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Get an overview of this hotel4-star hotel near University of Sydney


Located in the heart of Pyrmont, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Australian National Maritime Museum, University of Sydney, and Circular Quay. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a meeting room, and concierge services.

Room Amenities

All 90 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include free minibar items and rainfall showerheads.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 377 square feet (35 square meters) include a meeting room. This Pyrmont hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. For a surcharge, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport at scheduled times is offered to guests. A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2013.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 377 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 35 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 90 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1888 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Soundproofed rooms  

Room Amenities

  • Cable TV service 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room computer 
  • In-room safe 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Room service 
  • Shower only 
  • Soundproofed rooms 

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Lo Lounge - This lobby lounge serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Room service is available.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at Midnight


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: AUD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 18 per person
  • 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 (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
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