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Argus Hotel Darwin

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Outdoor pool
Front of property
Family Double Room | 1 bedroom, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
Breakfast buffet

Overview of Argus Hotel Darwin

Argus Hotel Darwin

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near The Esplanade

8.8/10 Fabulous

896 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
13 Shepherd Street, Darwin, NT, 0800

Guests rated this location 8.8/10 - Excellent

Main amenities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Fitness centre
  • Housekeeping on weekdays
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Self parking
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Vending machine
For families
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bedroom
  • Television

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Darwin City Centre
  • Darwin Waterfront - 2 min drive
  • Mindil Beach - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Darwin International Airport (DRW) - 12 min drive
  • East Arm Darwin Station - 17 min drive


  • The Tap on Mitchell - 10 min walk
  • Yallah Kebab House - 9 min walk
  • Manoli's Greek Taverna - 10 min walk
  • Hanuman - 8 min walk
  • Ben's Bakehouse & Cafe - 11 min walk

About this property

Argus Hotel Darwin

Enjoy your visit to Darwin with a stay at Argus Hotel Darwin. For a bit of exercise, you can visit the fitness centre, or go for a swim in the outdoor pool. Fellow travellers love the comfortable beds and helpful staff.


English, Estonian, Filipino, Indonesian, 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

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 102 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 5:30 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • 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
  • Connecting rooms are available for Superior room categories on request.
  • This property's general deposit is refundable via credit card within 7 days after check-out, pending room inspection.

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


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Covered on-site self-parking (AUD 9 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • An outdoor pool
  • Bike parking
  • Built in 2015
  • Fitness centre
  • Local artist showcase
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities
  • Television in common areas


  • 3 on-site accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Tile flooring in room
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom


  • English
  • Estonian
  • Filipino
  • Indonesian
  • Portuguese
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch Smart TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge


  • In-room safe
  • Weekday housekeeping only

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for AUD 10.00 per night


  • Covered self-parking costs AUD 9 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety 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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.


<p>Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.</p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</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, debit cards and cash.</p>
This property provides housekeeping services Monday-Saturday. Housekeeping is not available on Sundays and public holidays.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Argus Hotel Darwin offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Argus Hotel Darwin 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Argus Hotel Darwin?
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 Argus Hotel Darwin?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Argus Hotel Darwin?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Argus Hotel Darwin?
Yes. Self-parking costs AUD 9 per night. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Argus Hotel Darwin?
You can check in from 2 PM - 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Argus Hotel Darwin?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but SKYCITY Casino (3-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Argus Hotel Darwin and nearby?
Argus Hotel Darwin has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.
What's the area around Argus Hotel Darwin like?
Argus Hotel Darwin is in Darwin City Centre, a short 8-minute walk from The Esplanade and 10 minutes' walk from Smith Street Mall. Travellers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.







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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Good

Room was fine, however I found I had to wait at check in and there was no hot water for the shower and f the sink was intermittently. Loved the breakfast for the stay.
Brett, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent service . Clean and friendly
We had a short stay and it was amazing. Clean , people helpful and friendly. Very quiet . Good location
Julie, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Barbara, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Ronald, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome accommodation
Staff are awesome. Very friendly and very helpful. Always immaculately clean.
Tracy, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean, comfortable and close to attractions
The room was comfortable and clean. The breakfast was good (full English breakfast or cereal). Everything worked well and taxi/Uber service was easy to get to the door. Close to several dining options and walking distance to Crocasaurus Cove.
Jennifer, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome accommodation
Awesome accommodation. Staff very friendly and helpful. Always spotlessly clean.
Tracy, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect crash pad
Super convenient, safe, clean and well priced
Katy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Close to amenities, clean and comfortable,good choice at breakfast.
Christopher, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

There is an issue with the air condition but it was fixed. The pool needed rails to hold for safety. It can be bigger. The breakfast and staff are great. The hotel is great 👍!!
Remedios, 3-night family trip
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