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“Best value in town” 3 of 5 stars
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113 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 860, Australia   |  
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Tennant Creek
Sydney, Australia
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“Best value in town”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The refurbished rooms are at the back of the pub, very central position, very clean and comfortable. Nice firm bed. Best value in town. Don't be put off by the look of the pub from the outside. We have stayed in other more expensive hotels in town, but this one meets most expectations and you dont get many more facilities in the more expensive hotels.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

The room is actually very good! I was also put off by the first impression, my husband question me for not booking the other motels.

The beds are comfortable. The bathroom is very model and clean.

Definitely recommended

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The reviews for all of the motels in Tennant Creek are not that encouraging and I took a punt with the Goldfields Hotel/motel and booked via Wotif. This was fortunate as the hotel looked a bit rough on the outside and we would have probably gone elsewhere. First impressions can be misleading as the rooms are very good and the locals are well behaved. The town is not at all like Bourke and there were no boarded up shops or high security fences.
The rooms have been recently refubished to a reasonably high standard. The room is well lit, very clean, has a modern bathroom and comfortable beds. It's a pity that they didn'd replace the noisy in-wall airconditioner with a quiete split unit as well. One tip - the air conditioner is turned on with a switch between the beds. The staff were very helfpul and friendly. The pub (and town) were quiet during the night (midweek) and we slept well.
The Wotif price was $110 twin share which was very reasonable compared with some of the other places.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Second time I have stayed here - and now wont stay anywhere else in Tennant. A pleasant surprise a couple of years ago when i couldnt get accommodation at either Bluestone or Eldorado - a bit apprehensive being a single female but was surprised then and not disappointed this trip. The rooms have had a refurb and done very tastefully - not the lick and promise a refurb in the NT usually means. Good quality fittings and although the walk in shower only has a shower curtain (which i personally dont like) you can easily shower with it out of the way - so great big space.
The night we stayed was the chef's first nite so only T Bone available for dinner - but the best surprise was waiting over the road - Wok's Up - chinese restaturant. We couldnt have been happier - great accommodation and great food across the road.
Seriously you should consider this place if you need to stop off in Tennant Creek. You do have to 'check in' at the bar but if you can get past that - you wont be sorry

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 113 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 860, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Tennant Creek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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