24 OCTOBER 2011


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Article from BTNews 24 OCTOBER 2011

Sydney’s new hotel opens

The Darling Hotel and Spa Sydney, highlighted by AERBT in July 2011, will officially open its doors on Friday 28 October.  The 171-room boutique property is the first 5-star new hotel to be built in the city since the 2000 Olympic Games.  It is a key element in the £500m refurbishment and extension of The Star complex, inland from the Harbour Bridge, transforming it into a one-of-a-kind entertainment destination and a strong addition to Sydney’s overall leisure landscape.

Outstanding features of the property are the top floors dedicated to the ultimate in luxury, featuring two-bedroom penthouse suites.  The suites, uniquely designed by renowned LA designer, Lawrence Lee, feature floor-to-ceiling Sydney harbour views, bespoke furniture, fireplaces, media rooms, butler service and a private VIP arrival.  There are also nine “Stellar” suites and eight “Adored” suites, the entry via a private foyer which opens onto a spacious living room with stunning views and flows through to an intimate dining area.  Doors lead to a king-size bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, a fully appointed marble bathroom and a separate powder room for guests.  

The hotel also has a Spa with 16 private rooms and a Japanese restaurant Sokyo. www.thedarling.com.au

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