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Overview of Novotel Sydney Darling Square

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Indoor pool
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
UNESCO Sustainable Property

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

4.5 out of 5

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWorld Square Shopping Centre4 min walk
    Popular LocationCapitol Theatre7 min walk
    Popular LocationChinese Garden of Friendship7 min walk
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)27 min drive

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Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 258 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

5/5 guest room rating
  • 280 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 280 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 258 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 280 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 280 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Sydney

Located in Sydney's Darling Harbour neighbourhood, Novotel Sydney Darling Square is in the city centre 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. Luna Park and Powerhouse Museum are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • World Square Shopping Centre - 4 min walk
  • Capitol Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 26 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pumphouse — 1 min walk
  • Superbowl Chinese Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Sushi Rio - 3 min walk
  • Old Town Hong Kong Cuisine - 3 min walk
  • Ramen O-San - 3 min walk

About this property

Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Luxury Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to International Convention Centre Sydney
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 coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 230 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and Netflix, and other amenities include minibars and rainfall showerheads.
Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers 230 forms of air-conditioned accommodation 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 coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. 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 Tourism Pledge.

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
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
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

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Secured covered self parking on site (AUD 46 per night)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Off-site parking available (AUD 46 per day)

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 5-45 for adults and AUD 5-45 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

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

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Korean

Business services

  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (4144 square feet of space)

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
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • 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
  • 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

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 45 for adults, and AUD 5 and AUD 45 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: AUD 46 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 46 per day
  • 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 and on-site parking
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
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
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
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

Darling Harbour Novotel Rockford
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Novotel Sydney Darling Square and receive a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Novotel Sydney Darling Square cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
As of 10 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Sydney Darling Square on 9 May 2021 start from £116, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Novotel Sydney Darling Square have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Is Novotel Sydney Darling Square pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Self-parking is available for AUD 46 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Novotel Sydney Darling Square located?
Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Capitol Theatre, Chinese Garden of Friendship and International Convention Centre Sydney. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Tower are also within 15 minutes. Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station is 5 minutes by foot and Capitol Square Light Rail Station is 6 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 383 out of 700 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 249 out of 700 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 700 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 700 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 700 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, close to Darling Harbour, China Town, great shopping and restaurants
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to shops and restaurants and light rail easy ro get around l
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hotel. Good location, clean, friendly staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

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