The Harbour View Hotel can recommend a supplier that may be required for your function. (The Hotel reserves the right to supply all food and beverages – cakes excluded). All equipment including extension leads will not be supplied.


Sunday-Thursday: smart casual wear Friday & Saturday: smart eveningwear. (Shorts and sports clothing are not permitted at functions.) Dress shoes, dress shirt and long pants (males) are requested at all times.


A lift services the three floors of the building to aid both disabled and elderly patrons. Disabled bathroom/toilet are located at ground floor.


Parking available in nearby Argyle Street and other car parks. Metered parking is often available in surrounding areas @ $4.40 per hour before 6pm. Taxis are frequent in the Rocks area. Sydney’s Circular Quay and Wynyard Train station is only five minute walk from the Hotel.


The client shall remain responsible at all times for any loss or damage to the property of the Hotel caused by the client, guests and invitees. Please note ONLY Blue tack is to be used in the Hotel when decorating rooms. DO NOT USE Sticky tape, nails, staples or any similar method of attachment. The Harbour View Hotel is extremely careful when looking after guests and their property. Unfortunately, the Hotel cannot take responsibility for the damage or loss of items before, during and after a function. We therefore suggest the client consider obtaining insurance cover.



  • Full payment of the room hire is required upon confirmation of a function booking in the form of cash. Until the room hire is paid, it is not a confirmed booking. Any tentative function bookings not confirmed within five (5) days of the booking being made may be released at the discretion of The Harbour View Hotel management.
  • In the case of Cocktail Functions with finger food minimum numbers must be confirmed and food paid for five (5) days prior to the function. In the case of a Set Menu or Buffet, confirmation of final numbers is required no less than 24 hours prior to the function. Charges will be based on guaranteed numbers of the final head count. Should the guaranteed number of guests decrease considerably from the original quote, The Harbour View Hotel reserves the right to levy additional charges to meet the minimum spend requirements. Minimum spend requirements may apply to certain functions as specified by Hotel Management. The balance of the costs must be settled on or prior to the function date, no accounts payable is offered. Cheques are not excepted, unless prior arrangement. The Terms and Conditions form also needs to be signed and faxed back to (02) 9252 6170. For your convenience, we have an ATM machine to make payment even easier. Our ATM is located on our Hotels ground floor.


In the event of a confirmed function being cancelled within thirty days (30) days or less of the function date, your hire fee/security deposit will be withheld. All booking cancellations must be made in writing, or email mail@harbourview.com.au with written response/confirmation. The Harbour View Hotel will refund room hire fee if another function is booked – Guaranteed. 8 weeks notice is required through November & December months.


The management of the Harbour View Hotel reserves the right to remove patrons attending functions from the premises for unruly behaviour and/or showing signs of intoxication as determined by management’s discretion.

Bucks parties and similar functions (as determined by the management) are not allowed on the premises and the Hotel reserves the right to cancel any bookings for bucks parties up to and including the time of commencement of the event.


Delivery of hired equipment supplied by the client to the Hotel must be advised to the Functions Manager prior to the delivery and must be delivered to a designated area. The Hotel will not be held responsible for the security, set-up or transportation of this equipment and will not be responsible for any damage or loss sustained. The client agrees to begin the function at the scheduled time and agrees to have clients vacate the designated function area at the agreed closing time plus all equipment to be completely packed up or removed.


The Liquor Act specifically requires that all patrons under 18 years of age will be in the immediate area of an adult known to underage patrons. Patrons under 18 will not be allowed, under any circumstances, in the ground floor gaming area. The Harbour View Hotel will rigorously enforce these regulations. Due to underage and intoxication issues

The Harbour View Hotel will not accommodate 18th Birthday parties.


In the event of inability to comply with any of the provisions of this contract by virtue of any cessation or interruption of electricity or gas supplies, industrial disputes, plant or equipment failure, unavailability of food items, other unforeseen contingency or accident, the Hotel reserves the right to cancel any booking or refund any deposit without notice.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, should the room(s) reserved be unavailable, the Hotel reserves the right to substitute similar venues. Every effort will be made to advise you in advance. We promote responsible service of alcohol and gaming, and are responsible hosts in our local community.

All prices shown are current at the time of printing, and are subject to change at the Harbour View Hotel’s discretion.

Cancellations of bookings must be received in writing.

If a tax invoice is required, this must be requested on or before the day of the function. Harbour View Hotel will not backdate any invoices.


Confirmation and payment of bookings agrees to all of the above terms and conditions outlined above.

While every care is taken to ensure that all information is accurate and correct, the hotel reserves the right to amend certain items, i.e. any item or price on the menu if it proves necessary. All possible care will be taken to ensure that each event has our utmost attention, we take pride in taking the work from your hands and working with you to ensure your function is truly an occasion to remember. Please note that our priority is you and all other hotel guests.

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