Get an overview of this hotel4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools


Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Marrara Sports Complex and within 3 mi (5 km) of TIO Stadium and Casuarina Square. Charles Darwin University and Leanyer Recreation Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has 2 outdoor pools and 2 poolside bars. Free self parking and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness center, and 2 coffee shops/cafés.

Room Amenities

All 136 rooms offer WiFi, balconies or patios, and plasma TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find wired Internet, room service, and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Novotel Darwin Airport features 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 4 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available 24 hours). Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Novotel Darwin Airport has designated areas for smoking.

  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 136 
  • Conference space 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 189 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 18 per night ), Wired internet access ( AUD 18 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AUD 18 per night )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Plasma TV 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Room service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 5 AM and 10 AM.

Rydges Darwin Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Loong Fong Restaurant - This seafood restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 19.50 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Darwin Airport Hotel
  • Darwin Airport Hotel Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges Hotel
  • Hotel Darwin Airport
  • Rydges Darwin Airport
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel Marrara
  • Rydges Hotel Darwin Airport
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Marrara

We should mention

Children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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