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1 room, 2 adults

Rydges Darwin Central

4-star4 stars
21 Knuckey Street, Darwin, NT, 0800, Australia

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Darwin Waterfront
  • Free WiFi
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  • The staff were great, location was brilliant, room was spacious. My only criticism was…Mar 24, 2020
  • Room was amazing and comfortable, great location, walking distance to all the great spots…Mar 18, 2020

Rydges Darwin Central

  • Twin Queen
  • Studio Twin Room
  • Studio (Queen)
  • King Deluxe
  • King Premier Room
  • Queen

What’s around Rydges Darwin Central


  • In Darwin City Centre
  • Darwin Waterfront - 14 min walk
  • Mindil Beach - 29 min walk
  • Cullen Bay Marina - 33 min walk
  • Smith Street Mall - 1 min walk
  • Maningrida Arts & Culture - 2 min walk
  • The Esplanade - 2 min walk
  • Crocosaurus Cove - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Darwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • East Arm Darwin Station - 25 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 132 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


In The Mood Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

In The Mood Bar - This bar serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Rydges Darwin Central’s small print

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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 300 per stay

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.15 percent

Valet parking costs AUD 20 per night with in/out privileges

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 28.00 for adults and AUD 14.00 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Rydges Darwin Central

  • Does Rydges Darwin Central offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Rydges Darwin Central does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Rydges Darwin Central currently open?
    This property is closed from April 8 2020 to April 5 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Rydges Darwin Central?
    Yes. Valet parking costs AUD 20 per night.
  • Is there a pool at Rydges Darwin Central?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Rydges Darwin Central?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Rydges Darwin Central?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Rydges Darwin Central?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,2 From 366 reviews

Very good 8,0
Darwin Weekend
Great location, nearby to lots of food options. Prompt housekeeping and clean rooms- have stayed here before it was the Rydges, would be nice if there was a pool bar or somewhere to sit at a table outside on the terrace to enjoy the sunshine- would stay again.
James, au2 night trip
Very good 8,0
Central Location
No dramas except bar and restaurant were not open any night we stayed. there were plenty of nearby options however
Des, au3 night trip
Very good 8,0
Darwin central
Helpful and pleasant staff right in the heart of town.
Erin, au1 night trip
Good 6,0
Very average
not As good as expected close to 3 star meals very average and staff not good .
Graham, au2 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Lovely stay
Simple check in. Clean room. Recently renovated bathroom- lovely! Can't fault oyr stay.
gb1 night trip with friends

Rydges Darwin Central

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