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Sydney's newest entertainment destination
Light rail to city
Set across from Pyrmont Bay, Astral Towers and Residences at the Star is a half-km walk from Darling Harbour and a light-rail ride, embarking at a station beneath the hotel, from the city centre.
This 24-hour hotel offers several dining options, a nightclub with exciting entertainment and its own signature cocktail as well as panoramic views.
Views, marble baths
Located on 17 restricted-access floors, the 477 guestrooms and suites offer views of the city, Pyrmont, or the Harbour Bridge; all are outfitted with marble bathrooms.
Work and play can be juggled efficiently at Astral Towers and Residences at the Star with both the business center with audio-visual equipment and there is high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharge) available. Further relaxation can be found by the side of the outdoor pool, or on the dance floor of the nightclub that offers a variety of nightly entertainment and serves a signature cocktail. Guests enjoy dining at one of the several on-site restaurants and there is also a snack bar/deli on site. A buffet breakfast (surcharge) is available daily. Tours/ticket assistance is available at the front desk and there is babysitting/child care (surcharge) available and a grocery/convenience store and hair salon on site. Umbrellas available for guest use. There is secure covered parking (surcharge) available and valet parking (surcharge). Non-smoking property with designated smoking areas.
- Designated smoking areas
- Grocery/convenience store
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Snack bar/deli
- Beauty services
- Full-service health spa
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Secure covered parking (surcharge)
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities
- Spa services on site
- Hair salon
- Concierge desk
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Health club
- Room service (24 hours)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Event catering
- Audiovisual equipment
- Secretarial services
- Business services
- Total number of rooms - 477
- Security guard
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Medical assistance available
- Currency exchange
- Tour assistance
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Translation services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Number of floors - 17
- Wedding services
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Secure covered parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Welcome amenities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Climate control
- Soundproofed rooms
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Direct-dial phone
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Bathroom phone
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Sewing kit
- Shower/tub combination
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Iron/ironing board
- Clock radio
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Satellite TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Pillow menu
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Garden Buffet - Offers all-you-can-eat prawns, a selection of noodles, pasta, assorted meats, salads, vegetables, soups, and deserts. Beverages include unlimited tea, coffee, and soft drinks. Open for lunch and dinner.
Golden Century Star / Group A popular, family-owned restaurant based in Sydney specializing in fresh Chinese seafood. A nightly buffet welcomes guests with more than 1,000 kilograms of fresh seafood in 24 seafood tanks of live king crabs, abalone, and lobsters.
Sounds of Sokyo
Contemporary Japanese / Australian fusion cuisine. The menu includes such dishes as Binchotan Grilled Castricum Lamb Chops, Maple Miso, and Tuna Sashimi with Plum Wine Jelly. Servers offer personalized "soku menus." A sake sommelier suggests pairings. A DJ music plays nightly.
Black by Ezard
A contemporary Australian grill with American and European influences. Locally sourced and grass-fed beef is dry-aged specifically for the wood fired grills, broilers, and sous vide cooking. A menu changes weekly to reflect seasonal freshness and the chef's sense of invention. The restaurant has a full bar with an international cellar of approximately 770 labels, and includes a well-edited collection of some of the finest American wines.
A balance of classic and contemporary Milanese cuisine with an emphasis on food prepared over a wood-fired grill. A full bar is on site. Tables overlook Sydney Harbour.
Momofuku Seiobo Chef David Chang has gained a reputation for casual dining with upscale cuisine and supporting sustainable and responsible farming and food purveyors. Chang has been called "a chef who went further than any of his peers in wedding serious, sometimes challenging food and an ultra-casual, spontaneous dining ethos in tune with unbound times" (Frank Bruni, former New York Times restaurant critic).
The fifth-floor health club offers a variety of fitness equipment. Additionally, a walking/jogging path leads from just opposite the hotel at Pyrmont Bay Park along the waterfront to a park at nearby Jackson's Landing.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Swimming nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Motor boating nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Playground nearby
The Spa at The Darling — Relax, rejuvenate, and be refreshed in blissful surroundings at The Star's elegant on-site Spa. Wellness modalities include several different types of massage, such as deep tissue, traditional Thai, Swedish aroma, and the abhyanga technique. There are 16 private treatment rooms, one of them designed especially for couples. Facials utilize La Prairie luxury skincare products from Switzerland. Waxing, body wraps, and oxygen therapy are just a few of the services offered 6 days a week. (The Spa closes on Mondays.)
Advance appointments are required for all sessions.
- Facial treatments
- Number of treatment rooms 16
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- In-room accessibility
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Credit Card Policy: All guests arriving on Friday or Saturday must provide a valid credit card upon arrival; a hold will be placed on the card equal to the room rate amount plus security deposit at check-in. At check-out, guests may pay with cash or credit card.
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Breakfast fee: AUD 34.90 for adults and AUD 16.90 for children (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 24.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in all public areas: AUD 24.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in business center: AUD 5.95 (for 15 minutes, rates may vary)
- Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60 per night
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
- Additional Details
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Official Australia STAR Rating provided by AAA Tourism Pty Ltd
AAA Tourism Pty Ltd assigns an official STAR Rating for accommodations in Australia. This Hotel property is rated 5 stars.