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Located within a mile (2 km) of Marrara Sports Complex, Novotel Darwin Airport is within 2 miles (3 km) of TIO Stadium. This 136-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and free self parking. It's near the airport and also close to Casuarina Square and Charles Darwin University.


Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Rydges Darwin Restaurant, which specializes in local 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. For your convenience, a continental breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 5 AM to 10 AM.


All 136 air-conditioned rooms feature balconies or patios, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Plasma TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Ceiling fans, phones, and ironing boards are also available.

Property features

Guests staying at Novotel Darwin Airport enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools, a fitness center, and WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 4 meeting rooms, conference space, and a business center.


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

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Novotel Darwin Airport features 2 outdoor swimming pools 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. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 4 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Novotel Darwin Airport has designated areas for smoking.

  • Conference space 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 136 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 189 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 18 per night ), Wired internet access ( AUD 18 per night )

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


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Novotel Darwin Airport offers 136 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Plasma TV 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Room service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 5 AM and 10 AM.

Rydges Darwin Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Loong Fong Restaurant - This seafood restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

  • Golfing 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-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.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 18 per night (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 19.50 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40 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 Hotel
  • Darwin Airport Hotel Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges
  • Darwin Airport Rydges Hotel
  • Hotel Darwin Airport
  • Rydges Darwin Airport
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel Marrara
  • Rydges Hotel Darwin Airport
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel
  • Novotel Darwin Airport Marrara

We should mention

Children 4 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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