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Poinciana Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Mitchell & McLachlan St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Ranked #26 of 38 hotels in Darwin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tasmania, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Budget hotel, nice and friendly staff, recently refurbished, had a nice stay. Would recommend :) my kids really enjoyed the pool area and it's in such a good location. Still needs a bit of work, but was nice and clean.

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Lorne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mouldy bathroom, extremely noisy, uncomfortable beds and very out dated. I'm all for using budget accommodation on occasions but it has to be clean! I didn't feel comfortable showering in the bathroom it was that disgusting.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blood-smeared linnen, no staff at the reception (you have to call them at your own expense to check in), dirty, scary people around the motel and extremely out-dated infrastructure. Completely over-priced.

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Nowra, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 9, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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
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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
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6 helpful votes 6 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
1 review
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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Address: Cnr Mitchell & McLachlan St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Poinciana Inn 3*
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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 15th September 2013 we are under new ownership and management. ... more   less 
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