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3 Kellway Street, Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Capricornia Motel
Ranked #29 of 38 hotels in Darwin
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
26 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is a great basic hotel - located conveniently near a lot of Darwin attarctions and a short taxi trip to CBD and Mitchell St. Friendly local staff will help you out and tell you how to get there. Rooms are basic but clean. Also close to the Casino - you can have a pleasant walk there and if you... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

I booked by phone from Melbourne but my handbag with all my details was forgotten.Qantas Freight were very helpful. Because i had no ID on me i had to verify my phone number to qantas who accepted my verification. Arriving at the Capricornia, my first impression about the motel is that it looks run down and is people unfriendly. i... More

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Perth , Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

The Capricornia Motel is a small budget hotel over the road from the water front. The rooms are clean and functional. It is over the road from the water front where there are some great walks. Within walking distance of the Ski Club, Museum and Casino. The Ski Club is close enough to walk for good budget meals and on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Word of caution: if you stay here, whatever you do make sure you check out by 10am as you risk being literally chucked out of your room! This happened to my friend and I after oversleeping on a Saturday morning [I was still jetlagged after trip overseas]. A knock on the door at 10.20am by the cleaner, and came in... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed 3 nights. Place looks run down and is on market for sale currently. Cheap price and clearly budget accommodation. Clean. Bed made up daily. Free wifi. Great sunsets just across the road plus Yacht Club opposite great place for food and drink. Bus to downtown just outside hotel 3 bucks each way and regular service. For what it was,... More

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Perth, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

If you just need a bed and don't have high expectations of nice decor then this might do. It's on the bus stop and opposite Fanny Bay /sailing club. The staff were cheerful. Fanny bay allows visitors and has lovely views, cold beer and good inexpensive meals.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a week after traveling from Sydney to Darwin. It is the 5th motel we had stayed at in Darwin as we were trying to find a nice suburb to move into. The room was absolutely terrible to say the least, of all the places in Darwin that we stayed at this was honestly the worst. We stayed... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

We booked a room at the Capricornia last minute and they were really helpful in leaving the key out for us. We arrived at about 9 and unfortunately the key didn't work so we needed help getting in. The lady was super friendly and helpful - apologising profusely. The room was simple- bed was comfy. Bathroom was very old and... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

For a cosmopoltan city which continues to go ahead in leaps and bounds, this place has been left behind. Substandard facilities, very tired appearance and flippant staff. Our advice? Don't! There are far better options in Darwin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

our holiday at darwin was the best ever part because of our fantastic accomadation at the Capricornia which was very homely and comfortable. the reviews which were made before that were negative against the capricornia were very picky.and we were uncertain which to whether to book there but we were very pleasantly surprised . there it a big clean shared... More

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Address: 3 Kellway Street, Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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