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Mantra on the Esplanade

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia (Formerly Saville Park Suites Darwin)
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Ranked #5 of 36 hotels in Darwin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a room with a harbour view which is well worth it. There is constant boat traffic with storms and changing colours across the water. Although the decor is a little tired, the rooms were clean and very comfortable. Service in general was also good. The pool area is reasonably large and a refreshing place to sit, read and... More

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Haifa, Israel
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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location, decently sized very clean rooms, a beautiful seaview ( if you pay for it:-)), friendly and somewhat helpful service. However it took us two days to get somebody to open a window, the hotel refused to honor the agent (hotel.com) breakfast price, no bath robes available, the preparation of the room at checkin was slow although the hotel... More

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Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I moved room several times as each of the rooms that I was assigned had some significant problems. Staff were very helpful and assisted me with moving room, very apologetic. Location is great very central. No free wifi. The property as a whole needs some serious maintenance. The swimming pool is missing numerous tiles. Whilst the location is great and... More

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Canberra
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights in a 1-BR harbour-view room (altho you can't see much water from the first floor) and our experience was excellent. Check-in was quick and efficient (as was our check-out....and no surprises). Our room was modern, light-filled, clean, quiet, spacious with a tropical outlook. The bathroom similarly was clean & spacious (although some flexibility is required to... More

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

Hi KandTCanberra Thanks for the 3 "greats" the team loved it! And I appreciated the effort you’ve taken in writing such a comprehensive review. On the pool front at this stage we are planning to close it for a week in July (sort of cold in Darwin then) and have it and the Spa completely resurfaced. Also whilst we don't... More

Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for the CKD and the waterfront. Good access to the bus station and other transport links. Rooms of a good size and kept clean and tidy. Try not to get a room at the back of the hotel as there is a back packers across the street that can be very noisy. Not the hotels fault!!

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

Thanks Norwichh appreciate you choosing us for your recent "long-stay" and for taking the time to write. The team and I look forward to being of service to you again in the future should the need arise. Kind Regards Mike Blank General Manager Mantra on the Esplanade More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for business for 3 nights. It's located near the centre of town and within about 15 mins from airpor (by car). Check-in was ok. Rooms- nicely appointed with water views, full kitchen, ensuite, linen and basic room service items. Room service- I didn't use. Restaurant and bar- great food and service! (great gluten free options) Location- opposite... More

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

Hi Richolisa Thanks for choosing us as your place to stay for your recent business trip and great to hear we ticked all the boxes including a range of Gluten Free dining options. Chef takes time in ensuring we can deliver a range of dining experiences that cater for individual preferences. We look forward to welcome you back again in... More

South Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a week in a one bedroom apartment & are very happy with our choice. From booking to our departure everyone was helpful. Reading reviews for Darwin hotels I was worried about what to expect prior to arrival. The apartment was spacious with a large balcony overlooking the harbour. We were on the eighth(top) floor which provided... More

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

Hello CarolIT59 We really appreciate you taking the time to write such an extensive review - including some great tips around car parking. We do as you say enjoy a fantastic location in the heart of Darwin. The team and I look forward to being of service to you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike Blank General Manager Mantra... More

Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just returned from a 3 day stay prior to boarding the Ghan. We had a 1 bedroom Harbour view apartment for 3 persons. Apartment was very clean and well appointed with everything we needed. A walk out the back entrance and you are in Mitchell street with many eateries and nearby supermarket. Excellent service from the restaurant staff when... More

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

Thanks for writing Jun0 I've passed it on to the team particularly the Food and Beverage guys who were delighted with your feedback as was I. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike Blank General Manager Mantra on the Esplanade More

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights after our Ghan Railway trip from Adelaide. We found our room was everything we were looking for spacious, well appointed with beautiful harbour sunsets. Staff were very helpful and friendly making sure we made the most of our time in Darwin. We enjoyed the positive relaxed environment of the hotel. Fully recommend a stay here.

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

Hi SueSmour Delighted to have you over to visit from Wellington and thanks for taking the time to post a great review. The team and I really appreciate it. Kind Regards Mike Blank General Manager Mantra on the Esplanade More

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights with a wheelchair accessable booking. We were given a ground floor 3 bedroom apartment which was perfect, it had washing machine and dryer. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly and the food was excellent,both breakfast and bar food.

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

Hi brianandmarg Thanks for taking the time to share your recent stay experience. The team and I were delighted to hear you had a wonderful time. If you are ever in our part of the world again it would be our pleasure to welcome you to stay again. Kind Regards Mike Blank General Manager Mantra on the Esplanade More

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Additional Information about Mantra on the Esplanade

Also Known As:
Mantra On The Esplanade Hotel Darwin
Mantra On The Esplanade Darwin
Address: 88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia (Formerly Saville Park Suites Darwin)
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Darwin
#3 Family Hotel in Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra on the Esplanade 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located within the heart of Darwin’s Central Business District, the award-winning Mantra on the Esplanade, overlooks Darwin Harbour to the Arafura Sea and the city skyline. This beautiful four and a ½ star hotel has been recently refurbished and offers 140 one, two and three bedroom apartments as well as 64 hotel rooms. It also has a restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool and spa. Apartments have large private balconies, perfect for experiencing a famous Northern Territory sunset. The hotel is adjacent to the Mitchell Street restaurant hub and within walking distance to the CBD, city shopping, Government House, Cullen Bay Marina, the Wharf precinct (and new Convention Centre) and the Entertainment Centre. ... more   less 
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