Hotel - Novotel Darwin CBD
Novotel Hotel

Novotel Darwin CBD Hotel

100 The Esplanade 
0800  Darwin

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Check-in from 14h00
Check out up to 11h00

Services in the hotel and nearby

  • Parking
    • Private indoor parking (Paying)
    • Public outdoor parking
    • Bus/coach parking area
  • Accessibility for people with reduced mobility
    • Reduced mobility rooms
    • Wheelchair access
    • Reduced mobility facilities
    • Accessible bathroom
  • Outdoor unheated pool
  • Fitness centre  (Nearby)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Air Conditioning

Services and practical information

  • Parking
    • Private indoor parking (Paying)
    • Public outdoor parking
    • Bus/coach parking area
  • Accessibility for people with reduced mobility
    • Reduced mobility rooms
    • Wheelchair access
    • Reduced mobility facilities
    • Accessible bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Reception open 24 hours a day
  • Dry cleaning / Ironing
  • Boutiques/shopping
    • Currency exchange
    • Gift shop/newspaper shop
  • Porter
  • Concierge

Leisure and activities

  • Outdoor unheated pool
  • Fitness centre  (Nearby)
  • Jacuzzi


  • 1 restaurant(s)
  • 1 bar(s)
  • Room service
    • Hot meals
    • Cold snacks
    • Opening hours : Week 24 Hours
    • Opening hours : Week-end 24 Hours

Business services

  • 2 meeting room(s)
  • Conventions hotel
  • Web Corner on a Mac
  • Business center with support staff
  • Copy/print service available
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Hotel location

Our rooms

Perfect for both business and leisure travel, Novotel Darwin CBD offers a variety of accommodation options, including Standard and Superior rooms, and spacious two bedroom apartments. Stylish and contemporary, guest rooms at this excellent Darwin hotelfeature everything needed for a comfortable stay. Guests can enjoy a range of convenient facilities, which include a TV with cable and pay-per-view channels, wired and WIFI Internet access, a work desk, a minibar, air-conditioning and a modern ensuite.

  • 140 rooms
  • 127 non-smoking rooms
  • 3 rooms for people with reduced mobility
  • 18 family rooms
  • Extra bed in room for child
  • Extra bed in room for adult
  • Crib on request
    • 220/240 V AC
    • Air conditioning
    • Data port in room
    • Emergency exit map
    • Bathroom doors 32 inches wide
    • TV with on-screen billing info
    • Radio in room
    • Crib on request
    • Opening windows
    • Remote control TV
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Work desk in all rooms
    • Pay per view channel(s)
    • Satellite/cable colour TV
    • Free access with phone card
    • Phone with 2 handsets in room
    • Iron in room
    • RJ 45 outlet
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Hair dryer in bathroom
    • Sprinkler in room
    • Keycard-operated door locks
    • Audible smoke alarms in rooms
    • Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
    • Security peephole
    • Smoke alarm in room
    • Emergency info in rooms
    • Alarm clock
    • Message alert
    • Operator wake up call
    • Automatic wake up call
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3.5/5 TripAdvisor Rating Based on 1,360 reviews
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Don M. Couples - 14/08/2017
« Adequate,  »

As above, disappointed with the standard of the room, staff very obliging, position excellent,pool very ordinary, food very good, hotel desperately needs an upgrade.

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Anonymous Business - 14/08/2017

Good as the cleanliness is good but the hotel appears to be old and the bathroom needs a bit of TLC

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L D. Friends - 14/08/2017
« Good position for accessing the town but facilities need upgrading. »

Stayed at the hotel after hiking trip. Also stayed at the hotel before the hike - we were told we were upgraded to 2 rooms - only to find it had one bed (our booking asked for 2) and was only 1 room. How could reception not know what room she checked us into? Our other rooms, both on the second floor - were next to somewhat noisey air conditioning units. I dont think I would stay at the hotel again. It was not up to the standard of other Novotels I've stayed at. Needs a serious upgrade - all looks faded. Staff were helpful.

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John Business - 14/08/2017
« Pleasant overnight stay »

I was on business and my stay was pleasant. The room was clean and tidy and the breakfast good

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Anonymous Couples - 13/08/2017
« Great position, excellent staff. »

Stay was enjoyable except the rooms are tired and a big revamp must happen in the next few years. The toilets require replacement and the re-waterproofing of the bathrooms must be a priority. Staff were excellent. The lifts need a maintenance look at as we found on 3 occasions we skipped our floor.

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Anonymous Families - 13/08/2017
« It was just ok  »

On Reaching the hotel I was told that there were no Ocean View rooms available yet I booked them almost 2 months in advance I’m not sure how the booking system works as I booked our rooms through so I don’t know who is at fault My overall impression of the hotel - looked tired and outdated The room we stayed in had problems – the tap for the shower didn’t work properly, needed new carpet ,aircon was noisy I think a lot of updating is required to bring it back to its former glory! The staff were friendly and accommodating

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Shelby Couples - 13/08/2017
« Amazing  »

Very special and thanks to the amazing team for organising a upgrade and bottle of wine for my husbands 30th birthday

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Janec Couples - 13/08/2017
« Nice service but tired hotel »

Overall the staff were very friendly helpful during our 4 night stay however, the hotel is in desperate need of some cosmetic upgrade. Room was comfortable and clean, but mould and peeling paint in the bathroom were a disappointment.

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Linda Friends - 13/08/2017
« Disappointing stay at Novotel Darwin »

Booked two nights accommodation pre and post hiking tour on recommendation of Life's an Adventure. Both nights pre-paid 6 months in advance to get a better price as hotel prices are high compared to other cities. First night cost more for a standard room, but we got 'upgraded' to a suite. Air-conditioning only in the sitting area not the bedroom, which only had a fan with a very slow low speed or a very noisy full speed. Bathroom ceiling was peeling. View of carpark and rooftop uninspiring. However included breakfast was very good. Second night we reserved a superior room as it was my husband's birthday. The 'sea view' was mainly of the Novotel sign and very little of the sea. Air conditioning kept switching itself off so we gave up with it and used the slow fan. However, due to our Accor membership we got a free bottle of wine for my husband's birthday which was unexpected. We asked for and got a small discount on the room due to the non-working airconditioning. Overall the hotel was disappointing as it seems badly in need of renovation and doesn't justify the high prices or measure up to the Novotel standard. On the positive side, the location is great, the front desk staff attentive, and the breakfast is very good.

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Anonymous Couples - 11/08/2017
« Bad »

Book in late 4 pm about after altercation and promised at 1:30 Internet down Noisy neighbors (shenaigans pub) Tap fitting fell off Unhelpful front office except roshit who was good Place is tired and old

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Lynda C. Couples - 09/08/2017
« Very disappointing  »

Bed saggy and creaky. Toilet not flushing properly. Air conditioning noisy. Fans need replacing. Taps dangerous as no indication whether hot or cold.Generally the room needs refurb. Booked suite as we were staying for three nights. In fact the standard room we stayed in on 2nd august was in much better condition and did have a view over the harbour. The view we had for the 3 night booking was mainly of a tin roof. Staff very pleasant Stayed here a few years ago also and it seemed in better condition or maybe we were just lucky.

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Colin Couples - 09/08/2017
« it was fine »

it was fine inside but the pool area was a bit unloved. get some decent chairs. For a hotel that big 7 hard plastic chairs with one broken.

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Paul F. Business - 09/08/2017
« Rooms are tired especially the bathrooms »

Tried to get room service - the phone did not work in the room. I had to phone the motel on my mobile to place an order. When I mentioned the phone issue, I also mentioned that the TV only had one station, the only response was that they would report it to maintenance the following day to 'have a look at it'. No one was prepared to look at on the night when it was reported. The second night the phone and TV still did not work - I gave up reporting the issues

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Neil G. Business - 08/08/2017
« Excellent »

Room was clean tidy, check in efficient and staff excellent

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Veronica Y. Friends - 08/08/2017
« Lovely helpful staff »

Quite dated, bathroom was very ordinary, The pool was unheated, and surprisingly the spa was cold. That was really disappointing and explained why nobody was ever in it. The staff were really lovely. However the hotel was below what i would expect for a Novotel.

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Shannon Business - 08/08/2017
« ICT Manager »

Nice a clean spot to spend two nights while on business. Would recommend to all staying in Darwin

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Philip B. Business - 08/08/2017
« Good location with great staff »

Exactly what I required for my business trip close to my customers in the CBD good sized room clean and a good hotel. Staff was fantastic and the food was very good.

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Gary B. Business - 08/08/2017
« Very nice hotel parking issues »

The hotel room everything was good all except the parking getting charged to park then watching locals using the car park and walking to work finding parking in the afternoon was difficult due to this. I stay for 5 days and this happened every day

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Tim Couples - 08/08/2017
« Room ok, staff helpful hotel tired and run down. »

The hotel is very tired and ran down. Try public areas are 2 star at best. Staff do their best but it's an old and warn out hotel. So for the high season rates we paid it's not very good value for money.

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Ron D. Business - 08/08/2017
« Rooms average and restaurant prices over the top. »

My first room the bathroom was disgusting, paint peeling of the ceiling and the hot water didn't work. The noise coming from a pub was loud. I was placed into another room after explaining to the manager that i wasn't happy about the hot water only to be told that was normal because the water had to travel around the building?? I had breakfast at $29 per head and when I ask if i could have an omelet made i was told it was an extra $3 plus to have a coffee made additional $4. I've been a member with the Accor Group for over 12 years and have never had to pay for this during my stay at other Accor Hotels. Whilst I only travel to Darwin once a year for business I have always stayed at your establishment , I doubt that i will be staying there again nor will I be recommending it to other, very disappointing.

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