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Overview
Ross Hwy, Via Alice Springs P.O. Box 3271, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very cool place to visit. The homestead is great to wander around and the food is delicious. Not cheap but it’s to be expected in this location! The cabins are rustic. The campground is delightful, lots of shade, and horses wander through....More

Thank Amelielovestotravel
Response from Lee D, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

The pegs we put out keep disappearing - go figure - our amenities block is on the books for a refurb once our new block is completed!

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Stayed there last week. Had a great time. Watched the galahs get fed every morning at 7.30am. Hope Kevin the peacock and his girlfriends are going well. Nice little huts with air conditioning and clean showers. Great restaurant and bar and lots of historic photos....More

Thank dixie2266
Response from Lee D, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks, glad you liked it

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We called in early in arvo, drove off for sight seeing, came back after 4 and was ignored by the two female reception staff for approx 10mins. We then proceeded to bar to find out that meals had to be ordered by 4. We would...More

Thank Glenys B
Response from Lee D, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Firstly, I apologize for you being ignored - it is not what I want our visitors to experience. We try and advertise as much as we can that dinner needs to be booked - we don't operate as a restaurant in the evening, we have...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

We didn't stay here just dropped in for refreshment and look around as we were sightseeing the East MacDonnell Ranges. The homestead is historic and there are few rooms on display with old furnishings and pictures. There is a good bar/restaurant out the back and...More

Thank Terry_Lobert
Response from Lee D, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Would love to have you come back and stay.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

We paid $35 for a powered site for two. Unpowered sites are $25. The camping area is walking distance from the pub in the historic old homestead, which is all there is at Ross River. The pub has a bit of atmosphere and serves meals....More

Thank DaisyClover
Response from Lee D, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Hope you enjoyed your stay.

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About
Description
Ross River Homestead is situated 85km east of Alice Springs and is set amongst the awe-inspiring East MacDonnell Ranges. Take the time to discover what is a magical part of the great Australian Outback and enjoy More friendly,homely hospitality. Ross River Resort offers: -Rustic cabins with ensuite and air conditioning -Bunkhouse accommodation (seasonal) -Camp ground and caravan park with powered and unpowered sites (bookings not taken except for groups) -Swimming pool and spa -EFTPOS facilities -Dining room in historical homestead -Conference facilities and group catering -Stockman's bar -Bird life -Bushwalking -A haven for artists and writers -Fuel, ice and gas bottle refills -1.4 Km airstrip and helipads - Aviation clubs welcome Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
29
Location
Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
29
Location
Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
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Traveller (97)
Room & Suite (11)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (5)
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kiwisailinggirl
27 September 2016|
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Response from yeti5 | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else I don't know what the official policy is but given the area has lots of wildlife, I should think/ hope not
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"Visit N'dhala Gorge, and if you like rough 4 wheel driving, try Ruby Gap"
rosalies874
8 Aug 2017
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"You can either camp or take a cabin at Ross River."
winglen
14 May 2017
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"Review was for the resteraunt area."
jaybee754
22 Jun 2016
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"Cabins probably vary significantly - ask Qs when booking. Keep away from pool area."
281frap
16 Jun 2016
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