Top Executive Retreat Venues Sydney for Hire

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652 Executive Retreat venues for hire in Sydney

24 - 350 Person Event Space

11 Hickson Road Walsh Bay, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

21 - 130 Person Event Space

11 Hickson Road Walsh Bay, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

100 - 200 Person Event Space

11 Hickson Road Walsh Bay, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

200 - 650 Person Event Space

Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

144 - 400 Person Event Space

252 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

126 - 1000 Person Event Space

7-27 Circular Quay W, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

144 - 450 Person Event Space

Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

70 - 350 Person Event Space

36 Blue Street, North Sydney NSW 2060, Australia

40 - 100 Person Event Space

7-27 Circular Quay W, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

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Sydney Executive Retreat Venue Hire Guide

Companies hold team-building activities for employees to get a chance to unwind, re-energise, develop camaraderie and come back to work with a new sense of purpose. Similarly, executive retreats are held to help managers and other executives learn and grow in their roles.

A corporate retreat lasts for a few days or even a week. It's important, therefore, to book the ideal executive retreat venue. Fortunately, there's no shortage of excellent venues for executive retreats in Sydney.

We've compiled a list of the types of venues in our Sydney Executive Retreat Venue Guide that are perfect for an executive retreat and which neighbourhoods have the best executive retreat venues in Sydney. Check it out.

Which Sydney neighbourhoods have the best executive retreat venues?

Of all the cities in Australia, Sydney is perhaps the most ideal location for a vacation so it should be perfect for a retreat. The New South Wales capital is home to some of Australia's iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There are also plenty of luxury hotels, elegant restaurants, stylish pubs and trendy boutiques. And if you get tired of the city atmosphere, you don't have to go too far to enjoy some sun and sand.

Basically, you'll find a retreat venue wherever you are in Sydney. But to make things easier for you, here are some Sydney neighbourhoods where you can begin your search:

Sydney CBD

The CBD is the commercial and financial hub of Sydney so you'll find lots of office buildings and commercial establishments in the area. As ironic as it seems, you can have a retreat right where most people work or conduct business. You can book a hotel ballroom or function space for your team-building activities. You can also take the team out for a tour of the city and see all the wonderful sceneries.

Aside from the upscale hotels, the retreat attendees will also appreciate having time to visit museums and art galleries or dine in one of the stylish cafes in the area. Come evening, they can grab a cold one in any of the trendy pubs or bars.

Before they go their separate ways, take them to the Queen Victoria Building along George Street for some shopping. Sydney is considered the fashion capital of Australia so your guests are sure to have a fun time.

The Rocks

The Rocks is a historic neighbourhood with a rich colonial past. It's located near the CBD and is home to some of the finest architecture in Australia. Among these are restored buildings that have become reminders of how Sydney looked in the early days.

If you want your guests to have a little taste of the old life, you can book your executive retreat venue here. You'll find several function spaces and event venues that are perfect for corporate retreats. You can have your event in one of the old pubs, which are quite the attraction themselves.

Aside from the magnificent historical buildings, you'll also get a great view of the Sydney Opera House from The Rocks and the Circular Quay. You can easily visit these Australian attractions since they're just a few minutes away.

Milson's Point

Milson's Point is just one train station away from the Sydney CBD so it has that city vibe to it. It has old buildings and modern towers that make for a great backdrop to your corporate retreat. Best of all, it has several heritage-listed sites, including Milson's Point Railway Station, Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. You should definitely try to visit these spots during your corporate retreat.

You'll find several function spaces perfect for corporate retreats in Milson's Point. Book a function space in one of the luxury hotels in the area. There are also plenty of conference rooms, coworking spaces and other venues conducive to a corporate event. There are several pubs and restaurants around as well, so your attendees can have a pre-event toast or sneak in a drink or two after you've completed your retreat programme.

Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour is one of the tourist hotspots of Sydney so it's an ideal place to bring your team out to have some fun. It has several museums, art galleries and parks that are perfect for outdoor activities. For accommodations, Darling Harbour has many luxury hotels that are sure to meet your every need.


Pyrmont is home to many restaurants, cafes and pubs where you can have your executive retreat. There are also several function venues that are perfect for corporate conferences or team-building activities.

The Eastern Suburbs

This area has the largest number of affluent suburbs so it's a popular choice for executives and other professionals. It's also home to some of the best Sydney executive retreat venues with great views of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge on one side and views of the coast on the other.

There are many function spaces available in the Eastern Suburbs where you can hold your executive retreat. You can also book luxury hotels or serviced apartments here as well to work relax (and work) on style.

What types of executive retreat venues are popular in Sydney?

Sydney has endless executive retreat venues for your next getaway. How you want to spend a few days away from the office will dictate what type of venue you'll need. Here are a few examples of corporate retreat venues you can consider:

Beach resort

Enjoy the pristine beaches of Sydney in your executive getaway. The wonderful thing about choosing a beach resort for your retreat is that you can choose to focus on work or play. If you want to relax, consider spending time at the spa, sitting by the pool or taking in the entertainment options like movie nights under the stars and live music shows. If you want to get some work done, take advantage of the business facilities on offer.

Spa retreat venue

Sydney has many boutique spas that can provide an oasis for your executive getaway. In a spa setting, you'll find luxury treatment rooms and private ensuites with in-room relaxation options like saunas and jacuzzis. In addition to receiving spa treatments, enjoy the peacefulness of a retreat setting as you rejuvenate your mind as well as your body.

Luxury hotel

Large luxury hotels in Sydney have all the facilities you need for an executive getaway. Depending on the location, large hotels may have business facilities, entertainment areas and restaurants. On top of that, most luxury hotels have spa services available, which is the ideal way to spend an afternoon after a long day's work.

Rural retreat venue

If you want to get away from it all during your next executive retreat, consider having your event in a rural setting where you can be at one with nature. Rural venues in Sydney are perfect if you want to experience the peace of country living. Most rural retreats have enough facilities for small events, ranging from 5 to 50 people and some even offer accommodation options, which is a great way to complete your executive getaway.

Discover the excellent executive retreat venues Sydney has on offer

Team-building activities like corporate retreats not only help keep your employees motivated but also give the team a much-needed break from the stress of working hard every day. VenueNow helps you book your perfect executive retreat venue in Sydney NSW.

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