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Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
669 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business Services

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Explore the area

Popular LocationCapitol Theatre7 min walk
Popular LocationChinese Garden of Friendship7 min walk
Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney8 min walk
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View (Chinese Garden View)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View (Chinese Garden View)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed, City View

About this area

Sydney

Located in Sydney's Darling Harbour neighborhood, Novotel Sydney Darling Square is in the city center and near a metro station. Capitol Theatre and Sydney Opera House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Taronga Zoo. Luna Park and Wild Life Sydney Zoo are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Capitol Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 9 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min walk
  • Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pumphouse — 1 min walk

About this property

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Luxury Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to International Convention Centre Sydney
2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a conference center are onsite. All 230 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, pillow menus, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers 230 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. A pillow menu is available. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in November 2017.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows standard sanitization guidelines of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
Hand sanitizer provided
Masks and gloves available
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: AUD 46 per night
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6 AM - 5 PM

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Business services

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

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Day bed
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Airport shuttle service is available from 6 AM to 5 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 22.50 per person (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 46 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 46 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and onsite parking. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • 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.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Darling Harbour Novotel Rockford
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Novotel Sydney Darling Square and receive a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Novotel Sydney Darling Square cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM–10:00 PM.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Self parking is available for AUD 46 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Novotel Sydney Darling Square provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 22.50 per person applies.
Where is Novotel Sydney Darling Square located?
Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Capitol Theatre, Chinese Garden of Friendship, and International Convention Centre Sydney. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Tower are also within 15 minutes. Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station is 5 minutes by foot and Capitol Square Light Rail Station is 6 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Novotel Sydney Darling Square

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
361
4 - Good
242
3 - Okay
39
2 - Mediocre
18
1 - Poor
9
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

1/5

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Novotel Darling Square are new & clean . It is also very close to all restaurant, transports, shopping & etc. Receptionist is friendly & nice 👍

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    No bottled drinking water in rooms nothing in bar fridge

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Staff & service

      Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020