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Frogshollow Backpackers
2 out of 5
27 Lindsay Street, Darwin, NT
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The price is AU$57 per night

Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and Darwin Waterfront. Mindil Beach and Cullen ...

3/5 (27 reviews)

"One of your staff was very rude and nasty when talking asking her a simple question she would be off topic and rude. Didn't end up coming to the property requested for my money back and nothing happened up to now."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2019

Frogshollow Backpackers
Down Under Hostels on Harriet
2 out of 5
4 Harriet Place, Darwin, NT
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The price is AU$55 per night

Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of The Esplanade, Mindil Beach and Cullen Bay Marina. Darwin Waterfront is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) ...

3.4/5Good! (12 reviews)

"Staff were nice and helpful. Beds were cheap foam mattresses on slats that you could feel when you slept and moved. It felt very unsafe on the top bunk. There didn't feel like there were enough showers and toilets for the number of beds. Booked for 2 nights and left after only 1."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2019

Down Under Hostels on Harriet
Chilli's Backpackers - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
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Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Esplanade and Darwin Waterfront. Mindil Beach and Cullen Bay Marina are also within 2 ...

3.5/5Good! (70 reviews)
Cheap Darwin backpackers

"Cheap, comfortable backpackers close to everything"…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2019

Chilli's Backpackers - Hostel
Youth Shack Backpackers - Hostel
3 out of 5
69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
The price is AU$68 per night

Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Crocosaurus Cove and Darwin Waterfront. Mindil Beach and Cullen Bay Marina are also within ...

3.3/5 (64 reviews)

"Close to city. Great budget accommodation. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2019

Youth Shack Backpackers - Hostel
Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell
2 out of 5
52 Mitchell St, Darwin, NT
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Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Crocosaurus Cove and Darwin Waterfront. Mindil Beach and Cullen Bay Marina are also within ...

3.8/5Good! (296 reviews)

"Convenient location and walkable to many places around . Excellent restaurant and pubs and bar."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2019

Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell
Darwin Hostel
2 out of 5
88 Mitchell St, Darwin, NT
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Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Darwin Entertainment Centre, Darwin Waterfront and Mindil Beach. Cullen Bay Marina is 1.2 ...

Darwin Hostel
Crocodilly Inn - Hostel
2 out of 5
97 Mitchell St, Darwin, NT
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Located in Darwin City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Darwin Entertainment Centre, Darwin Waterfront and Mindil Beach. Cullen Bay Marina is 1.2 ...

3/5 (28 reviews)

"Turned up, reception was closed, someone at the hostel found the receptionist who offered us two keys depending on which room had been made up. Neither had been cleaned and after our long journey had to search the rest of town for a room on the same night."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2018

Crocodilly Inn - Hostel
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Other property types in Darwin

Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
4 out of 5
31 Woods Street, Darwin, NT
The price is AU$118 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (727 reviews)

"Friendly service. Large, clean room with a fabulous view. Amazing value for money in Darwin CBD. Huge breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun. 2020

Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
4 out of 5
1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
The price is AU$114 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"We had a very late check in and were tired. It was fast abs efficient check in and off to bed quickly"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
Novotel Darwin Airport
Novotel Darwin Airport
4 out of 5
2 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
4.2/5Very Good! (901 reviews)

"Comfortable beds and clean but property could do with a bit better maintenance"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Novotel Darwin Airport
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Darwin?
By choosing a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your budget for sightseeing during your trip. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its natural parks and beaches.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they all have three main things in common, including budget prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Darwin?
Based on reviews from our guests, these Darwin hostels are some of the most popular ones: Frogshollow Backpackers - Located within a 20-minute walk of Darwin Waterfront. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Down Under Hostels on Harriet - Located within a 20-minute walk of Mindil Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Chilli’s Backpackers - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Darwin Waterfront. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels and linens. Youth Shack Backpackers - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Darwin Waterfront. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a nightclub, as well as an outdoor pool. Rooms come with showers, TVs and linens. Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell - Located within a 20-minute walk of Darwin Waterfront. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools.
What's the seasonal weather like in Darwin?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually October and November, with an average temperature of 29°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 26°C. Average annual rainfall for Darwin is 1690 mm.
What is there to see and do in Darwin?
In general, Darwin is known for its restaurants, parks and museums. Major attractions include Darwin Waterfront, Mindil Beach and Cullen Bay Marina. Get out into nature with places such as Casuarina Beach, Wave Lagoon and Bicentennial Park. Cultural attractions include Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Deckchair Cinema and Darwin Entertainment Centre.
What's the best way to get around Darwin?
You’ll find the closest airport in Darwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.), located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city centre. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to use public transport during your trip. If you’re looking to explore more of the surrounding area, make your way to East Arm Darwin Station to hop on a train.

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