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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

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Darwin, Australia
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Family of four (children aged 2 & 4) attended Christmas Lunch buffet and then stayed the night in the hotel. First off, the comments about the Christmas Lunch: Positives - Great variety of food, including an amazing display of desserts. Very friendly staff who provided great service when serving some of the food or when clearing tables. Excellent, age appropriate... More 

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

Dear ian_rachael Thank you or your detailed review about your Christmas stay wih us. We do appreciate and value your comments and have made notes on what we could have done better. Overall, we are delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas break with us includig our lunch in the ballroom on Christmas Day. Thank you for choosing to stay with... More 

DARWIN RURAL, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I feel spoilt when I stay at this hotel, the service is excellent. The food is great and varied, the rooms are clean and fresh, the location is great, opposite parkland and the beach. The hotel is situated within easy walking distance to the city centre and to great eating and touring locations

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4 Thank Judy M
CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Judy M Thank you fo ryour review and it is very pleasing to hear that you felt spoilt by the team during your stay. We are delighted that your stay was such an enjoyable one and do hope that we see you again one day should your travels bring you back to Darwin. We wish you all the best... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

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

Thank you for you review 599delfin. We appreciate your feedback and are very pleased that you enjoyed the service extended to you by the team. We hope that you enjoy the festive season and do hope to be able to welcome you back to us in the new year. Kind Regards Carey Osborne More 

Darwin, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Because of the cheap rates thought give it a go but was utterly disappointed with the quality of the product. Rooms were dated and metres was not very comfortable. Restaurant was a hit and miss would recommend to eat out

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

Dear Roshan P Thank you for your review. We are very sorry to learn that your stay with us did not deliver to your expectations. I do apologise that you did not find the beds to be comfortable and will investigate the rooms number that you stayed with us in and have this attended to. Once again, thank you. If... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The staff go out of their way to accomodate your requirements. The rooms are well presented and the meals are very tasty and a good range of choices. The hotel is situated within walking distance of the main retail area of Darwin.

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7 Thank 44robinf
CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear 44robinf Thank you for your review. It is great to see that you enjoyed your recent stay wth us. Our location is a great one and is very central to all of the city amenities and is a great position opposite Bicentennial Park. 44robinf, thank you and we hope to see you again one day soon. Kind Regards Carey... More 

Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We found the staff very good and easy to deal with, its a very clean and tidy place to stay. Breakfast was to good to miss. The pool in the afternoon was a good help to end the day. Also the free off street parking was handy as we had to leave our 4WD there while we returned to Sydney... More 

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6 Thank Peter J C
CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Peter J C We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at our hotel on both occasions ! Our Wake Up breakfast is a fantastic way to start the day with our great buffet, eggs cooked to order and fresh juice option. Thank you once again. We do hope to see you again on your... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Staff was good. The room was a bit warm compared to other hotel rooms and even other hotels in Darwin in general. I asked about the temp and they brought me a fan. I had colleagues staying at other hotels and the entire hotel felt like it had working a/c. This one did not. Breakfast was overpriced. Pool was great!!!... More 

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2 Thank Wade D
CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Wade D. I am very pleased to learn that you enjoyed the service extended to you by the team. Unfortunately, due to some recent works on a neighbouring building, our air conditioning system was impacted which has now been resolved. Our pool deck is one of the best in Darwin and I am pleased that... More 

Canberra, Australia
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179 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The reception and check in was lovely (nice touch with a warm cookie) and I personally love staying on the Esplanade in Darwin. The hotel has a restaurant but with the legendary Hanuman literally at the hotel's back entrance on Mitchell St, the hotel restaurant didn't get a look in, sorry! (and yes - big recommend for the Hanuman!) The... More 

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

Dear rachaelOz Thank you for your review. I am pleased to learn that you enjoyed the service and our central location. It is also great to hear that you found our hotel to be immaculate in its presentation. We appreciate you taking the time to post your feedback. Once again, thank you and do hope that you stay with us... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Great hotel, located near CBD of Darwin. Staff is very friendly and helpful all the time, since the check in with a delicious warm cookie. What a nice gesture to welcome! Spacious rooms, lobby and great facilities to enjoy your stay. Top service at the restaurant with great food. High recommended to all travelers.

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6 Thank Joel David S
CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Joel David S We are simply delighted that your stay withus was such an enjoyable one. We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments and I will be certain to share them with our team. Once again, thank you and we do hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Carey Osborne More 

Darwin, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I stayed in the hotel in December 2015. It was a great stay with quality food and very good customer service throughout the stay. The pool is lovely, clean and deep a real pleasure to be able to dive into. Room given was great and an upgrade. Would happily stay there again.

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8 Thank Jason D
CareyOsborne, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

We strive to deliver fantastic guest service on a daily basis, so it it is always pleasing when a guest takes the time to commend our team. Thank you Jason D. Our pool is one of the best in Darwin. 27metres long, deep, seating area under a water feature and plenty of loungers to relax the day away in. Thank... More 

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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
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  • Minibar
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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 Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: $99 - $297 (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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