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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The thing I find with all the Hilton Hotels in Darwin (there are 3) is that unlike the other major capital cities in Australia they are pretty tired in appearance. Staff are always lovely and very friendly, but the hotel and room furnishings and bathrooms are all quite old. At the prices offered this Hilton was quite good value and... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice room, bit dated with cigarette burns on the carpet but was clean enough. Bed was extremely comfortable and the staff was amazing. Bathroom lighting was terrible and the shower was small but overall a great experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for two nights for a business trip, thankfully, paid for by my company. The room was very old, dirty, windows were filthy, amenities were so outdated I was surprised they still worked. Two of the 3 power points didn't work, and after paying cash for room service, the amount was still charged to my room and it... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am sorry to read that your stay was not what you had hoped for. While our hotel is older, this does not excuse the service that we provided and it appears that we struggled to deliver our usual... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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98 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had room service and the beef Asian salad was tasty and the staff were polite but the rooms smell musty and like wet carpet. Not a fan!! Parking was a bit of a problem when returning late at night; not well lit and not a great area to be alone in the dark. For the price and compared to... More 

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

Dear FoodieGTC 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 your room service meal as well as our team's politeness met your expectations. Your comments regarding our guest room carpet has been noted. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind... More 

Noosa Heads
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1,689 reviews
159 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is an older hotel and although it meets most needs it is a little tired. The pool area is good and the rooms OK although the air conditioning in the room we were in failed and provided only very cold air. There are better places around.

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

Dear Oldjack Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I was sorry to read your stay with us was not as enjoyable as it might have been. Your feedback is appreciated and I have taken note of your concerns. We hope to welcome you back to one of three Darwin properties in the future.... More 

Mallorca, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very average place. Whole hitel is a bit run down and old. Basically needs a complete refurbishmrnt from the rooms, bathrooms, entrance to the outdoor. There is one rrstaurant which serves as bar, restaurant breakfast. Nothing more.

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

Dear lukassi Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I was sorry to read your stay with us failed to meet your expectations. Your feedback is appreciated and will be reviewed. Kind regards John More 

Seattle
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39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel 3 times over a 2 week period and had very different experiences. This is about my first stay, where I had a hotel rate that changed during my stay. The rate my first night was around $A260 and was $A197 my second night. On the morning of my departure, I received a bill under the... More 

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

Dear Alki_Traveller Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I was sorry to read about your poor experience with our reception staff and I can assure you that this is not the standard in our hotel. We are currently investigating the response you received and will provide training if required. Thank you for letting... More 

melb, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel in a most convenient position. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We had a two story room with a powder room downstairs. The room was spacious. It's a big hotel wih a nice pool. We found the guest laundry convenient. There's ample free parking. Really good breakfast.

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

Dear Ros W Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to read that your stay with us was enjoyable. We appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, John More 

Brisbane
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80 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waiting for check in at 3.00 pm, stayed here in the higher rates dry season. Had a very pleasant snack beside the pool. Got to my room which took forever as a long way from the lift, armed with my complimentary wine, smelled a bleach chemical, took one look around the room with no view facing a brick wall, backtracked... More 

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

Dear malbertster Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to read that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I have taken note of your concern and will address with the relevant departments. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in... More 

Castle Hill, Australia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reiterate previous comments. Room was comfortable and location within walking distance of cafe's and shops, but the hotel is dated and needs a major overhaul. It is very expensive ($300 per night without breakfast), but they do have a nice pool.

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

Dear Kevin T Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to read that overall you've enjoyed your stay with us and we sincerely appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards John More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: $109 - $245 (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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