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“A great choice to avoid ubiquitous hotels while staying in downtown Darwin”
Review of Palms City Resort

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Palms City Resort
Ranked #2 of 35 Hotels in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We stayed in a tropical villa, a separate 'bungalow', with its own deck, garden and parking space, and view out to the street and park. So much better than staying in just another hotel, and it was so central to downtown. You could even have your own barbecue.

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Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Had an overnighter and loved this hotel. Location simply can't be beat-- just off the Main Street and a short walk to the waterfront. Room was clean and neat and you can pull the curtains right back for lots of light and has a private balcony too. Or you can shut it all up for the air con to work its magic. Will definitely be back next time I'm in Darwin.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had a beautiful little Garden Villa near the pool -it was a heavenly lush place. Raja at Reception was the ultimate in care and respect for our comfort during our stay. The bed was comfortable -the place beautifully clean, we loved it. It beat staying in a High Rise Hotel by miles!! Wonderful walks from the door!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We booked 5 nights here, stayed 4 with one night away in Kakadu. We had a garden villa that was well set up with BBQ on the verandah, microwave and other self catering essentials and a large bathroom. The main room was on the small side but overall we were happy with our stay. Laundry on site was handy, front office staff were friendly and helpful and it was a short stroll to Mitchel Street and the Smith Street mall. Coles supermarket is 5 minutes way. This resort is one of 10 in Darwin where the Ghan picks up - at check out a Ghan staff member checks you in, issues you with a boarding card and then looks after all baggage - great service.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Room was comfortable, quiet, opposite back - great location with easy walk to facilities and waterfront - if you can manage lots of steps. Pool is good. Great breakfast, lots of choice was included with my package. Bathroom a bit old, but adequate. Bed was comfortable. Staff friendly.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Palms City Resort

Address: 64 Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Darwin
#3 Best Value Hotel in Darwin
#4 Family Hotel in Darwin
#8 Business Hotel in Darwin
Price Range: $66 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palms City Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 89
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WINNER - Best Standard Accommodation - NT Tourism Awards 2015 & 2016! Palms City Resort offers corporate and leisure accommodation conveniently located on the picturesque Esplanade in the heart of Darwin's CBD. There is a choice of Tropical Villas - some with Private plunge spas, Executive Villas with Spa Baths, Garden Bungalows and Superior and Standard Hotel Rooms. All the villas and Bungalowsare surrounded by tropical gardens and come complete with verandas and electric BBQ's. All accommodation is fully air-conditioned. The resort also boasts a perfectly landscaped swimming pool, guest laundry, breakfast restaurant, conference facilities, tour bookings, limited onsite carparking, 24 reception and complimentry luggage storage. The resorts location is perfect with a 5 - 10 minute walk to CBD restaurants, shopping, the deckchair cinema and new waterfront development. For that truly tropical experience in the Top End, choose Palms City Resort. ... more   less 
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