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Stretch out, climb new heights 
and take in a show in Walsh Bay

The recently renovated Pier One Sydney Harbour – formerly a Sebel property – boasts gorgeous new furnishings and a schmick new restaurant and is still perfectly perched so guests can enjoy some of the best vantage points in town. They’ve got 11 types of room for any budget. We booked a Harbour View Suite – which keeps the heritage-listed building’s original timberwork intact – and were treated to gorgeous waterfront vistas, gleaming white furnishings and luxe toiletries courtesy of Appelles Apothecary & Bar. (Toss the ginger lily-scented Himalayan bath salts and get lost in the giant tub before swanning around your room in white cotton bath robes.) Pop down to the lobby bar for a refreshing cocktail before enjoying a seafood dinner at The Gantry Restaurant and Bar, which boasts executive chef Chris Irving, a one-time executive sous chef with Gordon Ramsay and former personal cook to the Beckhams.

When you wake up... Head to the end of the pier for 
a morning yoga class – they’re complimentary for guests, and the opportunity to find bliss beneath the bridge is one you shouldn’t pass up. Sessions take place Tuesdays to Fridays at 6am, and Saturdays at 7am.

During the day... Wait. You live in Sydney but you’ve never done the BridgeClimb? Fix that. Locals leave just as gobsmacked as tourists after they enjoy views from its summit. Climbs run every day of the year.

After dark... You’re in the theatre precinct, so 
book to see a show courtesy Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Dance Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre or ATYP, which have stages nearby. Enjoy post-show drinks at The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf

Time Out stayed as a guest of Pier One.

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Updated on 25 Feb 2015.

By Nicholas Fonseca   |   Photos by The Sebel Pier One

Pier One Sydney Harbour details

Pier One, 11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay 2000

Telephone 02 8298 9999

Pier One Sydney Harbour map

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