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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing! Greeted by a lovely little lady a real outback character! We were to be staying in the "Camel House" this lady was laughing and joking with us so much we didn't believe her when she said we had wifi as there is no phone signal, but we did and we were the only ones! Amazing. The Camel House was...

Thank Shootingstars R
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the beginning of November. Great atmosphere at the pub and surprised to see other people there considering the time of year... Cold beer (YES!) and good food. Clean accommodation - but I suggest if you want to pop in for a beer FLY IN. It is a seriously long way from anywhere!

Thank 247Rose
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Felt we had to stay at this iconic Outback pub but glad we only had one night and were 5 in our group. The dinner & big breakfast were lovely. BUT the accommodation & staff were mixed. On arrival around 5pm some staff were sitting outside, loud, and clearly having had a few too many beers, which gave the place...

Thank Aussiegirl64
Portland Vic Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A couple of mates and myself had the pleasure of experiencing outback hospitality at the William Creek Hotel. We flew in on a mates plane and were welcomed by the owner Trevor Wright (who also has a great scenic tour flight business). The pub was classic outback. Tourists can write their names on the pub walls, and the dining area...

1Thank Andrew W
Wickham, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great staff, cold beer, great coffee. Bit disappointed they ran out of steak for the evening meal. Fabulous photo opportunities and the wild flowers have all started to bloom, they look amazing 👍🏼👍🏼

2Thank mtohall
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very much the center of this small town, with less than 20 inhabitants. We chose the Camel Hut, a separate house with two bedrooms, primarily because of its own internet connection. This was a good coice, and quite luxurious! We enjoyed it thoroughly. The food is. The hotel is very good.

Thank Baim54
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The pub is great. Full of character. We really enjoyed the short stop. Coffee fantastic, the boys tell me the beer was too :) Staff are very friendly and love a chat. Tip - ask the staff what the letters above the doorway stand for.....

1Thank Shell T
Trevor W, Manager at William Creek Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shell T Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your visit to William Creek. We are delighted that you and your friends, enjoyed your refreshments and service, and that you took the time to enjoy the history, and the atmosphere in our iconic “bush pub”. I have shared your comments with our team,...

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

William Creek pub is a very famous spot around the outback but if you don't need anything, you might as well keep driving to your next location. Many people come here to experience an outback pub, however what they get is an unfriendly place with the sole purpose of getting the customers fly around Lake Eyre! There are better outback...

Thank Alkan T
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

2nd visit in 12 months just an iconic venue. Well staffed and amenities clean and cared for. Stayed in single accommodation rooms adequate and comfortable with ensuite facilities. Dinner in the dining room was well prepared and good value considering the location. Had 2 hour flight which included the painted hills and lake eyre. Painted hills are extraordinary and should...

1Thank Rod M
Trevor W, Manager at William Creek Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rod M Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your visit to William Creek. We were delighted to welcome you back to ‘the Creek’ and that you enjoyed your stay, in particular: • ‘Clean and cared for’ amenities and comfortable ensuite facilities; • ‘Well prepared and good value’ meals, at hotel bistro/restaurant; •...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Ate a few magnificent meals at this character filled outback pub. The menu was amazing, and I recommend the emu and camel sausages. A surprisingly good wine list for such a remote spot. The Lake Eyre scenic flights was worth every cent. Our pilot was relaxed and knowledgeable. Wright Air rocks! Accomodation was basic but clean and the staff were...

Thank Missjenben
Trevor W, Manager at William Creek Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Missjenben Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your visit to William Creek. We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your stay, and in particular: • High standard of meals, with “amazing menu” & “good wine list”, at hotel bistro; • Your flights over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre with “relaxed & knowledgeable”...

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Address: Oodnadatta Track, William Creek, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > William Creek
Number of rooms: 38
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“Try the Camel House”
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 of 5 bubbles samb101, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fly over lake Eyre - it is a once in a life time experience you wont regret!”
 of 5 bubbles 247Rose, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Hotel accommodation dunger unit”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewW725, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“stay in the dongas”
 of 5 bubbles 336wallyh, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Probably worth a pre book, long way to fly/drive to find no room available!”
 of 5 bubbles 800Mobile, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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