The Darling at the Star

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, iPod docking station

Overview of The Darling at the Star

The Darling at the Star

5.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStar Casino1 min walk
  • Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium15 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)28 min drive

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About this area

Sydney

The Darling at the Star is located in Darling Harbour, a neighbourhood in Sydney, and is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. While the natural beauty of Bondi Beach and Manly Beach can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Circular Quay. 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. Looking to get your feet wet? Sailing and boat tours adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Star Casino - 1 min walk
  • Australian National Maritime Museum - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 14 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 15 min walk
  • King Street Wharf - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Star City Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • Harlequin Inn - 3 min walk
  • Bar Zini - 3 min walk
  • Gallon - 3 min walk
  • Yuzu - 4 min walk
  • Tappo Osteria - 4 min walk

About this property

The Darling at the Star

5-star luxury hotel near Circular Quay
You can look forward to a casino, a nightclub and a poolside bar at The Darling at the Star. For those looking to try their luck, this hotel boasts 1500 slot machines, 312 casino gaming tables and 3 casino VIP rooms. Treat yourself to a facial, a massage or a body wrap at The Spa at The Darling, the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 9 on-site restaurants, which feature Japanese cuisine and more. In addition to a rooftop terrace and shopping on site, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • An outdoor pool with sunloungers and pool umbrellas
  • Japanese breakfast (surcharge), self-parking (surcharge) and multilingual staff
  • Express check-out, a porter/bellboy and free newspapers
  • ATM/banking services, a lift and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 171 rooms include comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches, such as Laptop workspace and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak positively of the size rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding, Egyptian cotton sheets and free cots/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and designer toiletries
  • 42-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Daily housekeeping and phones

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Vietnamese

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast 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

  • Self parking on site (AUD 40 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Japanese breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 45 per person
  • 9 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 7 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Sokyo
  • Black
  • Fat Noodle
  • Harvest Buffet

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

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

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Turkish bath/hammam

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)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • 312 casino gaming tables
  • 1500 casino slot machines
  • 3 casino VIP rooms
  • Casino (39558 square feet of space)
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Cash is not accepted at this property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 80.0 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 per night

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

Optional extras

  • Fee for Japanese breakfast: AUD 45 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 40 per night
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 80.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 0.8 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 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include 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

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does The Darling at the Star have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 18 Aug 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 21 Aug 2022 start from £205.99, 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.

Is The Darling at the Star pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at The Darling at the Star?

Self-parking is available for AUD 40 per night.

What time is check-in at The Darling at the Star?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at The Darling at the Star?

Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee.

Where is The Darling at the Star located?

Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Star Casino, Circular Quay, and Sydney Town Hall. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are also within 3 miles (5 km). Star City Light Rail Station and John Street Square Light Rail Station are within a 5-minute walk.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Darling at the Star and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Darling at the Star offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Darling at the Star cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 812 out of 999 reviews
5 - Excellent 81%
Rating 4 - Good. 130 out of 999 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 34 out of 999 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 16 out of 999 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 999 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I think the Darling deserve a 5-star review. This is what 5-star hotel is all about. Starting from their amenities, clean room and top notch customer service. They have daily housekeeping that very detail oriented. The hotel is close to Darling Harbour for sight seeing and plenty of restaurants within 5-minute walk. Across from the hotel, they have Coles grocery stores for your everyday needs.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Customer service was excellent
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property is always great to stay at. We received a complimentary room upgrade - the suite we were in was amazing. I would like to send a special shout out to Yann at reception as well as Renato and Mehmet for being awesome and helping us in every way they could - you guys made the trip memorable! We'll definitely be back.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Personalised service, spacious and clean rooms
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Service is beyond Excellent.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022