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Barkly Homestead

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
    4.5 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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Cooma, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have travelled from Sothern NSW to Darwin twice for work. The first trip to Darwin, I was told by a friend to make sure you plan your trip to stay at Barkly, I am glad I took this advice. I have stayed at Barkly four times now and highly recommend it to all travellers. I have stayed in a... More

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Brisbane
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Barkly Homestead this week, and were pleasantly surprised! The room slept 4, and it was clean. No smoky smell.... Dinner at the roadhouse was delicious!! Breakfast was delicious too. There are also great books to buy!! The only sad thing was that the merlo coffee beans hadn't arrived as yet!!!!!

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Sydney
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Barkly Homestead a few weeks back and I have to say it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The food was absolutely delicious and of high quality. I had the atlantic salmon which was cooked to perfection and my husband had the barkly burger which he highly recommends. The front house is currently run... More

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been many years since we stayed at the Barkly, on our way to a wedding in Mt Isa. We were very impressed with the standard and made sure we told everyone we ran into, that this was the pick of roadhouses in the NT. Finally someone has the savvy to cleanup a roadhouse and make the most of... More

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic compliments. It is appreciated so much by everyone here at the Barkly who all work so hard to make this a great place for people to stay. While being remote and dealing with generated power, bore water, extreme temperatures etc are not an excuse for poor performance it is really nice that you... More

Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pre-booked our cabin because we were uncertain that they'd have vacancies when we arrived. On arrival we were greeted very pleasantly and directed to our cabin. It had been cooled prior to our arrival so it was very pleasant to enter and unpack. The cabin was spotlessly clean and the surrounds were very well maintained. We found all of... More

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

Thank you for such a nice review. We are all working very hard to do our best to provide a great place for travelers to stay and it is nice to know you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again. More

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made an unscheduled overnight stop at the Barkly recently. Initially stopped over the road to walk the dog near where a bunch of caravaners had parked up. Upon driving in to fill up with fuel, a man who works there bailed me up in a bit of a rough and blunt way asking if I was camping over the road.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Being so remote we didn't expect much. But we were a little surprised. Park was big, had all the facilities we needed. Only grievance we had was that the toilets were a sauna (the furtherest toilets near the generator). In their defence we stayed on a 31 degree day so it was expected they were so hot! Don't take note... More

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Lakes Entrance, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stopped here between Wycliffe Well and Mt Isa and were very pleased with what we found. We camped in their unpowered area ($30) and set up our camp well away from other campers for some quiet, and were surrounded by fenced farmland. Our site was shady, not much grass but that was our choice - there were grassy sites if... More

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

Thank you for reviewing our camping facilities. We are glad you found our amenities to be well maintained as we work very hard to keep them that way. Whilst our camp grounds are very spacious, without much rain again this wet season it is difficult to establish grassed areas everywhere as much as we would like to. Thank you for... More

Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My wife and I stayed in a motel room and found it one of the best during our 6 week trip. Room was spotless and roomy and the air con great (switched on prior to our arrival so we walked in to a nice cool room).We have paid more for a far less quality room than here. We had some... More

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

Thank you for reviewing our property. We are grateful for the compliments as we work very hard to keep everything to the highest standard we can achieve. Obviously we are up against it being where we are so it is difficult at times. We hope to see you again. More

Mackay, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here one night on way home from darwin, was initially going to stay at 3 ways roadhouse but a brief stop for coffee on way up to darwin at both spots lead to change of plans. After long drive this place is a welcome place to take a break for the night, motel accomodation clean and comfortable but the... More

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

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed the bar and grill and we will be working hard this year to improve it even more. We hope to see you again. 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barkly Homestead is situated 220km east of Tennant Creek on the Barkly Highway. The Homestead offers a variety of services including fuel, excellent accomodation and fantastic bar and grill. It is a welcome stopover on the long journey across the Barkly Highway. A true oasis in the desert. ... more   less 
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