Top 6 Darling Harbour hotels with a balcony

Because life’s better when you have water views to wake up to.

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We think it's an absolute sin to book a hotel in the heart of Darling Harbour and not be able to enjoy the stellar views from your own private balcony.

If you feel the same then you need to read on as we've uncovered the best hotels in Darling Harbour with balconies to die for. We're talking panoramic views of the harbour or city, with ample room to sit and enjoy the vista.
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1. Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour

Capturing one of the most panoramic views of Darling Harbour, the impressive Four Points by Sheraton is an iconic part of the harbour landscape.

With over 800 rooms and growing, Four Points is Australia's largest hotel. Opt to go premium for those unparalleled views. You won't regret it.

  • Premium Deluxe Rooms and Premium Darling Harbour Suites offer private balconies
  • Premium Maritime Suites offer private wraparound balconies
  • City and harbour view rooms available
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2. Adina Apartment Hotel

Tucked away behind Darling Harbour is the beautifully presented Adina Apartment Hotel.

From here it's a short walk to the Sydney CBD or Darling Harbour. That's the best of both worlds!

  • Premier rooms and apartments feature balconies with city views
  • Pool, sauna and gym facilities available
  • Childcare services available

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3. Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney

Whether you're here on a family holiday or a business trip, the 4.5-star Radisson Hotel and Suites can provide you with the luxury and assistance you need.

Choose between hotel rooms or suites, but whatever you do, choose to nominate a balcony room Like you weren't going to already.

  • Balconies in select rooms only
  • Business-class suites are guaranteed to have a balcony
  • Indoor pool and sauna available

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4. Metro Apartments on Darling Harbour

Metro Apartments is ideal for budget travellers searching for a conveniently located room with unsurpassed balcony views.

From your window or balcony, you can drink up views of Darling Harbour and Pyrmont. Cockle Bay Wharf and Barangaroo are only a stroll away, too.

  • Every apartment features a private balcony
  • Late-night reception desk
  • All rooms have fully equipped kitchens

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5. APX Apartments Darling Harbour

Located at the gateway to the bustling Darling Harbour district, APX Apartments features 49 rooms.

Like all good apartment hotels each room has its own ensuite and kitchen facilities and are generously sized for added comfort.

  • Balconies in select rooms only
  • Studio and one-bedroom apartments available
  • On-site laundry

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6. Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

One of the most famous contemporary style hotels in Sydney, Ovolo 1888 is a one-of-a-kind stay.

While admittedly, not all rooms have balconies we think this one deserves an honourable mention on this list.. particularly because of the Stirred room's stunning rooftop patio.

  • Book the Stirred room to enjoy a rooftop patio with Darling Harbour views
  • High-speed Wi-Fi and breakfast included
  • Free self-laundry and in-room bar and snacks

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How did we pick these hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Darling Harbour hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

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