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Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

5,476 reviews
+61 2 9934 0000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Child Care

4.5-Star Luxury Accommodations in Sydney

Chic Hotel Close to Darling Harbour

The Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour is a luxury hotel situated in the heart of Sydney, within walking distance of Harbourside, Darling Harbour, and many local sights. Light rail services are available directly next to the hotel, making travel to the Sydney CBD and other famous Sydney destinations and attractions easy and hassle-free. Catch a performance at the world-famous Sydney Opera House, which is also nearby. The hotel is also convenient for guests visiting students at the University of Sydney.

Entertainment and Nightlife at Your Doorstep

Many activities and attractions of this bustling waterfront destination are right outside your doorstep at Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of some of Sydney's top attractions, including Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Powerhouse Museum, Wild Life Sydney Zoo, and the Australian National Maritime Museum. If you're feeling lucky, check out the Star Casino, also nearby.

Play a round of tennis on the hotel's outdoor tennis court, then dine at the hotel's restaurant before heading out for the evening to explore Sydney. Business travellers can stay caught up on work at the hotel's 24-hour business center.

Luxe In-Room Amenities

Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour offers 525 spacious guest rooms, including six two-storey loft suites on the top floor of the hotel with one or two bedrooms, featuring spa baths and breathtaking views of the Sydney City skyline. 

All guest rooms offer views of Darling Harbour and the stunning Sydney Skyline. Novotel guest rooms each feature a cosy duvet and soft pillows for a good night's sleep. Other types of guest rooms available are Standard Twin and Standard Queen rooms. Guest rooms also feature refrigerators, so you can save money by storing snacks and beverages in your room. Stay in touch with in-room wireless Internet access and high-speed (wired) Internet access, available at a surcharge. Guest rooms also include air conditioning and climate control, to ensure that you stay comfortable.

The Bottom Line

Guests rated the Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour highly, praising the hotel's location, views of the harbour, spacious guest rooms, and exceptional service. If you are looking to splurge a bit, then this hotel offers pampering and luxe accommodations for your money. If you are looking for more budget-friendly accommodations in the area, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, located nearby, offers lower rates, but for smaller guest rooms and more basic amenities than at the Novotel.

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100 Murray Street
Sydney, NSW 2009
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User Highlights
"Hotel location excellent" "Amazing places to eat"
97% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 59%.
Bar and Beverages
"Bar staff friendly" "Beautiful bar area"
Lovely bar service, according to 70%.
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 96%.
"Excellent maid service" "Wonderful waiting staff"
92% found the staff to be very friendly.
64% said the reception staff was ok.
"Buffet breakfast was amazing" "Breakfast was delicious"
54% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Dining experience AWESOME" "Food was amazing"
83% loved the menu selection.
66% thought the dining experience was appropriate.
"Excellent mini bar" "Television terrible"
Beds were acceptable for 65%.
60% said rooms were dirty.
Value for money
"Overcharged for breakfast" "Hotel is overpriced"
54% said the breakfast was too expensive.
61% thought it was adequately priced.
"Court terrible" "Hallway carpets stained"
51% thought the building wasn't nice.
60% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
"Music Too Loud" "Bath room outdated"
75% criticized the unstylish hotel.
60% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
"Hallway carpets stained" "Stains on the carpet"
60% said rooms were dirty.
52% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average.
"WIFI is not free" "Were charged for wifi"
69% said the wifi quality was bad.
61% thought it was adequately priced.

Good to know...

Wonderful sightseeing
Hotel could use some updating
Great view
Rooms could be cleaner
Expert Reviews
DK Eyewitness
Enjoy the benefits of staying in a very large hotel by choosing one of many different room configurations. This hotel is at the top end of the four-star range.
Time Out
Next door to the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, the Novotel is aimed mainly at business travellers.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Spa or Sauna
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Internet Fee: AUD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Parking Fee: AUD 55 per day
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: AUD 60 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: AUD 35 per person (approximately)
Some smoking-allowed rooms
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible