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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stopped off here on my way from Ularu to Darwin in my camper. Lured by the onsite hot spring and bar and food. I was not disappointed. Having had other sites on the route as noisy or 'food not on tonight', this was a great haven, together with the hot spring swim just a Cole of minute's walk. Onsite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location! Only a short walk down to the hot springs! The homestead has a nice bar/pub. Meal was nice and reasonably priced. Staff were very friendly. Room was reasonably priced, basic but had everything needed, although was a little outdated. Would be 100% better if a little money was spent on each room, new shower heads and fixtures, toilet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very dirty rooms and smelly. Massive wait for food for breakfast and dinner. Food at best call it average. If you want to call your selves a "Resort" there is a expectation in your mind, this place fails on ALL levels. Save your $$$ and book into the Manor down the road. We left a day early from our stay... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole place was a disgusting mess! Not sure what they spend your money on, but it's definitely NOT cleaning or STAFF!!! We had a cabin and our travel companions had a motel room. BOTH were revoltingly dirty!!! The facilities in the motel room didn't include a single cupboard or even a CHAIR to put suitcases on. The shower looked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are lovely and helpful and the meal at the hotel was OK. That's the extent of the positives and there must be accommodation standards that this place is breaking. The cabins are run down and dilapidated, the motel rooms are worse than dodgy places I've stayed in Asia, there is not one working BBQ in the whole park... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would not recommend this in a million years. Mould everywhere, dirty sink, cook top that doesn't work and $120 a night. No thanks. Only good thing about it is the bat and food, the pools are nice but not worth the price tag. Would much rather go down the road to bitter springs for a swim.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 Days ! best place best people best thermal pool best wildlife in a middle of nowhere people who criticize this place are people dissatisfied with their lives ! THIS PLACE AWAY FROM EVERYTHING IS IN THE TOP LEVEL RELAX AND BE HAPPY

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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 March 18, 2015

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 March 9, 2015

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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