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Caryota Book Exchange

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing place

Love this place. Always so calming and quiet. Thousands of books to go through. Always leave this... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Mitchell D
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gardens and books

lovely bookstore with a large selection. Asking for what I wanted helped me find the right book... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Michael R
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  • Average3%
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5 Oct 2018
“Amazing place ”
23 Aug 2018
“gardens and books”
About
A wonderful book exchange featuring 3 large rooms filled with thousands of books in all genres. From Fiction, Literature, Cooking,Classics,Australiana,Romance,History,Military,Reference,Young Adult,Children's,Self...more
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10/10 Caryota Court | Coconut Grove NT, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

An awesome range of books to choose from, something for everyone! I picked up an entire series I haven't seen in years.

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Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

It's always exciting to find a long awaited series, enjoy the read!

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Always so calming and quiet. Thousands of books to go through. Always leave this place with a couple of books in hand. Defiantly recommend!!

Thank Mitchell D
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Mitchell Thanks so much for your review & see you soon in store! Kind regards Sharon

Reviewed 24 August 2018

lovely bookstore with a large selection. Asking for what I wanted helped me find the right book. Not inexpensive but an oasis of calm and a lovely place to spend some time. Plan to rest a bit in the garden to soak up all this...More

Thank Michael R
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Michael, I am so pleased you found your book & appreciated the ambiance the shop offers, please visit again & relax in the garden with a good book & a cuppa!

Reviewed 20 April 2018

This bookshop is fantastic, it has a huge selection of books, the prices are great and Sharon the owner is a lovely, warm bubbly friendly presence. She is fabulous in the way she interacts with you when you go to her shop. I like the...More

Thank John C
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi John, What a great review, thank you very much & see you in store in the not so distant future! Yours in reading Sharon

Reviewed 10 April 2018

A quick note to let you know my book arrived today, safe and sound. Thank you for the prompt service, great packaging and fast postage.

Thank Keith B
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

You're welcome, thank you so much Keith for advising us of safe delivery, it is a very nice volume, please enjoy! Yours in reading Sharon Ninham

Reviewed 7 April 2018

We were looking for a specific author. The helpful ladies directed us to the right section and then gave us time to ponder before returning with a boxed set in great condition. Prices a little high but they have a good range

Thank darwinwiz
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thankyou very much for your review, we hope to see you back in store soon. Enjoy your collection. Kind regards Sharon Ninham

Reviewed 29 March 2018

What a wonderful way to spend a morning browsing beautiful books in this excellent spot in Coconut Grove tucked away amongst swim schools and yoga venues. We appreciated the off road parking. It also has a cosy outdoor area where you can relax, have a...More

Thank Annie J
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hello Annie, Thank you for your review and hearing about the wonderful time spent in store. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Yours in reading Sharon

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to browse from a good selection of books. I really like being able to get comfortable with a coffee and book in the welcoming outdoor reading area. It is conveniently located in the centre of the Darwin suburbs and there’s plenty of room...More

Thank Linda L
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you Linda for your review and so pleased you enjoyed the ambiance of the courtyard! Yours in reading, Sharon

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Used to love this book exchange, enjoyed taking a heap of books in and then browsing for ages whilst selecting new books to read and would then pay the difference as I would always select more books than the value of the books exchanged. However...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you can figure out when to come here it's good. Its opening hours aren't clear, and the range of stuff they actually have is pretty poor.More

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Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello Merilyn, We are so very sorry to disappoint. We take great pride in the range & titles & layout of our store. We try to keep it user friendly with many of the genres alphabetically listed. Our opening times are specific, on our website...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

This little book swap can be found in the back streets of Coconut Grove. The place is jammed packed with every novel you could ever ask for. I found the books to be a little pricy however you pay for the great variety.

Thank Paul F
Sharon N, Owner at Caryota Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thanks for vjsiting Paul. We aim to stock all genres & use on line sources to price accordingly, we have become very particular in stocking books of a good quality as space is at a premium! Yours in reading Sharon

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