The Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel Review is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report.
Growing up, my favorite hotel was the Dolphin Resort in Disney. It has giant fish statues on its roof. When I learned that there was a hotel shaped like a Crocodile in Kakadu National Park, I had to see it for myself.
So this must be an old croc because the exterior color has faded and the hotel is dated. Still, it’s a hotel shaped like a crocodile which live to be over 100, so maybe it fits with the theme.
The room was very big, but the bed was only a queen. What’s the point of a queen size bed in a giant room?
Great water pressure but aesthetically this looked more like a motel bathroom than a Mercure property (see Mercure Palermo Excelsior City).
It is hot in Kakadu! So much so that there’s a tarp over the pool.
The staff was very helpful over the phone. They explained that it was rainy season and that the best bet for seeing the most of Kakadu during this time was the Yellow River Cruise.
Normally, I don’t buy souvenirs from the hotel gift shop, but in my everything croc binge, I had to pick up a croc shot glass.
Yay for crocs! Yay for the croc hotel!