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Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront
4.5 out of 5
7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
0.32 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,017 reviews)

"Handy to the waterfront cafes, bars & wave pool, easy walk to the mall."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
4 out of 5
7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £74 per night
0.33 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (988 reviews)

"Such a great location. Very comfortable room. Convenient carpark"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2020

Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
4 out of 5
1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night
4.77 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (988 reviews)
Clean and tidy but.....

"The room was clean and neat there was a couple of things the cold water pressure in my room was just a dribble and the wifi signal was very weak had to hotspot."…"

Reviewed on 9 Apr 2020

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

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Mantra on the Esplanade
4.5 out of 5
88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
0.28 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Location was great. Pool very nice. Staff were friendly and attentive."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Mantra on the Esplanade
Hilton Darwin
5 out of 5
32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
0.08 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and Hotel location is great. Clean and room air conditioner worked well. Breakfast was great."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Hilton Darwin
Mantra Pandanas
4.5 out of 5
43 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT
The price is £60 per night
0.19 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Spacious, clean 1 bedroom apartment in a great location. Walking distance to lots of good places to eat or to supermarkets if you wanted to cook for yourself."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Mantra Pandanas
Travelodge Resort Darwin
4 out of 5
64 Cavenagh St, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night
0.32 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (992 reviews)

"Friendly staff, location to supermarket and shops, the 2 big swimming pools and the friendly house keeping ladies."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Travelodge Resort Darwin
Rydges Palmerston - Darwin
4.5 out of 5
15 Maluka Drive, Palmerston, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
9.89 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (192 reviews)

"They offered everything that one would need. Shopping mall across the street. Very nice spacious room. Price was very reasonable. We enjoyed our stay!!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Rydges Palmerston - Darwin
Darwin City Hotel
4 out of 5
59 Smith Street, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £46 per night
0.15 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (200 reviews)

"Excellent check-in - quick and easy, great rooms, really good value for money. Nice to see spotless tiled floor, trendy and minimalist furniture/fixtures. Everything you would want for the price point. Really shoot's above its budget. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2020

Darwin City Hotel
Palms City Resort
3.5 out of 5
64 Esplanade, Darwin, NT
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night
0.18 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"It was nice the staff were very helpful and I could definitely recommend this property for anyone"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Palms City Resort
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Visiting Darwin

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Darwin, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping and beaches. Cultural and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its parks, museums and theatres. Top sights in the city include Darwin Waterfront, Cullen Bay Marina and Casuarina Beach.

  • There are 126 hotels and other accommodation options in Darwin
  • The closest major airport is in Darwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.), 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Darwin

The city is well known for its museums and theatres, and cultural venues include Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Deckchair Cinema and Darwin Entertainment Centre. Families come for attractions such as Crocosaurus Cove, Aquascene and Crocodylus Park. The city is notable for landmarks like Darwin War Memorial, St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Darwin.

In Eaton, you can choose from 126 hotels and other accommodation choices to make planning your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Rydges Palmerston - Darwin - This 4.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and convenient parking.
  • Club Tropical Resort Darwin - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and overall value at this motel. With a stay at this 4-star motel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Palms City Resort - This 3.5-star motel in Darwin City Centre features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and conference space. Expedia customers like its beach locale and overall value.

Other favourite sights in Darwin include Darwin Waterfront, Cullen Bay Marina and Casuarina Beach.

Getting around Darwin

If you want to venture outside the area, hop on a train at East Arm Darwin Station. Darwin may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Darwin

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 32°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 33°C, whilst the average at night is 20°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 33°C with night-time averages of 19°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 33°C and night-time averages of 24°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Darwin is 1703 millimetres
  • Usually November and October are the hottest months with an average of 33°C, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 20°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Darwin?
Rydges Palmerston - Darwin is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other top choices based on reviews include Club Tropical Resort Darwin and Darwin City Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Darwin, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Darwin.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Darwin?
Based on reviews, Barramundi Lodge is a popular 2.5-star apartment for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Frontier Darwin Hotel and Value Inn.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Darwin?
Cullen Bay Resort is a top 3.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features 3 outdoor pools and free parking. Hilton Darwin is another good option for your stay with the kids. Also, attractions such as Crocosaurus Cove and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Darwin?
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a poolside restaurant and 2 bars. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Travelodge Resort Darwin and Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Darwin?
Quest Palmerston is a top aparthotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Capricornia Motel is another good choice if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Darwin?
Cullen Bay Resort is a top 3.5-star beach apartment with 3 outdoor pools and free WiFi. Other good options to stay near the beach include Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin and Club Tropical Resort Darwin. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Mindil Beach or Casuarina Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Darwin?
Mantra on the Esplanade is a 4.5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin and Hilton Darwin are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Darwin?
Casa on Gregory is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features an outdoor pool and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Darwin?
Barramundi Lodge is an apartment featuring an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Mercure Darwin Airport Resort and Frontier Darwin Hotel. Visit Gardens Park Golf Links or Flight Path Golf & Outdoor Recreation to perfect your golf swing.
What are some hotels with pools in Darwin?
Cullen Bay Resort is a popular 3.5-star apartment featuring 3 outdoor swimming pools, a children’s pool and free WiFi. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Barramundi Lodge and Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin.

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