|Mindil Beach Casino & Resort|
|Location||Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia|
|Address||Gilruth Avenue, Mindil Beach|
|No. of rooms||117|
|Previous names||Mindil Beach Casino|
Diamond Beach Hotel and Casino
MGM Grand Darwin
Experience the non-stop excitement of Mindil Beach Casino & Resort 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you’re a gaming enthusiast or just looking for a fun night out at the hottest place in town, Mindil Beach Casino & Resort has the perfect game, bar, restaurant. View the online menu of Darwins and other restaurants in Hamptonville, North Carolina. Due to Covid-19, restaurant open hours and service may differ. Please check with the restaurant directly. Set on 30 acres of tropical gardens beside a private beach, the 5-star Mindil Beach Casino and Resort offers an 8-room day spa. Guests also enjoy free WiFi, over 4 restaurants, 2 swimming pools and an on-site casino. Is there an onsite casino at Mindil Beach Casino Resort? Yes, there's a casino. What is there to do near Mindil Beach Casino Resort? Recommended spots to visit include Mindil Beach (5-min walk) and George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens (7-min walk), along with SKYCITY Casino (8-min walk) and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (0.9 mi).
Mindil Beach Casino & Resort is a casino in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, owned and operated by Delaware North. It is the only casino in Darwin.
Don Casino (1979–83)
The first casino in Darwin, and the second in Australia, operated at the Don Hotel, Cavenagh Street, and was granted a licence as the 'Don Casino' in 1979.
Casino Darwin Menu Restaurant
Mindil Beach Casino (1983–85)
The licence was in 1983 transferred to the Mindil Beach Casino. In 1984, the Territory government forcibly acquired it, along with the Alice Springs Casino, from Federal Hotels for $50 million. A joint venture between Greate Bay Casino Corp. (owner of the Sands Atlantic City) and Aspinall Holdings (a British casino operator) was set up to operate the two casinos.
Diamond Beach Hotel and Casino (1985–95)
The Mindil Beach Casino was renamed as the Diamond Beach Hotel and Casino. Aspinall bought out Greate Bay's interest for US$1 million in 1986, and then acquired the territorial government's 17 percent interest for $5 million in 1987.Kansas star casino mulvane jobs.
MGM Grand Darwin (1995–2004)
In 1995, MGM Grand acquired the property for US$75 million, including US$13 million of assumed debt. It was renamed as the MGM Grand Darwin.
Skycity Darwin (2004–2019)
The Skycity Entertainment Group purchased the hotel in 2004 for $195 million and took ownership on 23 July 2004.
Mindil Beach Casino & Resort (2019–present)
Skycity sold the hotel to American company Delaware North in April 2019 for $188 million. Delaware North changed the property's name to Mindil Beach Casino & Resort to reflect one of its original names and its modern resort facilities.
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- ^'Darwin casino celebrates 25th anniversary on Mindil Beach' (Press release). Skycity. 18 April 2008. Archived from the original on 13 May 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
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- ^'Gambling concern acquires Australian casino, hotel'. Wall Street Journal. 8 September 1995. – via Factiva (subscription required)
- ^'Skycity Darwin Joins Skycity Entertainment Group'. 23 July 2004. Retrieved 15 January 2008.
- ^'Darwin's SkyCity Casino sold to America's Delaware North'. 8 November 2018.
- ^'Delaware North completes acquisition of Darwin casino' (Press release). Delaware North. 3 April 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
- ^'Blast from the past: Darwin Skycity Casino's new name revealed'. 27 March 2019.
Coordinates: 12°26′52″S130°49′50″E / 12.447808°S 130.830667°E
Gilruth Avenue, Mindil Beach,0801Darwin
Set on 30 acres of tropical gardens beside a private beach, the 5-star Mindil Beach Casino and Resort offers an 8-room day spa. Guests also enjoy free WiFi, over 4 restaurants, 2 swimming pools and an on-site casino. There are 4 bars including a swim-up bar.
You can work out in the fitness center, play a round of golf, go jogging or just relax in the sauna. The world-famous Mindil Beach Casino is open 24-hours and offers a diverse range of gaming options and live entertainment.
There is a VIP private hire car available which offers stretched limousines, Statesman sedans and a 20-seater bus. All bookings are subject to availability and advanced bookings are recommended.
When would you like to stay?
Facilities of Mindil Beach Casino and Resort – formerly Skycity Darwin
- WiFi in all areas
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Live music/Performance
- Live sports events (broadcast)
Food & Drink
- Room service
- Breakfast in the room
- Packed lunches
Pool and Spa
- Fitness center
- Outdoor pool
- Private beach area
- Swimming pool
- Bicycle rental (additional charge)
- Car rental
Front Desk Services
- 24-hour front desk
- Currency exchange
- Tour desk
- Baggage storage
- ATM on site
Entertainment & Family Services
- Evening entertainment
- Dry cleaning
- Ironing service
- Meeting/Banquet facilities
- Business center
- Gift shop
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Family rooms
- Honeymoon suite
- Smoke-free property
- Air conditioning
- Designated smoking area
Safety & security
- 24-hour security
- Smoke alarms
- CCTV in common areas
- CCTV outside property
- Fire extinguishers
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Policies of Mindil Beach Casino and Resort – formerly Skycity Darwin
These are general hotel policies for Mindil Beach Casino and Resort – formerly Skycity Darwin. As they may vary per room type, please also check the room conditions.
Darwin Casino Hotel
From 16:00 hours
Until 10:00 hours
Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to property type.
Children and Extra Beds
Free!Up to two children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free!One child under 3 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged AUD 65 per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
The maximum number of total guests in a room is 3.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted credit cards
- UnionPay credit card
- Diners Club
- American Express
The property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.
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