Long layover at Darwin airport (DRW) or in nearby hotels

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Possibility to spend the night at Darwin airport (DRW), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Spending the night at the airport
Darwin airport is open 24 hours a day, so you will be able to spend the night inside the enclosure if you have an early flight or if your flight is delayed. It is recommended to have headphones or earplugs, as usually there is movement even at night.
Where to rest:In the boarding area you can find long benches where you can lay down, otherwise you will have to use the floor. On the other hand, the airport's VIP lounges offer more amenities and privacy, although they close at night. there are two hotels, 300 meters away from the terminal, for those passengers looking for a better rest.
Baggage: There are lockers in the car parks where you can leave your bags until the next day.
Eating and drinking: Two of the available options remain open throughout the night.
Restrooms: Showers available in the Domestic Departures Hall.
Wi-Fi: The service is free and unlimited.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, commercial stores, baby changing rooms.

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Nearby Hotels

The Novotel Darwin Airport (Tel +61 889 207 800) and the Mercure Darwin Airport Resort (Tel +61 889 203 333) are found 300 meters away from the terminal. Other accommodations in the surroundings include: Quality Hotel Darwin Airport (Tel +61 889 489 400), Feathers Sanctuary (Tel +61 889 852 144), Coconut Grove Apartments (Tel +61 889 850 500), Bromeliad Bed & Breakfast (Tel +61 438 644 640), Hi Way Inn Motel (Tel +61 889 470 979), Winnellie Hotel Motel (Tel +61 889 843 344), The Leprechaun Resort (Tel +61 889 843 400), Quest Parap (Tel +61 889 198 100). Some of them provide complimentary shuttles for the transfer of their guests.

Latest updates: May 17, 2019

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Scoring in Stay Overnite at The Airport (sleeping conditions):
VIP Lounge Pass