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Paravista Motel

5 Mackillop Street, Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 36 hotels in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the Paravista is an old motel however the rooms were clean, recently painted and the beds very comofortable and we found the manager to be helpful. We stayed for a couple of nights then went touring in litchfield for a couple of nights and came back for the night before flying back to Brisbane. We have no problem recommending... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guy at the reception was a bit obnoxious, but once you've dealt with him, the room was ok. Not perfect; the door to the ensuite had no tongue in it, and the AC was very noisy. The pool had leaves and other debris floating in it. The kitchen upstairs was equal to the worse camp kitchen I've seen in... More

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thank you for the review, but we treat our guest the same way the treat us,if you are rude to us we are rude back More

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14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Quiet location, slightly outside CBD but if you've got a hire car it's less than 5mins into town. Rooms are a little dated, and the aircon is loud, but a great spot overall. Comfy beds, a nice balcony, swimming pool and nearby pub/shops/ATM are very handy. We checked in very late, and the management were really helpful - responded to... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I am not sure how this motel got four and five stars from some travellers : I stayed in room 18 on the third floor and my impressions were far from good. The shower hot water did not work, the sink is small and no shelves to place your toiletries. One of the bedsides lamps was also not working. In... More

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Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This motel is great this is my second visit as i fly to a community from Darwin. The Parap markets are on Sat and the shopping centre in Parap is really convenient. Its close to the airport the suburb is quiet and the area is nice. I am a solo traveller so its perfect for my needs. The rooms are... More

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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I recently stayed at The Paravista Motel for a week and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. Absolutely loved the location - just around the corner from Parap Village and the Saturday markets. The bus stop is close by and I enjoyed being a few minutes from the city. The room was fantastic, clean and roomy and a nice little balcony.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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69 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This motel is a short drive from the airport, Mindil Beach, Cullen Bay and the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, but not that close to the city centre. It is also not far from Darwin Sailing Club, which serves very good meals with a great view (and is open to visitors from outside the Northern Territory, without... More

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Cambridge
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the Paravista for a total of 3 nights in early October.The main reasons I chose the hotel were that they would keep my bag in storage for 4 days while I went on a tour, their prices were within my budget while most of the other hotels in Darwin were too expensive,and,a huge plus, they have free... More

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Canberra Australia
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21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

A hotel built in the 1970s now in need of refurnishment and possibly a lift to the third floor. Comfortable, with everything you need in a stopover but out of the way - the only close attraction is the Parap markets on saturdays... otherwise you need a car.

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I was staying at the paravista the weekend of the wedding party from the 27th till the 30th of sept. and I witnessed first hand the disgusting drunken behaviour of the ( wedding party ) guests and I to was one of the people who rang the managers to complain about the noise and as far as I am concerned... More

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Address: 5 Mackillop Street, Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #8 of 36 hotels in Darwin
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