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The Darling

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Darling is located at The Star Sydney and is a key feature of Sydney’s leading entertainment destination. The hotel was designed as a stand-alone structure, with its own arrival experience, amenities and alluring personality. Housed in a distinctive inverted glass tower resting on a sandstone podium, the hotel features 171 stylish and spacious rooms, suites and penthouses, a 25-metre outdoor heated swimming pool, world-class cuisine and an indulgent day spa. The Darling is honoured to be the first Sydney hotel to be awarded a prestigious Forbes Five-Star rating. A Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating is the most coveted award in the global luxury travel sector. Properties awarded Five-Stars are considered outstanding and are often iconic with virtually flawless service and facilities.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Casino and Gambling
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Very central location close to great restaurants and bars as well as fish market. Courteous staff and prompt service .Great bar. Sydney is an expensive city , wish we had a better view than an indoor row of bushes ...=)
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Even before our stay the service began, making reservations for us and making sure that we were happy. And then the moment we arrived the staff were amazing, they bent over backwards to make our stay amazing, taking us to our suite, to checking in throughout our stay to ensure
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The room was beautifully presented and serviced and the location is handy to many attractions, but the most notable feature is the friendly, understated service. Matt the concierge went the 'extra' mile to ensure that I secured a good seat for 'The Book of Mormons' which was
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Response from The_Star_Management, Manager at The Darling
Responded 1 week ago
Dear JXMG_1955, Thank you for your lovely review you left after your recent stay. We are thrilled to hear of the experience you had when staying with us! It makes us extremely proud that aside from our amenities and location our service is the one that stands out the most. Matt is thrilled that you are pleased with his efforts and hoped that you had the best night watching the show. JXMG_1955, we very much look forward to welcoming you back to The Darling when you next decide to stay in Sydney. You are most welcome to contact us via darlingassistantmanager@star.com.au should you need any assistance arranging your next stay. Until then! Dx
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My husband and I stayed for the weekend and we had a wonderful time, firstly the friendly and very helpful staff were always there when you needed them and nothing was too much trouble, they all went above and beyond to help celebrate my husbands 40th birthday. The actual hotel
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Response from The_Star_Management, Manager at The Darling
Responded 1 week ago
Dear CaseyandLuke, Thank you for your kind review you left after your recent birthday celebrations with us. We are thrilled that we were able to create such a special stay for your husband's 40th birthday and spoil you! Please know that we would be thrilled to organize your next stay for you. For your convenience, please email darlingassistantmanager@star.com.au if you require any assistance doing so. Until we meet again, Dx
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My husband and I booked a night here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We arrived early and check in early was not a problem. When they found out it was our anniversary they upgraded us to a beautiful suite which was lovely. Later on a bottle of champagne and strawberries
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Response from The_Star_Management, Manager at The Darling
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Lee-Anne S, Thank you for such a lovely review you left after your recent stay with us. We are absolutely thrilled that you were able to experience a great stay and even had one of our beautiful suites and bubbles to celebrate. The pleasure is ours. We definitely look forward to that return visit. Whenever you choose to plan that next trip, please do not hesitate to reach out to us to assist you. We are just a click away via darlingassistantmanager@star.com.au Until next time! Dx
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My beautfully comfortable bed
Stop at the Pyrmont Bridge Hotel for a beer and watch the locals.
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Hello Della T, Yes they certainly do, we have easy access for taxis to drop off and pick up guests at The Darling Hotel entrance. Thank you for your enquiry Della T and if there is anything further we can assist with please feel free to call us on 02 9657 8074 Kindest Regards The Darling Hotel Management Team
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it is approximately 10km from the airport to the hotel. fastest way to get there would be via airportlink train to central station then tram to the casino.
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approx. $70 or 75 if not a hotel guest I think guests are charged $45. I can't remember what we pay all the time.
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"We had a luxurious Jewel Suite with a Pyrmont View. Very quiet and private on 12th floor."
"When booking request a higher floor to access those magical Sydney views!"
"Views over Darlng Harbour are best"
"Pool view, Spa"
"Higher rooms have much nicer views."
US$240 - US$594 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesSydney
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