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67 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

To celebrate our trip we all decided that a few drinks and a feed at the Birdsville Pub was in order. This far out your expectations are not high. In fact the food we all received was good and there was certainly plenty of it. The staff were helpful and it was a pleasant night out.

Thank jeffmunce
BirdsvilleHotel, Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback jeffmunce. Very happy that you enjoyed your visit to our Hotel and we trust that the rest of your trip went well. Cheers More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Having crossed the Simpson Desert we were looking for a night away from the tent and the Birdsville Hotel provided just that. Rooms were spacious, clean and quiet. Tea and coffee facilities were availble and a fridge. Off street parking ensured that our vehicles were safe for the night.A laundry was available if needed. Meals were avaiable at the iconic... More 

Thank Wendy A
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Hi Wendy, many thanks for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Safe travels. More 

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84 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The iconic Birdsville hotel. We spent every night here during the Birdsville races weekend. Lots of singing dancing and drinking and more drinking. Ticketed system for drinks during races worked well but very expensive. All the staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank dbloem73
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Typical motel room but at $170 very expensive, but when you are the only one in town the sky is the limit. Comfortable and clean. Laundry needs more clothes lines and better dryers. Food in the restaurant is average and expensive. However when in Birdsville it's all about the experience!!

Thank ricapoody
Lakes Entrance, Australia
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Have seen more interesting pubs through Australia . Windy weather conditions gave insight to life at Birdsville. Just a money spinner town. Accomodation looked good, didnt eat or stay long. Was disappointed actually but always wanted to go there, so now i have.

Thank downinglois
Melbourne, Australia
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359 reviews
117 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed two nights on our APT tour in a motel unit behind the hotel and found the unit to be comfortable and clean with a good shower. The hotel has a lot of atmosphere with two bars, a large restaurant and an even larger outdoor area serviced by the restaurant. On cooler nights you can sit around an open... More 

1 Thank David S
jofort2016, Guest Relations Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

Best wishes and thanks for your comments More 

Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We miss out on lunch as we got into town after 2pm. We were disappointed but stay for a drink. The place is full of history and keeps you looking all around as you drink your drink. It's a must visit. Great service. They have a sign up to dis arrange mobile phone use. Great idea!

Thank Hayley B
jofort2016, General Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

The kitchen closes at 2pm as we have to allow our chefs and kitchen staff to have a break before the evening service - that being said I am sorry that you missed out on the lunch menu. Thanks for the feedback and the positive comments. More 

Ballan, Australia
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88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I stayed in the cabin accommodation and it was pleasant and spacious. One uses the general bathrooms of the Caravan Park, but there were plenty of showers. The room was spacious and clean and the bed comfortable. It is within walking distance of the Birdsville Pub and the river.

Thank Arthur C
Albury, Australia
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230 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Arrived by plane as part of a small tour and stayed the night. Tour of the town first with Kevin from Desert Edge Tours then drinks and dinner in the pub. The pub was as iconic as all the pictures show with a large range of interesting characters there for drinks. The meal was well presented and tasty. The hotel... More 

Thank Shirley D
jofort2016, General Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

fantastic - that's great, we're so glad we ticked your boxes! More 

Upper Moutere, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed 2 nights as part of an APT touring group. Had been wanting to visit this icon of Outback pubs for nigh on twenty years; finally got there and in comfort and some style too! All one can say is "Bloody Good" and it was very much what we expected it to be. Bar and restaurant areas atmosphere... More 

1 Thank zbsanke

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Address: Adelaide Street, Birdsville, Queensland 4482, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Birdsville
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“Book before you arrive or arrive very early”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book well ahead.”
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“Birdsville is a great place. Just take it as it comes.”
 of 5 bubbles 270bbb, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front bar is an icon.”
 of 5 bubbles IvanSplat, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Birdsville has one of the best Visitor Info centres”
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