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Curtin Springs Wayside Inn

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  • Excellent29%
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“free camping”(20 reviews)
“ayers rock”(18 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this place by accident because it was one of the few petrol stations on the way to Yulara. Saw a sign about camping so we inquired about pricing since the campground in Yulara is astronomically expensive. This place? FREE. No kidding. Yes, it's...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to our stay here. I booked here because I baulked at paying the Yulara prices and it seemed a brilliant option- family run - their own beef in the “bough shed”, home cooked meals and a family welcome. Unfortunately Curtin...More

1  Thank sarah g
Response from Lyndee S, Manager at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 4 days ago

Hello Sarah G, thank you for your kind words about our accommodation and I'm glad we were able to provide an option for you for your family to visit Central Australia. Prices in remote locations do need to reflect the infrastructure, facilities and distances travelled...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used this place as a stop between Uluru climbs and visiting the Olgas. The site is super basic, we paid extra for power - so we could cook and use the heater. No idea if there is a camp kitchen... Toilets were adequate, but pretty...More

2  Thank Bryony H
Response from Lyndee S, Manager at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bryony, Thank you for taking the time to put up a review. Did you let someone know that the hot water wasn't working in the campground? They are an instant gas system, so there should always be hot water. We have a free BBQ...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved it here guys. Got to meet Peter Severin. Lovely gentleman. Had a nice little yarn with him.Had tea there on our second night after we got back there late from Ayers Rock. The T-Bone was awesome. I've read a couple of bad reviews and...More

2  Thank Melissa G
Response from Lyndee S, Manager at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Mel for understanding and appreciating. I hope you had an amazing visit to Central Australia!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Stop over to get dinner a week ago. Left hungry. Could not get served. Not even to order. Staff frantic and bar area blocked by group around white bearded man (? Management) joking with his friends for an hour while I waited to try to...More

2  Thank Carole G
Response from Lyndee S, Manager at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 12 July 2018

Wow, we really didn't do anything right did we? It has been the busiest week on record in Central Australia with lots of visitors making their way to the Centre. Can I ask - if you were close enough to to hear conversations than how...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$54 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$54 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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John S
9 January 2018|
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Response from Lyndee S | Property representative |
Good morning John Thank you for your enquiry about staying with us in June. At this point we do have powered sites available over late June early July 2018. • In the campground, the powered sites will be $45 per night... More
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luvkylz
26 December 2016|
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Response from Dick O | Reviewed this property |
Suggest contacting the operators to check for availability.
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luvkylz
26 December 2016|
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Response from Lyndee S | Property representative |
Good afternoon Kylie Thank you for your enquiry about staying with us. At this point we do have a triple ensuite room available for the one night of the 31st December 2016, for three people. • Our triple rooms have one... More
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"If this doesn't scream racism, i don't know what will.."
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"Keep moving on, try the next place Mt Ebenezer, it was old but good value."
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"The roadhouse is well-situated. But far too expensive."
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"Don't go here if you can avoid it"
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