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Reviewed 22 February 2012

We chose the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour as were going to a concert at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, and the hotel is directly across the street (perfect)

We arrived about 12.30pm (check in time is 2pm) and expected to have to wait. We were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who checked us in straight away.

We stayed one night and had booked a Queen bed. Our room was huge, even included a
2 seater couch and armchair. The bed was so comfortable.

My only criticism was the bathroom, quite old fashioned and small, and not in keeping with the rest of the room. The shower is over the bath, and very slippery getting in and out of the bath.. so beware !

The hotel is very close to Market Square (great for bargains), CBD, Chinatown, Chinese Gardens, and CBD. The monorail also runs right past the hotel.

The hotel has a great casual restaurant and bar called JB's.

Overall a great hotel with great staff.

Thank you.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2012

Thank you for your recent feedback, it is very much appreciated. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are in the process of working to upgrade our bathrooms and we now also provide a non slip mats in all our bathrooms to provide better safety for our guests.

Once again thank you for your feedback.

Bradley Boyd
Director of Sales
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

Stayed at Holiday Inn as we were attending a concert at the Entertainment Centre. The hotel is across the road, perfect location for this. Check in was ordinary and the parking options was self parking at the Entertainment centre for $20 per day or valet parking for $45. We chose valet parking hoping that our car would still be there at the end of our stay. This was interesting to see your car being reversed up the street from their driveway against the traffic at peak hour madly waving their hand out the window. The room was clean and the beds comfortable. We had drinks in the bar before the show and it had a nice atmosphere.
We did not eat any meals at the hotel.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2012

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback regarding your recent stay with us, we were pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel location convneine to yor needs. I have passed on your feedback regarding the valet parking of your car to our Front Office Manager who will investigate this matter further and then counsel the staff concerned as this is not the manner that we treat our guest's cars whilst they are being parked.

Bradley Boyd
Director of sales
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour.

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

The best thing about the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour is its location - it's so easy to get to anywhere - the Chinese Garden, Entertainment Centre, Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, CBD, Monorail, City Trains and Chinatown are all so close you can touch them! The hotel itself is great - right up there with the best Holiday Inns I've stayed at - fabulous breakfast, wonderful staff service and overall just a great stay. Thanks

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled solo
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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2012

Thank you for your recent feedback, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and also the surrounding area. We trust that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future.

Bradley Boyd
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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

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Reviewed 18 February 2012

Nothing really to write home about with view out of the room. The rooms themselves are of a good hotel standard.

One plus the Breakfast and Gym are really good!

Location is also good

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled on business
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Bradley B, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2012

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us, we are pleased that you enjoyed the hotel breakfast and gym. We are sorry that the view from your room was disappointing, as we are an inner city hotel the majority of our rooms do not offer views as such. However should you ever be returning to the hotel, please let us know prior to your arrival and we will do all we can to pre allocate you a room with a better outlook.

Once again, thank you for your feedback.

Bradley Boyd
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Holiday Inn Darling Harbour.

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Reviewed 15 February 2012

Just needed a night in Sydney before an early morning flight so easy decision to stay here as I have been before. I am satisfied with the Holiday Inn chain and the location of this is so close to Central Station and Darling Harbour. The bed was comfortable and the room was spacious. No need to complain!

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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