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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stoped in Darwin for two nights at this hotel and found it to be very good the service and friendly staff made it most enjoyable. The free buffet breakfast was a highlight. Parking is free and easy to access and there are plenty of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Will definitely stay here again.

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Mount Gambier
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Have stayed at this hotel before. We had one night this time after trip from Adelaide on the Ghan. Hotel was looking a little tired, but were informed that once we left it was being closed until April 2017 for refurbishment. Got upgraded to exec room, free breakfast and free wi-fi. Thank you. Would like firmer pillows and a cheaper...

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Visitor, Thank you for the taking the time to write a Tripadvisor review following your recent stay with us. Our hotel is very popular with travellers from the Ghan and I'm pleased to read that you've enjoyed your visit to Darwin and DoubleTree Esplanade. The hotel is currently closed until 01 April with the bulk of the hotel works...

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an older hotel and quite good but not special. It has a good location on the Esplanade and has good pool facilities.It is one of two Hilton facilities side bu=y side and both are about the sae standard.

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Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is experiencing renovations at the moment so initially it does not really look inviting. Reception was fantastic and after being given some warm cookies and nice cool water, we were given our room key. Gentleman on counter should be congratulated on his excellent service - think is name was Joel. Then onto our room overlooking the waterfront. Very...

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

We stayed at this hotel twice for one night each time during our tour of Australia, and it was wonderful both times. The welcome was lovely (including a cookie!), and staff were friendly, helpful and informative. The room during the first stay was wonderful, the beds extremely comfortable and view fantastic. There was a slight mix up with our room...

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Katrina M Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to read of your lovely stay with us and your feedback is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the not too distant future. Yours Sincerely John Lucas General Manager **For Trip Advisor purposes, this review...

Redland Bay, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed January 2, 2017

This property is a bit tired - the render in our room has pulled away from the wall in some places, we had 2 lights not working and they weren't attended to whilst we were there either (yes, I notified the desk). The pool area has weeds and broken tiles (even bits of tile in the pool); a bucket of...

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Karen L Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is appreciated and please be assured that I have reviewed your comments with our Maintenance Manager for action. Thank you for your kind words about our team members and I am pleased to read that overall you've enjoyed your stay with us....

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review earlier this year saying notify the duty manager if something is wrong, they may not know about it, my complaint that I did not post was about the cleanliness of the shower and surrounding areas, to be blunt it was disgusting, I was standing on built up grime while supposedly getting clean, the duty manager was...

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you for the review via Tripadvisor and I'm sorry to read of your poor impression of the hotel - these comments have been passed to the Operations Team for review and appropriate action. Yours sincerely, John Lucas| General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed December 7, 2016

For starters make sure you get the right Double Tree, the one next door could be better. Best thing about this hotel which was quite prestige in its day built on the Darwin Entertainment Centre complex and never touched since, is the Pool. Given the position on the Esplanade it was amazing that very few rooms if any have a...

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for the review and we appreciate the feedback on the hotel services and facilities. Yours sincerely, John Lucas| General Manager

Port Stephens, Australia
Reviewed December 6, 2016

This hotel was part of our packaged tour with Holidays of Australia which included a cruise, 4 day stay in Darwin, then a trip on The Ghan. Front office staff are polite and efficient, as are staff who deliver requested items to rooms. The hotel is very tired and badly in need of a refurbishment. Carpets in the rooms are...

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for the Tripadvisor review and I'm sorry to read you were disappointed with your visit to the Top End. The feedback is appreciated. Yours sincerely, John Lucas| General Manager

Mount Gambier, Australia
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Great hotel. Stunning breakfast. Great staff. Impressed us a lot. Can't wait to get back there. The housekeeping staff were tremendous. We can't wait to get back there. So glad we chose the hotel for our getaway.

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Leeroy011116 Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am delighted to read that you had a great stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel from the 1st April 2017 onwards. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set next to Darwin Entertainment Centre and overlooking the Esplanade, the welcoming DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin is only a 15 minute drive from Darwin International Airport and offers easy access to Stuart Highway. The hotel is within walking distance of the city centre, many major businesses and government offices and historic attractions like the War Memorial and Parliament House. This Darwin hotel is perfect for both business and leisure guests, offering excellent business and recreation facilities, beautiful ocean views and a dedicated team of friendly staff. We will even greet you with our delicious fresh-baked cookie upon arrival. All of the comfortable guest rooms at this Darwin Esplanade hotel feature modern amenities, including spacious work areas and high-speed internet access. Upgrade to a suite for stunning harbor views and a separate living area. Studio lofts are also available. Host a successful event at this Darwin hotel with six flexible meeting spaces, including a grand ballroom, all with the latest A/V equipment. Cool down with a dip in the impressive outdoor swimming pool – the largest in Darwin. Dine al fresco on the sun-soaked terrace of our poolside restaurant and bar, Aqua, where you can enjoy dishes prepared with Mediterranean and Territory influences. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

Address: 116 Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: $68 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin 4*
Number of rooms: 197
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Darwin
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Double double rooms have two double beds”
  • Darwin put on quite a sunset for our arrival
 of 5 bubbles 976katrinam, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“Join Hilton Honours and get a room on the members floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 235KarenL, Jan 2, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a guaranteed water view and I dont mean the pool, buts thats better than nothing”
  • Upstairs downstairs
  • Thats all the furniture folks!
  • Brown on yellow, yummy colour scheme
  • View from the Loft bedroom, nice wall
  • How bad is this for a sofa?
  • Luxury Shower cubicle not even a screen
  • When did these phone sockets get phased out?
  • This is taken looking at an angle, you would not see this looking straight out
 of 5 bubbles RichardC891, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“none are good”
 of 5 bubbles bluecat072016, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“Balcony with a view to watch the awesome NT sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles 364leannel, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
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