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Palmerston Sunset Retreat

8 Renwick Court, Darwin, Northern Territory 0830, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We were very happy with Palmerston Sunset Retreat. Clean and well appointed. Nice position giving us a nice tropical aspect with the pool and palm gardens. The location was in between the main areas of Darwin and Rural suburbs which was ideal for our planned visits. I recommend this over the hotels in the area. A lot easier to access.... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The room was clean and quiet. We enjoyed the breakfasts and especially the mangos from their farm. We especially appreciated Jan's knowledge and advice on tourist activities. We hope to visit Australia and Darwin again and would not hesitate to use this B and B

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed for 7 nights at the retreat. Jan and Brian went out of their way to make us feel at home. The rooms were very clean and the beds were comfortable. The resort is hidden away from the main roads which makes it very peaceful and have beautiful tropical plants at the back. It's also about 2 mins drive... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The description and reviews promised a lot for this suburban B&B but we were a bit disappointed. Accommodation in Darwin is expensive and this is no exception at $275 per night not including breakfast although Jan did give us some lovely mango from their farm. We were two family couples who stayed in the Kadek Suite and the suite is... More 

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our property and outling the high quality of our amentities and wonderful location. Our property reflects the use of outdoor spaces like "verandahs" poolside BBQ/Cooking and ultra large TV and seating areas that are reflection of how Darwinites live in a very tropical climate. We note your recommendations and have plans submitted for... More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I stayed at Jan and Brians lovely retreat recently on a trip home to see my older children whilst attending a few other appointments...I stayed there 8 days feeling truly at home, very relaxed and at peace, it has an atmosphere of being in a tropical resort but tucked away in the heart of Palmerston near the Woolworths shops at... More 

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

We appreciate that you have taken your time to review our property. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. It is very rare that we are away and appreciate your comments which have been passed onto Harry our caretaker during your stay. More 

Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I must admit I was really looking forward to staying there, spent a fair bit of time checking various hotels and B&Bs in Darwin. Was aware that owners were away for fist week, no problem there. A few problems at the start, ceiling fan not working, small fridge rather noisy when compressor came on during the night but worst of... More 

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

We thankyou for taking the time to review our property. We note your stays of 4 nights and upon reading the note left in the suite we have contacted you. As a small family operated business it concerns us that your expectations were not met. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

A very comfortable, even elegant, place to stay in a quiet and handy location, with very pleasant and friendly hosts. We stayed upstairs for a few nights before moving down to the larger family unit (book early!). Both 'units' were well set up, functional, clean and nicely furnished. I for one am very happy with the idea of an outside... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Went to Palmerston to visit my sister and was looking for a well-priced two bedroom apartment with facilities to prepare meals for the family. This property was everything we needed. They even supplied a highchair and port-a-cot for our 18 month old daughter at no extra cost. Jan and Brian were very welcoming, even giving our two children icecreams on... More 

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Thank Karen J
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Very warm hospitality with down to earth hosts Jan and Brian. Swimming Pool was very relaxing. Most important thing for me was the high level of cleanliness. I had the Kadek Suite which was spacous and nicely furnished in a tropical Bali style. Location was close to facilities for dining out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

After a delay in Darwin picking up hire car, I was late arriving. Brian was very helpful and showed me how the room worked etc. Couple of things went wrong: A/C was intermittently working and shower head ?too heavy for the wall kept falling down but both were sorted out quickly by Brian on return from work. Room was clean... More 

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

We thankyou for taking the time to review our property. We are pleased you found the suites clean and comfortable. We will take on board your suggestions to enhance the room amentities. More 

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