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BEST WESTERN Darwin Airport Gateway Motel

4.0 of 5 225 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff are helpfull. Only a stop over so limited exposure. The hotel is conveniently located and airport pickup is done with ease, although when searching for the pick up point, do not look for any reference to Best Western as the parking bay is marked Gateway or an abbreviation of that name. Later checkout than 11:00 am are charged... More

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Dear Bruceb455, thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Safe travels More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if the outside does not look very appealing, the hotel has a good position near to the airport, and the room was nice and clean, with all the services we needed. Also the reception is open 24/7 which was not so easy to find in Darwin. Probably a little expensive for the kind of structure, but we had a... More

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Dear Silvia, Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand. Hope to welcome you back again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Provide a free Airport Shuttle both ways throughout 24 hours. We stayed here (3 couples) for 1st night in Darwin. Staff & reception excellent. Room good and big enough for a couple. Good shower, air conditioning excellent, breakfast served around pool was very enjoyable. Lovely pool and surrounds. Internet Wi-Fi free and worked better than almost any other place we... More

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

Dear Ayton, thank you very much for leaving us a positive review. Hope to see you next time. More

Nhulunbuy, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This motel is located somewhat central to Darwin if you have transport. This was the fifth time I've stayed at the Gateway, reception staff have always been friendly and eager to part with local advice. Rooms are a good size and always cleaned to a high standard and no traffic noise at night time to disturb sleep. Would stay again... More

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Thank you for completing the survey on your recent stay with us. We really appreciate your kind feedback. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

this hotel is close to the airport but close to nowhere the staff picks you up at the airport and takes you back very helpful but this place is a $60 rt cab ride to Darwin and a long bus ride to town on public transportation I was disappointed with this aspect of my choice of this hotel

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Dear Mary, Thank you for your review and feedback. Safe travels More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stayed here on our first and last nights in the Top End due to convenience to the airport. It has a complementary 24-hour shuttle between the hotel and the airport; when you land you need to call them to have it come, so make note of the number somewhere. The staff was very friendly. One of the rooms we stayed... More

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Dear TNEG, we appreciate your review and comments on your recent stay with us. Hope to see you again next time. Safe travels More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The owner picked us up from the airport and she was so lovely and friendly. They brought us breakfast out to the pool. I could not say one bad thing about the this place. The bed was so comfortable and I am a real fussy person when it comes to bed. Your allowed to smoke outside so it was perfect.... More

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

Dear Maree, thank you very much for leaving such a friendly review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon. More

Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 64
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