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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   116 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sunshine Coast Qld
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The check in was fairly quick and staff friendly, the room was a little outdated and could do with new decor. Room Service was fast and food was fresh, the mini bar is also well stocked. the hotel is only minutes from the main street and all the goings on in Darwin.

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear NewlyTravellers Thank you for your review. It is pleasing to see that you enjoyed the service extended to you by the team and our room service offerings. Thank you once again. The team and I look forward to your return visit. Kind Regards Carey Osborne More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel, breakfast a bit average, needed to sell my first born to Angelina Jolie to fund internet access. Also, only really big pillows. Sore neck. 200 characters minimum for review? Saaaaaayyyyy whaaaaaat!!

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Jarrod Ashely M Thank you for your review. Our Wireless internet is complimentary in our lobby for all of our guests and our HHonors Gold and Diamond guests do receive internet on a complimentary basis through the entire property. From your comments, I am perhaps incorrectly assuming that you have selected the "faster" and megabytes option in order to... More

Darwin, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stay at this hotel many times a year in Darwin. Whilst the building is aged, it has recently undergone a refurbishment of the pool area and is generally in good shape. What I find most enjoyable is the attitude of the staff. Their demeanour, friendliness and assistance is first class. I especially appreciate the breakfast front counter staff who... More

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Ian P Thank you for your review and I am pleased to hear that your stay with us was an enjoyable one. The pool deck is fantastic and is a great way to spend some time relaxing. I greatly appreciate the comments in regards to our team who do a wonderful job in looking after our guests. Thank you... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located between the Esplanade and Mitchell Street. Highlight is the quality and dedication of the staff. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. Excellent pool especially for lap swimming. Free undercover parking.

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy O Thank you for your review and for your comments in regards to our wonderful team, who always do their best to look after our guests. It is pleasing to see that you enjoyed your stay at our property and that you find our rooms to be spacious and comfortable. Thank you once again and we look forward... More

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

Room on first floor, poor noise insulation, breakfast sets up at 2am and is very noisy, could hear next door as though they were sharing my room. Lifts noisy and "ping" when they arrive at each level. Room was musky/smelly, spiders webs and dust in corners around back of toilets etc. Didn't like to walk on carpet without shoes. Shower... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

paid over $350 and got very small room with no veiws, every thing was dated and expected bit more when paing top dollers and having the Hilton brand attached. Restaurant was ok but nothing special, will not stay here

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Jess Thank you for your review and I apologise that you did not enjoy your time at our hotel and that we did not meet your expectations. If I can ever be of any assistance in the future, please do not hesitate to contact me. Kind Regards Carey Osborne More

Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night before boarding the Ghan. We originally booked another hotel on the Great Southern Railways site but it was full so they booked us in here- without asking. The price was high- but I think this is par for the course in Darwin at this time of year. When we arrived the receptionist... More

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Helen A. It is disappointing to read that you did not enjoy your stay at our hotel. Our property is older and as a result of your feedback, the entire room has been repainted. On a positive note, I am pleased that you found our team to be friendly and helpful. Once again, thank you.... More

Turramurra, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in dire need of refurbishment - at over $400 a night it is a disgrace. I got shifted from a "suite", a dark double storied monstrosity with peeling walls and holes in the walls and awful 70s bathroom and decor. The carpet was worn and again very old. The telephone system had no directions as to how... More

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments An38. I am sorry that you were disappointed with your stay at our property. Our painter is working his way through our rooms and re-painting them. Once again sincere apologies that you left with a less than positive impression, your opinions are valued. Should you decide to revisit Darwin, please do reach out to me... More

Broome
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience with wonderful staff that make your holiday a time to remember, nothing is a problem so helpful, kind and polite. Would recommend you go and try for your self. The staff also had wonderful idea's and tours to go on if that is what you are wanting. The staff helped book all of our adventures and we found... More

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review David M. I am delighted the our team could assist in making your stay with us such a wonderful experience. The Darwin region is a beautiful and unique one and I am pleased that we could assist you in enjoying your time in the Top End. Thank you once again. The team and I hope... More

Katherine, Australia
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked into this hotel as we needed somewhere convenient to stay for a Saturday night function. We were in the heart of the city and were given a room with a great harbour view. All the staff were friendly and attentive, the room was clean and made up the following morning and the breakfast was great. The pool area... More

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Helen T Thank you for your review and it is pleasing to see that you had a "perfect weekend" at our property. Our pool area is one of the best in Darwin and is a great way to relax and unwind after a busy day. Once again, thank you. The team and I look forward to your return visit.... More

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Address: 116 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin 4*
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DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin is in the perfect location to enjoy stunning parkland with ocean views, and the excitement of Darwins most vibrant location, Mitchell Street.DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin is well known for its large outdoor pool and bar that many visitors like to spend a couple of hours around in the tropical climate. Free Parking ... more   less 
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