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Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
669 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business Services

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationCapitol Theatre7 min walk
Popular LocationChinese Garden of Friendship7 min walk
Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney8 min walk
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View (Chinese Garden View)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View (Chinese Garden View)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed, City View

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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 Wild Life Sydney Zoo are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • 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
  • Hyde Park - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min walk
  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pumphouse — 1 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 conference centre are on-site. All 230 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, pillow menu and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
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 pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers 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. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in November 2017.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Bureau Veritas (Accor Hotels)
Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
Hand sanitiser provided
Masks and gloves available
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: AUD 46 per night
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6 AM to 5 PM

Food and drink

  • 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

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Business services

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

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 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
Airport shuttle service is available from 6 AM to 5 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 22.50 per person (one-way)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 46 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 46 per day
  • 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. Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Bureau Veritas (Accor Hotels) guidelines.
  • 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

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel
Novotel Rockford Hotel
Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour
Novotel Rockford
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel
Novotel Darling Square Hotel
Novotel Darling Square

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.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this 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 to 5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at Novotel Sydney Darling Square?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Novotel Sydney Darling Square provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 22.50 per person applies.
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.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Novotel Sydney Darling Square

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
361
4 - Good
242
3 - Okay
39
2 - Mediocre
18
1 - Poor
9
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

1/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Novotel Darling Square are new & clean . It is also very close to all restaurant, transports, shopping & etc. Receptionist is friendly & nice 👍

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    No bottled drinking water in rooms nothing in bar fridge

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Staff & service

      Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020