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Frontier Hotel Darwin

3 Buffalo Ct, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia
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#30 of 38 hotels in Darwin
Located in Darwin City, the Frontier Darwin Hotel is a 3.5 star property offering a variety of spacious rooms featuring views over the lush tropical landscape and sweeping city views. It boasts an outdoor pool, 24-hour reception and fitness centre. The top floor of the hotel features Junior Suites with a kitchenette and separate living area. Free WiFi is available. Frontier Hotel Darwin is within a 5-minute drive from Mindil Beach, Skycity Casino, Gardens Park Golf Course, Darwin Amphitheatre and the George Brown Botanical Gardens. It is also a short walk from restaurants, bars and shopping. Located on the ground floor of the hotel, The Punters Bar is a neighbourhood local where you can grab a cold beverage and enjoy a traditional pub meal. The Rooftop Restaurant features sweeping views of Darwin’s skyline. ***Contact Hotel for Wet Season Opening Hours***
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Street parking
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Jeanette K wrote a review Jul. 2021
Greenwell Point, New South Wales, Australia60 contributions13 helpful votes
Hotel was clean staff friendly restaurant wasn’t open at all and pub next door not much choice for dinner has to go into Darwin for breakfast or dinner was about $10 one way in Uber , bed was only changed once in a 10 day stay had to ask for tea coffee ect as never refilled also clean towels was a bit disappointed in the hotel
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: About a 15 to 20 minute walk into Darwin if you have no transport
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travellingpixie wrote a review Jul. 2021
Adelaide, Australia141 contributions44 helpful votes
What a total dump! Do not stay here at any cost, the room was filthy, cobwebs everywhere, my daughter had 3 spiders next to her bed. I looked under the sink to see what I thought was a bug turns out it was false eyelash! The room was also crawling with tiny mites!! The fridge was warm, the kettle didn’t work. The door didn’t even have a lock on it. The hotel should not be advertised as suitable for families as all! It is clearly used for FIFO/shift worker with them tilting out the front smoking and drinking, as well as around the pool (which is covered in animal droppings and uneven paving). The pool side furniture was a miss match of old furniture, I dare not sit in any of it. The whole time we were there out bin was never emptied and never given fresh towels, note as well 3 of us in the room and only given 2 towels. Avoid at all costs.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Do not stay here.
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Kristy wrote a review Jun. 2021
Batemans Bay, Australia10 contributions14 helpful votes
Absolutely disgusting. Nothing works properly including the air conditioning or the laundry. Reception is useless. There is nothing in the rooms. The toilet in our room was separated from the base and black stuff came out of the base of the taps in bathroom. We ate in the hotel one night and while the food we ate was ok they had run out of everything. The 2nd night we went to eat they had nothing left at 7..15pm
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Alison Y wrote a review Jun. 2021
Hervey Bay, Australia146 contributions29 helpful votes
On our arrival the gentleman at reception was pleasant, not a bad location with a 10 minute walk into the Main Street. There was a pub down stairs and a bottle shop. A couple of restaurants near by which were not bad. But this hotel is extremely run down. Rooms are very old looking and the bathrooms are an absolute disgrace. Would highly recommend looking elsewhere if you are after alittle comfort.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
magpie59 wrote a review May 2021
Melbourne, Australia3553 contributions47 helpful votes
Booked one night as somewhere cheap to stay and freshen up for a 1:15 am flight home and wasn't expecting it to be flash. We were given a room on the 1st floor which was pretty ordinary and I think it's because they knew we weren't staying the whole night so they gave us the worst room. Gee I hope it was the worst room. Door lock was wobbly, the plate around it was missing and I reckon one good punch would have knocked it out. No glasses to drink out of, no tissues, timber paneling on cabinets was dodgy and the little door knobs on the cabinet hiding the fridge were about to fall off so I tightened them up. The room and bathroom were clean. There was a phone with a dial tone but no numbers listed anywhere so I found the hotel on line and called reception using my mobile phone to get a couple of glasses but was told he would come up later because he was busy. My wife went down 10 minutes later and he provided 2 wine glasses but gave her 2 normal glasses when she said they weren't suitable. Pool area was nice and the pool looked clean but we didn't use it. The bar area is really just the local pub and is full of locals and tradies. The hotel is in a pretty poor location and to be frank it's seen better days. The land is probably worth more than the building.
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Date of stay: May 2021
US$45 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Frontier Hotel Darwin
Which popular attractions are close to Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Nearby attractions include Art Warehouse Pty Ltd (0.3 km), The Trader Bar (0.4 km), and Paul Johnstone Gallery (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nirvana Restaurant, Kalidonis Taverna, and Kopi Stop.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Frontier Hotel Darwin located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Darwin.
Are any cleaning services offered at Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Frontier Hotel Darwin offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Frontier Hotel Darwin?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Burnett House (0.9 km), The Old Town Hall (1.5 km), and Star Village (1.3 km).