Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at The Darling at The Star

Featuring a casino, a day spa and 20 bars and restaurants, The Darling at The Star is just 650 metres from Cockle Bay. It offers modern rooms, some with views over the city skyline, while others look towards Pyrmont and surrounding suburbs. The rooms feature a flat-screen satellite TV, an iPod docking station, minibar, tea-and-coffee maker and safety deposit box. Each air-conditioned room features luxurious bathrobes and Egyptian cotton sheets. The Darling Sydney is 8 minutes’ drive from Sydney Opera House and The Rocks historic district. Sydney International Airport is a 20-minute drive away. The Sydney International Convention Centre is just 10-minute walk away. Guests can relax in the Turkish bath, or enjoy swimming in the scented outdoor pool with its own bar. The hotel also offers 24-hour reception and valet parking. The hotel has a wide range of restaurants such as celebrity chef Luke Nguyen’s Fat Noodle. Rock Lily Bar offers live music and an extensive selection of tequilas.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Star Entertainment
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 double beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.4
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.7
High score for Sydney
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Brett
    Australia Australia
    Amazing staff- the concierge Ian went above and beyond
  • Natasha
    Australia Australia
    The staff were amazing. They really made a beautiful location an outstanding experience
  • Andrea
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful, from the porters to the cleaners to the reception staff. They kindly assisted us with any requests we had. The day spa was the best I've been too, such a lovely experience.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1

    No additional info available

Facilities of The Darling at The Star
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Nightclub/DJ
    Additional charge
  • Casino
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
    Wellness
    • Fitness
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa facilities
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Vietnamese
    • Chinese

    House rules

    The Darling at The Star takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

    Check-out

    Until 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 1 year
    Cot upon request
    Free
    2 years
    Cot upon request
    Free
    Extra bed upon request
    AUD 80 per child, per night
    3+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    AUD 80 per person, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash The Darling at The Star accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that there is a 0.8% charge when you pay with a credit card.

    Please note that the property requires a $100 per night credit card pre-authorisation at time of check-in to cover any incidental charges or damage to the property.

    From Sunday 11th September 2022 until late March, there will be periods of elevated noise during the hours of 9:00 -17:00 daily as we work through the refurbishment of some of The Darling guestrooms. During this time, we will do our best to minimise any inconveniences this may cause.

    The accommodation prices shown online are for bookings of up to 9 rooms only, regardless of room type. Room rates and booking terms may be different for group bookings depending on the number of rooms booked and will be cancelled should it exceed the maximum number bookable online. To make a booking of 10 rooms or more please email us directly: Sales@star.com.au

    The Star Sydney Annual Essential Services Testing Day:

    Please note that Tuesday, 11th July 2023 is The Star Sydney annual essential services testing day for essential maintenance, and to improve your experience with us.

    This will affect the entire Star complex from 8.00am until approximately 3.00pm. All guests staying in-house must vacate their room by 8.00am on the 11th July 2023. Check-in and access to The Star will resume after 3.00pm.

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

    Please inform The Darling at The Star in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    FAQs about The Darling at The Star

    • The Darling at The Star is 0.8 miles from the centre of Sydney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The Darling at The Star offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Fitness centre
      • Massage
      • Casino
      • Spa/wellness packages
      • Spa facilities
      • Nightclub/DJ
      • Swimming Pool
      • Fitness

    • Room options at The Darling at The Star include:

      • Suite
      • Double
      • Twin

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Check-in at The Darling at The Star is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The prices at The Darling at The Star may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The Darling at The Star has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1