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Perth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me start by saying this place is remote, so you need to be realistic about expectations. The location is spectacular. Right on the door step of some amazing sights, and you can even take helicopter flights to see some of them. Staff tried hard, but some more training might be good for them. Very friendly though, so you can't... More 

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Redland City, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a mix up with our booking arrangements Stacey from management couldn't have been more helpful. We were allocated a bunkhouse and although it had shared bathroom facilities it was clean, warm and comfortable. The restaurant served delicious meals and the scenery from the deck was amazing.It was a wonderful start to our holiday. Thanks for all of the arrangements... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival we were greeted by a lovely young backpacker who made us feel quite welcome. Our room wasn't ready even though it was three in the afternoon. We had a drink in the bar and after a short wait we were shown to our room. It wasn't very clean and could do with a freshen up. Tiles in the... More 

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outback_oasis, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback. We agree that the rooms are more than ready for refurbishment and while we have been restricted in this area for quite some time we now have works scheduled for later this year. In the interim it has always been our approach to offer the highest level of cleanliness and comfort however it appears this... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights here and while it's not fancy, it's clean and beats camping. It has a nice pool, which was a life saver when the temperature was at 37 for 3 days! There is also a little shop where you can purchase snacks and souvenirs and a restaurant with a decent range of burgers, steaks etc for lunch... More 

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outback_oasis, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. I'm so glad to hear that you had the time to really explore the West Mac's. We think the key to taking it in is to slow down and really enjoy it and it seems that is exactly what you did. We hope to see you again Stacey More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in motel unit. Motels are pretty old and in need of updating especially when you are paying $175 a night. Restaurant is top range price wise but superb food. Absolutely beautiful spot with the gorge right out the back door.

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outback_oasis, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your recent experience. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant and with works planned to refurbish the accommodation later in the year we hope that the overall experience will soon be of equal quality. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in Central Australia Stacey More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Glen Helen from Alice Springs with our caravan and family. We expected a caravan park and were provided with an outback experience. The absolute best points were without doubt the magnificent Larapinta Trail nearby. We walked it. We rode it. We loved it. That trail is truly world class. Other good points included the local waterhole, the... More 

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outback_oasis, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. There is so much to see in the West Mac's and it's always great to hear from people who have really taken the time to explore. We hope to see you out this way again Stacey More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We booked for 4 and ended up staying for 5 nights ( which was free for caravan site) We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The resort had a very homely feeling that yes probably did need a bit of updating but that's what made it special to us. At night the entertainment was great with a very talented musician that would... More 

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outback_oasis, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We at Glen Helen think the charm is in the atmosphere and I think you summed it up pretty well. We hope to see you again soon Stacey More 

Sydney
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was our final stop along the west macdonnell ranges. We stayed here for one night. Got lucky with a powered site. Basically two rows of ten powered sites. Lots of cabins and unpowered as well. Easy walk to the gorge with lovely sunset. Lots of helicopter rides happening. Has a restaurant - need to book this as it is... More 

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outback_oasis, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback, it sounds like we had everything you needed Hopefully we'll see you back here again soon Stacey More 

Maryborough, Australia
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64 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The amenities are a bit dated, with lukewarm bore water, but clean. (You must remember that it is the outback). The entertainment 5 nights a week was fantastic, Chris Aronsten can sing and play instruments and is free to watch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I thought this was a strange place ! Over rated in the brochure. We stayed in the bunk rooms as they wanted $175. For a room with bathroom not in our budget if you were planning to have dinner there? Expensive menu . We used the camp barbq👍🏽 found the staff uninteresting slow and not switched on ! Sorry but... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glen Helen Homestead Lodge, previously known as Glen Helen Resort is a Lodge style property with simple, compact and comfortable rooms, great scenic location with old fashioned welcome and outback atmosphere.We are renowned for great personal service, great dining in our Award Winning Restaurant and great live entertainment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

Address: 1 Namatjira Drive | West MacDonnell Ranges Via Alice Springs, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia (Formerly Glen Helen Resort)
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > West MacDonnell National Park
Price Range: $114 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glen Helen Homestead Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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