4.0 out of 5

"Everything was fine and they make good breakfasts too " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 27 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

The Cavenagh puts you in the centre of Darwin, 0.8 km (0.5 mi) from Darwin Waterfront and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Cullen Bay Marina. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar/lounge.

All 80 rooms feature flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Limited housekeeping is available.

The restaurant, The Cavenagh, serves Modern European cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Darwin City Centre motel, you'll be 11.5 km (7.2 mi) from Casuarina Beach.

Boutique King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$90* Per night/room 1 Sep. - 2 Sep.

Boutique Twin

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Cavenagh ratings based on 355 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 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 The Cavenagh

Everyone (265) Couples (78) Business (2) Students (1) Family (7) Other (1)
3 out of 5
There were no windows in the room and we were not advised that the room had no natural ventilation We were always asking for towels to be replaced or they would replace one only for two people

Posted by on 18 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Jul. 2019

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2 out of 5
Had 2 different rooms, both had very noisy fridges, there was water stains down a wall (from aircon), stains in carpet, short shower curtains, so when you had a shower, water would be all through the bathroom.Guests coming and going at all hours of the night.

Posted by , from victoria. on 5 Jul. 2019

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3 out of 5
Be prepared for music and rowdy noise until about 11pm

Posted by on 12 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2019

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2 out of 5
We only stayed one night because the loud music shook the building until 9.30pm. Then noisy guests and large trucks kept us awake. We discussed this with staff and they said they would support a refund for the second night. We are requesting a refund for the 5 June.

Posted by on 7 Jun. 2019

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3 out of 5
It is s very central location so you can walk everywhere. Weekends are a bit of a party 😁

Posted by on 31 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jun. 2019 by Yulius

Thank you for staying with us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jun. 2019 by Yulius

Thank you

2 out of 5

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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5 out of 5
The manager Masie was amazing, great staff great location great pub

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jun. 2019 by Yulius

Thank you

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. The Cavenagh also features an outdoor pool and laundry facilities. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Darwin motel.

  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer


Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


  • Airport: Darwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.) (12 km / 7.5 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

The Cavenagh offers 80 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with an iron/ironing board. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized fridge/freezers and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a limited basis and hairdryers can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Fridge (full size)
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

The Cavenagh – This restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


This property has limited rooms on the ground floor. Guests with special needs should request ground floor rooms during the booking process and the hotel will try to accommodate, though guarantees are not possible. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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 are 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. No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts


Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: AUD 30 for adults and AUD 26 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 30 per day (1-device limit, rates may vary)

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

Hotel Names

  • Cavenagh Darwin
  • Cavenagh Hotel
  • Cavenagh Hotel Darwin
  • Cavenagh Motel Darwin
  • Cavenagh Motel

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
*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.