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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Outside and Foyer appearance are great, Booked in at midnight, staff didn't give us any directions to get up to Hotel from Car park underneath, eventually we found our way with much confusion. we had a room on the 3rd floor overlooking the Pool and slim view of the Ocean. Great sized room, Q. Bed, desk, 2 armchairs, coffee table,...

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear ChezmossAustralia Thank you for your review and I am sorry to learn that you encountered some issues during your time with us and our service levels were not to your expectations. Attention to detail is paramount in any hotel expereience and it appears that we have struggled to deliver our ususal standards of service. Please accept my sincere apologies...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 February 2016

To start with the location, it was perfect. Check in was smooth and taken care of. The room was amazing, the view surpassed everything else and amenities were upto the mark. Housekeeping was upto the mark in terms of cleanliness and placement of amenities. However, I feel that complimentary wifi option should be available for HHonours guest who book directly...

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3Thank SunnyS2212
CareyOsborne, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear SunnyS2212, Thank you for your feedback. We are in a great location with both easy accesses to the city and the esplanade. I do apologies that the Wi-fi and other hotel facilities was not explain you. In the rooms, it is free in 24 hour blocks and is free everyday for those loyal customers that book direct. I do...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Stayed for three days Dec15. Room need a bit of tidying. Our room had the sea view. Food very expensive. Not much on dinner menu. Normal breakfast was served.Easy location to shops and restaurants.Swimming pool was great to cool down. Children running around wet in the foyer and dripping water every where. Notified reception. Did not take much notice.

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2Thank Bal S
CareyOsborne, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Bal S, Thank you for your comments and it is great to see that overall your recent stay was an enjoyable one. I note your comment regarding the food cost and options and will share this them with the head chef and Food and Beverage manager. Once again thank you. We do hope to welcome you back, should your...

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I'll start with the positives: - the location is good, on the Esplande with direct access onto Mitchell Street, and a short walk from the Darwin harbour front - the pool is nice and very welcoming on a hot day - the staff are very helpful The main negative point is the condition of our room. We booked the Milner...

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3Thank Sharon E
CareyOsborne, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Sharon E, Thank you for your review. I note your comments and can assure you that they will be taken seriously. We are disappointed to learn that your stay was not what you had hoped for. While our hotel is older, this doesn’t not excuse poor cleanliness standards or maintenance to a room. It appears that we struggled to...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Second time visiting the Doubletree. again on business. proved to be the right choice again. nothing really new. happy to have free internet with my honors membership. The breakfast was pretty good to, with the added surprise of a juicer, which was an awesome way to kickstart my day. My only gripe was the the air con wasn't very powerful,...

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3Thank Richard C
CareyOsborne, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Richard C, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at the hotel, twice!! Please accept my sincere apologies for inconvenience of your air conditioner during your stay. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back to us one day soon. Kind Regards Carey Osborne Hotel Manager

Kingaroy, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Our room had 2 double beds and 1 chair. Guess what, someone had to sit on the bed. Rooms are a bit outdated. I notice every comment on here says the same. Loved the stains on the carpet. They must have a huge water bill as you have to run the shower quite a bit to get hot water, and...

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Rodger W I am sorry to learn that we did not deliver to your expectations. We do value your opinions and will do our utmost to improve on the areas that you have highlighted in your review. Thank you once again. The team and I do hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Room way too hot. COLD water in shower too hot to use after two minutes. Chef 'too tired' to make buffet breakfast. Extra charges for everything including WiFi. This hotel is just a shadow of it's former self. I will not stay there again.

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Harjit K Thank you for your review. I note your comments and can assure you that they will be taken seriously and acted upon. We are still offering our Wake up breakfast offering with a full continential buffet being offered with our chef cooking everything fresh to order for individual guests preferences for the hot selection. I apologise for...

Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

One star is for the friendly check in service at 6am. The other star is for the great pool. And if I could, half a star for the comfy beds. Not the same hotel we stayed in 4 years ago when it was The Holiday Inn Esplanade. The hotel in general is so out of date. I especially thought the...

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Rose C Thank you for your comments and I am very sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations. I have shared your feedbackwith the team so we can improve. Consistency in standards is important and it is disappointing to read where we have not met this goal. On a positive, I am pleased that you found...

Reviewed 20 January 2016

Good size rooms, a bit dated but the rooms are a good size and that make up a bit for that. The pool area is great and the temperature of the pool is also very nice. The overall common area are showing signs of needing to be updated but the location is good. Lots of places to eat near by....

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review gregsuzanne, it is appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the hotel. Our pool deck is a fantastic one and certainly one of the best in Darwin, I am glad that you enjoyed using this facility. gregsuzanne, thank you once again. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Arriving at the Double Tree by Hilton on the Esplanade in Darwin you are immediately wrapped in the cool of the building, the cleanliness of the foyer and the happy and smiling front office staff. At check in it was two lovely friendly ladies, but the guys were not left out in the restaurant. The fresh, warmed chocolate chip cookie...

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CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear kenruss2014 Thank you for your detailed review and we are delighted to learn that your recent stay with us was such an enjoyable one. I do note your comments about the barramundi and speed and have followed this up with our chefs. WiFi is complimentary throughout the hotel for our HHonors guests who book direct with us or for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • 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 Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: $91 - $292 (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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