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Overview of Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

4.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAustralian National Maritime Museum5 min walk
    Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney8 min walk
    Popular LocationCockle Bay Wharf9 min walk
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Executive Suite, 2 Single Beds, Harbour View

    Room amenities

    • 474 sq ft
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsExecutive Suite, 2 Single Beds, Harbour View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, View (Skyline View)

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, View (Skyline View)
  • Executive Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Harbour View

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 322 sq ft
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsExecutive Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Harbour View
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed, Harbour View

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 322 sq ft
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 Queen Bed, Harbour View
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Skyline View)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Skyline View)

About this area

Sydney

In the city centre, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is in Sydney's Darling Harbour neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Hyde Park and Royal Botanic Gardens, while SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are popular area attractions. Check out an event or a game at Sydney Cricket Ground, and consider making time for Australian National Maritime Museum, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Australian National Maritime Museum - 5 min walk
  • Star Casino - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk
  • Cockle Bay Wharf - 9 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Convention Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 8 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • The Ternary – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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About this property

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

Luxury Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to Star Casino
A restaurant, an outdoor 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 525 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus 24-hour room service and Smart TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include wireless Internet access (surcharge), TVs and minibars.
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour offers 525 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. A pillow menu is available. 54-inch Smart televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Sydney hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
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
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
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: WiFi (AUD 10 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • WiFi in public areas is free for up to 2 hours per day

Parking and public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: AUD 35 for adults and AUD 10 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

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

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (2250 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Terrace

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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

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

Entertainment

  • 54-inch smart TV
  • TV channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
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

This property is closed from 2 July 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).
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
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 35 for adults and AUD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10 per night (rates may vary)
  • Covered self-parking fee: AUD 59 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
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 6:30 AM to 9:30 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
Free WiFi in public areas is limited to 2 hours per day
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility
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

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour and receive a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM.
Is Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour?
Self-parking is available for AUD 59 per day.
What time is check-in at Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour?
Check-in begins at 2:00 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour located?
Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Australian National Maritime Museum, Star Casino, and International Convention Centre Sydney. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Lyric Theatre are also within 15 minutes. Convention Light Rail Station is only a 2-minute walk and Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station is 4 minutes.
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Easy check and checkout; friendly staff, close to Darling Harbour, clean and comfortable room. The water pressure in the shower was dissapointing.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful view from lounge area Lovely relaxing environment Staff were very helpful Will stay again!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Convenient location but the car parking is a bit expensive.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
I love the breakfast I don’t like not having access to stairs from room
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

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