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Curtin Springs Wayside Inn

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Room & Suite (20)
Dining (3)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“free camping”(20 reviews)
“ayers rock”(18 reviews)
“paper making”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
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They say home is where the heart is, even it it is spread over a million acres of remote Central Australia. Our lovely gardens provide an opportunity for you to take a break, unwind in what visitors refer to as an oasis. Our 27 accommodation rooms provide options for singles, families...
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Location and contact
0 Lasseter Hwy | Via Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
71 km to Connellan Airport
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Reviewed 3 days 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

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Carole G
Response from Lyndee S, Manager at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Unsure what the negative reviews are about. Maybe they were just upset about another experience. This is a great option. Much cheaper and only need to drive 45 min to an hour to uluru. Clean and comfortable rooms. Meals in price are comparable to most...More

Thank B138877
Response from Lyndee S, Owner at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you B138877 for your lovely comments and just getting it! I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us and it sounds like you have had a great time in the region. We think it's pretty special! Travel safely.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to use as a base when visiting this area. Only 100kms to Uluru. Basic amenities but clean. A very welcoming place and very generous to provide free camping area. Great food. My experiene there was great.

Thank Karen F
Response from Lyndee S, Owner at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Karen F for your kind words.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Keep driving - this place doesn't rate. Mean spirited owners who are horrible to their staff, make racist anti-Aboriginal jokes in the bar, rude to paying guests (us), charge way too much for tiny meals. Vote with your wallet - don't support racism by staying...More

Thank emeleven
Response from Lyndee S, Owner at Curtin Springs Wayside InnResponded 1 week ago

emeleven, I hope you found some positive experiences during your visit to our amazing part of the world.

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They say home is where the heart is, even it it is spread over a million acres of remote Central Australia. Our lovely gardens provide an opportunity for you to take a break, unwind in what visitors refer ...More to as an oasis. Our 27 accommodation rooms provide options for singles, families and groups in our en suite, family or budget rooms. Rooms with disabled access and full disabled bathrooms are available. We offer a perfect base from which to visit the Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon areas. Or stay a while and 'peel back the layers' by including our experiences, tours and hospitality in your travel plans. The historic Bough Shed offers the perfect place for a cold beer, hot cuppa or a lovely homestyle meal. A collection of our personal pictures and stories are available for visitors to share. Less
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
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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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