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Ovolo 1888, Darling Harbour

Contemporary Hotel – Typically up to £300 per room per night

Summary

Short description

One of Sydney's most unique hotels, located in Darling Harbour

Accommodation

Recommended for:
City

Location

Located in Darling Harbour, the hotel is a street away from the area’s main dining and shopping district, resulting in both accessibility and privacy. There’s a range of transport available with a light rail station just 250m away, boats departing from nearby piers and buses running regularly. However, Darling Harbour is best seen by foot and many attractions and harbourside walks are accessible by walking. It’s roughly a 20 minute cab ride from the airport.

Accommodation

The hotel’s standout attraction is its individually designed rooms. Sweeping colours give way to exposed brickwork giving 1888 a truly boutique style. Take full advantage of a free mini-bar and snacks while using the in-room iPad on the hotel’s high speed WiFi. The en suite walk-in rainforest showers are an excellent way to freshen up after a day in the Australian heat. Upgrade to a split-level room or a penthouse suite for panoramic city views and a sun-drenched rooftop patio. Please note, we only recommend booking King Deluxe rooms or higher.

Dining

European style breakfasts are included with a selection of muffins, pastries and juices to start the day off. Later in the day, the hotel puts on a variety of sharing platters but head outside if you’re in search of something more substantial. Thankfully, Darling Harbour is something of a restaurant hub so you won’t have to go far with a variety of dining options and cuisines on your doorstep. Don’t forget the complimentary in-room drinks and snacks.

Facilities

Ovolo 1888’s hub comes in the form of its signature Lo Lounge. Easy chairs and sofas provide a relaxed setting for the hotel’s daily 5-7pm happy hour where the staff put on free drinks and canapés. It’s the perfect opportunity to socialise with other guests and swap travel stories and tips. The hotel also provides free access to nearby Snap Fitness. This 24-hour gym has personal trainers on hand and a great range of equipment to suit all needs.

Stay here on these holidays

A Taste of Australia

23-day tailor-made self-drive from £4,710 pp incl. flights

Free car hire

Explore the delights of New South Wales before spending time in Australia’s cultural heart – the Red Centre. Finish your trip with a beach stay in tropical north Queensland.

Sydney to Brisbane Boutique Self-Drive

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,750 pp incl. flights

Free car hire

Be charmed by Sydney before discovering the stunning beaches, coastal towns and lush hinterland of Australia’s East Coast as you wind your way north.

Sydney, Uluru & the Great Barrier Reef

15-day tailor-made journey from £2,750 pp incl. flights

Discover the city sophistication of Sydney, the monolithic beauty and Aboriginal culture of Uluru and the underwater wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

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