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Ashland, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Service from the all the Staff at the Mantra on the Esplanade. This hotel is located in the Heart of the Darwin's CBD. It has great views of both Bay and the CBD. I have stayed there twice and both times service was always great.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel in a great location. Awesome views from my room across the parklands, mountains and ocean. The staff greeted me with a smile, were very helpful and knowledgeable. Dinner in the hotel restaurant was very good. The food was fresh although perhaps a little over-priced? The hotel is walking distance to tourist shops, grocery store and bars. Room...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of lighting but none so that one can read a book /newspaper in the evenings. In the bedrooms one had to bring the lampshade right to the edge of the bedside table in order to read. Otherwise everything was just perfect

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 1 week in 1br apartment with harbour views. Well equiped, comfortable bed, lovely view, small balcony, lovely self serve buffet breakfast was included in our package. Handy position for city centre and centennial park. Lots within easy walking distance

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Palmerston, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stay there a few times this year and are never disappointed. Definitely prefer one bedroom suite. It is far more relaxing. Staff are always helpful and friendly. I would personally recommend to stay there.

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Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Urgently need to review all bathrooms with showers over bath. Need extra rails installed as a high priority after Occupational Therapist review and recommendations. The room was clean, well appointed and well serviced. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

not the best of starts no safe in the room only a small store room with safe boxes with staff watching on until told to leave. bar and hotel in lockdown at 21.30hrs forced to use street bars at night not ideal no life ring in pool area sun beds next to smoking area and bacon for breakfast you could...

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

Thanks for posting Paul & Vanessa H of the UK all feedback is appreciated - quite the list really.......my apologies for that, clearly you don't seem to have enjoyed your time with us which is disappointing indeed .... good luck for your future travels. Kind Regards Mike

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

needed extra rail at end of bathtub to exit safely this would facilitate assisting safety need extra bath mat grip mat on bath base to stop slipping during personal care . a mountable shower head on hose extension a better preference

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

Hi y0b59 Thanks for the feedback we are actually scheduled for a full bathroom upgrade in 2018 which will see a complete change of the current shower over bath configuration - popular when the hotel was built but now the trend has evolved to shower only as a guest preference. Noting your issues for future stays please call us direct...

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room was neat, clean and well serviced. The staff were exceptionally friendly and it was a very pleasant stay. The only downfall was the smoking. Smokers were near the pool, near the reception front doors and on the balconies. With the heat and humidity, the stench of the smoke lingered and was terrible. I would request the place stop...

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

Hi J4068GRsarah As mentioned in a previous post we do have smoking restrictions throughout the hotel with appropriate signage and including a total ban in all internal areas of the hotel. As a non-smoker myself I sympathize with your issue however we would need a legislation change to enable the enforcement of a total ban. Currently we are required to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Extremely friendly staff and very helpful. The location is great with Mitchell St literally through the back door. The water views were great and the walking on the waterfront is Highly recommended. Do yourself a favour...

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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: $94 - $376 (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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Mantra On The Esplanade Darwin
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Darwin
#4 Romantic Hotel in Darwin
#9 Business Hotel in Darwin
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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
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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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