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3.5 out of 5

"Loved the location. Super service in all the areas i visited within the hotel. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 10 Apr 2019

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Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£125* Per night/room 21 Oct - 22 Oct

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the sightseeing around Novotel Sydney Darling Square. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Capitol Theatre. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and an indoor pool. Built in 1999, this 4.5-star hotel has 230 rooms over 8 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a flat-screen TV in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and Netflix
  • Free WiFi
  • Options for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink include 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the value of their stay
  • Steps from Chinese Garden of Friendship and 7 minutes on foot from Capitol Theatre

Novotel Sydney Darling Square ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Novotel Sydney Darling Square

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Aug 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Aug 2019 by Mitchell

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Novotel Darling Square. We are glad you enjoyed you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, Mitchell Morrow Front Office Manager

5 out of 5
Loved the location. Super service in all the areas i visited within the hotel.

Posted by on 10 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Apr 2019 by Mitchell Morrow

Dear Sharon, Thank you for choosing Novotel Sydney Darling Square. Great to see you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Mitchell Morrow Front Office Manager

2 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Feb 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jan 2020

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About the Novotel Sydney Darling Square

Location 17 Little Pier Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

The property will be renovating from 10 August 2021 to 30 September 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Dining venue

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Novotel Sydney Darling Square offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness centre. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. 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. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and dry cleaning/laundry services are also featured at the luxury Novotel Sydney Darling Square. 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
  • Built in 1999
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Sydney Central Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Paddy's Markets Light Rail Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)
  • 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 Netflix. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks 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.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or cupboard
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste 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.

  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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 cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and on-site parking

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and on-site parking. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all 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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless checkout is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not 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
  • Security system
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • 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 not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

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.

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 34 for adults and AUD 17 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: AUD 46 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 46 per day (919 ft away)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 per cent

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

Hotel Names

  • Darling Harbour Novotel Rockford
  • Darling Harbour Rockford
  • Darling Harbour Rockford Novotel
  • Novotel Darling Harbour Rockford
  • Novotel Rockford
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel
  • Novotel Rockford Hotel
  • Novotel Rockford Hotel Darling Harbour
  • Rockford Darling Harbour Novotel
  • Rockford Novotel
  • Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Novotel Darling Square Hotel
  • Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
  • Novotel Darling Square
  • Novotel Sydney
  • Sydney Novotel
  • Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Square (formerly Novotel Rockford)
  • Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Square Sydney
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Square Hotel Sydney

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

  • UNESCO sustainable tourism pledge

National Rating

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

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