Darwin Central Hotel

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

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Wi-Fi in rooms

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 area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

The comfortable 4-star Darwin Central Hotel is set in the entertainment district of Darwin. Renovated in 2011, the hotel features Art Nouveau architecture.

This property is situated in the center of Darwin, minutes away from banks and convention centers. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

The hotel is surrounded by nightclubs, a cinema and a stadium.

Guests can reach Darwin Central Hotel by car from Darwin airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

Darwin Central Hotel offers beautiful rooms with an in-room safe, LCD flat-screen TV, a sofa, high-speed internet and a minibar as well as a microwave, an electric kettle and kitchenware. Some hotel rooms come with a panoramic view over the city. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the restaurant. The lobby restaurant serves Italian cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Guests can dine in Istanbul Cafe Darwin and Ruby located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Darwin Central Hotel also offers cars for rent.

Relax

Beach facilities at Darwin Central Hotel include beach chairs and towels.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at AUD 2.50 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 19 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   132.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

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
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • 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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Darwin
    400 ft
Airports
  • Darwin (DRW)
    4.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Darwin Train Station
    5.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vietnamese, Australian)
    300 ft
  • Istanbul Cafe Darwin (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Mindil Beach
    1.5 mi
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: 380 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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    Premier Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 380 sq. feet
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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
        400 ft
      Airports
      • Darwin (DRW)
        4.2 mi
      Train Stations
      • Darwin Train Station
        5.7 mi
      Restaurants
      • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vietnamese, Australian)
        300 ft
      • Istanbul Cafe Darwin (cuisine: Turkish)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Mindil Beach
        1.5 mi
      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

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      Darwin Central Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 400 ft

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory - 1.9 mi

      Monuments and Landmarks

      Parks

      Golf courses and Country clubs

      Marina

      Local attractions

      • Darwin Botanic Gardens - 1.1 mi
        Gardens Road, Darwin
      • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory - 1.8 mi
        Conacher Street, Darwin
      • Defence of Darwin Experience - 3.7 mi
        5434 Alec Fong Lim Drive, Darwin
      • Mindil Beach - 1.5 mi
        Darwin, Northern TerritoryAustralia
      • Lake Alexander - 3.6 mi

      Near the hotel

      • Crocosaurus Cove - 700 ft
        Corner of Mitchell & Peel Streets, Darwin
      • Australian Pearling Exhibition - 2400 ft
        Kitchener Drive, Darwin
      • Indo Pacific Marine - 3300 ft
        Darwin Wharf Precinct, Darwin
      • Australian Aviation Heritage Centre - 3600 ft
        557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin
      • Darwin Crocodile Farm - 1800 ft
        Darwin, Northern TerritoryAustralia
      • Darwin Wharf Precinct - 2900 ft
        Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin
      • Aquascene - 3500 ft
        28 Doctors Gully Road, Darwin

      Restaurants nearby

      • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar - 300 ft

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

        50% likes this, based on 110 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese, Australian
        Price Range: USD 15 - USD 30

      • Barra Bar - 200 ft

        Address: 44 Mitchell st
        Phone: 0889411805

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

      • Vietnamese Saigon Star - 300 ft

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

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

      • Istanbul Cafe Darwin - 200 ft

        Address: 12 Knuckey Street

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

      • Ruby - 300 ft

        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
      Superb
      Based on 123 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      9.0
      Value
      10.0

      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
        400 ft
      Airports
      • Darwin (DRW)
        4.2 mi
      Train Stations
      • Darwin Train Station
        5.7 mi
      Restaurants
      • Viva La Vida Wine & Tapas Bar (cuisine: Vietnamese, Australian)
        300 ft
      • Istanbul Cafe Darwin (cuisine: Turkish)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Mindil Beach
        1.5 mi
      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