$106 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 17, 2015 Check-out: May 19, 2015

Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

4 stars
View map of 68 HARBOUR STREET, Sydney, NS 2000

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Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
22 out of 22
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.8

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
4nancy
Business
cooma
Jan 3, 2010

typical holiday inn

The location was the key: close in to what we wanted to do & ready access to public transport. Unfortunately, this was the typical Holiday Inn: poorly maintained with worn out fixtures & amenities, charge for every conceivable thing...including services neither used nor wanted...& very aggressively priced. We are returning to Sydney in 2 weeks, but not to this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Toronto, Canada
Dec 22, 2009

May be not

The reception and Concierge staff was helpful and friendly and the location was good but the restaurant experience was terrible, the food choices are poor and if you ask for any simple things like an egg omelet which is not in the buffet and you will be charged an arm and a leg. The food and drink choices were very limited and you have to make your own Juice if you need one, so have your apron ready with you as well. Internet was also very expensive, bath room wasn't that new. Overall what you pay what you get and if you add all the extra expenses you will incur you will be paying like a 5 star hotel price but not the service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
loggins
Business
Anchorage, AK
Sep 29, 2009

Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

The location was great for wanting to see sights and going shopping. The online price was good. Overall experience at the hotel was good. A lot more goods than bad's. The bad's: There was a vent that made noise throughout the night. House keeping would call during the day when we had a do not disturb sign on door, and lastly: the toilet would continue to run after flushed. 8 out of 10. I liked it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

It is very close to the harbor. which is all the attractions and shops.

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
icekrystal
Business
dunedin, fl
Jul 20, 2009

vacation

1st time outside of USA. hotel is located in chinatown. The hotel was great, very clean and friendly. Prepare to do lots and lots of walking. All the restaurants near this hotel are chinese/japanese (there is a mcdonalds right next to this hotel, again, very expensive and just because it's mcdonalds doesnt mean the menu is the same as your country!)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Not Applicable

I just did not expect how expensive things would be (restaurants, traveling throughout the city). If you love chinese food this is the place to be if not, your gonna do some walking.

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Highland Regiment
Business
Clydebank, Scotland
Jul 12, 2009

Good location, good value for money.

Pleasant, terrific housekeeping service, everything clean. Be aware of the internet charges. Ask. They are stiff. Plenty cheaper cafes near the hotel. Worth the money, no problem going back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Plenty excellent dining, especially if you like chinese

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Carrie the traveler
Business
Syracuse, NY
May 21, 2009

Very accommodating and great price

The overall stay at the hotel was very good. The staff was extrememly welcoming and very accomodating. The only thing was that the food wasn't the best; it was ok...but the scrambeled eggs were very watery for the breakfast buffet. The great location made up for it. It was a short walk to the Harbour with many restaurants and attractions. I'd definitely reccomend the hotel to someone and stay again myself.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Paddy's market is just a short walk, 2 blocks, away were you will find pretty much anything. Great Australian souveniers at great prices.

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
May 5, 2009

Stay

My experience at the hotel was excellent. I asked the employees for advice on places to go and how to get there and received much assistance. Some of their insight even helped me to take a different destination thta I'm quite certain I actually enjoyed more.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Denver, CO
May 4, 2009

great location

The hotel was in a great location. There was alot of dining and shopping a short distance away.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Bardstown, KY
Mar 9, 2009

Awesome Darling Harbor

The location was great. There were so many sites to see just around the hotel area. We were within walking distance of Darling Harbor, many restaurants, the monorail, ferries, shopping - everything was just so convenient. The staff and concierge service was above reproach. They were professional, friendly, and helpful in every way. The hotel was easy to get to by shuttle from the airport, and a shuttle was available at the hotel to take us back to the airport. If we get a chance to return to Sydney, this would be an ideal place to stay. Very convenient.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Darling Harbor was only about a 10-minute walk from the hotel and offered numerous attractions, shopping and dining opportunities.

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Review of Holiday Inn DARLING HARBOUR

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Dec 27, 2008

Great food

This hotel is on the edge of China Town. Every night was a new experience. Sidney can be very pricy. Food in this area was affordable. Shopping in Patty's market is your best value for getting Australian presents cheap. It is right across the street. There is also a McDonalds. If you hold your computer in the right direction or go use it in the vestibule you can get on ther free McD wifi and save yourself the 55cents a minute charged by the Holiday Inn It is an easy walk to Darling Harbor. The Maritime museum is a well worth visit and is also free .You need to book on the internet or the rooms will cost losts more.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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