The heritage listed Ovolo 1888 is a 90 bedroom boutique hotel, eatery, bar, and event space that seamlessly combines a little of Sydney’s old world charm with a lot of contemporary design and modern-day comfort. Built in 1888, from which the property takes its namesake, it was meticulously restored and re-launched in 2013 to showcase some of the city’s finest service culture supporting a truly unique hotel in an exceptionally spectacular city.
Located in Sydney's inner-city suburb of Pyrmont, Ovolo 1888 neighbours the Sydney Fish Market, the Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, The Star, heaps of trendy bars, dining options, and the very best boutique shopping. Ovolo 1888 is just a few minutes’ walk from Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, Sydney's CBD and Ultimo. Fully restored and thoughtfully designed, 1888's collection of rooms all boast 3 meter high ceilings, exposed brick walls, original Iron Bark Beams, massive sound proofed period windows, bespoke furniture, recycled timber work stations, artwork by Australian artists, custom-made bedding with luxury MicroCloud bed toppers and bathrooms which feature walk-in rain showers.
The 15 square metre Shoebox Room features a Queen sized bed, a mixture of interior and exterior views, a 32 inch Smart TV with media hub, complimentary wireless internet access, free nationwide phone calls, an in-room iPad and free access to the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre.
The 18 square metre Queen Bedroom features a Queen sized bed, a mixture of interior and exterior views, a 40 inch Smart TV with media hub, complimentary wireless internet access, free nationwide phone calls, an in-room iPad and free access to the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre.
1888 Eatery & Bar serves breakfast and a light evening menu in a rustic and contemporary setting, located in the heart of Ovolo 1888. The breakfast buffet is opulent and the evening dishes homely, making your experience at 1888 comfortable and memorable. Menus feature ingredients that are both ethically and sustainably sourced, and each dish is stripped back with an emphasis on one element, lending further credence to the philosophy of simplicity. 1888 Eatery & Bar tries not to hide their food under any pretentious garnish.
Ovolo 1888 has teamed up with the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, just a short stroll from the hotel. The hotel has free passes that you can pick up at reception before going for a run or a swim! Passes include access to an Olympic sized 50 metre pool, a leisure pool and spa, a program pool, a steam room and sauna, aqua classes, a fitness center, group fitness classes, group personal training classes, adult squad classes, spin classes and locker access.
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