Banyan View Lodge

Address: 119 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory, 0800, Australia | Hostel
 
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This hostel, located on 119 Mitchell Street, Darwin, is near Mindil Beach, Darwin Wharf Precinct, Aquascene, and Darwin Botanic Gardens.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBanyan View Lodge Darwin

      Reviewed by kevandhazel

      Average Backpakcer in Darwin

      Reviewed Oct 23, 2012
      by (14 reviews) , Singapore Flag of Singapore

      Stayed a few days last year in this backpacker in a 4 room dorm. Rooms were clean and it has a small pool in the backyard. The backpacker is quite big and a bit impersonal. The kitchen was rather messy and a seemed a bit chaotic at times.

      No free wifi was offered which I think should be standard these days but this was missing at most places in Australia.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by mikeandsheila

      Culture Shock

      Reviewed Jul 25, 2012
      by (21 reviews) Sydney & Norwich , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      We stayed in the Banyan View in Darwin for two nights - our first Australian accommodation after almost 12 months in Asia. To say it was a culture shock is close to the mark. The Banyan View is extremely clean, well managed, has excellent facilities such as a large common kitchen and outdoor areas. It is conveniently located on Mitchell Street near the city centre. What really shocked was the price - 4 times the priuce ofanywhere we stayed in Asia - the Banyan View can't help this - Australia is expensive!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by lionelrishi

      Just like Sophie Ellis Baxtor - all the right parts just not when put together

      Reviewed May 10, 2011
      by (16 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      The Y.W.C.A owned Banyan View Lodge is reasonably priced. It is in a great location if you want to get away from all the racket of the "business" end of mitchell street and has some great facilities.

      There are also a variety of sleeping arrangement options to suit most needs, however it is spoilt by two major factors; Dirty rooms and bathrooms with old and worn facilities and Unfriendly, unmotivated staff who initially look at you with complete disregard, followed by hate and finally they just don't look at you at all!

      The clientèle aren't that much better, as a lot seem to be long stay's and make it known that you are an interloper whenever you enter a communal area. This isn't too bad if you are only here to kip and don't care about the facilities, but then if you are this way inclined I'd go to one of the noisy cheaper options in the centre!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Banyan View Lodge Darwin

      3.00 of 5 stars Good
       

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