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4.1 out of 5

"Staff at the front desk gave excellent customer service " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 23 Jun 2022

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Hotel Description

DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade puts you in the center of Darwin, 0.1 km (0.1 mi) from The Esplanade and 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Darwin Waterfront. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour gym, and a poolside bar.

The restaurant, Aqua Restaurant, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a gym, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of self parking.

This 4-star Darwin City Centre hotel is 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Mindil Beach and 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina.

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$429* Per night/room 25 Jul. - 26 Jul.

Double Double Guest Room High Floor

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

1 Bedroom Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Double Double Guest Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Suite with Balcony, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

King Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade ratings based on 422 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

Everyone (260) Couples (93) Business (3) Family (62) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Staff at the front desk gave excellent customer service

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2022

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4 out of 5
It’s an older building, but it’s between the Esplanade & Mitchell St, so it’s close to the best bits of Darwin.

Posted by on 7 Jun. 2022

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5 out of 5
I know property has been there for a long time, but it is kept very well, pool is great.

Posted by on 26 Apr. 2022

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5 out of 5
Location was excellent on the Esplanade. Walking distance to shops and restaurants.

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2022

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4 out of 5
Great place to stay, bathroom was dated and shower leaked.

Posted by on 27 Feb. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Apr. 2022 by DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Team

Thank you for your recent feedback when staying with us. Although we addressed your comments internally at the time, in conducting a periodic review I noticed that we had not acknowledged your feedback. Best Regards,

4 out of 5
Very COVID safe property. Lovely swimming pool & very comfortable guest room.

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 Jan. 2022 by DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Team

Dear Gaynor, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience. We certainly appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back on a future occasion. Kind regards

5 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2022

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Oct. 2021

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3 out of 5
Very old and bathrooms below standard. Pool very nice, but rooms need upgrades

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Nov. 2021 by DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Team

Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin I appreciate your comments and have passed onto the team for review. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back on a future occasion Kind regards

4 out of 5
Hilton was great but we

Posted by on 12 Sep. 2021

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About the DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

Location 116 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT 0800

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 936 square feet (87 square meters) and includes a meeting room. A 24-hour fitness center, a terrace, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade was completed in April 2018. This 4-star Darwin hotel is smoke free.

  • 197 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 936 sq ft of conference space
  • 87 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2013
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wireless internet access , High-speed internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access - wireless , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade offers 197 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Televisions come with pay movies. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Darwin hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include laptop-compatible safes, safes, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily.

Aqua Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB International, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Number of children who can stay for free – 3
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 29 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 9.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Darwin Hilton Esplanade
  • DoubleTree Darwin Esplanade
  • DoubleTree Hilton Darwin Esplanade
  • DoubleTree Hilton Esplanade Darwin
  • Hilton Darwin Esplanade
  • Hilton Esplanade
  • DoubleTree Hilton Darwin Esplanade Hotel
  • DoubleTree Hilton Esplanade Hotel
  • DoubleTree Hilton Esplanade
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade Hotel
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade Darwin
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade Hotel Darwin

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.