Situated in the heart of Sydney on Level 4, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, The Women’s Club is close to St James and Town Hall railway stations and located on both Elizabeth and Castlereagh Streets bus routes.
The front doors open into the Club’s graceful Foyer. Comfortable lounges encircle a low table where daily newspapers and magazines are displayed. A telephone booth for members’ private phone calls is located here. Wifi is available throughout the Club.
Lady Beaumont Vestibule
The Lady Beaumont vestibule leads into the dining and sitting room. Named after our founding President who was the wife of Admiral Sir Lewis Beaumont, Commander-in-Chief of the Australia Station, the vestibule displays photographs of Beaumont House and other significant people and events in the history of the Women’s Club.
Dr Mary Booth Sitting Room
The Sitting Room, named after Dr Mary Booth, The Women’s Club co-founder, with its gentle background music offers comfortable lounge seating with large windows overlooking Hyde Park. The grand piano and elegant décor provide an ideal setting for meeting other members, hosting guests or relaxing in quiet contemplation. Morning and afternoon tea are served upon request or members can serve themselves from the coffee machine. Sherry is served prior to lunch.
Joan Blaxland Dining Room
The Dining Room, named after Joan Blaxland, a long-time member who was for many years Club Hostess, is open daily for lunch Monday to Friday with an à la carte menu and licensed to serve wine with meals.
Rose Scott Library
The Library, named after Rose Scott, one of the founders of The Women’s Club, with its sound insulation and computer terminal provides an elegant meeting room or quiet study room. The glass cases contain a small collection of publications which can be borrowed on an honour system.
Frances M Allen Seminar Room
The Seminar Room, named after Frances M Allen, one of the notable Presidents, is suitable for seminars, workshops and bridge circles. The movable wall adjacent to the Library allows for auditorium style seating for lecture presentations.
The Residence with its eight tastefully appointed rooms, two with King size beds and six with twin beds, all with marble ensuite bathrooms, is available to members and their guests.