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4.8 out of 5

"Breakfast looked stale " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 07 Jun 2021

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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 fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, iPads, and free local calls, 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, free bottled water, safes, and hair dryers are available.

The restaurant, Mister Percy, is open for breakfast and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Darling Harbour hotel include Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Lyric Theatre.

Shoebox

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$208* Per night/room 17 Jun. - 18 Jun.

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 200 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 (136) Couples (42) Business (3) Family (8)
3 out of 5
Breakfast looked stale

Posted by on 7 Jun. 2021

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7 Jun. 2021 by Luke - Ovolo 1888

Hey You Thanks for taking the time to share. It is definitely disappointing to read about the breakfast. Rest assured this has been addressed with our kitchen team. Thank you for helping us to perform at our best

5 out of 5
Beautiful building, lots of cute thoughtful touches.

Posted by on 5 Jun. 2021

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5 Jun. 2021 by Mike

Awesome, we love it when a guest is thrilled from the get go. Keep us posted with any way we can make this stay Awesome!!!

5 out of 5
Great hotel

Posted by on 28 May 2021

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29 May 2021 by Jazmin, Ovolo 1888

Thanks for your lovely review, we hope to welcome you back soon!!

5 out of 5
Really nice and a lot of character with excellent amenities. Parking at the Wilson car pack very easy as it was directly opposite. Can’t wait to try it again!

Posted by on 22 May 2021

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23 May 2021 by Mike - Team 1888

We are all about being ourselves, its great that our character was on full display and we cant wait till you come back to visit us again.

5 out of 5
Loved the uniqueness of Ovolo 1888. Very conveniently located. Staff where friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend.

Posted by on 20 May 2021

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21 May 2021 by Luke - Ovolo 1888

Hey You Well tickle us pink! What absolutely incredible feedback, thanks for the opportunity to recognise my fabulous team Cheers Luke

4 out of 5
Very alternative from the everyday hotel. I stayed at the loft, toilet was downstairs, this was a pain in the rear to go to the toilets at when your asleep. Specifically id your middle aged

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2021

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29 Apr. 2021 by Luke, Ovolo 1888

Hey You Sorry about the extra steps in the middle of the night, whilst we love our loft rooms, we also appreciate they aren't for everybody. When you book to stay again try our King Deluxe of Junior Suite rooms. Cheers,

5 out of 5
Location ,friendly staff,value for money

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2021

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29 Apr. 2021 by Luke, Ovolo 1888

Hey You Well tickle us pink! thanks for the absolutely amazing feedback :) Cheers

5 out of 5
amazing location and such an amazing vibe in the hotel! definitely a hidden gem

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2021

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29 Apr. 2021 by Luke, Ovolo 1888

Hey You Who doesn't love a good vibe when staying at a Hotel. We definitely appreciate the love here :) Cheers

5 out of 5
Friendly welcoming staff able help with all our needs.

Posted by on 21 Apr. 2021

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21 Apr. 2021 by Luke - Ovolo 1888

Hey You Thank you so much for the amazing feedback, we are definitely feeling the love here Cheers Luke

5 out of 5
Great place to stay! Fantastic location! The staff are friendly and the free mini bar was a bonus. The Lyric Theatre is an easy walk away.

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2021

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16 Apr. 2021 by Luke - Ovolo 1888

Hey You Well tickle us pink, thank you so much for the amazing feedback, you definitely know how to make us feel special :) Thanks again, Luke

About the Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Location 139 Murray Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. 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
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • 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

  • Airport: Sydney Airport (SYD) (18.1 km / 11.3 mi)
  • 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 iPads and free minibar items. 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 safes, as well as 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)
  • iPad
  • 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 credit cards, 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 15 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: AUD 42.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 42 per day
  • 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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