In our neighbourhood Aiden Darling Harbour

Hotel in Sydney
Aiden Darling Harbour

In our neighbourhood

Laneways, coffee culture & harbour breezes

Ok, we get it. You didn’t just come here for us.

There’s a big, bad world out there waiting to be explored. We promise not to get jealous when you leave the hotel to see what else is on offer in our neighbourhood… be it in search of a hole-in-the-wall cafe for a wake-me-up coffee or a dose of dopamine on a jog around the Sydney Harbour foreshore against a pink-and-orange-sunset sky.

You can effortlessly soak up all the fascinating and fun things to do beyond our building, on foot. Frolick the harbour foreshore, potter pretty parks and tree-lined streets, wander hidden laneways, explore cafes galore with alfresco seating, crawl some of Australia’s oldest pubs and newest small bars, take up a table at Sydney’s top restaurants, shop something special at little boutiques, and catch a play or performance. And that’s just in the village of Pyrmont.

Based in a Sydney city suburb that’s an extension of the central business district, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with the attractions, dining and entertainment precincts of Darling Harbour, Barangaroo, Chinatown and Darling Square. Within easy walking distance are Circular Quay, The Rocks, Pitt Street Mall, Town Hall and Martin Place. Or you can jump on a bike for a two-wheel adventure along the dedicated cycleway and path right outside our hotel, leading into the CBD, over the Sydney Harbour Bridge or west across Anzac Bridge. Hop in an Uber, bus, light rail, train or a ferry to go further afield.

Ask our hosts for the inside word on best spots around town. They’re your personal pocket guide to finding the best coffee, Instagram-worthy water views and quirky local characters.

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Darling Square
A short stroll from the hotel is one of Sydney's five-star destinations…
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Local Sauce Tours
Explore Sydney like a local and discover what the harbourside capital city…
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Australian National Maritime Museum
Set out on a seafaring adventure without leaving dry land, immersing yourself…
GPS: -33.869309, 151.198648
Sydney Electric Bikes
Take your Sydney adventures to the next level with the perfect electric…
GPS: -33.870906, 151.194957
Audrey Fine Art Gallery
A short stroll from our hotel is Audrey Fine Art, a boutique…
GPS: -33.870844, 151.194334
Nativo Mexican
Renowned Mexican Chef Manuel Diaz has opened an authentic taqueria in Pyrmont.…
GPS: -33.86741, 151.192328
Find a refreshing combination of fresh Australian seafood and unique Italian cuisine…
GPS: -33.863698, 151.194789
With fresh cups of matcha, hojicha, coffee and warm teas, Akipan is…
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Bar Zini
A cosy café by day and relaxed Italian restaurant by night, local…
GPS: -33.867665, 151.192972
Looking for a drop-in-for-a-quick-drink kind of place? This unasumming neighbourhood bar/pub is…
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It's a feast for the eyes and the palate at Pyrmont's hot…
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Dive into the best of Japanese culture with Nodaya, an authentic restaurant…
GPS: -33.871085, 151.196562
Kko Kko
For a delicious representation of great Balinese cuisine, Pyrmont's latest addition will…
GPS: -33.86973, 151.196945
History lovers will be happy to know that the restoration of heritage-listed…
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Sydney Seafood School
How lucky we are not only to have the largest fish market…
GPS: -33.872393, 151.193757
Rice & Curry
For an authentic and aromatic Thai food experience, look no further than…
GPS: -33.873638, 151.195927
Calla Bakery
We love how the humble sandwich is getting so much attention and…
GPS: -33.871379, 151.194905
Floral Desire Studio
Looking for a the perfect present in Pyrmont? No romantic gesture or…
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Two Sis & Co
If you’re looking for an Instagrammable brunch right around the corner, look…
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Tumbalong Park
Across the big green of Darling Harbour's sprawling precinct lies Tumbalong Park.…
GPS: -33.874896, 151.202867
Quarryman’s Hotel
Looking for a relaxing place for a pint? Head on over to…
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Lucky Pickle
Put crunching down on one of Sydney’s best chicken katsu baguettes on…
GPS: -33.866754, 151.192418
Cafe Cre Asion
In the mood for matcha? We're loving the zen minimalist vibes over…
GPS: -33.873194, 151.196206
Ferrera Pasta Bar
A taste of Sicily in Pyrmont. Find fresh and hearty pastas, salads,…
GPS: -33.872973, 151.196079
du Moulin Gallery & Fine Frames
Discover a beautiful collection of local Australian artwork, creative sculptures and stunning…
GPS: -33.866223, 151.192063
Dan Dan
Seeking your next dinner spot full of innovation and contemporary Pan-Asian flavours?…
GPS: -33.866965, 151.191759
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Take an underwater journey and discover Australia’s diverse and colourful marine life…
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LuMi Bar and Dining
Enjoy waterside dining at its best, sat atop a wharf in the…
GPS: -33.866274, 151.197996
PiOiK Bakery
We all have a weakness, and for some of us it’s bread.…
GPS: -33.870285, 151.194572
Sydney Fish Market
Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the largest market of…
GPS: -33.872919, 151.192727
Powerhouse Museum
Brush up on your local history and be dazzled by sights and…
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Pyrmont Bridge
Just across from our hotel is one of the world's oldest surviving…
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Sydney Lyric Theatre
Take in the sights and sounds of a memorable musical, play or…
GPS: -33.86833, 151.196118
The Chinese Garden of Friendship
Find solitude among the lotus plants, towering willow trees, trickling waterfalls and…
GPS: -33.876421, 151.202187
Sydney By Sail
Bask in all of Sydney’s glory on a scenic sailing journey aboard…
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Terminus Hotel
Opened back in 1841, Terminus Hotel is one of Sydney’s oldest pubs…
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Zebra Lounge
When visiting Sydney a waterfront meal is an absolute must. Tucked away…
GPS: -33.865724, 151.191166
Quick Brown Fox Eatery
When it comes to buzzy alfresco brunch experiences, Quick Brown Fox Eatery…
GPS: -33.869415, 151.194757
Get up close and personal with the incredible native animals that call…
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Waterfront Park
Set by the harbour on the eastern side of the ANZAC Bridge,…
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Union Square
The geographical heart of Pyrmont, Union Square was once a busy roadway…
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ANZAC Bridge
Not too far from the hotel is one of Sydney’s great landmarks…
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Paddle Pirates
There’s no better way to experience Sydney than on the water and…
GPS: -33.873582, 151.188002
Clippers ‘n’ Whiskey
Gentlemen, it's time to treat yourselves. Self care is taken to an…
GPS: -33.869986, 151.195868
Umami Dojo
If you know, you know. Lovers of ramen take this dish seriously…
GPS: -33.866655, 151.192385
Sydney isn't the only global city with a Chinatown, but this one…
GPS: -33.878772, 151.204073
A former container terminal turned Sydney's place to be. Named after a…
GPS: -33.863833, 151.201525
Pirrama Park
Soak up the views, sun and harbourside breeze from the lush greens…
GPS: -33.86353, 151.192132


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Discover more about the neighbourhood of Pyrmont and surrounds, including Darling Harbour and Barangaroo, on our downloadable illustrated map of the area.


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