Novotel Sydney Darling Square

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Superior Room, 2 Single Beds | Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Novotel Sydney Darling Square

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

4.5 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
17 Little Pier Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium13 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park14 min walk
  • Popular LocationAustralia Square3 min drive
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)25 min drive

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About this area

Sydney

Novotel Sydney Darling Square is located in Darling Harbour, a neighbourhood in Sydney, and is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Capitol Theatre and Sydney Opera House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Taronga Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sydney Cricket Ground or Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • World Square Shopping Centre - 4 min walk
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 7 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 13 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 14 min walk
  • Australia Square - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Gumshara Ramen - 2 min walk
  • Meet Fresh - 2 min walk
  • Arisun - 2 min walk
  • Little Hunan - 2 min walk
  • Mamak - 2 min walk

About this property

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Luxury Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, near Capitol Theatre
2 restaurants, an indoor pool and a fitness centre are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a conference centre are on-site.
Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers 230 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and a safe. A pillow menu is available. 37-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Secured covered self parking on site (AUD 46 per night)
  • Off-site parking within 2133 ft (AUD 46 per day)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee weekdays 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 34 per person
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • Pumphouse

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference centre (4144 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 6

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Lever door handles
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Netflix
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from August 22 2022 to September 5 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

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

  • Deposit: AUD 100

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 34 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: AUD 46 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 46 per day (2133 ft away)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 per cent

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

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 may be 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 445 out of 803 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 278 out of 803 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 47 out of 803 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 22 out of 803 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 803 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.3/5

Eco-friendliness

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was in a great walking distance.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had no problems it was good
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, friendly staff, easy walking to restaurants etc.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location. Walking distance to numerous eateries and the local lightrails.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hotel in good location
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022