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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   68 Harbour St, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
45 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I paid US$40 for one night accommodation as I didn't quite have enough points for a free night's stay. Nice surprise to be upgraded to double suite at reception, all the smaller rooms had been booked - good to see membership and frequent stays does get you some benefits, thanks. Suite was very roomy with plenty of living & relaxing... More

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bristol
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22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On our first stay in Sydney we were at the Four Seasons hotel near to the Opera house, good location but a lot more expensive. This holiday inn was good value in a city where hotels rooms don't come cheap. Situated near Chinatown and a short walk from the entertainment area, we found that it suited our needs perfectly. Room... More

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

Dear spartaBristol, it is great to hear from you after your recent stay with us. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you at another IHG Hotel next time you are travelling. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour More

England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a big chain hotel with the good and bad that goes with that. Location quite a walk from Circular Quay / Opera House area, though can get a ferry from Darling Harbour 10 minutes walk from the hotel. It is right beside Paddy’s Market and lots of good restaurants very close. I object to such hotels charging extra... More

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

Dear libelle622, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time 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

Mumbai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour during first week of November. Overall it's a good convenient hotel but not in the same league as some of the other properties in the region like Four Seasons or Hilton, which are much better located and better staffed and managed. In terms of specifics being close to China town places it slightly off... More

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

Dear Karansuri, thank you for posting your honest and valued feedback after your recent stay. Your feedback has been passed to all our Management Team for further review. It is feedback such as yours that will allow us to understand the needs of our guests and ensure that we are able to continually improve, ensuring that we are able to... More

Armidale, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly this hotel is in Haymarket (Chinatown) directly opposite the Entertainment Centre, it is not in the main Darling Harbour precinct. It's about 10 minutes walk away. I have stayed in several Holiday Inns over the years and this is one of the most basic. I wouldn't give the rooms any more than 3 and a half stars and not... More

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

Dear Rock3tRod, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are disappointed to hear that our location in Southern Darling Harbour did not meet your expectations but are pleased to receive your feedback regarding our service. It is feedback such as yours that we truly value as it allows us to... More

Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

good value hotel. Was upgraded to executive room which I appreciated. Free wifi as IHG member. Had a good sleep and no noise problem. Perhaps it was because it was a Monday night. But no noisy traffic noises unlike some other sydney hotels closer to busy streets. Staff were friendly, helpful and polite. Of course being in Chinatown, close to... More

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

Dear Masuki, thank you for your ongoing loyalty as an IHG Rewards Club Member. We appreciate your feedback after your recent stay and are pleased to hear that your enjoyed our location in Southern Darling Harbour and also your upgrade to an Executive Room. We hope to be able to welcome you back next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind... More

Frisco, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is fair being several blocks from George street where one can catch a bus the main part of of town and the Circular Quay. Rooms are nice and beda are excellent. Breakfast buffet was included for us. The hotel is one block to China town. We would stay here again.

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

Dear Laurence M, we appreciate your feedback after your recent stay and are pleased to hear that you found our location convenient and also enjoyed your time 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

Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is right next to China town which has its pluses and minuses. We had a fantastic meal there although it was busy and noisy at night, then again, what would you expect being in the heart of a city. It's about a 20 minute walk to Circular Quay and the helpful concierge sorted us out with a map... More

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

Dear 500AMB, thank your for taking the time to post your feedback after staying with us recently. We appreciate your comments and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We are pleased to advise that we have recently commenced another phase of our room upgrade program to ensure that we are always able to meet the... More

Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a long weekend with kids and loved it. Great location and staff were super awesome. Less than 10mins walk to the kids playground, cafes and pub. Disadvantage is that there is no parking at the hotel except for valet which costs $50 per night. Recommend joining IHG rewards club for free as it offers free wifi, and... More

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

Dear LeTT13, your feedback is much appreciated after your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you found our location convenient and also enjoyed your time with us at the Hotel. We hope to be able to welcome you back next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and close to everything also I would like to say thank you to Ezra from Holiday Inn Darling Harbour team for warm welcome. After very very long flight i felt like home. I hope i will be back next year and will stay again. Regards, Deiter Family

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

Dear OesterricherWD, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time and we have also passed your comments onto our Duty Manager Esra who is always pleased to hear from our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are... 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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