Room type

Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child)

Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star family-friendly hotel near University of Sydney


This family-friendly Sydney hotel is steps from Chinese Garden of Friendship and Chinatown Night Market. University of Sydney and Sydney Opera House are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 230 rooms offer WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find minibars, coffee makers, and pillow menus.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 4144 square feet (385 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and 24-hour room service. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4144 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 385 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 230 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 AUD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 AUD per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

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.

Ceezens - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast only. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 15 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60 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.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 20 and AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 35.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 45.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Deposit: AUD 100
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60 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

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

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

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