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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

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68 Harbour St, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok guys, it's hard to choose a hotel in Sydney because their is a truck load of them. But when I need a hotel that is located in a good spot , well this is the one I choose. 50m from Paddys Market, short walk to Darling Harbour, right next to China Town (with so many awesome food places to... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear XtremepeteX, it was great to welcome you back during your recent trip to Sydney. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we are so pleased to learn that you once again enjoyed your time with us. We will be sure to share your comments with our Service Team as they are always very keen to hear from our guests... More 

Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel up to ok standards as a place to stay, with location on edge of Chinatown and about 10mins walk away from Darling Harbour. Good breakfast with plenty of nearby restaurants, not all of which are Oriental.

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Vicref, it was great to have your staying with us during your recent visit to Australia. We are pleased to learn that you found our location in Southern Darling Harbour convenient and that you were able to get out and visit many of the local precincts such as China Town. We trust you will consider another IHG Hotel next... More 

Indiana
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Darling harbor is a short walk away from this hotel. Darling harbor is lovely and has some excellent restaurants. The hotel is right in the midst of a small Chinatown community. The hotel itself is older. It is clean but rather noisy. Laundry facilities are available at a cost for use. Restaurant on site is decent.

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Racefan2016, it is great to hear from you after your stay with us. We are pleased to learn that you found our location in Southern Darling Harbour convenient and the Hotel comfortable. We will be sure to share your comments with our Service Team who are always very interested in hearing from our guests and learning about their experiences... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a standard Holiday Inn - position is average with carpark not located on site and hard to navigate to. It is opposite the (former) Syd Entertainment Centre, which is being demolished, so there is noise early in the morning, may not be a good choice if you want to sleep/rest during the day

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear jason a, thank you for posting your comments after your recent stay. We apologise for the inconvenience that may have been caused to you by any off-site redevelopment works within the immediate area. These are scheduled to be completed by the end of August as the various upgrade projects within the Darling Harbour precinct come to an end. We... More 

Tempe, Arizona
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87 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The internet in the room worked great which is always a positive when traveling overseas. The beds were fine and pretty spacious. The one really odd thing was the shower/tub combo it would pop after use. It wasn't just one time but multiple times and throughout the night. It's like it wasn't set correctly when it was built. I don't... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Meghan C, it is great to hear from you after your recent vist to Sydney. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your time with us and found the Hotel comfortable. We will be sure to share your commnets regarding your bathroom experience with our Chief Engineer who will be able... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with family for a couple of days. Nice clean Hotel. Close to Darling Harbour and Chinatown. Also close to stops for free bus to other city attractions. Hotel bar nothing special. Staff all helpful.

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Alison29307, it was great to have you staying with us recently whilst you were in Sydney. Your feedback is very much appreciated and will be shared with our Front Line Service Team who are always very interested in hearing from our guests and learning more about their experience whilst they were staying with us. We look forward to being... More 

Apex, NC
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am 10 days into a 21 day at the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour. It seems that the hotel may have worked out it's breakfast problems (or it's a down time), because I never had to wait, for any of the 10 days so far, not even for a minute! I noticed a sign that says something like "group breakfasts... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Sixer_Tom, It is wonderful to receive your feedback whilst you are still staying with us. Your comments are very much valued and have been shared with our Service Team who are always most interested in hearing from our guests. Thank you for highlighting the issue you are having with your Food & Beverage Discount. As you are still with... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joined a tour and hotel room's included. Holiday inn hotels elsewhere seem to be better though. Location is okay, you can walk to the market or even to the CBD. Buffet breakfast was nice though there werent many choices. The room was tiny and there was a few-step staircase inside the room connecting the bedroom to the bathroom, which makes... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear cyytravel, it is great to receive your comments after your recent stay. We are pleased to learn that you found our location convenient and we are also happy to be able to inform you that the Hotel will be commencing a Room Refubishment Program later this year. This project will include the upgrading of our guest bathrooms. It is... More 

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Holiday in is in a great location for taking a long weekend in Sydney being situated next to China Town and Darling Harbour. The staff are friendly and nothing seemed to much for them to help with. The room was comfortable all be it noisy with it would seem thin walls and the bathroom was really in desperate need... More 

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Thank Les H
Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Les H, thank you for choosing to stay with us in Darling Harbour during your recent visit to Sydney. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we are pleased to learn that you found our location convenient to your needs. We are also pleased to be able to advise you that we have scheduled a Room Refurbishment Program that... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is not good for business, very limited expensive parking. Food was very average. Overall lack of attention to detail. The large salt and pepper sets were empty, the salt and pepper sets on the table were empty. My cutlery was dirty. The construction across the road doesn't help either. Overall not good I won't be back. The Paramatta... More 

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Powrie V, we appreciate your time in posting your valuable feedback after your recent stay. Whilst we are disappointed to hear of your experience, your comments do provide us with the opportunity to further follow up on your stay. We would very much welcome the opportunity to further disucss your stay experience with you in more detail so that... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emanating a quiet charm right in the middle of the action, Holiday Inn Darling Harbour has the best that Sydney has to offer on its doorstep. A heritage listed former Wool Store cloaks the northern wing of the hotel in history. Situated in the Southern end of Sydney's central business district, the hotel is ideally positioned to allow you to make the most of your visit to Sydney. Take a leisurely stroll through Darling Harbour with its many attractions. The vibrant Chinatown and Latin Quarter are close by and the Qantas Credit Union Arena is right across the road. You can walk to some of Sydney's best restaurants, theatres and shopping complexes. For something a little different, board a ferry or the light rail for sightseeing. Trains and buses to Pitt Street Mall shopping precinct and Circular Quay are nearby too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

Address: 68 Harbour St, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: $131 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 346
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Holiday Inn Sydney
Sydney Holiday Inn
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#68 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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