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Room type

Darling Courtyard Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Darling Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Jewel Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Jewel Spa Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotel5-star family-friendly hotel near Circular Quay

A luxury stay in Pyrmont awaits you at The Darling at the Star. You'll be 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Circular Quay and within 5 km (3 mi) of other popular attractions like Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 5 restaurants, 7 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

All 171 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and espresso makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Egyptian cotton sheets invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and safes are also available.

A relaxing visit to The Spa at The Darling can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with detox wraps, body wraps, and aromatherapy. The restaurant, Sokyo, serves Japanese cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, nightclub, fitness center, and Turkish bath/hammam. Other amenities include 3 coffee shops/cafés and a casino. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 5-star Pyrmont hotel, attractions include University of Sydney and Bondi Beach.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Darling at the Star features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 3 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 7 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Event facilities measuring 20971 square feet (1949 square meters) include conference space and meeting rooms. This luxury hotel also offers a casino, a nightclub, and a rooftop terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Darling at the Star has designated areas for smoking.

  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 7 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1949 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20971 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Sokyo - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Balla - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Black - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fat Noodle - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Garden Buffet - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Spa at The Darling. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Parking height restrictions apply


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: AUD 35 per night
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night
  • Onsite 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.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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