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Banyan View Lodge

119 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Ranked #25 of 39 Specialty Lodging in Darwin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Canberra
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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54 hotel reviews
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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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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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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Intended to stay four nights but only stayed one, 6 May 2014. The double room was satisfactory although the fridge could have been cleaner. No problem with the key deposit as many YHAs do this but the deposits for cutlery and crockery was an irritation and then in the kitchen itself there were hardly any pots and pans. No plugs... More

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Ocean Shores, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

this place is disgusting! The first floor bathrooms are dirty and mouldy, they supposedly clean them in the morning...they don't clean them, they spray bleach and the use a hose to hose everything down. No scrubbing, no wiping, nothing! 1 toilet was blocked for 2 days until I went up and complained, so the cleaners or management while they were... More

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Address: 119 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
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