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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 9.1 for a two-person trip.

The Cavenagh has been welcoming guests since Feb 17, 2015

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
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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 6 January 2020
  • Is there any kitchen facilities to make own food?
    Yes! We have a fully equipped kitchen for your usage.
    Answered on 3 September 2020
  • Hi Team. Can you please tell us the most economical way of getting from airport to the Cavenagh.
    At the moment the only way would be taxi, uber or private hire.
    Answered on 23 May 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 20 January 2022
  • Hi, do your dorm rooms have lockers? is the female only dorm room far away from the music? Ta
    We do have lockers, and you can also use the hotel safe. The female dorm is right next to reception, so very close to where they place live music but..
    Answered on 14 August 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
Amenities of The Cavenagh
Great facilities! Review score, 8
Most popular amenities
Outdoor swimming pool
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • 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 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

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

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.

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

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.

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

FAQs about The Cavenagh

  • The Cavenagh has 1 restaurant:

    • The Cav

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

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

  • 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 Cavenagh is 800 feet from the center of Darwin.