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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The stay was pleasant and all services were delivered at a high standard. Definitely recommend AAA+++. Would recommend to anyone who is looking for affordable and great accommodation. Written by jackie

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked in..pretty quick and when asked of our plans we mentioned we were going out for our 5th anniversary dinner. The front staff - Radka congratulated us. Little did we know she took that on board and sent a bottle of wine to our room with a card mentioning our 5th anniversary and we were over the moon. It... More 

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

Dear Arch_yildiz, So pleased to read you had a memorable anniversary. I'm even more glad to know that our team did what they could to ensure it was extra special. Radka, among others, strive to provide warm and accommodating service, and it's fantastic to know that your anniversary was no exception! I will be sure to pass on your kind... More 

Cooma, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Right at the start of Darling Harbour it is in the perfect location. Chinatown and Paddys Market only 100 meters away. Bars, restaurants and eateries all close by. Staff really friendly and helpful. Hotel rooms a little tired and rundown and noisy during the night but you expect that when staying in the heart of the city. Validated parking was... More 

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

Dear Lyndall P, Thank you for your feedback. Our central and convenient location is indeed popular among guests, and so we're glad to read that this was a highlight for you also. Great to know that our staff were warm and accommodating during your stay. However I'm sorry to read that you felt our rooms are 'tired'. Rest assured, this... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked one night in a standard King room on a whim after seeing a great rate online. Lengthy check in (I think I arrived after a bus of people) which took a while, wasn't a great first impression. Check in was pretty quick and easy after booking online. Room was on level 6 overlooking he Chinese gardens, quite pleasant. There's... More 

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

Dear droods, Thank you for your lovely feedback. Glad to read your spontaneous stay proved to be an enjoyable one. My apologies for the delay in check-in, however it's great to know that it was handled quickly and efficiently. We are location in the heart of the best that Sydney has to offer, and so I'm glad this proved convenient... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was lovely but the room and facilities were average. I could hear road traffic very loudly and my bed was old and the mattress looked like it had seen better days. In room dining menu was awful as well. For the price, there are better places to stay.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with easy access via Sydney Trains or bus / Uber options & Sydney airport make my go to place in sydney CBD the Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. Chinatown a 2 minute walk. Nice restaurant breakfast & good value rates. Be back soon

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

Dear TravelingSmithy, Thank you for your great feedback. So pleased to read that our central location proved convenient, and was therefore a highlight during your stay. Further happy to read that our dining options were further enjoyed. The greatest compliment you could afford us is a return stay, and so we look forward to welcoming back a friendly face. Kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located right in between china town and darling harbour and also about a 7-10minute walk to Central station. We loved the short walk to the bars/restaurants of darling harbour at night. Although the rooms may need a bit of a renovation, we had a very comfortable stay. It was clean and the staff and housekeeping were friendly... More 

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

Dear Maristal2212, So glad to read that you have a comfortable stay with us. Our location is indeed centrally located to the best that Sydney has to offer, and it's great to hear that this was a highlight for you. Service is something we pride ourselves on, and so I'm happy you were met with friendly and accommodating service. In... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would love to be able to have a decent hot shower but can achieve nothing better than barely tepid. Haven't the Novotel paid their electricity bill? Beds aren't very comfortable either unfortunately so hard to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to fully experience all the delights of Darling Harbour ~ which is the reason we booked in to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived and after checking in our bags as access to the rooms is 2pm. We decided To get a coffee as we had a 2 hour wait then off to set up for our tradeshow. I wanted a coffee and was promptly told it was 11.45 and no coffee. I could see 2 machines however I thought I would wait... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Novotel is looking a little tired but was perfectly fine for my two night stay. Shower was good and the bed comfortable. I had a breakfast included deal - usual offerings of juice, cereal, a good selection of fresh and tinned fruit, hot breakfast offerings and little pastries. You get one cafe made coffee included. Close to China Town... More 

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

Dear EliseH_10, Pleased to read that you had a pleasant stay with out. Our location is central to the best that Sydney has to offer, and it is further a walking distance to public transport; we're glad that this proved convenient during your stay. While I am further happy to read that your service from reception was warm and accommodating,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $129 - $301 (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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Also Known As:
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Hotel Sydney
Novotel Sydney
Sydney Novotel
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#73 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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