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Rydges Darwin Central

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Rydges Darwin Central is situated in the heart of the city’s shopping district and across from the picturesque Esplanade. Guests are perfectly placed amongst the city’s eateries, nightlife and major tourist attractions, and enjoy the friendly service and luxury comfort that has become synonymous with Rydges name. Embracing modern design, each of the beautifully appointed rooms at Rydges Darwin Central offer free Wi-Fi, premium amenities, plush beds, contemporary art, and all the creature comforts you’d expect from one of the city’s finest hotels. And with a wide range of configurations available, guests have no trouble finding the ideal accommodation to meet their needs. Rydges Darwin Central has prime positioning in a city that has so much to offer, and with our warm and friendly staff delivering a personalised service, and a range of premium features and amenities at your fingertips, you’ll eat, see and do absolutely everything you want to.
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All reviews great location name suggests centre of town room was large stay there again buffet breakfast within walking distance mitchell street close to shops clean rooms good size short stay great place to stay short walk easy access reception staff business trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had a four day stay at this hotel, while discovering Darwin. The hotel is clean, has a small plunge pool, serves a very good Buffett breakfast and there are several food outlets within easy walking of the hotel. The hotel has below ground...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Dennis H
Response from DCHManager, General Manager at Rydges Darwin CentralResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dennis H, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback so we can evaluate our performance and understand what matters to you, our guest. We hope you will come back and visit us soon! Regards, Michelle Davidson General...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived to check in 2 staff only on duty and 2 coach loads of people to book in. Reached check in "" your booking has bee cancelled ". I asked who by and was told that the travel agent had done so. Stood my ground...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank SherrillB14
Response from DCHManager, General Manager at Rydges Darwin CentralResponded 1 week ago

Dear SherrillB14, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel and providing us value feedback about your stay. We appreciate hearing from our guests so we can evaluate our performance. On this occasion, we have not met our usual high standard and will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived from the Ghan train to checkin. Two bus loads of people booking in and only 2 employees behind the counter to check us in. Not impressed. Told our travelling companions that their booking was cancelled by our travel agent, which was not true. Finally...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank wendyr249
Response from RDCManager, General Manager at Rydges Darwin CentralResponded 1 week ago

Dear wendyr249 Thank you for taking time to write a review. We appreciate hearing from our guests so we know what we do well and areas we need to focus on for improvement. I will be reviewing the stay of both both your party and...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

The hotel is in central Darwin at the end of the Mall. Room was great but not much view the one we were in. Says there was a bar, but not open as was getting renovated. ?? Breakfast basic really. No gym. Wifi was good...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank George K
Response from RDCManager, General Manager at Rydges Darwin CentralResponded 1 week ago

Dear George K, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback so we can evaluate our performance and understand what matters to you, our guest. Our restaurant is undergoing review with pending renovations to improve the guest experience and...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Very pleasant convenient location with a good front office staff presence day and night. Like many Rydges rooms are big. Pool is a bit average but ok. Many hotels of this standard will usually have a basic cable offering which they need to get.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Thilamani H
Response from RDCManager, General Manager at Rydges Darwin CentralResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thilamani, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. It was good to hear you enjoyed your stay and and found the hotel's central location ideal to enjoy the shopping, dining and tourist attractions. Thanks for sharing your experience and we hope to...More

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Geoffrey S
27 March 2018|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
If you include it in your booking you can get a special rate not sure but from memory not very pricey
3 January 2018|
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Response from darren s | Reviewed this property |
Rooms have small kitchens. Better than kitchenettes. Not sure about interconnecting.
3 June 2017|
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Response from SteveT3726 | Reviewed this property |
There are shuttle buses right outside the terminal that run 24/7
Room Tips
"If the room does not suit, ask to change room."
4 weeks ago
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"Not sure where as in a side street"
31 Oct 2018
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"Pay a bit more for balcony/view although if you are not in room alot doesn't really matter"
2 Oct 2018
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"Floor five was nice and quiet; windows were quite small presumably to reduce heat effect."
26 Sep 2018
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US$61 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNorthern TerritoryTop EndDarwin
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