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Novotel Sydney Darling Square

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Exterior
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Superior Room, 2 Single Beds | Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Novotel Sydney Darling Square

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

4.5 star property
Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Capitol Theatre

8.8/10 Fabulous

829 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
17 Little Pier Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Self parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference centre
  • Business centre
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Darling Harbour
  • Circular Quay - 26 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 36 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 37 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 1 min drive
  • Star Casino - 8 min drive
  • University of Sydney - 11 min drive
  • Luna Park - 9 min drive
  • Bondi Beach - 24 min drive
  • Coogee Beach - 30 min drive
  • Taronga Zoo - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 30 min drive
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 11 min walk
  • Sydney Redfern Station - 26 min walk
  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Capitol Square Light Rail Station - 6 min walk
  • Exhibition Light Rail Station - 8 min walk

Restaurants

  • Gumshara Ramen - 2 min walk
  • Meet Fresh - 2 min walk
  • Arisun - 2 min walk
  • Little Hunan - 2 min walk
  • Mamak - 2 min walk

About this property

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Novotel Sydney Darling Square puts you 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Circular Quay and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Sydney Opera House. After visiting the fitness centre for a workout, you can grab a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include an indoor pool, a snack bar/deli and a terrace. Fellow travellers love the location and local sightseeing. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station is 5 minutes and Capitol Square Light Rail Station is 6 minutes.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 230 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (15 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Secured covered on-site self-parking (AUD 46 per night)
  • Off-site parking within 2133 ft (AUD 46 per day)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's menu

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (4144 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1999
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • An indoor pool

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Lever door handles
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Dining

Pumphouse – On-site restaurant. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 100

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 34 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.3 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Parking

  • Covered self-parking costs AUD 46 per night
  • Parking is available nearby and costs AUD 46 per day (2133 ft away)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some on-site 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) guidelines.

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Novotel Sydney Darling Square offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Sydney Darling Square does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
As of 5 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Sydney Darling Square on 20 December 2022 start from NZ$275, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Yes. Self-parking costs AUD 46 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (19-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Novotel Sydney Darling Square and nearby?
Novotel Sydney Darling Square has an indoor pool and a fitness centre.
Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining. Nearby restaurants include Hawker (3-min walk), Superbowl Chinese Restaurant (3-min walk) and Sushi Rio (3-min walk).
What's the area around Novotel Sydney Darling Square like?
Novotel Sydney Darling Square is in Darling Harbour, a short 5-minute walk from Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station and 13 minutes' walk from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Travellers love the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Fabulous

9.2/10

Cleanliness

8.9/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Great location
Location near Aware Stadium makes this hotel an excellent choice if you are attending a concert. Very comfortable and quiet room. Great size.
Linda, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

Very disappointing
Too expensive for a somewhat claustrophobic room. Room did not seem that clean and there were visible splatters on bathroom door. Bathroom door needs a latch (can only be closed from inside). Check-in was 2 pm, but we had to wait till 3 pm!
Fiona, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Convenient
Its was ok,, the location is pretty good,, coz its close to all restaurants and in darling harbour.. but I was very disappointed with the breakfast ,, and they didn’t tell me when I booked it that the swimming pool is not working ..we have to walk to the other Novotel, at Thomas street, coz my daughter loves to swim.. besides that the hotel was ok..
Ernesto, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Elizabeth, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Clean and modern hotel. Spacious layout. Fabulous location.
Sharon, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Lovely room, great location
Craig and Amanda, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Virendra, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Louise, 3-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

2/10 Poor

The property was in a great walking distance.
Luke, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent location handy to everything,outstanding cleanliness. Will make it our stay when travelling to sydney from mid north coast.
Alan, 2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review