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Room type

Deluxe Twin

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Loft

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe King

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Luxury Marina View King

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Luxury Marina Twin room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Luxury Marina Loft

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Ultra Loft

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelContemporary style meets history at boutique BLUE

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Harbour views

Set on a Woolloomooloo Bay pier, this contemporary boutique hotel is part of the transformed 1915 Finger Wharf's marina and entertainment complex, with views over Sydney Harbour; the city centre is 1 km west.

Warehouse transformed

Once a cargo warehouse, BLUEHotel now houses an indoor heated pool complemented by a fitness center. WiFi is free in common areas.

Premium bedding

100 soundproof guestrooms have signature bedding. All rooms have high-definition LCD TVs, iPads, and wireless/wired high-speed Internet access for a surcharge.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 01 July 2015 to 31 October 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
  • Exterior
  • Lobby
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

BLUEHotel features an 17-meter (55.7-feet) indoor heated pool with adjoining relaxation deck and outdoor patio. The reception area is adjacent to a living room area, which features specially designed carpets, suspended lights and large reading lamps, and a harmonious blend of sofas, ottomans, and armchairs set against exposed corrugated iron and timbers from the original warehouse. Large timber barn-style doors open out to the pier during fair-weather days. A small complimentary video library, with an emphasis on Australian titles and Australian directors, is located at reception. Reading material is also provided on loan. BLUEHotel - A Taj Hotel is completely smoke-free.

Several computer stations are located at various levels throughout the hotel and offer complimentary Internet access. 2 conference/function rooms can be booked for small events. Secure covered parking and valet service are available for a surcharge. This hotel also offers an airport shuttle with 24-hour advance notice. Child care can be arranged for a fee.

Business services: 4 flat-screen computers and printers are set up around the hotel: near reception (with a scanner), on level 3, and at 2 stations on level 4. 24-hour access is complimentary. Secretarial services such as photocopying and faxing are provided for a surcharge by reception.

Internet access: Complimentary high-speed Internet access is available at the 4 computer stations and in the function rooms. Wireless Internet access is available in the Water Bar, Blue Café, and in the reading room/reception area.

Conference/function room(s): 2 function rooms include a ground-floor room with natural light and theater-style seating for up to 50, a boardroom-style room, and a second-level room that seats 14 comfortably. Pre-function areas are also available. Customised audiovisual and communications systems are available in all function areas and include projection systems, motorised screens, large-scale video, video conferencing, and computer rental. Surcharges apply.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2690 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 250 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Soundproofed rooms  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 15.00 AUD per day ), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • iPad 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Slippers 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Turndown service 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

BLUE Café - Located in the hotel's central atrium. Breakfast/brunch café open daily from early to late morning. Specializing in hearty breakfasts, gourmet coffee, and fine Australian fare.

Water Bar - Listed among the Top 10 Bars in the World by Condé Nast Traveler in 2003. This bar features tea-light candles and is outfitted with rich brown lounge chairs, oversized ottomans, and cushions. Clever and functional art screens are positioned between some settings. Open daily from late afternoon until late.

A room charge-back option is available at Manta, Otto, China Doll, Aki's, Criniti's, and Kinsleys Steak & Crabhouse.

24-hour room service available.

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Nearby Things to Do

Nearby are many recreational choices including the scenic foreshore walking/jogging track in the Royal Botanic Gardens (0.5 km away) which runs all the way from Mrs. Macquarie's Chair to the Sydney Opera House. Opposite BLUE is the Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool (via 1 km walk), offering sweeping views of the harbour.

The recreational activities listed below are available nearby; fees may apply. See the front desk for more information.

An 18-metre indoor heated pool is located on the lower ground level, with adjoining male/female change rooms, in addition to a deck with reclining chairs, and an outdoor patio.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
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Accessibility

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 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: AUD 30.00 for adults and AUD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 15.00 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 40.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Blue Hotel is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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