Rex Centre

Rex Centre

Events and activities

The City’s event guide, What’s On, has details of workshops, talks and activities taking place at The Rex Centre.

The Rex on What's On
Self-help groups can book spaces at our community venues for bookings starting 1 July

We've reduced the bookings at our venues to comply with NSW Health orders and support the health and safety of our staff and visitors.

Read more about the requirements for hiring a venue.

Our community centre services and programs are running at a reduced level and you'll need to book a session to attend.

We continue to offer online programs.

Community venue in Potts Point

Situated within easy walking distance to public transport, the Rex Centre hosts many different activities for the local community.

The Rex Centre is also available to host your community gathering or event.


58A Macleay Street
Entrance near Baroda Street
Potts Point NSW 2011
02 9265 9333Booking enquiries form

Access at a glance

On-site mobility parking No
Mobility parking within 300m Yes – 3 mobility parking spaces located at 103 Macleay Street, Potts Point approx. 100m from venue 2 spaces located at 81 Macleay Street, Potts Point approx. 200m from venue.
Level access entrance Yes
Entry door type Automatic
Floors 2 – the venue is located on the 1st floor.
Lift Yes
Accessible toilets Yes
Ambulant toilets No
Accessible change facilities No
Hearing support system No

Video tour of the Rex Centre

Venue hire information

Suitable for meetings, conferences and large functions. The centre is on the first floor of the Rex Apartments and can accomodate up to 350 people with 4 large rooms that can be hired separately or for combined use. The entrance is next to the children's playground.

It is available for hire 7 days a week from 8am to 11pm.

Please note, we require 2 weeks notice to make a booking at a community venue that is not staffed.


The 4 rooms available have varying dimensions:

  • Baroda room: 17 metres by 11 metres
  • Fitzroy room: 18 metres by 6 metres
  • Macleay room: 9 metres by 6 metres
  • Greenknowe room: 9 metres by 6 metres.


The Baroda and Fitzroy rooms can be opened into 1 large room. All capacities listed are theatre style:

  • Baroda room: 100 people
  • Fitzroy room: 100 people
  • Macleay room: 50 people
  • Greenknowe room: 40 people.


Kitchenette with:

  • fridge
  • instant hot water (Zip system)
  • microwave.


  • tables
  • 200 chairs
  • air-conditioning


Wheelchair access to the venue is available by lift.


  • Kings Cross train station is within walking distance.
  • Bus route 311 stops on Macleay Street, near Orwell Street.
  • Bus routes 323, 324, 325, 326 and 327 stop on Bayswater Road, near Darlinghurst Road.
  • Limited on-street parking.
  • Kings Cross parking station is nearby.

Conference room hire fees

Please note these fees are for each room:

  • weekdays until 5pm: $57 an hour
  • weekdays after 5pm, all day on weekends and public holidays: $65.50 an hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $343 a day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $655 a day
  • community hire rate: 50% discount on standard hire rate.

Before hiring a City of Sydney community venue we ask that you read and understand the conditions of hire.

Additional charges

  • election surcharge: $1,250 an election
  • cleaning fee: quotation available on request
  • security fee: quotation available on request
  • room set-up fee: quotation available on request
  • wedding surcharge: booking fee + 10%
  • lighting rig operator (Glebe Town Hall only)
  • additional site inspection (1 included each booking): $81.50
  • self help groups – 50% discount applies to community/not-for-profit organisations/social enterprise fee – available to self-help and support groups on application only (conditions apply)


For more information please contact:

Community Venues
02 9265 9333

Last updated: Wednesday, 1 July 2020