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 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

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The excellent Darwin Central offers comfortable rooms in proximity to Mindil Beach, Crocosaurus Cove and Defence of Darwin Experience. Operating in Darwin since 1997, this hotel features Art Nouveau architecture and modern comforts.

The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Darwin CBD. A 10-minute walk to the center of Darwin.

There are shopping options, such as boutiques and a mall within easy reach of the property.

Darwin Central lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Darwin airport.

Rooms

Darwin Central offers rooms with an unique interior, a minibar, cable TV with on-demand movies, a work desk, wireless internet and an iron with ironing board. Guests will enjoy a panoramic view of the city. All rooms have carpet floor and modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning buffet breakfast is served in the light dining room. Italian dishes are served in the casual restaurant. At the large in-house bar guests will enjoy a selection of tea and coffee.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests can make use of car rentals available on site.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Darwin Central include an outdoor swimming pool and a cocktail lounge. Active guests will enjoy cycling, tennis and golf provided on-site.

Internet

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

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 18 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
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • 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
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • 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

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • 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

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

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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

Darwin Central Corporate Single RoomDarwin Central Corporate Single RoomDarwin Central Corporate Single Room
Corporate Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed
Size: 35m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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This room includes free breakfast, free internet, valet parking and daily newspaper.

Room facilities
    Darwin Central Premier Double RoomDarwin Central Premier Double RoomDarwin Central Premier Double Room
    Premier Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 35m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Darwin Central Premier Corner Double RoomDarwin Central Premier Corner Double RoomDarwin Central Premier Corner Double Room
      Premier Corner Double Room
      Bed type: King Size bed
      Size: 35m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      This corner room provides modern furnishings and panoramic views of Darwin city. This room has no capacity for extra beds. Please note that the use of the sofa bed in this room will be subject to the extra person charge regardless of the number of occupants (please see Hotel Policies for details).

      Room facilities
        Darwin Central Double RoomDarwin Central Double RoomDarwin Central Double Room
        Double Room
        Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 King Size beds
        Size: 35m2
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        • Air conditioning
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        Room facilities
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          Studio
          Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
          Size: 36m2
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Studio Twin Room

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            Darwin Central Triple RoomDarwin Central Triple RoomDarwin Central Triple Room
            Triple Room
            Bed type: 1 King Size bed, 1 Single bed and 1 Sofa bed or Triple
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            • Air conditioning
            • Shower
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            This room features a flat-screen TV, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities.

            Room facilities
              Darwin Central Deluxe Double RoomDarwin Central Deluxe Double RoomDarwin Central Deluxe Double Room
              Deluxe Double Room
              Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 35m2
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              Spacious room with LCD TV, work desk and dining area. This room has no capacity for extra beds.

              Room facilities
                Darwin Central Spacious Twin RoomDarwin Central Spacious Twin RoomDarwin Central Spacious Twin Room
                Spacious Twin Room
                Bed type: 2 Single beds
                Size: 35m2
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                • Air conditioning
                • Private bathroom
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                Spacious and comfortable room with LCD TV and private bathroom. Please note that the rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 guests (see Hotel Policies).

                Room facilities
                  Darwin Central Comfort StudioDarwin Central Comfort StudioDarwin Central Comfort Studio
                  Comfort Studio
                  Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed
                  Size: 36m2
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                  • Air conditioning
                  • Shower
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                  Includes kitchenette facilities and a variety of kitchen utensils for those who want to dine in the comfort of their room. Please note that the rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 guests (see Hotel Policies). Please note that the use of the sofa bed in this room will be subject to the extra person charge regardless of the number of occupants (please see Hotel Policies for details).

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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

                    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

                    • Aquascene - 900 m

                    Popular areas

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

                    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 hotelNear 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 11 - GBP 23

                    • 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

                    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDarwinDarwin Central

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

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                    • Palmerston City hotels - 16km
                    • Winnellie hotels - 5km
                    • Kakadu & Arnhem Land hotels - 97km
                    • Adelaide River hotels - 91km
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                    • Paraparap hotels - 4km

                    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