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3.9 out of 5

"I stayed at the Mecure and had to isolate as a result of being from Melbourne. The hotel staff are friendly and could not have been more helpful duri ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 01 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in Darwin awaits you at Mercure Darwin Airport Resort. You'll be within a 20-minute walk of Marrara Sports Complex and 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Casuarina Beach. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 189 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy patios, private yards, and WiFi. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and ceiling fans are also available.

The bistro, Cossies Poolside Bistro, serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the spa tub and pool loungers. Business amenities include a conference center and a business center. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Eaton hotel include Darwin Waterfront and Mindil Beach.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Compact)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$168* Per night/room 14 Jun. - 15 Jun.

Bungalow, 1 Queen Bed (Resort)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, Multiple Beds (Resort)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed (Resort)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, Multiple Beds (Resort)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed (Resort)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort ratings based on 467 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 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 Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Everyone (348) Business (6) Couples (48) Family (50)
5 out of 5
I stayed at the Mecure and had to isolate as a result of being from Melbourne. The hotel staff are friendly and could not have been more helpful during my stay. The room was clean and well l maintained, and even had a small patio area. I'd definitely stay here again.

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jun. 2021 by Erich Friedl

Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

2 out of 5
We were given a map at dark , looked for our room. And then phoned for no assistance. We got to our room and had 1 towel between us, after calling desk nothing. Meals took forever , a cocktail took 1 hour to arive Iv stayed hear over 48 times and this was the worst

Posted by on 22 May 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 May 2021

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9 Jun. 2021 by Erich Friedl

Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

5 out of 5
Appreciated the upgrade to a bungalow very much after a 1500km drive. Room is a bit dated but still very comfortable. Bar manager in Cossies Restaurant was the only negative point, no cocktails after 8.30 even though bar was open another two hours just laziness there were plenty of staff available

Posted by on 3 May 2021

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3 out of 5
Dated, looked better in the pictures

Posted by on 19 Mar. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 Mar. 2021 by Britt

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Mercure. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We are currently undergoing room renovations throughout the property.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Mar. 2021

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31 Mar. 2021 by Britt

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon!

4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2021

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Jan. 2021 by Kayte Staraj- General Manager

Thank you for your feedback- we apologies that this stay did not meet your expectation.

2 out of 5
Liked the location - close & convenient to airport Disliked the size of the room, smelt musty & closed up

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2021

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20 Jan. 2021 by Kayte Staraj- General Manager

Thank you for your feedback and apologies that you did not enjoy all aspects of your stay. We do hope you may provide us with another opportunity to better meet your needs.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Nov. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Nov. 2020 by Kayte Staraj- General Manager

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

About the Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Location 1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT 0812

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the eco-friendly Mercure Darwin Airport Resort. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Self parking is free. This 4-star Darwin hotel is smoke free.

  • 189 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Darwin International Airport (DRW) (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort offers 189 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio
  • In-room dining
  • Private outdoor space
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Cossies Poolside Bistro - This poolside bistro specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Loong Fong Chinese - This poolside restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 30 per accommodation, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector 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. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • 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 available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not 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 available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 10.00 and AUD 25.00 for adults, AUD 10.00 and AUD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: AUD 30 per accommodation, per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

  • Darwin Airport Resort
  • Darwin Airport Resort Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges Resort
  • Rydges Darwin Airport
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Resort Marrara
  • Rydges Resort Darwin Airport
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Marrara
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Eaton
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Resort Hotel
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Resort Eaton
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Resort Hotel Eaton

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.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

  • UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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