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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 #6 of 38 hotels in Darwin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Mantra on Esplanade in early July for 4 nights. Rooms were comfortable , clean and with great views looking out over Fannie Bay (I think!!!) and in a very good location. But the main feature was the warm, friendly hospitality offered by the staff. I arrived very early on Thursday morning with nothing to do, so the... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

31/2 star experience. booked a 3 bedroom apt on 4th floor, nice balcony ,large living area but soulless- barely adequate couch for 5 people with no arms on the 3 single modular type chairs in a very large room they could have been more generous (couch also quite worn).Good TV with Foxtel. Full kitchen in the middle was dark with... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
69 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent our final 2 nights at Mantra on the Esplanade in Darwin. The hotel lobby that greeted us when we arrived was spacious. The assistant manager who attended to us appeared friendly and was quite prompt with our check-in. However, she wasn't too happy when we checked back at 12pm to see if our room was ready as we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My best friend & I shared a lovely two bedroom, two bathroom corner suite on 7th floor when we traveled to Darwin in June '14. I'd spoken to the helpful Brighley on Reception before we got there & she continued to be helpful during our ten days. I'd stayed there before & loved it & it was even better this... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking forward to some R&R after spending a week living out of a camper exploring Kakadu and booked the Mantra due to its good reviews and location. We had a bumpy start when we arrived a bit early and so our room wasn't ready..they stored our bags and said they would ring when room was ready. By 1:45... More

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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed 1 night after a bus tour,and arrived quite late and was upgraded, which was nice but hard to appreciate as I was leaving early the next day. I had a view but of course it was night time. The room was very nice,clean,modern,but no free brekky and no free wifi. Why dont they offer this?.To me this is... More

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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for one night following our camper van trip. The hotel was over priced for the standard of quality received. Wifi was not free, there was no free water in the room. The staff were helpful on the desk, but only when asked. No information was provided to us when we checked in. There seemed to be a lot... More

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Maitland, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment for a 7 day holiday June 2014 with views overlooking the harbour, the room itself was very comfortable and very clean along with the majestic views of the Darwin harbour, I can not comment enough from the time we booked in to the time we booked out, every thing was... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this apartment as we wanted a good breakfast before our motorhome trip. With 3 kids the apartment was great, large, 2 bathrooms. Decor is a bit dated but that never concerns me. The reception staff were very helpful, assisting with many small things from maps, directions to booking taxis. Good position with shopping strip just behind the apartment... More

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

Thanks for the great review www5 and delighted to read the team got you sorted on a range of things. We hope the motorhome trip went well! Kind Regards Mike More

Brisbane, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the 3 bedroom apartment overlooking the harbour. The room and view were magnificent. The hotel is in a great location-easy to walk to shops and eateries. We had two complaints. One-check in staff were not friendly or informative. We received no information about wifi, breakfast, dining options, or parking. There was also no information in the binder... More

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

Hello Dana S Thanks for taking the time to write and I was disappointed to read you hadn't been subjected to the reception teams normal full spiel on all our various bits and pieces so apologies for that and I've forwarded your comments to the team for review. With regards to tour buses I can only assume they had left... More

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Address: 88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia (Formerly Saville Park Suites Darwin)
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra on the Esplanade 4.5*
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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 1/2 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. Maintenance Advice: Please be advised that our hotel swimming pool will be closed from Sunday 27 July 2014 until Monday 10 August 2014 for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. ... more   less 
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