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Mataranka Homestead

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Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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  • 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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Sale, Australia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
32 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have stayed here several times over the years on our return to Darwin but never again. The thermal springs are still worth a visit but stay somewhere else. Filthy would not begin to describe the current condition - it used to be very nice. Cabins are dirty and falling apart. Rubbish bins overflowing or tipped over. Barmaids use hands to... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Less than basic accommodation - dirty floors in cabin, dead cockroaches, broken shelves, poor air conditioning. Very upset and bitterly disappointed. If their brochures and web site told the truth no one would go there. Did not go swimming just wanted to get out of there. Was once probably an excellent place to stay, not any more.

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22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The thermal spring shouldn't be missed. Other than that you can give this place a pretty wide berth. Infrastructure, major trees and layout suggest this was once a fantastic spot that someone put a lot of effort into. However now it is badly run down. Amenities are filthy. Screening plants between sites are nearly all gone. Common area had a... More

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Wollongong, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Why such a place as this is called a resort? Ideal location. Reception top level bar/ restaurant great then it went downhill. 1. First look the rooms seemed ok until a closer inspection you'll find dust gathered in the corners. 2. Mosquitoes! 1000's too late get some from reception (closed) solution - turn fan on medium and they won't come... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had a motel room - it was quite basic and servicing was a bit erratic. We managed to get one towel for two people but scored two teaspoons, while a colleague staying by themselves in another double room manged to get two towels and no spoons. It is that sort of place. It is only a short walk from... More

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Cairns, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were disappointed to see that there was rubbish lying about on our walks and that the only laundry was right up the end of the "no dog zone". As we have a 14yo mini foxie we were placed in the "dog zone" which we actually thought was a nicer area than the "dog free zone" but the walk with... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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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Address: Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Mataranka
Number of rooms: 33

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