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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

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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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Port Macquarie, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After spending a couple of weeks in happy /sunny Fiji, we de-planed after sunset in cold Sydney & drove to the Novotel Rockford Darling Harbor, arriving well after 9pm. We were warmly welcomed,helped to our comfortable room & had a good meal at the Pumphouse restaurant. That bed was so good too. Breakfast was included in our stay & it... More 

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Melbourne
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a tough call between 3 and 4 stars, if only there was a 3.5. Location is great, staff are friendly and rates reasonably good for CBD Sydney. Rooms are OK, they have been given a makeover. Lower rooms can be impacted by street noise so recommend a higher floor. Air Con in the rooms can be noisy so... More 

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Hobart
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I find this hotel the most conveniently located for my purposes. Overlooking the beautiful Chinese Gardens, it is is just 100m from Dixon St, the hub of the China Town restaurant strip, 100m from Sydney Entertainment Centre and a 5 min stroll to the waters edge of Darling Harbour, with its multitude of restaurants, shops and festivals. It is just... More 

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Waratah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful room and great service. Comfortable and clean and spacious rooms beyond expectations for that price. Close to Everything and staff was very obliging in recommending where to go, eat and explore.

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Forster, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The original room (726) was ok but not great. I upgraded to another room because I wanted to have a bath. (room 721) it was much nicer and a little bigger. The staff were very friendly and helpful from check in to check out. All in all it was a good stay although I'm not quite sure it deserves a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Novotel at Darling Harbour was a great experience from check in to check out. Room was well presented, everything you would expect in a Novotel. Staff friendly & helpful throughout hotel which was great to see. Glad we also took recommendation from check in staff to have dinner as well at the Pumphouse it was also of great standard. Free... More 

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NSW
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stayed here because we bought a mystery Groupon. Very good location of course even with all the hoarding,construction. We had easy access Darling a Harbour of course, Cockle Bay Wharf,Chinese Gardens, China Town, Paddys Markets Star Casino The list goes on. Staff very welcoming, room was light, clean a bit smaller than I thought but very adequate. We had... More 

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Melbourne
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32 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at this hotel within a couple of weeks. My previous stay was much more pleasant. During my latest stay, when I entered my room for the first time I was confronted by a swarm of fruit flies. I contacted reception who were very apologetic and offered to move me to another room. This room initially... More 

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

Dear Ray3149, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for reviewing your stay at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, and sincerely apologise for your recent experience with us. The flies in your room is unacceptable, and certainly not at the level of cleanliness in which we are renowned for. I have raised this issue with our housekeeping team... More 

Sydney
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the reviews show, the location is the key selling point, that is perfect is you want to be near Chinatown or the Qantas area / darling hbr area. Reception staff were apologetic and helpful when even at 9pm check in the room wasn't available so they offered drinks and food vouchers for the connected pub next door to ease... More 

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

Dear OzMarkSydney, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for reviewing your stay at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. I am pleased that you enjoyed the location of the hotel and staff were helpful during your stay. I apologise that your room was not ready for you upon arrival. We strive to do all we can for our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given a scoopon voucher deal for this hotel by a friend. As soon as we arrived we were welcomed and treated really well. The man at reception give our two year old son a gift which was I thought was lovely. We were given a free bottle of wine in our room. We had a late check out... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive feedback and I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay here at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. I hope that your son enjoyed his gift, and you enjoyed your bottle of wine! If you are ever planning to return to Novotel Rockford in the near future, please do not hesitate... More 

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