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Banyan View Lodge

119 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

stayed here for 5 nights recently.Good location but near some building sites so prone to some noise.Staff were helpful when I lost my purse and cards.Pool and spa were not open at the advertised hours tho' and the lounge was closed up earlier than stated. It felt a little like juvenile jail but I'm 70! My first room was borderline... More

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Red Cliffs, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I am single, & 70 recently stayed in a private double room.Very basic, but I expected it to be.No extras at all, & I would have expected maybe soap, a cup etc. However I was for-warned via reviews.. Banyan suited me very well. The staff were extremely helpful, & polite,even offered to help with luggage up stairs-- help not needed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Very old , plain , rubbish facilities, Half of the shower n toilet block were unusable . Would my stay again , only decent was could leave our baggage in storage for the day, 3 beds in our room for some reason aswell ?! Not recommended ! .........

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was surprised at the poor state of this place. One bathroom four each floor but not all 4 toilets operated and the showers were in very poor state - mouldy and rotten. The kitchen was a bare minimum and not available till 8AM on Sundays - not suiting most travellers who move early in the hot weather. I gave... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Overall poor experience. Poor kitchen facilities so you couldnt cook. Even though you have to pay 20 bucks for cuttlery. Bathrooms were dirty and disgusting, 2/3 toilets didn't work. One has a broken door which judging by other reviews has Been there a while. Mold, clumps of hair and slime in the shower. Rooms were basic, dirty floors, had to... More

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stayed at Banyan View Lodge right after arriving in Australia. I had booked an ensuite single, and got a three-bed. room to myself. The cleanliness was alright, but could have better, considering the price. The furniture in the common room is quite worn down - and it is true what others reviews said, you don't meet people easily. However,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a standard double room which resembled a prison cell. Basic bed and wardrobe were fine but the fridge was filthy. 2 out of 3 of the toilets on our floor were out of order with the doors hanging off! The only useable toilet door was also broken! Some showers also out of order with doors hanging off. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Amazing this place must be on the demolition list. It's a I don't give a stuff reaction from staff when pointing out the toilet blockages, loo & hand paper missing and it's just so run down. I would have left but was staying with someone who raved about the place. I think this even changed their mind. Not worth it... More

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Canberra, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Still a cheap option in expensive Darwin. But really needs to be cleaned by somebody. Also the out-of-order toilets that were still being used was not a good look. Perhaps it is about to be demolished; does not look like the maintenance is predicated on it being here much longer. Some bits were good; the bedrooms. Not so the bathrooms;... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Found the accommodation very comfortable and the location very good. The amenities were very clean. The reception desk was excellent and very helpful. Would certainly stay there again and would recommend it to older backpackers as you are out of the busy part of Mitchell St, but an easy walk or short bus trip into the party area

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Address: 119 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 46
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