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The Darling at the Star

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, iPod docking station

Overview of The Darling at the Star

The Darling at the Star

5.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Map
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStar Casino1 min walk
  • Popular LocationInternational Convention Centre Sydney14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium15 min walk
  • AirportSydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.)31 min drive

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About this area

Sydney

The Darling at the Star is located in Darling Harbour, a neighbourhood in Sydney, and is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Sydney Opera House and International Convention Centre Sydney are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at King Street Wharf and Circular Quay. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Luna Park are not to be missed. Looking to get your feet wet? Sailing and boat tours adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Star Casino - 1 min walk
  • Australian National Maritime Museum - 7 min walk
  • International Convention Centre Sydney - 14 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - 15 min walk
  • King Street Wharf - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Star City Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 31 min drive

About this property

The Darling at the Star

Luxury Sydney hotel in Darling Harbour, walk to Star Casino
Along with 9 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and a casino. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a nightclub and 7 bars/lounges are on-site.
The Darling at the Star offers 171 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Spa at The Darling. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Languages spoken

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Vietnamese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60ยฐC or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (AUD 40 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Japanese breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AMโ€“10:00 AM: AUD 45 per person
  • 9 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 7 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Sokyo
  • Black
  • Fat Noodle
  • Harvest Buffet

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • 312 casino gaming tables
  • 1500 casino slot machines
  • 3 casino VIP rooms
  • Casino (39558 square feet of space)
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Cash is not accepted at this property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 80.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for Japanese breakfast: AUD 45 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 40 per night
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 80.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 0.8 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Darling Star Hotel Pyrmont
Darling Star Hotel
Star Darling
Darling Star Pyrmont
The Darling at the Star Hotel
The Darling at the Star Pyrmont
The Darling at the Star Hotel Pyrmont

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 803 out of 985 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 126 out of 985 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 33 out of 985 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 16 out of 985 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 985 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.6/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property is always great to stay at. We received a complimentary room upgrade - the suite we were in was amazing. I would like to send a special shout out to Yann at reception as well as Renato and Mehmet for being awesome and helping us in every way they could - you guys made the trip memorable! We'll definitely be back.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Personalised service, spacious and clean rooms
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Service is beyond Excellent.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I couldn't recommend the Star enough. The service and their attention to detail were incredible. Reminded me of being back on Cruise Ship.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff. particularly the doormen, were so nice and friendly and always willing to assist. Room service was good Rooms were amazing!!
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing Staff
our stay was amazing. the staff were exceptional and the service was 6 star!! i will definitely go back
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Our stay at the Darling was really fantastic. We went for my partner's 30th Birthday and the staff (particularly Peter) made our stay very special. The hotel was clean, quiet, and had great dining options close by (Sokyo is lovely, all Star dining options are next door). Our room (adored suite) was magnificent and felt very private despite the amazing views of the city. We had a wonderful weekend, and will definitely return to The Darling for our next city stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022