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History of The Rocks

The Rocks is considered the premier place to visit and stay when visitors arrive in Sydney.

Ensconced in old world European architecture and views of Sydney Harbour, The Rocks was established in 1788 by Admiral Arthur Phillip. Originally settled as a penal colony, the transported convicts were given the task of building government establishments and official housing, many of which are still standing today. Examples of such structures include Cadman's Cottage, The Sydney Observatory and Dawes Point Battery, which acted as the first fortified position in New South Wales.

All of these sites are a must on any visitors' itinerary.



Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast offers visitors an opportunity to experience world class hospitality and unique accommodation in the heart of Australia's birthplace, The Rocks.

Upon entering our fully restored heritage mansion our guests become our main focus with no request too big or small. Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast offers boutique rooms each named after figures synonymous with Australian history. All rooms have been furnished in hand crafted colonial furniture and offer all the comforts of home.



Finally as our name suggests, a stay at Sydney Harbour Bed and Breakfast would not be complete without a delicious hot or cold breakfast served in either our dining room or our serene courtyard garden.