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The Cavenagh

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Outdoor pool
Boutique King | Iron/ironing board, bed sheets
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served, Modern European cuisine
Boutique Twin | Iron/ironing board, bed sheets

Overview of The Cavenagh

The Cavenagh

3.5 star property
3.5-star motel in Darwin City Centre with outdoor pool and restaurant

7.8/10 Good

749 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is AU$128
Price available on 4/4/2023
12 Cavenagh Street, Darwin, NT, 0800

Guests rated this location 8.5/10 - Very good

Main amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/banking services
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Laundry facilities
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Darwin City Centre
  • Darwin Waterfront - 2 min drive
  • Mindil Beach - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Darwin International Airport (DRW) - 13 min drive
  • East Arm Darwin Station - 17 min drive


  • The Cav - 1 min walk
  • Three Mum's Kitchen - 4 min walk
  • Ben's Bakehouse & Cafe - 5 min walk
  • The Rabbithole - 4 min walk
  • Lazy Susan's - 4 min walk

About this property

The Cavenagh

Enjoy your visit to Darwin with a stay at The Cavenagh. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at The Cavenagh, which serves Modern European cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fellow travellers say good things about the pool and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 80 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • All guests, including children, are required to present a valid government-issued ID card at check-in.
  • The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • An outdoor pool
  • ATM/banking


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The Cavenagh – This restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>
This property has limited room availability on the ground floor. Guests may request ground floor rooms after booking, subject to availability.

Also known as

Cavenagh Darwin
Cavenagh Hotel
Cavenagh Hotel Darwin
Cavenagh Motel Darwin
Cavenagh Motel
The Cavenagh Motel
The Cavenagh Darwin
The Cavenagh Motel Darwin

Frequently asked questions

Does The Cavenagh offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Cavenagh 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 The Cavenagh?
As of 31 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Cavenagh on 4 Apr 2023 start from AU$128, 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 The Cavenagh?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Cavenagh?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Cavenagh?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Cavenagh?
No, unfortunately. However, there's street parking available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Cavenagh?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at The Cavenagh?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but SKYCITY Casino (5-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Cavenagh and nearby?
The Cavenagh has an outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near The Cavenagh?
Yes, The Cavenagh offers Modern European cuisine.
What's the area around The Cavenagh like?
The Cavenagh is in Darwin City Centre, a short 4-minute walk from Smith Street Mall and 5 minutes' walk from The Esplanade. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Brendan, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Love that the property is easy walking distance to everything in the city. Parking is an issue.
Mick, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Lovely staff
Lynelle, 1-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Sylvia, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The Cav provided what we needed which was a room to rest in before a 1am flight! We also enjoyed the atmosphere of the outdoor area and restaurant.
Mark, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Everything’s great about staying here
Chris, 4-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Staff were great. Food was awesome. Had a couple of hiccups but staff resolved it quickly and offered food voucher for our troubles.
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great staff, very professional, friendly, always willing to help , all round the best experience I’ve had in Darwin.
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This is a cheerful, friendly pub. Very popular with locals. Great pool, good (pub) food. Large comfortable room. Very noisy but that stops at 10.00 pm. Very convenient location. I loved my stay and will happily stay there again. Highly recommended.
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