The hotel is situated within a very short walk of Darling Harbour and the CBD, a great position to enjoy Sydney from.
The hotel itself is very contemporary with a welcoming foyer,a bar and areas to sit and relax and is of a very high standard.
The rooms are very well appointed, the beds are large and very comfortable and the decor is superb, very contemporary and beautifully done, the showers are to die for, with both flush mounted 'rain' shower heads in the ceiling as well as hand held.
My only concern was that both the toilet and shower room were divided from the main room by a dividing wall but the shower and toilet itself are divided from this by frosted glass only through which you can be seen in silhouette, not what I want to see if someone is using the toilet.
All in all a superb hotel, great multi lingual staff, great locale, I would certainly stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to The Darling. 171 rooms and views from the Sydney Harbour to the Blue Mountains, Sydney's most lovingly detailed hotel is now open at The Star.***Named one of the Top 60 Best New Hotels in the World by Condé Nast Traveller******Winner of Best New Hotel Construction and Design 2012 at the Asia-Pacific International Hotel Awards***DISTINCTIVELY DARLING FEATURESFloor-to-Ceiling GlassOur rooms feature floor-to-ceiling glass and windows that open to showcase what are possibly the best views in Sydney.The Darling BedOnce you've slept on a Darling bed, you'll be reluctant to leave it. Every one features a customised 1000 spring mattress, 400 thread count 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen and a goose down comforter. A menu of 12 luxury pillows is offered for your comfort.Molton Brown ProductsEvery bathroom contains a range of Molton Brown products, exclusive in Australian hotels, to The Darling.Rain ShowerheadsEvery bathroom comes with a relaxing rain showerhead and a European wand.Control Four Integrated SystemComplete control is at your fingertips. One touch of a button and you can do anything – from lower your blinds to adjust the air temperature.EXPERIENCE THE SPA AT THE DARLINGOur spa has 16 private rooms – including an intimate couples suite – and every one of them is devoted to making you look incredible, and feel even better.We offer signature Asian and European treatments, a hamam and a level of pampering that is unparalleled ... more less
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