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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

4.0 of 5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour was once my favourite place to stay in Sydney, largely because of the comfy beds. Well I gather that the beds vary from room to room or floor to floor, because last night's room (419) had a very uncomfortable bed.....not at all up to the standard I has experienced previously. In addition, there was not enough... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear shanemelb1968, thank you for taking the time to provide your honest and valued feedback after staying with us recently. We would welcome the opportunity to further discuss your feedback with you more detail so that we can provide you with a more positive resolution. As we are unable to fully identify you from your screen name, we would ask... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For the value it is in a great location. Just next to Chinatown, it is just across the street from the Paddy's Market light rail stop and two streets away from George Street with lots of bus stops. It is abt 10-15m away from Central or Townhall subway stations. The rooms themselves are just functional. The minibar is unstocked (call... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear EngOnAPlane, we appreciated your feedback after your recent stay and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Your feedback regarding our Breakfast selection has been forwarded to our Executive Chef for further review and follow-up. It is feedback such as yours that ensures that we are always able to meet the expectations of our valued... More 

Newry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I got a great deal at this hotel for two rooms, for two nights on a family trip to Sydney. The location is great. It's only a few minutes walk to Darling Harbour, where you can catch a ferry to anywhere touristy. I was in Darling Harbour in 1992 and when I booked the hotel I thought it was a... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear franknewry, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Sydney. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location in Southern Darling Harbour. Your feedback has been passed onto our team who are always very interested to hear from our guests. We hope to see you at... More 

Wallerawang
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is conveniently located close to everything! Serves delicious cocktails, has great food! The bed was super comfy I actually told my hubby I was going to steal the pillow!! ( I didn't of course) The staff were super friendly & helpful. Breakfast in the morning was delish! Although I would've preferred poached eggs rather than scrambled! Parking although... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Ted0674, it is great to hear from you after your recent stay. We appreciate your feedback and are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Your feedback has been passed onto our Team who are always interested to hear from our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are visiting Sydney.... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal for a couple of days stop over. Central for Darcling Harbour and China Town but a good hours walk to the Opera House area and Sydney Harbour Bridge. A free bus available from George St but we were there during a busy Festival time and had no chance of getting on it. Upgraded to a King room overlooking the... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Rockydog, thank you for your feedback after your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in Sydney and also with us. We hope to be able to welcome you at another IHG Hotel next time you are travelling. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour More 

Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great. It's very close to Paddy's Market and a short walk to Darling Harbour! The room/facilities are mediocre. The 29.95 breakfast buffet is a rip off! The food was cold at 9 a.m. and they don't provide any service for the fee. The floor was visibly dirty and dusty. Even though they were kind enough to offer... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear MrzSHA, we appreciate your honest feedback after your recent stay with us. We would welcome the opportunity to further discuss your feedback with you in more detail in an effort to offer you a more positive resolution. As we are unable to identify you from your screen name, we would request that you make direct contact with our Food... More 

Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At my stay during New Years at the holiday inn, darling harbour I received a mediocre experience. The location was okay, round the corner of China town which offers a variety of different restaurants; and it is also a couple of roads away from George Street which is the Main Street to the Sydney Quay's which is helpful for directional... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear John L, thank you for taking the time to post your honest feedback after your stay with us recently. Whilst we are disappointed to hear of your experience we would welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you in more detail so that we can offer you a more positive resolution. As we are not able to identify you... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean rooms, pretty quiet, great location (Paddy's Markets at the end of the street) with a short walk to Darling harbour. As my partner had stayed there a few years before we were classed as members and were upgraded and given a late checkout time. This was a great surprise. Staff were friendly & very helpful

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear GoldQuinn, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent to Sydney. We appreciate your feedback and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back again next time you are visiting the Darling Harbour area. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was clean, spacious. Good location. Walk to Darling Harbour and next door to China Town and markets. Seemed understaffed as we all had to wait a while to check in - rooms were not ready. Told we'd get a VIP room?? Didn't see anything special so possibly telling porkies due to the room not being available. Kids said spa... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear MelV1973, your feedback is much appreciated after your recent stay and we hope to be able to welcome you at another IHG Hotel next time you are travelling. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel as a one night stay prior to joining a cruise. Its a typical Holiday Inn in design, basic but very nice and clean. Room had 2 doubles and was very clean, more than ample for one night stay. We ate at the bar in the evening as we had a late arrival and the food was very... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear MrsWoodie, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your brief stopover in Sydney. We are pleased to receive your feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday... More 

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Address: 68 Harbour St, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 346
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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Holiday Inn Sydney
Sydney Holiday Inn
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#64 Luxury Hotel in Sydney

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