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Darwin hotels

Darwin hotels

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Darwin, NT, Australia
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  Average price (weekend night): $181

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Top tips for finding the perfect Darwin hotel

  • If you want to be centrally located on your trip to Darwin, a large city in Northern Australia by the Timor Sea, then stay at the Hilton Darwin, which is just 5 minutes’ walking distance to the city centre and overlooks the Darwin harbour. Major attractions like the Crocosaurus Cove, Bicentennial Park, Darwin Entertainment centre and waterfront lagoon are no more than 0.5 miles away. It’s also within walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.
  • For travellers who like to be close to the beach, the Skycity Darwin Hotel is a great choice. It is located on the Mindil Beach and is a short drive away from the central business district. With the Mindil markets nearby, Cullen Bay’s restaurants a few steps away and the onsite casino, you won’t even need to venture into the city. All the rooms here have a sea view.
  • You can host a meeting or an event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, which also offers sea views. It is within walking distance of government buildings, Darwin Convention Centre and all major corporations in the city. There are 3 flexible meeting spaces with the latest audio-visual technology and a complimentary 24-hour business centre. You can mix business with pleasure at the nearby golf course, plus the international airport is just a 15-minute drive away.
  • Enjoy your stay at the H Hotel in Darwin city centre if you’re on a budget. This reasonably priced 4-star property is within walking distance of major attractions and entertainment in the city and offers free parking. Public areas are equipped with free Wi-Fi. Darwin City Hotel, a 3.5-star property in the city, is a 3-minute walk to the Esplanade and offers great value for your money. It provides all the standard amenities and you can use the nearby fitness centre for free.
  • If you’re travelling with your children, consider staying at the Rydges Darwin Central Hotel, which is a 3-minute walk to the centre. Children under 12 years of age can stay here for free if they are using the existing bedding in the room. Infant beds/cribs are also available for free. A kid-friendly buffet is offered in their restaurant and separate kid’s meals are also on the menu. There is an outdoor pool to keep the little ones entertained.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Darwin

Where to stay in Darwin?
Hotels near Darwin CBD have the most searches on KAYAK.
What are the best hotels near Darwin CBD?
Travellers who like staying near Darwin CBD recommend Palms City Resort, and Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront.
How much does a hotel cost in Darwin?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Darwin for as cheap as $18 in the last 3 days. The average price is $166.
Are there any hotels in Darwin that offer complimentary breakfast?
Argus Hotel Darwin, a 3.5-star property in Darwin, offers a complimentary light continental breakfast to all its guests. There are also other restaurants within walking distance. At the 4-star Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront, you can buy one breakfast and get the second one free at its onsite restaurant.
Which hotels in Darwin offer bicycle hire onsite?
If you would like to explore the outdoors on a bicycle, then take advantage of the onsite bicycle hire service at Mantra on the Esplanade, a 4-star luxurious property in Darwin centre. Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park and Katherine Gorge are within easy driving distance from here.
Are there any hotels in Darwin that come with suites?
Ramada Suites Zen Quarter, 500 metres from the city centre, has 1 or 2-bedroom self-contained suites with balconies offering city or sea views. They also have fully-equipped kitchens, and the hotel is a 10-minute walk from the nightlife of Mitchell street. Darwin Waterfront Luxury Suites, 900 metres from the centre, are also self-contained apartment/suites with waterfront views, fully-equipped kitchens and laundry facilities.
Which hotels in Darwin have a Jacuzzi or hot tub?
Centrally-located Travelodge Resort Darwin, 5 minutes’ walking distance from the centre, has a Jacuzzi/hot tub for guests next to the outdoor swimming pool surrounded by palm trees. Novotel Darwin CBD, on the Esplanade, 550 metres from the centre, also offers a Jacuzzi/hot tub. You can try modern Australian cuisine at Zest, its terrace restaurant.
How much is a hotel in Darwin for tonight?
In the last 3 hours, users have found Darwin hotels for tonight for as low as $22. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $66 and 4-star hotels from $65.
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Mindil Beach Casino Resort - Darwin - Building
8.4 Excellent (2,769 reviews)
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8.3 Excellent (709 reviews)
The Cavenagh - Darwin - Pool
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8.0 Excellent (2,227 reviews)
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8.4 Excellent (696 reviews)
Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel - Darwin - Building
8.6 Excellent (1,336 reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin - Darwin - Building
8.4 Excellent (904 reviews)
Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront - Darwin - Building
8.4 Excellent (934 reviews)
Novotel Darwin Cbd - Darwin - Building
7.6 Good (2,207 reviews)

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Quest Parap - Darwin - Building
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9.0 Excellent (808 reviews)
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Palms City Resort - Darwin - Bedroom
8.8 Excellent (1,757 reviews)
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8.4 Excellent (3,100 reviews)
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8.1 Excellent (1,089 reviews)
Travelodge Resort Darwin - Darwin - Building
7.9 Good (1,223 reviews)