Hotel - Novotel Darwin CBD
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Novotel Hotel

Novotel Darwin CBD Hotel

100 The Esplanade 
0800  Darwin
AUSTRALIA

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Check-in from 14h00
Check out up to 11h00
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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
  • EARLY CHECK IN FROM 8AM
  • Dry cleaning / Ironing
  • Boutiques/shopping
    • Currency exchange
    • Gift shop/newspaper shop
  • Porter
  • Concierge

Leisure and activities

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

Catering

  • 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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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 1,381 reviews
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M. Families - 16/09/2017
« Good location, tired hotel »

We had a 2bed apartment. Good location, great the idea of an apartment rather than a room as it is much more flexible for our family. Very tired looking hotel though and no power points in the twin bedroom!!

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Anonymous Business - 15/09/2017

Very pleasant. Nice room, plenty of space. Early breakfast available unlike many places in Darwin.

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Alan Couples - 13/09/2017
« Alan »

Good location, helpfull staff, clean rooms, great breakfast.

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Nat Couples - 13/09/2017
« generally very good - there was considerable delay in getting service at reception on one occasion »

Room was excellent, and the breakfast was great. There was some confusion regarding whether we should actually receive free breakfast because we had booked through a travel agent. It would be good if this situation could be sorted out, so that it didn't cause confusion for both customer and staff.

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Couples - 12/09/2017
« Enjoyable Stay »

Novotel Darwin CBD is an older hotel which looks a bit ''tired'' in places. However we did enjoy our stay. All the staff are friendly, very helpful and efficient. We ate breakfast in the hotel and the quality and variety of the food was good. The rooms are very spacious. The bathroom could probably do with a bit of a facelift. Good location. Overall pretty good.

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R3413OObrianm Family - 12/09/2017
« Short break »

I was disappointed booking and paying for a Junior suite to find the there was not an enclosed room, but simply a partly separated main room by a bathroom. .My sisters standard room a few doors down was of similar size.

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Nick Couples - 11/09/2017
« comfortable »

good check in, late check out appreciated. could have local aboriginal pictures rather than parisian scene ( I know Accor is French) on walls minor bathroom leak breakfast was fine

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Kelsie Couples - 11/09/2017
« Satisfactory »

Location was lovely, check in staff friendly. The bar was left unattended numerous times and we were needing to wait to be served. The food at dinner was not the greatest. We had to be moved rooms, after our aircon was noisy. Our second room I felt we were in a worse room, although we were higher up we were facing the city and not the ocean where we were previously.

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B L. Business - 11/09/2017
« Average »

Not happy with shower in room. Very poor water pressure and on two occasions, one in the morning and one in the evening there was no hot water. Bed quite average.

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Lynette Couples - 11/09/2017
« Very pleasent,and comfortable. »

Our stay was comfortable, bed very good, room clean, staff obliging all the time. We had a problem with the safe, attended to straight away, when going out staff rang taxi's for us, nothing a problem to them. My birthday on my arrival day, we received a bottle of wine on ice and two singing staff members so thoughtful. Enjoyed our stay thank you.

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Daniel R. Business - 11/09/2017
« Most satisfied for what we needed; a utilitarian reasonably priced hotel without unnecessary frills but which would transit us into a week-long hardship trek and then transit us back into civilization after the tour. »

Perfectly fine;it allowed us to prepare and refresh after our trip from Sydney. And then after a week's tour in the Kimberley, we returned for 2 nightsto reengage with civilization

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Dean P. Business - 11/09/2017
« Friendly staff but very tired building »

Every engagement with staff was very positive. The communal space and water fall through the centre of the building is lovely. The rooms are very tired. All electrical appliances are VERY over due for testing and tagging, with most listing a next test date due in 2016. Sticker on Microwave says next leakage test also due in 2016 - doesn't instil much confidence in the products provided. When we arrived, there were dirty dishes in the kitchen sink. Reported and quickly fixed, but little things make a big impact.

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Paul Couples - 11/09/2017
« A little above average »

A reasonable stay in a little dated hotel. Definitely in need of a touch of paint. Water pressure in the shower was sad and the bath was stained with a "tidal" water mark. Relaxing on the bed was the only option as the couch was not welcoming to say the least. Unfortunately the outside communal spa was not working and there were no signs alerting anyone to the fact. Our barramundi main course at dinner was delightful and the staff were helpful, pleasant and knowledgeable. Dessert (pannacotta) was totally inedible and could be likened to a rubber mat with an obvious double dose of gelatin and a crumb that was akin to cherry stones. The other dessert (caramel tart) was a premade, commercial flan case filled with a premade, commercial caramel filling. Sad. Very sad. All staff were friendly and helpful. We had no trouble with parking at the rear and the location is very handy.

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Anonymous Couples - 11/09/2017
« veery good »

pleasant

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Dint Business - 10/09/2017
« Very Central to CBD »

Convienience Short drive from Airport Offers great breakfast Room Upgrade Parking

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Anonymous Couples - 10/09/2017
« A great stay »

Great rooms and meals from restaurant were great. Staff were attentive. Great location

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Not T. I. Business - 10/09/2017
« OK but a hotel that is past its prime »

Air con system was unbearably noisy (return air duct). This must have been obvious to anyone servicing the room. Off button on control did not switch it off - I found a broken button on the unit that did.

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Brad Business - 10/09/2017
« A little outdated »

The air-conditioning in the rooms really struggled. I changed rooms and it was only slightly better. It was cooler outside my room and in the restaurant. I have stayed in other hotels in Darwin and never had any issues.

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Mark Business - 10/09/2017
« Well organized and efficient »

My stay and the conference we ran there was excellent.

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Sandra Couples - 09/09/2017
« Disappointing »

On arrival only one girl on reception with a queue of 5 in front of us. A second person finally arrived to help out. The girl who looked after us was pleasant and I told her to keep smiling as she seemed stressed. She had trouble with our booking as we were using our free night and finally decided to just charge us the $50 per night for incidentals and said we could fix the rest up when we checked out. Thankfully, checking out was much simpler. I had booked a junior suite as we were going to be there for 6 nights. The room was "tired", particularly the bathroom - black mould in the grouting around the bath. There were 3 coathangers in the robe and when I asked for me was given to plastic hangers. There were no drawers. When you stay for 6 nights, you like to unpack and not live out of a suitcase. At $361 per night, I expected much better. We went out for dinner and upon returning hoped to share a coffee with friends, but there was nowhere to do this (and it wasn't particularly late). Breakfast was quite good if you wanted hot food, somewhat expensive for cereal and toast. Location is good for the city and restaurants. Would I stay there again? NO I have stayed at other Novotels and thankfully they were much better.

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