Novotel Sydney Darling Square

17 Little Pier Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 AU
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4.5 Star property In Sydney (Darling Harbour)
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09/27/2022 - 09/28/2022
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Rated 87/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good family hotel. Close to Chinatown. Good for sightseeing and has nearby restaurants and bars. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe.

Location

93/100
1047 reviews

Great location, close to the train station. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. So-so car access and parking. Standard parking prices.

Vibe

90/100
226 reviews

Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok. Awesome for families. Good choice for a city trip.

Service

88/100
1267 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management. Average wait staff and housekeeping. Smooth booking process. Recreation staff is nice. Great concierge service.

Room

80/100
1171 reviews

Modern, adequately-sized room with excellent views and beds. Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are not. Dilapidated rooms, with bad kitchenettes, minibars, and furniture. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

79/100
518 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Pool surroundings and rooms are immaculate. Clean enough restaurant, but poorly cleaned bathrooms.

Amenities

73/100
249 reviews

Facilities are modern with a lovely conference area. Entrance area is ok. Elevator in need of updating. Beautiful architecture.

Breakfast

69/100
321 reviews

Decent and moderately priced breakfast.

WiFi

55/100
17 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from couples.

New facilities. Near city centre.

Location

94/100
335 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Good shopping and sightseeing. Reasonably accessible by car.

Service

92/100
433 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management. Average wait staff and housekeeping. Smooth booking process.

Vibe

89/100
82 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok.

Cleanliness

86/100
184 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are only so-so.

Room

84/100
403 reviews

Tidy, modern rooms with great beds and excellent views. Bathrooms clean enough and adequately sized. Poorly-maintained rooms with poor furniture, A/C, and minibars. Shower was ok.

Breakfast

81/100
127 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

Amenities

79/100
77 reviews

New facilities and relatively nice entrance area. Beautiful architecture. Elevator in need of updating.

Wellness Area

31/100
7 reviews

Poorly reviewed fitness area.

WiFi

28/100
5 reviews

Complaints about WiFi.

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from families.

Good restaurants & bars in the area. Good meeting & event facilities.

Location

92/100
240 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Parking is rare.

Vibe

89/100
32 reviews

Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel. Friendly atmosphere.

Service

84/100
286 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception. Average wait staff and housekeeping. Room service could have been improved. Booking process is sufficient.

Cleanliness

81/100
110 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are not.

Room

79/100
235 reviews

Reasonably sized, new rooms with so-so beds. Views are great and rooms are clean. Guests had problems with room cleanliness and maintenance, and complained about minibars. Shower can be a problem.

Amenities

77/100
52 reviews

Nice building.

Pool

72/100
45 reviews

Great pool.

Breakfast

68/100
73 reviews

Decent and moderately priced breakfast.

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Recreation staff is nice. Smooth booking process.

Location

96/100
113 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Good shopping and sightseeing.

Vibe

91/100
31 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Modern Hotel.

Service

90/100
209 reviews

Reception and restaurant service are professional and friendly. Room service could have been improved. Smooth booking process.

Room

79/100
158 reviews

Modern, clean rooms of a decent size with OK bathrooms. Room need better maintenance, and minibars are not great. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

72/100
62 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

Breakfast

66/100
38 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Value

60/100
25 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Normally priced food.

Wellness Area

31/100
6 reviews

Poorly reviewed fitness area.

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Beautiful architecture. Great view.

Location

94/100
52 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

Service

91/100
66 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

Vibe

89/100
20 reviews

Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel. Friendly atmosphere.

Room

86/100
80 reviews

Tidy, modern rooms with great beds and excellent views.

Cleanliness

83/100
28 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

Amenities

75/100
11 reviews

Nice building.

Breakfast

73/100
13 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good family hotel. Close to Chinatown. Good for sightseeing and has nearby restaurants and bars. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe.

Location

93/100
1031 reviews

Great location, close to the train station. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. So-so car access and parking. Standard parking prices.

Vibe

90/100
222 reviews

Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok.

Service

89/100
1250 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management. Average wait staff and housekeeping. Smooth booking process. Recreation staff is nice. Great concierge service.

Room

80/100
1159 reviews

Modern, adequately-sized room with excellent views and beds. Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are not. Dilapidated rooms, with bad kitchenettes, minibars, and furniture. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

80/100
514 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Pool surroundings and rooms are immaculate. Clean enough restaurant, but poorly cleaned bathrooms.

Breakfast

69/100
318 reviews

Decent and moderately priced breakfast.

WiFi

55/100
17 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from couples.

New facilities. Near city centre.

Location

94/100
335 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Good shopping and sightseeing. Reasonably accessible by car.

Service

92/100
433 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management. Average wait staff and housekeeping. Smooth booking process.

Vibe

89/100
82 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok.

Cleanliness

86/100
184 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are only so-so.

Room

84/100
403 reviews

Tidy, modern rooms with great beds and excellent views. Bathrooms clean enough and adequately sized. Poorly-maintained rooms with poor furniture, A/C, and minibars. Shower was ok.

Breakfast

81/100
127 reviews

Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts.

Amenities

79/100
77 reviews

New facilities and relatively nice entrance area. Beautiful architecture. Elevator in need of updating.

Wellness Area

31/100
7 reviews

Poorly reviewed fitness area.

WiFi

28/100
5 reviews

Complaints about WiFi.

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from families.

Good restaurants & bars in the area. Good meeting & event facilities.

Location

92/100
237 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby.

Vibe

89/100
32 reviews

Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel. Friendly atmosphere.

Service

85/100
282 reviews

Reception and restaurant service are professional and friendly. Room service could have been improved. Booking process is sufficient.

Cleanliness

82/100
109 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Rooms are clean, but bathrooms are not.

Room

79/100
231 reviews

Reasonably sized, new rooms with so-so beds. Views are great and rooms are clean. Guests had problems with room cleanliness and maintenance, and complained about minibars. Shower can be a problem.

Amenities

77/100
52 reviews

Nice building.

Pool

72/100
44 reviews

Great pool.

Breakfast

67/100
72 reviews

Decent and moderately priced breakfast.

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Recreation staff is nice. Smooth booking process.

Location

96/100
109 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Good shopping and sightseeing.

Vibe

90/100
29 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Modern Hotel.

Service

90/100
207 reviews

Reception and restaurant service are professional and friendly. Room service could have been improved. Smooth booking process.

Room

79/100
157 reviews

Modern, clean rooms of a decent size with OK bathrooms. Room need better maintenance, and minibars are not great. Shower was ok.

Cleanliness

72/100
62 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

Breakfast

66/100
37 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Value

60/100
25 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Normally priced food.

Wellness Area

31/100
6 reviews

Poorly reviewed fitness area.

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Beautiful architecture. Great view.

Location

94/100
51 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

Service

92/100
62 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

Vibe

89/100
19 reviews

Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel. Friendly atmosphere.

Room

87/100
78 reviews

Tidy, modern rooms with great beds and excellent views.

Cleanliness

82/100
27 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

Amenities

75/100
11 reviews

Nice building.

Breakfast

73/100
13 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good family hotel. Close to Chinatown. Good for sightseeing and has nearby restaurants and bars. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe.

Location

94/100
7 reviews

Great location.

Service

82/100
10 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

68/100
5 reviews

Room is all right.

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Property description

With a stay at Novotel Sydney Darling Square, you'll be centrally located in Sydney, within a 10-minute walk of Capitol Theatre and Chinese Garden of Friendship. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and 1 mi (1.5 km) from Sydney Tower.

Grab a bite at Pumphouse, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 230 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Chinatown Night Market - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
World Square Shopping Centre - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Paddy's Market - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Market City - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
University of Technology Sydney - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Capitol Theatre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Chinese Garden of Friendship - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
International Convention Centre Sydney - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Powerhouse Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Sydney Town Hall - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Harbourside - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Cockle Bay Wharf - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Queen Victoria Building - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Hyde Park - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The preferred airport for Novotel Sydney Darling Square is Sydney Airport (SYD) - 17 km / 10.6 mi

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Sydney? This hotel has facilities measuring 4144 square feet (385 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an indoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Distance from property (meters) - 650
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Conference space size (meters) - 385
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Distance from property (ft) - 2133
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Multilingual staff
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Conference center
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1999
  • Total number of rooms - 230
  • Number of floors - 8
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • UNESCO sustainable tourism pledge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Covered parking
  • Secured parking
  • Banquet hall
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Ballroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wedding services
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Conference space
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4144
  • Concierge services

Breakfast information

Guests will never have to ask themselves “where to eat” when they visit Novotel Sydney Darling Square. We’re proud to offer a range of dining choices perfect for any taste, occasion and time of day. Enjoy a delicious start to your morning with a hot, hearty breakfast at Pier St. Kitchen Restaurant. If you’re short on time, Lobby Bar & Cafe offers quick, convenient coffee, muffins, sandwiches and more in our bright, open atrium. For lunch and dinner, Pumphouse Sydney, one of the first microbreweries in Darling Harbour, complements over 60 different craft and premium beers and modern Australian cuisine with sophisticated ambiance and a lively bar area.

Pet friendly?

Service animals not allowed

Pets not allowed

Parking information

Charges are: $46 self-park per 24 hours/per car/ per exist at the Darling Quarter Wilsons Car Park a short 5min walk from the hotel.

Internet/Wi-Fi

Free for all guests

Misc. fees / Policies

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 34 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: AUD 46 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 46 per day (2133 ft away)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Cashless transactions are available

Contactless food service / room service is available

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Novotel

  • Business and leisure hotel with locations in major international cities, business districts and tourist destinations
  • Spacious guestrooms in a contemporary design with eco-friendly amenities
  • Free Wi-Fi services and plenty of outlets
  • 4 breakfast options: early bird, city breakfast, buffet breakfast, room service and 3 lunch/dinner options: restaurant, bar, and in-room service
  • Uniquely designed meeting room spaces
  • Great accomodation offers for families including breakfast for 2 children under 16 per adult room, late Sunday check-out time (5pm), giveaways and play areas, as well as special kid's menus and baby equipment
  • Fitness and wellness areas

The Novotel highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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