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Rydges Darwin Airport Resort

4.0 of 5
1 Henry Wrigley Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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Ranked #21 of 37 Hotels in Darwin
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall in comparison to other Rydges properties it compares poorly. I would say it is more like an overpriced motel or similar. The grounds are lovely and the staff are very helpful and also very nice but the rooms are very tired and certainly not 'luxurious' or what I would call 4 stars by a long shot. I thought maybe... More 

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Katherine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a one night stopover on the way to somewhere else. Could be improved by some decent lighting in the rooms. Our coverlet stank of sweat from a previous bogan type, but management changed that for us. The tv remote won't change channels, but then neither do the buttons on the tv do it either. I think a... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We've stayed at this hotel on 10+ occasions over the last 3 years. Very handy if you have an early morning flight out or arrival. We always stay in one of the bungalows. They are great & have a parking spot right beside your bungalow if you have a car. Showers are awesome.....just what you need after a long flight.... More 

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Dili, East Timor
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Most people stay here because they missed their flight so the airline has to put them somewhere.... Staff is not rude but not very helpful at all and cannot provide the answer to most basic of queries.... Facilities are bare minimum

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Prague (Kladno), Czech republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We spent few nights in this resort and we were really satisfied. The hotel has a very nice reception and lobby area and nice swimming pool. Breakfast are in an australian way :-) I had a double burger in the bar and it was a fair burger. i would recommend it. The only thing that the hotel needs is more... More 

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Perth, Australia
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Upon arrival you are greater by a lovely open foyer and view over the inviting pool area. Whilst checking in the staff didn't make you feel welcome or unwelcome just a bit of service as usual. To get to your room you have to walk to green walkways but when entering the room areas its rather concrete and un-green. The... More 

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Katherine, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed at this hotel after getting off a plane at midnight in Darwin. It is okay but it has a few negatives. The restaurant closes at ten and the only other place to get something to eat is at the coffee shop back at the airport. Likewise the bar. The standard rooms don't have a minibar. The hotel also... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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345 reviews 345 reviews
334 hotel reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

In this disappointing northern Australian town, there is not a single decent hotel. I toured them all - frustrating. For my one-night stopover I finally drove back to the airport and stayed at the Rydges, which I normally would never have considered. At least a bit of atmosphere around the pool. Glad to be gone from this town quckly.

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Darwin, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Rydges airport resort is our go to hotel when passing through Darwin (which happens a lot). The free pickup service from the airport is handy and generally quick (although we have had the odd occasion where we've waited 20 mins to then have the bus drive straight past us, even though we were standing at the pickup point). Check in... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My friend stayed overnight for his early morning flight to Asia. I was asked to dine with him to their restaurant, when we ordered our meal seems impressive in the menu but when it arrived appeared so basic but a little pricy. Their accommodating staff was excellent, he asked to cooked a plate of chips to add flavour for his... More 

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