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Mantra on the Esplanade

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88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia (Formerly Saville Park Suites Darwin)
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Was in Darwin for business for 4 nights and work booked this accommodation for me and was extremely disappointed with almost everything about this Hotel. The room I was put into had no balcony at all, was the size of a shoe box, on the 3rd floor with views of nothing but palm fronds (so much for actually having water... More 

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Northern Territory, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the hotel for 2 nights over the weekend. Fantastic location - just across from the water and from the back door you can access to restaurants, cafes, Coles, and other shops. The room was big with a very comfy bed though I find the lights very dim at night - I was there for work and needed to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here on business recently for two nights. The location is right on the Esplanade with rooms on the front of the hotel having good views, above about level 4. the back of the hotel leads out on to Mitchell Street with good access to all the bars and cafes. The rooms are a bit dated especially the bathroom... More 

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Chelmsford, Essex
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19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A good location for exploring Darwin. We stayed for a few days so that we could enjoy trips out we had booked to Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park. We also visited the local Crocosaurus Cove for a swimming experience with the crocodiles! The hotel itself is very clean and modern with a swimming pool for guests to use.... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hi global-ant of Essex Great to read you made the most of your time here in Darwin particularly a swim with our neighbours at Crocosaurus and getting out to the National Parks. As you mention we have a great location here in Darwin for setting up base whilst embarking on local adventures. Good luck for the rest of your travels.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights in a harbour view suite over the Anzac weekend. This a great location, situated across the road from the Esplanade parkland and walks, with easy access to shops and restaurants via the rear of the building. Negatives: the faded and marked lounge and the mould on the shower tiles - both well overdue for a... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hi Travel25 Glad to read you enjoyed your time with us and I've passed your tile grout issue to Housekeeping apologies for that - it's a constant battle up here in the tropics! Also delighted to read you did manage a coffee after Dawn Service - we played host to 220 servicemen and their families so we were a little... More 

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

Staff were friendly and accommodating. My one- bedroom unit was excellent, clean and quiet. Good pool area. Location. location, location - the park, the shops, restaurants are within walking distance.

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Thanks! iheartazulsensatori It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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236 reviews 236 reviews
49 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel for our stay in Darwin based on its location and we were not disappointed! We booked a regular room but on arrival we felt it was a shame to have a beautiful view of the sea but not be able to open the window to enjoy it (for safety reasons we were told) , so asked... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Christine R! We do enjoy a fantastic location here in Darwin. With regards to windows they are only opened by Maintenance for specific works and the practice is strictly controlled as there are no safety rails or opening gap restrictors as required by Australian legislation for high rise window operations these days. Delighted to read... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 8 night stay at the Mantra on the Esplanade at Darwin. Positioned opposite the esplanade walking park at the front and Mitchell street with its many eateries at the back exit plus the transit hub for easy trips to the airport. The staff couldnt do enough for you as when I asked for some chairs for... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Well thank you Frequentflyer038 it was our pleasure to have you stay with us for the last week or so and great to read you found our facilities and location to your liking. The team were also delighted to share your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here recently in a one bedroom apartment located on the seventh of eight floors. We had a balcony with a harbour view and were rewarded with stunning sunsets. The apartment had a large bedroom and separate lounge and kitchen. The latter has microwave, hot plate, dishwasher and fridge freezer and is well equipped with utensils and pots and... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hello Tom C Thanks for the great review and the plug for our fantastic sunsets!! We have got one of the best spots in the NT for those moments and as you mentioned pretty handy to everything else as well. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only in for one night, but really enjoyed my short stay. From the moment of check in to check out time, nothing seemed to much trouble. Warm, friendly welcome. Clean spacious suite & filling hot buffet breakfast in the morning. I will be happy to recommend this hotel.

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hi Phil K Thanks for taking the time to write and delighted to read you enjoyed your time with us. The team and I look forward to being of service to you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

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