Darwin Central Hotel

21 Knuckey Street Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Darwin, Australia, 0801  show map
 4 stars
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Darwin Central Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Darwin Central is a 4-star property in the heart of Darwin.

The hotel’s unrivaled location offers quick access to Fannie Bay Gaol, Mindil Beach and Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. A 10-minute walk to the center of Darwin.

The hotel boasts close proximity to boutiques, restaurants and cafés.

10km to Darwin airport.

Rooms

All 130 non-smoking rooms offer a kitchenette, LCD TV, cable TV with on-demand movies, individual climate control and a minibar as well as private bathrooms with toiletries, a hairdryer and a shower. Some rooms offer panoramic views of the city. They boast unique decor and offer a microwave, kitchenware and an electric kettle.

Eat

The dining options feature buffet breakfast served in the light dining room. The ideal restaurant serves Italian meals in a casual atmosphere. Exclusive drinks are offered in the café bar.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Business facilities at Darwin Central include a business center, a photocopier and conference facilities.

Relax

Guests can go in for tennis, golf and cycling at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at AUD 2 per day.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AUD 18 per day.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   132.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of AUD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Darwin Central Hotel Darwin location
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Hotel Address:

21 Knuckey Street Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Darwin, Australia, 0801

Get directions
City Center
  • Darwin
    100 m
Airports
  • Darwin (DRW)
    6.7km
Train Stations
  • Darwin Train Station
    9.1km
Restaurants
  • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vietnamese, Tapas, Australian)
    70 m
  • Istanbul Cafe Darwin (cuisine: Turkish)
    50 m
Beaches
  • Mindil Beach
    2.4km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    132

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Rooms and availability

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Premier Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 35m2
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    Double Room
    Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 King Size beds
    Size: 35m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Bed type: Twin beds or Double Bed
      Size: 36m2
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        Bed type: 1 King Size bed, 1 Single bed and 1 Sofa bed
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        Room facilities
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          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: King Size bed
          Size: 35m2
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Darwin Central Hotel Darwin location
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            Hotel Address:

            21 Knuckey Street Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Darwin, Australia, 0801

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Darwin
              100 m
            Airports
            • Darwin (DRW)
              6.7km
            Train Stations
            • Darwin Train Station
              9.1km
            Restaurants
            • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vietnamese, Tapas, Australian)
              70 m
            • Istanbul Cafe Darwin (cuisine: Turkish)
              50 m
            Beaches
            • Mindil Beach
              2.4km
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of rooms:
              132

            Hotel Awards

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            Darwin Central Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Aquascene - 900 m

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 100 m
            • Darwin Botanic Gardens - 2.1km
            • Mindil Beach - 2.3km

            Museums

            • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory - 3.0km

            Local Attractions

            • Darwin Botanic Gardens - 1.8km
              Gardens Road, Darwin
            • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory - 3.0km
              Conacher Street, Darwin
            • Defence of Darwin Experience - 6.0km
              5434 Alec Fong Lim Drive, Darwin
            • Mindil Beach - 2.4km
              Darwin, Northern TerritoryAustralia
            • Lake Alexander - 5.7km

            Near the hotel

            • Crocosaurus Cove - 200 m
              Corner of Mitchell & Peel Streets, Darwin
            • Australian Pearling Exhibition - 710 m
              Kitchener Drive, Darwin
            • Indo Pacific Marine - 1.0km
              Darwin Wharf Precinct, Darwin
            • Australian Aviation Heritage Centre - 1.1km
              557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin
            • Darwin Crocodile Farm - 520 m
              Darwin, Northern TerritoryAustralia
            • Darwin Wharf Precinct - 870 m
              Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin
            • Aquascene - 1.0km
              28 Doctors Gully Road, Darwin

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar - 70 m

              Address: Shop M19 & M18b Paspalis Centrepoint Building
              Phone: 08 89 420 544

              50% likes this, based on 110 reviews
              Cuisine: Vietnamese, Tapas, Australian
              Price Range: GBP 10 - GBP 20

            • Barra Bar - 50 m

              Address: 44 Mitchell st
              Phone: 0889411805

              63% likes this, based on 40 reviews
              Cuisine: Australian

            • Vietnamese Saigon Star - 80 m

              Address: 60 Smith St
              Phone: (08) 8981 1420

              71% likes this, based on 97 reviews
              Cuisine: Vietnamese

            • Istanbul Cafe Darwin - 50 m

              Address: 12 Knuckey Street

              57% likes this, based on 44 reviews
              Cuisine: Turkish

            • Ruby - 70 m

              Address: 48-50 Smith Street

              73% likes this, based on 86 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of rooms:
              132

            Hotel Awards

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            Darwin Central Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Darwin Central

            Average guest rating

            8.4out of 10
            Exceptional
            Based on 123 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            8.0
            Service
            9.0
            Value
            10.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              The central location, close to restaurants and nightlife.

            • Single
              8.2

              The location was good, room clean and staff friendly.

            • Single
              7.8

              Good value, good standard. I routinely stay there for business trips.

              Air conditioning tends to be a little noisy, so I switch it off overnight, which might be a problem in summer.

            • Family with children
              7.0

              The internal design, the location, the bathroom.

              Our room s,melt very mouldy and it was dark.

            • Single
              7.4

              The very pleasant and welcoming reception. The good housekeeping.

              The price is too high. Moreover, early arrivals (many flights into Darwin arrive late at night or early in the morning) are required to pay a full extra night even if your room has not been occupied the night before ( I arrived at about 6 AM). Also: for such a high price, at least internet connection should be complimentary but it is quite expensive.

            • Single
              7.8

              Good location, comfortable room

              Inadequate natural light to room.

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              Accessability to services, shops, tourist destinations etc.

            • Single
              8.8

              I loved the room with the big screen tv, having 2 double beds and buffet breakfast.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              The hotel is very close to all of the Darwi cbd activities.

              No access to internet - only really wanted to print boarding passes - but a mid-major hotel should have internet access - even if user pay (had to use cafe across the road). Water in showers in the morning was cool and it was the coldest Darwin June for a long time and the shower had cold water. However, later in the day if you wanted a drink of cold water from the tap you had to run the water for 5 minutes to get cool water. Perhaps they were using solar water-heating, which worked very well during the day, but not good for morning showers. When mentioned to the front desk staff, they had no idea and didn's seem to care.

            • Couple
              5.8

              Location.

              Poor climate control in room. Expensive internet $11 per 1 hr.. Expensive laundry $8 per cycle $2 laundry deterg.. Expensive car parking facilities $14 per day.

            • Single
              7.0

              It's central, and familiar.

              I found the welcome abrupt to the point of being aggressive. Sign here, agree to that, give us your credit card, don't mess with us, we're watching you. I never felt I was the customer, or that they were grateful. Instead I was made to feel like a potential troublemaker on whom they were going to crack down. This is my third stay there. I think it will be my last.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Very convenient ewith very good staff

              A little more brightness needed in the internal space.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Great Location. Friendly staff at reception.

              $55 for additional person even though there are 3 beds in the bedroom.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Great location, clean comfortable hotel. The porter was very friendly and helpful.

              On booking in the duty manager did not explain one thing about the hotel. E.G. need to swipe card to use lifts!!!! Would have been a great help. Also no hair dryer in room. As it was a cool few days, lack of blankets in the room. On ringing for room service, was not explained that it came from the outside restaurant. Staff and reception had no customer service.

            • Single
              8.8

              Central location was very convenient to both the CBD/shopping and to wandering around park and wharf area. The overall feeling was welcoming and comfortable.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Darwin Central Hotel Darwin location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            21 Knuckey Street Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Darwin, Australia, 0801

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Darwin
              100 m
            Airports
            • Darwin (DRW)
              6.7km
            Train Stations
            • Darwin Train Station
              9.1km
            Restaurants
            • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vietnamese, Tapas, Australian)
              70 m
            • Istanbul Cafe Darwin (cuisine: Turkish)
              50 m
            Beaches
            • Mindil Beach
              2.4km
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of rooms:
              132

            Hotel Awards

            AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDarwinDarwin Central

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Australia

            Use Badge