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4.8 out of 5

"Free mini bar and bag of goodies " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 14 Jan 2022

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Hotel Description

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour puts you in the heart of Sydney, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Star Casino and International Convention Centre Sydney. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour gym, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, free local calls, and free bottled water, featured in all 90 soundproofed rooms. Minibars provide free refreshments, and room service is also available. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Additionally, safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are available.

The restaurant, Mister Percy, is open for breakfast and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10 AM. Bring your pet along and take advantage of this property's pet-friendly amenities such as food and water bowls. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Darling Harbour hotel include SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Town Hall.

Shoebox

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$186* Per night/room 26 Jan. - 27 Jan.

Stirred

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King Deluxe

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Shaken

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour ratings based on 206 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Everyone (140) Couples (42) Business (3) Family (11)
5 out of 5
Love this place!

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2022

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5 out of 5
Free mini bar and bag of goodies

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2022

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5 out of 5
Loved the building itself and how quiet it was compared to other hotels.

Posted by on 19 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Dec. 2021 by Coco - Assistant Manager

Hey Sally, thank you so much for your lovely review. I can't wait to welcome you back and feel free to reach out to us for your next stay, we will make sure that is going to be extra special. Sending much love<3

5 out of 5
Got no words love it

Posted by on 18 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Dec. 2021 by Coco - Assistant Manager

Amaaaazing Brad! Thank you so much for this great review, it fills our heart to know that you had such an incredible stay. :D We loved having you with us and can't wait to welcome you again soon with our best smile on and all the Perks that Ovolo 1888 can offer. Feel free to reach out for you next stay and we will go over and beyond to make it unforgettable. Sending much love<3

5 out of 5
Great atmosphere. Friendly staff. V good location to Darling Harbour and King St Wharf.

Posted by on 18 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Dec. 2021 by Coco - Assistant Manager

Friendly staff and Awesome guests as Kylie! Thank you so much for your lovely review :) We are looking forward to welcome you back with our best smile on. Sending much love <3

5 out of 5
It's a cool hotel to stay for a few nights, love the candy bar, mini fridge with all the goodies and the awesome customer service and friendly staffs.

Posted by on 17 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Dec. 2021 by Coco - Assistant Manager

My Oh My, Kevin, thank you for your lovely words and amazing review. It's amazing to see that you fell in love with us as we are in love with you. :D Can't wait to see you back again soon. Sending much love <3

5 out of 5
Great vibe, friendly staff

Posted by on 2 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec. 2021 by Coco - Assistant Manager

Thank you Elizabeth for taking the time to leave your lovely review! We hope to see you back really soon to keep enjoying all our Perks and take the chance to spoil your self a little ;) Feel free to reach out to us for your next stay, so we can make it extra special <3

5 out of 5
it was exactly what i needed

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Nov. 2021 by Coco

That's amazing! We are so happy to be of help with our cheeky character. Thank you for leaving us this nice review. We hope to see you back very soon to continue with the amazing Ovolo 1888 experience ;) Sending much love <3 The Ovolo Team

5 out of 5
Enjoyed staying here- clean, tidy, and quiet. Easy walk in to the CBD

Posted by , from WOLLONGONG on 11 Nov. 2021

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18 Nov. 2021 by Coco

Thank you for your nice feedback Rhyle, You had us at "5 out of 5" ;) We are so looking forward to have you back very soon. In the meantime, we're sending much love <3

5 out of 5
Lovely place to stay.

Posted by on 10 Jul. 2021

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About the Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Location 139 Murray Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 333 square feet (31 square meters). A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. You'll have access to the indoor pool at a partner property. This 4-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 90 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 333 sq ft of conference space
  • 31 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1888
  • Deli
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Exhibition Centre Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Convention Light Rail Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers 90 accommodations with free minibar items and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Mister Percy - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 80 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: AUD 42.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 42 per day (82 ft away)
  • Pet fee: AUD 80 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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

  • 1888 Hotel
  • 1888 Hotel Pyrmont
  • 1888 Pyrmont
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
  • Ovolo 1888
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Pyrmont
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Hotel Pyrmont

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.