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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   116 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Ranked #16 of 38 hotels in Darwin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Vanessa P Perth, Australia
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little hotel has a great location with amazing views over the water if you ask for a front facing balcony room. Comfortable beds and pillows, room service is ok and prices are the norm. Breakfast starts at 3 am! Now that is a huge bonus if you are here on business! The bar and restaurant staff are super friendly... More

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

Dear Vanessa P Thank you for your comments and I am delighted that your stay at our hotel was such a wonderful one. We do have shave kits and toothbrush kits available on request, so please do not hesitate to ask for one on your next trip if required. I am glad you enjoyed the interactions with the team and... More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be careful when booking a hotel in Darwin through Quick Beds via the Flight Centre and perhaps other agencies. If you change the date, you apparently forfeit the cost of the room which seems unfair to say the least if, as one infers, it is peak time in the area and the room can be re-sold which, given the week's... More

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

Thank you for your comments Jeremy K. From your scores, I note that your stay at our hotel was an enjoyable one. Unfortunately the hotel is not able to control the terms and condtions of third party agents and I would recommend to access our best rates guaranteed to visit doubletree.com Thank you once again. The team and I hope... More

Moorooduc, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Helpful staff, clean & comfortable rooms, surprisingly good evening food quality. Quiet rooms. Will stay again, hopefully. Just across the road from the seaside. Lovely views. Darwin is a great city that more Australians should visit.

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

Dear Leon C Thank you for your comments. I am pleased that your stay with us was an enjoyable one and that you were pleased with all aspects of your visit to our hotel. The team and I look forward to your return. Kind Regards Carey Osborne More

2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location and lovely big hotel. Great facilities and lovely friendly helpful staff, however the hotel is very old and looking very tired. For what we paid it was ok value for money. The hotel rooms just need new carpet, a refresh paint job, new tiles and fixtures in the bathroom and modernised again. This was one of the flashest... More

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

Dear Jodiealg Thank you for your comments, they are greatly appreciated. I am pleased that you enjoyed the hotels' facilities and the service extended to you by the team. Thank you once again and we hope to see you once again on your next visit to the Top End. Kind Regards Carey Osborne More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I used to stay in this hotel when it was called the holiday inn. It has been renamed to the double tree, and with that name change came a significant price rise, with NO improvements. The service is terrible. I booked and paid for a room for 3 people, when we got to the room, only 2 towels, no milk,... More

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

Thank you for your review Tania M. I was very sorry to hear that your stay was not what you were hoping for. Our front desk team received your email yesterday in regards to your pre-authorisation and will be in touch with you shortly to assist in having the bank release those funds. Please do let me know if I... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

only stayed here one night as our flight got cancelled. the room was nice and clean, and had a good size. swimming pool absolutely a must in this humid and hot weather. the staff was friendly. the location is quiet good, away from the noices if downtown but still within walking distance to the center.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review marie-therese s, it is greatly appreciated. It is never easy when flights are cancelled, however it is great to see that you made the most of it and enjoyed our fabulous pool deck ! Thank you once again and we hope to see you again under better circumstances. Kind Regards... More

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The highlight of this hotel was the swimming pool for our young kids who couldn't wait to swim after coming from the cold southern Australian winter. The staff were friendly and helpful and the room was clean - servicing of room was excellent. There was a lot of noise outside the room because it's an atrium style hotel so we... More

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

Dear sarahinsyd Thank you for your review and I am delighted that your family enjoyed your time with us. Our pool deck is certainly one of the best in Darwin, and is a great place to soak up some sun and enjoy our glorious winter. Thank you once again. The team and I hope to be able to welcome you... More

Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Look at other properties before staying here! I have been staying at this hotel for the past 6 years, but in the past 12 months the service has certainly dropped to below an acceptable level. During my last stay, I had no hand towels or floor mat in my bathroom, and no towels or soap in the second toilet when... More

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

Thank you for your review MSJM2013 I apologise that your stay was not what you were hoping for and it is very disappointing to hear your comments in regards to our service. We did experience some challenges with our linen in the beginning of June, however I am pleased to advise that this has since been rectified. Unfortunately I have... More

Bundaberg, Australia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, restful, peaceful, pleasant experience. Close to weekend shopping and excellent eating places and entertainment. Wished I had planned a longer stay, and will certainly consider in the future

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

Thank you for your review EyvonneM. I was delighted to see that your stay with us was such a wonderful one and I will be sure to pass on your feedback to our team. Thank you once again and we do hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back to our hotel in the future. Kind Regards Carey... More

Cairns, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The esplanade & city centre location is great & the front desk staff are friendly & polite but honestly this is the WORST hotel I have stayed at in Darwin & for the price people should know that this is not an acceptable standard at almost $400 per night. There is so much better out there. I'm originally from Darwin... More

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

Thank you for your review 194Bee_77. I was disappointed to hear that your stay at our hotel was not an enjoyable one and I apologise that it was not what you were hoping for. I would be happy to discuss your stay with you further should you wish to make contact with me. Kind Regards Carey Osborne 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:4.5 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin 4.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#11 Luxury Hotel in Darwin
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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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