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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights having arrived from The Ghan train. First impressions were OK and staff were very pleasant and helpful. Room was spacious and beds very comfortable. Great free wifi and free safe (ya!) The place is a little tired but for a couple of nights it was fine. We dined in the restaurant twice and the food... More 

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear David F Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us and that our location suited your needs. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas... More 

Darwin
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great with nice friendly staff. It is well located close to restaurants and shops. On the down side the hotel is looking tired and the facilities are not what you would expect from a Hilton.

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Cathryn H Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is appreciated and I am sorry to read that your stay with us was not as enjoyable as it might have been. We hope to welcome you back to one of our three Darwin hotels in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas... More 

Darwin, Australia
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the doubletree hilton on a Sunday night while catching up with family on a visit from Seoul. We live out of Darwin, a 140km drive, so it was easier to stay the night in the city. From the seamless check-in (early; no charge), a real value for money upgrade to a suite, and discounted breakfast we can... More 

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Linda K Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that overall you've enjoyed your stay with us. Further to the valet parking - I will review your comments with the team as we continually work towards improving our guest's experience. We look... More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Breakfast was good, clean and comfortable, but needs to be updated in looks, the carpets were faded or stained. The bathrooms were a little old and our shower base leaked and made the bathroom floor wet. The staff were friendly and location on the waterfront is nice but not many rooms faces the water, so discuss on checkin if you... More 

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear TootsnTim Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that your stay with us was comfortable. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager More 

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48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at a lot of Hiltons, across the entire brand and I found this a let down. Mostly because of the rooms. Old and dated, the bed was uncomfortable, the tv wasn't much good and the mini bar was empty, requiring a call to get it stocked. A cookie on check in is appreciated but in 36 degree... More 

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Davo2288 Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is appreciated and I am sorry to read that your stay with us failed to meet your expectations. We hope to welcome you back to one of our three Darwin hotels in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager More 

Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Staff were wonderful. Lots of working going on, so they gave me a room away from the noise. Room as clean and tidy, bed comfortable. With a nice view, with the curtains open at night to look over Darwin city.

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Nichole B Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am delighted to read that you had an excellent stay with us. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager For Trip Advisor purposes, this review is for the DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin where the balconies are currently being... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Hotel is a little dated. Stricter supervision is needed Rooms are a nice size but the servicing of the rooms is not up to standard. Breakfast selection is adequate but food quality not great. Food cold. Tongs missing for serving of bread pancake mix empty waffles no butter to oil machine. The bacon was over cooked .

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Brenda L Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is appreciated and please be assured that your comments have been reviewed with the relevant department head for action. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were upgraded from a guest room to a King suite, very nice and clean. the shower was on the small side, but everything else was good. Pool clean and large, service at pool bar very good. Resturant prices very comparable with ours in area.

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear C9645HMandreaw Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is appreciated and I am delighted to read that you've enjoyed your stay with us as well as the upgrade to the King Suite. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A great location with friendly staff. Our room had views of the water and was clean and comfortable. Comfortable bed and pillows with access to Foxtel and movies. Enjoyed a wonderful continental breakfast.

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear wendyhI3492CO Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am pleased to read that you've enjoyed your stay with as well as the continental breakfast served. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Yours Sincerely, John Lucas General Manager More 

Bournemouth, England
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Difficult one to review, the hotel looks wonderful from the outside with it's amazing large pool and nice atrium. The staff on the desk were very nice and polite and gave us an upgrade to a King Suite. The suite bedroom and bathroom are upstairs and looked wonderful.Downstairs was a sofa, desk, and chair, tv and a second bathroom. We... More 

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JohnLucas-DRW, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, responded to this review

Dear Diane C Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I am sorry to read that your stay with us was not as enjoyable as it might have been. Please be assured that this is not the cleanliness standard in our hotel and your comments have been reviewed... More 

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Amenities

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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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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $101 - $302 (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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