Featured Image
1/32 Featured Image


Get an overview of this hotel5-star luxury hotel near Circular Quay


Situated in Pyrmont, this luxury hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Sydney Lyric Theatre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. University of Sydney and Circular Quay are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

5 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a casino are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a nightclub, and 7 bars/lounges are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 171 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Darling at the Star features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 3 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 7 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Event facilities measuring 20971 square feet (1949 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a casino, a nightclub, and a rooftop terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Darling at the Star has designated areas for smoking.

  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 7 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1949 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20971 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Sokyo - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Balla - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Black - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fat Noodle - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Garden Buffet - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

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

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 115 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Spa at The Darling. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night
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.
  • Self parking fee: AUD 35 per night
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • 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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?