sophisticated marble bathrooms. You’ll also enjoy convenient amenities like complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, a minibar, and in-room coffee and tea facilities. We take your safety seriously, and our cleaning protocols for each accommodation have been increased to make you feel more at ease during your Sydney getaway.

Standard Room-Atrium View

  •  32 m²
  • 1 queen or 1 king
  • 2 adults
Our standard rooms feature atrium views, ample space, and a clean, modern design.

Superior Twin Room

  •  34 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults, 2 children
For extra space, book one of our superior twin rooms and enjoy complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and a smart TV.

Superior Room

  •  34 m²
  • 1 king or 1 queen
  • 2 adults
Choose an airy superior room to enjoy high ceilings and full-length windows.

High Floor Deluxe Room-Balcony

  •  34 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Our deluxe rooms, situated on the 11th and 12th floors, feature a king bed and a Juliet-style balcony.

High Floor Deluxe King Room-Street View

  •  34 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
For comfort and relaxation, choose these deluxe king rooms offering street-facing views.

Business Class Room

  •  34 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Ideal for corporate travelers, these Business Class rooms allow guests to access the exclusive Business Class lounge.

Studio Spa Suite

  •  52 m²
  • 2 double or 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
For an extended stay or extra space, book one of these posh suites that include a plush sitting area.

One-bedroom Spa Suite

  •  56 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Book our One-bedroom Spa Suites for extra space, privacy, and picturesque views.

Executive Suite

  •  86 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Relax in the separate living room, or retire to the sunken bedroom area’s ensuite bathroom with a freestanding tub.
Offering more than 500 square meters, two of our meeting rooms date back to the 1900s and offer customized audiovisual solutions, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and plenty of daylight. The conference floor offers direct street access, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, integrated event technology solutions, and dedicated event coordinators.


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Gourmet Experience

Taste the best local cuisine
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Luxury Experience

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Family Experience

Get away with the family
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From award-winning dishes to high-tea delights, the three restaurants at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney offer a plethora of delicious options. Begin your day at the Lady Fairfax Room with an enticing spread on the Super Breakfast. For lunch or dinner, make reservations to indulge in the renowned cuisine at Bentley Restaurant & Bar. Looking for a nightcap after a performance at the Sydney Opera House? Slip into The Fax Bar to sip your favorite top-shelf beverage before bed.

Our central location in Sydney’s business district allows you to enjoy some fresh air as you walk to nearby venues like The Royal Botanic Garden, the Harbour Bridge, and the world-famous Sydney Opera House. Don’t miss these other favorite attractions during your stay:


0.97 mi / 1.57 km from the hotel
Celebrate Chinese culture Down Under when you experience Chinatown’s restaurants, shops, and festivals like the Chinese New Year celebration in January and February.

Darling Harbour

0.77 mi / 1.23 km from the hotel
Fireworks, festivals, retailers, restaurants, live music, museums—find all these and more at Darling Harbour. You can also choose a sea adventure by climbing aboard a sailboat, water taxi, or cruise vessel from the harbor.

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Pylon Lookout

0.56 mi / 0.89 km from the hotel
Built in 1932, “The Coathanger” is one of the longest single-arch bridges in the world. Experience its impressive height through a BridgeClimb, or ascend 200 stairs to the top of Pylon Lookout.

Sydney Opera House

0.7 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
Possibly Sydney’s most famous feature, this iconic opera house features six performance venues, including a concert hall, an opera theater, and dramatic arts spaces. Concerts and festivals also take place outside in the courtyard area.

The Rocks Historic District

0.36 mi / 0.59 km from the hotel
Whether you’re browsing The Rocks Markets, Cadman’s Cottage, or the Aboriginal art in one of the galleries, you’re sure to find a wealth of entertainment and information in this historic district that dates to the 1700s.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

0.48 mi / 0.78 km from the hotel
One of the world’s largest, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is a public aquarium featuring a range of Australian aquatic life, with more than 700 species of fish.
27 O'Connell Street, Sydney 2000, Australia

Business travelers appreciate our hotel's proximity to local businesses, as well as convenient transportation options at Circular Quay (light rail, rail, and ferry), Wynyard, and Martin Place (light rail, rail, and bus), which provide quick commutes to and from area companies. Self-parking is available at the hotel. Please contact us in advance to reserve your space.

From Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport

By public tansport:

The airport line operates from all City Circle stations to the domestic (T2 and T3) and international terminals (T1) approximately every 10 minutes. The trip will take between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on the time of the day. The line runs from around 5 am until midnight, seven days a week. Get off at Wynyard Station, just 300 meters from the hotel.

By taxi/car:

The ride takes about 20 minutes via M1 and is about 14 kilometers from the hotel.

From Sydney Central Station

By public transport:

Sydney Trains has many lines that can take you to Wynyard Station in 10 minutes (T1, T3, and T8). The hotel is just 300 meters from the exit. Sydney Light Rail has regular service running from Circular Quay to Moore Park and Randwick via Central Station and Surry Hills.