Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Top choice hotel in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont
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In a heritage-listed wool store, this stylish gem combines industrial minimalism with the warmth of ironbark-wood beams, luxury appointments and engaged staff. Rooms range from the aptly named Shoebox to airy lofts and attic suites with harbour views. Booking direct earns you a free minibar, breakfast buffet and a daily happy hour in the jazzy downstairs wine bar, Mister Percy.

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Quick description

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Sydney’s iconic Darling Harbour, Ovolo 1888 is a restored heritage building offering modern accommodation with free WiFi and access to a 24-hour fitness centre. Sydney International Convention Centre and the Powerhouse Museum are both within 10 minutes’ walk of Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour. The property is a 20-minute bus ride to The Rocks and Circular Quay, where you can enjoy wonderful views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Whether you are staying in a contemporary suite or a stylish room, you will find 3-metre high ceilings, exposed brick walls and restored vintage furniture. Both include a flat-screen TV, DVD player and a minibar with free snacks. Mister Percy specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves a range of fresh dishes designed to be shared. The hotel also offers, a flexible check-out, 24-hour reception and a tour desk for your convenience. For your convenience there is also a self-service laundry available.

Important information

Please inform Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check in. This credit card must be the one used during the booking process. Please note that there is a 1.6% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card. Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express or Diners Club credit card. Please note that this property requires a credit card pre-authorisation for the full amount of your stay upon check in. Guests must show a valid photo ID and credit card on arrival.

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • First aid kit available
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Cashless payment available
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Internet services
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Parking
  • Wifi
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Airport shuttle


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lift


  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Free WiFi available