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Bittern, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the hotel to see how it related to Red Dog the movie but there wasn't even an info board. The Red Dog Memorial in Dampier had a little info but apparently the best place to go is Karratha library if you want to know about Red Dog.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed just one night passing through and to be honest the thing that strikes you most is the fantastic potential going to waste. A view to die for, a great site, but it looks like no one cares. Anyway the room was passable for $99 , the shower was hot and the kettle boiled ... Enuf sed

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NickBond1, Owner at Dampier Mermaid Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we always appreciate both positive and negative feedback. We have done extensive work around the hotel in the last 12 months with further upgrades to commence soon. We have an average of 150-200 guests per week and believe our room rates are very competitive and reasonable for the standard received, our $99 rooms are our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here just to have a cold drink after looking around Dampiers port area. The people and the staff too here are friendly. We sat outside and fed crisps to the birds. Noticed that the place has extensive menus on various nights, and a Courtesy Bus which is always a bonus. Very clean toilets too. Seems family friendly. Would... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent, well prepared & presented meals. Good value for the price. Lovely view. Huge plates - crayfish mornay with chips, 2 slices of garlic bread & salad and schnitzel surf and turf -fresh sweet prawns- with chips and salad were big enough that we didn't need to eat for the rest of the day. Don't mind paying mining town -... More 

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Paraburdoo, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Well we were not too sure what to expect from the Mermaid Restaurant but we are so glad we ate here. Such value for money, and the food was really good! I had the Oven roasted lamb shanks and 2 great big shanks came out in a bowl, the meat was so tender and falling off the bone, the taste... More 

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Thank Clarice C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Well situated, recently renovated, comfortable Hotel. We enjoyed the 'all you can eat' barbecue on a Sunday night. Our room had a lovely ocean view and was equipped with tea and coffee making facilities along with a fridge. Air conditioned and comfy bed.

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Thank Lynda R
South Hedland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I like staying at the Mermaid it is very clean and nice staff is awesome, food is nice , rooms are nice , pub is nice to go and relax and watch footy, or just meeting mates and making new friends, walking to the beach is about 1 min and it is beautiful to see the sun set and come... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I stay here once a month for work. Rooms are neat and tidy, TV selection is huge and the pub grub is great. The girls at the bar/reception/restaurant are alway friendly and welcoming. The hotel is a little rough around the edges but this is Dampier, not Perth. I only overnight there but every trip I get the fish and... More 

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Thank Gerrad M
Exmouth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We decided to hide here for lunch on a very hot day. Beer was cold, bar well air conditioned & typical pub food. The serves where large, very large. All 4 meals where fine, no complaints. Would have lunch there again.

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Thank Sylvia B
Colonel Light Gardens
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Great local pub in the Pilbra. Steaks and Seafood are great. Many good yarns with the locals. Try the barramundi. Pop down the road and have a pic with Red Dog or pop into Karratha. Plenty of easy parking. Pool table and nice outdoor seating.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dampier Mermaid Hotel & Motel, Western Australia overlooks Hampton Harbour and is situated only 100m from the beach, 7km from the airport and 13km from Karratha. We extend a warm welcome to you to come and experience the hospitality of this family owned and operated business and become a part of The Dampier Mermaid family. Driving in to The Dampier Mermaid Hotel complex you'll see the main hotel wing on your left consisting of the main Sports Bar, Sirens Restaurant, the Function Room and the Breakfast room area. Adjacent to restaurant and function rooms is the beer garden which overlooks picturesque King Bay & Hampton Harbour offering spectacular views. Behind this is the Motel section consisting of 68 rooms with the option of rooms in our lovely quiet courtyard or our spectacular ocean view rooms overlooking the picturesque King Bay & Hampton Harbour.We are a 3.5 star motel with a very lively pub atmosphere at the front of the Hotel, suitable for families, couples, lone females, lone males, and business reps, actually everyone and is suitable for all age groups.We are very proud that we have taken a 40+ year old Hotel/Motel that was run down 7 years ago and continued to reinvest the money back into the hotel to make it what it is today.... a thriving successOne of the more common comments we get from our customers, is they had a blast (great time), when they either stayed or frequented the hotelThere is generally at any given time two owners and two managers on the property 24 hours a day, who are always available and ready to assist if you have any issues, comments, feedback, in other words ready to accommodate your needs Famous Red Dog Red Dog was a Kelpie/cattle dog cross who was well-known for his travels throughout WA's Pilbara region. Red Dog's story and statue have caught the attention of a millions of people throughout Australia and around the world through a feature film about Red Dog which was filmed on location in Dampier costing about $8 Million dollars to make. Mermaid Hotel of course was represented, so whenever passing through Dampier, come and visit the statue and the Mermaid Hotel and compare what you saw on film to what is real life. Mermaid Hotel has old photos of the hotel as well as stills from the movie as well as lots of Red Dog merchandise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dampier Mermaid Hotel

Address: 5 Nielsen Pl, Dampier, Western Australia 6713, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > The Pilbara > Dampier
Price Range: $73 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 68
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