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    Nearest transport:
  • Cullen Bay 806 Bus Station (1.1 Km / 14 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • sightseeing
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Darwin International Airport (6.8 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Casino on site", "Friendly staff", "Great pool"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Skycity (0.0 Km)
  • Mindil Beach Sunset Market (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens' (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
  • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (1.1 Km / 14 min walk)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

Skycity Darwin Hotel

Gilruth Avenue, Darwin City, Darwin, Australia 0800 (Show on map)

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"New pool is nice, good location and adequate..."

Jayne, Australia October 10, 2015

Features of Skycity Darwin Hotel

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • bar
  • bicycle rental
  • business center
  • car hire
  • casino
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • poolside bar
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • smoking area
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • garden
  • golf course (within 3 km)
  • massage
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • sauna
  • spa


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Greek
  • Indonesian
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

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Hotel Description
This hotel combines the excitement of a casino with the beauty of the beach. This property serves...see more This hotel combines the excitement of a casino with the beauty of the beach. This property serves best the thrill seekers and the sun seekers. With its location on the Mindil Beach, Skycity Darwin Hotel is a short drive from the central business district and only a few steps away from the shoreline. All the rooms are fresh and bright with balconies overlooking the water. A well-equipped business center is designed for those with jobs to think about. The hotel also offers free shuttles that take guests to the central business district twice a day. But with the beach and Mindil Markets right by the hotel, and Cullen Bay’s restaurants a short stroll up the road, there is just no need to venture far. Keeping all guests in mind, the casino is kept separate from the hotel with minimal overlapping territory. Skycity Darwin Hotel, being an award winning hotel, is definitely worth the visit.
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Kym F. Business travelers
Australia, November 17, 2015

Bed, spa bath, private baconly
Ok but a lot of money for a basic room and no breakie included...
Bee C. Couples
Singapore, November 06, 2015
Enjoyable stay in Darwin

Clean. Location. Entertaining.
Jayne M. Couples
Australia, October 15, 2015
Outdated in parts

New pool is nice, good location and adequate facilities
The room was very dated and not particularly great value for money. The pool in the newer part of the hotel is really nice with a pool bar.
Richard O. Couples
Thailand, October 04, 2015

Service comfort location
Therese M. Families with young children
Thailand, September 28, 2015
Happy times

staff pool breakfast
Rachael S. Couples
Australia, August 28, 2015
Good grounds, average rooms

Swimming pools, location, restraunts
The grounds and location were amazing. The buildings were a little short on maintenance. The rooms were a little tired, could have done with a fresh coat of paint for a 5 star hotel and the cost, however all hotels are very expensive in Darwin.
Rex V. Couples
Australia, August 12, 2015
Great location

Pool,nightlife and people.
Deluxe rooms for $315 sounds reasonable for peak season. Bit disappointed ,closer to expensive standard room,wooden shutters let Sun stream in from 7am.Had to hang rug over windows for a sleep in.
Melanee S. Couples
New Zealand, June 26, 2015
Superior King Deluxe Lagoon

Pool access from your own balcony. Sundeck chairs on balcony. Absolutely stunning luxurious room with silent aircon, massive amazing bathroom
Absolutely loved this room. We stayed in a cheaper one the first night and this room made up for it. We paid top $ but it was worth it. We sunbathed on our own private deck that led to the pool and drank delicious cocktails from the pool bar. I want to go back NOW!
Melanee S. Couples
New Zealand, June 23, 2015
Skycity Hotel Darwin - Delux Room

Facilities, Peaceful, Beachfront
I read a number of negative reviews and saw pics on the Deluxe rooms and felt I knew what I was up for. I hated having to pay sooo much money for what was more like a 3.5 star hotel room. Saving grace was that we knew we were booked into the Superior King (see my other review for this one).
Anthony L. Couples
Australia, June 15, 2015
Christy checked us in. She was very rude.

Pools and location
Very ordinary for our anniversary.

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