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Mataranka Homestead

Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan504022 Northampton, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't stay here but the hot springs were amazing, definitely worth a visit if you are going through Mataranka. As we visited in March it was very quiet because it is at the end of the wet season so there only two other people which made it extra special. The remake of the NeverNever ranch was a nice touch... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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74 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stayed here on an overnight stay heading north. We had a nice large sites and the local wallabies come and say hello. The hot springs are next to the caravan park and we had a lovely swim there. Quite a few snakes around but we managed to avoid those.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a cabin for two nights, purely for its location close to the hot springs. The hot springs are absolutely AMAZING and almost make you forget the filth that is the cabins. Almost. The cabins are absolutely revolting-everything was dirty and covered in cobwebs. The front door didn't lock, nor did any of the windows. The young guy on... More

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Paris, France
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24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Sadly, this place is Run-down and dirty. We got a motel-type room and the toilet was not so clean and the sink was clogged. The shared kitchen was absolutely horrendous. It looked like as if it hasn't been cleaned for weeks. There were cobwebs on everything, the grill did not work, and there a lot of stuff lying around. The... More

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Sydney
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Keen to stay somewhere different to Katherine on our drive. Room is VERY basic, shabby, poor to no tv reception but clean. Close walk to hot springs which is worth a stop and swim. Meals at the pub were pub prices, tasty and a reasonable selection. Overall, you get what you pay for - (food and place to sleep) which... More

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kakadu
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Mataranka homestead, thanks for a great stay, wonderful hot springs, great staff, friendly, shower toilet block is pretty basic but always clean, drinks are reasonably priced as is the food which tastes very fresh, it's not the hotel regent, but never the less it has everything I needed and would stay here again no problems, if your with Telstra plenty... More

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Definitely a spot for the youngsters. Cheap place to stay and off the beaten track. A bit of an oasis. Cane toad capital. If you like the smell of fruit bats and certain loud music then this is the place. However, when all said and done, it is amazing what is on offer food wise in a fairly out of... More

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Townsville, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This place has cabins and camp sites. We stayed in a cabin which has it's own shower and toilet. While it's not the Ritz - it's clean, comfortable and airconditioned! The bed was comfortable but only one pillow each. There's a TV but there's onlu one channel but it still breaks up the night.They are old but you need to... More

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sydney,australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Whilst our twin bed motel room was quite ordinary there were a number of pluses worth mentioning.The thermal pool was delightful especially at dusk with few people but plenty of wildlife (including mum and joey) and surrounded by palms and pandanus. We also took an early morning dip before departing the next day. The other big plus is the dining,... More

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Stockton, UK
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105 reviews 105 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and it was a nice place to break up the journey from Darwin to Alice. We stayed in the backpackers and it seemed fairly empty. It's very basic, but its cheap so didn't expect anymore. But it does get incredibly cold at night time and the sheet doesn't really warm you up. We were shaking... More

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Address: Homestead Street, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Mataranka
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Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Mataranka
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