Darling Harbour hotels are among the most popular hotels in Sydney, and this has a lot to do with their excellent locations. The Darling Harbour district itself is among Sydney's main tourist precincts, and it also serves as a prime convention and entertainment destination. To the near south of Darling Harbour unfolds the vibrant Central Business District, and it doesn't take long to get to the Sydney Harbour if you walk in a westward direction. Adding to the allure of Darling Harbour accommodations is the fact that there are options to fit a wide range of tastes and budgets. If the more standard hotels don't suit your fancy, then you might take a look at the Medina Grand Sydney. This hotel offers spacious apartments that are also comfortable and reasonably priced.
Many Sydney visitors have Darling Harbour lodging in mind when it comes to finding a place to stay. Some of the finest attractions in the city can be found there, after all. When a luxury hotel is the aim, the Star City Hotel & Casino is among the more enticing lodging establishments in the Darling Harbour area. Found at 80 Pyrmont Street, this hotel and casino is almost equidistant from the waters of Darling Harbour and the waters of Sydney Harbour. The accommodations options at the Star City Hotel & Casino include hotel rooms, luxury suites, and apartments. All of the guest units are comfortable and include a good array of amenities, and if you book an apartment, you'll have a full kitchen at your disposal. When guests aren't relaxing in their cozy room, suite, or apartment at the Star City Hotel & Casino, they can tempt Lady Luck at the casino, enjoy a meal at one of six different restaurants, or get some drinks and maybe some food at one of the six bars. Other facilities include live entertainment venues that host shows of various kinds and special events venues that can be used for things such as weddings and conferences.
Another hotel that is worth checking out if you're interested in upscale Darling Harbour lodging is the Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour (pictured). This sprawling lodging complex at 161 Sussex Street is actually the largest hotel in all of Sydney. It boasts 630 total guest units, some of which are suites, and these guest units feature big windows, individual climate control, luxurious bedding, a mini bar, cable TV, and host of other welcoming perks. Complementing the rooms are some excellent facilities. These facilities include a 24-hour fitness facility, a tour desk, a full-service spa, and a 24-hour business center. A main restaurant that is known for its seafood buffets, a historic pub, and a lounge that serves up light fare to go with its drinks are also among the facilities at the Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour, and there is ample meeting and event space should you need it.
Other Darling Harbour hotels offer a considerable amount of comfort. These hotels include the more upscale Novotel Sydney, which can be found at 100 Murray Street. No less than 525 guest units are on offer at the stylish Novotel Sydney, and they include two-story lofts that feature spa baths. There are five room types to choose from, and even if you book one of the standard rooms, you'll enjoy internet access, cable TV, a work desk with an ergonomic chair, and cozy bedding. Some of the rooms offer views of the harbour, while others look out towards the CBD and landmarks such as the Sydney Tower. Outside of the rooms and loft suites, guests will find a hip hotel bar, an inviting restaurant, a fitness room, a swimming pool, and a floodlit tennis court. A variety of services are also available to Novotel Sydney guests, and they include 24-hour room service, laundry service, and valet service.
If you are interested in budget-friendly Darling Harbour accommodations, then the Woolbrokers Arms Hotel should not be overlooked. This small hotel at 22 Allen Street offers approximately 30 low frills rooms, most of which share a bathroom with other units. There are a few units with private bathrooms if you aren't interested in sharing. The rooms in the back are quieter, so you might try to secure one if you can. As for the amenities, they include a color TV, tasteful furnishings, a mini fridge, an alarm clock, a coffee maker, fans, and heating. As for the Woolbrokers Arms Hotel facilities, they include a coin operated laundry center, a tour desk, and an internet kiosk that is available around the clock. The manager on duty at the Woolbrokers Arms Hotel can help guests arrange things such as airport transfers and area tours, and management is available 24 hours a day. That's more than you can say for most of the cheap hotels in Sydney.