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Boulia Desert Sands Motel

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Mount Isa, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed in Boulia for the night to explore the town with the kids on their motorbikes for something different to do. Clean rooms, friendly owners, recommend staying here. Price was very reasonable for a family of 5. We had free wi-fi, microwave, toaster in the room.

Thank Lisa H
Erlangen, Germany
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Boulia Deserf Sands Motel is a convenient place to overnight in Birdsville. I thoroughly enjoyed the stay. The room was spaceous and clean and the bed was comfortable. I enjoyed the evening a lot, watching locals and travellers at the charming bar. The room was very quiet at night. I´d love to stay again.

Thank blauemadeleine
Uppsala County, Sweden
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Comfortable, clean and with what you need: bathroom with shower, fridge and AC. Full breakfast can be ordered in the evening and is delivered at door in the morning. Small shaded area outside each room.

Thank Gunnar S
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Really comfortable and very clean rooms. The owner John was waiting for us and was a really lovely welcome after being on the road all day. Beds were very comfortable and we all had a really good sleep. The rooms have a few extra items including toaster and microwave. I highly recommend a stay

Thank Lisa S
south carolina
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Traveling through Australia for the last seven months I have to give John credit not for his motorcycle or American Classic ride but his very well mannered Shepard. Loved his dog appreciated a cold beer. You will enjoy staying here. Very well run with decent rooms especially since you really are starting to get out there. John is very knowledgable...

Thank jbech
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed June 1, 2016

It is a comfort to relax after a long drive through the desert country surrounding Boulia and betwen Birdsville and Boulia. The Rooms are clean and comfortable with friendly owners and staff to make sure your stay is enjoyed.

Thank Christopher C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed May 7, 2016

This was a lovely place to spend a couple of nights in Boulia. Very friendly owners, with two gorgeous dogs! Rooms were spacious, comfortable bed, great shower, flat-screen tv, and free wi-fi accessible (though I did have to sit outside my door for it to work sometimes). Would definitely recommend Desert Sands. :)

Thank NephOzB
Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

After a long drive and arriving in the early hours of the night, it was lovely to be greeted by a friendly and welcoming lady. The rooms are lovely and clean. I had the best sleep, which I rarely do when going on long business trips. The couple who run the motel are wonderful and had the best breakfast!!

Thank Olivene Y
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed here before attempting the Donahue/Plenty Highways to Alice Springs about 1000km. The motel was welcoming and friendly, with plenty of helpful information on the travel in front of us. The room was large, comfortable and clean, with an excellent shower. The breakfast cook, John the Kiwi, was prompt, cooked a really good breakfast, and had good advice about our...

Thank Al M
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Comfortable ,clean and easy walking distance around town,to the river and the airport. Genevieve told us about local acitivities like the Spring Fair, Museum was full of information about the MinMin lights. Boulia is a small town but full of activities, well kept gardens and homes. well worth stopping for a visit.

Thank Tattraveller
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Address: Herbert St., Boulia, Queensland 4829, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Boulia
Number of rooms: 12
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“I think all rooms very good.”
jbech, Jun 18, 2016 | Read review
“It pays to book ahead”
411alm, Sep 15, 2015 | Read review
“Easy walk from the airport.”
Tattraveller, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were good, any that you get appears very good”
718taniab, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“Book ahead as it is a popular place for travellers.”
Ronl854, Aug 31, 2014 | Read review
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