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Great Escape

Lovely place to escape the masseswhen you don't have a lounge membership with an airline. $35 for... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Darwin, Australia
Nice Lounge... Don't Rely On Staff For Boarding Call...

I had a Silk Air DRW-SIN coach ticket upgraded to biz class for approx. $200US which included... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Oct 28, 2018
“Great Escape”
May 19, 2018
“Nice Lounge... Don't Rely On Staff For Boarding Call...”
The Catalina Lounge is Darwin Airport’s new international departures lounge.Open for all international flights, simply pay for entry at the door or book online for a 10% discount and enjoy an all-inclusive food and drinks lounge experience. Everyone...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Henry Wrigley Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 8 8920 1811
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Lovely place to escape the masseswhen you don't have a lounge membership with an airline. $35 for seniors. Al you can eat and drink with very good brands.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Can't fault it. Superb beef in black bean and the fruit was perfect. Staff were great as well ... and the USB charge points in the loynge chairs were "fast charge"

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Manfred R
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

I had a Silk Air DRW-SIN coach ticket upgraded to biz class for approx. $200US which included Lounge. WELL WORTH IT! Lounge is very nice and food was all good. Glad I ate here since Silk Air food was inedible (but looked nice). Everyone was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank RandyGreen
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Not worth it! We arrived and the lounge wasn't open, the staff came to the door and said we could come in and they would be ready in 10 minutes. Once they were "ready" we were expecting a full buffet. In reality there was butter...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank cbagsreviews
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Catalina Lounge was a nice Surprise for such a small Airport. The Lounge is well appointed, and the staff friendly and attentive. A great place to wait for your flight

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank SamAndTerryEat
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

I visited Catalina lounge with my wife and two girls (aged 6 & 9) when flying to Vietnam. As we were departing at 4am we were there in the early ours of the morning - when the girls were still tired. Because of the girls'...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank para_jmac
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I was there just after the initial opening and was given an introductory offer which was quite worth it at the time. Service was great and food was good.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 909eves
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

For a small airport like Darwin international airport Catalina lounge got it right. The food is delicious and always fresh...great catering. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Well done guys!!

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Steve732015
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Four of us decided to try out the new lounge and we certainly were not disappointed. The choice of food was excellent and the bar service and choice of drinks were good too. Lovely friendly staff who made us feel quite welcome. Chairs were comfortable...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank JanYoung2512
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Right here's the thing, Darwin airport is on really semi-international. Most flights out of Darwin are interstate and getting into the international departure lounge can be hard! So we were off to Bali, wanted to go to Cataline lounge, adult AU$45 and children AU$25 under...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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December 3, 2016|
Response from LauraM16967 | Property representative |
Hi Mary, the Catalina Lounge is open as soon as international travellers clear through Border Force. DIBP officials open the gate approximately 120 minutes prior to scheduled departure flight.
David F
November 11, 2016|
Response from LauraM16967 | Property representative |
Hi David, the lounge holds a full licence to operate and serve alcoholic beverages 24/7.