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Barkly Highway, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0862, Australia
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Barkly Homestead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alice Springs, Australia
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679 reviews 679 reviews
97 hotel reviews
1,187 helpful votes 1,187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Located on the Barkly Highway, just past the Tablelands highway intersection heading towards Mount Isa. Or alternately 186km in, off of the Stuart Highway and Three Ways turnoff. We stopped here for one night while heading to Mount Isa. A great stay in an isolated yet lovely location. The staff here are very polite and we really enjoyed the food... More

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nsw
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a motel unit which was basic but very clean and comfortable which made for a great nights sleep. The dinner was excellent, plenty to choose from and very reasonable considering the remote location. A genuine oasis in the desert

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woodside victoria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just stayed here after a trip up North. Caravan Park not too bad but I do think the dump point should be maintained. After trying to empty our cassette my husband discovered that all the hose fittings were missing therefore was not able to wash the toilet nor any of the surrounds. He came back feeling quite ill. If... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well positioned between Mt Isa and Tennant Creek. Very secure given it's isolated location and absence of adjoining township. You can park (uncovered) out front of your unit. The units are clean and quite well presented considering the isolated location. The place has a small but clean swimming pool and a well appointed bar room with adjoining dining area. I... More

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Alice Springs
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stay here on our way through from our home town of Alice Springs, and it is one of our favourite stays. A consistently high standard can be expected, with recently refurbished rooms, which are clean, spacious and comfortable. We always get a really good night's sleep in what are very comfortable beds. The restaurant food is excellent (try... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we found the caravan park (We had a van ) to be as good as most places we have stayed in the outback. It has drive through, shaded spots and we experienced the normal friendly travelers in the park. It's not 5 star, but with hot showers, bar & restaurant it was restful and relaxing. If you need 5. Star... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in a Motel room. Wow! This was one of the best motel rooms we stayed in during our trip from Tamworth. Very clean, large and well equipped. Air was on when we arrived which was a great touch by the staff. Price is reasonable as everything is run on diesel generators (500 litres per... More

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Nowra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had a lovely camp spot at the Barkly Homestead, sat in the sun outside our campervan enjoying a lovely sunset. had a fantastic hot shower, thanks for good water pressure !! followed by a great meal in the bar with live music. Really enjoyed our stay while we travelled from Cairns to Darwin last month.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My wife and I travel extensively by motor home throughout Australia and we stayed here in 2011 and liked the place so much that we know we would be back. The place has not changed at all in 3 years and from our point of view that is a good thing. The staff were and are very friendly and accommodating... More

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Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It's nice to hear from another return customer. We have made many changes in the past few years. We continue to expand our gardens and many renovations have taken place such as the addition of our beer garden and upgrades to our bar and grill. Our shower blocks have been renovated and there is an... More

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Van sites are good drive through plenty of room amenities ok. Food was cold drinks were ok. There was no water in morning so toilets were all blocked up had to wait for shower. Trucks and buses leaving wake you up early not enough staff on in morning to server breakfast had to wait log time just to get coffee.... More

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Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I apologise for running out of water. This is due to a temporary issue we are having with our water treatment infrastructure and we are in the process of rectifying this. In any case, when there is an interruption to our water supply there is a delay of no more... More

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Address: Barkly Highway, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0862, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek

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