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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed Christmas night as it was close to Darling Harbour where we had Christmas Lunch. It was very comfortable for our purpose, our room had a nice view over the Chinese Gardens. It was a short walk to all the activities in Darling Harbour. Breakfast the next morning had so many choices, even the teas. They had a range...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed at this hotel many times in the past when I’m at meetings in the Darling Harbour region. This stay was with my small grandchildren, which I booked two rooms. Upon check in I stood at the Accor priority check in where after 10 mins no one served me so I stood in line with the other customers....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room, linen, bathroom and amenities make the room clean and comfortable. My only gripe is the lighting in the room. The table lamp and standing lamp is covered by rattan-like shades and there's hardly any light in the room. Would have preferred the option of having a light on the room ceiling as well. The bathroom, on the other hand,...

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi SYA1202 Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, i'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. Our central location has always been a highlight for our guests as we are conveniently located near main attractions, shops and public transport. We really appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at the Novotel Rockford in mid January. Very welcoming staff upon arrival and during our stay. The facilities were great, the location also advantageous for trips into Darling Harbour & Cockle Bay Wharf. Having the ol PumpHouse Brewery adjoining the hotel is also a good thing. The room was nice and view better. The only things that I would...

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi Lincoln H Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write us a review. I'm please to hear you enjoyed your overall stay with us. Our central location has always been a highlight being conveniently steps away from main attractions, shops and public transport. We really appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful location, every day after returning from a fantastic day out in glorious Sydney, I was locked out of my room😬I had booked for 5 nights, a journey to reception that was understaffed had queues of travellers eager to check in therefore followed! Each time, I was give a new key and apologised to and told it had been near...

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melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location just across the road from China town, and both paddy's market and darling harbour on your door step! A short stroll to CBD. Friendly staff, Rooms clean and tidy and most importantly quiet! Excellent value for money considering the location. I would definitely stay again.

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi kiwinurse Thank you for your wonderful review, i am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our central location has always been a highlight being conveniently close to main attractions, shops and public transport. We really appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, David Sude Hotel Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a mid week stay here and found the location quite handy right on the edge of Darling Harbour & China town. Checking in was very quick and staff were friendly. The room was very clean and comfortable, Bedding was also good & a large bathroom with tub was very unexpected. Although on busy intersection, the windows are very...

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi Enrico B Thank you for your wonderful review, i'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our central location has always been convenient for our guests being close by to shops, main attractions and public transport. We really appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, David Sude Hotel Manager

Orange NSW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, excellent location, be sure to check parking arrangements before driving there. Details about parking charges are not what the website or checkin led me to believe, a much larger bill than was expected, apart from that a most enjoyable stay.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Novotel Rockford is not right on Darling Harbour, but it is adjacent to the Exhibition Center and really very conveniently placed for most activities around Darling Harbour + the Chinese trading / market precinct, and the City center, and city transport is nearby. We stayed 5 nights. Because the hotel is smaller than many of the others in the area,...

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David S, Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Hi pohcrofter Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff were able to provide a superior level of service for a memorable experience over New Years Eve. Our central location has always been a highlight for our guests being conveniently steps away from the main...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I recently stayed here, at first I was a bit hesitant because a had read a few average reviews, but our stay was fine. Yes some of the rooms look over a busy intersection, which you couldn't hear. On the other side of the road was the Chinese Gardens. Parking is in the Darling Harbour Quarter (a small...

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Hi Michelle K Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our central location has always been a highlight with our guests being conveniently close to main attractions, shops and public transport. We appreciate your feedback and we look forwarding to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, David Sude...

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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is ideally located in vibrant Darling Harbour within easy walking distance of the city centre of Sydney. Perfect for business trips, holidays and city breaks, the hotel is adjacent to the QANTAS Credit Union Arena. Guests can enjoy a drink or delicious meal in our renowned heritage listed Pumphouse Bar and Restaurant. Other features include meeting facilities, a heated indoor lap pool and a gym. Close to all the excitement and attractions Sydney has to offer. ... more   less 

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Address: 17 Little Pier St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: RM603 - RM1,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 230
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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Hotel Sydney
Novotel Sydney
Sydney Novotel
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#72 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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