Convenience is a key tenet of the accommodation offerings of Darwin’s Mantra Pandanas. With fully-equipped apartments, a generous, sun-drenched pool and on-site hairdressers, more than a few boxes are ticked for visitors to the tropical Top End at this property. Read on for the full review.

Where is Mantra Pandanas? 

In the heart of Darwin City, just a block back from main vein Cavenagh Street. 

What’s near Mantra Pandanas?

Darwin is an easily walkable city. From Mantra Pandanas you can stroll to the restaurant-lined Mitchell Street precinct and Bicentennial Park in about 10 minutes. Do a south-facing loop and you’ll reach the Darwin Waterfront Precinct in less than 15 minutes.

Room types 

Mantra Pandanas room

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Simple and clean, Mantra’s rooms have a firm focus on facilities, not fashion. Case in point: for studio apartment guests, there’s a sturdy work desk, Foxtel access, kitchenette, internal laundry and breezy balcony. Water-view rooms are available on request. 

Restaurants and bars 

Mantra Pandanas restaurant

Table Forty Three, the building’s on-site eatery, pulls long hours, serving from 6.30am for breakfast until 9pm (and overnight with a supper menu of pizzas, toasties and pies). Expect everything from pastas to curries and even a sly inclusion of takoyaki octopus balls. 

Travel for work

Mantra Pandanas lobby

There are two conference rooms on-site, with interconnecting capability to fit up to 299. 

Gym and pool

Mantra Pandanas pool

Families will appreciate the shallow lip of the sprawling lagoon-style pool, perfect for wading with young members of the clan. There’s plenty of space to spread out for adults, with a jacuzzi-style spa at one end of the terrace area. There’s also a gym and hairdressers on-site.  


Guests with disabilities will find an accessible room on each floor of the property.

What you need to know

Check in with reception if there’s any other accoutrement that you need during your stay: high chairs, rollaway beds and baby cots are all available upon request.

Best for: Longer stays and business travellers
Design: Clean
Ambience: No fuss
Number of rooms: 336
Rates: From AUD$454
Wi-fi: Free
Parking: $15 per day
Address: 43 Knuckey St, Darwin City
(08) 8901 2900

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Mantra Pandanas exterior

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