Neat interiors, a lovely location along the Darwin Bicentennial foreshore and generous palm tree-edged pool make DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin a solid choice for a stay in Darwin city. Read on for the full review.

Where is DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin? 

On Darwin’s Esplanade, across from the waterfront stretch of the city’s Bicentennial Park, you’ll find DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin. It takes a swift 15 minutes to reach the airport by car from here.  

What’s near DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin?

It really depends on your Darwin to-see list. Keen to see Crocosaurus Cove? Taste the Mindil Beach Sunset Market? Dip a toe in the Darwin Waterfront Precinct? You’re never further than a five-minute car ride from anywhere in Darwin: and the famous reptile park of Crocosaurus Cove is even closer, within 600 metres.

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Room types 

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Functional and restrained, with simple tones of cloud grey and white, the highlight of rooms here is the fluffy king Sweet Dreams® bed, especially when it looks towards the greenery of the city’s leafy Bicentennial Park. The hotel’s suites are another story, with multi-level layouts; the King Executive Suite with Harbour View Terrace is impressive in its scale, with room for three and an enormous rooftop verandah that looks to the city’s ocean edges.

Restaurants and bars 

The hotel’s on-site Aqua serves a diverse range of cuisine from breakfast to dinner, with menu options spanning risotto to fish (and classic hotel fare such as pizzas in between). 

Travel for work

DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin room

There’s a huge 908 square metres of on-site space dedicated to events, with six meeting room sizes to choose from. Although rooms have space dedicated to remote working, wi-fi disappointingly attracts an additional charge. 

Gym and pool

DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin pool

The pool feels like the hotel’s heart and hub, especially during warmer Top End days. It backs onto the restaurant and is fringed by sun loungers and a lush little garden of towering palms. 

What you need to know

Families can request in-room cots at no extra charge.

Best for: Central stays
Design: Plain
Ambience: Efficient
Number of rooms: 197 
Rates: From AUD$314 
Wi-fi: Free in public areas; in-room attracts a $9.95 fee
Parking: Free
Address: 116 Esplanade, Darwin City 
Phone: (08) 8980 0800

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