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Lorraine L
Tarwin Lower, Australia

We stopped for a look and gaming only

4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2021
We only stopped in to have a look around and a play on the pokies and thought if the restaurants looked ok we may stop for lunch. We are used to Crown Casino in Melbourne so we were a bit surprised at how small it is but it seemed very clean and there were lots of friendly staff around ready to help. After looking around we put some money through the machines and then went to have a look at the menus at the restaurants. Nothing really excited us that much so we decided to go somewhere else. We had a look at the pool area and were very impressed with the infinity pool.
Date of stay: July 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

When Darwin went into lockdown, this hotel swung into action. Although I must confess I thought closing the pools was a bit excessive, but on reflection it was the right thing to do. Speaking of the right thing to do, giving a meaningful $100 daily room service voucher was an excellent piece of customer relations. Well done manager. Before it was closed, the lagoon pool was better than any we’ve found in Australia. The staff are fantastic, the food is ok though a bit limited and the accommodation dated, but there’s nothing wrong with dated.

Date of stay: May 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 June 2021

The day before we were booked in we emailed the Hotel with regard to our check in and did not get a response back, not a great start. It didn't improve the team on the front desk were far from welcoming on our arrival.

We stayed for 2 nights on the Friday we went to go down to the Infinity Pool and it was chock full of Back Packers who were allowed access for the day for a Pool Party. At no stage were we informed by the staff that this was occurring. We went to the Lagoon Pool with a swim up bar where we found ripped, damaged beach chair cushions that were riddled with sand.

In all my wife and I were disappointed and would not recommend staying here.

On the other hand the security and restaurant staff at the casino itself were exceptionally helpful and a pleasure to deal with.

Date of stay: May 2021
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Reviewed 21 June 2021 via mobile

This place is in a lovely location but very limited service. We weren’t allowed as a family to enter the infinity pool on Friday Saturday or Sunday. So we entered on Monday and there was no service. We had to go into the casino to get drinks and snacks. As my husband had a towel on, the security guard wasn’t going to let him collect our food as he needed to go back and put some shorts on. Empty drink glasses and plates were not collected the whole time we were there, which was 2.5 hours. I booked 2 rooms months ago and they couldn’t put them next to each other. Location is fab for sunset! Your not paying for any service here.

Date of stay: May 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 June 2021

We staid in the pool room which is a great room but not cheap! for the money we paid for this room in a 4/5 star hotel is outrageously overpriced for the service you get there. I had better service in a back backer hotel - waiting time breakfast 30 minutes including coffee - if you turn up at 9.58 no breakfast service available anymore! next service at 12pm! 2 other restaurants temporary closed so not many option to get food at all -
Waiting time room service 1 hour - waiting time time pool bar service for lunch 30 minutes! this management has to take a good look into what service they provide for the prices they charge! hotel is severely understaffed - the staff in the breakfast restaurant is just coping - and doing it very friendly but they struggle big time - pool bar is understaffed people walking away as bar staff is serving on swim out bar - and not able to attend other bar - daily rooms service never before 4pm! so no fresh towels before then! - with lots of Australian traveling here this year this Hotel management needs to pick up their act! Yes we had Covit - Yes staff is hard to come by - but than charge less! if you can't provide a 5 star service to your guests

Room tip: pool rooms
Date of stay: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 June 2021

Darwin casino is lacking in service . While the pool area is lovely it needs some love . The real issue is no service in and around the pool. It’s classed as a resort. If you want any drink you need to venture into the Casino while wearing togs and a towel- not appropriate. This place is busy and cannot blame COVID-19

Room tip: Ask for a water view .
Date of stay: June 2021
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