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Ovolo Woolloomooloo

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Booked this hotel as a birthday treat for my daughter, who is traveling through Ozz. We are in the U.K. The booking was handled by email with a lady called Alicia. Who was super helpful with all aspects of the booking including on site parking. My daughter has stayed at the Ovolo in Melbourne so she knew what to expect....

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Mobile, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a week at the Woolloomooloo in March. The staff could not have been better--above and beyond for the entire visit. Great location--restaurants line Finger Wharf and it is a short walk to the Potts Point neighborhood. Amenities abound at the hotel from the free minibar to the welcome goody bag to free washer/dryer access for the guests. The only...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolutely love Ovolo Kind people. Really comfortable with all luxury amenities, but doesn't feel over the top. The building itself is breathtaking. The lobby makes you want to use the many communal areas which makes it a funky, social place. I will definitely be back! Keep doing what you're doing!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Other 5 star hotels are boring and feel crowded compared to this one. It has everything the others have on steroids. The service was impeccable, from check in, to check out to concierge. Nothing was too much trouble, always smiling. Have not seen the hotel since it was a "W", and it blew me away. It is chic, sophisticated, and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

LOVED this hotel! Rooms were clean, tons of restaurants in the hotel, easy walk through the botanical gardens to the opera house! Only thing we wished were that the windows open but that was small compared to how great the hotel was.

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1Thank Kimberly W
David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Hi Kimberly W, We LOVE you too!!!! Thank you for the awesome review. Next time you're with us, I'll make sure we give you a room with windows that do open. We don't ave very many but I'll make sure you get one. Until then. David Sude General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our wedding anniversary and were blown away by the sophistication and style this hotel has to offer. As you enter the lobby you instantly relax. From the friendly and knowledgable staff to the well planned rooms, including individual touches such as unique artworks and vintage vinyl records. The hotel aims to be fulfil your every need-...

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David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Hi Justine, Thank you sooooo very much for the great review. Thrilled to read how much of a good time you had at Ovolo and thank you for trusting us to spend your wedding anniversary at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Cheers, David Sude General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wow these guys know how to go the extra mile! This is the place to stay in Sydney if you want something more than ordinary or mundane as some high rating hotels tend to be . We stayed in the AC/DC suite ( which was an upgrade) and from the neon lights to the two storey space it didn't disappoint....

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David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸 Hi Teresa E, I LOVE the AC/DC room! Next time you'll have to try INXS (that's my favourite) I was psyched to read you had a great time with us and that you trusted us enough to spend your 30th anniversary with us (congratulations by the way). Glad we came to the party and delivered. Yes, everything is free!...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two nights. We booked eagle rock tour for kayak and we thought booking closest hotel. The hotel is a boutique small but look grandiose nautical style. The building is renovated from a warehouse of some sort and you can still see the machines or equipment previously installed. Our room has wheelchair access - the only issue...

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David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Hi Aigail W, Thank you for your review and giving us top score. Super happy to read you loved the look of the hotel. It definitely is very unique. I will definitely pass on your comments to my maintenance team regarding the shower curtain. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Regards, David Sude General Manager

Hong Kong
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay at the hotel and agree with so many of the positive comments made in reviews. We too booked on their site so received all the many lovely comps [breakfast, happy hour, etc]. The reason we cannot give a 5 star rating is the first day we returned to our room after 4pm, it...

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David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Hi Silvia200003544, I was very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us overall. I am sorry your room still wasn't serviced at 4pm that day and you're right, us being busy is not a good enough answer and I am sorry we "dropped the ball" on that one. Rest assured that I have kicked a few butts...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a breath of Fresh Air this Hotel is to the Sydney market. Over 3 nights the hotel & its staff were at all times 5 star. We had a suite and got all the amazing additions that this hotel offers/includes in the price (look at web site there are too many to include here ). The staff were fantastic...

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David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, responded to this review

Hi Paul M, YAY!!!! I remember chatting to you over a game of Pacman on our vintage arcade games table in the lobby at happy hour. I am thrilled you and your wife had a great stay. Very happy you are now a converted Ovolo fan. Must have been the free peronis at happy hour and in the mini bar...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 center, 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 coloring. 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 traveler. 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? Continental breakfast*, Wi-Fi, mini bar, self-service laundry, happy hour*, 24 hour indoor pool & gym? – 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: $220 - $402 (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
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#1 Spa Hotel in Sydney
#2 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
#22 Romantic Hotel in Sydney
#28 Business Hotel in Sydney
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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