Lobby Lounge
Lobby Lounge

Favorite amenities

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

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 90-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge, along with free in-room WiFi. It's in central Pyrmont and also close to Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

Dining

Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a continental breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour's 90 rooms are soundproofed and provide free minibar items, iPads, and electric kettles. 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. Other amenities include free local calls, free bottled water, and safes.

Property features

Renovated in 2013, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and a computer station. Self parking is offered for AUD 39 per day. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers and laundry facilities.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. 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 measure 333 square feet (31 square meters). This business-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. 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/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 31 
  • Year Built 1888 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 333 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour offers 90 accommodations with iPads and free minibar items. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Slippers 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • iPad 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour has a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a continental breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • 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.

  • 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

No cribs (infant 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

Fees

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.

Special Offer

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive a loot bag and free access to self-serve laundry facilities.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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