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Poinciana Inn

Cnr Mitchell & McLachlan St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Ranked #24 of 38 hotels in Darwin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nowra, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at Poinciana Inn was interesting to say the least. A last minute walk in booking on an EXTREEMLY busy time in Darwin ( V8 supercar week) had us desperate for a place to sleep our family of four. The staff were excellent and we were offered a room to sleep 4 of us. At a cost of $250... More

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were upgraded to a king room which had been recently renovated. We found the room to be very quiet. There is also a very nice pool area. Also appealing was location to town and our car hire was right next door. I agree the reception was a bit dingy but we found the staff very friendly and helpful

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Tunbridge Wells
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a superior room which, I believe, had benifited from a rolling program of room improvements on one of the upper floors or several days. The room was spacious, clean and reasonably well appointed. There were a couple of down sides, the reception area is dingy and needs to be spruced up. The ground floor rooms appear to... More

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this hotel for one night stay as it was close to the car hire company we were using. It was also convenient to the main city facilities and one of the cheapest hotels I could get in Darwin city. The lobby desperately needs an upgrade, but the room was clean, bright and freshly painted, and the bed was... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I recently had a one night stay at the Poinciana Inn, Darwin. I chose to stay there after seeing it on the internet as it was a good location and seemed to be quite nice from what I could see from the website photos. How wrong I was! On arrival, the "reception" area stank of stale cigarettes, my room (for... More

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Bathurst, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Was a good hotel for the price but new owners have increased price whilst lowering standards would not recommend as can be very noisy and standard of clientele is questionable so fear for safety of goods in hotel and would not stay there with wife and children although rooms are clean.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Stayed at the hotel in December for a 7 days. During my staff the staff where friendly and very helpful. The hotel has had an upgrade since my last visit with all new tiles around the pool different parts of the hotel have been painted. The outdoor area around the pool looks amazing and is an inviting place to sit... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Stayed here for one night aircon took all night to cool room. People rummaging around outside all night scanning ash trays for used cigarettes. Was cheap so don't expect too much. Spend a little bit more for a better nights sleep and a secure car park.

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Rome, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Like all the place in Australoa is expensive! Room very average all amenities coffee makers, microwave,tv, iron and boarding. Pool is. Very small, laundry is available, a kitchen is open to use it. When you arrive late the key is on safe box but nobody told me in advance so when I got there and I couldn't call because I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This was my second stay in 2 years - nothing much has changed. Very old and dated but clean and the location ideal. Easy walk to pubs in Mitchell street, but beware this motel has very limited off street parking, so if you park on the street in front of the motel make sure you have money in the meter... More

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Address: Cnr Mitchell & McLachlan St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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WELCOMEThe Poinciana Inn is located in the heart of Darwin's tourist, shopping, business and entertainment centre. Cafe's, restaurants, pubs and the cinema are a short stroll away. Located on the corner of Mitchell & McLachlan Streets, you will find that Mitchell Street is fast becoming the tourist haven of Darwin.We are self-rated at 3.5 star and offer a friendly personalised service. Notice: As of 6 June 2011 we are under new ownership and management. ... more   less 
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