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Overview of The Darling at the Star

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
In-room dining
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe

The Darling at the Star

5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationStar Casino1 min walk
    Popular LocationSydney Lyric Theatre6 min walk
    Popular LocationAustralian National Maritime Museum7 min walk
    AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)29 min drive

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  • Darling King Only

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Jewel City Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Darling King Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Darling Twin Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Adored Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Jewel City Spa Suite

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Jewel Suite

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 70 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Stellar Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Stellar Harbour Suite

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Jewel Spa Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 70 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Sydney

Located in Sydney's Darling Harbour neighbourhood, The Darling at the Star is in the business district and near a metro station. International Convention Centre Sydney and Sydney Opera House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Sydney Cricket Ground or Qudos Bank Arena. Looking to get your feet wet? Sailing and boat tours adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Star Casino - 1 min walk
  • Sydney Lyric Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Australian National Maritime Museum - 7 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 15 min walk
  • King Street Wharf - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Star City Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sokyo — 1 min walk
  • Balla — 1 min walk
  • Bar Zini - 3 min walk
  • Gallon - 3 min walk
  • Momofuku Seiōbo - 4 min walk

About this property

The Darling at the Star

Luxury Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to Star Casino
Along with 9 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and a casino. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a nightclub and 7 bars/lounges are on-site. All 171 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as espresso makers and bathrobes, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include iPod docking stations, 24-hour room service and minibars.
The Darling at the Star offers 171 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

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

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

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, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
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

  • Self parking on site (AUD 40 per night)
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: AUD 22.5 per person
  • 9 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 7 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Vietnamese

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space (20971 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • 312 casino gaming tables
  • 1500 casino slot machines
  • 3 casino VIP rooms
  • Casino (39558 square feet of space)
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Linens
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Cash is not accepted at this property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 80.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 22.5 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 40 per night
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 80.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include 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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Darling Star Hotel Pyrmont
Darling Star Hotel
Star Darling
Darling Star Pyrmont
The Darling at the Star Hotel
The Darling at the Star Pyrmont
The Darling at the Star Hotel Pyrmont

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Darling at the Star and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Darling at the Star offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Darling at the Star cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Darling at the Star?
As of 5 Mar. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Darling at the Star on 7 Mar. 2021 start from AU$278, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Darling at the Star have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is The Darling at the Star pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Darling at the Star?
Self-parking is available for AUD 40 per night.
What time is check-in at The Darling at the Star?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Darling at the Star?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee.
Where is The Darling at the Star located?
Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is steps away from Star Casino and Sydney Lyric Theatre. International Convention Centre Sydney and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium are also within 15 minutes. Star City Light Rail Station and John Street Square Light Rail Station are within a 5-minute walk.
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 794 out of 971 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
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Rating 3 - Okay. 33 out of 971 reviews
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Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 971 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 971 reviews
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The hotel staff is lovely and went above and beyond to make sure I had a great stay. Rooms are amazing and we will definitely be back.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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My wife and I were there to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary and had such a great time Big thanks to Bonnie at reception who made us so welcomed and upgraded us to a city view which was spectacular
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely hotel and stay. Beds are comfortable and supplied ammenities are lovely
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Darling is a great location. Close to restaurants (lots on site too). City is easily accessible by walking or ferry. Clean room, professional helpful staff made our stay wonderful.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Lovely boutique style hotel... with very helpful & friendly staff. Bonus that our favourite restaurant & bar is located in the establishment.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

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