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Get an overview of this hotel5-star luxury hotel near Circular Quay

With a stay at The Darling at the Star in Pyrmont (Darling Harbour - Pyrmont), you'll be minutes from Sydney Lyric Theatre and Australian National Maritime Museum.

This 5-star hotel is close to Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

Make yourself at home in one of the 171 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. 42-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Partially open bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. Gambling sorts can try their luck at the casino, while others may prefer a nightclub or an outdoor pool. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and 3 coffee shops/cafés, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 7 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Pyrmont? This hotel has facilities measuring 20971 square feet (1949 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Darling at the Star features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 3 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 7 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Event facilities measuring 20971 square feet (1949 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a casino, a nightclub, and a rooftop terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Darling at the Star has designated areas for smoking.

  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 7 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1949 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20971 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Sokyo - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Balla - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Black - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fat Noodle - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Garden Buffet - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

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, massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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