About Kings Cross Hotel. 




In the heart of the city’s most renowned nightlife precinct, the Kings Cross Hotel is a Sydney institution and an enduring icon. Bridging the divide between the Kings Cross of old and the evolving face of the ‘New’ Cross, the KXH remains firmly committed to bringing on the Good Times. Six floors of diverse spaces, the area’s best rooftop bar and an eclectic roster of live entertainment make Kings Cross Hotel Sydney both a laidback local hang-out and the city’s premier party destination – a level of choice for every taste, mood and day of the week. Steeped in history and legend, the legacy of the Cross lives on at the Kings Cross Hotel.




What we stand for. 



Kings Cross Hotel is a prominent voice for the renewal and survival of Sydney’s vibrant reputation as an international hub for nightlife and culture. Supporting the city’s entertainment industry and hosting live gigs in partnership with independent bastions of Sydney arts and culture like Keep Sydney Open and FBi Radio, we stand in solidarity, harmony and co-operation with the local community in our mission to keep Sydney a vibrant city. 

Our Community.

A fixture of the Kings Cross entertainment and nightlife scene, the KXH has served as a community institution for over a century. One of the most longstanding venues on the iconic Darlinghurst strip, the hotel remains the neighbourhood’s most prominent cultural hub, fondly loved by old-time regulars and a welcoming signpost for new visitors to our City of Sydney. 

Kings Cross Theatre.

Did you know one of Sydney's best independent theatres lives on level 2 of Kings Cross Hotel? Kings Cross Theatre was established by bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company in 2015 and has been thriving in the Sydney arts community ever since. The program consists of groundbreaking and award-winning productions year round. 

Happy Hour.

Get down to the Street Bar from Monday to Friday between 5pm and 7pm for Happy Hour: $5 local tap beers & house wines. Plus, cocktail happy hour is the perfect way to start your night out - on the rooftop on Fridays & Saturdays from 5pm to 7pm.

Live Music.

At Kings Cross Hotel, we love live music and we love our city. As a venue we place immense value on a vibrant late night culture in Sydney, doing all we can to support emerging music and provide a stage for diverse acts year round. 


6 Levels of Fun. 



It works on so many levels. Part neighbourhood local pub, part independent theatre, part live music venue and dance floor, Kings Cross Hotel truly has something to offer every taste. Take a trip through our 6 unique spaces below. 

Street Bar.

An always welcoming local pub style bar, the perfect spot for a casual meal & watching live sport.


Open from 10am to 1am Monday to Thursday, 10am to 3am Friday & Saturday and 12pm to 12am on Sunday.


The open-air balcony is a local gem - a firm favourite for long, lazy lunches, and many a cocktail after dark.


Open from 12pm daily as the kitchen opens. 


Soaring six-stories above the Potts Point canopy with incredible bird's eye views, the Rooftop at KXH is iconic.


Open from 5pm on Friday & Saturday.

Dive Bar.

A subterranean haunt that's home to Kings Cross Comedy Club from Wednesday to Saturday. 


Open from 10am Monday to Saturday and 12pm on Sunday. 

Club | Lvl 3.

Darkly lit, illuminated by colourful lights and disco balls and a giant dancefloor. 


Level 3 is now reserved for special club nights - check the KXH calendar for the upcoming events. 

Bordello | Lvl 4.

A nod to the hotel’s sordid yet glamorous past, complete with a styled bar and multiple themed rooms.


The Bordello is open from 6pm for Cobra Club Thursday's & special events. 


We've got a lot coming up across these six levels of fun.