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Located within a mile (2 km) of Marrara Sports Complex, Mercure Darwin Airport Resort is within 2 miles (3 km) of TIO Stadium. This 181-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and free self parking. It's near the airport and also near Casuarina Square and Charles Darwin University.


Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Essence Restaurant, which specializes in Mediterranean cuisine. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


Mercure Darwin Airport Resort's 181 air-conditioned rooms provide patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Free newspapers, ceiling fans, and phones are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at Mercure Darwin Airport Resort enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include WiFi in public areas, 4 meeting rooms, and a conference center.


  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle
  • 2 outdoor pools

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive Marrara NT 0812

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort features 2 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. 4 meeting rooms are available. This romantic hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and gift shops/newsstands. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available 24 hours). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Conference center 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 181 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa tub 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 10 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AUD 18 per night )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort offers 181 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Marrara hotel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Room service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Essence Restaurant - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Game viewing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: AUD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 19.5 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Darwin Airport Resort
  • Darwin Airport Resort Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges Resort
  • Rydges Darwin Airport
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Resort Marrara
  • Rydges Resort Darwin Airport
  • Mercure Darwin Airport Marrara
  • Mercure Darwin Airport

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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