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The Cavenagh Hotel is located 2297 feet from Darwin Convention Center, 2953 feet from Darwin Entertainment Center, 1640 feet from Crocosaurus Cove and a 2297 foot walk from the Darwin Waterfront Precinct with its manmade lagoon and many bars and restaurants. Darwin International Airport is 4.3 mi away. The Hotel offers a swimming pool, a bar and an award-winning restaurant, The bar has a wide choice of craft beer, while The Cav restaurant serves local and international cuisine. All year long, guests can enjoy night entertainment including live music. The property is close to the main bus interchange where people can get the bus to the mindil beach sunset markets Recently won BEST PUB STYLE ACCOMMODATION from Hospitality NT Australian Hotels Association 2023 Each air-conditioned room offers king-size beds, a desk and tea/coffee making facilities. All rooms include an private bathroom with a shower and hairdryer. All rooms offer a flat-screen TV. Complimentary WIFI is also available to hotel guests. Facilities include a shared kitchen, lounge area, luggage storage and laundry room.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Darwin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Rossiter
    Australia Australia
    The staff made the stay beautiful, they put their hearts in their service and make you feel truly welcome; Joy uplifted the place and we praise your kind heart.
  • Arpre
    Australia Australia
    It's a lively happening place walking distance from the waterfront and public transport. Stayed twice. Luckily got a first floor room overlooking the pool the second time around.
  • C
    Australia Australia
    OMG there is every product a lady could want in the bathroom off the dining room. You would not believe it 20 products or so whatever we may need or like it is there. 10 points for doing this - I have never seen anything like it before - how...

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Cav
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience

Amenities of The Cavenagh
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Cavenagh takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM



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 2 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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash is not accepted The Cavenagh accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

You must show a valid credit card/debit card and photo ID upon check in. Failure to comply with this policy may result in cancelation of your booking.

Please note there is no elevator at the property, rooms are accessed via stairs.

Please note there is no on-site parking. Street parking is available at a charge of approximately AUD $2.50 per hour.

Please note not all rooms at The Cavenagh have a window. The rooms in the internal part of the hotel have a skylight instead.

Due to having a bar & restaurant onsite at the property, some rooms nearby the pool area may be subject to noise. If you would like a quieter room please request a room in the internal section of the hotel. For more information, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking form.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Cavenagh of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property might host on-site functions, so noise may be audible in some rooms.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about The Cavenagh

  • The Cavenagh offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Live music/Performance
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Swimming pool

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

  • Room options at The Cavenagh include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Bed in Dorm

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

  • The Cavenagh is 800 feet from the center of Darwin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Cavenagh is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Cavenagh has 1 restaurant:

    • The Cav