Novotel Sydney Rockford Darling Harbour ★★★★

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Check-in: Feb 7, 2016 Check-out: Feb 8, 2016
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The Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel is ideal for business trips, holidays and city breaks, as it is conveniently located close to Sydney's Central Business District, as well as many of the city's famous tourist attractions. The hotel offers spacious, airy guestrooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a pool and a selection of well-equipped meeting and event rooms, seating up to 50 people. The onsite restaurant and bar, the Pumphouse, is renowned for its mouthwatering dishes and friendly, stylish décor.



The Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel offers contemporary, stylish rooms that are spacious and comfortable. Satellite/cable televisions provide entertaining distractions for working travelers, and all rooms offer high-speed Internet access (available at a fee). Each room has air conditioning and a mini bar available. Room service from the renowned Pumphouse bar and restaurant is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotel offers well being, with a state-of-the-art fitness center and indoor heated swimming pool. The Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel offers a fabulous family service; late checkout until 5pm on Sundays, a welcome gift and carefully planned and balanced children's menus are available. A child's play area and babysitting on request ensures that parents are accommodated.



  • Excellent location in the hub of Sydney's Darling Harbor, beside tourist attractions and close to business centers

  • Spacious guest rooms

  • World-class facilities including restaurants, fitness center and heated swimming pool

  • 24-hour security and front desk

  • Close to public transport, including monorail

  • Car hire available

Nearby attractions


  • Darling Harbour (0.12 mi/0.20km)

  • Capitol Theatre (0.24 mi/0.40 km)

  • Sydney Opera House (0.62mi/1km)

  • Botanic Gardens (0.68mi/1.10km)

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge (0.93mi/1.50km)

  • The Rocks (0.93mi/1.50km)

  • Bridgeclimb (0.99mi/1.60km)

  • Fox Studios (1.86mi/3km)

  • IMAX Theatre (3.11mi/5 km)


The Pumphouse restaurant and bar is a 110 year old heritage listed building. The open and inviting verandah brings the outside in. Offers a fresh and diverse menu.
Located in the lobby, Brew Café offers fantastic barista coffee, delicious muffins and slices and fresh sandwiches.
Positioned next to the lobby lounge on the ground floor, Ceezens is open for breakfast 7 days a week serving delicious hot and cold buffet breakfast selections.
The Pumphouse Restaurant and Bar is a 110 year old heritage listed building adjoining the botel. The open and inviting veranda brings the outside in. Relax and enjoy a refreshing drink in our bar.

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  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • Air conditioned
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge
  • Elevators


  • Heated pool
  • Fitness center or spa


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service


  • 24 hour front desk
  • Express checkout
  • Childcare Service
  • Concierge desk
  • Security
  • Wake-up service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Car rental desk
  • Porters
  • FAX
  • Doctor on call
  • Overhead projector
  • Audio visual equipment


  • Parking
  • Indoor parking
  • Outdoor parking


  • Accessible facilities


  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Shower
  • Iron
  • Bath tub


4.1 /5 Overall score

87% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.2/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.1/5
  • Comfort: 3.7/5
  • Location: 4.6/5
  • Value: 3.9/5

Good hotel, good price

Would recommend Tue, Feb 1, 2011
Stayed a couple of nights. Good location close to Darling Harbour, World Square, and Paddy's Market. Free internet in lobby. Nice staff.


Darling Harbour close by.

| Turlock, CA Couples

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Great room. Great location.

Would recommend Wed, Jan 5, 2011
This location is perfect for Darling Harbor activities. It is close to the Monorail. The hot breakfast included with our room rate was excellant. The king sized bed was very comfortable.


A monorail stop is a short walk from the hotel. Harborside shopping and dining very near and beautiful.

| Kansas City Family

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Sydney Entertainment Centre 0.1 mi
Chinese Garden of Friendship 0.1 mi
Powerhouse Museum 0.2 mi
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 0.2 mi
IMAX Theater 0.3 mi
Capitol Theatre 0.3 mi
Town Hall 0.3 mi
Belmore Park 0.4 mi
University of Technology 0.4 mi
Queen Victoria Building 0.5 mi
Pyrmont Bridge 0.5 mi
ANZAC War Memorial 0.5 mi
Great Synagogue 0.5 mi
Pitt Street Mall 0.6 mi
Sydney Aquarium 0.6 mi
Sydney Tower 0.6 mi
Australian National Maritime Museum 0.6 mi
Australian Museum 0.6 mi
General Post Office 0.7 mi
Sydney Fish Market 0.8 mi
St Mary's Cathedral 0.8 mi
Sydney Wildlife World 0.8 mi
Star City Casino 0.8 mi
Hyde Park Barracks 0.8 mi
Sydney Mint 0.8 mi
Sydney Hospital 0.9 mi
Parliament House 0.9 mi
State Library of New South Wales 1 mi
El Alamein Fountain 1 mi
Art Gallery of New South Wales 1 mi
Museum of Sydney 1.1 mi
University of Sydney 1.1 mi
Customs House 1.2 mi
Sydney Observatory 1.2 mi
Royal Botanic Gardens 1.3 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art 1.3 mi
Wentworth Park 1.4 mi
Government House 1.4 mi
Elizabeth Bay House 1.5 mi
Sydney Opera House 1.5 mi
Sydney Football Stadium 1.5 mi
Harbour Bridge 1.5 mi
Sydney Cricket Ground 1.6 mi
Fox Studios Australia 1.8 mi
Luna Park Sydney 2.1 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 7, 2016 Check-out: Feb 8, 2016