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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Hotel was in excellent position to Explore Darling Harbour. We arrived very early and the reception staff were very helpful and offered to hold our Luggage so we could go out and explore.They said when our room would be ready and we left feeling welcomed. When we returned the luggage had been taken t our room which was on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The position is great, but the hotel is tired and feels neglected. For example, the parquetry in the middle of the desk had had water spilled on it (or some such thing) and it was swollen and uneven, whilst the window blinds worked the edges had come out of their side tracks and were mangled and black . The room... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a tourist or a business travellers it's a perfect place to be as it is very central to get around. The upgrade was a greatly appreciated for someone is a business traveller. Room was clean and sufficient. Walking distance to the Darling Harbour if you feel like local variety food outlets. Good view from the hotel overseeing... More 

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi Anjana P Thank you for your wonderful review, we are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Our central location has always been a highlight being very close to main attractions, shops and public transport. We have fantastic food options such as the Pumphouse if you feel like staying close otherwise our location is only conveniently only... More 

Malaga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't choose this hotel as it was part of a package deal & allocated to us by the tour operator & after reading mixed reviews were slightly apprehensive, however we were pleasantly surprised! Lovely hotel with pleasant & friendly staff, nice rooms with quality toiletries, really comfortable beds & armchairs to sit in, instead of having to sit on... More 

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

hi janieb519 Thankyou for taking the time to write us a wonderful review, we really appreciate your feedback. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that you had a great experience. Our central location has always been a highlight for our guests providing easy access to nearby Darling harbour, Haymarket, shops and more. Thank... More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my 2nd stay here. It is just average at the moment but after a refurbishment I'm sure it will be heaps better. Talk to the GM if unhappy with any aspect. It is in a great location & of course part of the Novotel chain of hotels. Housekeeping could be improved.

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi jOnathOn49_19, Thank you for the review and for staying with us again. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your overall stay, we are excited for our refurbishment too. Our central location has always been a great highlight to our guests and it is our priority to always provide exceptional service. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Novotel Rockford is a good option for your stay on Sydney, if you are a tourist like we were. Advantages are nice comfortable well maintained rooms, a decent breakfast, although with limited variation if you are staying for longer, efficient and polite staff, walking distance from darling harbour, which is an awesome place to be in the evenings, walking... More 

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi Mustafa A Thank you for your wonderful review, we are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our central location has always been a highlight for us as we are only steps away from the main attractions, nearby shops and public transport which makes it convenient for both locals and tourists. We really appreciate your feedback,... More 

Kingscliff
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best location to explore the Rocks District of Sydney, walk around the Harbour, catch a ferry and walk into the City. Stayed in a huge Harbour view room at the top of the hotel and the view was magnificent.

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi Lisarj17 Thank you for reviewing your stay, we really appreciate your feedback. Our central location has always been a highlight amongst our guests as it is conveniently close to shops, attractions and public transport. Our Harbour view rooms also overlook the beautiful Chinese Gardens which is a bonus. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review... More 

Reston, VA
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60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a well run hotel in a good location, between Chinatown and Darling Harbor. It's a convenient starting point for walking around the city. The room, breakfast, and coffee bar were fine. We had one group dinner in the restaurant which was OK. There are better and more interesting choices in the area. We made advance 3-night reservations which... More 

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi sueb123563, Thank you for your wonderful review, im pleased to know you enjoyed your experience staying with us. Our central location makes it convenient for guests to easily access nearby shops, attractions and public transport. Furthermore we also have dining options inside and surrounding the hotel if guests wish to remain nearby. We appreciate your feedback and look forward... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Novotel hotel is just located in the best place; right near everything. Paddy's markets and Chinatown nice and close. Darling Harbour 5 minute walk away. The Pumphouse Bar and Restaurant is right next door. Staff are really nice and helpful. Beds are comfortable, good tv channels. The Novotel also has a gym and pool. Great easy location

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi XtremepeteX, Thank you for your wonderful review, we really appreciate your feedback. Our central location has always been a highlight for our guests as we are conveniently situated inbetween Darling Harbour, Chinatown, shops, main attractions and public transport. Our facilities also make it a great option whether youre on a business occasion, family trip or travelling for leisure. Thank... More 

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is ideally located in vibrant Darling Harbour within easy walking distance of the city centre of Sydney. Perfect for business trips, holidays and city breaks, the hotel is adjacent to the QANTAS Credit Union Arena. Guests can enjoy a drink or delicious meal in our renowned heritage listed Pumphouse Bar and Restaurant. Other features include meeting facilities, a heated indoor lap pool and a gym. Close to all the excitement and attractions Sydney has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

Address: 17 Little Pier St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $125 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 230
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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Hotel Sydney
Novotel Sydney
Sydney Novotel
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#75 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“Room 801 had fantastic view over The Chinese Gardens”
 of 5 bubbles 267DavidR267, 2 days ago | Read review
“ask at reception re where your room is. often very busy at weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles jOnathOn49_19, 5 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room on a higher floor. There is construction front at this time, but it wasn't a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles sueb123563, 6 days ago | Read review
“Only get rooms with garden view!”
 of 5 bubbles allenchenhk, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Good for a short stay”
 of 5 bubbles irve2016, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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