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Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour rests between the bustling East Circular Quay of Sydney Harbour and the serene Royal Botanic Gardens. Although our elegant accommodation allow for a quiet environment, we are mere steps away from the best attractions, events and top things to do in Sydney, Australia including the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks historic district, and more.

Please read our hotel blog for all the latest news, travel tips, fun things to do in Sydney, and other helpful hints about our city’s wonderful attractions.

September 06, 2016

Spring Has Sprung

Sydney, we are pretty lucky with our weather and Spring is the best season yet. Festivals, events and happenings across the city, you don’t want to miss out on this month’s colourful Spring Festival.


The Sydney Fringe Festival is an alternative arts and culture festival spread across Sydney. Check out Foley Street Lane Way – think Montmartre in Paris, underground film screenings, fresh crepes, wine bar and more.  Newtown Night Market is the best of artisan’s creators, Silent Disco at Public House Petersham, Movie in the Park at Camperdown, Silent Dinner Party at Paddinton Town Hall.


Everything is better with chocolate right? Then the Smooth Festival of Chocolate is the place to be. That’s right an indulgent weekend on Sat 10 & Sun 11 from 10am to 6pm. Partnered with master chocolatiers Lindt, taste mouth-watering macaroons to crave-inducing cronuts. With 80 stalls of gourmet goodies, festival features The Chocolatiers’ Quarters, The Ballebut Test Kitchen and a Lindt Lounge.


For fine dining, great bars and gorgeous views, you can’t beat the sights at Circular Quay.


With a vibrant calendar on this month, pre-theatre dinner at Q Dining is the perfect choice before heading out.  No different to a symphony, carefully curated two and three course menus won’t leave you stranded. Book your table on +61 2 9256 4000.


Sydney’s Latin American Film Festival bring award-winning cinematic to the big screen. Say “Hola” at Dendy Opera Quays with eight feature films and three documentaries, team with a colourful Latin American opening and closing night parties. The festival is over the five days. 8-12 September, contact Dendy Opera Quays +61 2 9247 3800.


Presented by the Sydney Theatre Company, the classic play A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to the stage. A story on the hottest night of the year, young lovers Hermia and Lysander run away from the rules of the city and into the freedom of the forest. 12 Sept – 22 Oct, Sydney Opera House +61 2 9250 7777