SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Mar 20, 2013) - Successful event planners know that a meeting can be more than just a place to gather; the setting itself can wow visitors and leave a lasting impression. Whether it's a large convention or an intimate meeting, events at the Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay, one of the best-located luxury hotels in Sydney, are stylish, sophisticated and professionally run.

Located in the heart of Circular Quay, the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay is the venue of choice for meetings and events, with a total of 1,410 square metres of function space and 18 elegant conference rooms in Sydney. All of the meeting rooms underwent a complete soft refurbishment in November 2012.

Planners can arrange conferences and events as impressive as the hotel's location, overlooking bustling Sydney Harbour. With state-of-the-art technology and equipment, a wide variety of delicious catering and beverage packages, private tour and check-in desk, early arrivals lounge and business centre, the hotel staff goes above and beyond to make meetings run seamlessly. The onsite event team takes care of any event requirements.

Of course, meetings aren't magically successful; they require hard work from planners and attendees alike. To reward and inspire participants, planners can add one of the following themed breaks, available for events of 10 or more, to the day:

Italian: Tasty ricotta and pistachio cannoli; tomato, artichoke-and-basil square pizzas; mini tiramisu; vine-ripe tomatoes with aged balsamic; and affogato (espresso + vanilla ice cream)

New York: Delicious New York cheesecake, pretzels, salted popcorn, mini hotdogs and cans of ginger beer.

London: Appetizing vanilla and fruit scones with cream and jam, miniature cottage pies, trio of finger sandwiches, strawberry tartlets and quality teas in different flavours.

French: Scrumptious French pastries; vanilla profiteroles; miniature cheese board; ham and brie mini baguettes and Appletiser sparkling fruit juice.

Candy Store: Available for groups of 25 or more, this includes a colourful variety of candy, lollies, toffee apples and cans of Dr. Pepper.

Ice Cream: Three luscious flavours of ice cream with eight toppings, crepes and mini milk shakes.

Sydney meeting planners also deserve a little something extra, and those who book an event or meeting before 2nd April can take advantage of the limited-time Meet with Marriott for Triple Rewards offer ( People who host a meeting between 1st April and 30th September 2013 and book by the 2nd of April will receive triple rewards and will also have the option to double their Marriott Rewards® points for more travel, shopping, relaxation and adventure. Choose any of the below benefits:

  • 5% allowable attrition above standard contract policy
  • 1 complimentary room per 35
  • 2% rebate off the master account
  • 5% discount when signing the contract within 2 weeks of the proposal
  • Up to 100,000 Marriott Rewards® bonus points

Outside of meetings, guests will be entertained by the city's attractions and restaurants. The 5-star hotel in Sydney is located within walking distance of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay. Other attractions such as Bondi Beach, Luna Park and the Museum of Contemporary Art are just a quick jaunt away. The hotel is also close to the train and ferries, making it easy to traverse this vibrant city.

About the Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay
As the financial and economic centre of Australia, Sydney is a commercial hub that attracts business travellers from around Australia and the globe. And there is one place that caters to them all: the Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay. Overlooking the sparkling Sydney Harbour Bridge and the iconic Sydney Opera House, this 5-star hotel is a relaxing and sophisticated getaway that offers spectacular views and a prime location right in the heart of Circular Quay. Guest rooms and suites are outfitted with an LCD TV, coffee/tea service, high-speed wireless Internet access, in-room dining and luxurious beds. There are three restaurants on-site and a fully-equipped health club with a hydrotherapy spa and swimming pool. This elegant city hotel provides the quintessential Sydney experience.

Contact Information:

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay
30 Pitt Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
61-2-9259 7000