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Walking To Darling Harbour, ICC,QVB, Shopping Mall
3.5 out of 5
Harbour Street, Sydney, NSW
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"This property was a 2 bedroom apartment with updated amenities including kitchen and bathroom. It was in close proximity to China Town, Paddy's Market, Darling Harbour, and the city. Key/fob access provided additional security to the building. I can't fault it and will stay there again next time ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Walking To Darling Harbour, ICC,QVB, Shopping Mall
Modern Harbourside Apartment With A View
The Loft by Darling Harbour
3.5 out of 5
203/132-136 Sussex St, Sydney, NSW
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Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
5 out of 5
12 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £153 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,216 reviews)

"We enjoyed the whole stay. Perfect location in the heart of darling harbour. The hotel is so clean. The breakfast was amazing. The pool was cold though. They said it's heated to 25° but it was freezing cold and i couldn't swim."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2021

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
4.5 out of 5
319-325 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £102 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
4.4/5Excellent! (147 reviews)

"Hotel room very clean and comfortable, in city central and walking distance to everything. Rooftop pool was the highlight of all despite it being overcast during my stay it was very relaxing to be by poolside during my stay."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2021

Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
Meriton Suites Sussex Street
5 out of 5
234 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
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4.6/5Exceptional! (361 reviews)
Feel at home

"Very good experience. Near Darling harbour by walk. Near train and tram station but with a slope to walk with a luggage."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Meriton Suites Sussex Street
The Darling at the Star
5 out of 5
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW
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The price is £158 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
4.7/5Exceptional! (994 reviews)

"Our go to hotel! The absolute best place to stay if you’re looking for a night in Sydney."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2021

The Darling at the Star
The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney
5 out of 5
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW
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The price is £120 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,073 reviews)

"Check in was a bit of a challenge, had to wait in a queue for over 30 mins. Room was fantastic, we had a suite. Major disappointment was the breakfast, a very poor a la carte offering vs other 5 star hotels in the city that we have recently stayed at (i.e. Hyatt Regency, Sofitel) in addition the ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2021

The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney
Novotel Sydney Darling Square
4.5 out of 5
17 Little Pier Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £96 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
4.4/5Excellent! (692 reviews)

"Close to shops and restaurants and light rail easy ro get around l"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2020

Novotel Sydney Darling Square
Sydney Hotel Harbour Suite
4 out of 5
252 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £70 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
3.7/5Good! (996 reviews)
Spacious serviced and self-service apartments

"Great hotel with serviced apartments, own bathroom, full working kitchen for your own cooking, aircon, washing machine and dryer in own apartment. Free Wifi. Coffee shop with delicious light meals."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Sydney Hotel Harbour Suite
Sydney Darling Harbour and Chinatown
726/38 Harbour Street, Sydney, NSW
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4.1/5Very Good! (8 reviews)
Great Apartment in great location

"Nice apartment with great amenities, close to everything. Central location in the middle of chinatown, but no noise late at night. Many Nice restaurants right on your door step. The kids loved the rooftop swimmingpool! Thank you Tom and Helen."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Sydney Darling Harbour and Chinatown
ibis Sydney Darling Harbour
3.5 out of 5
70 Murray Street, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £71 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
3.9/5Very Good! (1,058 reviews)

"Great location for Lyric Theatre Star City and to Darling Harbour."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2020

ibis Sydney Darling Harbour
ibis Sydney King Street Wharf
3 out of 5
22 Shelley Street, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £73 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
3.8/5Good! (987 reviews)

"Great central location with clean, modern rooms perfect for a one night getaway."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

ibis Sydney King Street Wharf
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
4.5 out of 5
55 Shelley Street King Street, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £104 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
4.4/5Excellent! (989 reviews)
Perfect Darling Harbour Hotel

"3 days away with my ill daughter The staff were fabulous friendly and helpful Our room was perfect and the view beautiful Close walking distance to everything I will definitely return Thank you for making trip memorable"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
Harbourside Comfort and Charm
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
NYE 2019

"We were in Sydney for NYE this apt is a great base and close to Darling Habour."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Harbourside Comfort and Charm
Peg Leg Darling Harbour
2.5 out of 5
11 Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Pyrmont, NSW
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3.5/5Good! (79 reviews)

"Close to darling harbour and ferry and light rail."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Peg Leg Darling Harbour
Stunning 2 Bedroom Apartment
3.5 out of 5
50 Murray St, Sydney, NSW
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4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"Apartment very comfortable and clean. Really close to Darling Harbour, Pyrmont Ferry Stop, Sydney Convention Centre and Star Casino. Will certainly stay here again when in Sydney."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Stunning 2 Bedroom Apartment
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
4.5 out of 5
100 Murray Street, Sydney, NSW
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,581 reviews)

"Easy check and checkout; friendly staff, close to Darling Harbour, clean and comfortable room. The water pressure in the shower was dissapointing."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Metro Apartments on Darling Harbour - Sydney
3.5 out of 5
132 - 136 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
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The price is £58 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
4/5Very Good! (1,120 reviews)

"Room was great for what we needed. Aircon worked but none of the controls did. Rooms were clean but not immaculate."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Metro Apartments on Darling Harbour - Sydney
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney
4.5 out of 5
150 Day St, Sydney, NSW
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,644 reviews)

"From the minute we stepped into the lobby we were treated like royalty. The rooms were bright and clean, well furnished and large. The package we purchased included a breakfast and a happy hour. Wow! the happy hour had wine and appetizers that were to die for. ."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2020

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Visiting Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour is a welcoming neighbourhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. Here you'll find plenty to visit, including Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Lyric Theatre. Darling Harbour has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great base for exploring the sights in and around Sydney.

Staying in Darling Harbour

You’ll find several accommodation choices in this romantic neighbourhood, and you may want to consider one of these top places to stay:

  • The Darling at the Star: 5-star hotel featuring a casino, 9 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Our guests enjoy the hotel's comfortable beds and walkable location.
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour: 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant, a bar/lounge and free WiFi. Expedia travellers like this hotel's comfortable rooms and central location.
  • AirM8 Apartments Darling Harbour: 3.5-star apartment featuring free WiFi, free self-parking and laundry facilities. Our guests rate this apartment highly for its walkable location and proximity to shopping.

Darling Harbour might not have accommodation options to suit your travel needs, so you might consider venturing to a different Sydney neighbourhood for your stay. The Wynyard neighbourhood is a great choice for your home base while visiting the area. Here is what our guests consider the top hotel in the neighbourhood:

Sightseeing Around Sydney

For cultural attractions in Darling Harbour, head to Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Lyric Theatre and Madame Tussauds Sydney. Pyrmont Bridge and Harbourside are a also couple of sights to visit when you're in the neighbourhood.

Getting Around Darling Harbour and the Greater Sydney Area

If you want to see more of the city, Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include The Star Station and Star City Light Rail Station. Learn about your options for water transport at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Darling Harbour?
Darling Harbour is a welcoming neighbourhood known for its array of dining options and charming cafes. Experience the best of Darling Harbour with a visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Star Casino and Australian National Maritime Museum.
What's a favourite hotel to stay in Darling Harbour?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is the highest ranked property in Darling Harbour. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Star Casino. Other favourite options in the area include Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour and Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour.
How many hotels should I expect to find in the Darling Harbour area?
Expedia has 145 hotels and other accommodation options in Darling Harbour to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Sydney area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Darling Harbour, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Darling Harbour.
What can I see and do in this Sydney neighbourhood?
Australian National Maritime Museum, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Wild Life Sydney Zoo are family favourites to check out in Darling Harbour. As you’re discovering the neighbourhood, Star Casino and Sydney Lyric Theatre are some other places worth a visit. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include King Street Wharf, Sydney Tower and Hyde Park. When you’re sightseeing in Sydney, White Bay Cruise Terminal and Circular Quay are also worth a stop.
How can I get around Darling Harbour and the greater Sydney area?
If you want to see more of the city, Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include The Star Station and Convention Light Rail Station. To venture out of town, take a train from Exhibition Centre Station. Learn about your options for water transport at the port.

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