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Barkly Homestead

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Darwin, Australia
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Barkly Homestead for one night after our long drive from Darwin. It had everything we wanted, hot showers, clean linen and a comfortable bed. The price was a little expensive ($150) for a standard room but I guess you can't really argue when it doesn't have any competitors close by and is everything you want when travelling.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not initially plan to stay here but so glad we did. Lovely staff, good food and a level drive-through site. Had a real Homestead feel, with Jackaroos and Jillaroos enjoying some Sunday Arvo R and R at the next table.

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Thank Deborah N
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Deborah N! Thanks so much for your kind review. I'm so pleased to hear you decided to stay with us and joined us for some food. Enjoy the rest of your trip, we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would recommend staying here. We had a couple of cabins which were very good. We went into the pub and had a couple of great steaks. Despite being close to the road we still found the rooms to be quiet. Probably because there is not a great deal of traffic along the road. Good place to stay.

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Thank Kieron J
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Kieron J! Thanks so much for your great review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and managed to join us for dinner! I have passed your words onto the chefs. Enjoy the rest of your trip and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed one night as most people do , the rooms were very clean and comfortable , found the staff were very friendly nothing to much trouble , food was excellent , the whole atmosphere of the place was above expectations , I really think if your not happy about the accommodation and food you must be very hard to please,... More 

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Thank ROY P
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Roy P! Thanks so much for your fantastic review! Its reviews like this that really keep us going out here. Its so nice to hear from people who appreciate what we do. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay and meals, and that the staff were working as well as ever. Happy staff and happy customers really make... More 

Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long drive down from Borroloola to find a great park was very welcome, large drive through sites with good amenities, a short walk to find a pleasant bar and restaurant with great atmosphere and a young girl on guitar singing country music was a surprise, the staff were friendly and service was spot on and with good prices,... More 

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Thank Bill M
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Bill M! Thanks so much for your fantastic review! Its so nice to hear from people who appreciate what we do. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay and meals, and that the staff were working as well as ever. We are very lucky to have had some great musicians the past few months and i'm glad you... More 

Tenterfield, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very modern looking rooms very comfy bed and a great hot shower. The restaurant food was amazing really enjoyed it. Facilities were great. The gift shop was great too. Lovely stay, only stayed over night.

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1 Thank BLong-93
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi BLong-93 ! Thanks so much for your great review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and managed to join us for some food and a look around our gift shop! We hope to see you again in the future. Enjoy your trip! More 

Quillan, France
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59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK we only stopped for lunch - it wasaround 44 centigrade, free coffee to start polus free bottle of cold water. Two very good meals substantial, fresh and cheap. Beer ice cold. No shade to park the bike, but hey thats life.

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2 Thank john h
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi John H, Thanks for your review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch stop here and hope to see you again in the future. Enjoy the rest of your trip! More 

Moama, Australia
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow out in the middle of nothing is this pleasant surprise. Happy hour to boot and the best steaks ever. Keep up the good work. Budget cabins were clean and tidy. Van sites looked good with drive through option. Main toilets in pub could do with upgrading but all else good.

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1 Thank Sue D
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Sue D! Thank you for your great review. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and i'm so pleased to hear you managed to join us for happy hour and some food afterwards. Enjoy the rest of your trip and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Springwood, Australia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An oasis in the middle of nowhere. Not the only pub to claim the first and last into NT but certainly the best as far as we are concerned. Stayed in a powered caravan site and treated ourselves to dinner in the pub. A great feed and we really enjoyed the live music. Very friendly staff were a highlight of... More 

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Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Pete F! Wow what a lovely review! I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, your title of 'the best' has made our day. Its great to hear you joined us for some food and live music, and that the staff were working well as always. I have passed your kind words onto everybody. Thank... More 

Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When there is literally one game in town, and it’s a roadhouse, your expectations need to be tempered. However, the restaurant at the roadhouse proved to be much better than even non-roadhouse expectations. They offered a thick burger, cooked and prepared to order and the chips there were some of the best we’ve had anywhere in Australia - thick, crispy... More 

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1 Thank Julie R
Andrew M, Manager at Barkly Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Julie R! Thank you so much for your great review! I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meals. And it is even better to hear that it is not just us that LOVES the chips. The daily torture of 'chips' or 'salad' is ongoing for us out here! Thanks again. Enjoy the rest of your trip and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barkly Homestead is situated 220km east of Tennant Creek on the Barkly Highway. The Homestead offers a variety of services including fuel, excellent accomodation and fantastic bar and grill. It is a welcome stopover on the long journey across the Barkly Highway. A true oasis in the desert. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barkly Homestead

Address: Corner of Barkly & Tablelands Highways | Barkly Tablelands, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0862, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Number of rooms: 21
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