The Darling at The Star

City Centre - Darling Harbor
5-Star Hotel
2065 Reviews
Top Reasons to Book
  • Guests Love It
    Guests give this property a very good rating of 9.3/10
  • Top Rated Location
    Guests rate the location 9.8/10
  • Very Clean
    Guests rate the cleanliness 9.7/10
Guest Rating
Top Amenities
  • Casino
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Fitness center


  • Casino
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Elevator
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Trouser press
  • Heating
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • outdoor pool
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge services
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Massage services
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Convenience Store
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Wine/champagne
  • Smoke alarms
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Electronic room key
  • ATM or cash withdraw on site
  • CCTV security in common areas
  • Facilities for disabled guests available
  • Fitness center
  • Ironing amenities
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage & lockers
  • Spa services
  • Accessible toilet
  • Room service available


Hotel Features

Featuring a casino, a day spa and 20 bars and restaurants, The Darling at The Star is just 2133 feet 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, mini-bar, 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 Center 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.

Guest Policies

After 15:00
Before 11:00
Room Rates
All rates displayed are for double occupancy unless otherwise noted.

Important Information

Please inform The Darling at The Star 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. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist. 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-authorization 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 minimize any inconveniences this may cause. The accommodations 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 canceled should it exceed the maximum number bookable online. To make a booking of 10 rooms or more please email us directly: 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.


  • Staff
  • Cleanliness
  • Location
  • 10
    family with young children
    Beautiful, will be back again
    • What did you like most?
    • Was there anything you didn't like?
      Nothing, it was perfect
  • 8
    Very Good
    review category business travellers
    Very good
    • Was there anything you didn't like?
      Pillows and casino service


The Darling at The Star
80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, AU
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