4.4 out of 5

"Very convenient to the Convention Centre which is why we booked. First time we have stayed at the hotel since the refurbishment and was very impresse ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 30 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Sydney awaits you at Novotel Sydney Darling Square. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Capitol Theatre and World Square Shopping Centre. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 230 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Pillow menus and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. Safes, hairdryers, and phones are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and has a 24-hour front desk. Added amenities include a conference centre and a coffee shop/café. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 20-minute walk of this 4.5-star Sydney hotel, attractions include International Convention Centre Sydney and Sydney Town Hall.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$164 per night

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room (King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Novotel Sydney Darling Square ratings based on 91 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Everyone (73) Couples (7) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Good Location and very good customer service. Recommended

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
great being close to harbor easy going staff we didn't ask for much help anyway pool was a little bit on the cool side

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Location was great. Well appointed. Lovely decor. Check in was a nightmare. They had over booked our prepaid room and we had to spend the first night at another property.

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location and extremely clean and modern. Check in and check out was warm and friendly.

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Really happy with the service and room exceeded expectations

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
I loved the staff, the room was comfortable and very clean!

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Good location, excellent room for budget accomodation.

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Close proximity to Darling Harboutmr, ICC and Chinatown. Very clean and well presented. Staff customer service very poor.

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Mar. 2019 by Mitchell

Dear Anonymous, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Sydney Darling Square. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. Regards, Mitchell Morrow Front Office Manager

About the Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Location 17 Little Pier Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Property Features

Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness centre. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 4144 square feet (385 square metres) and includes conference centres. The luxury Novotel Sydney Darling Square also features tour or ticket assistance, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A round-trip airport shuttle (available during limited hours) is available for a fee. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4.5-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 230 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 4144 sq ft of conference space
  • 385 sq. m of conference space
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (17 km / 10.6 mi)
  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

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 a hairdryer. This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in November 2017.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Pumphouse – On-site restaurant. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available from 6 AM to 5 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Airport transport is offered from 6 AM to 5 PM. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib onsite parking. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • 24-hour check-in

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 22.50 per person (one-way)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 46 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60.0 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

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