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Ross River Resort

Certificate of Excellence
Ross Hwy, Via Alice Springs | P.O. Box 3271, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
Ross River Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kiama, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights in one of the rustic cabins on the property and ate all our meals in the homestead except for a packed lunch that we took out with us one day. The old homestead and accommodation are at the end of the bitumen east of Alice Springs. We only had a 2WD car and our camping days... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ross River Resort is a great base for accessing some of the local attractions, such as N'Dhala Gorge, the Arltunga Historical Reserve-ruins and Ruby Gap via 4WD and Trephina Gorge Nature Park which is easily reached via a 2WD. The Homestead is 85km east of Alice Springs following the Ross Highway. Some nice little stop-over’s along the way include, Emily... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I loved the location and rustic cabin we stayed in! The friendly staff made us feel welcomed from start to finish. Meals were home cooked and even accommodated for the vegetarians. Trephina Gorge was one of the incredible tourist spots close by and well-worth a visit. Thanks to Shane, Jodie and staff for making our holiday very... More 

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Bendigo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautifully balanced few days. Our rustic cabin was comfortable, clean and air-conditioned. Just outside we could gather wood and have our own campfire. We walked to the nearby camping/caravan area which was spacious, green and shaded by gracious old trees, with very good facilities. We received a warm friendly welcome from Jodi and Shane. Their helpful suggestions... More 

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Went out East for a day visit & ended up at Ross River. Was keen to visit N'Dhala Gorge but couldn't due to hire car. The friendly manager Shane, got me on a trip with two of his lovely staff. Walked the Gorge & then lunch at the resort. Also great views -5 mins walk up the hill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant hosts, great meals, beautiful location... what more could you want? Plenty to do and see in red centre but make sure you spend time here and exploring the surrounding country. Waterholes, ranges and plenty of birds. Jodi and Shane keep on making improvements to the facilities and will do their best to make you comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We visited with another family and stayed in the family cabins. The cabins were rustic and somewhat charming. They had a queen bed, a bunk bed, and a single bed, which were comfortable. They came with linens and complementary toiletries. The en suite bathroom had a toilet, sink and a spacious shower with hot water. They also had a table,... More 

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Jodie S, Manager at Ross River Resort, responded to this review

Manny it was great to meet you and your family and friends. I will get the maintenance fellow to attend to that tap at the BBQ area! Hope to see you again one day soon. More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I have been out to Ross River Resort now 4 years running and I love it!! I am a photographer & head out there for an annual event called "The Big Sing in the desert". Jodie, Shane and their team are amazing! All of our needs are taken care of and there is a sense of Family. The food is... More 

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Kyogle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I arrived solo as part of a large group during the Big Sing recently. Jodie and family were wonderful. Despite being very busy, Jodie, and her staff and family were most accommodating. Accommodation was simple but clean and comfortable, and I slept soundly! Food was geared to large numbers of diners due to our shared dining arrangement during the Big... More 

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Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We have just spent another long weekend at Ross River Homestead and as always Jodie and Shane and their crew were friendly and helpful, the food was generous and fresh, and the setting amongst the beautiful hills, ranges and rivers is always glowing and glorious, especially at sunrise and sunset. We heard and saw many birds, including a Red Tailed... More 

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