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Mataranka Homestead

Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
Mataranka Homestead
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and child made the biggest mistake by paying in advance. The place was a complete rundown mess. The room hadnt even been cleaned bark and leaves covered the floor. We viewed the shower from the front door it was a broken mess cracked tiles all around the shower head we wouldve got dirtier if we showered here and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh my lord false representation if anyone has a problem with technology I understand them due to the absolute nightmare we encountered. We are travelling to Darwin and decided to drive from Brisbane to see the conrtyside. We had booked and paid for 2 nights here what a complete waste of money. Driving in you could clearly see the website... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Mataranka for about 20 years with our children and now with our grandchilden. We always have a great time, the food and staff are great. This is a must see and do for all ages. We stayed in a cabin basic but always clean and tidy.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the worst places I have ever stayed! It wasn't just outdated and old, I wouldn't have minded that. It was terrible! The evenings were rowdy and we were told by staff to avoid visiting the springs after dark on account of what goes on down there (not sure what she meant but we weren't going to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a disaster ! Literally. Place looks like it had been recently flooded. Everything is full of mud, sand and dirt. Most powered sites & laundry not functional. The powered sites which do work, feel like you are camping in a flooded quarry. Tracks around the place are washed out and 4WD only. Good luck with your caravan.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The people that run and work at Mataranka Homestead are lovely. The hospitality is wonderful and the setting is like no other. We took a cabin for the night which was pricey but necessary considering the homestead is in the middle of nowhere. Admittedly accommodation is dated. However it was clean, comfortable and air conditioned. I think it's unreasonable for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place is an absolute disgrace! Avoid the accommodation at any cost. At first glance is appeared to be ok, using the word losely, but upon closer inspection it was far worse than thought. First room given bed was unmade and slept in, towels used, floors dirty, shower was horrendous. Went back got a second room. Walked in and BAM!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My dad and I stayed here on the beginning of a huge trip to Vic. We are local Territorians and to say we were disappointed doesn't cut it. First room we were give had unmade beds and full bins, went back to the bar (girl was helpful), second room was filthy, dirt from ants nests in doors etc. Followed on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Have stayed here a few times when doing the drive to or from Darwin. It makes for a very good overnight stop. Rooms are very old and warn but you can look past that and you're not usually staying here for too long (atleast I'd advise that). The pub/restaurant is great, excellent fresh barra caught from the local river and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

The staff were hard to find. However once located they offered good service. The cleaning girls were lovely. The rooms were old, tired without any ventilation once the door was closed. The air conditioner was the only form of ventilation. The cockroaches scooting around the floor of our room overnight were big enough to shear. The fridge seal was missing... More 

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