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6 Cowper Wharf Rdwy, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 Australia
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 204 hotels in Sydney
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2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Bridging between heritage and modern luxury, indulge in the rich history of the wharf complemented by contemporary designs and tech-savvy inclusions, all in the comfort of your generously sized abode over picturesque Sydney Harbour. Most importantly,
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Iron
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Marina View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English
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Alison W wrote a review Jun 9
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Great hotel, modern with lots of inclusions that are not offered by other hotels. Rooms are spacious. Staff are fantastic. Happy to help and service is quick. Great location with restaurants nearby and 20min walk or short cab ride to the city. Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Valet parking is available for $60 per night. Money well spent. Park at the door and it’s all...
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Luigi53SD wrote a review Feb 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand30 contributions24 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Everything about this hotel exceeded our expectations. The hotel itself has a young, cool vibe. All of the happy, shiny staff could not have been more accommodating. They got us into our room shortly after we exited our cruise ship in Sydney, well before the usual entry time. The rooms were super spacious. Beds and sheeting were most comfortable. Throw in free drinks and other goodies and you have a great experience. There are numerous great restaurants on the wharf right by the hotel. Location is great too. Near the Botanical Gardens and art museum. Cannot recommend this brand enough.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Responded Feb 29, 2020
Wow.... Thank you so very much for the awesome review. Definitely the kind of feedback we love. We cannot wait to have you back at Woolloomooloo. Cheers, David Sude General Manager
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S G wrote a review Jun 8
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My husband and I have stayed at the Ovolo many times and I am very sad to say that they have lost their touch. The service is nowhere near as good as what it used to be. We booked through Luxury Escapes and I believe that by doing so, we were penalise with a bad room without a view. Our experience in the bar was poor. The service and offering lacked. We would have been better off staying at home. We won’t be rushing back and certainly have noticed a big drop in standards compared to our previous visits.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Lozza1956706 wrote a review Jun 8
Sydney, Australia25 contributions7 helpful votes
Great experience from booking to checking out Amazing flexibility with booking having to change dates because of medical reasons . Responses within minutes. Check in was made so easy with Aneta making us feel so special . Lovely personal service . Venue is amazing and all the extras like free mini bar made you feel like they cared and not just running a business . Wonderful couple of days felt totally spoilt Thank you
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Great location great venue
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Travel98789765 wrote a review Jun 5
Wollongong, Australia1 contribution
The airconditioning didn't work properly and the room was freezing. It's now 8.15am and we are sitting in the breakfast area and it is colder than it is outside. I would say it is around 5 or 6 degrees this morning at breakfast. That's so uncomfortable, we have decided not to stay although our breakfast is included and we are going to go elsewhere to have our brekkie. The hotel is nice and the people there are nice but these issues made our stay very uncomfortable.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: I would suggest not to stay at this hotel in winter
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Response from Rebecca Hamey, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Responded 5 days ago
Hi there Travel98789765, Thanks for bringing this to my attention, you are right - it was absolutely freezing in the restaurant area, the sudden cold snap caught us a little off guard this year. I'm glad to inform this week we have invested in more heaters for the space and lap blankets if you do need that little extra bit of cosiness! I'm sorry this wasn't already in place on the morning you were heading in for breakfast, rest assured next time we are lucky enough to welcome you back the breakfast restaurant will be lovely and warm. Rebecca
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PRICE RANGE
$148 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
blue sydney hotel sydney, sydney blue hotel, w hotel sydney
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BLUE Sydney
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesSydney
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Which popular attractions are close to Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Nearby attractions include Art Gallery of New South Wales (0.2 miles), St. Mary's Cathedral (0.2 miles), and Woolloomooloo Wharf (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Conveniently located restaurants include China Doll, Ms G's, and Fratelli Paradiso.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Does Ovolo Woolloomooloo have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ovolo Woolloomooloo offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Ovolo Woolloomooloo located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Sydney.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Ovolo Woolloomooloo offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.