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Ovolo Woolloomooloo places you within a mile (2 km) of popular attractions like Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay. This 100-room, 5-star hotel has a marina along with an indoor pool and a 24-hour health club. On the waterfront, it's also near Sydney Harbour Bridge and University of Sydney.

Dining

In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. For your convenience, a continental breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Rooms

All 100 soundproofed accommodations feature separate bedrooms. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Free minibar items, iPads, and MP3 docks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Ovolo Woolloomooloo, guests enjoy a marina, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour health club. Valet parking is AUD 50.00 per day if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) for AUD 16 per person. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms.

Highlights

  • Close to Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Marina

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located a short stroll from iconic attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay, as well as popular restaurants and bars. Ovolo Woolloomooloo bridges between history and modern luxury. As you enter the hotel, contemporary design elements and furnishings complement original fixtures of the property, with seamless integration of the Ovolo touch; all the little things that make effortless living a reality for the modern traveler.

Ovolo Woolloomooloo features an indoor heated pool with adjoining relaxation deck and outdoor patio. A gym and a spa tub are also available. Free WiFi is available in public areas. The reception area is adjacent to a living room area, which features specially designed carpets, suspended lights and large reading lamps, and a harmonious blend of sofas, ottomans, and armchairs set against exposed corrugated iron and timbers from the original warehouse. Large timber barn-style doors open out to the pier during fair-weather days.

The business center includes 5 versatile private spaces for a variety of functions, meetings, cocktail parties, and private dining. Secure covered parking and valet service are available for a surcharge. This Ovolo Woolloomooloo also offers an airport shuttle with 24-hour advance notice, and child care can be arranged for a fee. Daily continental breakfast is available for a surcharge.

  • Marina on site 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1915 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Electric kettle 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • iPad 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bedroom 

Where to Eat

Lo Lounge - The Lo Lounge is a sleek multipurpose social area designed for hotel guests to work, network, or simply kick back and relax. Open 24-hours a day; guests can grab coffee in the morning, take in all-day nibbles and refreshments, and wind down with happy hour wine, beers, spirits, and canapes.

Continental breakfast is available daily for a surcharge.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Nearby are many recreational choices including the scenic foreshore walking/jogging track in the Royal Botanic Gardens (0.5 km away) which runs all the way from Mrs. Macquarie's Chair to the Sydney Opera House. Opposite BLUE is the Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool (via 1 km walk), offering sweeping views of the harbour.

The recreational activities listed below are available nearby; fees may apply. See the front desk for more information.

An 18-metre indoor heated pool is located on the lower ground level, with adjoining male/female change rooms, in addition to a deck with reclining chairs, and an outdoor patio.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

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

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking 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

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 hotel / stay dates).

Only service animals are allowed

This hotel will place an authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16 per person
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 50.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 80.00 per night
  • 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.

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We should mention

One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Ovolo Woolloomooloo is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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