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Ross River Resort

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for an event with over 700 attendees, but I had my 3 young girls with me too. It has some magic this place, in beautiful surrounds and only a short ride out of Alice. The cabins are rustic but we were very comfortable! We all slept so well! Very clean. If we go through Alice again I... More 

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Naracoorte, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent scenic road out to station but the man at desk was absolutely sick of tourists. I wasn't sure if he was just joking or plain rude, it appeared to be the latter i am afraid. Just stick to magnificent gorges on the way and remember to read signs.

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Glenbrook, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the good fortune to spend a couple of days camping at Ross River Resort. A beautiful place with all the amenities you need for camping. There are many beautiful walks in remote valleys to explore with a definite sense of the outback!

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Ross River for an event but when we arrived there were only a few people there. It is a lovely spot. Over the weekend, the numbers rose to 700+ people but you could still get a hot shower and have room to move. The staff worked closely hard to keep everything clean and functioning and we had... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived late afternoon looking for a powered site to find the place fully booked by Rogaine for the weekend. However they allowed us to camp on the grassed area in front of the main building (this is a big thing as grass is not something these places will usually let vehicles onto) and connect to a power source with access... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is worth the 78 km drive to the end of the East MacDonnell Ranges. Staff very friendly and helpful. No need to book in for powered site at 40 dollars per night. Lots of space in lovely setting with clean toilet area and lots of showers. Homestead is beautifully perserved with large dining area and bar full of lots... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The original homestead built around 1890 is the hub of this rustic resort. Located about 80km east of Alice amongst the East MacDonnall ranges, the trip out on an excellent road is a beaut experience in itself. We called in for lunch and can recommend the burger, with the lot! Didn't need dinner.... The resort has a caravan park as... More 

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Maryborough, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is a beautiful place to stay. They have walks available from moderate to very easy. You can have a fire if you wish. Fire wood is available if you don't bring your own. The Homestead is beautiful and you can sit back in comfort while having a drink. The food and all staff are very good and helpfull. There... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Beautiful drive through East McDonnell Ranges en route - lots of good walks along the way. Cabin very basic, forgot to put towels in room, but cheerily fixed. Central communal eating area very big with one intimate dining room for hire. Food very basic. It's fine as long as you don't expect much. It's the outback, so apparently an occasional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights a this lovely resort with our family and friends. Beautiful spot with lovely views. Clean facilities. Staff very friendly and helpful. Did day trips around the area to all the gorges. Highly recommend a stay for a few nights rest. Thanks Jodie and Mel!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ross River Homestead is situated 85km east of Alice Springs and is set amongst the awe-inspiring East MacDonnell Ranges. Take the time to discover what is a magical part of the great Australian Outback and enjoy friendly,homely hospitality. Ross River Resort offers: -Rustic cabins with ensuite and air conditioning -Bunkhouse accommodation (seasonal) -Camp ground and caravan park with powered and unpowered sites (bookings not taken except for groups) -Swimming pool and spa -EFTPOS facilities -Dining room in historical homestead -Conference facilities and group catering -Stockman's bar -Bird life -Bushwalking -A haven for artists and writers -Fuel, ice and gas bottle refills -1.4 Km airstrip and helipads - Aviation clubs welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ross River Resort

Address: Ross Hwy, Via Alice Springs | P.O. Box 3271, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range: $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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