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Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
8.4 Excellent
31 Woods Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Darwin 
ExcellentBased on 1,668 reviews
8.4

Conveniently situated, Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel offers easy access to Darwin's popular hot spots. It also provides free Wi-Fi, a lap pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Argus Hotel Darwin
Argus Hotel Darwin
8.4 Excellent
13 Shepherd Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Darwin 
ExcellentBased on 2,718 reviews
8.4

Centrally situated, Argus Hotel Darwin offers easy access to Darwin's popular sightseeing areas. It provides free Wi-Fi, a plunge pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
8.2 Excellent
7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Darwin 
ExcellentBased on 550 reviews
8.2

Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront is set in Darwin and is close to local sightseeing spots, such as Government House. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

Rydges Darwin Central
Rydges Darwin Central
7.5 Good
21 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Darwin 
GoodBased on 531 reviews
7.5

Centrally positioned, Rydges Darwin Central allows for easy access to Darwin's best hot spots. It also offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

Hilton Darwin
Hilton Darwin
7.8 Good
32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Darwin 
GoodBased on 628 reviews
7.8

Located in Darwin, the hotel is within a 20-minute drive of Darwin International Airport and offers outdoor tennis courts, a rooftop pool and a sauna. It is ideally situated in the city centre.

Mantra Pandanas
Mantra Pandanas
8.1 Excellent
43 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Darwin 
ExcellentBased on 894 reviews
8.1

Conveniently situated, Mantra Pandanas offers easy access to Darwin's popular tourist attractions. It also provides 24-hour room service, an outdoor pool and a hair salon.

H On Smith Hotel
H On Smith Hotel
8.0 Excellent
81 Smith Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Darwin 
ExcellentBased on 2,585 reviews
8.0

Conveniently situated, H on Smith Hotel allows for easy access to Darwin's popular sightseeing areas. It also has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Cullen Bay Resorts
Cullen Bay Resorts
7.9 Good
26-32 Marina Boulevard, Darwin, NT, Australia
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2.7 km from city centre, Darwin 
GoodBased on 1,295 reviews
7.9

Set in a 20th-century building in Darwin, Cullen Bay Resorts by Vivo combines old-world charm with contemporary amenities, including an outdoor pool. The multiple amenities this modern resort offers include meeting rooms, a 24-hour reception and a kids pool.

Melaleuca on Mitchell Backpacker Accommodation
Melaleuca on Mitchell Backpacker Accommodation
6.3 Good
52 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Darwin 
GoodBased on 130 reviews
6.3

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Darwin hostel is situated just a short walk from Darwin Entertainment Centre and Outrigger Pandanas. It also offers a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

Palms City Resort
Palms City Resort
8.6 Excellent
64 Esplanade, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Darwin 
ExcellentBased on 1,820 reviews
8.6

Centrally situated, Palms City Resort offers easy access to Darwin's popular hot spots. The multiple facilities this unique resort has to offer include a swimming pool, an outdoor pool and a beauty centre.

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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Darwin:$191/night
Cheapest price found:$31/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$95 - $261
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$198 - $243
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The Leprechaun Resort
The Leprechaun Resort
7.1 Good
378 Stuart Highway, Darwin, NT, Australia
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4.9 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

The Leprechaun Resort offers a modern setting when in Darwin. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, luggage storage and an outdoor pool.

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Mantra On The Esplanade
Mantra On The Esplanade
7.7 Good
88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

Centrally positioned, Mantra on the Esplanade offers easy access to Darwin's best tourist attractions. It also features an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and facial treatments.

3
Value Inn
Value Inn
8.1 Excellent
50 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

Conveniently located, Value Inn Darwin allows for easy access to Darwin's popular sightseeing areas. It also provides an outdoor pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and a Jacuzzi.

4
Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel, Darwin
Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel, Darwin
8.1 Excellent
55 Cavenagh Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

Conveniently positioned, Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel Darwin allows for easy access to Darwin's main sightseeing areas. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

5
Vitina Studio Motel
Vitina Studio Motel
7.7 Good
38 Gardens Road, Darwin, NT, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

The motel is located in Darwin and is within a short walk of nearby sightseeing spots, such as Darwin Entertainment Centre. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

6
Kalidonis Village
Kalidonis Village
7.2 Good
87 Woods Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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1.0 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

Conveniently situated, Kalidonis Village allows for easy access to Darwin's best hot spots. It features free wireless internet, a gym and an outdoor pool, and is within walking distance of Darwin Entertainment Centre.

7
H On Smith Hotel
H On Smith Hotel
8.0 Excellent
81 Smith Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

Conveniently situated, H on Smith Hotel allows for easy access to Darwin's popular sightseeing areas. It also has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

8
Club Tropical Resort Darwin
Club Tropical Resort Darwin
8.2 Excellent
622 Lee Point Road, Darwin, NT, Australia
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14.4 km from city centre, Darwin, NT, Australia 

Stylish and luxurious, Club Tropical Resort Darwin is situated in Darwin and offers a swimming pool. It provides free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle and a BBQ/picnic area.

Cheapest hotels in Darwin, Northern Territory

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Chilli's Backpackers - Hostel
Chilli's Backpackers - Hostel
7.0 Good
69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Centrally situated, Chillis Backpackers offers easy access to Darwin's popular hot spots. It also provides free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour reception.

$16
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The Cavenagh
The Cavenagh
7.9 Good
12 Cavenagh Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre,  

Centrally located, The Cavenagh offers easy access to Darwin's popular sightseeing areas. It also features an outdoor pool and a gym.

$24
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Youth Shack Backpackers Darwin
Youth Shack Backpackers Darwin
7.1 Good
69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Darwin hostel is situated just a short walk from Outrigger Pandanas and Darwin Entertainment Centre. It also offers an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and a rooftop terrace.

$29
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Melaleuca on Mitchell Backpacker Accommodation
Melaleuca on Mitchell Backpacker Accommodation
6.3 Good
52 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Darwin hostel is situated just a short walk from Darwin Entertainment Centre and Outrigger Pandanas. It also offers a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

$31
Avg. per night
Big4 Howard Springs Holiday Park
Big4 Howard Springs Holiday Park
8.4 Excellent
Darwin, NT, Australia
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20.6 km from city centre,  

Boasting an outdoor pool, BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park is situated in Howard Springs and offers comfortable accommodation. It also features a playground, highchairs and a kids pool.

$104
Avg. per night
The Leprechaun Resort
The Leprechaun Resort
7.1 Good
378 Stuart Highway, Darwin, NT, Australia
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4.9 km from city centre,  

The Leprechaun Resort offers a modern setting when in Darwin. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, luggage storage and an outdoor pool.

$111
Avg. per night
Paravista Motel
Paravista Motel
7.8 Good
5 Mackillop Street, Darwin, NT, Australia
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3.2 km from city centre,  

Paravista Motel is situated in Darwin and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and luggage storage.

$117
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Coconut Grove Holiday Apartments
Coconut Grove Holiday Apartments
7.9 Good
Darwin, NT, Australia
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7.8 km from city centre,  

Located in Darwin, Coconut Grove Holiday Apartments is a short drive from Casuarina Square and Skycity Darwin. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and luggage storage.

$117
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Hotel prices in Darwin

2 stars and under
Capricornia Motel
No. 1 most popular

Capricornia Motel

3 Kellaway Street, Darwin, NT, Australia

$76

Avg. per night

Melaleuca on Mitchell Backpacker Accommodation
No. 2 most popular

Melaleuca on Mitchell Backpacker Accommodation

52 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia

6.3 Good
$31

Avg. per night

Best value

Frogshollow Backpackers

27 Lindsay Street, Darwin, NT, Australia

5.1 Okay
$23

Avg. per night

3 stars
The Leprechaun Resort
No. 1 most popular

The Leprechaun Resort

378 Stuart Highway, Darwin, NT, Australia

7.1 Good
$111

Avg. per night

Cullen Bay Resorts
No. 2 most popular

Cullen Bay Resorts

26-32 Marina Boulevard, Darwin, NT, Australia

7.9 Good
$269

Avg. per night

The Cavenagh
Best value

The Cavenagh

12 Cavenagh Street, Darwin, NT, Australia

7.9 Good
$24

Avg. per night

4 stars +
Hilton Darwin
No. 1 most popular

Hilton Darwin

32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, Australia

7.8 Good
$459

Avg. per night

Mindil Beach Casino Resort
No. 2 most popular

Mindil Beach Casino Resort

Gilruth Avenue, Darwin, NT, Australia

7.9 Good
$401

Avg. per night

H On Smith Hotel
Best value

H On Smith Hotel

81 Smith Street, Darwin, NT, Australia

8.0 Excellent
$259

Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Darwin

About Darwin

From beaches to art galleries, botanic gardens and fishing expeditions, Darwin offers something for every type of visitor. Best known for its nature and wildlife experiences, Darwin is home to fascinating attractions such as Crocosaurus Cove, the world's largest display of Australian reptiles.

Things to do

No trip to Darwin is complete without spending a few hours at Mindil Beach Sunset Market, about two kilometres from Darwin. Brimming with tie-dyed garments, Aboriginal artefacts and handmade crafts, the market also offers diverse cuisine ranging from Brazilian fare to Sri Lankan, Greek and Malaysian delicacies. After sunset, the beach area’s pubs and restaurants start buzzing as well.

The Darwin Wharf Precinct lets you reel in dinner from free fishing platforms, or embark on a harbour cruise. It’s here that you can also experience some of the city’s best shopping, entertainment and fresh seafood eateries. Indo-Pacific Marine gives a glimpse of tropical marine animals in its spacious aquarium, while the Australian Pearling Exhibition reveals the secrets of both historical and modern pearl farming.

Darwin honours history with numerous World War II military heritage sites as well as the Darwin Military Museum, located in the in the East Point Nature Reserve. Make sure to catch the multi-sensory theatre depiction of the Defence of Darwin.

Getting around

Public buses are in abundance in Darwin, and a dedicated tourist bus provides transportation to the primary attractions. The city is pedestrian and bike-friendly, with compact roads and shopping areas. Bike-hire systems operate from stations throughout Darwin, and taxis wait along main strips such as Knuckey Street.

Darwin travel FAQs

From beaches to art galleries, botanic gardens and fishing expeditions, Darwin offers something for every type of visitor. Best known for its nature and wildlife experiences, Darwin is home to fascinating attractions such as Crocosaurus Cove, the world's largest display of Australian reptiles.

Things to do in Darwin

No trip to Darwin is complete without spending a few hours at Mindil Beach Sunset Market, about two kilometres from Darwin. Brimming with tie-dyed garments, Aboriginal artefacts and handmade crafts, the market also offers diverse cuisine ranging from Brazilian fare to Sri Lankan, Greek and Malaysian delicacies. After sunset, the beach area’s pubs and restaurants start buzzing as well.

The Darwin Wharf Precinct lets you reel in dinner from free fishing platforms, or embark on a harbour cruise. It’s here that you can also experience some of the city’s best shopping, entertainment and fresh seafood eateries. Indo-Pacific Marine gives a glimpse of tropical marine animals in its spacious aquarium, while the Australian Pearling Exhibition reveals the secrets of both historical and modern pearl farming.

Darwin honours history with numerous World War II military heritage sites as well as the Darwin Military Museum, located in the in the East Point Nature Reserve. Make sure to catch the multi-sensory theatre depiction of the Defence of Darwin.

Getting around Darwin

Public buses are in abundance in Darwin, and a dedicated tourist bus provides transportation to the primary attractions. The city is pedestrian and bike-friendly, with compact roads and shopping areas. Bike-hire systems operate from stations throughout Darwin, and taxis wait along main strips such as Knuckey Street.

  • What are the best hotels in Darwin?

    Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel is a very popular hotel in Darwin, with a score of 8.4 from 1,668 reviews. Argus Hotel Darwin (8.4 from 2,718 reviews) and Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront (8.2 from 550 reviews) are also highly rated Darwin hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Darwin Waterfront?

    Reviews of Hilton Darwin recommend it as a good place to stay near Darwin Waterfront, scoring 7.8/10 from 628 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Darwin near Mindil Beach?

    H On Smith Hotel is a hotel near Mindil Beach that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.0 from 2,585 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Darwin cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Darwin is $371 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Darwin around is $376 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $487 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Darwin?

    Prices for Darwin hotels have been found for as low as $123/night over the last 3 days.

  • What is the best place in Darwin for bars and restaurants?

    If you're looking for the best places to find hotels in Darwin based on the nightlife scene, you'll want to find Darwin accommodation close to the city centre and towards Bicentennial Park, such as Novotel Darwin CBD or Mantra On The Esplanade. These properties are a short walk away from local favourites such as The Deck Bar, Opium Nightclub, Mayberry, and Throb Nightclub. You'll have access to a variety of restaurant and bar options in the area that are all easily accessible either on foot or via taxi. Darwin tends to get quite hot, so the drinking culture is lively, and you'll find numerous watering holes in and around the city centre. Drinking and eating is a culture in Darwin, and many of the top spots for locals and visitors alike are along Mitchell Street in the heart of the city.

  • What is the best place for a family vacation in Darwin?

    If you're travelling with your family and looking for accommodation in Darwin, you'll probably want to spend time in areas close to the beach. You'll find accommodation a little further west of The Gardens, like Mindil Beach Casino Resort, to be on the beachfront surrounded by activities. A little further north, you'll find Darwin hotels like Capricornia Motel or accommodation like Nomikis On The Avenue, where you'll be a short walk away from places like Fannie Bay. Spend some time on the beach soaking up the sun and the waves and take advantage of the many beachfront activities.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Darwin?

    Darwin stands as the current capital of Australia's Northern Territory and is a gateway to the large Kakadu National Park. You'll find a variety of beaches around the waterfront, as well as green areas like Bicentennial Park. The city offers visitors an array of activities to indulge in, sights to see, and food to try. If you're travelling with children, spend time with them exploring the Crocosaurus Cove, where you can spend time up close and personal with a crocodile. Take time out of your schedule to visit the Tiwi Islands, a chain of nine islands north of the city. If you're an art fanatic, you'll want to explore the range of exhibits available at the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Take time out to hop on a boat and cruise through the wetlands, where you'll get views of crocodiles and the birdlife in the area. As a history lover, you can learn about the World War II history of Darwin at a variety of sites in and around the city, including the Defence of Darwin Experience, the Aviation Heritage Centre, the Darwin Military Museum, as well as the Cenotaph overlooking the harbour.

  • Where are the best places to stay for Darwin activity?

    If you're looking for hotels in Darwin close to attractions in the city, the best place to stay would be in and around the city centre, at places like the Travelodge Resort, City Gardens Apartment, and Vitina Studio Motel. The city centre is well-connected to the rest of the city and easily accessible by local taxis. The city centre is close to both the Darwin Waterfront Precinct and the Crocosaurus Cove.