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Best Hotels in Darwin City Centre

Mantra Pandanas AU$145
Mantra Pandanas

Mantra Pandanas

43 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT
     
    4.5
    of 5, from 944 reviews
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    A luxury stay in the heart of Darwin awaits you at Mantra Pandanas. You'll be 0.9 km (0.6 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a health club.

    Rydges Darwin Central AU$140
    Rydges Darwin Central

    Rydges Darwin Central

    21 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.4
    of 5, from 863 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Rydges Darwin Central puts you in the centre of Darwin, 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants and an outdoor swimming pool.

    Palms City Resort AU$155
    Palms City Resort

    Palms City Resort

    64 Esplanade, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.4
    of 5, from 637 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Palms City Resort puts you in the centre of Darwin, 1 km (0.6 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool.

    Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront AU$179
    Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

    Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

    7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.4
    of 5, from 776 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    At Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront you'll be 0.4 km (0.3 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include 2 poolside bars, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool.

    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin AU$174
    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin

    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin

    122 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.4
    of 5, from 538 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    A family-friendly stay in the heart of Darwin awaits you at DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin. You'll be 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2 km (1.2 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

    Darwin City Hotel AU$130
    Darwin City Hotel

    Darwin City Hotel

    59 Smith Street, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.3
    of 5, from 46 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Darwin City Hotel puts you in the heart of Darwin, steps from Crocosaurus Cove and within a 10-minute stroll of The Esplanade. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include in-room free WiFi, free high-speed Internet and LED TVs.

    Argus Hotel Darwin AU$146
    Argus Hotel Darwin

    Argus Hotel Darwin

    13 Shepherd Street, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.3
    of 5, from 222 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    At Argus Hotel Darwin you'll be 1.4 km (0.9 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include an outdoor swimming pool and free continental breakfast.

    Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin AU$185
    Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

    Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

    6 Carey Street, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.1
    of 5, from 257 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    At Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Smith Street Mall and Maningrida Arts & Culture. Highlights at this aparthotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free buffet breakfast.

    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade AU$174
    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

    116 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.1
    of 5, from 383 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade puts you in the centre of Darwin, 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.

    Travelodge Resort Darwin AU$111
    Travelodge Resort Darwin

    Travelodge Resort Darwin

    64 Cavenagh St, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.1
    of 5, from 995 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    A family-friendly stay in the heart of Darwin awaits you at Travelodge Resort Darwin. You'll be 1.3 km (0.8 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant and free self parking.

    Oaks Élan Darwin AU$139
    Oaks Élan Darwin

    Oaks Élan Darwin

    31 Woods Street, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    4.0
    of 5, from 247 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Oaks Élan Darwin puts you in the centre of Darwin, 0.8 km (0.5 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool.

    Frontier Darwin Hotel AU$109
    Frontier Darwin Hotel

    Frontier Darwin Hotel

    3 Buffalo Court, Darwin, NT
    • Free Cancellation
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    3.6
    of 5, from 84 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    At Frontier Darwin Hotel you'll be close to Gardens Park Golf Links and Darwin Entertainment Centre. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

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    Hotels In Darwin City Centre

    Heading to the Top End region of the Northern Territory? Spend some time in Darwin, a capital city like no other. Overlooking a stunning harbour, Darwin is laidback, tropical and diverse. You’ll find beaches fringed with palm trees, Aboriginal art galleries, stunning gardens, a crocodile park, great food and nightlife. Pick one of our Darwin CBD hotels for a top time in the heart of the city.

    History

    Darwin is the traditional home of the Larrakia people, also known as “the Saltwater People” because of their close relationship to the sea. John Lort Stokes was the first European to discover the region in 1839, naming it Port Darwin after his young shipmate on the HMS Beagle: naturalist Charles Darwin.

    Gold was discovered at Pine Creek in 1871, leading to a wave of Chinese immigration. Darwin was badly damaged in Japanese airstrikes during WW2 and almost destroyed by Cyclone Tracy in 1974. But it was rebuilt, and these days it continues to evolve.

    Things to see and do

    Darwin has a year-round tropical warm climate, so the revitalised waterfront is where most of the activity occurs. Luckily, there are some family-friendly beaches close to the CBD: swim between the flags at Mindil Beach or Fanny Bay Beach, a small and peaceful beach next to man-made Lake Alexander (just watch out for crocs!). Once you’ve finished with the beach, visit the George Brown Botanic Gardens to check out tropical plants, wetlands, monsoon forests and colourful flowers that are unique to this region of Australia.

    Crocosaurus Cove is Darwin’s crocodile park and the home of the Cage of Death, Australia’s only crocodile dive. From the safety of a glass cage, you can come face to face with a 700kg crocodile in a tank. If that sounds a bit full-on for you, watch from a safe distance as a handler feeds a croc, or check out the aquarium.

    While you’re in the heart of town, drop into Darwin’s city art galleries. Have a night out at an Irish pub, dance to a DJ or live band, hit a beach party or watch a movie under the stars at Deckchair Outdoor Cinema.

    The strikingly beautiful and World Heritage listedKakadu National Park is 240 km east of Darwin and has amazing walks, waterfalls and rock art. Litchfield National Park, 100km south-west of Darwin, is another tourist favourite, with walking tracks, rainforest and the unique and strange termite mounds.

    Shopping and dining

    If you want to shop in Darwin, there are boutique stores and galleries selling local art, but your best bet is the markets. Mindil Beach Sunset Market is the place to head on Thursday and Sunday evenings. As the sun sets over beach and palm trees, rows of stalls sell art, handmade jewellery, and food from all over the world.

    Darwin’s dining keeps up its multicultural vibe, with eclectic cafes and restaurants offering everything from Thai to Malaysian to Mediterranean.

    Getting here

    Getting to Darwin couldn’t be easier when you book one of our flights to Darwin to go with your Darwin CBD accommodation. If you want a top time in the Top End, start by making Darwin CBD your natural selection.

    How Much is a Hotel Room in Darwin City Centre?

    Hotels in Darwin City Centre start at AU$109 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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