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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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Perth, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay for a few days while exploring around Uluru - Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta - The Olgas, which is about 45 minutes drive away (not very far in this area). Clean, terrific price for the area and friendly staff.

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214 reviews 214 reviews
40 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Friendly staff, plain food, sweets etc. in shop, loos, showers, petrol - basic but all necessities covered. I did not have time to stop over but it was such a friendly place I think it would be fun. Currently one of the staff is rearing a joey whose mother was shot, so if you haven't seen one in the wild,... More 

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

Thank you Pippa65 for making the time to say such nice things about us. We do know that some of our visitors are doing quick stop during their visit to the region, so it's lovely to hear that you found it a pleasant break. We encourage drivers to have a short walk and break during what can be long drives... More 

Castlemaine, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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

Thank you s13gill for taking the time to say nice things about us. The summer has been long and hot and all our air-conditioners have been bowed and scrapped to...for travellers during this time of the year, they are essential. I have passed on your lovely comments to the staff - it's always pleasant to be able to give them... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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470 reviews 470 reviews
31 hotel reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

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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344 reviews 344 reviews
57 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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86 hotel reviews
374 helpful votes 374 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
75 helpful votes 75 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 

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