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Winner of Golden Ticket competition for Sydney’s hottest hotel opening of 2017 announced

June 15, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour has announced Shane Rogers, from Kensington NSW, as the winner of the Golden Ticket of a lifetime, live on Sunrise this morning. The exclusive giveaway was created in celebration of the upcoming opening of Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, the most anticipated luxury hotel of the millennium.

Accompanied by hosts David Koch and Samantha Armytage and with the set elegantly styled by Coco Republic, Greg Brady, the General Manager of Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour proudly presented the winning ticket to Shane and his fiancé before a Sabrage expert popped a bottle of Cristal.

In what’s cause for celebration, Shane entered the competition by making a booking at for accommodation on his wedding night. He said, “My wife-to-be and I were so surprised when we found out we were the winners! This is the best wedding present we could have asked for and it will be wonderful to share all of these amazing Sydney experiences together”.

The Golden Ticket comprises nine double pass tickets to events and quintessential Sydney experiences for two people. Some of the key events include tickets to the Russian National Ballet: Romeo and Juliet at the State Theatre, passes to Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb, a private helicopter flight over Sydney, and New Year’s Eve accommodation in the Prestige Suite at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour.

Greg Brady said, “The team is looking forward to welcoming Mr and Mrs Rogers to our brand new hotel and hope they enjoy experiencing the city’s best events and experiences as husband and wife!

“They will be front and centre at some of the best cultural events at the Sydney Opera House and the State Theatre, they will have A-grade seats to major sporting events at Qudos Bank Arena, and they will have the coveted Prestige Suite at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour for three nights over New Year’s Eve.

“We are thrilled to be progressing closer to welcoming guests to this landmark hotel which will showcase the very best of our city and be a hotel that all of Sydney can be very proud of. Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour will offer exceptional quality accommodation, perfect for a special occasion such as a wedding.

“The Sofitel brand is celebrating 50 years as a symbol of French elegance in hospitality and it is incredibly exciting to be able to showcase the brand in such a cutting-edge way”.

When Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour opens, it will not only be the newest icon in vibrant Darling Harbour, it will becomethe hotel of choice for guests to stay and dine.

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour is now open for bookings for stays from 1 November 2017. To book, head to  

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