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Ovolo Woolloomooloo

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was large, well equipped and comfortable. There were nice touches such as the pack of snacks and the complimentary mini bar. All of the staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good with a good Comice of food types.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel based on TripAdvisor reviews and were really happy we did. Much nicer than the other large chain hotels nearby ( eg Ibis). Friendly staff, and the model of inclusive happy hour and breakfast is a winner. Yes the room was small , but we were aware that would be the case, but the bed was fabulously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow.. cannot express how impressed i was w this hotel.. from service, quality and everything between.. the Ovolo has got it going on.. As soon as u walk in u are greeted by a friendly face.. (genuine and not ott) and in this case was Calvin.. who btw recognised our names throughout the whole stay.. and check in and out... More 

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Thank Mimi C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel! It is in such a unique space. The staff were just amazing I felt like I was coming home each night to friends. The food for breakfast is wonderful and the extended breakfast menu was fabulous, not your standard hotel food, it's like being in a trendy cafe. The bar area with the fire place created a... More 

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Thank Natalie T
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Thanks so very much for your fab review! I am so pleased that you love all things Ovolo, and appreciate the unique and high quality food we offer our guests. You are right, the food is certainly not your average hotel fare. I hope that we see you again soon when you are next back in town. Take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the so much of experience - music, art, staff, gym, pool, bed, shower, tea, water... But the main downside was the fact the windows didn't open which created a need to have the air conditioning on constantly and it was noisy and drying. I understand the windows do open in certain other rooms. We also ordered a breakfast which... More 

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Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Travelerhombre, Thanks so much for your review and feedback following your recent Ovolo experience. I have noted all feedback and have addressed this with my team (it absolutely does help - thank you!) About a third of our rooms do have opening windows, these room types do vary. Please do speak to one of our Reservations team, or myself,... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My Husband and I spent a weekend at the Ovolo. The staff were extremely friendly and very accommodating. They even helped my husband fix his glasses when a screw came out of the arm. The room was modern, the bed was super comfy and I loved being able to use my Netflix Account on the TV. Happy Hour was fantastic,... More 

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Jakarta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel location near to opera house and down town. next to hotel you can enjoy nice restaurant. we booked loft room, the have sofa bed, but the condition of the bed already thin. Do not waste your money to have breakfast at the hotel, its not recommended. Near hotel there have harry hot dog, the best in town, you... More 

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Thank durbul
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Durbal, Thanks so very much for the five star review and commentary. I am surprised to hear about the 'thin mattress'. All mattresses are only a few months old topped off with a feather mattress topper. Given this is a first for me, I would love if you could message me here and give your surname or room number... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is wonderful and great new way to combine living and hosting guests in one building. Very well situated in Sydney, close to the Opera House and beautiful botanical garden. Moreover it's so different from other hotels, more open and informal, great rooms and staff. You hope that one day all hotels are like this one and by the... More 

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Thank EdwintenBrink
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Edwin, Thank you so much for the love! I am so appreciative of the fantastic comments and the fact that you love what we are doing here. The modern-day traveler does want something different - and we deliver! I do hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely, Adam More 

Christchurch
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with my husband and three teens. Gorgeous rooms and comfortable beds. We have 2 interconnected rooms that were both spacious with a nice view of water. We loved the location! A short walk through the park or around the waterfront to all the action of the city but lovely and retreat like, tucked away on... More 

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Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear FFlow, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. I am so pleased your Sydney stay was so enjoyable with your family. We are certainly in such a fabulous location to enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable time in the city, close enough to all that you could possibly want to do on a holiday. The... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The refurbishment of the old Taj Blue to Ovolo has really brought this hotel to life. Previously dark and somehow empty/soulless - the $20M refurb has gone a long way to deliver a fresh approach to hotels in Sydney. All team members are friendly but not invasive, helpful when approached with questions. The lobby is now bright and more usualable... More 

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Thank KiwiNZExplorer
Adam T, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Dear Kiwi, Thank you for choosing to stay at the new re-vamped hotel here at the wharf! Indeed the major refurbishment and transformation to Ovolo has given this girl a bright new lease of life. It is pleasing to hear that you found the design, inclusions and staff all fantastic. Noted regarding happy hour snacks.....they do change nightly and are... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, space, views - have it all when you stay at Ovolo Woolloomooloo. Stretched along the longest timber-piled wharf in the world, the hotel is situated over the picturesque Sydney Harbour on the outskirts of Sydney CBD. A boutique hotel, bar and event centre, Ovolo Woolloomooloo bridges between history and modern luxury. The architectural design of this heritage listed property is a truly breathtaking sight with its stunning French windows neatly placed in rows along the building, stylishly framed by the signature teal colouring. As you enter the hotel, contemporary design elements and furnishings complement original fixtures of the property, with seamless integration of the Ovolo touch - all the little things that make effortless living a reality for the modern, tech-savvy traveller. Journey through the 100 rooms and suites and you'll find that each one tells a uniquely Australian story, portrayed through a series of art pieces cleverly infused into the interior design features. A short stroll from the hotel will get you to iconic attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay, as well as popular restaurants and waterholes right on the wharf or in the surrounding suburbs. But really, who needs to go anywhere when your room rate already includes everything? Wi-Fi, Mini Bar, Happy Hour, Continental Breakfast, 24 Hour Indoor Pool & Gym, Self-service Laundry? - Yep, all free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ovolo Woolloomooloo

Address: 6 Cowper Wharf Rdwy, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (Formerly BLUE Sydney)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $198 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ovolo Woolloomooloo 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Blue Sydney Hotel Sydney
Sydney Blue Hotel
w Hotel Sydney
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Sydney
#2 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#22 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#29 Business Hotel in Sydney
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