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Crab Claw Island Resort

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a drive to have a lunch there and have a relaxed Sunday. Arrived, ordered 2 barramundis ($28), waited more than 30min and I walked up to ask where's our meals as we're been waiting for a long time, and tables who came after us had their food before us. She didn't even say sorry, I'll go find out...

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Johncrabclaw, Manager at Crab Claw Island Resort, responded to this review

Devastated that you received poor service and were not happy with the quality. We at Crab Claw Island Resort pride ourselves on our customer service and to fall short by such a long way is disappointing to say the least. If you contact me at the Resort I will do my best to put things right.

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Crab Claw is a quirky beach front resort that is built on stilts by the sea. The raised walkways do give some movement when walking but do not feel unsafe. Crab Claw Resort is also quite remote so it is powered by generators. We visited crab Claw Island Resort just over 3 years ago with the intention of staying. Then...

Thank MKHeffey
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great trip, me and my wife spent 2 nights there Jan 2017. Such a good time relaxing and enjoying the beach. We stayed in an ocean view cabin. Really good value. Although it's fair to say could do with an upgrade. The food was great and the bar area was fantastic. Lovely, friendly staff at the resort. Would definitely go...

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Firstly I would like to thank to the staff and Manager Owner. My family and friends are very welcomed in this place. We feel like we are long time customers even though first timer. All our childrens enjoyed the facilities. Definitely Crab Claw is the place for family, Friends and Group to visits. My family are well travelled and the...

Thank Enrique V
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Drove here to fish as Dundee were not Hiring boats out, ended up with a lot of spare time exploring a rocky island and watching the tide go out and back in again as the boat we got had no sounder on board. Mistake. The food more than makes up for mozzies and midges as the meals are Huge and...

Thank dunnyo
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was our second visit and the first under the new owners, the first was great even though it was in receivership at the time and was being managed by the liquidator. This time was even better the staff were great the manager John was excellent couldn't do enough for you as were all of the other staff. They have...

Thank mercuryprinciple
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Born and bred Territorian and had never been here. Always wanted to go! My partner surprised me with this getaway. To say nicely, we were both highly disappointed. Not worth the money my partner paid for the tiny, dirty room with hard as nails beds. You wouldn't be able to swing a cat in the room let alone have a...

4Thank Territorian222
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Great food, great staff & amazing views. Had a dip in the pool too. We boarded our boat here, also a must with Outback Floatplane Adventures on their Cat 5. Well worth the drive out from the city and a must visit if your in the top end.

1Thank Louise C
Howard Springs, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Have been in the Top End since April, this was our first visit. It's the only place for us as a family you can get accommodation, go fishing and have a nice meal near the beach. It has everything you need, pool, BBQ area, pub, meals overlooking the water. You can hire the boats, camp, nice place to relax or...

Thank rosiecorby
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I am a local and was very disappointed in crab claw this time round. Crab claw has always had an excellent menu with a delicious feed, one I raved about to others. It has always felt like a getaway from darwin but unfortunately not this time. Good company with our friends was its saving grace. I've never written one of...

4Thank Mandy R

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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room

Additional Information about Crab Claw Island Resort

Address: Crab Claw Island Road | Bynoe Harbour, Crab Claw Island, Northern Territory 0844, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Crab Claw Island
Price Range: ₹ 9,645 - ₹ 14,914 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crab Claw Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Rooms are elevated on poles and accessed by raised walkways. Beach rooms have bay views. Family rooms are further away.”
 of 5 bubbles MKHeffey, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a beach side unit”
 of 5 bubbles mercuryprinciple, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The back cabins are more secluded and have private balconies”
 of 5 bubbles LindaK508, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view is best”
 of 5 bubbles gails992, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Beach front cabins have better view. Family cabins larger refrigerator.”
 of 5 bubbles jacalynrudolph, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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