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Eleebana
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28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff were pleasant & helpful from start to finish. The rooms were quite good. There are a range of activities that attract people to the resort and they are all very good' from short walks to scenic plane fights the area has lots to offer and the resort is well situated to take advantage of the area. The rooms are... More 

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Thank NJ69152
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and choosing to stay with us. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and were able to experience some of the attractions. Your comment about the water clarity will be addressed. Hope to see you again. Sincerely. Saqib Anwar More 

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8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The service is slow. They seem confused. Meals weren't great. We had to find cutlery ourselves and get our own water. We had 1 staff member for 40 of us. Rooms are clean but no service once you were there. Water tastes terrible so take some with you.

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Thank Kim G
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Sorry to read your comments and I do thank you for taking the time to share the feedback. I am sorry you did not have an enjoyable stay and assure you of our attention to making improvements in our services. Sincerely. Saqib Anwar More 

Adelaide Hills, Australia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately Wilpena Pound Resort have a captured audience, once you're there, you're there. The blond female staff member was so rude, all the time, and the way she spoke to the two aboriginal trainees was appalling. Having to ask for tea, coffee etc in rooms to be replenished is ridiculous. Rooms dirty and dated. Never again!

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Thank Rogers5251
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback and I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. I am happy to receive some more details on: gm@wilpenapound.com.au in order for us to take corrective measures. Thank you once again and regards. Saqib Anwar More 

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40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful rooms, Camping Ground and safari camps all one need in one place. I spent 2 days here and enjoyed the stay. They serve good quality breakfast and dinner . The best part is the lake flight which run for 20 mins. Must visit place

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Thank Travellinggod
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the first time I've been to Wilpena Pound Resort but the first time I've stayed here in almost 20 years. Its barely changed, which is a good thing. On this trip i camped rather than staying in a chalet and the campsites were well laid out, well-spaced and well-equipped (taps, fire-pits, rocks to sit on). The visitor centre has... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the write up on their website and great location we were expecting a really great place to stay but were totally disappointed. The resort lacks basic maintenance and is overpriced. We paid $225 for basically a motel room with a filthy and noisy air conditioning unit and cracked and holed tiles and mouldy walls in the bathroom. The dining... More 

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Thank Peter M
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Sorry we did not meet your expectations and will be working to make improvements as needed. I do thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and appreciating our amazing location. Sincerely. Saqib Anwar More 

Adelaide
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay was a Camping trip on a powered site.. Location was fantastic and facilities were really good. Toilets and showers were clean and the park is well kept.. Really great place for the family or someone from overseas wanting to see the Outback and it's wildlife... Can't wait to visit again and the walk to the Top of St... More 

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Thank Mardyboy
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit and our camping facilities. We do offer a choice of accommodation types while the camp grounds remain very popular. Hopefully you will try out our Ikara Safari tents on your next visit for that special glamping experience. Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Sincerely. Saqib Anwar More 

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first visit to Wilpena, and we had an amazing time. With all the wild life so close it made it great. The staff were so nice, and very helpful. Thank you for a great weekend. We can't wait to come back for another visit.

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Thank Teresa M
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the highest rating and we do appreciate your stay with us. I am glad you were looked after by our amazing team members and do look forward to your return soon. Sincerely. Saqib Anwar More 

Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had friends visiting from Canada so we thought we'd take them to the majestic Flinders Ranges for a few days. We booked two Eco-tents at Wilpena Resort using a Groupon voucher. With a $75/head surcharge for 'peak season', each Eco-tent worked out to be about $200/night for two people in each tent. Overall, the idea of the Eco-tents is... More 

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Thank Gahmania
WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback and it's great to know you enjoyed the glamping experience offered at our Ikara Safari Tents. We do have a unique product and our location is second to none. We have experienced a colder than normal winter this time and have taken note of your suggestion. We are happy to have looked after your Canadian... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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91 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The resort is to be found in the middlemof a wood in the Flinders range. The rooms are quite nice and roomy, but a bit basic. Beds are good. The swimming pool s not heated, so it can not be used in winter. The food is quite good, with a original use of spices.

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WilpenaPoundResort, General Manager at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and for appreciating our location, product offering and services. Your feedback will be shared with our team members which will be a source of encouragement. Look forward to your future visits as well. Sincerely. Saqib Anwar General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wilpena Pound Resort is the only accommodation in Ikara Flinders Ranges National Park. All rooms are non-smoking. Brachina and Aroona Rooms suit individuals and couples while the Heysen and Edeowie Suites are larger and suitable for families or people needing extra space. Some rooms offer cooking facilities. All rooms are en-suite, have TV, mini fridge, air-conditioning, tea/coffee tray. On site restaurant serving hot meals, bar and bistro. Resort also offers Ikara Safari tents for a great glamping experience as well as powered and unpowered sites for camping. An on site store sells supplies and a visitors center to advise on information about the area and guided walking as well as 4WD tours. Air Wilpena at our private air strip, takes you on air safaris around Flinders ranges and Lake Eyre. RESORT RECEPTION HOURS ARE 7AM TO 6PM DAILY. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilpena Pound Resort

Address: Wilpena Road | via Hawker, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 5434, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Flinders Ranges > Flinders Ranges National Park
Price Range: $135 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wilpena Pound Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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