The Darlala Motel Accommodation

Located in Ngukurr, South East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. The Darlala Motel offers air conditioned accommodation and is nestled on top of a ridge with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and close to the Roper River. The location offers a magnificent sunset vista.

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  • The Darlala Motel has 22 rooms of a high standard of cleanliness and comfort.
  • This includes 18 Standard Queen Rooms and 4 Twin Share Rooms with King Single Beds.
  • Each room accommodates a maximum of 2 adults.
  • Please advise reception at the time of booking if your booking includes children.
  • Room Rate:
    • Standard Queen rooms are $207 for 1 Adult and $273 for 2 adults (including GST).
    • Twin Share rooms are also available for $207 for 1 Adult and $273 for 2 adults (including GST).
  • Contractors please call us about medium to long-term Contractor rates.
  • All Non Essential Call-outs to rooms after 6:30 pm will incur a $50 Call Out Fee.
  • Payment is by credit card or Eftpos only.


  • Printing services are available through the Roper Gulf Shire office. Please do not ask reception to print documents. 
  • Currently the motel does not have guest wifi. You can purchase Telstra mobile broadband hubs from the general store if required.
  • Telstra 3G coverage is available throughout Ngukurr, it is expected that guests provide their own phone and computer devices.


  • Airport Pick-Ups and Drop-Offs are available during normal business hours (Mon – Fri, 8 am – 5 pm) and are $25 per vehicle each way. Weekend transfers are not available
  • Out of hours Airport Transfers (Sat and Sun, or Mon – Fri before 8 am or after 5 pm) are $50 each way.
  • BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL as the vehicles are not always available.


  • Non smoking rooms only
  • Air-conditioned rooms with fans
  • A queen size bed with bed linen and towels provided
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Bar fridge
  • Microwave
  • Complimentary chilled drinking water
  • Television – with over 20 TV channels offered complimentary
  • Iron and ironing board (available at reception)
  • Hair dryers (available at reception)
  • Rooms are serviced daily except on weekends


  • A Microwave and bar fridge is in each room, additional fridge storage is also available if needed.
  • An airconditioned Service Room is available to guests. This room includes a microwave, large fridge, electric hot plate, equipped with pans and pots, electric fry pan, toaster, sandwich maker, rice cooker, and washing-up facilities.
  • Outdoor BBQ area with a gas and wood fire BBQ with BBQ utensils, sink and outdoor undercover dining area.

We recommend for guests not using the BBQ to bring their own microwave meals or alternatively they can purchase these or takeaway meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner from the Ngukurr General Store. The Ngukurr General Store is open Monday to Friday 9-5pm, and Saturday to Sunday 9-2pm. The takeway service at the store is open 8am – 8pm weekdays and 2pm to 8pm Saturdays and Sundays. Check-in: is between 2pm – 5pm on day of arrival. Check-out: is by 10am on day of departure. Early check-ins and late check-outs are possible by request if available. Please note that advising us of your estimated time of arrival assists the staff in readying rooms according to guest arrivals ensuring a smooth and easy check-in for guests. Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requires 24 hours notice. Any cancellations made within 24 hours of arrival will be charged at the current room rate for one night per room cancelled. No pets allowed. Ngukurr is a dry community, this means it is illegal to consume or bring alcohol into Ngukurr.