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

Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
673 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationWorld Square Shopping Centre4 min walk
Popular LocationSEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium13 min walk
Popular LocationHyde Park14 min walk
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)26 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

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. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • World Square Shopping Centre - 4 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 13 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 14 min walk
  • Star Casino - 19 min walk
  • Martin Place - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 6 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 26 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.

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

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 standard sanitisation guidelines 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

  • 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

  • Renovated guest rooms – November 2017
  • 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
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • 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

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
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
Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel
Novotel Sydney Darling Square Sydney
Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel Sydney

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 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, 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.
4.4
Excellent
673 reviews
5 - Excellent
363
4 - Good
244
3 - Okay
39
2 - Poor
18
1 - Terrible
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4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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Great location Clean, very modern rooms Staff are friendly
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: 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

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