Get an overview of this hotel4-star Pyrmont hotel in Darling Harbour, near University of Sydney


Located in Darling Harbour, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sydney Convention Centre, University of Sydney, and Circular Quay. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, self parking, and a meeting room are onsite.

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 premium bedding and rainfall showerheads.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

139 Murray Street Pyrmont NSW 2009

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a 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 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. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2013.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room computer 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than more than 10 rooms or for stays exceeding 20 consecutive nights. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • 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.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

No rollaway/extra beds available

The credit card presented at check-in should be the same card used at time of booking. If the credit card holder is not on the reservation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival to confirm identification


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 39 per day
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • 1888 Hotel
  • 1888 Hotel Pyrmont
  • 1888 Pyrmont
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
  • Ovolo 1888

We should mention

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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