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Rydges Darwin Airport Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Henry Wrigley Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked into this resort and one look at the room I knew I could not stay. It was nothing like the rooms shown on the website when I booked. Although the booking documentation says you will not be charged until you leave the $440 for one night's stay had already been charged without my authority. I immediately went back... More

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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3nights while on business. The hotel was very clean, and the rooms were spacious and friendly staff. Loved the swimming pool. Would recommend it and definitely stay again when in Darwin.

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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the resort a few weeks ago when travelling with my 3 small children on my own, and have only now been able to deal with writing a review now I have calmed down. We were placed in the smallest room I have ever stayed in (quite sure these are the room types they used to house the overflow... More

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

Stayed 5 nights at the Rydges Darwin Airport Resort as i was competing in a sporting event at Marrara and the resort was within walking distance. Found the rooms clean, beds comfortable and the resort immaculate. When i did have a small problem their service was exceptional and they upgraded me to a better room. Food at the restaurant was... More

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort. Your feedback plays a large role is ensuring friendly and consistent service. It is great to see that you enjoyed your stay and our staff were most attentive to your needs. Your review is greatly appreciated and I have passed on your positive appraisals. Thank you... More

Darwin, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally enjoyed our 1 night stay here with family & friends. They gave us some welcome drinks & early check in. We were signed up as priority guest and received 10% discount. They have a very nice pool too. We all enjoyed swimming until 10pm at night. Also love their breakfast buffet. It's just their room that it's a bit... More

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your feedback is greatly appreciated. Our Priority Guest Rewards Members receive numerous benefits throughout Australia and New Zealand and it is great to see that you are able to utilise the discounts offered. The large... More

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
7 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel needs serious updating. Tired, old and quite expensive. We transferred to a one bedroom Apt, with a water view for the same price. (And walking distance to the centre of town.) We will not recommend this hotel to others. Disappointing.

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of Rydges Darwin Airport Resort. Your feedback is a necessary tool in making improvements for the future. I am disappointed to read that our facilities did not meet your adequate requirements. In the very near future we are undergoing refurbishments to enhance our facilities and services for our guests. Thank you for your patronage... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A family of four, we stayed in one of the family suites. It was tired and dated and disappointing for the $4.5k we paid for the 2 weeks we stayed here. During our time, it took the first four days to get our room cleaned, we moved rooms due to a broken air conditioner, shower head snapped off, the 2nd... More

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your stay at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort. Your review plays an important role is rectifying issues for the future. I am most concerned to hear that you did not enjoy your stay and I extend sincere apologies for the inconveniences encountered in your room. I have also noted your dissatisfaction with... More

Darwin, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed one night before flying out to NZ. The room was clean and fresh. The pool is outstanding and we spent a lot of time there. The resteraunt food is to die for and we tried both dinner and breakfast. We would most definitely stay here again.

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of the Rydges Darwin Airport Resort. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. The Breakfast in Essence is a lovely way to start your day in a setting overlooking the pool. In the Dry season we open up the Bi fold door to create an open verandah type feel. The... More

Hobart, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Needed to travel to Darwin for a meeting which just happened to coincide with a judges conference - the hotel was the most reasonable at the time - the hotel is within walking distance from the airport and I stayed in one of the stand alone rooms Staff were really friendly and the overall feel of the property was great... More

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review in regards to your recent stay. I am glad the property suited your needs and that you had an enjoyable stay. The Bungalows are a good option as they are stand alone and if you have a vehicle it can be parked next to the bungalow. We have a range... More

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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

For the price per night that I'm paying, it's a little disappointing that there is no valet parking, no free wifi, no mini bar and you have to collect your own room service from the restaurant! Pool is nice. Hamburger at the restaurant is good.

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay with us at Rydges Darwin Airport Resort. Your feedback plays an important role in reviewing our standards and improving for the future. It concerns me to read that you did not feel the facilities met your adequate requirements. During peak season, June to September, our rates are pushed... More

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Address: 1 Henry Wrigley Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Darwin Airport Resort 4*
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Rydges Darwin Airport Hotel Marrara

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Rydges Darwin Airport Resort is located only 350 meters from Darwin International airport, this oasis is the perfect place to relax and offers a variety of different accommodation styles, whether for holiday makers or business guests. Enjoy the tropical landscaping, swimming pool, or even a refreshing drink at the pool bar before tasting the gourmet delights at Essence Restaurant. ... more   less 
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