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The Desert Rose Inn

15 Railway Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 , Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Accommodation was cheap, the room was good except the tv was so small, the person running it could have been alot friendlier and welcoming. Did not get any sleep as you could hear doors constantly closing loudly all night and echoed throughout the corridor, the pillows were so thick and uncomfy. And to top it off someone kicked or punched... More 

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Clare Valley Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Affordable, clean and location excellent. Equipped kitchen and lounge (communal) allowed us to cook meals. Laundry on site. Staff are extremely helpful. Building has a 70's feel so don't expect the ritz. We enjoyed our stay here in Alice Springs and meeting others, which does not happen in all motels.

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Thank Aussiesonthemove
Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Great budget family accommodation, very centrally located. Great kitchen facilities, has a laundry also. Relax in the air conditioned lounge/dining room, which adjoins the kitchen. Shopping centres are an easy stroll away

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Thank robynGa1
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Our stay was most enjoyable. Rooms although a little tired were clean and comfortable. Communal kitchen certainly made for a cheaper family holiday. Staff were helpful and it's only a short walk to everything in town. The kids made use of the pool, pool table and free WiFi.

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Thank Concha5570
Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying here on numerous occasions due to work commitments over the past 9 years. I have found that the Desert Rose Inn is the best value for money in Alice accommodation is always neat and clean and the managers and staff friendly and helpful not to mention I can walk anywhere in town in 5... More 

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

30 minutes was all it took for my wife and I to leave this place it was unloved, unclean, unlit, unsafe and over sold. We booked through STA travel and applied for an up grade. The room we were offered was 3 bedded and by the unclean pool. The reception staff were useless, the curtains hanging on the floor. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Had to share room with a mouse! there was a dead cockroach in the shower and was there for the 3 nights that I was there. The shower had peeling paint and mould on the ceiling. There was a pool and laundry which were handy (I didn't use them but knew they were available) and the location was an easy... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Fantastic triple room, nicely set out for 3 people to share. Bed each, plus fridge and kettle with tea making facilities provided, clean and well looked after bathroom. Easy to find from the airport by use of shuttle bus service. Nice patio area outside of rooms to relax, swimming pool water looked a bit messy but otherwise we loved our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

After staying at a nearby hostel , the Desert Rose was like the Hilton. I only wish I would have stayed here first . My clean room had a shower , a ridiculously comfy bed ( very welcome after 3 blustery nights in a swag in the Outback) , fridge , functioning TV , free tea and coffee + kettle,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Basic motel room. Fairly old but clean. Could do with a bit of a facelift but served our requirements. Within walking distance into cbd. We arrived at 5pm and left following morning at 6:00am. Staff were friendly and willing to answer questions.

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