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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed at the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour twice, once in 2014 and once in 2016. On both occasions I was delighted with how close the hotel was to most of the attractions I wanted to see. This was within an easy walk to Darling Harbour, Paddy's Market, the Hop On/Hop Off bus station, and ferries at the wharf.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 1 nights recently and enjoyed our stay. The room was a reasonable size, comfortable and clean. The location is perfect with Darling harbour Chinatown and Paddies markets close by. The reception staff were helpful and professional. We will definitely stay here again.

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

Dear JenandbrianPerthWA , it is wonderful to hear from you after your recent stay and we are so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your time with us. We will be sure to share your comments with our Front Line Service Team who are always very keen to hear from our guests and learn more about their experience whilst they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has a new wing linked to a rehabilitated godown of sort. Internally it is as best as any HI can be. My first time accommodation in the Darling Harbour area, it's near my office in the CBD area. Checkin was friendly and helpful. The hotel gave me an upgrade to a larger corner room. At the 9th floor... More 

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

Dear Edmund K, we truly value your time in posting your comments after your recent stay. It is great to hear that you found our location convenient and your upgraded room comfortable. We trust we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently stayed at the Holiday Inn, Darling Harbour and can't recommend it highly enough. The staff were just wonderful and made us all feel very special, particularly our children. The buffet breakfast each morning was fantastic and JBs restaurant was great value for money. They even offered a kid's menu that was more than just chicken nuggets and chips.... More 

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

Dear Bug321, it was great to have you and your family staying with us recently. Your comments are very much appreciated and we are so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your time with us. We trust that you will consider another IHG Hotel next time you are travelling. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour More 

Laguna Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited Sydney for the first time . I stayed at the Darling Harbor Holiday Inn. It was a nice clean hotel. Lots of restaurants nearby. Currency exchange around the corner. Located near Chinatown. Easy to walk to Darling Harbor, Opera House, Harbor Bridge, the Rocks, Sydney Zoo.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Racefan2016
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Thank Meghan C
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 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $132 - $281 (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
Hotel Style:
#68 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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