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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

"Rooms are charming and trendy - I would certainly stay here again!"

Leslee - April 6, 2020
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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

139 Murray Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia, 2009 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
Property highlights
Check-in [24-hour]
Hassle-free check in
Close to Darling Harbour
Within 420 m of property
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Popular landmarks
Darling Harbour 420 m
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium 580 m
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) 890 m
The Rocks 1.9 km
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 2.0 km
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk 2.2 km
Sydney Opera House 2.4 km
Sydney Harbour Bridge 2.6 km
Bondi Beach 7.6 km
Manly Beach 12.2 km
Nearby landmarks
Convention 90 m
Harris Street 90 m
Ultimo Pyrmont Supermarket 150 m
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre 190 m
Harbourside Shopping Centre 220 m
Welcome Wall 220 m
The Elizabeth Healey Rest Area 240 m
Paradise Reserve 340 m
Ada Place Reserve 340 m
Fig Lane Reserve 350 m
9.0

Exceptional

Location rating score

Inside city center
  • 100 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

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Value for money8.7
Distance to city center1.5km
Location rating9.0
Nearest airportSydney Airport (SYD)
Distance to airport7.7 km

Rooms available at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Excellent
Room comfort & quality
8.9
Penthouse Suite
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  • Room size: 59 m²/635 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Suite
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  • Room size: 49 m²/527 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 king bed
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King
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  • Room size: 21 m²/226 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 king bed
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Junior Suite
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 king bed
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Grand Suite - Stirred
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  • Room size: 47 m²/506 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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Loft
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  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 king bed
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Queen
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 queen bed
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King Deluxe
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  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 king bed
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Shoebox
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed
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Loft Suite
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  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour?

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour has a car park that's close to the hotel.

Is breakfast offered at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour?

Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 15 AUD if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What is the smoking policy at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour?

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

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What people love about Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Very clean good rooms great staff will be staying again"

    patrick

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    July 13, 2020

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    "Thank you for making our stay a pleasant one!"

    Ivan

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    January 10, 2019

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    "Great 'funky' hotel, awesome value & service"

    Svend

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    June 28, 2020

Property ranking|Compared to 3,100 Sydney properties
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Service score
9.4/10
Cleanliness score
9.5/10
Room comfort score
8.9/10
Value for money score
8.7/10
Better than
99
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Better than
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Better than
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Overall rating:
9.2
Exceptional
1,488 reviews
Cleanliness
9.5
Facilities
9.2
Location
9.0
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What travelers say they love:
Everything in the mini bar (including alcohols) were FREE!
Ivan from Indonesia
Family with young children
More about Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

More about Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Sydney, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is the perfect choice. The hotel is just 1.8 miles away from the city center, and it normally takes about 30 minutes to reach the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, a 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service, facilities for disabled guests, and express check-in/check-out.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is home to 90 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as Internet access, air conditioning, and heating. Located within Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is Mister Percy - a wine bar and kitchen with eclectic vintage decor offering Coastal Mediterranean shared style food and pinchos. Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort, and convenience in Sydney.

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Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping
33 mentions
Breakfast
22 mentions
Internet
9 mentions
Food & Dining
5 mentions

What they offer

10.0
Exceptional
Cleanliness

"Room was lovely with a very high ceiling and very clean."

Pauline

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February 15, 2020

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Nearest essentials

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Food and dining

Breakfast options

Continental

Restaurants on site

Mister Percy
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What's nearby

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Property's guest policies

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Reviews of Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour from real guests

Overall rating
9.2
Exceptional
From 1488 reviews
9.5Cleanliness
9.5Service
9.2Facilities
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Rating via Booking.com9.3
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Exceptional
Cleanliness9.6
Facilities9.3
Location9.4
Room comfort and quality9.4
Service9.6
Value for money8.9
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8.0
Excellent
David
Business traveler

Very good”

Uniqueness and style
Reviewed June 02, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Christina
Couple

Exceptional”

From the moment we checked in with Katherine, it was all easy and great. Beautiful room with a comfy bed and an Apple TV so we could chill and watch Netflix before bed. Location was fantastic and ...
Reviewed May 31, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Luke
Couple

What a great room!”

Room was spacious and very well stocked. We had a little balcony which was lovely. Overall, we loved our stay!
Reviewed May 28, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Emily
Business traveler

Great boutique hotel with warm...”

Staying at Ovolo feels like visiting Sydney friends - warm, welcoming and familiar. This was amplified by the wonderful Catherine at reception, who immediately befriended us when we checked in and ...
There was a light ‘tapping’ sound at night time, but I could only assume it was the elevator (which was just outside my door).
Reviewed May 28, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Brett
Business traveler

Exceptional”

Location was walking distance to Darling Harbour and city.
Air- conditioning was set on 18 and despite 3 attempts by your staff to change it to 23 it wouldn’t change. We eventually turned it off as it was too cold!
Reviewed May 25, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Ian
Family with young children

We&#39;ll be back soon to...”

We liked everything about the place but especially that the bathroom stayed dry.
There was nothing we didn&#39;t like
Reviewed May 23, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Mary-ann
Couple

Funky hotel. ”

I liked the staff , the hotel was very funky. I liked the little touches. They have thought of the customer. I think the bed could have been better. I would like more choice in food for the cost of ...
The mattress wasn’t great, the food choices could be bigger. The staff we’re very accommodating. It was also a very small room for the price. 😊
Reviewed May 23, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Anuphong
Family with young children

Very good”

Vibes
I thought room would be bigger. Cant control aircon.
Reviewed May 23, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Mark
Couple

Exceptional”

The style of building warmth of the atmosphere
Staff were super helpful made us feel very welcome.
Reviewed May 22, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Cameron
Couple

Comfortable stay, good location, lacks...”

More progressive hotel experience.
Unfortunately lacked vegan options in in-room dining despite having an entire vegetarian menu. Barely any of the free candy and snacks were vegan as well. We called to ask what was available&#47;could...
Reviewed May 21, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Debbie
Couple

Exceptional”

Modern and dog friendly
Our room was a little small
Reviewed May 19, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Sheryl
Group

A delight with unexpected pleasures...”

Ambience of property and gracious authentic staff - particularly Michael with his vast knowledge, home movies and toasted cheese and truffle sandwiches - highly recommend the sandwich
N&#47;A
Reviewed May 19, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Rupeni
Couple

Good”

It was close to Darling Harbour. Hotel was beautiful and classy.
I was charged twice for my stay and breakfast was a long wait so we ventured out to eat.
Reviewed May 18, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Leah
Business traveler

Exceptional”

Excellent customer service. Location is perfect and it is always comfortable. This is my preferred my place to stay when I am in Sydney.
Reviewed May 16, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Andrew
Couple

Was great will go back...”

The was excellent. No complaints at all
No exhaust fan in the toilet needs looking at
Reviewed May 16, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Stephen
Couple

Good”

Impressed with the reception and bar area. Staff were helpful.
Booked the Shaken suite in Feb 2021. Was looking forward to it but, unfortunately, a day before checking in, we were told that suite had been double booked and we were being moved to another suite. ...
Reviewed May 15, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Jeanelle
Couple

Exceptional”

Lloyd!!! Went to Mr Percys bar to have one quick drink. Ending up spending hours there :)
Reviewed May 13, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Bronwyn
Business traveler

Exceptional”

Big fan of this Hotel. I was there for a conference at the ICC. Great location. Really friendly staff. Comfortable room with block out blinds. I didn’t get to eat there but it was busy. Great ...
Nothing. It was great. Can’t think of a bad thing to say.
Reviewed May 13, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Kirsty
Couple

A fun weekend getaway”

Cute little place which is walking distance to Darling Harbour and the Casino.
Reviewed May 13, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Mark
Couple

Very good”

Complimentary mini bar and the snack bar
Pillows were soooo soft. Small thing but a variety of pillows on the beg might be nice.
Reviewed May 10, 2021

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