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Get an overview of this hotelContemporary style meets history at Ovolo Woolloomooloo

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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.

Lo Lounge

The 24-hour Lo Lounge Bar is designed for guests to work, network, or simply relax. A health club with indoor pool, gym, and spa tub are also available for guests. Additional features include free WiFi, and concierge services.

Premium bedding

100 individually decorated guestrooms have signature bedding. All rooms have iPads, free WiFi, 32-inch LCD televisions with premium TV channels, and free minibars. Private bathrooms feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Conveniences also include free national calls, as well as laptop-compatible safes, and desks. Each guest room also has a separate bedroom for a spacious feel.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located a short stroll from iconic attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay, as well as popular restaurants and bars. Ovolo Woolloomooloo bridges between history and modern luxury. As you enter the hotel, contemporary design elements and furnishings complement original fixtures of the property, with seamless integration of the Ovolo touch; all the little things that make effortless living a reality for the modern traveler.

Ovolo Woolloomooloo features an indoor heated pool with adjoining relaxation deck and outdoor patio. A gym and a spa tub are also available. Free WiFi is available in public areas. 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.

The business center includes 5 versatile private spaces for a variety of functions, meetings, cocktail parties, and private dining. Secure covered parking and valet service are available for a surcharge. This Ovolo Woolloomooloo also offers an airport shuttle with 24-hour advance notice, and child care can be arranged for a fee. Daily continental breakfast is available for a surcharge.

  • Marina on site 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1915 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Electric kettle 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • iPad 

Where to Eat

Lo Lounge - The Lo Lounge is a sleek multipurpose social area designed for hotel guests to work, network, or simply kick back and relax. Open 24-hours a day; guests can grab coffee in the morning, take in all-day nibbles and refreshments, and wind down with happy hour wine, beers, spirits, and canapes.

Continental breakfast is available daily for a surcharge.

24-hour room service is available.

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 


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

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking 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.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 80.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.

  • 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).

Only service animals are allowed

This hotel will place an authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16 per person
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 50.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 80.00 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.

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We should mention

One child 12 years old or younger stays 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

  • Ovolo Woolloomooloo 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.

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