• City view
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe
  • Baggage storage

DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin offers air-conditioned, refurbished rooms, tropical gardens, an on-site restaurant, bar and a large outdoor swimming pool. It is located in the center of Darwin with stunning parkland and ocean views. Refurbished in 2018, each spacious room features cable TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a mini-bar. All rooms have a work desk with broadband internet connection, and private bathroom with bathtub. The guest rooms and event spaces feature color palette to reflect the tones and shades of the Northern Territory, complementing the hotel's Esplanade and Harbor views. Guests can work out at the fully equipped fitness center or enjoy drinks by the pool at the poolside bar. Aqua Restaurant offers innovative dishes, served in a relaxed environment overlooking the pool. The restaurants, cafes, bars and vibrant nightlife of Mitchell Street are 5 minutes’ walk from DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin. Darwin Harbor is a 5-minute drive away. It is 1.9 mi to the colorful Mindil Beach Markets.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 10, 2009
Hotel chain/brand:
Doubletree by Hilton

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Darwin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Susan
    We particularly like the hotel location on the esplanade, which is walking distance to many attractions, the excellent breakfast and large room.
  • Michael
    staff are always friendly and helpful. the breakfast is always amazing
  • Mary
    The large pool was a great feature, considering the heat in Darwin. The room was very large, well equipped and easy to use. Breakfast was great, being able to choose from the buffet every day. I also had an evening meal, which was equally...
  • Angela
    Good location, pool is large and great playground across the road for the kids (not associated with the hotel). Easy walk into city centre. Conveniently located on the Esplanade which takes you to waterfront and many Darwin attractions. breakfast...
  • Ben
    Pool was great, very long and quiet with children.
  • D
    room was great for my son and myself, Breakfast was fantastic and the pool was relaxing
  • Alicia
    Breakfast was excellent with huge variety. Rooms and facilities were very clean. Pool was the highlight for us and our daughter. Park across the road was also very convenient
  • Elisa
    Pool is great. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is also good.
  • Andy
    The bed and pillows were excellent. The room spacious. Plenty of hot water for the shower.
  • Dave-c
    Loved our stay here. Our room was spacious and comfortable and clean. The bed was super comfortable, location and the view were spectacular, hotel facilities were excellent and the staff were wonderful. Loved the pool and the gym.
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Property questions and answers
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    Darwin Airport Shuttle Bus is available but you have to book it ahead of time. They do pick up from the Airport and drop off to our property.
    Answered on 6 March 2020
  • Hi Do you have separate showers in your bathrooms ie not shower in bath

    Yes, we have walk-in showers separate from the bath.
    Answered on 15 February 2022
  • Hi, do you have laundry facilities?

    Yes, we do.
    Answered on 15 February 2022
  • We are travelling with a camper trailer and want to have a break in a hotel. Is there room to unhitch it and park it somewhere on-site? Thanks, Deb

    We offer free parking to all in-house guest.
    Answered on 15 February 2022
  • Hi do you do the warm cookies on arrival?

    Yes, we always do.
    Answered on 15 February 2022
  • Good morning, I am coming to stay with you in a couple of weeks and was wondering if there are hairdryers are in the rooms... Thanking you Doreen Meeh..

    Yes hotel has a hair dryer in the room
    Answered on 3 July 2023
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Aqua Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • WiFi in all areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Sun deck
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and costs AUD 9.95 per 24 hours.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Shallow end
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Filipino
  • Chinese

House rules

DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB American Express Cash DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that a 1.5% surcharge applies for payments with credit card.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Thu, Dec 01, 2022 until Wed, Dec 21, 2022

FAQs about DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin

  • Guests staying at DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin is 2,450 feet from the center of Darwin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin has 1 restaurant:

    • Aqua Restaurant

  • Room options at DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin include:

    • Studio
    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Double

  • The prices at DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.