Shangri-La Sydney

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176 Cumberland Street
Sydney, NSW 2000


Rediscover grandeur in the renovated Grand Ballroom, the perfect venue for your social events and business conferences. Tastefully redesigned and meticulously appointed with the latest in conferencing technology, the Grand Ballroom comfortably accommodates up to 850 guests.

The Grand Ballroom's design is influenced by the structural elements of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, combining modern Australian aesthetics with subtle indigenous motifs. The ceiling comes to life with four crystal chandeliers bordered with 2,148 ornate crystal rods and multicolour skylights that are customisable for any event.

The Grand Ballroom features the following audiovisual capabilities:

  • A complete lighting, sound and visual system that can be controlled with a wireless iPad
  • State-of-the-art sound system reproducing the highest quality sound
  • 69 adjustable LED spotlights for table pin-spotting
  • Four skylights with customisable colour settings at the touch of a button
  • Six high-definition projectors supporting up to 7,000 lumens of brightness
  • Six motorised projection screens, versatile for any banquet configuration

Additionally, the hotel has 18 function rooms and boardrooms, including a covered outdoor venue, available for groups of 10-400 guests. The hotel offers an on-site staging company to ensure your event is unique and memorable.

All of the conference and function rooms feature state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, including the following:

  • Large plasma display
  • Satellite teleconferencing
  • Screens and monitors
  • Simultaneous translation facilities
  • Video conferencing
  • Video, slide, LCD and overhead projectors
  • Wireless broadband Internet access



Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:5 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 565
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 0

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, offers 565 of the most spacious and luxurious guestrooms and suites among Sydney hotels. All rooms have breathtaking views of the harbour and are the largest in their class.

Exquisitely appointed with contemporary furnishings, rooms feature triple-glazed soundproof windows, plush duvets and signature bed linens.

Minimum Capacity 1Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 850Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 850Conference - Day package$
Maximum Table Seating 450ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 800Per Room$

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Function Room Capacities to be advised                      

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  
Underage Events:  
18th Birthdays:  
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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