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Leichhardt St, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 860, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Bedum, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

we did not expect much for 60 dollars and a place in the middle of the outback, but what we got was very disapointing. kitchen was smelly and dirty, bathrooms were very dirty, like they had not been cleaned in months, holes in the bedroom walls, dirty sheets, owner told us that leaving the aircon on at night was too... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We can look back now and laugh about our week at Tourist's rest... but at the time it wasn't quite so funny. We were unlucky enough to brake down about 200km out of Tennant and need to be towed. We were essentially stuck in a town that offers a BIG culture shock to even the most seasoned of travellers. We... More

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Adelaide, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I wasn't looking forward to staying here after some of the reviews I had read but it turned out to be a great stay. The room was clean and tidy with a comfortable bed, the kitchen was fine and the bathrooms relatively clean. Tony, the manager , is a great host and not only picked me up at 3am from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

We ended up staying at Travellers Rest out of desperation, because our car has broken down in Tennant Creek. I'll admit that it didn't make a great first impression - my first thought was that it had been a lovely little place some 30 years ago and hadn't changed since. However, it grew on us over the week we stayed... More

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Vienna, Austria
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We spent there one night and that was definitely enough. Although there was nothing terrible and you might find everything what you need, it was not very nice. Compared with many other hostel we had in Australia/New Zealand it was one of the worst and also overpriced. In our opinion, Tennant Creek generelly was not nice looking, therefore this hostel... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
50 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

At $53 for the night with my partner, we didn't expect too much. That was a good thing because it really is simple accommodation. The owner was friendly and gave us keys to "the penthouse" which consisted of 2 single beds, a fan and a smelly (but working) fridge. Unfortunately I didn't have much water left and the vending machine... More

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Townsville, australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

I drove in to have a look at this place, and couldnt get out any quicker. Ive stayed in a lot of cheap backpackers and hotels around the world, and it takes a lot for me to actually leave a place when i thought i would be staying there - but this was it. It is basically a junk yard... More

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Wellington, NZ
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50 reviews 50 reviews
48 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Tony picked us up (and dropped us off) in the middle of the night from the bus. Tennant Creek was a transit location, rather than holiday destination. We were delivered to some very basic and bare, old school lodgings. The rooms were very simple- with fridge- the bedding was old and worn. But it was a bed. The morning light... More

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North west
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Great place to stay. Really enjoyed our time here. Got picked up at 2am from the bus stop and then dropped off again (all for free). Check out time is later than anywhere else. Free storage room so you can check out tennant creek. Close to the supermarket too. The double room had a double bed, tv and fridge! The... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
40 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

While Tennant Creek is perhaps not the most obvious place to stop for the night, the backpackers, Tourist Rest, more than makes up for it. It's in a quiet (ha!) area of the town but not too far to walk to the supermarket. The dorms are small (a good thing) and the kitchen and living area large. The guy running... More

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Address: Leichhardt St, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 860, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
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