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6 Cowper Wharf Rdwy, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 12/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 206 hotels in Sydney
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Bridging between heritage and modern luxury, indulge in the rich history of the wharf complemented by contemporary designs and tech-savvy inclusions, all in the comfort of your generously sized abode over picturesque Sydney Harbour. Most importantly,
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Iron
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Refrigerator
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Marina View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English
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Marcus M wrote a review 14 Jul
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Have had the pleasure of staying here long term, very clean, grade A service, always accommodating, room service is divine, great hotel management always reaching out, very warm friendly welcoming front desk and house keeping, dynamic atmosphere, my pups love it here too. Recommend recommend recommend!! Thanks to the whole team at Ovolo.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Kieron Hunt, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Responded 1 week ago
Hi marcusmD488TC We simply love looking after all of you and so glad this has been your home away from home. Covid or not, we are here for our guests inclusive of pooches and we are as a team, so grateful for your positive feedback. look forward to seeing you around the living room soon. Regards Kieron
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Luigi53SD wrote a review Feb 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand30 contributions24 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
Everything about this hotel exceeded our expectations. The hotel itself has a young, cool vibe. All of the happy, shiny staff could not have been more accommodating. They got us into our room shortly after we exited our cruise ship in Sydney, well before the usual entry time. The rooms were super spacious. Beds and sheeting were most comfortable. Throw in free drinks and other goodies and you have a great experience. There are numerous great restaurants on the wharf right by the hotel. Location is great too. Near the Botanical Gardens and art museum. Cannot recommend this brand enough.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from David_Sude, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Responded 29 Feb 2020
Wow.... Thank you so very much for the awesome review. Definitely the kind of feedback we love. We cannot wait to have you back at Woolloomooloo. Cheers, David Sude General Manager
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Benji wrote a review 10 Jul
Sydney, Australia6 contributions3 helpful votes
This has to be the best experience I’ve had at any hotel I’ve ever stayed in, and that says a lot because I’ve stayed in so many. Firstly It’s super clean , neat and tidy and has such a fun and quirky charm about it that sets it apart from all the other hotels I’ve stayed in. Love the decor so much! all the other hotels I’ve stayed in tend to look the same and don’t have that special touch that this hotel has The view from my room was amazing and the location was perfect for me as it was close enough to the city but no noise . The staff were so warm and friendly it made you feel like you were staying with family and nothing was an inconvenience for them, this is great for me as I love to chat and the staff were always happy to have a chat and a laugh with me. The bedding is crazy comfortable I didn’t want to get out of bed in the morning. Great shower and bath too which is essential for me, I’m a clean freak and love my baths ! I also forgot my speaker but was so glad to see they had one already. Can’t wait to return!!!! This is definitely my go to hotel from now on , keep it up ovolo, will be back for sure .
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 1 week ago
Hi there Benjaminjanet we hope that you are keeping safe in these unnerving days. can we just say how amazing it is to read your experiences and to know that our team will be so lifted by your positive feedback about all their genuine care and attention. We absolutely take enormous pride in what we do but it means so much that it goes effortlessly to each guest. We so look forward to your return and perhaps you can have even more sleep ins on this one :) Regards Kieron
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BuIIie912 wrote a review 3 Jul
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It has so much going for it. The building is so cool and the location is amazing. So close to the city but at the same time so far that you can really feel like you are on a vacation and you can relax. The rooms are spacious and bright with great views and the atmosphere is really great. Only improvement I would suggest is for breakfast. The buffet was very average and the other options were weird. At breakfast, the service was not good. An easy fix. The rest was great and we will return.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Bullie, We couldn't agree more that our awesome home, the iconic finger wharf has such an amazing personality on the foreshore of Sydney harbour and definitely allows for the close but far enough way feel as you experienced. thank you for sharing your thoughts on breakfast too, we are currently looking into our offerings and this will be refreshed very soon, watch this space. We look forward to seeing you back for some more R&R soon. regards Kieron
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kristen wrote a review Jun 2021
Bobs Farm, Australia1 contribution
Great staff, brilliant location and funky room. From booking to exit it was a faultless experience. We had a stunning view and room was appointed with all the features to make it comfortable and lounge in whilst looking onto the wharf and precinct. Bonus was the AMAZING pillows.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Kieron Hunt, General Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Navigator37055969212 AMAZING feedback! super thanks to you for taking some time to share your experiences, we couldn't agree more that our location and our people make the perfect ingredients for any stay and so glad that you loved it. Whilst we hope everyone is remaining positive and safe, we are optimistic that in the not too distant future, our arms will be once again open to welcoming everyone back. Stay safe and see you again soon. Regards Kieron
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PRICE RANGE
US$148 - US$403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
blue sydney hotel sydney, sydney blue hotel, w hotel sydney
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BLUE Sydney
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesSydney
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ovolo Woolloomooloo
Which popular attractions are close to Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Nearby attractions include Art Gallery of New South Wales (0.3 km), St. Mary's Cathedral (0.4 km), and Woolloomooloo Wharf (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Conveniently located restaurants include China Doll, Ms G's, and Fratelli Paradiso.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Ovolo Woolloomooloo have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ovolo Woolloomooloo offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Ovolo Woolloomooloo located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Sydney.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ovolo Woolloomooloo?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Ovolo Woolloomooloo offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.