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Eldorado Motor Inn

195 Patterson Street | PO Box 65, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Tennant Creek
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Darwin, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the worst towns and the worst hotel in it. It was dirty, with threadbare sheets and very very overpriced. The best thing I can say it was somewhere to sleep and there were tea/coffee making facilities. I am bewildered how they can change the amount they do and not repair or upgrade anything!!! Left... More

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19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here for one night and although our room smelled strongly of bleach and there was a rodent trap next to the fridge, by appearances the room was clean and we didn't have any complaints. Our room was pretty big, which was nice and the bathroom had a nice shower (big shower head). There was a new split system... More

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Wichita, KS
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49 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This hotel is a good value. I checked all the places I could find in town...didn't take long. First and foremost for us, they offered free unlimited wifi for all devices. This is the first time I've encountered that in the NT. Most places will use 4net or some other service that charges $6/hr...for one device. The speed is good... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Pros: in town, friendly staff, free wifi but weak signal, clean, ensuite rooms, tv and fridge are in room. Free breakfast consists of cereal, juice, toast, fruit, and a few other things. Cons: a bit expensive. No kitchen area to do some cooking. We killed a cockroach this morning.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We experienced the worst day of travel the other day having to battle cyclonic winds driving north from Alice Springs. We were hoping to get to Renner Springs but decided to stop in Tennant Creek. It was late in the day so we thought we'd try our luck at the Eldorado. Well what a welcome relief to be greeted by... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

From the road it's not a great look due to the run down exterior, it could do with a coat of paint. I was greeted by Rebecca who was delightful, very polite and helpful. Price was reasonable due to the location. The rooms were very run down but clean and they had all facilities. The food was ok but limited... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

comfortable and quiet. All the basics provided but small refrigerator with tiny freezerspace did not really meet our travelling needs and was unusual compared to our other accommodation on this trip from Darwin to Alice Springs. The rooms ( we had two) were clean but tired. I believe some have been updated. Our meals in the restaurant were fine. Lots... More

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Checked in here for the night on the way to Alice Springs. Clean rooms (we stayed in a triple room), big bathroom....They have a restaurant attached to the property also. We had an issue with the wifi and the IT guru came and fixed it for us no hassle. You get for what you pay for..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Great staff, great food, great service. The hosts Jason and Bec really looked after us, always good for a chat and a laugh. Well appointed rooms, an oasis on the highway, great facilities for a remote motel. I always stay at the Eldorado whenever I am passing through Tennant.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had to stay here for a couple days as the campervan we rented broke down, the staff member on reception was very helpful and friendly and got us straight into a room so we could unload all of our belongings. The house keepers are fantastic, so friendly and do a great job as the rooms are really clean, they... More

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Address: 195 Patterson Street | PO Box 65, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Located on 11 sprawling acres, the Eldorado Motor Inn offers 78 airconditioned rooms. We have rooms to accomodate 1 person through to 5 people all ensuited with colour televisions, tea and coffee making facilities and ironing facilities. Wireless internet is also available to most rooms. With a huge 100 seat licensed restaurant and alfresco area, you are sure to enjoy a fantastic meal here. At the Eldorado Motor Inn, we endeavour to make your stay as comfortable as can be. ... more   less 
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