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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We leave this B&B tomorrow after meeting these wonderful people Jan And Brian . The rooms are clean and tidy , very peaceful surroundings , what a great pool to relax in . This is very good value for money and we will definitely stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in May whilst visiting family living in Palmerston. Owners Jan & Brian were extremely accommodating and made us feel very welcome. We stayed in both apartments as there were so many of us (6 adults, 3 kids and 1 baby), the 2 bedroom ground floor apartment has a fantastic outdoor area over looking the pool...

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We were very happy with Palmerston Sunset Retreat. Clean and well appointed. Nice position giving us a nice tropical aspect with the pool and palm gardens. The location was in between the main areas of Darwin and Rural suburbs which was ideal for our planned visits. I recommend this over the hotels in the area. A lot easier to access....

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2014

The room was clean and quiet. We enjoyed the breakfasts and especially the mangos from their farm. We especially appreciated Jan's knowledge and advice on tourist activities. We hope to visit Australia and Darwin again and would not hesitate to use this B and B

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We stayed for 7 nights at the retreat. Jan and Brian went out of their way to make us feel at home. The rooms were very clean and the beds were comfortable. The resort is hidden away from the main roads which makes it very peaceful and have beautiful tropical plants at the back. It's also about 2 mins drive...

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Tasmania
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The description and reviews promised a lot for this suburban B&B but we were a bit disappointed. Accommodation in Darwin is expensive and this is no exception at $275 per night not including breakfast although Jan did give us some lovely mango from their farm. We were two family couples who stayed in the Kadek Suite and the suite is...

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our property and outling the high quality of our amentities and wonderful location. Our property reflects the use of outdoor spaces like "verandahs" poolside BBQ/Cooking and ultra large TV and seating areas that are reflection of how Darwinites live in a very tropical climate. We note your recommendations and have plans submitted for...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2014

I stayed at Jan and Brians lovely retreat recently on a trip home to see my older children whilst attending a few other appointments...I stayed there 8 days feeling truly at home, very relaxed and at peace, it has an atmosphere of being in a tropical resort but tucked away in the heart of Palmerston near the Woolworths shops at...

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

We appreciate that you have taken your time to review our property. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. It is very rare that we are away and appreciate your comments which have been passed onto Harry our caretaker during your stay.

Geeveston, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I must admit I was really looking forward to staying there, spent a fair bit of time checking various hotels and B&Bs in Darwin. Was aware that owners were away for fist week, no problem there. A few problems at the start, ceiling fan not working, small fridge rather noisy when compressor came on during the night but worst of...

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PalmerstonSunset, Owner at Palmerston Sunset Retreat, responded to this review

We thankyou for taking the time to review our property. We note your stays of 4 nights and upon reading the note left in the suite we have contacted you. As a small family operated business it concerns us that your expectations were not met.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2014

A very comfortable, even elegant, place to stay in a quiet and handy location, with very pleasant and friendly hosts. We stayed upstairs for a few nights before moving down to the larger family unit (book early!). Both 'units' were well set up, functional, clean and nicely furnished. I for one am very happy with the idea of an outside...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Went to Palmerston to visit my sister and was looking for a well-priced two bedroom apartment with facilities to prepare meals for the family. This property was everything we needed. They even supplied a highchair and port-a-cot for our 18 month old daughter at no extra cost. Jan and Brian were very welcoming, even giving our two children icecreams on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning Tropical Bed & Breakfast in Darwin with Private 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites seperate to owners Accom. Tropical Gardens and adjoining parklands in central location. Enroute to Darwin's major attractions Kakadu National Park, Wildlife Park & Crocodile Farm. The property has a large Saltwater Swimming Pool (Solar heated), wide spacious verandahs with all suites tastefully furnished with quality linen and amenities. Poolside Kitchen & BBQ facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palmerston Sunset Retreat

Address: 8 Renwick Ct, Darwin, Northern Territory 0830, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: £81 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The bottom floor suite is awesome and very roomy, it is great for kids as there are no stairs to worry about and the pool is fully secured and shut...very comfortable to stay in...it's peaceful and quiet in the cul-de-sac”
 of 5 bubbles 277fionaa, 29 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles 819teresal, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The downstairs suite with the pool outside the back door is great.”
 of 5 bubbles DiM514, 22 Mar 2013 | Read review
“There is good Air Con in the Sunset Suite, nice and quiet. Plenty of storage space in the bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Lizzie0909, 22 Nov 2011 | Read review
“The Sunset Suit room is great with wonderful , so relaxing to just sit and enjoy.”
 of 5 bubbles 53grahamb, 5 Sep 2011 | Read review
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