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DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade
4 out of 5
116 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
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The price is $90 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
0.48 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (821 reviews)

"It is in a very good location for exploring the waterfront and city and we found everything walkable. The property has very nice outdoor pool and eating area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade
Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront
4.5 out of 5
7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
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The price is $106 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.32 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,034 reviews)

"The food is amazing. The corridors in the 4th floor not very clean"…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2021

Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
4 out of 5
7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
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The price is $106 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
0.33 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Great location close to city and waterfront. Staff helpful and friendly. Great experience."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
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Travelodge Resort Darwin
4 out of 5
64 Cavenagh St, Darwin, NT
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The price is $76 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.32 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (986 reviews)

"Nicely renovated hotel. Disappointed that the cleaners asked us to leave so she could clean before check out"…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Travelodge Resort Darwin
Rydges Palmerston - Darwin
4.5 out of 5
15 Maluka Drive, Palmerston, NT
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The price is $89 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30
9.89 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (210 reviews)

"Spaciousness of common areas, large and welcoming foyer, restaurant, bar, pool facilities great."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Rydges Palmerston - Darwin
Rydges Darwin Central
4 out of 5
21 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT
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0.07 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)

"The staff were great, location was brilliant, room was spacious. My only criticism was not enough sugar in the room, and house keeping were very slow at bringing us some. Not really a big issue. Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Rydges Darwin Central
Darwin FreeSpirit Resort
4 out of 5
901 Stuart Highway, Holtze, NT
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The price is $79 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
8.65 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

"I was with my child. We used the pool and restaurant a lot."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Darwin FreeSpirit Resort
Novotel Darwin CBD
4 out of 5
100 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
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The price is $81 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.33 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Aged but still fine. I stayed in this hotel 20 years ago, it’s looking a little aged but well kept. Great location and comfortable beds. Perfect for a staycation."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Novotel Darwin CBD
Accommodation at Darwin Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
Shop D4A, 19 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
The price is $307 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
0.39 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"Quite Central to restaurants"…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2020

Accommodation at Darwin Waterfront
Mantra Pandanas
4.5 out of 5
43 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT
The price is $90 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30
0.19 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"Hotel was clean and central, within easy walk of shops, bars, and restaurants. Breakfast menu was adequate. Staff were helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Mantra Pandanas
Novotel Darwin Airport
4 out of 5
2 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
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The price is $94 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4.73 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (901 reviews)

"Comfortable beds and clean but property could do with a bit better maintenance"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Novotel Darwin Airport
Mantra on the Esplanade
4.5 out of 5
88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
The price is $127 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.28 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"The property is in a great location with the city just a walk away. Great hotel and the staff are lovely"…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Mantra on the Esplanade
Mindil Beach Casino Resort
4 out of 5
Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens, NT
The price is $111 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12
1.44 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Loved both pools, being able to get a drink at the pool or in the pool, having a bath tub in room the sunsets the bars. The chinese and italian and the restaurant facing the lagoon pool they were all 5 star 😊"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Mindil Beach Casino Resort
Luma Luma Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
26 Knuckey Street and Corner W, Darwin, NT
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The price is $53 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
0.2 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (370 reviews)

"Though this complex is a little tired it was clean and suitable for my needs.The pool area is well maintained.Staff were very friendly.The price is also very affordable.I would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Luma Luma Holiday Apartments
Argus Apartments Darwin
4.5 out of 5
6 Cardona Court, Darwin, NT
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The price is $120 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
0.22 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (372 reviews)

"Great location. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Argus Apartments Darwin
Darwin City Hotel
4 out of 5
59 Smith Street, Darwin, NT
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The price is $59 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.15 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (220 reviews)

"Clean quiet coolhshshshshshshshshsjsjsjsjsjsjsjsjsj"…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Darwin City Hotel
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
4 out of 5
1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
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The price is $94 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4.77 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (983 reviews)

"Reasonable room, pleasant gardens, Good sized pool"…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
Palms City Resort
3.5 out of 5
64 Esplanade, Darwin, NT
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The price is $76 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.18 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (988 reviews)

"Staff always friendly, pool is great. Great location and walking distance to great pubs and supermarkets and esplanade."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Palms City Resort
Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
4 out of 5
31 Woods Street, Darwin, NT
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The price is $95 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
0.19 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (777 reviews)

"Good location and quiet. Walking distance to town"…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel, Darwin
4 out of 5
55 Cavenagh Street, Darwin, NT
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The price is $69 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
0.33 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (262 reviews)

"It was tidy and clean. The staff’s are nice and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel, Darwin
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Where to stay in Darwin

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Visiting Darwin

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Darwin, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping, and beaches. Culturally-rich and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its parks, museums, and theaters. Top sights in the city include Darwin Waterfront, Cullen Bay Marina, and Casuarina Beach.

  • There are 126 hotels and other accommodations in Darwin
  • The closest major airport is in Darwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.), 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Darwin

The city is well known for its museums and theaters, and cultural venues include Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Deckchair Cinema, and Darwin Entertainment Centre. Families come for attractions such as Crocosaurus Cove, Aquascene, and Crocodylus Park. The city is notable for landmarks like Darwin War Memorial, St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Darwin.

In Darwin, you'll be able to select from 126 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Rydges Palmerston - Darwin - This 4.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and convenient parking.
  • Club Tropical Resort Darwin - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and overall value at this motel. With a stay at this 4-star motel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Palms City Resort - This 3.5-star motel in Darwin City Centre features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and conference space. Expedia customers like its beach locale and overall value.

Other favorite sights in Darwin include Darwin Waterfront, Cullen Bay Marina, and Casuarina Beach.

Getting Around Darwin

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at East Arm Darwin Station. Darwin may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Darwin

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 90°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 91°F, while the average at night is 67°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 91°F with nighttime averages of 67°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 92°F and nighttime averages of 75°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Darwin is 67.05 inches
  • Usually November and October are the hottest months with an average of 92°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 68°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Darwin?
Darwin Waterfront Apartments is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers a water park and 6 restaurants. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Darwin Waterfront. Other top choices based on reviews include Rydges Palmerston - Darwin and Club Tropical Resort Darwin.

Darwin City Centre is a walkable neighborhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Darwin, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Darwin.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Darwin?
For more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Darwin, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Darwin?
Based on reviews, Frontier Darwin Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Value Inn and DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Darwin City Centre?
With 78 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Palms City Resort is the highest ranked property in Darwin City Centre. This 3.5-star property offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 13-minute walk from Darwin Waterfront. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Argus Hotel Darwin and Darwin City Hotel.
What are some hotels with pools in Darwin?
Mindil Beach Casino Resort is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 5 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Other choices with an onsite pool include Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin and Palms City Resort.
What is the best spa hotel in Darwin?
Down Under Hostels on Harriet is a top spa hotel with 14 rooms, free WiFi, and barbecue grills. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub? Other popular spa hotels in Darwin include BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park and Mercure Darwin Airport Resort.
What's the most popular hotel in Darwin with an on-site water park or a water park nearby?
Darwin Waterfront Apartments is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring water park access, an outdoor pool, and 6 restaurants.
What's the best place to stay near Darwin International Airport (DRW)?
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 2 bars and a restaurant. It’s located a short 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Darwin Intl. Airport. Other options close to the airport are Novotel Darwin Airport and Darwin Airport Inn.
How is it staying in Darwin?
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Darwin, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping, and beaches. Culturally rich and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its parks, museums, and theaters. Top sights in the city include Darwin Waterfront, Mindil Beach, and Cullen Bay Marina. In Darwin, there are 184 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Darwin?
Cultural venues include Darwin Deckchair Cinema, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and Darwin Entertainment Centre. Families come for attractions such as Aquascene, Indo Pacific Marine, and Crocodylus Park. Landmarks like Brown’s Mart Theatre, WWII Oil Storage Tunnels, and World War II Display might be worth a visit.
What's the seasonal weather like in Darwin?
The hottest months are usually October and November with an average temp of 84°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 79°F. The rainiest months in Darwin are January, February, March, and December, with each month seeing an average of 13 inches of rainfall.

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