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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour
Ranked #91 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Stayed there two night. Small hiccup on check in, they tried to bill me again when my room was already paid for (booking was done via agent). A call back home and it was settled. Location was fantastic. Walking distant to Chinatown and Darling harbour. Walkable to Opera house too.
Room was big and spacious and the only thing i didn't really like is they charge $10 for 24hrs of Wifi. Breakfast was good with ample options.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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Peter-NRDH, General Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2014

Dear reccakusanagi,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour. Firstly, please accept my apologies for the issue you encountered upon checking in at the hotel. Whilst I am glad that this was promptly resolved, please be ensured that I have addressed it thoroughly with my management team to ensure that this does not occur again in the future. I am delighted however, that you enjoyed the location of the hotel, as well as the room.

Thank you again for your feedback, it is much appreciated and I do hope that we are able to welcome you back to Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour again soon.


Kind Regards,
Peter Emery
General Manager

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

We spent two nights here while we came up to queue for the Game of Thrones Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. It was perfect for us. We didn't intend to spend too much time inside or to even eat breakfast. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The bathroom was spacious and the bath products lovely! Is it weird that I really like the shape of the toilet (it was round!)? And it was so close to the beautiful chinese Gardens, China Town and Darling Harbour.

Room Tip: You will want to look out over the Chinese Gardens.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peter-NRDH, General Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Dear Kellie,

Thank you for your review, and I am so glad to read that you enjoyed a pleasant stay here at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, particularly the hotel's location and rooms. We really hope that we are able to welcome you back again soon.


Yours Sincerely,
Peter Emery
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Bob and Lorainne S (from Adelaide)

What a pleasurable experience for myself and my wife. Location was excellent ,close to city and Darling harbour.Everything within close proximity.
Staff were excellent as was room provided. On 8th floor overlooking Chinese Garden,beautiful view.
Facillities were first class,bed and pillows comfortable and room service excellent.We felt that the staff put the customer first and this is a hotel on the up.
Given a major city location we were exceptionally pleased with how quiet our room was and finally, a room facing west away from the rising sun ,combined with excellent heavy duty curtains enabled an uninterrupted sleep in.Simply brilliant.

Room Tip: Top floor/facing chinese gardens
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peter-NRDH, General Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2014

Dear Bob and Lorraine S,

Thank you so much for your feedback, with so many lovely compliments! I am so delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. I very much hope that we are able to welcome you back to stay here again soon.


Yours Sincerely,
Peter Emery
General Manager
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Location, Location, Location, was just perfect for a one nights stay. On Darling Harbor with lots of dinning option in China Town as well. Staffs were friendly and helpful. Overall a good choice for accommodation to explore Sydney.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Peter-NRDH, General Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2014

Dear Krishil,

Thanks so much for your nice review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your brief stay with us, and particularly the hotel's location, and staff friendliness.

We hope to see you back to stay again at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour during your next visit to Sydney.


Kind Regards,
Peter Emery
General Manager
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Had a great night the hotel was a little dated but was clean neat and the staff were extremely helpful. My wife had a good nights sleep and thought it was the most comfortable hotel bed she has slept in. Breakfast was of a good standard and we were not rushed to leave when finished we were able to sit with our friends and finish our coffee without feeling uncomfortable.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

This hotel was our base for 3 days in Sydney. The location, close to Darling Harbour is excellent. there is plenty to see and do within walking distance. The hotel provides good accommodation and the staff are welcoming. Public areas are functional. The pub which is linked to the hotel is well worth a visit. Good quality pub meals and a great range of beers! We didn't eat dinner at the hotel, but if the breakfast buffet is anything to go by, the standard of food is good. Our room faced out over the Chinese Garden (Also worth a visit, if you need a bit of tranquillity). We were worried about traffic noise, as the road outside is very busy, but the sound proofing is good, so we slept well. Bath room facilities were fine when this is used as a base from which to tour.

Room Tip: Try to get a room which overlooks the Chinese Gardens!
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Great location! Wonderful view of Chinese Gardens. Staff friendly and helpful. Very relaxing place! Clean and modern facilities and when I identified a problem it was fixed when I returned. Restaurant was good and happy to serve food after 8.30 pm.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled on business
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Address: 17 Little Pier St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#79 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
Price Range: £97 - £258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 230
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is ideally located in vibrant Darling Harbour within easy walking distance of the city centre of Sydney. Perfect for business trips, holidays and city breaks, the hotel is adjacent to the ICC Sydney. Guests can enjoy a drink or delicious meal in our renowned heritage listed Pumphouse Bar and Restaurant. Other features include meeting facilities, a heated indoor lap pool and a gym. Close to all the excitement and attractions Sydney has to offer. ... more   less 
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