The Darling at the Star

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with spa, near Star Casino

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The Darling at the Star

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Adored Suite | Living area
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Jewel City Suite
9 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Japanese cuisine
Reception

Overview of The Darling at the Star

9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
Map
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Casino
  • 9 restaurants and 7 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Nightclub
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Self parking
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Espresso maker

Room options

Stellar Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Adored Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Darling King Room

  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Jewel Suite

  • 70 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Darling Twin Room

  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Jewel City Spa Suite

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Jewel Spa Suite

  • 70 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Jewel City Suite

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Pyrmont
  • Star Casino - 1 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 13 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 19 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 19 min walk
  • Pitt Street Mall - 20 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 20 min walk
  • Capitol Theatre - 24 min walk
  • University of Sydney - 27 min walk
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal - 33 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 27 min drive
  • Sydney Redfern Station - 4 min drive
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 13 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 28 min walk
  • Star City Light Rail Station - 3 min walk
  • John Street Square Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station - 5 min walk

Restaurants

  • The Star Garden Buffet - 1 min walk
  • Fat Noodle - 1 min walk
  • Gallon - 3 min walk
  • G&Tea - 1 min walk
  • Antidote - 2 min walk

About this property

The Darling at the Star

The Darling at the Star puts you steps from Star Casino and features a casino and a nightclub. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps or facials, and Sokyo, one of 9 restaurants, serves Japanese cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 7 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Star City Light Rail Station is 3 minutes and John Street Square Light Rail Station is 5 minutes.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Vietnamese

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 171 rooms
  • Arranged over 16 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • 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 required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site self-parking (AUD 40 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Japanese breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 9 restaurants
  • 7 bars/lounges
  • 3 coffee shops
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2011
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Casino
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • 312 casino gaming tables
  • 1500 casino slot machines
  • Hot tub
  • 3 casino VIP rooms

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free cot/infant bed

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Spa at The Darling. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Dining

Sokyo – This restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Black – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Fat Noodle – This restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.
Harvest Buffet – This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night

Optional extras

  • Japanese breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AUD 48 per person
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 0.8 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 80.0 per night

Parking

  • Self-parking costs AUD 40 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Darling Star Hotel Pyrmont
Darling Star Hotel
Star Darling
Darling Star Pyrmont
The Darling at the Star Hotel
The Darling at the Star Pyrmont
The Darling at the Star Hotel Pyrmont

Frequently asked questions

Does The Darling at the Star offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Darling at the Star 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Darling at the Star?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Darling at the Star?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Darling at the Star?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Darling at the Star?
Yes. Self-parking costs AUD 40 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Darling at the Star?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at The Darling at the Star?
Yes, the 39558 square-foot casino features 1500 slot machines and 312 gaming tables.
What is there to do at The Darling at the Star and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling and boat tours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the hot tub. The Darling at the Star also has 7 bars, a casino and a nightclub, as well as an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and spa services.
Are there restaurants at or near The Darling at the Star?
Yes, there are 9 on-site restaurants, featuring Japanese cuisine.
What's the area around The Darling at the Star like?
The Darling at the Star is a short 3-minute walk from Star City Light Rail Station and 13 minutes' walk from International Convention Centre Sydney.

Reviews

9.4

Exceptional

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.6/10

Staff & service

9.4/10

Amenities

9.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.2/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Outstanding service thanks to lovely Michelle
Michelle at the front desk was lovely great service hotel very clean location great!! Beat my expectations absolutely lovely everything about the hotel
Roze, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Vanessa, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Milad, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stuart, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mark, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Family trip from Chicago
Excellent service from the time we arrive till we come back to pick up our remaining luggage after our cruise. We really appreciate getting our room early even before the check in time, special mention to Renato Josh and Ali.
Patricia, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

sangho, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jessica, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Chloe, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Anna, 1-night trip
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