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BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel

#8 of 38 Hotels in Darwin
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4.0 of 5
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225 McMillans Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have stayed there before for business. Nice clean rooms, shower in my room needed a re-firb but the rest of the room was clean, quiet and comfortable. Awesome pillows The in house meal was just what I wanted. The restaurant, outside bar and pool area is excellent to relax in when returning from a days work.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean but felt cramped. More space would have made the stay much more comfortable. Very small bathroom and kichenett. Location is quite convenient especially when you need to rest after a flight.

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

Dear sharika_van, Thank you for your time in leaving a review on TripAdvisor. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location and that it was convenient after your flight. We do appreciate you choosing to stay with us and we hope we can have you stay with us next time you're passing through Darwin on your next vacation. More 

Alice Springs, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This company was selected by our travel agent for the few hours that we had as a lay over in Darwin on our way to Asia. The facility is just outside of the airport, so does not incur the expense of those on site. The experience was no less than we would have expected, from the time of our arrival... More 

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

Dear aandmwardle, Thank you very much for your time in leaving us a review on TripAdvisor. We're pleased to hear that you had a pleasant short stop over at our motel. We do hope to welcome you back next time. We hope you had a great time in Asia. Regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived after midnight at Darwin airport, they picked me up in the shuttle bus which I believe to be free. Two female staff seemed very courteous and friendly which was nice. Room was nice, clean, bed was comfortable. Shower had great pressure. Was back up to go to work, again the pleasant staff member took me there in the shuttle... More 

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

Dear Phillip A, Thank you very much for your time in leaving a wonderful review on TripAdvisor! We're very pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay. Thank you for mentioning our friendly stuff, its great to hear from our guests that they enjoyed the shuttle service that we provide. Thank you once again for the feedback, we hope... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pick up service from the airport is excellent, staff are friendly polite and helpful, the room was clean modern and comfortable with good amenities, nice pool area, bar and bistro next door. Would definitely stay there again if in Darwin.

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

Dear T2093VPphilb, Thank you for your time in leaving an excellent review on TripAdvisor! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our friendly shuttle service. We also appreciate your comments toward our clean and comfortable rooms. We appreciate your kind comments and we do hope to have you stay with us soon. Safe travels More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 5 days in advanced and required late check out due to my arrival time. $25 extra. I arrived at 0130 the lady at check in was the only good thing about my entire stay. She was nice and asked if I wanted to order breakfast. The latest time was 0930 so I ordered my very expensive bacon and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Very helpful if you want to set up a tour. The photos on the web site accurately reflect the rooms I stayed in. 5 min trip to the check in counters at the airport. I would defiantly stay again if in the area.

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

Dear Ilb75, Thank you for your time in leaving us an excellent review on TripAdvisor. We're thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for mentioning our friendly staff, we're happy that we were able to help with the tour. Thank you once again for your feedback we hope to welcome you back next time you're in Darwin.... More 

Bundeena, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The hotel provides a free shuttle to and from the airport and despite being 1am the staff were helpful and cheery and efficient. The late night rate was of very good value. The business room was basic but with a HD television, tea and coffee provided, good bed and bathroom plus a balcony. Also air conditioned. Breakfast can be ordered... More 

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

Dear Graham B, Thank you for leaving us an excellent review on TripAdvisor! We're thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stop over at our motel. Thank you for mentioning our helpful staff and airport pick up and drop off service. We also appreciate your comments regarding our business room facilities, we're happy you enjoyed them. We hope to welcome... More 

Mechanicsville, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Depending on you desires, this location can be great or not so much. It's close to the airport for an easy in and out. If the city and beaches are your scene, this is not close to them. Overall though this not a bad place to stay at. Rooms are clean, have nice balconies and the hotel is next to... More 

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

Dear blm976, Thank you for your time in leaving a review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback regarding our convenient location to the airport as well as our clean rooms. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have you stay with us next time. More 

Orange, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We found the staff to be delightfully helpful. Position of motel to airport convenient and the complimentary shuttle bus to and from airport fantastic. The rooms were comfortable and well appointed...

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

Dear wendymcnab1, Thank you for your time in leaving us an excellent review on TripAdvisor! We're delighted to hear that you had a pleasant stay at our motel. Thank you for mentioning our wonderful staff, we're pleased that they were helpful during your stay. We also appreciate your feedback regarding our location and our airport pick up and drop off... More 

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