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Palms Motel

100 McMinn Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights at the Palms following our arrival in Darwin on a birding trip. The location was perfect for us, since the hotel is next door to the Botanic Gardens and near the Stuart Highway as well, so it was easy to get out of town quickly to visit some birding locations. The accommodation is basic: the room... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Fairly basic but good sized room [superior hotel room] Nice pool area. A little disappointed that being on The Esplanade that no room actually looked out to the sea. Were told that our balcony looked out over the gardens - well - some palm tops but mainly rooftops. Great location - a few minutes walk to city centre/ restaurants/ Coles... More 

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Dili, East Timor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We used their left-luggage service and had bags not arrive. Their quick and courteous help enabled us to track the bag and recover it from the airline. All their handling was on video and easy for them to check on our behalf. Thanks guys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Palms Motel is a simple motel in a good location. The motel is just outside the city centre but it is easy to walk in Darwin for shopping: it takes about 15 minutes to get to the shopping area and restaurants. There is a pub across the road from the motel. The motel is ideally situated for visiting the Botanic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay was spacious and comfortable, close to the city and mindil beach for a evening walk or go to the pub across the road for a beer or a feed or both or to the casino, I'd recommend to anybody and I'd come back for.sure

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Had a very warm welcome.booked in and as I was not going to the airport in the morning .they said I could stay over my booking out time.the room was very clean and had all the basic things,tv,microwave. Kettle,fridge,tea/coffee etc.aircon unit and fan.there is a pub across the road that does very good food.thestaff at PM are very helpful.would recommend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We found the Palms to be basic but very clean and tidy with helpful, friendly proprietors. Good for those on a budget or with families. On a map it seemed close to town but proved a little far for walking, particularly with heavy bags of groceries (Woolworths being several blocks away). There is an inviting pool and a hotel restaurant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This hotel was reasonable cost for Darwin. It had a very nice pool area, which was very welcome after a hot day sight seeing. It was quite convenient for Mindl beach, a bit of a longer walk to the town centre. The room was basic, but was clean, although a gap under the front door did allow cockroaches to pay... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My husband & I plus our 24 year old daughter stayed at Palms Motel for 2 nights while attending a family wedding in Darwin. We had a family room which was very spacious and very clean. The aircon was reasonably quiet and very efficient. The beds were extremely comfortable too. It was quiet and in a great location close to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We found this motel via Topend recommendation. To our surprise, it was very very good, clean,quiet, value for money and the owners were most helpful. My family was very happy with the spacious family room we got (2 adults and a 10 yo). I would recommend it as a good place for budget family travellers. Your own kitchen and your... More 

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