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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

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68 Harbour St, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a quick little weekend in SYD and we picked this hotel as it was close to Darling Harbour and lots of food options in and around Chinatown. Nothing fancy, nothing flash, but nothing wrong also! We found a budget rate and given what we paid our expectations were easily met. Will we stay there again? Yes definitely - especially... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is in the middle of Chinatown & directly across the Qantas Arena. It is a minute away from Paddy's market, 10 min walk to the World Square, & about 5min. walk to the Darling Quarter. The rooms were clean & had most amenities one would need. They only stock the mini bar upon request & you can use... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sydney accommodation can be hard to wrap your head around and anything with the name "Darling Harbour" in it sounds like a good start. Firstly, this hotel should be called "Holiday Inn Chinatown". There are plenty of hotels that use the word Darling Harbour that are actually much closer than this one. Not that you would be expecting one, but... More 

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Holiday Inn Dar... H, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Wadsworth25, , thank you for taking the time to provide your honest feedback after your recent stay with us. We would welcome the opportunity to further discuss your experience with you in more detail. As we are not able to identify you from your screen name, we would request that you make direct contact with our Executive Housekeeper Nela... More 

Shellharbour, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband & I stayed here for one night to meet with friends from overseas. Booked online directly with Hotel and received upgrade upon arrival. Check-in process smooth. Staff helpful. Room pleasant, 10th Floor overlooking Entertainment Centre. Surprisingly quiet considering city centre location. The only draw back is no on-site parking and now that the large carpark behind the Entertainment... More 

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Holiday Inn Dar... H, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Sharron64, thank you very much for taking the time to post your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the majority of your time with us and enjoyed our location. Your feedback on the offsite Parking Station & our Directions to get there has been passed onto our Management team for Review. It is through feedback such... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stay and central to everything. Plenty of restaurants and eateries of your into Asian style food. Opposite Paddy's market's. The hotel is clean and staff we're very friendly. Plenty of day time activity to see and do.

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Holiday Inn Dar... H, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear 123tripadviso, , thank you very much for taking the time to post your positive feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel next time you are visiting Darling Harbour. Kind Regards, T.Campbell Guest Relations More 

Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location of this hotel is quite good. Walking distance from Central Station, Darling Harbour & the City, which is a definite plus. Check-in was friendly and efficient. Was upgraded to a Queen Suite (thanks). Room was not too bad, with a separate lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Large TV in lounge and smaller one in bedroom. Bed was quite comfortable. Bathroom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived at the hotel in the morning and lucky there were room available and they allowed me to check in early. Room was a bit rundown but okie. Bed was comfortable. Breakfast was above average but variety not much. No egg station but can request for different cooking method. Walking distance to Darling habour and central station

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New South Wales, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed many times in this hotel because of the location, easy access to Chinatown and Darling Harbour. Have never liked the breakfast staff, always rude. So haven't been back for a couple of years but thought I'll give it another chance. What a change, staff are friendly but breakfast is just that. Nice clean big room and comfortable, yes will... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I got opportunity to stay here for around 3 weeks for my xmast and new year holiday. Since Sydney, Australia known to have one of the most beautiful and awesome fireworks show near the harbor bridge and opera house. Oh forget to give my review for the hotel. So me and fam take several room because the is around 15... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for my husbands birthday so we could both enjoy a night out without having to worry about driving an hour back home. Due to our IHG status we got a free room upgrade but also got late checkout of 2pm. We received phone calls and then a knock on the door at 11am telling us to check out...even... More 

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Holiday Inn Dar... H, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Lauren P, thank you for your loyalty as an IHG Rewards member and for providing your honest and valued feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are disappointed to hear of your experience with your late checkout and would like the opportunity to further discuss your experiences. As we are not able to identify you from screen name... More 

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