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The Darling, Australia

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Description & Facilities


5 Stars

Hotel Type:



Car park (fee)
24-hour reception
Check-in hour 18:00 - 00:00
Check-out hour 11:00 - 11:00
Wi-fi (fee)
Car hire (fee)
Secure parking
Valet parking (fee)
Room service
Laundry service (fee)
Babysitting service (fee)
Multilingual staff
24-hour security (fee)
Bellboy service
Air conditioning in public areas
Hotel safe
Currency exchange facilities
Lift access
Luggage room
Clothes dryer
Restaurant 9
Non-smoking area
Smoking area (fee)
Poolside snack bar (fee)
Conference room
Meeting room
Business centre
Sun loungers
Theatre / auditorium
Steam bath (fee)
Hot tub (fee)
Turkish bath (hamam) (fee)
Massage (fee)
Spa treatments (fee)
Hairdressing salon (fee)
Beauty salon (fee)
Spa centre (fee)

The Darling is part of the Star entertainment complex adjacent to Darling Harbor.

  171 rooms with views from the Sydney Harbor Bridge to the Blue Mountains.

 The rooms are a combination of boutique and luxury. Marble bathrooms and Rain showers all add to the experience.

 5 Different dining options including the famous Harvest Buffet.

 The Darling Spa is something special and must be investigated!

 A great place to use for a base to explore the city.




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The Darling
Local Attractions
  • The Sydney Opera House - 2 miles away
  • Sydney Harbour - 2 miles away
Flight Time
20 hours (approximately)

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"Hot hot hot, reached 43."
"Very hot with a few rain storms"
"Nice and hot"
"Hot !"
"Disappointing but didn't spoil the trip."
"My visit to Australia was during their summer so it was HOT. Even though Canberra is inland and some 2000ft above sea level temperatures did exceed 40'C on a number of occasions but generally stayed in the mid-30's It did rain hard on a couple of days but the temperature remained in the high-20's consequently everything dried within a few hours. Night time temperatures possibly got down to 19 - 20'C"
"In the high twenties to low thirties"
"Very good. Hot and humid in Port Douglas"
"Blue skies, lots of sunshine, between 30 & 38 degrees C"
"For our stay it was perfect"
"Storms in Brisbane."
"Mostly hot & sunny except in Adelaide"
"Weather was what was expected in each country"


"Mostly hot, a bit wet and humid in Brisbane on some days but this didn't spoil our holiday."
"Hot with little rain."
"Some rain, general day time temp was 18-19 degrees"
"Hot, with a few rain showers but great"
"Melbourne was a mixture between sunshine, wind and the odd shower of rain but to be expected and Sydney was beautiful and sunny."
"Superb in Perth. Wet in Cairns."
"Great not too hot"
"Sunny and hot mostly"
"Very hot, but we did experience a freak weahter cyclone"
"Hot and sunny"
"Weather was 80s plus the whole 3 eek stay in all countries"
"We were staying near Cairns in the rainy season so were fully expecting warm tropical rain. We touched down to very humid, very hot sun shine. The weather pattern followed mornings of hot sun-shine and afternoons of heavy showers."


"Hot and sunny"
"Hot and humid in Singapore. Tail end of the cyclone in Darwin area meant we could not visit the far north and Darwin so cruised through Indonesia"
"See above"
"hot and steamy"
"Mostly very good."
"Warm and dry hot in Singapore"
"27-32 - perfect!"
"Wonderfully warm and sunny"
"A mixture."
"Very lucky that time of the year. Hottest Easter in 100 years. One day of light rain"
"good dry warm few hours rain"
"Weather was perfect - mostly sunshine and very warm into the evenings."
"The weather was a bit of a mixed bag when we were there, but mostly warm and sunny."
"weather was very good in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Port Douglas had a few rain showers, but still very warm."
"Spent 24 days from mid March, the Whitsundays were 30 degrees with a couple of 5 minute showers. Temperatures around Melbourne low 20's with 1 day of rain out of 8 days"


"Great, apart from Sydney where it rained 2 days out of 4!"
"Variable. Some rain and cool in SA. Beautiful warm sun in Sydney, sunny, humid with some tropical rain in QSL"
"The weather was good - like good early summer weather in the UK. Not too hot with occasional rain that didn't last long."
"Hot and very humid the further north you went."
"Singapore - very hot. Cairns in Australia was mainly hot but a couple of mild days but this was still mid 20s. Sydney was a lot cooler."
"Hot, humid"
"Generally warm, some rain."


"Weather for May, bearing in mind we were nearly in Australian winter was absolutely fantastic. 27 degrees in Sydney and over 30 degrees in Cains. What more can you ask for?"
"Winter but really like an English summer."
"poor at both places cold wet in Austrailia and 46 in DDubia"


"warm and then cold"
"A little cloudy and cooler in Melbourne"
"Rained every day but we shared a house with my brother and his family and from the verrandah we could see weather system."


"We went in July for 5.5 weeks their winter apparently, the weather was amazing 21° 25° very comfortable."
"Fair as expected."
"Depending on where you are in Australia it ranged from 5 degrees Celsius to 27."
"It was good on the whole. It was a typical Cornish summer Sun, rain and cloud!"
"It was winter so the weather was sunny but cold in the evening"
"Sydney - cool but sunny - aprox 12 - 14 degrees during the day dropping to between 4 - 6 degrees overnight Brisbane - warmer and sunny - aprox 20 degrees during the day and dropping to 10 degrees overnight Cairns - hot and sunny. Aproximately 30 degrees during the day and only dropping to around 15 degrees overnight. Lovely time of the year to go to Cairns for the sun lovers."
"25c, clear and warm but comfortable to go out and do sight seeing"
"We had some good sunshine on the East coast but in Perth we had some rain and temperatures dow n to 12 degrees."
"Fine. Small jacket needed. 13 to 15 degrees. Only one very day up at the Blue Mountain"
"Mostly good but some rain in Sydney and Perth."
"Perth - approx 15 degrees celsius most of the time, a little rain but a few good days of sunshine Port Douglas - mainly sunny and warm Sydney - mixed, fairly cold Dubai - red hot and humid !!"


"cold in Sydney, warm elsewhere."
"Brisbane was warm in the day 23c but very cool at night. Sydney was sunny but around 18c. Quite windy at times so did feel much cooler than Brisbane."
"A bity chilly at times but we were blessed by sunshine on all but one day. We expected it to be colder and wetter so we were more than happy. Dubai on our return was hot!!!!"


"Good weather throughout"
"Mid 20s"
"Weather was very good with no rain at all."
"Mild and sunny in Sydney,and extremely cold in Ayrs Rock at night. We were glad when the Sounds of Silence dinner was over and we could return to teh warmth of the coach!"
"Singapore 30 Auckland 15 Queensland 30 Sydney 25"
"About average for an Australian spring"
"Dry and warm."
"Varied place to place!"
"Generally good but wet and cold in Japan."
"Warm and dry."


"Warm and Sunny"
"Very nice hot and sunny"
"The weather was mostly warm with a few wet days"
"hot and sunny apart from Melbourne, which was more like UK with odd sunny day"
"very hot"
"had a cold day but rest of the time was lovely"
"Very hot"
"The weather was perfect, just right for going out & about, warm & sunny but not scorching."
"See above"
"Hot and humid especially in the north of WA. The weather generally was excellent."
"see above"
"Hot dry sunny"
"Very Good"
"hot dry sunny"
"Throughout October it averaged around 28 degrees with low of 22 and high of 36. We were fortunate that we missed the bush fires."
"Rather mixed! There was a fair bit of rain, some heat and some very cold days. As a Brit, I felt quite at home."
"Very nice not to hot just a nice all round temperature"
"Unfortunately the weather was not too good whilst we were in Cairns and a couple of trips had to be cancelled- a big disappointment ."
"The weather temperate in the south and much warmer in cairns"
"As above"
"30'c down to 18'c, and only 2 days out of 3 weeks where we seen rain."
"26 degress and sunny"
"Hot & sunny most of the time"
"As expected, Spring was Hot enough to swim with a breeze to break up the heat."


"Weather mixed not as warm as usual."
"Hot to gorgeous"
"Warm and it has proved a shock coming back to England this week."
"Mixed, we expected it to be very hot but on the most it was around 22 degrees"
"Very good"
"Beautiful in Melbourne, Airlie Beach and Brisbane"
"just as expected, sunny but not too hot"
"40 & sunny every day"
"Good with some rain."
"Very mixed, arrived to brilliant sunshine for two days then rain/cloudy till last day"
"Average 25c on East Coast Very humid in Darwin Stunning on West Coast 33c - 38c"


"Totally fantastic !"
"Hot but with some rain"
"Varied , but good as we travelled the East Coast."
"Just as we wanted it - Sunny and warm!"
"Beautiful hot and sunny"
"The weather was excellent in both Melbourne & Sydney."
"The weather was excellent in both Melbourne & Sydney."
"Weather was just right."
"mixed - not too hot."
"Hot and sunny"
"First class"
"different for Oz - rain in Perth in Dec!"
"Awesome weather. Was at least 25 degrees minimum every day"
"Very hot in WA much more like English summer in Hobart"
"Cairns was blistering hot in the 90's(30C) a dry heat from early morning onwards, when i took my camcorder from my cool room it got condensation so had to put it in a draw and not open it until well onto the tour for the day. Red Rock also was hot throughout, and the Blue Mountains and Sydney was warm too well into 75 F (24C) but could be humid at night. Virtually no rain in my four weeks which was great as i finished off watching Australia v India (at that point the Australisn team had most of its recent greats playing for it). However, whenever we left a place it was the case that there could be bush fires or even torrential flooding, that happened after we left Cairns. We were exceptionally lucky, so i would always pack a brolly but lots of sun cream too and for me, with my fair skin,a sun hat."
"Warm and sunny 90 percent of the time"
"Warm and sunny, couple of very hot days too"
"Sunny 24 - 40 degrees odd showery day"
"Good with some rain"
"Two days in 40 plus rest of time in 30s which was fine."
"as above"
"Sunny one morning of rain."
"rain, rain and more rain,"
"Mixed really,just like English summer weather but when it got hot it was very hot."
"Very Hot, saw 48C in outback. Also over 40C in Adelaide"
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