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Palms City Resort

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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Overview of Palms City Resort

Palms City Resort

3.5 star property
City centre Darwin City Centre motel with outdoor pool

8.8/10 Fabulous

1,000 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • 24/7 front desk
The price is AU$114
Price available on 5/1/2023
64 Esplanade, Darwin, NT, 0800
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout curtains

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Darwin City Centre

Getting around

  • Darwin International Airport (DRW) - 23 min drive
  • East Arm Darwin Station - 17 min drive


  • Go Sushi - 4 min walk
  • Rendezvous Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Monsoons - 4 min walk
  • Redsalt Bar and Grill - 4 min walk
  • Oishi-Ya - 4 min walk

About this property

Palms City Resort

Situated by the ocean, Palms City Resort is a great choice for a stay in Darwin. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, and buffet breakfast is available at weekends. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Portuguese, Thai

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
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 89 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property's general deposit is required in cash for guests checking in without a valid credit card.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) on weekend mornings 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (1033 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 22-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 150 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 18.50 for adults and AUD 9 for children (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 30.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6 AM to 10 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

City Palms
Palms City
Palms City Resort
Palms Resort
Palms City Darwin
Palms City Hotel Darwin
Palms City Resort Darwin
Palms City Darwin
Palms City Resort Motel
Palms City Resort Darwin
Palms City Resort Motel Darwin

Frequently asked questions

Does Palms City Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Palms City Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Palms City Resort?
As of 8 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Palms City Resort on 5 Jan 2023 start from AU$114, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Palms City Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Palms City Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6 AM to 10 PM.
Are pets allowed at Palms City Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Palms City Resort?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Palms City Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Palms City Resort?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but SKYCITY Casino (5-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Palms City Resort and nearby?
Palms City Resort has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Palms City Resort?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Go Sushi (4-min walk), Rendezvous Cafe (4-min walk) and Monsoons (4-min walk).
What's the area around Palms City Resort like?
Palms City Resort is in Darwin City Centre, a short 1-minute walk from The Esplanade and 3 minutes' walk from Darwin Harbour. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

Tropical oasis in heart of Darwin city
Really nice place to stay , tropical gardens and a range of accommodation types , choose a garden villa or palm villa over a hotel room for more outdoor privacy .
Mike, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous place to stay
Great place to stay, great location close to CBD and waterfront areas. Comfortable, clean, easy to check in and out. Would definitely stay here again
Lyn, 7-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Unfriendly reception No late check out or bag storage Ceiling fan so noisy with clicking sound it could not be used No elevator to get luggage up and down stairs
David, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location snd friendly staff
Barbara, 6-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Lidia, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great staff. Amazing pool area to relax. Enjoyed a clean room every day
katie, 7-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay very happy with the sevice & a plentiful breakfast.
David, 5-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Grant, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Tony, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very central, easy walk to the beautiful Harbour & very close to City Highly recommend
Kerry, 9-night family trip
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