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Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled across Glen Helen when filling up our 4wd motor home during a road trip in the area. We ended up staying the night in one of the motel rooms and dining in the restaurant. The warm hospitality, the unbelievable location (Go swimming in...More

Thank Nicola O
Response from outback_oasis, Manager at Glen Helen Homestead LodgeResponded yesterday

Dear Nicola O We are so glad you stumbled on us!! We love to surprise our guests and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your great rating. We hope the rest of your Outback holiday is great!! kind regards Shelagh O'Brien

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 blobs because it is basic, but it is fabulous, the location, scenery, swimming in the spring, the staff are faultless, friendly, helpful and cheerful! The food is the same, basic but reasonable value for somewhere so remote. Rooms are in keeping, we had an...More

Thank RondoNarko
Response from outback_oasis, Manager at Glen Helen Homestead LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear RondoNarko thanks for your generous review and we are so glad you felt well cared for and welcome. That is what we aim for. Especially in the hot weather everyone needs to feel relaxed and peaceful and our surroundings and service do it for...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We spent only one night in this place but it was awesome! Being almost in the middle of nowhere we got a clean and cosy room for our stay. The hotel is next to a river where you can swim or cool down at the...More

1  Thank joachim z
Response from outback_oasis, Manager at Glen Helen Homestead LodgeResponded 26 November 2017

Dear Joachim z we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Glen Helen and felt welcome and comfortable. It is satisfying to hear our staff looked after you well We hope the rest of your holiday in Australia is also wonderful kind regards Shelagh...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Their water is potentially unsafe, as it is untreated and unfiltered. They do not warn guests in advance. Instead, they sell bottled water for $5/liter. Authorities advise you to drink 1litre/hour in the desert. So you can imagine the killing they make with this scam....More

1  Thank Phil S
Response from outback_oasis, Manager at Glen Helen Homestead LodgeResponded 24 November 2017

Dear Phil S Unfortunately you are misinformed, and what you have written is totally incorrect, rude and defamatory. I was aware of my staff member desperately trying to explain our water situation to you during your stay and your absolute unwillingness to listen and gain...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

The accommodation is aging and basic, but functional. Get used to the smell of bore water! But the location, sitting on the Finke River below the beautiful cliff face, is exceptional. Sunrise was breathtakingly beautiful. The restaurant was a real surprise - like a Spanish...More

Thank BobAnneholiday
Response from outback_oasis, Manager at Glen Helen Homestead LodgeResponded 15 November 2017

Dear BobAnneHoliday thankyou for your kind review of Glen Helen We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and your meals as well, and we hope you felt really welcome Kind regards Shelagh O'Brien

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Tim W
4 May 2015|
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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
26 February 2015|
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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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"Doesn't matter what accommodation or camping... You must stay here."
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"The 'good' rooms are very basic. If you're happy with that, it's a beautifully quiet location"
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"Request a room from 1-8 as they have stunning views."
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"Get affront room facing the Gorge and away from the generator."
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