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Just 5 minutes’ walk from Sydney’s iconic Darling Harbor, Ovolo 1888 is a restored heritage building offering modern accommodations with free WiFi and access to a 24-hour fitness center.

Sydney International Convention Center and the Powerhouse Museum are both within 10 minutes’ walk of Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbor. The property is a 20-minute bus ride to The Rocks and Circular Quay, where you can enjoy wonderful views of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

Whether you are staying in a contemporary suite or a stylish room, you will find 9 feet high ceilings, exposed brick walls and restored vintage furniture. Both include a flat-screen TV, DVD player and a mini-bar with free snacks.

Mister Percy specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves a range of fresh dishes designed to be shared.

The hotel also offers, a flexible check-out, 24-hour reception and a tour desk for your convenience. For your convenience there is also a self-service laundry available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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  • Hi - your property's listed as Pets Allowed. I'd like to bring a small cat - are there any additional charges? Thanks in advance.

    Hi there! We definitely are pet friendly, however it applies only to dogs, so unfortunately we are not able to accommodate cats. Many thanks for your question!


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    Answered on March 8, 2020
  • Hi how much is the parking for one week? How much do you charge for 2 Maltese terriers? Which room is the pet friendly one? Regards

    Hi There, Parking for one week would be $294.00 for a multi access pass or $141.00 for a single access pass via the team at Wilsons Parking.


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    Answered on July 5, 2020
  • Is this hotel a quarantine hotel

    Hi There No we are not a Quarantine Hotel Thank you


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    Answered on March 10, 2021
  • Hi, can I please know which room is pet friendly? Is there any restrictions with size? Can we book such room through booking.com? Thanks.

    Hey You We request that Dog Friendly (VIPooch) Rooms are King, King Deluxe or Loft Rooms to help accommodate size. There is an Additional $80/night charge for the VIPooch Rooms. No Restrictions on VIPooch Size Thank you XOXO Team 1888


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    Answered on March 23, 2021
  • Hi , how much is parking for one night

    Hey You! Parking with us is located at the Wilson Harbourside Carpark located at 100 Murray St, Pyrmont. As of the 9th February 2021 this is $42.00aud per 24 hour period.


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    Answered on February 9, 2021
  • parking on site? and how much please?

    We don’t have a car park onsite, but we do have a partnership with the Wilson Harbourside Car Park located directly opposite the hotel entrance. We offer our guests a discounted rate of $42 per 24 hours. This allows for multi entry during your stay.


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    Answered on December 1, 2020
  • I wanted to know what room you would recommend for 2 people travelling . And what rooms you can do twin beds ?

    Hey there! I would recommend to book our KING room and above. For twin bed you can also book our KING bed and let us know so we can check whether it's available. Keny


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    Answered on October 28, 2021
  • hi - We are a family of four (one in a wheelchair). Are there interconnecting rooms available? And is the hotel wheelchair accessible?

    Hey there! Thank you for the question. We don't have interconnecting room, but we can allocate your room close to each other. We have King accessible and another Queen or King next to each other. Keny


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    Answered on July 17, 2021
  • Does it come with airport shuttle

    Hi There We don't have a complimentary airport shuttle, however if you reach out to our shiny happy team at 1888@ovolohotels.com we would be happy to assist with further enquiries Thank you XOXO Team 1888


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    Answered on May 14, 2021
  • Hi there. Do you have an area where pooch can go toilet? Perhaps eg: a grassed area? Ta, Chris

    Hey You Whilst we don't have anything onsite, we do have plenty of nearby parks and places to go for a walk Thank you Team 1888


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    Asked about: Grand Suite - Shaken • Answered on April 21, 2021
  • Hi there can I request a room with a view when booking or is it just allocated as abd when?

    Hey there! Our view is either building or street. If you pop a note in the reservation, we will allocate your room accordingly. Other than view, you will definitely enjoy the hotel service! See you soon. -Keny


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    Answered on June 16, 2021
  • Hi, do any of your rooms have a spa bath or standard bath?

    Hi There Our Shaken Suite + All of our Juinor Suites all have nice oversized Bath Tubs Thank you XOXO Reception Team 1888


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    Answered on March 31, 2021
  • Is the Junior Suite dog friendly? Im after a room with a bathtub. Thank you.

    Of course, we love dogs! Check out our VIPOOCH Package; you just need to add it on the room rate. It covers the cleaning costs associated with being a pet friendly hotel, plus it makes sure that the dog gets some nice treats...Its their stay too.


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    Answered on September 27, 2021
  • Is there a water view do you have balconies

    Hey there. Unfortunately no water views from our property! We are however a short walk to Darling Harbour. The only room with a balcony is our beautiful STIRRED penthouse room :)


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    Asked about: Loft Suite • Answered on November 2, 2019
  • Are there particular rooms pets are allowed or all rooms. We are looking at the Grand Suite - Shaken and have a small cavoodle

    Hi There, Yes, it is an additional $80 per day for the VIP Pooch package, this includes bed, snacks and cleaning.


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    Asked about: Grand Suite - Shaken • Answered on July 5, 2020
  • Hi there, how much is the pet fee?

    Hi There, Our VIPOOCH package is $80 per night per pooch. We hope to see you soon :)


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    Answered on June 29, 2020
  • Which rooms are dog friendly? What is the fee? (nightly or total?) Thank you kindly.

    Hey there! Thank you for the question. Our King room and above are dog friendly. Typically 1 dog per room. It's $80.00 per pooch per night. Once booking is finalised, leave us a message and we can add the package manually for you. See you soon! -Keny


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    Answered on September 26, 2021
  • Hi, we are travelling with two kids, what are the options? Do you have adjoining rooms? Thanks Hugh

    Hi There Unfortunately we do not have adjoining rooms, we can allocate rooms next to each other Cheers Luke


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    Answered on April 27, 2021
  • do you have rooms with twin share?

    Hey You! Yes we do have twin share rooms, please book a King Room and make a note on the comments section about a Twin Share and we will allocate you accordingly :) Thank you XOXO Team 1888


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    Answered on March 19, 2021
  • Hi I have a 3 year old and a 10month baby . How the price work out?

    Hey There Please feel free to reach out to our shiny happy reservations team at reservations.1888@ovolohotels.com XOXO Reception 1888


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    Asked about: Deluxe King Room • Answered on June 8, 2021
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What's nearby
  • Harbourside Shopping Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Cockle Bay
    0.2 miles
  • Pyrmont Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • Sydney TAFE Ultimo College
    0.2 miles
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Sydney Fish Markets
    0.3 miles
  • Sydney Lyric Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Tumbalong Park
    0.3 miles
  • Madame Tussaud's Sydney
    0.3 miles
  • The Star Sydney
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Circular Quay
    1.1 miles
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
    1.2 miles
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens
    1.3 miles
  • Sydney Opera House
    1.5 miles
  • Harbour Bridge
    1.7 miles
  • Strathfield Private Hospital
    5.7 miles
  • Bicentennial Park
    7 miles
  • Sydney Showground
    7.6 miles
  • ANZ Stadium
    7.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Athol Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Lady Martins Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Sirius Cove
    3.3 miles
  • Rose Bay Beach
    4 miles
  • Milk Beach
    4.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    4.5 miles
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    53 miles
How to get to Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour from Kingsford Smith Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Mister Percy

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Great facilities! Review score, 9.3
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bottle of water
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
AUD 80 per child, per night
3 - 16 years
Extra bed by request
AUD 80 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check in. This credit card must be the one used during the booking process.

Please note that there is a 1.6% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.
Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express or Diners Club credit card.

Please note that this property requires a credit card pre-authorization for the full amount of your stay upon check in. Guests must show a valid photo ID and credit card on arrival.

Please inform Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour by:

    • Taxi 40min

  • Guests staying at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour has 1 restaurant:

    • Mister Percy

  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is 0.7 miles from the center of Sydney.

    • The prices at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour include:

      • Suite
      • Double

    • Check-in at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.