Pioneer Room (RACA)

The Pioneers' Room is characterfully appointed with memorabilia from the original Australasian Pioneers' Club, which maintains its' Australian point of presence at the Royal Automobile Club. Many of the Pioneer Club's large collection of paintings and pioneer-related artefacts are displayed in the Pioneer's Room, lending unparallelled historical ambience to this intimate space.

The Pioneer's Room has a capacity of 24 for cocktails, or 12 for private dining, with food and beverage packages available.

Suitable for smaller AGM's, informal intimate conferencing, or as an additional anteroom when hiring the adjacent Victoria Room, the Pioneer's Room is perfect for hosting your exclusive gathering, whether it be tightly held corporate networking or for intimate personal use.

Looking to impress your clientele, or perhaps close family and friends, with old-world glamor in an intimate and discreet setting, mere minutes' walk from the Opera House and directly opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens? Look no further - the Royal Automobile Club has your event covered - the Pioneers' Room is perfect for your intimate gathering!

Smart casual dress code applies. The Room offers a piano, should you wish to engage live music for your occasion.

Film and tv inquiries welcomed.

Event Types:
Party & Occasion
Social & Community
Religion & Faith
Sport & Exercise
Corporate & Work
Retreat & Adventure
Pop Up & Performance
Film & Photoshoot
About the organisation:
The Royal Automobile Club of Australia (RACA) was founded in 1903 and has since retained its' enthusiasm for all things motoring whilst offering a variety of special interest groups, activities, and member-only events. The Club is located in a grand, eight-story heritage listed sandstone building adjacent to Circular Quay - perfect for bringing your opulent Gatsby-style functions to life!
How many standing guests can the space hold ?
Area of the Space in Square Metres (eg 45)
No Kitchen
Domestic Kitchen
Commercial Kitchen
Kitchen features:
Dining & Beverage packages available - please inquire
No Bathrooms
Unisex Bathrooms
Male/Female Bathrooms
Accessible Bathrooms
Technology :
AV Hire/Sound
Tech features:
The Club employs external contractors to provide the highest quality service for your function.
Onsite Parking
Street Parking
Parking Station
Bus Route
Train Route
Ferry Route
Transport features:
The Club is centrally located on Macquarie St, minutes from public transport and parking stations - onsite parking is available on inquiry.
Interiors & Furnishings:
Interior and furnishing features:
The Pioneer's Room is opulently and characterfully appointed, with heritage decor and sumptuous furnishings - no styling necessary, the Royal Automobile Club has you covered! If live music is your preference, the Pioneers' Room offers a piano for your convenience.
Paved/Timber ( Hard surface )
Grass ( Soft surface )
Not Covered
What type of events cannot be held ?:
Any event with alcohol
18th & 21st Birthday Party
All events acceptable