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Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
45 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for a night on a powered van site. Reception was good and helpful. We were told that we could choose any site, all van sites are well lined with trees and of a good size, most sites are on a slope and you will need to lift front of van up fairly heigh. The amenities are very old... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a cabin, double and bunks for the kids, super basic cabin, very old, beds not that comfortable. Short walk down to the beautiful Mataranka springs, although we prefer Bitter Springs as its less busy and a prettier setting. Average meal at the restaurant/bar but good atmosphere with the band.

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Gold Coast, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location (in the dry season). Rooms are old and very basic with door lock that can be opened with a business card. Not really suited for a romantic getaway but for anyone seeking basic accommodation with the benefit of free thermal springs; a great place. Very friendly bar, Restaurant and reception staff. I note some people on tripadvisor are... More

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Perth, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Mature aged couple with 20 ft caravan who stayed a week. Friendly and helpful reception who provided map and offered us the choice of sites. Large sites readily available, albeit all dirt ..shade varies from site to site. Ablutions tired but clean and reasonable. Proximity to warm springs, hotel meals/drinks and free nightly entertainment all value add to cheap prices.... More

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Darwin, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The cabins at Mataranka Homestead are very old and basic. You could smell the chlorine when you walked in so the assumption is that it was clean. It was somewhere to put our heads down after a day of driving so it did the job. Probably wouldn't stay there again. Having said that, good atmosphere at the restaurant/bar. Good Aussie... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just pray there is no fire if you stay there as the fire hose reel lies broken on the ground and the perishing hose is in a tangle underneath!!!! I was also dismayed to see the first floor shower leaks over the entrance to the Back Packer rooms. This is a serious health violation and guaranteed way to spread disease.... More

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Hobart, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed in a cabin this July 2014. On arrival we found the door open, when entering the cabin we were quite shocked, as it was old and quite dirty, cobwebs hanging from ceiling and a mass behind the TV. We has to wash the utensils and crockery, the bathroom was a real mess, rotted area between floor and walls,... More

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

2 minute walk to hot spring which is awesome. The camping ground is dusty but you are in the outback so who cares. The pub attached to camp ground had awesome entertainment on nightly. We had a great band and a awesome whip cracker do a show. Loved it

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Cooktown, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we camped in our motorhome at the Homestead last Saturday night and had a ball. Swam in the thermal springs and walked a track by the river. A bonus was a free live band The Three Amigos, who rocked the crowd with some great music. The next morning a little wallaby came right to our door and let us pat... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stayed in a cabin for 2 nights. Very tired and run down but clean and tidy. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good entertainment and thermal pool great. All a little dusty. Needs a good renovation. Would go there again but not in School holidays.

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Address: Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Mataranka

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