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Offering a swimming pool, a bar and an award-winning restaurant, The Cavenagh is located in Darwin, 1,650 feet from Crocosaurus Cove. All rooms offer a flat-screen TV.

Darwin The Cavenagh is 2,300 feet from Darwin Convention Center and 2,950 feet from Darwin Entertainment Center. Darwin International Airport is 4.3 mi away.

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.

The bar offers a wide choice of craft beer, while The Cav restaurant serves local and international cuisine. From May until September, guests can enjoy night entertainment including live music. Property is close to the main bus interchange where people can get the bus to the mindil beach sunset markets

Facilities include a shared lounge area and luggage storage.

This is our guests' favorite part of Darwin, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Cavenagh has been welcoming guests since Feb 17, 2015

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Darwin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Cavenagh

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Is it possible to book a room with a window rather than skylight?
    That's not a problem at all. Just write your request in the notes. Just letting you know, the skylight rooms are our most quiet rooms.
    Answered on January 6, 2020
  • Is there any kitchen facilities to make own food?
    Yes! We have a fully equipped kitchen for your usage.
    Answered on September 3, 2020
  • Dear All, Is it correct that the pools are currently closed and can't be used? If so, may I ask why you had to close them? Thank you
    Good Morning, Our pool is getting renovated for the next 3 weeks from Monday 8th of March. We have Wave pool passes for all out guest's to enjoy.
    Answered on March 7, 2021
  • Hi can we check in late at this property? say 12am?
    Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Although, our reception is not open 24 hours. We do offer 24 hour check in service. On your arrival, ring the door bel...
    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • Do all rooms have balconies?
    There are two sections to the hotel. 41 Rooms surrounding the pool/outdoor area. They are close to the beer/decking area where we have live music. The...
    Answered on November 7, 2021
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Cav

    Food: Australian

Amenities of The Cavenagh
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 2.50 per hour.
  • Street parking
  • 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
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

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


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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


12:00 AM - 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 are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express The Cavenagh accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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 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.

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

  • Room options at The Cavenagh include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Bed in Dorm

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Cavenagh by:

    • Taxi 15min

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

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

  • The Cavenagh is 800 feet from the center of Darwin.

  • The Cavenagh has 1 restaurant:

    • The Cav