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4.6 out of 5

"Everything! It was excellent! Too much to describe! " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 21 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Sydney awaits you at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Australian National Maritime Museum and International Convention Centre Sydney. Highlights at this hotel include 3 bars/lounges, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy Smart TVs with satellite channels, and all 590 rooms feature free WiFi, sitting areas, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Premium bedding and pillow menus invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. TVs, free newspapers, and safes are also available.

The restaurant, Atelier, serves French cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Champagne Bar is the hotel's own Champagne bar, serving drinks along with light fare. 5350 square feet (497 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and a coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star Darling Harbour hotel include Sydney Lyric Theatre and Wild Life Sydney Zoo.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$253* Per night/room 3 Jul. - 4 Jul.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Harbour View (Club Millésime Benefits)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Club Suite, 1 Single Bed (Bellerive - Club Millésime Benefits)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds, View (Darling Harbour View)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Luxury Room, Multiple Beds, Corner (Club Millésime Benefits)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour ratings based on 238 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 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 Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Everyone (170) Couples (39) Family (22)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Everything! It was excellent! Too much to describe!

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Close to restaurants. Easy to catch a bus, ferries etc, great location.

Posted by on 6 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great hotel excellent service will happily return again

Posted by on 29 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Hi we had diner in the restaurant and we where disappointed the meat was really tough and you paid a lot .

Posted by on 25 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Everything was good but found pool area unmaintained and unstaffed. Bar was unappealing. Dining room is dated and food unappetizing. Cooked Breakfast was cold and not nice. Way overpriced for the quality.

Posted by on 25 Feb. 2020

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3 out of 5
Liked it was very close to darling Harbour didn’t like the room we were given .. disabled bathroom on our first stay wasn’t appealing

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Feb. 2020 by Greg Brady

Bonjour, I'm sorry to read of your disappointments with your room allocation. I hope that you enjoyed your time in Darling Harbour and we have an opportunity to welcome you back for another stay again one day soon. Kind Regards, Greg Brady

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Feb. 2020

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About the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Location 12 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000

Property Features

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 5350 square feet (497 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 590 guestrooms or units
  • 35 levels
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 5350 sq ft of conference space
  • 497 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2017
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (18 km / 11.2 mi)
  • Train station: Exhibition Centre Station (1.4 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Convention Light Rail Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour offers 590 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 55-inch Smart televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Children's robes
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Food & Drink

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

Atelier - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Champagne Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this Champagne bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Le Rivage - This bar is located by the pool. Open daily.

Esprit Noir - This lobby lounge serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 100.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 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.

  • Staffed front desk
  • Debit cards

Fees

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 40 for adults and AUD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 79 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 100.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour (opening November 2017)
  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbou
  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Sydney
  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6 AM to 9 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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