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Darling Room
Room with view
377 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Stellar Suite
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Darling King (Executive Lounge Access)
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Jewel Spa Suite (Executive Lounge Access)
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Adored Suite
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Jewel Suite (Executive Lounge Access)
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Jewel Spa Suite
Room with view
753 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Stellar Harbour Suite
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Darling Courtyard Room
377 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Jewel Suite
Room with view
753 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Darling King Only
Room with view
1 Double Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Jewel City Spa Suite
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Jewel City Suite
Room with view
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Pyrmont hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to Sydney Lyric Theatre

Popular property highlights

Outdoor pool
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff
Concierge services

Location

Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sydney Lyric Theatre and Australian National Maritime Museum. International Convention Centre Sydney and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium are also within 15 minutes. Star City Light Rail Station and John Street Square Light Rail Station are within a 5-minute walk.

Hotel Features

Along with 9 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and a casino. 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. Guests will also find iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 9 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 3 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 7 bars/lounges.

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. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Darling at the Star has designated areas for smoking.

  • Casino
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges - 7
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Year Built - 2011
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3
  • Number of slot machines - 1500
  • Nightclub
  • Number of gaming tables - 312
  • Number of VIP gaming rooms - 3
  • Casino floor size square meters - 3675
  • Casino floor size square feet - 39558
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1949
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 9
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20971
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Total number of rooms - 171
  • Number of floors - 16
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas:

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Vietnamese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Darling at the Star offers 171 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Pyrmont hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Shower only
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station

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.

Harvest 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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Sailing 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, facials, and body wraps. 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 treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 80 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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, debit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Parking height restrictions apply

Debit cards

Fees

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

  • 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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 22.5 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 35 per night
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 55 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 80 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Darling Star Hotel Pyrmont
  • Darling Star Hotel
  • Star Darling
  • Darling Star Pyrmont
  • The Darling at the Star Hotel
  • The Darling at the Star Pyrmont
  • The Darling at the Star Hotel Pyrmont

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.

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.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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