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Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

Luxury hotel with outdoor pool, near Star Casino

  • Free WiFi in lobby
From
A$229

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.
  • Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property renovations and closures

  • This property is closed from July 1 2020 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change).

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8.6.Fabulous.
  • Easy check and checkout; friendly staff, close to Darling Harbour, clean and comfortable…

    Mar. 13, 2020

  • Beautiful view from lounge area Lovely relaxing environment Staff were very helpful…

    Mar. 7, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) and Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Walkable
Dining options
Convenient
Shopping
Safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 525 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Outdoor tennis court

For families

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • In Darling Harbour
  • Star Casino - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 13 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 16 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 19 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Executive Room, 2 Double Beds, Harbour View
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed, Harbour View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed (Skyline View)
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds (Skyline View)
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Executive Suite, 2 Double Beds, Harbour View

Location

  • In Darling Harbour
  • Star Casino - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Darling Harbour
  • Star Casino - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 13 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 16 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 19 min walk
  • Circular Quay - 26 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 30 min walk
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal - 32 min walk
  • Sydney Opera House - 37 min walk
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - 37 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 27 min drive
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Central Station - 21 min walk
  • Sydney Circular Quay Station - 29 min walk
  • Convention Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station - 4 min walk
  • Exhibition Light Rail Station - 6 min walk

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 525 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.
  • Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas (2 hours per day)
  • WiFi in rooms*

Parking

  • Covered onsite self parking (AUD 59 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis on site

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2250
  • Conference space size (meters) - 209
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter

Facilities

  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Lithuanian
  • Mongolian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 54-inch Smart TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The Ternary - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Small print

Also known as

  • Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Novotel Sydney On Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour Sydney
  • Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
  • Novotel Hotel
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour
  • Novotel
  • Accor Sydney On Darling Harbour
  • Darling Harbour Novotel
  • Novotel Sydney On Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
  • Novetel Sydney
  • Sydney Novotel

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Covered self parking costs AUD 59 per day with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 35 for adults and AUD 10 for children (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for AUD 10 per night (rates may vary)

Policies

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.

Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property is closed from July 1 2020 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs AUD 59 per day.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, The Ternary. Nearby restaurants include Pancakes on the Rocks (4-min walk), Social Brew Cafe (4-min walk), and Quarryman's Hotel (5-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Star Casino (7-min walk) is nearby.
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a fitness center.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very good

    I love the breakfast I don’t like not having access to stairs from room

    Gordon, 1 night family trip, Mar. 6, 2020

    Verified Wotif guest review

  • 6.0.Good

    The location of the Novotel is quite convenient and central: unfortunately the room was quite dated and smaller than expected. The pool advertised looks completely different in person and was a big disappointment

    2 night trip, Feb. 29, 2020

    Verified Lastminute guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    The staff that we had dealings with were very friendly and helpful. Also close to Darling Harbour and every thing we need to do.

    1 night family trip, Feb. 28, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    Not so clean

    Room was not cleaned very well as there was a half eaten oreo on the carpet plus sticky hand prints on everything

    Drew, 1 night trip with friends, Feb. 27, 2020

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The staff were all friendly, service was great! Our room was clean and comfortable. So close to many attractions!

    Victoria, 2 night family trip, Feb. 27, 2020

    Verified Wotif guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely staff!!! Clean and tidy. Very nice location, highly recommend.

    Jacob, 4 night romance trip, Feb. 26, 2020

    Verified Wotif guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The service was excellent! The room was spotless and the bed very comfortable

    Michelle, 2 night family trip, Feb. 26, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    The location was excellent. Walking distance to everywhere. Had the best sleep on their beautiful mattress. Staff were helpful and friendly.The buffet breakfast was the best.

    3 night family trip, Feb. 26, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    the property was great , all the staff were great , the food also great.

    2 night romance trip, Feb. 24, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    It was good stay overall

    Kaushik, 4 night business trip, Feb. 24, 2020

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

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