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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   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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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Location is fantastic! Your right near China Town, entertainment centre and Darling harbor.. The restaurant pump house and it's menu is over priced for what you get .. We had dinner there the first night then opted for China Town the other nights - cheaper, more entertaining and lively.. The hotel it's self is good - however it is in... More

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you stay here make sure you ask your taxi driver to take you to the Novotel Rockford by the Entertainment Centre. Don't use the words Darling Harbour. My taxi driver took me to the Darling Harbour Novotel in spite of asking for the Rockford! Lobby and reception are fine. Disappointingly, one staff member looked a scruff with unbuttoned collar... More

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Old Bar, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here many times in the past. Once again did not disappoint. Staff very friendly,room very clean even if somewhat old and tired. Location is very convenient to everything we required and priced accordingly, Price included breakfast which I found to be unbelievably good. Food and restaurant fabulous. Will stay here again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a little sceptical after reading the reviews here. We actually had a brilliant three night deal including breakfast, and decided for what we were paying we wouldn't expect too much. We arrived at 9.30am after travelling for over 24 hours and were greeted by a very friendly and helpful receptionist who gladly found us a room to check... More

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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 of the executive rooms for 2 adults and 3 teenagers for a weekend trip. We looked out over the Chinese Gardens. Location was very good, quiet at night, great breakfast buffet especially for hungry teenagers! Our Canadian exchange student ate 21 hash browns in one sitting! Staff were helpful and accommodating. Executive lounge offers soft drinks only... More

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel would be "Average" or even "Very Good" if it cost $75 - $100 per night, but at $200+ it is definitely not up to par. A few of the less pleasant aspects: 1) the wifi is terrible; 2) the gym is tiny and equipment very old; 3) the swimming pool smells musty; 4) my room was dingy and... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price was steep for what is considered a deluxe room. The last Novotel I stayed at had a far better standard room than your tiny, outdated 'deluxe' room. Turned out to be a disappointing birthday gift to give my partner.

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Adelaide, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
18 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eventually arrived at the hotel early on a Saturday afternoon, after catching the Airport-link train from Sydney Airport to the Town Hall station. Despite suggestions on the web that it is only a short walk from the station to the hotel, we found that struggling with luggage, it was quite a long walk. We in fact, experienced some difficulty... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a hotel in the city center, it charges a pretty high tariff. Rooms are basic but bigger than other budget options like the Accor Mercure and Holiday Inn nearby. No amenities worth talking about. Toiletries are slightly more upmarket. The train station is slightly far. So don't board the Airport Express for this. And for breakfast, try their buffet... More

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Also Known As:
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel
Novotel Hotel Sydney
Novotel Sydney
Sydney Novotel
Address: 17 Little Pier Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#43 Family Hotel in Sydney
#66 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is ideally located in vibrant Darling Harbour within easy walking distance of the city centre of Sydney. Perfect for business trips, holidays and city breaks, the hotel is adjacent to the QANTAS Credit Union Arena. Guests can enjoy a drink or delicious meal in our renowned heritage listed Pumphouse Bar and Restaurant. Other features include meeting facilities, a heated indoor lap pool and a gym. Close to all the excitement and attractions Sydney has to offer. ... more   less 
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