Darwin City B&B - Rooms

Bed & Breakfast in Larrakeyah

6 reviews (5.0)

Darwin City Bed and Breakfast is a long established B&B close to the centre of Darwin, capital of Australia's Northern Territory. Comfortable and affordable accommodation with a personal touch, Darwin City Bed and Breakfast is your home away from home.

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Darwin City Bed and Breakfast is a long established B&B close to the centre of Darwin, capital of Australia's Northern Territory. Comfortable and affordable accommodation with a personal touch, Darwin City Bed and Breakfast is your home away from home.

Formerly Steeles at Larrakeyah, Janette and Roger Steele decided on a name change, but the friendly welcome remains the same.

Bed & Breakfast Features

  • Private, quiet Bed & Breakfast and studio accommodation in Darwin city;
  • Walk to Darwin city, shops, tourist facilities, Mindil Beach markets, Cullen Bay beach, Botanic Gardens, golf course, Crocosaurus Cove, the Waterfront;
  • B&B rooms have air-conditioning, cable TV, ensuite bathroom and private entrance;
  • Flexible check-in / check-out times where possible;
  • Off-street parking;
  • Tropical garden overlooking the salt water swimming pool;  
  • Friendly hosts who are long term Territorians;  
  • The only B&B in the heart of Darwin, Northern Territory.

Darwin City Bed & Breakfast is ideally located a short walk to many popular tourist facilities and attractions.

  • 10 minutes walk to Darwin City centre
  • 10 minutes walk to Mindil Beach Markets
  • 10 minutes walk to Cullen Bay beach and restaurants

About Us

Staying with Steeles - at Darwin City Bed & Breakfast, has unique advantages with quiet enjoyment of the privacy, as well as extra personal attention.  A special highlight of being a guest at the Steeles is meeting the hosts, Janette and Roger Steele - true Territorians.


Janette Steele has considerable experience in travel and is a former Director of Steele Tourism, a company that marketed Northern Territory tourism through Europe and the USA.

As well as Janette's extensive experience travelling through Europe, the United States and the Middle East, she has travelled to the Top End's best spots. This has given her the knowledge needed to recommend the best trips and tours for you.


Roger came to the Territory when Darwin was a bombed out town after the second world war. He has experienced the rebirth of the north.

At 13 years of age, Roger was sent outback to the vast cattle stations in the Victoria River country of the west.  He worked his way up from ringer, drover, camp cook, head stockman, to station manager. These were the days when Aboriginal stockmen rode the outback pastoral landscape with authority and pride.

Two career changes later, and just prior to the destruction of Darwin by Cyclone Tracy, Roger was a Northern Territory member of Parliament. He was appointed the first Minister for Tourism, Parliamentary Speaker and, later, he founded the Gregory National Park, 12,882 square kilometres of outback Australian bush. Roger has certainly been a part of the story of the Northern Territory for more than five decades.

Welcome to the Territory - one of the world's best kept secrets, in the most politically stable destination in the world.  

●   Member of the Bed and Breakfast, Farmstay and Accommodation Australia Ltd

●   Member of Tourism Top End

●   Friend of the Savannah Guides Incorporating the Savannah Way Limited

●   Member of Drovers' Camp, Camooweal

●   Chairman of Savannah Way Limited


  • Laundry facilities
  • Pets not allowed
  • Pool
  • BBQ - Gas
  • Spa Bath
  • Accept VISA
  • Accept MasterCard
  • Television
  • 24 hour reception
  • Air conditioning
  • Linen supplied
  • Undercover or off street parking
  • Internet access
  • Bath
  • Fans (ceiling/standard)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Ensuite
  • Boat Ramp Nearby
  • Continental Breakfast Available
  • Continental breakfast provisions available
  • Babysitting
  • Seniors Card Accepted
  • Wading pool
  • Faxing Facilities
  • Baby Cot
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Books/Magazines Supplied
  • Patio
  • Walk to the shops
  • Free WiFi
  • Dishes and utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


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"Friendly B&B very convenient for the City." Ideal location, very easy to walk into Darwin without being in the centre itself. Jeanette is a lovely host, friendly and helpful. Very accommodating.She took us to the Military Museum as it was out of town and we didn’t have a car. Room has a small kitchenette which was very useful. We didn’t use the pool because it rained nearly all the time but it looked lovely. The room has both fans and A/C. It is a good size with TV and en suite shower room. We were very grateful to Jeanette for allowing us to stay on until the evening on the day of our departure. We would visit again , just not in the Monsoon season! I would recommend hiring a car so that you can visit out of town places such as the Military Museum, Flying Doctor Museum, Litchfield National Park.



"Exceptional"Very helpful and friendly owners.



"Great location, friendly host" Rooms clean with all conveniences lots of space in yard safe and secure plenty of off street parking (even for our boat) no traffic noise rooms are as they look in pictures lovely pool host very friendly, relaxed and able to offer great advice would definitely stay here again!



I was in a tight spot - having just been asked to leave my accommodation and Jeanette was very welcoming. It was a safe place to rest up and recharge and I could come and go as I pleased. he owner was extremely helpful and amenable. I highly recommend this place - would particularly suit independent travellers needing a place to stay. Excellent!



Hospitality was exemplary from our host Janette, and the location and proximity to Darwin central was excellent, far away enough to be quiet, close enough that a 10-15 minute walk took you into town.Most enjoyable and recommendedLiam & Rosemary Early, Bunbury, W.Australia

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