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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

4.0 of 5 17 Little Pier Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Ideal location for exploring Sydney....room basic and tired looking, however, we spent minimal time in the room. Some basic maintenance problems - light switch not working, cabinet doors not closing properly. In need of an upgrade. Breakfast was good but busy. Overall ideal for our 2 night stay. The staff seem to do what they had to do but could... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for a weekend. 6th floor with a view into the Japanese gardens, and further on to darling harbour. Very accommodating staff, small-ish room, but when you are so close to everything, you don't need to spend much time in your room. Buffet breakfast is also very good!

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York, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for one week whilst working in Sydney, very close to amenities and city centre and close to darling harbour and sydney opera house (approx 30min walk) it was nice with spacious rooms, clean and tidy and did everything a hotel needs to do.

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18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Average hotel, no view from window to write home to, good bathroom. All tourist attractions are at a walking distance from the hotel which is a great advantage. Checkin had a hiccup as hotel's back up office has made a mistake and booked my reservation for next month even after same was reconfirmed by self couple of days prior arrival.... More 

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Peter-NRDH, General Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Pawandee, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed a comfortable stay and particularly enjoyed the hotel's location. However, I am sorry to read that there was a small mistake with your booking upon check in. I hope that this was rectified quickly, and... More 

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

We recently stayed for 3 nights. The room was very basic & in need of an update, especially the bathroom. Upon checkout, we asked to leave our suitcase while we went out for only half an hour. We returned to collect our suitcase but had lost the ticket that was given to us & the gentleman on reception - he... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very handy location - close to darling harbour, train station and buses. Staff were not particularly friendly or receptive. Furnishings were very outdated - toilet didn't flush properly and shower/bath was old. Overall had a fairly good time there though.

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Queensland Australia
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16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just spent 3 nights at the Rockford and the location to the Darling Quarter, China Town and the Qantas Credit Union Arena, is fantastic. The check in was good, our room wasn't ready when we arrived at 1.30pm, we went had lunch and a wander and on returning at 3pm our room was ready and we went straight... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I have previously stayed at this hotel and our first experience was wonderful. So we decided to go back to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Big mistake. I entered my room on the 6th floor and was shocked by the difference in the condition of this room to the previous room we had experienced in our first... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An overnight getaway to celebrate a special occasion with my husband and we were disappointed that a quieter midweek reservation did not get us a room with a view over the Chinese Gardens. We had a room on the other side overlooking the Entertainment Centre. The room was a bit tired with dirty walls, a cigarette burn in the curtains... More 

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Address: 17 Little Pier Street, 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 — Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 230
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Also Known As:
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Hotel Sydney
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#74 Luxury Hotel in Sydney

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