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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Port Stephens, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Mount Gambier
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

Mount Gambier, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed here one night after returning from Kakadu but it was all luxury which is just what we needed after a week camping. The breakfast was magnificent with a great choice. The shower & the beds were awesome. The view from our room was across the bay so we got to watch the sunset from our balcony which...

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

Dear leanne l 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've enjoyed your stay with us as well as our location. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade has changed names since I used to live in Darwin (decade) but the hotel itself is still exactly the same. This is not a bad thing for myself however I can see how others wouldn't enjoy going back in time, with the rooms decor and the bathrooms needing a facelift. This is in the works...

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

Dear Sarah M Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that you've enjoyed your stay with us and that our location suited your needs. Please note that most of the work planned during the closure is essential maintenance works in the back oh...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place with all the amenities. We enjoyed the swimming pool and loved the restaurant for dinner. Breakfast was good as well. Rooms were clean and tidy. Staff was friendly and helpful during check-in and check-out. You wouldn't expect more for this price.

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

Dear givilomitour Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that you've enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager

Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a loft room, it was lovely, the bed was comfortable and there was a bath to relax in. I needed to work so the desk downstairs was great. I got in late and was out quite early so didn't eat at the restaurant or use room service. The check in and check out staff were very police...

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

Dear 198paulinev Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that our loft room suited your needs and that you've enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient place to stay as I was up in Darwin for a concert at the Entertainment centre. Great service, comfy room. Quiet which I liked. Only down side is that you have to pay for internet connection. After spending $120+ for a room and wifi isn't included. Everyone loves a bit of Free Wifi. Have traveled through out the US,...

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

Dear Shaz-Jamie L Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is appreciated and further to the free wifi, it is available to all our HHonors members who book direct. Please note that Hilton HHonors is our loyalty program which is free to join and provides member benefits such as the free wifi....

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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
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $77 - $226 (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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#13 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?

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“Ask for a room with a guaranteed water view and I dont mean the pool, buts thats better than nothing”
  • This is taken looking at an angle, you would not see this looking straight out
  • When did these phone sockets get phased out?
  • Luxury Shower cubicle not even a screen
  • How bad is this for a sofa?
  • View from the Loft bedroom, nice wall
  • Brown on yellow, yummy colour scheme
  • Thats all the furniture folks!
  • Upstairs downstairs
 of 5 bubbles RichardC891, 3 days ago | Read review
“none are good”
 of 5 bubbles bluecat072016, 4 days ago | Read review
“Balcony with a view to watch the awesome NT sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles 364leannel, 1 week ago | Read review
“check if the phone in the room works”
 of 5 bubbles janesS6848MZ, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“join the club and get free wifi.”
  • Darwin waterfront
  • crisp clean and quiet
 of 5 bubbles KateC999, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
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