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The Desert Rose Inn

15 Railway Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 , Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you are looking for a quiet place to stay with free wifi, all the tv channels you could ask for and managers that will bend over backwards for you....STAY HERE!!! This place is great. I stayed 4 nights here with a 3 day tour to split up the nights and Brian and his lovely wife let me keep my... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

we've had 3 bedroom on the ground floor facing directly the parking area. Not a very pleasant view, so the little table and two chairs outside were a waste of time. The room was small, reasonably clean with TV & a fridge. There is a kitchen and a sitting room for the patrons. However the kitchen was tired looking and... More

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Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Stayed here twice in March. Great value. Rooms are a little tired but it has the bonus of a great communal kitchen and a clean pool. Located close to the CBD of Alice Springs. The management are pretty laid back and really helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

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Como, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I wouldn't recommend this "hotel" to anyone. My boyfriend and I slept in a double room ensuite, it was on the ground floor directly in front of the parking area where everybody can go in. Rooms are obsolete and dirty and I didn't feel safe at all. Many aborigines wander around there. In addition it's about 3 blocks far from... More

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ManagerDesertRose, Owner at The Desert Rose Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your timely review. More

Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

we stayed here for a total of 4 nights in 2 parts. the owner Brian was very friendly and welcoming. the rates were by far the best we could've gotten anywhere in town and it was quite central to everything. this is a good base for visiting surrounding places like uluru and kings canyon. there is free wifi, pool and... More

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Thank you for your review. It is always appreciated that guests take the time to write about their positive experiences. More

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Ended up staying here for about two months, which to be honest is not that long or doesn't feel long anyway. There are quite a few long-term residents staying here that are working in Alice Springs. This place looks a bit dated but it does the job. The rate for the room is very reasonable, it comes out to $40... More

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Lion City
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

If you are kind of traveller who likes strangers knocking on your door in the middle of the night, then this is the place for you. The rooms on the ground floor are accessible to anyone, through the car park. The doors are glass, with a weak lock. One tug and the door will open. The Hotel Management consider the... More

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ManagerDesertRose, Owner at The Desert Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for pointing out the humorous side of our signage. All motels in Alice Springs are vulnerable to aboriginal persons wandering on site. We take all complaints seriously and I ensured, that my mobile number was in guests mobile so they felt safe for the rest of their stay. I have been the owner of this business for 8... More

Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Really dated looking, somewhat shabby but prices are good and the big kitchen is great because you have your hotel room plus benefit of cooking own food. Kitchen is always clean. Couple that own the place are very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This has got to be the best deal in Alice Springs! Clean rooms, comfortable beds, air on, fridge, flat screen tv are just some of its virtues. The kitchen is available should you wish to cook for yourself. Gas & electric cookers, microwave,Pots, pans,plates, cups etc are provided. Plenty of parking. An easy walking distance to malls, shops, restaurants etc.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Our room is in the back of the main building, near the swimming poor. Cause it just right next to the parking lot, it's very easy to park and unload our luggages. We stayed two nights here and had a good time. they got very tidy and fully-equipped kitchen near public living room that we can cook, watch TV, using... More

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Address: 15 Railway Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 , Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
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