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Glendambo Hotel Motel

Stuart Highway | Glendambo, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5710, Australia
Glendambo Hotel Motel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a booking approx 3 weeks prior to arriving, the room absolutely stunk of what I have no idea. There was no TV in the room. The shower was luke warm and shower head was so blocked only a sprinkle of water came out. This was on our way to Alice Springs. Due to it being a quick trip we... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
78 hotel reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We spent an afternoon and a night here and were very satisfied with the level of service, accommodation and food. The beer was nice and cold and the conversation enjoyable. Be aware that bore water is used here so expect some smell and don't drink it. (Drinkable water is supplied by the hotel). The rooms are basic, typical outback Australia,... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Travelling from Adelaide to Alice Springs we came across this unusual hotel motel at Glendambo. It was a typical bush setting. The accommodation was good , but it needed a bit of maintenance. The price was fair and not over priced. The cold beer and food was excellent.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Everything we were wanting after a long hot day on the road, there's even a pool! Was a bit worried about the meals but the flathead we ordered was lovely ( there's a picture ), the people are down to earth and this is Australia, hard water? Harden up princess, water is wet full stop. No tv in the room... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I shouldnt be too hard on this place considering it is in the middle of no where and i was of the opinion of if it had a bed and running water i would be happy!! the double bed was ok, the single bed resembled a trampoline! the water was ok, it was hard water and salty but that was... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stopped for the night as it was too far to Pimba or Port Augusta. We arrived around 7pm. The gent in the front desk was very nice. We were given a room towards the back corner of the block. Bore water tends to stink the room - which I understood. The carpet was lifting and old. The beds were... More 

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Darwin, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I looked at the reviews and wasnt sure what to expect. Travelling from Adelaide to Darwin, Glendambo was marked in as our first stop. I thought well its only an overnight stay so wasn't overly concerned after reading other reviews. We arrive at 7pm and was quite surprised to see Glendambo it was not what I expected. The main building... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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1,065 reviews 1,065 reviews
147 hotel reviews
2,654 helpful votes 2,654 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Although the Glendambo Hotel is listed as being in Coober Pedy, it is actually located over 250km north of there towards the Northern Territory border. Yes, there are many bad reviews here, and being in the middle of South Australia where staff are virtually impossible to find, doesn't help. I know the feeling! The hamburgers on the other hand are... More 

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midnorth coast nsw
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

a picture is worth a thousand words.............this place is really awful............we had no choice but to stop here, they should be ashamed of themselves........we had a meal at the bar which was just ok......overpriced $19.00 chips calamari and prawns

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Friendly staff very polite and helpful. Good amenities clean and even though some are older well looked after. Caravan park plenty of space. Good level sites. Definitely stay here again and recommend to all my travelling friend.

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