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    Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

    25.5 km from West MacDonnell National Park centre
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    1 Namatjira Drive | West MacDonnell Ranges Via Alice Springs, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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    All reviews ormiston gorge the west macdonnell ranges west macs outback experience typical outback rooms are basic powered site remote location red centre larapinta trail week trip cliff face great outback helicopter ride star resort waterhole facilities bunkhouse pilot generator
    Reviewed 5 May 2015

    A group of five of walkers from Victoria occupied four standard rooms (nos 15 to 18) for two nights. We arrived late afternoon, and were greeted warmly. The lady at Reception was very helpful, and provided us with plenty of information about meal options, as...More

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

    Dear Tony S, Thank you for sharing your experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. I am pleased that you and your travelling companions were able to enjoy your dining experience in our restaurant, we are very proud of the meals and service that our talented...More

    Reviewed 28 April 2015

    Glen Helen Resort is a must stay over if you are travelling through the Mac Donnell Ranges. The Homestead/Resort is a typical outback stay. Wonderful hospitality with a fabulous outback restaurant with Kangaroo, Camel, Buffalo and Emu on the menu. We stayed here overnight while...More

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

    Dear Brenda G, Thank you for sharing your experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. I am so pleased to read that you and your family enjoyed your visit to the area and had the opportunity to make the most of the homestead facilities. Be sure...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2015

    Don't forget, you are in outback! There is no other accommodation hundreds of miles away. We enjoyed our one night stay at Glen Helen. Very friendly staff, small but clean room overlooking the rock. You can even swim in the gorge nearby. The restaurant was...More

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

    Dear Lucentis, Thank you for sharing your experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be friendly, your room clean and the food tasty. As a small remote property we focus on creating a welcoming and...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2015

    Great views of the river and mountains behind this establishment, perhaps they could knock down the buildings and just have a picnic area there to improve the natural surroundings. Very sad and run down establishment. Called in to have lunch on our journey, only to...More

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    Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

    Stayed here two nights in our caravan. Ate in the award winning restaurant and I was quite skeptical. The meals were exceptional all round winner. I had the pork belly and it was great. My husband had the venison it was good and my eldest...More

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

    Dear Sophie Z, Thank you for sharing your experience of Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. I am so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your meal in our restaurant. We are very proud of our award winning menu, on which the kangaroo is always a...More

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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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    Room Tips
    "Paying for the experience of the outback and not a 5 star resort. Small rooms however you're only in them..."
    Denis O, 29 days agoRead review
    "Ask for a renovated room, if they are completed. Otherwise carry on to Alice Springs."
    N3654KRadamm, 5 months agoRead review
    "all about the same, ones facing the ranges give a better view"
    oldie_9, 7 months agoRead review
    "Bring your own tent or caravan :-/"
    x57, 9 months agoRead review
    "No worries all pretty much the same"
    wulliebroon, over a year agoRead review
    "Double check before you go what you need to take."
    kiwiirish2001, over a year agoRead review
    "It's definitely not about the room...and consider skipping breakfast"
    Globetrotter767, over a year agoRead review
    "Take your own caravan!"
    country-baggers, over a year agoRead review
    "There is no phone service or internet or TV out in this remote area."
    auzzigirls, over a year agoRead review
    "The Motel Rooms facing the red rock wall."
    ArthurLewin, over a year agoRead review