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Ovolo Woolloomooloo

#10 of 181 Hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly BLUE Sydney)
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This stay was in our home city for a very special occasion – our 12th wedding anniversary. From the first moment you walk into the Ovolo you notice that this is a very different hotel to most others in Sydney, a warm friendly greeting and a smile, this is the start of one of the best Hotel stays I have... More 

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

Happy and generous staff, eclectic artworks and amusing touches set the atmosphere for a happy stay. Lots of incredible free inclusions in our package. Comfortable and welcoming in a terrific part of Sydney - couldn't fault it

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Thank annainadelaide
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review following your recent stay with us. It seems that all the boxes were ticked for you during your stay - this is great given that this is the goal with all our guests. I will share this feedback with the team and let them know what... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in this converted Wharf building for 4 nights. It was fabulous. There were one or two issues with the lift but these were resolved very quickly. The tariff included all sorts of extras - breakfast, which was excellent, coffee on tap, drinks at happy hour, sweets and fruit and all sorts. The design was very retro and fabulous... More 

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Thank LindaT1313
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you so very much for all the praise. As a General Manager I assure you that there is nothing more rewarding than hearing this type of feedback daily. We will always be looking for ways to improve our products and service, but it is so re-assuring that in our early days we are getting it right for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow the changes to this hotel make it my favorite hotel at the moment! Free minibar, happy hour with free drinks and snacks all very much appreciated. Breakfast was fabulous. Loved the pool table and the gift tote bag. Room renovations are fantastic. Highly recommended, I will always stay here when in Sydney. Well done!! Love it.

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Thank Carolyn C
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn, I love that you love the "F" word too! We love freebies at Ovolo. All that you mentioned are FREE to ALL guests ALL of the time! Certainly a ground-breaking concept in the Australian market. As expected, guests certainly love the all-inclusive services that make your stay effortless. It is of course an honour to be your current... More 

Runaway Bay, Australia
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the Famous hotel at Woolloomooloo wharf which is now owned and run by Ovolo and its really funky. The location is great, the rooms are so cool, the free happy hour at the bar is a real treat (nothing like a few free Fat Yak beers on the tap), really friendly staff, the free mini bar was awesome... More 

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Thank GeoffRESORT
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Geoff, Thanks so much for the shout-out! We love to receive these kinds of rave reviews from our valued guests. It is so rewarding to hear all of the effort that went into the hotel's transformation is appreciated. I hope we see you again soon. Sincerely, Adam Taloni More 

Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is perfect. Every little detail is thought of and improved in some way to make it better somehow. I got the impression that they are always thinking about how it could be cooler and that they really care about it.

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Thank spirail
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Spirail, Thank you for your 'perfect' review. What can be better than that? You are right, we are always looking for ways in which to improve our products and services for our guests. We don't necessarily try to be 'cool' as such, but we certainly aim for aspects that are 'effortless' and 'fun'. These are core essentials in the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great room, lovely hotel, let down by a 'computer says no' moment. Tried to download a movie on the Apple TV and despite trying at the lowest resolution it told me it would take an hour to let us start watching. So called reception who had given me the 'if there is ANYTHING we can do' speech on check in.... More 

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Thank Nolemonjustice
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Nolemonjustice, Thanks for your review. I am so sorry that you had this issue with the AppleTV. To be honest, I get this at home all the time. I am no tech genius, but I think it has to do with the Wi Fi speed at the time. Not knowing the details around the issue, I cannot comment too... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been staying at this property for some years now, through different names and owners, and I can say that this stay was the best one. Before the main lobby of the hotel was dark and not inviting, this time you wanted to be there. The rooms are now much fresher and modern and I found the beds to... More 

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Thank Stuart H
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thank you! Obviously coming in after two big international chains ran this hotel previously it was always going to be judged on what Ovolo did here and how we operate. Coming from someone that has experienced all operators, this means a lot. I am thrilled of course that you are not the only regular guest that has said... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here as part of a business trip to various places in Australia and it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The hotel is currently undergoing some refurbishment work so some rooms and public areas are not in tip top condition. However the decor and furniture in my room - 312 - was excellent. The location is fabulous, as the hotel... More 

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Thank RedDragonSteve
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thanks so much for contributing this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the new hotel rooms and the totally re-vamped Lo Lounge which offers guests 24 hour access. More and more visitors to Sydney are realising how amazing our location is. So close to the city and all the action, but located on the harbour in a... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 713 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favourite hotels in Sydney. Check in staff excellent, in fact all the staff are excellent and friendly. The room we had was deluxe facing the Naval wharfs, the bedroom was clean, and bathroom huge, with good products, and lots of freebies. Bed was comfortable and large, TV in room should be larger though! Nice common... More 

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Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Undercoverelephant, Thank you so much for your review of you recent stay with us. We have lately been trialling different wines at Happy Hour to mix it up a bit for our regular guests. I am assuming it was one of these, and not our standard offering, that you were not fond of. At least I assume this as... More 

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