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4.4 out of 5

"Some staff will need more training as they are not customer focused. Kate was exceptional! Generally the property was clean and acceptable for the pri ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 30 Dec 2022

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Darwin awaits you at Rydges Palmerston - Darwin. You'll be 7.9 km (4.9 mi) from Howard Springs Nature Park and 9.5 km (5.9 mi) from Charles Darwin National Park. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

The restaurant, Madame Za, is open for lunch and dinner. Za Bar is the hotel's own bar. Enjoy the 24-hour gym, free pool cabanas, and pool loungers. 3471 square feet (322 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4.5-star Palmerston hotel include Flight Path Golf & Outdoor Recreation and Darwin Aviation Museum.

Studio Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$131* Per night/room 17 Feb. - 18 Feb.

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

2 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Rydges Palmerston - Darwin ratings based on 147 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Rydges Palmerston - Darwin

Everyone (95) Couples (17) Business (2) Family (27)
3 out of 5
Some staff will need more training as they are not customer focused. Kate was exceptional! Generally the property was clean and acceptable for the price paid.

Posted by on 30 Dec. 2022

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3 Jan. 2023 by Yuvi

Dear Jim, thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this matter further. I look forward to welcoming you in near future.Kind regards,

5 out of 5
Receptionist on arrival didnt display great customer service, rude manner, as well as the male manager at the restaurant on 24th december evening. Was rude to us and his helpful staff member.

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2022

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3 Jan. 2023 by Yuvi

Dear Kylie, thank you for taking the time to review our property. I look forward to welcoming you in near future.Kind regards,

5 out of 5
The hotel room was very good I loved it I enjoyed my stay 👌👍

Posted by on 23 Dec. 2022

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3 Jan. 2023 by Yuvi

Dear Phyllis, thank you for taking the time to review our property. I look forward to welcoming you in near future.Kind regards,

3 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Oct. 2022

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Oct. 2022

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5 out of 5
👍

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Oct. 2022 by Yuvi

Dear Megan,Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review. We look forward to welcoming you again in near future. Kind regards,

5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Sep. 2022

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2 out of 5
the sunsets were beautiful the apartment we stayed in had a shower over the bath the bath was very tall and i had a fall getting out which resulted going to hospital and 4 days later had an operation on my fractured wrist so the rest of the holiday wasnt as good as we had hoped for

Posted by on 6 Sep. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Sep. 2022 by Yuvi

Dear Alan,thank you for sharing your feedback and I am sorry to hear about the accident. I believe our team has been in contact with you throughout the incident. I hope you have speedy recovery and should you decide to visit NT in future, please do let us know and we will ensure we will take care of you. Kind regards,

4 out of 5
It was well out of Darwin and very quiet

Posted by on 4 Sep. 2022

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2 out of 5

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About the Rydges Palmerston - Darwin

Location 15 Maluka Drive, Palmerston, NT 0831

Property Features

Rydges Palmerston - Darwin offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour health club. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 3471 square feet (322 square meters) and includes a conference center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the luxury Rydges Palmerston - Darwin. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Darwin hotel is smoke free.

  • 200 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 3471 sq ft of conference space
  • 322 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2015
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Lockers available
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Rydges Palmerston - Darwin offers 200 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Madame Za - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Za Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour health club.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 70.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up; guests must have received their complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Security system
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 18
  • COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 14
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

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 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 70.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Rydges Palmerston Darwin Hotel
  • Rydges Palmerston Darwin
  • Rydges Palmerston Darwin Hotel
  • Rydges Palmerston - Darwin Hotel
  • Rydges Palmerston - Darwin Palmerston
  • Rydges Palmerston - Darwin Hotel Palmerston

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • 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.