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BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park

170 Whitewood Road, Howard Springs, Northern Territory 0835, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Denmark, Australia
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great caravan park with very helpful staff. One of the staff spent a lot of time suggesting where to go, what to see, etc. (sorry can't remember her name!) We especially liked the ability to choose our own site which was spacious, grassy and tidy. About 30 minute drive into Darwin, but good if you want to stay out of... More 

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Northam, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a number of nights. Site was big enough but amenities were ordinary and dirty, expensive for a simple powered site in a shabby park, Too many sites, it's all about the money. Park is also a long way from Darwin. Would not recommend this park. We wont be back.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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245 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this park. Huge grassed site near the entrance and the smaller of the two pools. So rarely used, it felt like I had my own private swimming pool. Lovely shaded area, a spa, and the water temp was perfect. Handy to an IGA, cafe, few shops and a couple of bottle shops. Driving distance though, as it's too warm... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hi. We are still here because we are loving the place but the one problem here is that the grounds people all travel over 10kmh (well over). I understand it is a boring speed to adhere to but we have young kids running around and so do others. It is only a matter of time until someone gets cleaned up.... More 

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BIG4HowardSprings, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and to let us know your thoughts about your stay. We are very pleased you are loving our park and would like to once again apologise for the speeding issue that you raise. Guest feedback is greatly appreciated as we use it to review and improve our services so thanks... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The cabin we were assigned to stay in was very poorly maintained and far from clean. There was pubic hair all through the bathroom, food scraps under beds, 2 towels to share between 4 people and there was a unimaginable odour filling the room. We later discovered on the 2nd night that there was rotten/mouldy chicken soup fermenting in the... More 

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BIG4HowardSprings, Owner at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our park, your feedback is very important to us as we strive to improve upon every guest’s experience. We are very disappointed with what happened during your stay and would once again like to take this opportunity to apologise. We have investigated how this occurred and have since put... More 

Townsville, Australia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were situated at the rear of the park where it was nice and quiet. The amenities were fantastic in relation to toilets and showers as most were shower/toilet/vanity in one and always clean and plenty of them. Park is quite shady. Service was friendly and helpful. The only problem was that most of the washers and dryers were out... More 

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BIG4HowardSprings, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Caralea and thank you for the five star review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here and found our amenities fantastic and as clean as can be. Thank you for your kind comments about the team here and we have taken note about your laundry comments which will be actioned quickly upon. We do hope to have... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a marvellous time at Big 4 Howard Springs, the people we met there were very friendly and when a problem with the amenities was noted it was acted upon. It appears as the vans have got bigger the sites have stayed the same size which is a fact at most van sites around Australia

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BIG4HowardSprings, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your experience at our park Jenny and we are so pleased that you had a marvellous time. We take great pride in what we do here so we are pleased to learn that you found our service and facilities to your liking. You're right in saying that the vans... More 

Warrnambool, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not worthy of big 4 name. We use them everywhere, never second guess. I will not take it for granted. Rude staff, booked months ago, request site. Arrive and get site way down the back. Leave, lose deposit, they call back after we had left and told they have a special site. All too late, friends stayed and had similar... More 

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BIG4HowardSprings, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are sorry to read your feedback and we apologise that your requested site wasn't immediately available. As you would have noticed during your travels throughout the top end it has been an extremely busy time, more so than usual, and we have been trying to accommodate and please everyone. We hope that you had a great time in the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights with our family of 5. Site was big enough (but beside the noisy road), amenities were ordinary and dirty, we lost all water for half a day, sewerage smell near the toilets was pretty average and all this for just $75 per night!!! Pretty damn expensive for a simple powered site in a... More 

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BIG4HowardSprings, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us and we are sorry to hear that you did not find the park good value on this occasion. We have a significant investment and commitment to providing quality facilities and additional activities for our guests, especially during peak periods such as the time you visited... More 

Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not worthy of a Big 4 ticket. Sites are more like postage stamps too small and therefore cars are half on the road and half on the site. We stayed in an ensuite which was ok but the site was very small. Little sign of any park maintenance being done or sites watered when people leave. Too many... More 

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BIG4HowardSprings, Guest Relations Manager at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, responded to this review

Feedback is very important to us and we thank you for taking the time to let us know yours. We are most disappointed to read your review as we strive to maintain the highest possible standards in our park during the very popular and busy dry season. During you stay with us we hope you enjoyed visiting Kakadu and Litchfield... More 

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