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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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Ranked #72 of 182 hotels in Sydney
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed there with some mates for my bucks, upon arrival we were greeted at the door and asked if we need any assistance with our luggage, we then walked in to drop off the car that we drove and the concierge asked if we will like self park or valet to park the car. Upon finding out the car... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Disappointing at check in. No porters or valet staff to help with parking or luggage. Parking garage hard to locate and very dirty. No hot water first morning. Reported to staff and lukewarm water second morning. Room and mattress cleanliness below standard.

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Droitwich, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights at the time of Chinese New Year. It's in a great location for Darling Harbour itself and just a short boat trip to the opera house. The food was great and so we're the staff. They originally put us in a room which had steps up to it as we booked an exec room,... More

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Klaire E, 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 your time with us and found our location so convenient. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back next time you are visiting Darling Harbour. Ashleigh Crombie,... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friends & I stay here for one night on weekend to celebrate their birthday . The check in was quick n easy . Is nice to come to a warm hotel room on a cold windy night . The room is quite big as we had triple share ( 3 king beds) , is it very clean n nice... More

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Pat S, thank you for taking the time to provide your honest and valued feedback after your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you generally enjoyed your stay with us, especially our service and location. I will pass your feedback regarding the slippers and bottled water onto our General Manager for review. We hope to have the... More

Ben Lomond, NSW, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights. We found the room to be spacious and clean - with plenty of room to move about. Bathroom was also roomy. One issue which intrigued us was how the hot water could run out each morning. Thankfully the water was still warm enough to have a shower (so long as you left the cold water off).... More

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear OzzieT_12, thank you for taking the time to provide your honest and valued feedback after your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you generally enjoyed your time with us and especially our location. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Hotel next time you are visiting the Darling Harbour area. Ashleigh Crombie,... More

Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The convenient location is a huge plus to this hotel. 5 minutes walk to China Town and Shopping Mall. 15 minutes walk will take you to the harbour area with plenty of restaurant and more shopping. Ideal for family as there is also a play ground near by. Room are dated but clean and the staffs there are friendly and... More

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear sgkhf, 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 your time with us and found our location so convenient. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back next time you are visiting Sydney. Ashleigh Crombie, Guests Relations... More

Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights at this hotel. We chose it because of its location and we were not disappointed. We had two family rooms which were different but on the same floor and perfect for what we needed. The biggest asset to this hotel is the staff. Nothing is too much trouble, they actually care about you and... More

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Rochelle H, thank you very much for your positive feedback after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Hotel and especially our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind Regards, Ashleigh Crombie, Guests Relations Manager, Holiday Inn Darling... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reception greeting was friendly enough. Got to my room (basic, no frills) and there were 6 feather pillows. I needed a synthetic one, so called reception to ask for a couple. "No problem". We 20 minutes later, nothing so I called again. Eventually 1 arrived. I said is it possible to have two. "Oh ok I'll go and get... More

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Fairy-Fran, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Sydney. Whilst we are disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations, we do appreciate your honest feedback. We would welcome the opportunity to further discuss your comments with you, as we are not able to identify you from screen name we... More

Houston
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving in Sydney and spending the whole day walking around, we decided to get the kids cheeseburgers. Instead, they brought out chicken sandwiches. Not what I asked for. They also didn't bring any napkins or silverware. Also, the price was unreasonable for what they got. Not very high quality or value.

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Codius66, thank you for providing us with your honest feedback after your recent stay with us. The situation you have outlined is extremely disappointing to hear about and is by no means the standard of service that we seek to deliver to our guests. As we are not able to identify you from your screen name, we would request... More

Adelaide, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the hotel is a little dated the staff made the stay a great experience. We received an upgrade due to being a Priority club member which was a nice touch and due to a elated flight were given a late check out. Really good location close to great restaurants and a good stay overall.

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Bradley B, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Stu H, thank you very much for your feedback after your stay with us recently. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again next time you are visit Sydney. Kind Regards, Guests Relations Manager, Ashleigh Crombie, 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#65 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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Emanating a quiet charm right in the middle of the action, Holiday Inn Darling Harbour has the best that Sydney has to offer on its doorstep. A heritage listed former Wool Store cloaks the northern wing of the hotel in history. Situated in the Southern end of Sydney's central business district, the hotel is ideally positioned to allow you to make the most of your visit to Sydney. Take a leisurely stroll through Darling Harbour with its many attractions. The vibrant Chinatown and Latin Quarter are close by and the Sydney Entertainment Centre right across the road. You can walk to some of Sydney's best restaurants, theatres and shopping complexes. For something a little different, board a ferry, monorail or light rail for sightseeing. Trains and buses to Pitt Street Mall shopping precinct and Circular Quay are nearby too. ... more   less 
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