Astral Tower And Residences At The Star  5 stars

80 Pyrmont Street | City Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 2009  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was a decent size - Pool was rather unique - Short walk from down town sydney
  • Service was excellent - Rooms were lovely - Really nothing to complain about - Staff were efficient and friendly
  • Gym, pool and spa were great - Casino staff were brilliant - Room itself was fabulous

Overview

Catering to the discerning traveller, Sydneys newest five-star hotel and spa will bring service, sophistication and relaxation to a whole new level.

The architecture and design is sleek with subdued hues, the ambiance is warm and inviting. Nothing modest about our plush comforts.

Features are Day spa with 16 private rooms, custom designed pool area with deck and bar facilities for up to 100 guests, Japanese restaurant Sokyo located in the lobby, indoor/outdoor lobby with bar, lounge areas and billiard table.

Beautifully located on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour at Pyrmont and minutes away from Sydney CBD, The Darling is ideal for business and leisure travellers who are looking for a luxurious experience in Sydney.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of floors   17.  Number of rooms   480.

City Center Sydney - 4000 ft
Airports Kingsford Smith (SYD) - 5.2 mi
Train Stations Wynyard Station - 3700 ft, Town Hall station - 4300 ft
Restaurants The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay (cuisine: Seafood) - 2900 ft, Medusa Greek Taverna (cuisine: Greek) - 3200 ft
Beaches Shark Island - 4200 ft, iVenture Card Australia - 4500 ft

Rooms

All rooms feature such amenities as lighting and climate control, high definition LED 46 inch TV, Ipod docking station, telecommunications systems with conference and speaker capability, wireless internet access with plug in option available, data port connections for modem/fax hook ups, mini-bar and tea/coffee making facilities, turn down service, bathrobes and slippers for two, glass topped desk and Molton Brown amenities exclusive in Australia to The Darling. The Darling bed exclusively handcrafted in Australia with a 1000 spring mattress, 100 percent pure Egyptian long staple cotton linen with 400 thread count

Dining options

The buffet breakfast is served every morning in the breakfast room. The hotel’s on-site restaurant offers its own distinct style, exceptional menus and wine-list, which makes it a perfect spot for spending a wonderful evening with your family.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of AUD 34.50 per person per night. 

Work

Star City is a fantastic base with splendid business facilities, accommodation, restaurants and retail all under one roof, your delegates’ desires can be satisfied without ever leaving the complex. Star City Hotel has 12 modern meeting rooms with a seating capacity for up to 2000 delegates.

It’s fully appointed business centre with high speed internet access, computers, fax and photocopy machines, printers, scanners and direct dial telephones gives you the use of a broad suite of services and equipment 24 hours a day.

Leisure

The Star City Hotel features a rooftop swimming pool with panoramic views across this vibrant city. Relax in the warm sunshine here or head for a treatment in the on-site spa centre. You can also stay fit with a session in the gym. There are a sauna, a fitness centre, a casino, spa and wellness centre, massage, an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool and turbines health club.

The day spa at the well-equipped health club soothes the senses after a day of business or play. Star Spa & Salon offers a range of treatments designed to soothe, energize and revitalize. From express facials to indulgent full-body packages, it's all here. Hit the gym, kick back by the pool or chill out in the spa at our state-of-the-art health club.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is AUD 24.95 per day

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AUD 35 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Night club
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Harbor view
  • Water view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Balcony
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Walk-in closet
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Sitting area
  • Living room
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Kitchen facilities
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Voice mail
  • Speaker phone
  • Free movies/video
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • iPod docking station
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Room windows open

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 80 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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All rooms feature such amenities as lighting and climate control, high definition LED 46 inch TV, Ipod docking station, telecommunications systems with conference and speaker capability, wireless internet access with plug in option available, data port connections for modem/fax hook ups, mini-bar and tea/coffee making facilities, turn down service, bathrobes and slippers for two, glass topped desk and Molton Brown amenities exclusive in Australia to The Darling. The Darling bed exclusively handcrafted in Australia with a 1000 spring mattress, 100 percent pure Egyptian long staple cotton linen with 400 thread count

Deluxe Room Harbour Bridge View
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Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room Harbour Bridge View Deluxe Room
Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room Harbour Bridge View Deluxe Room
Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room Harbour Bridge View
Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Bed or Two Single Beds
Size: 345 sq. feet
View: Water view

It is contemporary and features marble bathrooms, stylish furnishings and modern comforts. Maximum occupancy: two adults. It has a Harbour Bridge view.

Room facilities
    Two Bedroom Apartment Pyrmont View
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    Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Two Bedroom Apartment Pyrmont View Two Bedroom Apartment
    Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or One Single Bed
    Size: 970 sq. feet
    View: City view

    Enjoy your own private balcony, separate dining and living areas, two bedrooms, a kitchen and full laundry facilities. It's all the convenience you deserve during your stay. In room media centers also provide access to high-speed broadband internet connection. It has two bathrooms with modern facilities. Features Pyrmont View.

    Room facilities
      Deluxe Room City View
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      Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room City View Deluxe Room
      Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room City View Deluxe Room
      Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room City View
      Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Bed or Two Single Beds
      Size: 345 sq. feet
      View: City view

      It is contemporary and features marble bathrooms, stylish furnishings and modern comforts. Maximum occupancy: two adults. It has a city view.

      Room facilities
        Deluxe Room Pyrmont View
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        Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room Pyrmont View Deluxe Room
        Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room Pyrmont View Deluxe Room
        Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Deluxe Room Pyrmont View
        Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Bed or Two Single Beds
        Size: 345 sq. feet
        View: City view

        It is contemporary and features marble bathrooms, stylish furnishings and modern comforts. Maximum occupancy: two adults. This room features Pyrmont view.

        Room facilities
          Star Suite
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          Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Star Suite
          Bed type: King Size Bed or King Or Twin Beds
          Size: 820 sq. feet

          The Star Suite offers Harbour Bridge views, set within a modern and luxurious fit out. It features a separate lounge room with a soft leather sofa, along with the latest technological inclusions.

          Room facilities
            One Bedroom Apartment
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            Astral Tower And Residences At The Star One Bedroom Apartment
            Bed type: King Size Bed or Two Single Beds or Double Bed
            Size: 755 sq. feet

            Enjoy your own private balcony, separate dining and living areas, a kitchen and full laundry facilities. It's all the convenience you deserve during your stay. In room media centers also provide access to high-speed broadband internet connection.

            Room facilities
              Two Bedroom Apartment City View
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              Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Two Bedroom Apartment City View Two Bedroom Apartment
              Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or One Single Bed
              Size: 970 sq. feet
              View: City view

              Enjoy your own private balcony, separate dining and living areas, two bedrooms, a kitchen and full laundry facilities. It's all the convenience you deserve during your stay. In room media centers also provide access to high-speed broadband internet connection. It has two bathrooms with modern facilities.

              Room facilities
                Three Bedroom Apartment
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                Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Three Bedroom Apartment

                Enjoy your own private balcony, separate dining and living areas, three bedrooms, a kitchen and full laundry facilities. It's all the convenience you deserve during your stay. In room media centers also provide access to high-speed broadband internet connection. Includes two bathrooms and powder room.

                Room facilities
                  Penthouse
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                  Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Penthouse

                  Enjoy breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, as you indulge in two levels of sheer indulgence. The room is thoughtfully designed to appeal to every taste. With its private bathroom, bedroom furnishing, work desk and comfortable seating the room creates special relaxing atmosphere.

                  Astral Tower And Residences At The Star LocationWhat's nearby

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                  What's nearby

                  What's nearby.

                  Sydney City is rich on attractions for tourists most of which are within easy access from the Star City Hotel And Apartments: Sydney Aquarium – 500m, Queen Victoria Building - 1km, Sydney Town Hall - 1km, Sydney Harbor - 1.1km, Miller's Point - 1.1km, Sydney Fish Markets – 400m, Cockle Bay – 400m, Darling Harbor Sydney - 500m, King Street Wharf Entertainment District - 600m, Martin Place - 1.3km, Australia Square - 1.3km, City Center - 1.4km, Town Hall - 1km, Old Supreme Court Building - 1.3km, Harborside Shopping Centre - 300m, Pitt Street Mall - 1.1km, Victoria Galleries - 1.1km, Market City - 1.2km, Sydney Exhibition Centre – 700m, Town Hall station - 1.1km, Sydney Entertainment Centre - 900m, Australian National Maritime Museum - 200m, Powerhouse Museum - 900m, Chinese Friendship Garden - 900m , Hyde Park - 1.4km and famous Sydney Wildlife World - 600m far from the hotel.

                  Tourist attractions
                  • Sydney Aquarium
                    2000 ft
                  • 3000 ft
                  • Miller's Point
                    3300 ft
                  • Queen Victoria Building
                    3700 ft
                  • Sydney Town Hall
                    3700 ft
                  Popular areas
                  • Sydney Fish Markets
                    1700 ft
                  • King Street Wharf Entertainment District
                    2000 ft
                  • Cockle Bay
                    2000 ft
                  • Darling Harbour Sydney
                    2300 ft
                  • Australia Square
                    4000 ft
                  Places of interest
                  • Town Hall
                    4000 ft
                  Train stations
                  • Wynyard Station
                    3300 ft
                  • Town Hall station
                    4000 ft
                  Convention centers
                  • Sydney Exhibition Centre
                    3000 ft
                  Shopping areas
                  • Harbourside Shopping Centre
                    1700 ft
                  • Galeries Victoria
                    4000 ft
                  • Pitt Street Mall
                    4000 ft
                  Stadiums
                  • Sydney Entertainment Centre
                    3700 ft
                  Museums
                  • Australian National Maritime Museum
                    1400 ft
                  • Powerhouse Museum
                    3700 ft
                  Parks
                  • Chinese Garden of Friendship
                    3700 ft
                  • Chinese Friendship Garden
                    3700 ft
                  Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
                  • Sydney Wildlife World
                    2000 ft
                  Theaters
                  • IMAX Theatre
                    2700 ft
                  Casinos
                  • The Star
                    1400 ft

                  Local Attractions

                  • The Rocks
                    1.0 mi
                    Sydney, New South Wales 2000Australia
                  • St. James Church
                    5000 ft
                    173 King Street, Sydney
                  • Hyde Park
                    5100 ft
                    Macquarie St, Sydney
                  • Chinatown
                    5200 ft
                    Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
                  • Museum of Australian Currency Notes
                    5200 ft
                    65 Martin Place, Ground Floor, Sydney

                  Near the hotel

                  • Sydney Lyric Theatre
                    600 ft
                    Pirrama Rd, Sydney
                  • Australian National Maritime Museum
                    1400 ft
                    2 Murray Street, Sydney
                  • Darling Harbour
                    2600 ft
                    Sydney, New South Wales 2000Australia
                  • Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
                    2300 ft
                    Aquarium Pier, Sydney
                  • Wild Life Sydney Zoo
                    2300 ft
                    Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney
                  • Cockle Bay Wharf
                    2500 ft
                    201 Sussex St., Sydney
                  • CWM Galleries
                    2800 ft
                    149 Sussex Street, Sydney

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay

                    81% likes this, based on 170 reviews
                    Cuisine: Seafood

                    2900 ft
                    123 Ferry Road

                    Phone: 02 9518 9011

                  • Medusa Greek Taverna

                    81% likes this, based on 294 reviews
                    Cuisine: Greek
                    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 52

                    3200 ft
                    2 Market Street

                    Phone: 02 9267 0799

                  • Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe

                    83% likes this, based on 87 reviews
                    Cuisine: Australian
                    Price Range: USD 39 - USD 39

                    3300 ft
                    201 Clarence St

                    Phone: +612 9262 3303

                  Getting there.

                  Driving East: Continue on Cross City Tunnel, Sydney - head towards Cahill Exp Exit 2.1km; Continue along Western Distributor Fwy, Sydney 1km; Continue along Pyrmont Bridge Rd Exit, Pyrmont 0.2km; Continue along Bank St, Pyrmont 17m; Turn right onto Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Pyrmont 0.3km; Turn left onto Pyrmont St, Pyrmont 0.3km; Arrive at Pyrmont St, Pyrmont.

                  Driving North: Continue along Western Distributor Fwy, Millers Point2.2km; Continue along Pyrmont Bridge Rd Exit, Pyrmont0.2km; Continue along Bank St, Pyrmont17m; Turn right onto Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Pyrmont0.3km; Turn left onto Pyrmont St, Pyrmont0.3km; Arrive at Pyrmont St, Pyrmont.

                  Driving South: Continue on Henderson Rd, Alexandria - head towards Wyndham St 17m; Turn left onto Wyndham St, Alexandria 0.2km; Continue along Gibbons St, Alexandria 0.5km; Continue along Regent St, Redfern 0.2km; Veer left onto Ramp, Redfern 43m; Veer left onto Cleveland St, Redfern 0.2km; Continue along Abercrombie St, Chippendale 0.5km; Continue along Wattle St, Chippendale at Carlton And United Breweries 1.3km; Turn right onto Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Ultimo 0.5km; Turn left onto Pyrmont St, Pyrmont 0.3km; Arrive at Pyrmont St, Pyrmont.

                  Driving West: Continue along Western Mwy, Silverwater 5.6km; Veer left onto Parramatta Rd, North Strathfield 3.5km; Turn left onto Wattle St, Haberfield at Car Park 0.6km; Continue along Dobroyd Pde, Haberfield 1.6km; Continue along City West Lk, Haberfield 2.4km; Continue along The Crescent, Rozelle 0.6km; Continue along Western Distributor Fwy, Rozelle 1.1km; Veer left onto Pyrmont Bridge Rd Exit, Pyrmont at Channel 10 Tv Studios 0.4km; Veer left onto Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Pyrmont 0.2km; Turn left onto Pyrmont St, Pyrmont 0.3km; Arrive at Pyrmont St, Pyrmont.

                  Getting around.

                  Sydney buses depart from Star City to the city centre every few minutes. Run through an external provider can be arranged through Star City’s concierge. There is Metro Light Rail connection to the Central Train Station and to Sydney International and Domestic Airport. Sydney’s International Airport is just 20km away. It is a 20 minute drive by car. Wynyard Train Station is 1km and Museum Station is 1.4km far.

                  Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 26 per day.

                  Astral Tower And Residences At The Star Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Astral Tower And Residences At The Star

                  Average guest rating

                  8.4
                  out of 10
                  Exceptional
                  Based on 65 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Service
                  7.8
                  Value
                  7.6
                  Location
                  8.8
                  Rooms
                  8.9
                  Dining
                  8.5

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Single

                    They upgraded me to a suite, and that was fantastic. Just such a shame that I had no one to share it with me on this trip.

                    Everything was superb.

                    • Average rating
                      9.6
                  • Couple

                    Upgraded which was great. Staff were lovely, room was gorgeous, facilities excellent. Will definitelystay again.

                    • Average rating
                      9.2
                  • Single

                    location and easy access to the Lyrics Theatre

                    not worth the price I paid for

                    • Average rating
                      7.0
                  • Older travelers

                    It was a good representation of a 5 star Hotel although very price high.

                    At breakfast at No.80 to serve your own coffee from a machine... A big let down on the Astral room

                    • Average rating
                      8.2
                  • Older travelers

                    Choice of eating places

                    Ist room not cleaned properly. Moved to another.

                    • Average rating
                      7.8
                  • Family with children

                    The view of the city skyline was magnificent. Pool was great, open until 9pm with plenty of sunchairs to relax on. The buffet breakfast which was included in our $249 was excellent value for money, huge choice from basic cereal to having an omlette cooked to your liking. I stayed with my 10 yr old daughter as a treat and we both were not disappointed. Even the concierge in the lobby were so attentive, will definately make a return visit to Star City

                    • Average rating
                      9.6
                  • Family with children

                    The room was very comfortable and the buffet breakfast lovely and extensive choice

                    The staff originally placed me in a room with Pyrmont views, when I had paid for a city skyline view. However, when I pointed out the error, they recitfied this very quickly

                    • Average rating
                      7.0
                  • Older travelers

                    Staff make you feel very welcome from the Door staff onwards and nothing is any trouble to any of the staff.Very central to Darling Harbour and Harbourside and all activities.

                    • Average rating
                      9.2
                  • Older travelers

                    Excellent hotel - the room itself wasn't anything extra special - but it was very comfortable and loved the pillow menu. The casino was fab and the restaurants were excellent and very good value - would definately go back

                    • Average rating
                      10.0
                  • Older travelers

                    The hotel, staff, food, position,promptness,hospitality,convienance and management

                    • Average rating
                      9.6
                  • Older travelers

                    Breakfast in the Garden Buffet and a staff member called William picking up the empty plates. Also the porter on arrival (did not get his name, who was most helpful.

                    Cost of a glass of white wine in the Lounge Lobby was expensive, particularly when the glass was only filled to about 1/3 of its capacity.

                    • Average rating
                      8.2
                  • Family with children

                    Location is near Darling Harbour, convenience

                    only available either king size bed or 2 double beds. Some other hotel we stayed, allow to choose king size bed or 2 queen beds. the menu for In room dining is very limited.

                    • Average rating
                      5.8
                  • Older travelers

                    Coffee lounge in the foyer was great, good selection of food to choose from even at 4.00pm in the afternoon.

                    Pizza bar in the casino had dirty table tops and not enough seating.

                    • Average rating
                      8.2
                  • Group of friends

                    most of it very good, nice to stay in 5 star hotel for a change at a reasonable cost, good location, helpful staff

                    unfortunately they were doing redeveloping work at the time of our stay so were painting etc an had some of the complex closed. the information regarding restaurant opening times was a bit poor as was info on complimentary breakfasts

                    • Average rating
                      8.2
                  • Couple

                    The staff were courteous.The vallet parking was great.

                    Although we had a smoking room it was very strong smelling on our arrival.

                    • Average rating
                      9.6
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