Rydges Darwin Central

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Overview of Rydges Darwin Central

VIP Access

Rydges Darwin Central

4.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
Map
21 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT, 0800

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBicentennial Park10 min walk
  • Popular LocationDarwin Waterfront14 min walk
  • Popular LocationFort Hill Wharf15 min walk
  • AirportDarwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area

Darwin

Rydges Darwin Central is located in Darwin City Centre, a neighbourhood in Darwin with good shopping. Fort Hill Wharf and Stokes Hill Wharf are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Indo Pacific Marine and Aquascene. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Fannie Bay Race Course or TIO Stadium. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Smith Street Mall - 1 min walk
  • Maningrida Arts & Culture - 2 min walk
  • Bicentennial Park - 10 min walk
  • Darwin Waterfront - 14 min walk
  • Fort Hill Wharf - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • East Arm Darwin Station - 23 min drive
  • Darwin International Airport (DRW) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Pearl - 2 min walk
  • Four Birds - 2 min walk
  • Monsoons - 2 min walk
  • Oishi-Ya - 3 min walk
  • Wisdom Bar and Cafe - 3 min walk

About this property

Rydges Darwin Central

4-star Darwin hotel in Darwin City Centre, near The Esplanade
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, self parking and concierge services. Housekeeping is available on request.
Rydges Darwin Central offers 132 air-conditioned accommodations with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Darwin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Secured self parking on site (AUD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10 AM: AUD 35.00 for adults and AUD 17.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Salvatores Cafe

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Portable shower seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Mini fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Mobile key entry
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 25, per pet, per day, plus a deposit of AUD 100 per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room (up to 44 lbs/20 kg)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 350 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: AUD 35.00 for adults and AUD 17.00 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: AUD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: AUD 100 per stay
  • Pet fee: AUD 25 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.15 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Darwin Central Hotel
Hotel Darwin Central
Darwin Central
Rydges Darwin Central Hotel
Rydges Darwin Central Hotel
Rydges Darwin Central Darwin
Rydges Darwin Central Hotel Darwin

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 427 out of 988 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 412 out of 988 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 97 out of 988 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 35 out of 988 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 988 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.4/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Old but good. Spacious central and clean
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
breakfeast menu.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
I didn't receive any of the VIP benefits - no room upgrade, no bottle of wine. There were no staff at reception, no room service, no hotel restaurant. Room was clean but bathroom was not great. Would not stay there again.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is a nice property very convenient to all amenities being in the center of the cbd.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022