Skycity Darwin Hotel

Gilruth Avenue, Darwin, Australia, 0801  show map
 5 stars
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Skycity Darwin Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Swim-up bar

Cafe

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The comfortable Skycity Darwin Hotel is a 5-star property located in the middle of Darwin. Skycity Darwin Hotel has been welcoming guests to its en-suite rooms since 1986.

Adjacent to tropical beaches, it is placed 1200 meters away from Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Entertainment Centre and Aquascene. The venue is located within 30 minutes' walk from Darwin center.

Shoppers will appreciate a market, boutiques and a mall at a short distance from the hotel.

Skycity Darwin Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Darwin airport.

Rooms

Skycity Darwin Hotel features rooms with a fantastic interior that come with cable TV, climate control, Wi-Fi, a balcony and an in-room safe for a pleasant stay in Darwin. The rooms enjoy a sweeping view of the Arafura Sea. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a shower, a bidet and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The unique restaurant serves fresh contemporary dishes. Refreshing drinks are offered in the swim-up bar. Guests can dine at Sunset Restaurant and il Piatto located within 5 minutes' walk away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Business facilities at Skycity Darwin Hotel include a meeting room, a business center and secretarial services.

Relax

A health club, a spa lounge and a hot tub as well as reflex massage and facials are available on site. There are a gym, a jogging track and a fitness center provided at Skycity Darwin Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   152.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Boutiques
  • Lobby
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Driving range
  • Jogging track
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Children's pool
  • Playground

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Pool view
  • Lagoon view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sprinklers

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Paid movies/Video
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 14 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Gilruth Avenue, Darwin, Australia, 0801

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City Center
  • Darwin
    2.1 km
Airports
  • Darwin (DRW)
    6.3 km
Train Stations
  • Darwin Train Station
    10.1 km
Restaurants
  • Sunset Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
    30 m
  • il Piatto (cuisine: Italian)
    80 m
Beaches
  • Mindil Beach
    360 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    152

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Rooms and availability

Skycity Darwin photos Room
One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:TV
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Video games
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • Video on demand
Skycity Darwin photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:TV
  • iPod docking station
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • Video on demand

Skycity Darwin Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Aquascene1.3 km
  • Crocosaurus Cove1.8 km

Popular areas

  • Skycity Darwin Casino100 m
  • Mindil Beach400 m
  • Darwin Botanic Gardens900 m
  • City Center2.0 km

Places of interest

  • Larrakeyah Barracks1.3 km
  • St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral1.5 km
  • Energy Resources of Australia2.0 km
  • Northern Territory Magistrates Court2.3 km
  • Supreme Court of Northern Territory2.5 km
  • Northern Territory Parliament House2.5 km

Convention centers

  • Darwin Convention Centre2.9 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Fannie Bay Gaol2.6 km
  • Darwin Wharf Precinct2.9 km

Stadiums

  • Fannie Bay Race Course2.8 km

Museums

  • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory1.3 km

Parks

  • George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens800 m
  • Bicentennial Park Darwin1.8 km

Theaters

  • Darwin Entertainment Centre1.5 km

Marina

  • Cullen Bay Marina800 m

Local attractions

  • Crocosaurus Cove1.9 km
    Corner of Mitchell & Peel Streets, Darwin
  • Australian Pearling Exhibition2.8 km
    Kitchener Drive, Darwin
  • Indo Pacific Marine3.0 km
    Darwin Wharf Precinct, Darwin
  • Darwin Crocodile Farm2.6 km
    Darwin, Northern TerritoryAustralia
  • Darwin Wharf Precinct2.9 km
    Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin

Near the hotel

  • Mindil Beach360 m
    Darwin, Northern TerritoryAustralia
  • Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory1.2 km
    Conacher Street, Darwin
  • Australian Aviation Heritage Centre1.4 km
    557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin
  • Darwin Botanic Gardens840 m
    Gardens Road, Darwin
  • Aquascene1.3 km
    28 Doctors Gully Road, Darwin

Restaurants nearby

  • Sunset Restaurant30 m

    Address: Skycity Casino

    55% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Il Piata210 m

    Address: Gilruth Ave. The Gardens
    Phone: 08 8943 8940

    51% likes this, based on 16 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Dragon Court730 m

    Address: Gilruth Avenue, Mindil Beach

    55% likes this, based on 23 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

  • il Piatto80 m

    Address: Darwin Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens

    64% likes this, based on 118 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Cove730 m

    Address: Gilruth Avenue
    Phone: +61 8 8943 8940

    62% likes this, based on 96 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    152

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Skycity Darwin Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Skycity Darwin

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 53 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
5.0
Service
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    3.2

    The hotel has functions every weekend on the lawn in front of the hotel. These functions always have a noisy band or DJ which keeps you awake until midnight or later. When complaining of the noise, the staff say that we booked cheap rooms through Booked.net, therefore we should be happy with what we get???

    The hotel has functions every weekend on the lawn in front of the hotel. These functions always have a noisy band or DJ which keeps you awake until midnight or later. When complaining of the noise, the staff say that we booked cheap rooms through Booked.net, therefore we should be happy with what we get??? No empathy or help from staff at all.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Close to pool and casino.service was always good,Pool was very good

    It was a bit expensive.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Excellent Car Valet Service ..friendly staff

    Casino well overdue for a make over....too compact and not enough gaming tables

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    Good restaurants

    Renovations at present made stay very noisy. Unable to use balcony.Moved room but still bad on days work was occurring.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The friendly staff. Always helpful & obliging - a saving grace for the Hotel.

    It was not a five star hotel. The tariff is too high for the facility. Bathroom had shower over bath and taps behind the shower - which is difficult for an older person. Balcony was very small and overlooking carpark. Too much mini bar stock and overpriced breakfast menu.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Great rooms, Great staff & Grat service

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    great situation by the beach, good pool

    although the room was supposed to be deluxe it is hard to reconcile that with the view of the carpark from the window

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    We liked spa room ,gym sauna and pool and enjoyed restaurants. We were able to have a relaxing time.

    were originally given room overlooked by pile of dirt and black plastic fence of construction but were changed to better room after complaint . In our opinion better rooms should be massively discounted or customer informed of these temporary disruptions to amenity when booking. Also were charged for bottle of evian water that was on bedside table when we got room but we did not use, it may have been opened by someone previous to us and not cleaned up. We thought it had not been opened and did not use it

  • Couple
    6.2

    The pool

    Airconditioning too cold and unable to change or turn off

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    We enjoyed the location and choice of restaurants in the Casino area

    I think the building is in need of an overhall and looking tired

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Enjoyed stay very much, the pool and pool side service fantastic, and room service was very prompt and friendly.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Care free enjoyment and relaxing.Just good value.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The staff were friendly and very obliging. The ice machine meant we always had cold drinks. Complimentary laundry.

    Bars etc. meant walkways/access was were crowded at times

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    I found the staff to be excellent,their attitude and demeanor was very friendly and cooperative.

  • Single
    8.8

    The room. It was beautiful. Even received chocolates on the pillows at night time. Loved it! Many of the staff were lovely.

    Waitresses didn't know the menu (sunset restaurant). Menu said Cocktail of the week, however the waitress said there wasn't one and so did the barman.Waiters talking in different language in front of customers - loudly.

How to reach hotel

hotel Skycity Darwin Hotel Darwin location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Gilruth Avenue, Darwin, Australia, 0801

Get directions
City Center
  • Darwin
    2.1 km
Airports
  • Darwin (DRW)
    6.3 km
Train Stations
  • Darwin Train Station
    10.1 km
Restaurants
  • Sunset Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
    30 m
  • il Piatto (cuisine: Italian)
    80 m
Beaches
  • Mindil Beach
    360 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    152

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDarwinSkycity Darwin

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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