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Curtin Springs Station

Lasseter Highway | Via Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
Curtin Springs Station
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Castlemaine, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were dubious about what the accommodation might be like at this location but were pleasantly surprised. The room was basic ( we had an ensuite room) but clean and air conditioned which ended up being a must on a 44 degree day. The staff were some of the friendliest we have come across and could not do enough for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow how refreshing was it to see this amazing station just before you arrive at Uluru. The staff were helpful, friendly and warm and it is a great place to stop for a coffee, cold drink or to eat and to stock up on supplies before reaching Uluru. You will be impressed with everything about this place and make sure... More 

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CurtinSpringsStation, Owner at Curtin Springs Station, responded to this review

Good morning Bruce Thank you for your lovely words. I have passed on your review to the staff, who always appreciate getting positive feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the information, we like to be able to share as much as we can about ourselves and the station and the history of our family. With thanks Lyndee Severin More 

Wake Forest, Nc
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323 reviews 323 reviews
54 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were with a group that stopped for lunch here enroute to Alice Springs. It was a nice oasis and we sat outside in a covered space built to allow the breezes through. We were served a nice sandwich lunch as we were told by Sylvia about life on a remote cattle station, the Severin family who have been running... More 

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CurtinSpringsStation, Owner at Curtin Springs Station, responded to this review

Good morning Carolina From your other reviews and certainly ours, it seems like you have enjoyed your visit to this amazing part of the world. Thank you for taking the time to put finger to keyboard for such a postive review. Sylvia is my mum, and she shares the talks to the groups when she's up visiting - she really... More 

Jabiru
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We based ourselves in two budget rooms for a couple of nights late last year. Having stayed at Yulara before, we found the no-humbug alternative to mass tourism we had been after, gladly accepting the longer drive to the park entrance. Admittedly, we visited during a very quiet period. With no other guests in the budget rooms at the time,... More 

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CurtinSpringsStation, Manager at Curtin Springs Station, responded to this review

Thank you TopEndExplorer for you review. Away from the maddening crowds can be just what every traveller needs. Hopefully, our accommodation layout allows for that option for most people, most of the time. I appreciate your comment on the tea/coffee in the store. It's one of those issues we face and question ourselves regularly about. The bottom line is that... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

For those wishing to stay somewhere cheaper than Ulara Resort (Uluru) Curtin Springs may be the answer only 1 hours driving from Ayres Rock one can stay over night in accommodation ranging from free campsites to ensuite rooms. The room whilst not palacial are clean and functional and are less than 50% of the cost of Ulura. Curtin Springs is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Recently stopped by Curtin Springs on our trip to the NT. We decided to camp there for two days as it is far cheaper than Yulara. Facilities were basic but clean, food was excellent and I enjoyed a lovely T-bone steak. The beer was a great reward too. I know it's expensive and I don't mind paying a little more... More 

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CurtinSpringsStation, Manager at Curtin Springs Station, responded to this review

Good afternoon Longreach747 Thank you for taking the time to say something nice about us. We appreciate it when people do actually understand the logistics of living here and providing services to visitors in such a remote location. I hope the beer was nice and cold - as we've had some pretty hot days recently. I'll pass on your comment... More 

Sydney Australia
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84 hotel reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I hate to be gouged by petrol prices but I really hate it when it's my beer !!! With a bit of forethought I could of managed my usage a bit more but thought it was best to top up the tank when available. Mum was paying anyhow !! But I nearly had a fit when I thought of picking... More 

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CurtinSpringsStation, Manager at Curtin Springs Station, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to put in a review. Yes, beer and fuel can be a higher price then some visitors expect, hopefully the experience in this amazing part of the world helps balance that. Our alcohol prices offer visitors an opportunity to purchase in various volumes depending on their requirements - from a single serve in the... More 

Albury, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped for about half an hour here to get a quick coffee and top up with diesel before continuing in to Uluru. It is a very busy road house and appears to offer a grass roots caravan park at the side. The toilet and shower block in the car park appeared very basic, but I cannot comment further as... More 

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CurtinSpringsStation, Manager at Curtin Springs Station, responded to this review

Thank you Dianne for taking the time to do a review and to say nice things about your quick visit with us. Like all fuel stops on any road there are times when we are extremely busy (when we often say everyone has waited down the road until there is a group and then headed in together) or when the... More 

Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed on a powered site for six days and was great. $3.00 for showers who cares water is precious in these parts and they have to run their pumps and generators. Central to Ularu and Kings canyon and so much more down to earth. It was fun feeding mongrel the Emu.

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Curtin Springs is an iconic outback location. The Severin family have worked the property since 1956 to transform a hostile wilderness into 1200 square kilometres which play home to around 2000 cows and three permanent residents. Mount Connor is located on Curtain Springs Station and is often mistaken for Uluru. It is an imposing and majestic landmark and definitely the... More 

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