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BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   225 McMillans Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
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Ranked #17 of 38 hotels in Darwin
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were friendly and very accommodating. As someone else's review stated parking is easy with a compact car due to the size of the spaces and the concrete poles, anything bigger park on the road. I found the pub a great place to eat good economical meals and the room wasn't bothered by noise. Out the back I had a... More

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27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is close to the airport but is along way from Darwin city. It has a free shuttle service to pick you up 24/7 on your arrival, which is ok if you have a phone, it would be great if they had a direct access phone in the arrivals area like at many other airports. The rooms were clean... More

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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as we had an early morning flight so wanted to be close to the airport. As it happened, our flight was delayed due to the Indonesian volcano so we ended up staying for extra nights. The staff extended our room at the same rate indefinitely, which was great given the uncertainty around our travel plans. The... More

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Kununurra
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed for 1 night recently, what can I say it was the worst night I have spent in a motel !!!! The noise from the Tavern next door that continued until 1am in the morning was so loud sleep was impossible . The building seems to resonate every little sound made in the building right through... More

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Dear Dean B, We were expecting this review as you told us that you would be placing online feedback unless we gave you the room free of charge. We do use a professional pest control contractor and our last treatment was only 2 weeks before your stay. On your report of cockroaches in your room we did immediately inspect it... More

perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The beds were nice and comfortable. There is parking but you share it with a lot of big 4 x 4's and it is squishy to get in and out of the bays as they are under the building and there are a lot of concrete support poles so you really need your whit's about you parking.

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162 reviews 162 reviews
47 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Only stayed at the motel one night, we chose this motel as it was close to the airport, and we had a very early morning flight, the rooms were well presented and clean, a nice swimming pool. There was a large Pub Tavern next door that served nice meals at reasonable prices. But the best thing about the motel was... More

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Kim P, Manager at BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Dear BangkokTitch, thank you for your kind remarks. We hope to welcome you again soon. Safe travels. More

Perth, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This relatively new hotel is comfortable and has very helpful and friendly staff. Free shuttle service is provided from and to the airport, 24 hours a day. It does not have it's own restaurant but the pub next door is filling that gap for lunch and dinner. The hotel features a nice pool + spa with sufficient deck chairs.

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Kim P, Manager at BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Dear reto6065, thanks for the great feedback. More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed one night in this hotel on our way to Bali during the Easter break. The free shuttle bus to hotel and back to airport & its location being so close to airport was best thing about this hotel but our room was small with number of small brown cockroaches running all over the place! The room certainly needed... More

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Kim P, Manager at BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Dear LeMoj, we appreciate the feedback. All the best. More

Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Handy motel not far from the airport and offers nice clean rooms and free internet, which is good. Room and bed were comfortable and I had a big breakfast delivered to the room in the early morning before my flight out. Has a club-restaurant right next door.

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Kim P, Manager at BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Dear Maikzone, glad you enjoyed your stay. Safe travels. More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Darwin is a pricy place by nature cause of its remoteness ..in that case, this hotel is a great value.. the greatest advantage is that is close to the ariport ...if you are not planning to rent a car, don't stay there...in my case it was great...close to the highway and airport and could drive to the cbd without any... More

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Kim P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Dear thiagop1982, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience staying with us. Thank you for the positive feedback. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. More

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Address: 225 McMillans Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Darwin
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