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Palms City Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   64 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 36 hotels in Darwin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was a little shocked at first as the description of a villa you would think more than one room, it was just one room with separate bathroom, the bed is right by the sink in fact you could do the dishes while sitting on the bed, it was very squishy. It has a nice verandah with a BBQ on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Given the exorbitant prices of accommodation in Darwin, we were happy with what we paid for. I think 'deluxe villa' is a little hopeful, it was more like staying in a stand alone at a caravan park; it was dark and a bit pokey - especially the kitchenette. It was, however, very clean; the staff were friendly and unobtrusive, and... More

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had booked for one week and needed to extend our stay, the office rection staff where brilliant at helping us didn't have to move rooms, they where all very helpful. Palms City Resort is very handy to the Main Street, no need to worry about taxis, you can walk.

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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel lacks security, lack of camera's (terrible imaging), no on grounds security officers, located right next to the road (people can jump the fence). Was broken into (security screen was not used, just fly screen) and was poorly and disrespectfully treated after the incident, no refund, replacement of stolen goods, not even any sympathy. DO NOT RECOMMEND!

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palmsmanager, General Manager at Palms City Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very disappointed to read your review. I am aware of which guest you are and the incident you have described. It is upsetting that you believe you were poorly and disrespectfully treated after this incident. You neglected to mention the assistance staff gave you when you required medical assistance or the fact that you left the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very very basic, paper thin walls, noisy neighbours and teeny ants and showers that leaked everywhere. Darwin is up and coming and there are some lovely shopping and eating areas. Crocosaurus cove and the botanical gardens are also worth a visit.

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palmsmanager, General Manager at Palms City Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Palms City Resort. I am sorry that you did not find the accommodation to your expectations. We offer several different styles of accommodation at the resort (Standard and Superior Motel Rooms and Duplex and Business Villas). I am assuming that you stayed in our most budget friendly... More

Wauchope, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Palm City Resort in a Duplex Villa. The accommodation was great, the rooms very clean and a bonus having the deck with your own private BBQ. Our group was situated near the pool and it was like having our own little resort. The staff in one word GREAT. Very friendly. No need for a car as you... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room is pretty cozy, I stayed in one of their villas. The TV can be brought down as it is positioned too high for my eyes, I felt my neck was about to break as I have to slant it just to watch. Internet service can be improved as I have to go to the lobby or restaurant just to... More

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palmsmanager, General Manager at Palms City Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Palms City Resort. The TV positioning in the Villas and Rooms has been designed to view the TV from the bed so I understand that it is not the best angle for viewing if sitting in the chair provided for the desk in the Villas. Our wifi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed two nights in the hotel section in a superior room. It was fully self contained and extremely spacious, easily accommodating the 4 if us with an extra bed ordered. The tropical gardens surrounding the decent sized pool and throughout the various villas and motel rooms made you feel like you had your own private sanctuary in the heart of... More

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SIngapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Ive stayed for 5nights(03-08mar14). Great location where its convenience to walk around to the area. The staffs(Raja/Emma/Jan & others too are friendly and helpful. Rooms is clean and well equipped. Definitely recommend to all and its affordable for budget Travellers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

What a little slice of tropical paradise in the CBD! The Villa we stayed in for 4 nights was small but it was all we needed... kettle, toaster, microwave, beach towels separate bathroom. The little balcony and surrounding gardens made it feel quite secluded and yet the location of the property was perfect for walks along the esplanade, restaurants, wharf... More

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Additional Information about Palms City Resort

Also Known As:
Palms City Hotel Darwin
Palms City Hotel
Palms City Darwin
Address: 64 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palms City Resort 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Palms City Resort offers corporate and leisure accommodation conveniently located on the picturesque Esplanade in the heart of Darwin's CBD. There is a choice of Business Villas - some with Private plunge spas, Executive Villas with Spa Baths, Duplex Villas and Superior and Standard Motel Rooms. All the villas are surrounded by tropical gardens and come complete with verandas and electric BBQ's. All accommodation is fully air-conditioned. The resort also boasts a perfectly landscaped swimming pool, guest laundry, breakfast restaurant, conference facilities, tour bookings, limited onsite carparking, 24 reception and complimentry luggage storage. The resorts location is perfect with a 5 - 10 minute walk to CBD restaurants, shopping, the deckchair cinema and new waterfront development. For that truly tropical experience in the Top End, choose Palms City Resort. ... more   less 
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