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The Darling

$$ - $$$
City West
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88 - 90 Union St, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9566 2661
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This is my third time staying at The Darling. I can honestly say, now I will not stay anywhere else. This trip was over 3 days/2 nights and consisted of myself, mother, sister, niece and sisters partner. As per usual there was nothing that the staff couldn't do to make our stay more comfortable. Upon check in, they remembered my... More 

Thank jaffablue
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Had two great nights at this lovely hotel. Centrally located, close to Darling Harbour. Beautiful room, tastefully furnished and a very glamorous bathroom.

Thank CLARO1121
Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I stayed for a single night while in Sydney on business. I had never heard of the hotel and booked online. From my arrival until departure I could not fault the staff, the service was excellent. My room was extremely comfortable and very well appointed. This was was of my best hotel experiences and I would not hesitate to stay... More 

Thank JMac-Perth
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

My Husband and I stayed at The Darling for our 2nd wedding anniversary last week. I booked The Darling because we stayed there on our actual wedding night and we loved it. Coming back to this gorgeously presented hotel was a nice feeling! The receptionist was lovely and courteous, she then surprised us by giving us an upgrade on our... More 

Thank amanda0709
Lake Jackson, Texas
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269 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

Can't say enough good things about this hotel and especially the staff. The Darling is part of the massive Star casino, shopping and restaurant complex. It is conveniently located near Darling Harbour which is a restaurant mecca. The Darling is a pretty modernly appointed hotel. It is very comfortable and quiet hotel. As this was our first visit to Sydney... More 

Thank ljtraveler_11
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

From the professional but welcoming staff, to the plush beds & amazing bathrooms, this hotel is fabulous!! The breakfast completed our stay & it was BRILLIANT! Very impressed!

Thank Michelle B
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner have stayed at the darling a few times. And every time we come for a night we have never been disappointed, the front of house is extremely helpful and friendly and have always helped us with all of our enquires. The rooms are very modern and clean. On our last stay we were upgraded to the... More 

Thank Olivia C
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

Stayed in The Darling for the weekend with the family. The reception was very helpful, and the check-in process was swift. The modern settings in the room, and lobby provided the luxury, and enjoyable experiences with the stay. The only downside, was the it was bit noisy with the music from the night club, if you stayed on the lower... More 

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Toormina, Australia
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Bed/pillows comfortable View amazing-waking up to the bridge every morning was lovely Spa was noisy but good Cleanliness good Sound proof could not hear neighbours or traffic Lounge was ok but not very soft Lighting was fabulous Kitchen adequate Customer service check in and out were the best I've had Very luxurious marble/ linen/ soaps/tvs Suggestions are to provide toilet... More 

Thank Katrina77777
Morayfield, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015

A beautiful place to stay. The views are stunning, the rooms are beautiful. I took my partner there for the weekend to propose and with help from the more than willing staff it was a magical experience.

Thank Paul B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 - 90 Union St, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City West
  • Neighborhood: City West
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9566 2661
Contemporary, exclusive, elegant and boutique-styled accommodation with touches of luxury define The Darling. A perfect city retreat boasting stunning harbour views, The Darling offers a unique experience for a hotel stay in Sydney, whether you're here for a short holiday or longer stays. The Darling has 171 luxurious rooms, award-winning The Darling Spa, The Darling gym and a 25 metre outdoor pool. The Darling recently received a Gold Award in the luxury accommodation category at the 2016 New South Wales Tourism Awards.

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