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Premium bedding, free minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, free minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, free minibar, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
995 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationStar Casino8 min walk
Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney8 min walk
Popular LocationSEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium13 min walk
AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)25 min drive

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  • Queen Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsQueen Room
  • King Room

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsKing Room
  • King Deluxe

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsKing Deluxe
  • Loft

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLoft
  • Stirred

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 39 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStirred
  • Shaken

    Room amenities

    • 49 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsShaken
  • Shoebox

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsShoebox
  • Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsJunior Suite

About this area

Sydney

Located in Sydney's Darling Harbour neighbourhood, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is in the city centre and near a metro station. World Square Shopping Centre and Paddy's Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park. Wild Life Sydney Zoo and Taronga Zoo are not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Star Casino - 8 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 8 min walk
  • Sydney Town Hall - 13 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 13 min walk
  • Sydney Tower - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Convention Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 7 min walk
  • Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mister Percy — 1 min walk

About this property

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

4-star Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to Star Casino
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, coffee/tea in a common area and concierge services. All 90 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and iPads. Thoughtful touches include free minibar items and bathrobes, and guests will also find room service and premium bedding.
Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers 90 forms of accommodation with iPads and free minibar items. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Covered self parking: AUD 42.00 per day
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: AUD 15 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (333 square feet)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • iPad

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 80 per pet, per night
Dogs only
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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
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)
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
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 sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Hotel
Ovolo 1888 Hotel
Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
Ovolo 1888

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of AUD 80 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is available for AUD 42.00 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Darling Harbour, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Australian National Maritime Museum, Star Casino and International Convention Centre Sydney. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Lyric Theatre are also within 15 minutes. Convention Light Rail Station is only a 2-minute walk and Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station is 4 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
755
4 - Good
192
3 - Okay
40
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
3
4.8
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.7
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Good. Comfortable bed. Nice and quiet. Dinner at Percys was good but the Wait staff were chaotic.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Don’t pass this bye- a must stay

Comfortable, clean and great location Great food- Great stay not a cookie cutter hotel

Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Kim

Beautiful accommodation staff where very helpful & everything was absolutely lovely. Also fantastic location. We would definitely stay again

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The staff actually recognise and acknowledge you as a return guest. It is a comfort factor home away from home !

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Liked the vibe. Fun. Liked the loot bag a minibar.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020