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    Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    1 Namatjira Drive | West MacDonnell Ranges Via Alice Springs, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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    Reviewed 10 September 2015

    Spent our first night of our outback adventure here. Location is stunning, nice grassy camp spot. Facilities were clean and adequate. Homestead staff very welcoming and helpful. Dinner very good and quite fancy! Had a fabulous campfire (note you have to go off the property...More

    Thank Snarqandco
    Response from outback_oasis, Assistant to General Manager Shelagh O'Brien at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    Dear Snarqandco Thank you for sharing your recent experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. Camping, cheery fire, live music and a good meal; It sounds like you experienced the very best of Glen Helen and the West Macs! You make a good point about the...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

    We camped here on the unpowered sites and the stand was nice and shady. The facilities are rustic but clean with nice hot water for the showers. The homestead is interesting and the staff helpful. We loved the love music as well. All in all...More

    Thank Pieter P
    Response from outback_oasis, Assistant to General Manager Shelagh O'Brien at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    Dear Pieter P, Thank you for sharing your recent experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. It is so nice to hear of such a wonderful stay and I’m glad that you had the opportunity to explore the homestead and enjoy the live music. I hope...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2015

    This was my favourite place to stay, far from a resort but such a beautiful place to wake up to and a relaxed rustic way, bathrooms not in very good condition but the price is so cheap and it fits with the rustic look.vwe stayed...More

    Thank Paunobs
    Response from outback_oasis, Assistant to General Manager Shelagh O'Brien at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    Dear Paunobs, It is such a beautiful complement to hear that Glen Helen was your favourite place to stay. My own initial experience here was camping in a swag and one of my favourite memories is waking up on that first morning to the sunrise...More

    Reviewed 6 September 2015

    Really well placed at the end of the sealed Larapinta Rd servicing Standley Chasm, Ormiston Gorge, Ochre pits, Kathleen Springs and other sites.Overpriced. Amenities very tired - even after allowing for the highly mineralised water. Grass good cover. Visa surcharge was outrageous at $2.20 per...More

    Thank Ingrid H
    Response from outback_oasis, Assistant to General Manager Shelagh O'Brien at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    Dear Ingrid H Thank you for sharing your recent experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. I am sorry to hear that you felt the offering was overpriced; our aim is to be fair while allowing for the cost of operating with some unique challenges posed...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

    What a great location. Ok, so people who in reviews have talked about the basic nature of the accommodation are right. But that's to be expected - it's completely in the middle of nowhere. My motel room was nice - it was clean and comfortable,...More

    Thank ShellyAus
    Response from outback_oasis, Assistant to General Manager Shelagh O'Brien at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    Dear ShellyAus Thank you for sharing such a wonderful experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. Our aim has always been to create a friendly, comfortable and welcoming experience while allowing the beauty of the landscape to speak for itself and your review suggests that is...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$52 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    Namatjira Gallery Restaurant
    35 reviews
    .05 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Ochre Pits
    35 reviews
    23.33 km away
    Ormiston Gorge
    7 reviews
    8.40 km away
    Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park
    20 reviews
    38.07 km away
    Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve
    11 reviews
    39.35 km away
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    Tim W
    We are a group of 4 doing the trail and would like to stay Tuesday 19th May for 1 night. We want to experience the Homestead and the dining as it has been recommended to us by Rhys, one of the chopper pilots not so long back. Is there a spot where we can pitch our tents for the night.?
    4 May 2015|
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    Response from outback_oasis | Property representative |
    Hi there, thanks for your enquiry. We should have no problem accomodating you with unpowered camping on 19th May and this costs $12 per adult. Alternatively we have Motel rooms, ($175 per double/twin) or bunkhouse ($35 pp... More
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    Sueby63
    WE are looking at possibly being in the area in May/June enquiring availability and if the powered sites also have Water and Shade also are you dog friendly we have a Schnauzer desexed, chipped and fully immunised with certificate Thank you
    26 February 2015|
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    Response from outback_oasis | Property representative |
    Dear Sueby63 thanks for your enquiry. Glen Helen will have a powered site available for you in May June, with the suggestion you aim to avoid June 5,6 and 7 as we have a folk festival during these dates which will be busy... More
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    "Paying for the experience of the outback and not a 5 star resort. Small rooms however you're only in them..."
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    "Ask for a renovated room, if they are completed. Otherwise carry on to Alice Springs."
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    "all about the same, ones facing the ranges give a better view"
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    "Bring your own tent or caravan :-/"
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