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

On our trip around Australia we much enjoyed Darwin and were very happy to stay at the Mantra. Beautiful location to the waterfront and great room. The staff also helped us to organise trip to Litchfield - wonderful! When we went to Alice Springs and Kakadu we already check out.

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

What a wonderful hotel. the location is very central, only a short walk to the center of the night life. The staff are very friendly and helpfull, we stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment with views of the esplanade, what a fantastic spot to watch the sunset..

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

Thanks Anita W great to have you over from Perth and delighted to read you found the team friendly and helpful. Our One Bedroom Harbour Apartments do provide one of the best "seats" in Darwin for a cracking sunset! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Darwin, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very modern hotel in a great location on the Esplanade. A short walk to Mitchell Street, the waterfront restaurants and shopping mall. The staff were faultless & the rooms were very spacious with great attention to detail. If available a view of the water is amazing.

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

Thanks Tony W - I know I'm biased but I do believe we have one of the best locations in Darwin and as you mentioned a pretty terrific view of the harbour and surrounds. We appreciate you taking the time to write and look forward to being of service to you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Coolangatta, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for about 30 nights over a 5 month period ( for work), and we were so grateful for the exceptional service. All of the staff did everything possible to make our stays, and that of our tour group, an exceptional experience. Front office, especially Saquib, Alina, Paula, Crisnieh, Prafulla and Jose were great. We... More 

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

Wow!! Thanks leigh232015 I think that's probably the best review the team have ever received and it goes without saying they were delighted with both their individual recognition and the overall impact the team managed to make on your stay experience. It would be our pleasure to have you stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Bowral, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, separated by a trip to Kakadu, the reception staff notably Grace and Saqib were exception! Kind, generous and extremely accommodating. It was a real pleasure to stay at the Mantra on the Esplanade, nothing was too much trouble, the rooms were clean, v functional and well equipped, we had a fabulous time! Thank you !

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

Thanks for the great review LucyForbes of Bowral. The individual team members you highlighted really appreciated the mention. The team and I look forward to being of service to you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mantra on The Esplanade is a nice hotel in a great location. The staff were friendly and efficient. The room was big. The bed was a little hard for my liking, however when I mentioned it the following day, they put a mattress topper on for the second night. The air con in the room was good, however it... More 

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

Hi shanemelb1968 Thanks for taking the time to write and delighted to read you enjoyed your time with us. I've also taken your feedback on the breakfast buffet particularly temperature but also evolution of our standard offerings and reviewed with our Executive Chef. We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mantra on the Esplanade is synonymous with perfect service. At least that was my experience! We had book a standard hotel room, which was great and better than what we expected. After the first night the aircondition broke, however to our fortune as we were upgraded to an apartment with kitchen, livingroom and balcony as well as a gorgeous city... More 

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

Thanks for the great review Joen F of Denmark. Very pleasing to read that whilst you had the odd issue the team were able to resolve them in an efficient and friendly manner. They take great pride in their service delivery and it's always nice to share external recognition with them. If ever in our part of the world again... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in 3bedroom apartment with harbour view and we weren't dissapointed . Very comfortable rooms , staff were wonderful and very helpful. Lovely breakfast everyday . Have stayed there twice now and would definitely stay again. Very central to everything as well

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

Hi Kathy H Thanks for choosing to stay with us again and delighted to share your feedback with the team it was much appreciated. We look forward to being of service to you again in the future. Kind Regards Mike More 

Brisbane, Australia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
62 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I was originally booked to stay at Mantra Pandanas but due to maintenance issue at that property, they transferred to Mantra esplanade with upgraded room with Harbour view. Hotel reception is clean and nice ambience. Staff at check in and check out were friendly and offered good customer service. I was allocated hotel room on 4th floor with Harbour view.... More 

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

Hi Luxurious88 Thanks for taking the time to write and I was delighted to read you found the team friendly and efficient. Sorry to note however you thought the room service food whilst looked good from a presentation perspective did not deliver on taste and that both dishes contained raw garlic. I've referred your feedback to my Food and Beverage... More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice rooms, clean, practical, no TV choice, movies cost 20$, a small bottle water costs a fortune. NO WIFI. WIFI costs 25$ A DAY!! No safebox in the room. Bathroom not renovated. Price in low season more than 200$ a night, without breakfast!! NOT WORTH THIS PRICE!

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

Hi JH07460 of Spain Sorry to read you found aspects of our additional service offerings too expensive for your requirements. If I can just clarify we do have all "free to Air" Australian TV channels available in the NT plus a range of Foxtel Channels but definitely not the 80 - 100 you may be use to in other parts... More 

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