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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the evening drinking the pubs own beer made in Mildura I had the feral mixed meal and it was fantastic The meals are pricey but the quality is well worth it .An experience not to be missed on a Flinders ranges holiday

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Moe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here after driving all day and found the rooms to be really good. Yes they were a bit pricey but you are in the middle of nowhere with great facilities. The local beer took a bit of getting used to and the drinks were a bit pricey. The meals were lovely and reasonably priced given location and quality... More 

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Thank Jenny S
Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so looking forward to a night of great food and wine after reading so much in the Tasting Australia website. I stayed one night with an overseas visitor. I had harissa goat and my friend had beef. I love harrisa but this one had no heat and the goat was tough as 'old boots' so I guess it... More 

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Thank Jo2202
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are driving past Parachilna or staying in the central Flinders Ranges this hotel is a must visit. The service is first class and quick. The atmosphere is that of a true country pub and the food..........excellent. The Prairie Hotel was on our bucket list and we arrived with high expectations and it did not disappoint. I had the... More 

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Thank Rjs061
Ballarat, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Father's Day after a much anticipated hype given by reviews only for my husband to fall ill not long after eating the feral mixed grill. Didn't even finish the meal. Was sick and was admitted to Port Augusta hospital with suspected of something wrong with the camel sausage. I would also say that with no table service... More 

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Thank LJNorth64
Clare, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in as we all ways do when up this part of the world, we only stopped for a coffee. It was that good we went back and grabbed a 2nd one. This hotel has a great friendly staff and is an easy stop when in the Flinders Ranges.

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Thank Sommy79
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having pulled off the side of the road hoping for some accommodation and possibly a beer or some food we have never been more disappointed! The bar man barely looked at us as we walked in . When I greeted him he didnt look up he just continued to set tables,which is fair enough but it continued...He proceeded to say... More 

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Thank Aoileann g
Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked in to stay after a long day on the road and was really looking forward to the meal. Had a UK visitor with us and had talked up the reputation of this establishment. Nice setting lovely dining room, great waiter and bar attendant, but the good stuff ended there. Garlic bread was OK the meal was terrible. 2 of... More 

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Thank Shauna26
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called at the Praire pub the other day. The pub was closed so we decided to boil our billy on our small gas cooker for a cuppa until it opened on a table out the front. After a short time a male appeared from inside the pub to open it. I greeted him with a "good morning" and asked if... More 

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Thank collwag
Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed a night, on our way through, and we had dinner, and breakfast there during our stay! Fantastic, cannot praise staff and the food highly enough. Delicious! The room was huge, and warm and comfortable on a cold wet, winters day! Very inviting indeed!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
‘The Prairie’ is where the Flinders Ranges meet the Outback, in Parachilna, SA - population 7! A family owned and run hotel, and licensed since 1876, it is a jewel of the region, a perfect base for exploring the Flinders and Outback, and acknowledged as one of the ‘Hip Hotels of the World’. Accommodation is in 4 freshly refurbished ‘Heritage’ rooms, and 8 architecturally designed, in ground executive and deluxe hotel rooms. The 5 self contained Fettlers Cabins exude Prairie style, and the Prairie ‘Overflow’ provides air-conditioned accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. Locals and visitors, famous and infamous, congregate in the hotel to savour the feral and not-so-feral food for which the Hotel is renowned, enjoy local hospitality, the Art Gallery and just ‘hang out’. Whether it is tours of the area or flights with Fargher Air Safaris to Lake Eyre and beyond, it all starts from the front door of the Hotel. Relax with a Fargher Lager, an FMG (Feral Mixed Grill), and a Parachilna sunset from the front verandah - you never know who you will meet at the Prairie! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Hotel

Address: Cnr High Street & West Terrace, Parachilna, South Australia 5730, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Parachilna
Price Range: $139 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Prairie Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Prairie Hotel Parachilna
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