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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
  • Rooms
    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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Stirling, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I thought I had booked myself and business colleague into the other Novatel Darling Harbour hotel. Rocked up to this hotel first and was re-directed to the Rockford. Found the Rockford a pleasant surprise, being smaller, quieter and friendly, efficent reception staff. We arrived just after the Martin Place siege had begun, so the Hotel was actually in lock-down, with... More 

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Perth, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed here for the second time and still a great hotel , at the end of darling harbour and is a easy walk into the city . the front desk service was good and the rooms are a decent size and fairly modern . the food at the pumphouse was good but limited menu . we had our two free... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying in this lovely hotel recently for 2 nights prior to boarding a cruise. The central location of the hotel is definitely one of the benefits, as it only a few minutes walk to Paddy's market, a short stroll to Darling Harbour, as well as a less than 10 minute walk to... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After getting a twin share room with breakfast included for a quick girls weekend away, we arrived to find our room was not quite ready. They advised it would be another hour before it would be. We were offered valet parking straight away and baggage storage till our room was ready which we took. This hotel is central to a... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had an enjoyable stay at this hotel, without any issues. As a Le-Club Platinum member I received a special treatment and a loyalty pack. The hotel management was trying to be above and beyond. Room ok, fully functional, with nice super-king bed, correctly working air-conditioning, although bathroom a little tired, but not nothing too outrageous. Good quality bathroom toiletries.... More 

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

Dear Jacek_TA, Thank you very much for your delightful and comprehensive review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay here, including the hotel's location, parking options and room facilities. Jacek_TA, thank you very much again for taking the time to share your feedback. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly at peter.emery@rockfordhotels.com.au if you are planning... More 

Sydney
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103 reviews 103 reviews
35 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was ready. Car parking was available and I was offered a valet service which I promptly accepted.The room was spacious clean and offered a view over the Chinese Gardens. The bed was excellent and I had a very good nights sleep which is unusual for me. the staff were most helpful, the valet service delivered my car back... More 

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

Dear Eric S, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay here at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your room, had a good night's sleep, and also enjoyed the valet service provided, as well as the proximity of the hotel to the Pumphouse. I hope that we are able to... More 

Lake Macquarie, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay here, close to the Entertainment centre for the John Legend concert. Our room was on the 4th level overlooking busy road and the Chinese gardens. There was a little road noise, but nothing too bad. The room was a good size for two people, and the bed was very comfortable. The room was clean, as was... More 

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

Dear Marcia B, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. I am delighted to read that you very much enjoyed your stay, and particularly your room and the location of the hotel. I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy the buffet breakfast provided, and I will address... More 

san francisco
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called the hotel to discover that the wifi is not free. It's $10/day per device! Our 4 day stay for 2 people would come to $80 extra just to get online. Even more if we wanted both our phones and laptops to work (that would be $160). So very unacceptable when you consider that even cheaper hotels provide free wifi.... More 

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

Dear theSidewinder, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I am deeply sorry to read that you cancelled your plans to stay here at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. I appreciate your comments regarding the wifi. We are always striving to improve our service to guests, and currently provide a free internet service to guests for a 20... More 

New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last seek I had to travel to Sydney for an evening meeting and booked overnight at the Novotel Rockford at Darling Harbour. My wife and I have stayed here many years ago to attend a show at the Entertainment Centre for which this Hotel is ideally located. On arrival I found all of the staff to be most helpful and... More 

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

Dear David S, Thank you kindly for your feedback, and I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay here at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, and received a helpful and pleasant service from staff. If you are ever planning a trip to Sydney for business or leisure, please do not hesitate to contact me at any stage at... 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
Novotel Sydney
Sydney Novotel
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#70 Luxury Hotel in Sydney

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