HostCo

The University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW, Australia
  • Venue
  • Catering

For weddings, corporate functions and special celebrations, HostCo will help you deliver a perfect event.  HostCo boasts heritage-listed venues with romance and character, fine food and wine, exceptional service and event planning down to the finest detail. Our experienced team will work closely with you to ensure your event is one you’ll never forget. We offer our catering services both in-house and offsite to any location in the Sydney area and surrounds.

When you work with us, our expert team of wedding specialists, event planners and chefs understand that your event is special and deserves the ultimate celebration. Our team is dedicated to creating memorable experiences for our clients, so whether you’re planning a one of a kind wedding day, a private party, arranging a business event or you’re in need of catering in any location across Sydney, we will help you every step of the way to create an event that is truly unforgettable.

Located within the beautiful grounds of the University of Sydney, our venues are one of Sydney’s best kept secrets. Surrounded by gorgeous gardens and grounds, our heritage spaces are filled with character and charm, offering a unique event experience.

CATERING:

At HostCo we have been revolutionising the way Sydney thinks about catering by delivering a delicious, tailored made experience to every event. Whether it is in a private residence, office, or some of Sydney’s iconic venues and locations we bring a moveable feast to your beautiful setting.

We offer a large range food and beverage menus that are specially designed to suit a range of events and requirements. We are Gold Licensed caterers, and our packages are contemporary, delicious and affordable.

VENUES:

THE REFECTORY

A stunning room with soaring ceilings, French windows, heritage wood panelling and a one of a kind mural feature as your event backdrop.

The charming Refectory never fails to attract looks of wonder on the first visit. Built in 1924, this venue impresses with its old-world beauty and features soaring 8-metre ceilings, arched French windows, heritage wood panelling and polished timber floors.

This heritage venue is a versatile space and enjoys an award-winning mural and a built in wooden cabinet as it’s a backdrop. The cabinet has become a staple styling detail for events in The Refectory and offers a unique backdrop with either a bold and over the top floral look, or a more polished and paired back vibe working perfectly. It is a beautiful setting for any event.

Adjoining The Refectory is the Mediterranean-style terrace, Holme Colonnade, and the picturesque Cottage Lawns providing an abundance of natural light and fresh air, ensuring your guests enjoy a beautiful setting at your event.

SUTHERLAND ROOM

Offering access to a sun-drenched terrace that overlooks the beautifully landscaped Cottage Lawns.

Located on the upper level of the Holme Building, the Sutherland Room enjoys an abundance of natural light and access to the Holme terrace. With its own entrance and lobby, it is ideal for boutique style events, parties and smaller scale conferences. The terrace is the perfect setting to relax with pre-dinner drinks while enjoying expansive views.

This versatile venue can be divided into two distinct areas, making it ideal for dual use with one side of the space featuring parquetry flooring and black panelled walls. This section is often used as a dance area during weddings and parties, or can be closed off for a more intimate cocktail party and private dining space.

CULLEN ROOM

Perfect business event space. Featuring its own lobby and terrace with sweeping views of the grounds, this light and airy space is ideal for business events.

The Cullen Room is your ideal venue for smaller scale events. From conferences and meetings to private events such as cocktail parties and birthday celebrations, we can bring your idea to life in this versatile space.

Offering a unique ability to be divided into two distinct areas, the Cullen Room is ideal for dual use with the option of one area set for a conference and the other as a breakout area for group work or catering.

The Cullen Room also enjoys access to the Holme Terrace overlooking the Cottage Lawns and views across the beautiful grounds a space that can be utilised for break areas or post conference drinks and canapes.

DRAWING ROOM

Beautiful wooden furnishings, high ceilings, plush surroundings and antique chandeliers. As one of our more intimate spaces, the Drawing Room establishes a sophisticated tone for your event.

Ideal for smaller functions and gatherings, this room boast elegant charm with high ceilings, beautiful wooden panelling and furnishings, antique chandeliers and arched French windows. It’s a versatile space that creates an experience like no other of our venues.

The Drawing Room is also ideal space for pre-function drinks and canapes, with guests coming together before entering The Refectory for the ensuing festivities.

CHANCELLOR’S ROOM

Distinctive space with a gorgeous polished cedar dining table, this venue is perfect for intimate dinners, meetings and gatherings.

For an elegant dining experience at the University of Sydney, there’s no better space than the Chancellor’s Room. Named to reflect its surrounding heritage, this space is intimate and stunning

The Chancellor’s Room is ideal for business meetings and makes the perfect private dining venue. It boasts high ceilings, antique chandeliers and a custom-made polished wooden dining table that are sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests.

COURTYARD

With an abundance of natural light, our Mediterranean style Courtyard is an ideal outdoor space for any party or event.

Surrounded by adobe-style arches and modern furnishings, Courtyard is ideal for cocktail parties or pre-dinner drinks and the perfect outdoor space for any occasion.

This private venue enjoys a backdrop of stunning maple trees in bloom throughout the year and is a versatile space that can be transformed for any event. Courtyard provides a contemporary space with indoor and outdoor seating and offers you the flexibility to host any event in a relaxed setting.

Get in touch to discover how HostCo can make your event truly unforgettable.

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THE REFECTORY 220160120320
SUTHERLAND ROOM9056 51140
CULLEN ROOM905651140
DRAWING ROOM7056-70
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