Heritage Tours at the Primus Hotel Sydney

Take a step back in time into the decadent and diverse history behind one of Sydney’s premium hotels.

The Primus Hotel Sydney is proud of the long and varied history that came before it was transformed into one of Sydney’s premium Five Star hotels.

A heritage building that was, at the time of its creation, the most expensive built in the city, the former Metropolitan Water Sewage and Drainage Board became an instant icon on the landscape.

To celebrate this rich tapestry spread out across time, we are welcoming guests to take part in heritage tours of the building, giving you access to rooms and sections normally closed to the public.

The tour will cover the myriad facets of the hotels past (and present) such as the rifle range that was once built on the rooftop; the underground strongroom where money was held that sits in the middle of The Lobby; to the incredible artisanal elements including the scagliola columns and bronze bas-relief sculptures that dominate the entry.


Experience the Primus Hotel Sydney in a unique way that open your mind to the incredible changing fortunes of Sydney’s and one of its most unforgettable buildings.

Bookings for the heritage tours can be made at the concierge desk.

4.30pm every Friday.



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