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4.3 out of 5

"Due to coming from Adelaide we had to cancel due to Covid19 " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 23 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

At Novotel Darwin Airport 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 a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 131 rooms feature plasma TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries. Room service, ceiling fans, and hair dryers are also available.

The restaurant, Loong Fong Restaurant, serves local cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. The hotel's own poolside bar and lounge bar are nice places to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the fitness center and pool loungers. 2034 square feet (189 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 6:00 AM and 10 AM. There's also 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

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$195* Per night/room 11 Aug. - 12 Aug.

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Novotel Darwin Airport ratings based on 568 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Novotel Darwin Airport

Everyone (378) Business (4) Couples (76) Family (97)
4 out of 5
Due to coming from Adelaide we had to cancel due to Covid19

Posted by on 23 Jul. 2021

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4 out of 5
Novotel is an easy walk from the airport and from the hire car pickup locations. Good place to spend the night if you need to take an early or late flight.

Posted by on 26 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Jul. 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

5 out of 5
Great place to stay clean and tidy

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2021

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8 Jul. 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

5 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Jun. 2021

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8 Jul. 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

4 out of 5
Close to airpprt

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2021

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8 Jul. 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

5 out of 5
Staff are super friendly and helpful

Posted by on 27 May 2021

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31 May 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

5 out of 5
Well located for a late night flight. Dated but comfortable.

Posted by on 25 May 2021

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31 May 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 May 2021

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31 May 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

1 out of 5

Posted by on 14 May 2021

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31 May 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I can assure you that we will do our best to give you the great hotel experience that so many of our guests have grown so fond of. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 May 2021

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31 May 2021 by Erich Friedl

Dear Guest, 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. Sincerely, Erich Friedl General Manager Novotel and Mercure Darwin Airport

Property Features

Novotel Darwin Airport offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 2034 square feet (189 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the eco-friendly Novotel Darwin Airport. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Darwin hotel.

  • 131 guestrooms or units
  • 2034 sq ft of conference space
  • 189 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Novotel Darwin Airport offers 131 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, 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.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

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

Loong Fong Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) 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 midnight

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. Guests will receive lockbox information.

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

This property does not have a front desk. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 19.5 per night.

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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning 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. 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 Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Private entrance
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - 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 13 and AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 19.5 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Darwin Airport Hotel
  • Darwin Airport Hotel Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges Hotel
  • Hotel Darwin Airport
  • Rydges Darwin Airport
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel Marrara
  • Rydges Hotel Darwin Airport
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Eaton
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Marrara
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Eaton
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel Eaton

You should know

  • 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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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.