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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Stayed here for a long weekend with kids and loved it. Great location and staff were super awesome. Less than 10mins walk to the kids playground, cafes and pub. Disadvantage is that there is no parking at the hotel except for valet which costs $50 per night. Recommend joining IHG rewards club for free as it offers free wifi, and...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear LeTT13, your feedback is much appreciated after your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you found our location convenient and also enjoyed your time with us at the Hotel. We hope to be able to welcome you back next time you are visiting Sydney. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

Reviewed 27 October 2014

Great location and close to everything also I would like to say thank you to Ezra from Holiday Inn Darling Harbour team for warm welcome. After very very long flight i felt like home. I hope i will be back next year and will stay again. Regards, Deiter Family

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear OesterricherWD, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time and we have also passed your comments onto our Duty Manager Esra who is always pleased to hear from our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We get a great interconecting room, a suite and a room with 2 beds, which was fantastic for our family. The staff were all great especially at breakfast. The location to Darling Harbour was ideal for us. It is not often that you find a city hotel that is so great for a family with small kids. Join their rewards...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Hippy72, it is great to hear from you after your recent stay. Thank you for posting your comments, we are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time with us and also found our location in Southern Darling Harbour convenient. We hope to be able to welcome you at another IHG Hotel next time you are...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Stayed here for business. As most reviewers have already stated this is an excellent location. I caught the train every day so it being only a 10 minute walk to Central station was great. Friendly staff. Downside is only average hotel for the money ($200+ USD). I'm a platinum member with IHG so they upgraded my room. All I could...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear TtownChawk, thank you for your ongoing loyalty as a Platinum IHG Rewards Club Member. Your honest feedback is greatly appreciated and we would welcome the opportunity to further discuss this with you in more detail. As we are not able to identify you from your screen name, we would request that you make direct contact with our Front Office...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on a business trip for only 1 night and probably will not come back as the experience and the service was very average. The hotel has a very good location but they need to improve their service by leaps if they need to attract more business. The day I arrived, it was raining and on asking for...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Ash_Oct14 , thank you for taking the time to post your honest and valued feedback after your recent stay with us. Whilst we are disappointed to hear of your experience, it is feedback such as yours that will assist us in improving our service into the future. We would welcome the opportunity to further discuss your feedback with you...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2014

If you are thinking about a visit to Chinatown or Paddy's Market or Darling Harbour, this is the hotel location for you! Directly across the road from the Entertainment Centre (now called Qantas something) and easy access to restaruants, shopping and all things touristy. That is the upside. The downside is the hotel itself. While it is clean and tidy,...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Shelinds, thank you for providing us with your honest and valued feedback after your recent stay. Whilst we are disappointed to hear of your experience, your comments do allow us to further investigate. We would welcome the opportunity to further discuss your stay with you in greater detail. As we are not able to identify you from your screen...

Melbourne
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This hotel is located very well, close to the CBD, close to Darling Harbour, across the road from the Entertainment Center. Right in China Town so lots of places to eat wrapped around the hotel. My only complaint is the noise. At around 3am Garbage trucks arrived to empty bins around the hotel with enormous crashing sounds of glass (I...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear luckydog428, thank you for taking the time to post your honest and valued feedback after staying with us recently. We are pleased to hear that your found our location convenient and have also taken your comments regarding external noise to the contractors concerned in an effort to minimise any future disruption to our guests. We hope that we will...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Stayed at the Holiday inn for 3 nights in October for a mix of business and pleasure, the hotel was well situated and there is an abundance of activity, restaurants etc nearby. All of the iconic Sydney locations were easy to get to on foot. The hotel itself is not grand, but quite adequate, the rooms are clean and tidy...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear THE4Griswalds2013, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location in southern Darling Harbour and also found the Hotel comfortable. We are pleased to be able to let you know that based on feedback such as yours we are planning an upgrade...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2014

The hotel is so clean and in an excellent location- right next to darling harbour and China town, easy walk to the aquarium, and for those younger/fitter, about half an hour from the opera house and harbour bridge . My room was so large for just one person and could easily have fit another double bed in there. The staff...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear ToffeeCanary, we were so pleased to hear from you after your recent stay. Your comments are much appreciated and highly valued. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you at another IHG Hotel next time you are travelling. Kind regards Bradley Boyd Director of Sales Holiday Inn Darling Harbour.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Was the room clean - The room was clean. Cleaners serviced our room when requested. Was the bed comfortable - Yes, the bed was great. Pillows were great, and soft or hard available. Was the enviorremnet quiet - We arrived Thursday, stayed 4 nights, and the room was quiet every night. This hotel is on Harbour Street, but we heard...

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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear FrankSue, thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Sydney. Your feedback is highly valued and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and also found our location convenient to your needs. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are visiting the Darling Harbour area....

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  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emanating a quiet charm right in the middle of the action, Holiday Inn Darling Harbour has the best that Sydney has to offer on its doorstep. A heritage listed former Wool Store cloaks the northern wing of the hotel in history. Situated in the southern end of Sydney's central business district, the hotel is ideally positioned to allow you to make the most of your visit to Sydney. Take a leisurely stroll through Darling Harbour with its many attractions. The vibrant Chinatown and Latin Quarter are close by and the Qantas Credit Union Arena is right across the road. You can walk to some of Sydney's best restaurants, theatres and shopping complexes. For something a little different, board a ferry or the light rail for sightseeing. Trains and buses to Pitt Street Mall shopping precinct and Circular Quay are nearby too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

Address: 68 Harbour St, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $189 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 346
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Holiday Inn Sydney
Sydney Holiday Inn
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#72 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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