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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
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    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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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for a 4 day trip as most other hotels were booked. We weren't expecting much but it completely shattered any shred of expectations. Bathroom was small and grimy. The tap is extremely loose and can be turned around 360°. You have to wait for 10 mins for hot water. And the watrr pressure is non-existent. Decent rooms... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our recnt stay at the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour started with attempting to find the car park, unfortunately it is located at another hotel about 200m away in a parking station Not ideal when travelling with children and given the one way streets in Sydney u spend 15min going around the block to drop ur bags off and then back... More 

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

Dear Youngy2, thank you for taking the time to post your honest and valued feedback after staying with us recently. Whilst we are disappointed to hear of your experience, your comments do provide us with an opportunity to further investigate what has taken place. During your stay we did encounter some issues with our water system and this did result... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Centrally located to public transport, walking distance to darling harbour, markets and Chinatown, always friendly staff, clean, tidy and fresh rooms, considering is location it's very quiet, always enjoy our stay here.

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

Dear Sorro63, it was great to be able to welcome you back to Darling Harbour during your recent visit to Sydney. We appreciate your loyalty and also your comments which have been passed onto our Team who are always very interested in hearing from our guests. We look forward to seeing you next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind regards... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a deluxe room which was large, modern and comfortable. The breakfast buffet was very good with a variety of hot and cold food, breakfast staff were particularly helpful and friendly. The hotel is in Chinatown with a vast array of eating options virtually on your doorstep. Darling Harbour is an easy 10-15 minute walk from the hotel, or... More 

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

Dear gdconna, it is great to receive your feedback after your recent stay with us and we are so pleased to hear that you found our location in Southern Darling Harbour convenient and you also were able to relax and unwind whilst at the Hotel. Your feedback has been passed onto our Front Line Team who are always very interested... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel rooms are pretty standard, and it's the little touches that mKe one hotel more comfortable than another. The things that stood out for me were the room fridge - empty save for little pods of milk, so that you can stash your own drinks OR order from room service if you prefer; 4 varieties of complimentary tea and 2... More 

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

Dear Secret_Possum , as a Business Traveller we know you stay in many hotels in different locations. Your feedback regarding your stay with us is very much appreciated and we are so pleased to hear that you found your room comfortable and a home away from home. We hope you will choose to stay with us again next time your... More 

Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and comfortable hotel. It is located very close to a market, a food court, and an array of shops. We were part of a tour, so we had a bus in which to sightsee, but tours can be arranged at the hotel desk. The hotel was a comfortable place to stay, reasonable prices, clean rooms, and accessible either by... More 

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

Dear hellie69, your comments are very much appreciated after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in Sydney and found the Hotel comfortable. As you were part of a Tour Group we realise that you had the opportunity to stay in many hotels whilst you were travelling and your positive feedback regarding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked last minute as we couldn't get into our preferred hotel on this date. The location suited us and although Darling Harbour is being renovated we still enjoy the area. The room was clean and tidy and above average for the price, which included buffet breakfast for two.The breakfast was good, eggs, bacon, hash browns, pancakes, juice, pastries, fresh... More 

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

Dear ACTTraveller2009, it is great to hear your feedback after your recent stay with us and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for comments regarding our Breakfast Team, these have been passed onto our Restaurant & Bar Manager who will ensure that the staff receive your praise. We hope to be able to... More 

Chula Vista, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was in a really good location, close to many things in the area plus local transportation made it easy to get around. The rooms were very nice and had good amenities. The staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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

Dear ABF49ER, thank you for choosing to stay with us in Darling Harbour during your recent trip to Sydney. We value your feedback and are very pleased to hear that you found the Hotel comfortable and enjoyed your time with us. Your comments are highly valued and have been passed onto our Management Team who are always very interested to... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to city centre, clean rooms with a good shower, very friendly staff. It is a Holiday Inn that lives up to the brand values. It is never going to be a trendy hotel or a unique experience but it will deliver a comfortable place to stay with helpful friendly staff. Would stay again.

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

Dear NZ88, we value your feedback after your recent stay and thank you for taking the time to post your comments. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and would return again in the future. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back during you next visit to Sydney. Kind regards Bradley... More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 16 year old son and myself needed three nights accommodation in Sydney and wanted to be central without paying a fortune. We booked the Holiday Inn on a recommendation from a friend and were very impressed. The room was spacious, well-appointed and quiet. The staff were very friendly and courteous and the price was amazing considering that we were... More 

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

Dear Margaret A, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Sydney. It is great to to receive your feedback and hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you next time you are visiting the Darling Harbour area. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour. More 

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