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The Darling at the Star

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Lobby Sitting Area
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
In-Room Dining
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of The Darling at the Star

The Darling at the Star

5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
2009, NSW, Pyrmont, 80 Pyrmont Street

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.)15 min drive

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About this area

Sydney

The Darling at the Star is located in Darling Harbour, a neighborhood in Sydney, and is in the business 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 - 18 min walk

Restaurants

  • Sokyo – Restaurant with a bar offering Japanese cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Balla – Restaurant with a bar offering Italian cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner.
  • Black – Restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner.
  • Fat Noodle – Restaurant offering Asian cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner.
  • Harvest Buffet – Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Kids' menu available.

Getting around

  • Star City Light Rail Station - 2 min walk
  • Exhibition Centre Station - 14 min walk
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 15 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 onsite. All 171 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and minibars.
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 movies. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

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

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

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.

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 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in 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 sanitizer 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 transportation

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

Food and drink

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

Things to do

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

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 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/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Vietnamese

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space (20971 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • 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 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 cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • 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 check-out

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 cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental 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 2 percent

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 and debit cards; cash is not accepted
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
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number 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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 802 out of 982 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 125 out of 982 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 34 out of 982 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 982 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 982 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Can't go wrong with The Darling! Love the smell of the place too!!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was amazing. The staff were brilliant the room was amazing and the food was great as well. Definitely recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were exceptionally friendly and accommodating by far some of the best customer service i have ever experienced
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a wonderful visit with our young family. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The building was beautiful and our room had an amazing view.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021