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Lake Bennett Wilderness Resort

Chinner Road CMB 35 | Winnellie, Lake Bennett, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place! Rooms were very nice, we had a great balcony with views of the Lake. Shame the Customer service was pretty average especially when being greeted by Mrs Cranky pants at the front counter. Room prices were reasonable but food & drinks prices were a little on the expensive side.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just been there 6 july. had read some really bad reviews so was dreading it. this was booked by someone else. checked in and nothing special and thought ah well expected this. had to back to the office later and this lady was sooo welcoming . turns out she is the new owner, Carolyn, and had only taken over two... More 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Some six kilometers off Stuart Highway this very nice place to stay can be found. Many options to choose from from cabin to lakeside view motelroom. Rooms are clean, well maintained and come with al amneties like fridge, tv, airco, etc. Parking right in front of the room. Restaurant service is poor. Not even a third of the menu is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This place is a long way from anywhere interesting. The exterior is in need of a refresh and the interior was mediocre when new. The rooms were clean and adequate. The bed was OK but not the best. The place does not have wi-fi or potable water! You must drink bottled water. The air conditioning needed a special key (on... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

we stayed overnight at the start of a weekend, just for a bit of a relax and fish. Had seen the rooms before, they are a little basic for the price but still ok with very nice views. Could certainly do with an upgrade. Facilities are average. Being confronted by a sign that says STRICTLY NO PICKNICKING, STRICTLY NO BYO... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The room wasn't that clean but the view we had of the lake was amazing. Meals are expensive and there's nothing special about it. Very disappointing breakfast. Continental breakfast only had 2 types of fruits, milk,small boxes of cereals and milk. I can't take dairy and there wasn't any other sort of milk available so had to eat only 2... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I must say the lake itself is really beautiful and the location is nicely secluded away from the hustle bustle of the city set in a nice tranquil area in the middle of the Northern Territory. However, on our arrival the receptionist screened us from head to tow as if we were from a different species, it was very obvious... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed in a King Spa Suite which overlooked the water perfectly. The spa was located on the private balcony overlooking the Lake, which was bloody sensational. From the staff, the food, the overall service and our stay, we were most pleased and will definitely return for a great little escape from Darwin. The rooms are a little dated but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights and had no preconceptions about the resort. Our room was clean and adequate, if not 'resort' level in presentation but that suited us fine. We upgraded to the "Spa Suite" which turns out meant we had a 2 person (just) spa bath on the smallish deck of our cabin that was constructed (adjoined/connected) as one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Thanks guys for your assistance durning our short stay. Exellent meals and verry peacefull we enjoy it. The place is a exellent starting base for Lichtfield National Park. We saw some beautifull wildfife.

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