Novotel Sydney Darling Square

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
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

803 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is $172
Price available on 9/4/2022
Map
17 Little Pier Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Self parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Darling Harbour
  • Sydney Town Hall - 10 min walk
  • Star Casino - 19 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 26 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 36 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 37 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 1 min drive
  • Hyde Park - 6 min drive
  • King Street Wharf - 2 min drive
  • Capitol Theatre - 6 min drive
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 27 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

About this property

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Novotel Sydney Darling Square puts you within a 15-minute drive of Circular Quay and Sydney Harbour Bridge. After visiting the fitness center 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 travelers love the location and local sightseeing. The property is just 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/140°F or hotter
Follows 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 sanitizer 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 onsite 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 - anytime
  • Express check-in/out
  • 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 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 onsite self parking (AUD 46 per night)
  • Offsite 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

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's menu

Working away

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

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • 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 center
  • An indoor pool

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Lever door handles
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-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 drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • 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 - Onsite restaurant. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco 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 percent

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from August 22 2022 to September 5 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool

Alternate facilities will be available offsite during the renovation.

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Children & extra beds

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

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 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).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing 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 to 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 Aug 17, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Sydney Darling Square on Sep 4, 2022 start from $172, excluding 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 sanitizer, 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, pets and service animals aren't 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 onsite 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 center.
Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco 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 7 minutes' walk from Capitol Theatre. Travelers love the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Fabulous

9.3/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Recommended to all
Very good stay
Roy, 5-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fung Kin, 4-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lai Kuen Agnes, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very Good

Great location !! Easy access to Darling Harbour and ICC. And walking into the city not that hard either . Everything was neat and clean and fresh . ( except the lift doors ) . Rooms small but adequate . Loved the Pump House next door !!! Would stay here again !
Judith, 4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Great place to stay!
Grant, 4-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Perfect place to say when seeing a show at Aware Theatre. Really good dining options too. Great precinct.
Natalie, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very convinent and centrally located in Darling Square with the light rail stations for L1 L2 & L3 within short working distance. Dining options are plentiful around the area. Highly recommended for vaction stays.
sheng, 8-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

My stay was very enjoyable and relaxing
Joseph, 2-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel and location, though breakfast buffet always had run out of everything, not enough staff to replenish quick enough. Bathroom wasn’t wiped over the best.
Kenan, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very Good

Great property in a fantastic location central to everything.
Diana, 1-night family trip
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