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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour, Sydney

Style: City Chic

Originally constructed as a wool store and factory in 1888, the building is now a heritage listed 90 room boutique hotel as well as bar & event space. Ovolo 1888 blends old world charm and contemporary design with Ovolo's service culture to offer a unique experience in modern hospitality.

What we love:

  • As the World's first Instagram hotel, Ovolo 1888 is oh so photogenic
  • Everything is included in your stay – WiFi, Mini Bar, Happy Hour, Continental Breakfast – Yep all free
  • Bespoke furniture and locally commissioned artworks in the room cleverly infused into the interior design

In the Know:

  • All-day coffee and snacks tick over to happy hour in the Lo Lounge
  • Instagram to your heart's content with unlimited super-fast WiFi
  • Offsite carparking available, discounts apply when validated by the hotel

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Location: 139 Murray Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009 AUSTRALIA

Arrival Time: 1400 | Departure Time: 1100

Built in 1888, this heritage-listed 90-room boutique hotel has been lovingly restored to be enjoyed by frequent Sydney travellers. Guests can expect contemporary rooms with high ceilings, exposed brick walls, recycled timber work stations and colourfully commissioned pieces by celebrated local artist, Jasper Knight.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is situated in the inner-city suburb, Pyrmont, close to Darling Harbour entertainment precinct, Star Casino, and local markets. But really, who needs to go anywhere when your room rate already includes everything? Wi-Fi, Mini Bar, Happy Hour, Continental Breakfast, 24 Hour Gym, Self- service Laundry? – Yep, all free.

At Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour, you have the benefit of inner-city accommodation without the bother of any noise or disruptions. 1888 Hotel suites have huge soundproof period windows so you can have a magnificent view and no traffic noises.

Relax in the lobby lounge, a signature at all Ovolo Hotels, the Lo Lounge is a sleek multipurpose social area designed for hotel guests to work, network or simply kick back and relax. Available 24 hours a day – guests can grab a coffee in the morning, take in all-day snacks and refreshments and then from 5-7pm enjoy complimentary happy hour with free-flowing wine, beers, spirits and canapés. It's a great chance for guests to socialise with like-minded global travellers in a relaxed environment.

Ovolo 1888 also offers private spaces for intimate functions, meetings, cocktails parties and private dining. The B.I.G. located on ground level of the hotel is a unique conference room for those who believe "Business Is Good". Featuring large windows with an abundance of natural light the room has dedicated AV equipment and day delegate packages are available on request.

Looking to "shake" things up? Inspired by Agent 007's preference for "shaken, not stirred" martinis, Room 007 features its own private entrance from the street, bar and cellar fridge, lounge area and separate bedroom covertly located upstairs. It comfortably accommodates eight people in a formal setting and is perfect for pop-up stores and product launches.

Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour perfectly blends heritage with contemporary interiors and is highly Instagramable and perfect for the style conscious traveller.

Facilities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Bar/Lounge - free daily happy hour
  • Breakfast inclusions
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Free Nationwide Phone Calls
  • IPad in-room compendium
  • Mini bar - free
  • Room Service - limited service
  • Tour desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Bath
  • Cafe
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry service
  • Hairdryer
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Apple TV
  • Bathrobes
  • Concierge
  • Desk
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • WiFi -Free

Directions

Located in Sydney's inner-city suburb of Pyrmont, Ovolo 1888 neighbours the Sydney Fish Market, the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, The Star, heaps of trendy bars, dining options and the very best boutique shopping. Minutes walk from Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, Sydney's CBD and Ultimo.

Parking spaces are available for AUD $39 / 24 hours and must be pre-booked. Enter the car park as normal and collect a regular parking ticket at the boom gate. Once you have entered the hotel, ask one of the reception staff to provide you with a separate Pay&Keep Ticket which will be charged directly to your account.
Please note: The hotel cannot validate any tickets purchased directly from the car park.

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled or modified up to 24 hours before the date of arrival no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in the case of no-show 100% of the first night will be charged.

Shoebox

Perfect for the solo traveller. Featuring a custom-made super comfy Queen bed, recycled timber work stations and a mix of Interior design views/external city outlook. Bathrooms feature walk-in rain-shower.

Free inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

Queen

Crash in style and comfort with the extra space to kick off your shoes! Queen room features custom-made super comfy Queen Bed, recycled timber work stations with a mix of Interior design views/external city outlook. Bathrooms feature walk-in rain shower.

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

King

Style and comfort with even more space to kick off your shoes! King room features custom-made super comfy King Bed, recycled timber work stations with a mix of Interior design views/external city outlook. Bathrooms feature walk-in rain shower.

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

King Deluxe

King deluxe room features custom-made super comfy King Bed, recycled timber work stations with a mix of External City Outlook or Pot Plant Garden Views. Bathrooms feature walk-in rain shower or rooms with baths may be available upon request

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

Loft

Contemporary split level design, these Loft style rooms boast a separate living area downstairs and king bed upstairs. Bathrooms feature walk-in rain shower.

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

Junior Suite

These Junior Suites are large open plan rooms which include a living space, perfect for a romantic getaway or longer stay. Boasting king beds, living area, external city outlook and bathroom with separate Bath and Walk-in Rain Shower.

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

Shaken

Baby get shaky, this versatile split level space gives you the freedom to create your own unique Ovolo experience � any way you want! With private entrance from the street and a downstairs living area suitable for entertaining 8 guests and a vintage cocktail bar and cellar fridge. Luxurious bathroom with double vanity, couples tub and overhead rain shower. Upstairs bedroom with super comfy King Bed and external city outlook.

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

Stirred

Stir your soul with panoramic city views, sun-drenched rooftop patio and all the luxurious inclusions of the modern high life. Enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows with external city outlook, open plan room with King Bed, lounge area and kitchenette and cellar fridge. The luxurious bathroom boasts a naturally lit walk-in rain shower. This room features a Rooftop Patio with Pyrmont & Darling Harbour views.

FREE inclusions - High Speed Wi-Fi, Continental Breakfast, Mini Bar, In-Room Snacks, Daily Happy Hour, Local Calls, 24 Hour Access to Snap Fitness Pyrmont and Self Laundry.

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Guest Comments




We had a fabulous time at 1888 Hotel - what a lovely job they've made of "re-making" a woolstore!
1888 is so much more interesting than a big, international hotel.
GAIL S. AUGUST 2014


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