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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Sue and Sean made our first trip to Darwin and my birthday away, a very memorable one. We really appreciated the little touches - providing detailed instructions on how to get to the property beforehand; waiting for us, helping with the bags and calling up a restaurant so that we could have a late meal, the night we arrived; lovely... More 

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Thank Bee L
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Owner was great in finding us a room at the last minute. Lovely grounds. Has three guest rooms with shared facilities. Lovely comfy bed and great pillows. Air con and fan in all rooms.Own entrance to the room. Guest lounge and kitchen. Lovely fruit platter plus breads etc supplied for breakfast. A terrific B@B in Darwin.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

We stayed in this fabulous B&B last week. And I must say Sean and Sue has quite on numerous times tried to go out of the way to make our stay very comfortable. It's pretty unfortunate we did not manage to drive for this trip and Sue and Sean has make arrangement to bring us to the supermarket to stock... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

I recently spent 4 nights at Grungle Downs and really appreciated the small touches- the loan of a pool towel and "take away" breakfast for a Litchfield trip, cushion for the deckchair cinema and constant supply of filtered and chilled water (if you have tasted Darwin water you will know why this is important). As stated by another reviewer, Sue... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

Sue and Sean were extremely attentive without being intrusive. They went out of their way to make our stay as easy and enjoyable as possible. The location is very relaxing and only a short distance from town, though having your own vehicle is necessary. This place is great value for money when compared to options in Darwin and is a... More 

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1 Thank DCasson
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

The wife and I recently stayed at Grugle Downs for a 4 night get away. Best place to stay in Darwin if you want to be a short easy drive away from the expensive concrete city hotels. The accomodation is on a large property with that tropical feel, great swimming pool and BBQ for guests to use. There is a... More 

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Coomba Park
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Reviewed 28 January 2013

I enjoyed a short stay at Grungle Downs and I would highly recommend it for its homely feel, beautiful surroundings and very comfortable accomodation. The owners were very helpful and friendly and I felt instantly at ease. Great for families and couples alike. Very central to all Darwins attractions.

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1 Thank Sue C
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 22 August 2012

There has been a change of ownership (mid July). The new owners, Jennifer, Sue and Sean, are keen and very considerate. They acknowledge that they are still "finding their feet" and there are some glitches to be sorted out. Give them time and Grungle Downs will hopefully deserve the high reputation it has enjoyed in the past. In the meantime,... More 

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1 Thank Karisade
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2012

My wife and I went to Darwin for a holiday with her sister and husband. We picked Grungle Downs on the recommendations from this website. The ratings were spot on. We stayed in the lodge and were treated like family. Christie and Paul made such wonderful suggestions on things to see and do in Darwin that we changed our plans,... More 

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Thank Kin S
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

A super little place to enjoy Darwin. Excellent location (quite a way out of town but worth it for the wildlife and serenity, swimming pool and gardens), spotless and great rooms. Super hosts, eager for their guests to enjoy the place and very welcoming. It would have changed hands since we visited, but I wish the new owners well in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine waking up at your leisure to the peaceful sounds of the birdlife in beautiful relaxed surroundings. Ideal for those who are looking for a private retreat with all the facilities of home. We have 4 queen guest rooms each with its own special outlook Most have their own private entrance and one has its own en suite.There is a large guest lounge and library, with fridge microwave and BBQ. The fully self contained Cottage has 2 queen beds plus a single and a lounge, dining and kitchen. The well equipped kitchen has a gas stove, fridge, microwave, fridge and freezer.Out the back the long shady veranda comes complete with a BBQ and outdoor dining area and the 13 metre pool just through the back fence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grungle Downs Tropical Bed and Breakfast

Address: 945 Mc Millan's Road | Knuckey Lagoon, Darwin, Northern Territory 0828, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: ₹ 9,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in the en-suite room, which felt very private with its own access and patio area but also with access to the reception/communal area if required”
 of 5 bubbles DCasson, 10 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The cottage is probably the best way to go, but the rooms in the house are fine.”
 of 5 bubbles coopsplus, 20 May 2013 | Read review
“The lodge rooms were very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles KinS401, 11 Jul 2012 | Read review
“The cottage is a great place to escape the bustle of Darwin but but close enough to town so you can enjoy the city”
 of 5 bubbles LunaSeaFilms, 11 Oct 2011 | Read review
“The cottage has such a special”
 of 5 bubbles VickiH53, 11 Aug 2011 | Read review
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