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Located in Darling Harbour, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is within 2 miles (3 km) of popular attractions such as University of Sydney and Circular Quay. This 4-star hotel has 90 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Pyrmont and also close to Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.


Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with continental breakfast served for a fee.


Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour's 90 rooms are soundproofed and provide computers, free local calls, and safes. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Renovated in 2013, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. Self parking is offered for AUD 39 per day. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Concierge services

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

139 Murray Street Pyrmont NSW 2009

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 377 square feet (35 square meters) include a meeting room. This Pyrmont hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2013.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 90 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 35 
  • Year Built 1888 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 377 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers 90 accommodations with computers and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • In-room computer 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Lo Lounge - This lobby lounge serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than more than 10 rooms or for stays exceeding 20 consecutive nights. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

No rollaway/extra beds available

The credit card presented at check-in should be the same card used at time of booking. If the credit card holder is not on the reservation, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival to confirm identification


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 39 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 1888 Hotel
  • 1888 Hotel Pyrmont
  • 1888 Pyrmont
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Hotel
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
  • Ovolo 1888

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.

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