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Hotel Rydges Darwin Central (Darwin, Australia)

Hotel Rydges Darwin Central (Darwin, Australia)

About Rydges Darwin Central

Adorned with art deco-style décor, Rydges Darwin Central is situated in the heart of Darwin CBD opposite the Smith Street Shopping Mall. King and queen accommodations are available, as well as studios and junior suites, which feature kitchenettes.  All rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, as well as flat-screen televisions. WiFi is available for an additional fee in guest rooms. Guests are welcome to enjoy the hotel’s outdoor plunge pool, and paid parking is also available on premises. There is also 24-hour reception and room service. A breakfast buffet is available each morning at the hotel’s Waterhole Restaurant, and Salvatores Café is also located onsite and open for traditional Italian dishes for all day dining. Rydges Darwin Central is located within walking distance of Darwin’s shopping, nightclubs, restaurants, and cinemas. Darwin’s waterfront area, known as The Esplanade, is located just steps away from the property.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (9.1 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.1 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Spacious, Comfortable Rooms

It's been reported that the rooms have ample space for spreading out comfortably, and that the accommodations are tidy and well-maintained. Guests have also given the beds good ratings, so you can expect to enjoy a comfortable night of sleep during your stay here.


Superb Location

The hotel is indeed in Darwin's city centre, making it a prime location for anyone who needs to access the Central Business District. It's also convenient for tourists who wish to experience the restaurants, night life, and other points of interest that Darwin has to offer.


Stellar Staff

Guests can't seem to say enough about this hotel's staff members, who are willing to go above and beyond to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay at their hotel. If there's anything you need, feel free to approach one of the helpful, hospitable employees, who will see to it that you get prompt assistance.

Negative Reviews


Wi-Fi is Lacking

Not only does Wi-Fi require an additional fee, but guests have also found that the signal is mediocre at best. You may want to make other arrangements to get online if you need to work or connect with friends during your stay here.


Parking is Extra

Guests were a bit dismayed to find that parking also requires an additional fee. If you're travelling with a vehicle, you'll need to plan to pay for parking at the facility, or park at a location offsite.


A/C Could be Stronger

It's been reported that the air conditioning could use some improvement, as many guests felt that it did not cool their rooms sufficiently.

All amenities

Wellness / Spa
  1. Beauty salon
Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Express check-in
  5. Elevator
  6. Gym
  7. Parking
  8. Bell service
  9. Pets allowed
  10. Outdoor swimming pool
  11. Non-smoking rooms
  12. Computer with internet
For children
  1. Cot
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Air conditioning
  8. Minibar
  9. Pay-TV
  10. Satellite TV
  11. Desk
  12. Sitting area
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


21 Knuckey Street,  0800,  Darwin,  Australia
Telephone: +61 889449000 | Fax: +61 889449100 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Rydges Darwin Central

  • Is there a pool area at Rydges Darwin Central?

    Yes, Rydges Darwin Central offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Rydges Darwin Central?

    Yes, Rydges Darwin Central has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Rydges Darwin Central?

    Yes, Rydges Darwin Central provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Rydges Darwin Central?

    Check-in at Rydges Darwin Central is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Rydges Darwin Central located?

    Rydges Darwin Central is located in 21 Knuckey Street, 0800, Darwin, Australia.