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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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A bit dusty but this is NT. Manager very friendly. Facilities clean and water drinkable. Best out of the other sites in Mataranka. Bitter springs are close by. they play "We of the Never Never" daily in the bar area. Paid $28/ night.

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Darwin, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed for one night in a cabin. The cabin was run down, but comfortable. The staff were very helpful and the bistro and entertainment on the saturday night was great. The thermal pool was only a two minute walk from our cabin, and although busy was still a lovely spot to have a swim. Only a four hour drive... More

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13 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stopped off for one night in an unpowered site. Cost for 2 adults, 3 kids over 5 yrs was $34. The camp ground is very busy this time of year, so be prepared to be very close to your neighbours. The reception/store is well run and staff friendly. The bistro/bar area is well presented, caters for many people. Food... More

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

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