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4.6 out of 5

"Great central location. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 16 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

Crown on Darby puts you in the heart of Newcastle, within just a 10-minute stroll of Newcastle Civic Park and Newcastle Local Court. Highlights at this property include free in-room WiFi.

Each apartment is individually furnished and features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, along with a coffee/tea maker, a hair dryer, and a phone. A refrigerator and a microwave make in-room dining easy, and the minibar provides refreshments. An iron/ironing board and free toiletries are also available. Limited housekeeping is available.

This smoke-free apartment building offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and has a terrace. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a garden, and express check-out. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Cooks Hill property, attractions include Newcastle Beach and Charlestown Square.

Studio Apartment with Walk In Shower

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$132* Per night/room 6 Jul. - 7 Jul.

Studio Spa Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Classic Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Townhome, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Townhome, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Crown on Darby ratings based on 991 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 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 Crown on Darby

Everyone (473) Couples (380) Business (5) Family (143)
5 out of 5
Great central location.

Posted by on 16 Jun. 2021

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20 Jun. 2021 by Reception

Thank you for your review! Hope to see you soon!

5 out of 5
Excellent value for money. Close to eateries. Easy drive to beach. Really spacious room and very comfortable bed.

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2021

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20 Jun. 2021 by Reception

Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
Great staff, superb cleanliness and great overall location on Darby St

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2021

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12 Jun. 2021 by Reception

Thank you for your review!

3 out of 5
Beds need urgent replacing. Could not sleep because of this.

Posted by on 26 May 2021

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30 May 2021 by Reception

Thank you for your review! We will pass this feedback on to management urgently.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 May 2021

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30 May 2021 by Reception

Thank you for your review!

5 out of 5
ideal location and friendly staff

Posted by on 8 May 2021

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8 May 2021 by Reception

Thank you for your review! We will pass this on to our staff.

1 out of 5
Extremely noisy. room access shared with a bucks party group who partied all night banging the double door shared access. Garage door opening right under the window also very noisy

Posted by on 1 May 2021

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2 May 2021 by Reception

We are sorry to hear your stay was not 100%. We were unaware of the bucks party over the weekend. We do hope to see you again, when booking again please request to be away from the roller door and we can make sure you are in a much quieter room

2 out of 5
We had a terrible sleep as there were bright lights outside and no blinds to stop the light from going in the bathroom, then straight into the room through the frosted window. Poorly designed bathroom, if you aren’t agile, you will get saturated turning the shower on

Posted by on 1 May 2021

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8 May 2021 by Reception

We are sorry that your stay was not as you had hoped, we will pass this feedback on to management.

5 out of 5
This is the second time I’ve stayed at Crown on Darby. The rooms are wonderful, light and airy. Easy to open windows or enclosed outside areas for fresh airs. If staying on a weekend, Darby St is LOUD. They party until 5am. Dance music, pub bands, drunken singing, driving hoons. Darby’s got it all! Consider this if you are there on a weekend. That aside, the staff are friendly and great. Check in and check out are a breeze. The on-site parking is fantastic!

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2021

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8 May 2021 by Reception

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5 out of 5
I liked that it was centrally located in Darby St and very close to harbour, beaches and great cafes.

Posted by on 11 Apr. 2021

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8 May 2021 by Reception

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Property Features

Crown on Darby offers its guests a fitness center, a terrace, and a garden. Public spaces have free WiFi. Crown on Darby also features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and express check-out. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Newcastle apartment is smoke free.

  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 2013
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (26.9 km / 16.7 mi)
  • Train station: Civic Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Crown on Darby offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Newcastle apartment provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the apartment include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 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. 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. The property is professionally cleaned; 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. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • 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 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.

  • Self parking fee: AUD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 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

  • Crown Darby Pty Ltd
  • Crown Darby Pty Ltd Apartment
  • Crown Darby Pty Ltd Apartment Cooks Hill
  • Crown Darby Pty Ltd Cooks Hill
  • Crown Darby Apartment Cooks Hill
  • Crown Darby Apartment
  • Crown Darby Cooks Hill
  • Crown Darby
  • Crown Darby Management Pty LTD Apartment Cooks Hill
  • Crown Darby Management Pty LTD Apartment
  • Crown Darby Management Pty LTD Cooks Hill
  • Crown Darby Management Pty LTD
  • Crown on Darby Pty Ltd
  • Crown on Darby Management Pty LTD
  • Crown on Darby Apartment
  • Crown on Darby Cooks Hill
  • Crown on Darby Apartment Cooks Hill

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.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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*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.