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Dingo Moon Lodge

88 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Ranked #13 of 39 Specialty lodging in Darwin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Slept here 3 nights, triple room without window.. Good AC and fan, small fridge in room. Comfortable. Nice pool with lots of seating areas and tables to meet and talk .. Breakfast very good self service, clean up after. Shower and wc shared and usually clean, except late at night. Great quiet location.. Staff super friendly !!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When we arrived for a three-night stay at Dingo, we realized this was a party city and the hostel was party central. Our room was right next to the laundry facilities, which were being used all night long. I could feel the bed frame as I slept since the mattress wasn't very thick and if you use the air conditioning,... More

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Geelong, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here after my Kakadu Safari & had a blast at this friendly little hostel. Dirty & dusty and ready for the City again this was a the perfect choice. Decided to spend up big & take a whole room to myself.............$102.00 well spent for a double room, air conditioning in the quietest of hostels. Make sure you are up... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent rooms, clean toilets and showers, and friendly staff. Only drawback is that it's farther than most of the other hostels to restaurants, and that it doesn't have its own bar. Definitely a good value for the price and will stay there again.

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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

(This is the first time I give a terrible-rating. But oh boy, they deserve it. I refer to one of the female staff members. The other one seemed okay.) Quote from my confirmation email: "Our reception is open from 6:30 AM until 8:30 PM, however we have late check-in details that are emailed at the time of booking confirmation if... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights in a single room. Hostel was pretty quiet and peaceful, the pool with overhanging frangipani a great spot to get away from the hustle and bustle and heat. It's fairly small, the staff were really helpful and friendly and I met some lovely other travellers. The facilities are good too, on the older side... More

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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I only stayed one night here, having traveled to Darwin with the Ghan from Alice Springs and before heading off to Bali. This place has been recommended to me by a friend and I did not regret my choice: The hostel has a cool vibe to it, is well run and clean. What's best, laundry service is free of charge... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for 2 nights. It was one of the best I've been to in Australia. Really good kitchen, clean and fully organized; free and rich breakfast; nice swimming pool; clean showers and toilets; nice conformable dorms. It's into the main street, close to the city center, and also to the Grayhound bus stop (about 5 minutes... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent hostel in the heart of Darwin. I stayed here for 8 nights whilst travelling. Like most hostels in the northern territory and west Australian it is more expensive per night compared to the east coast but don't let that put you off. Unlike a lot if the hostels on Mitchell Street, Dingo Moon was pleasantly quite, and situated away... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed here for one night when we got back from a trip around kakadu. We booked a double room which was clean and just what we needed after a lot of camping. There was aircon, a fan and a fridge in the room. The location is pretty good on the more quiet part of Mitchell street. Pool looked nice.... More

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Address: 88 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
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One of the most centrally located and consistently maintained backpackers in Darwin. Dingo Moon is independently owned, offering more value for money including Australia’s best free backpacker’s breakfast. Dingo Moon's location allows easy access to all shops, attractions and popular venues within the Darwin area. The lodge offers a variety of rooms suitable to every traveller. All rooms are air conditioned which is available 24 hours day, all double rooms and some dorms include fridges. ... more   less 
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