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Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I always enjoy the opportunity to kick back after work and relax in my one bed room apartment - and love the fact that I can sit out on my balcony to take in the morning sun opposed to the afternoon sun.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The staff were extremely attentive, helpful and humorous. Will definitely stay here again next time I'm in town. It's in a central location handy to dining and entertainment. Car park is tight to enter. Pool is generous and well maintained. Great for a arvo swim.

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Why cant all the other hotels in darwin be as good as the mantra esplanade second time to stay here. The girls on the front desk were fast and efficient and the rooms were spotless. We all had breakfast the next morning and it was well worth it the sevice was great . I will stay again as its so...

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute booking, a night in town as a treat. The Mantra's esplanade location is perfect, being a pleasant walk from loads of great restaurants. The rooms are well appointed, although our double bed was two singles pushed together with a mattress cover. A bit disappointing as the comfort level is never as good. However the staff...

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hi Marisa B Thanks for the feedback and nice to see you enjoyed your time with us. King Zips are the mattress type we use throughout the hotel - they do have a slight indentation at the join but we can add a topper if required. Lots of our international tourists request separate beds so it provides a level of...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A lovely central spot with access to the CBD. Great views over the harbour facing west for lovely sunsets. Housekeeping efficient. WiFi should be no charge for guests, and complimentary parking for those lucky enough to get a spot.

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Thank 810nevillec
Canberra
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had stayed at Mantra Esplanade begore and were surprised that we didn't have the standard of room we had before with seperate bedroom & living area. In a tropical city we did expect tropical fruit, not canned, at beakfast.

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hi D4174CKdeniss Thanks for posting and with regards to your standard room type - previously you may have received a complementary upgrade to a one bedroom apartment. We try and do this where we can but if the hotel is full we are only able to provide your booked style of accommodation. With regards to fresh fruit - it's always...

Gloucester
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed twice recently and found the staff to be friendly, professional and the rooms very clean with all facilities. Loved that we were so central to all things we needed, so much so we didn,t need a car. We had a minor query about one of our rooms and very quickly and efficiently were looked after and heard, then...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great location, apart from the 90 minute wait to check in to our room, it was great. Clean rooms, friendly, helpful staff, close to Mitchell Street & supermarket, fabulous pool. Harbour view was awesome. Happy to recommend this accomodation.

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Mike B, General Manager at Mantra on the Esplanade, responded to this review

Hi rebeccafG4486EA Thanks for the great post and the recommendation much appreciated. - Just a quick note on the arrival time for fellow readers - which is from 2 pm, we do try and allow earlier access where available but some days particularly if we have a lot of departures we need all the available time to get rooms ready....

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Loved Mantra on the Esplanade - central location for inner city Darwin! Close to shops, the mall, great restaurants and public transport if needed. The walk along the esplanade in front of the hotel is beautiful on sunset, we loved it! Walk through the Mitchell Street arcade to access the nightlife of Mitchell St, walk to the Darwin waterfront. The...

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The service was great. Four star restaurant on site. Great food and coffee at resonable prices. One side of reception leads to shopping mall. These include a Coles within walking distance. You can buy a cheap breakfast from a supermarket if you are a family. Buy water and other essentials. There are plenty of coffee houses in aircon comfort. There's...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mantra on the Esplanade offers guests an unrivalled location near Darwin Harbour and the convenience of close proximity to Darwin's CBD. The property boasts panoramic views across the harbour, out to the Arafura Sea and presents the ideal vantage point from which to experience a famous Northern Territory sunset. Accommodation options include 64 hotel rooms, plus 140 one, two and three bedroom apartments, all designed to reflect the local tropical style and comfortably casual laid-back ambience. Apartments also feature a large private balcony, fully-equipped kitchen and laundry and the convenience of an in-room office in selected apartments, providing modem and facsimile plus ISD/STD direct dial phones and voice mail message services. Mantra on the Esplanade offers 24 hour reception, 24 hour room service, concierge, outdoor pool, beauty salon, same day laundry service (excluding Sunday), business and secretarial services, tour desk and foreign exchange desk. Business guests can choose from two conference rooms, Bathurst and Melville rooms, accommodating up to 50 delegates. Conveniently located onsite is the Finz Restaurant and Bar boasting a range of contemporary a la carte cuisine choices. Guests can enjoy a cold beverage from the bar, or dine in style at the perfect location for a casual meal, romantic dinner or family feast. Mantra on the Esplanade is an ideal accommodation choice for travellers and perfect for people relocating to the Northern Territory or those on a long stay work assignment. Leisure travellers will enjoy the hotel as a base to explore the Territory's lively capital city and a host of stunning natural tourist attractions, all located within close proximity to Mantra on the Esplanade. Short and long-term rates are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantra on the Esplanade

Address: 88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia (Formerly Saville Park Suites Darwin)
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: $93 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra on the Esplanade 4.5*
Number of rooms: 204
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“High up and at the front overlooking the sea. All other aspects are poor.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesgA4645SE, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Depending on what you need - self contained rooms are bigger.”
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“Get a room with a view”
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“get a higher floor with ocean view apartment”
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“Fantastic view of the sunset overlooking the ocean..”
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