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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Balladonia Roadhouse is situated just 180 km in from the western start of the 2000km Eyre Highway yet the fuel price was the most expensive we encountered for the entire Perth to Newcastle trip. The rooms were adequate and as expected for this remote but surprisingly busy part of Australia. The evening meal did not agree with me and I...

Thank Doug S
Davos Dorf, Graubunden, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to book a camper site and have spoken German to the german employee. As the men heard it, he has forbiden us to talk in German, because we are here in Australia and therefore only english is spoken. He refused us booking and banished us from the roadhouse

Thank markusstoffel
Kilcoy, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Standard motel room was clean, and fittings all worked. As good as it gets along here. $140 a night is a bog standard motel room price between Norseman and Ceduna. One minus was the curtains which didn't block out the morning light very well, not handy when it starts getting light about 4 am. There are plusses to Balladonia though....

Thank PineappleSkip
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

In a 3mth and 22,600km motorcycle trip around A/a this stands out as one of the best. Very comfortable and secure rooms, surprisingly good dinner and breakfast choices, made for a great spot to recharge a bit. Don't miss the free museum, including the Skylab history and relics from when it crashed nearby.

Thank ballantrae2
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We didn't stay but we stopped for a rest break, fuelled up the car and ourselves. Good friendly service, asked for a beer and wine by the glass where there were several choices. Had the Steak Sandwich, toasted, really tasty, maybe not fine dining presented but it was really nice. Filled us up until late dinner that night. Roadhouse has...

Thank MAKLCK30
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It was the end of a 13 hour drive so any bed was good, the room clean and well maintained without any facilities other than a jug. The rate was a bit over the top but we just needed somewhere to put our head down and the Tavern which is part of the complex charges excessive rates as they have...

Thank Vic H
Perth Hills, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was out first stop on a trip from perth to Melbourne. We had a cabin in the caravan park side and I have to say the bed was very comfortable. The unit was clean and well appointed with plenty of tea and coffee supplies. We ate at the road house restaurant and wow what a surprise, it was well...

Thank Hilly1200
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This was the first roadhouse we stayed in on our trek across the Nullabor from Perth. Clean small cabins with comfortable beds and clean showers. As already stated by other travellers everything is expensive on the Nullabor due to the cost of delivery and the running of theses places. We loved this stopover and were the only people staying in...

Thank Carmen D
Saint-Augustin, France
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Roadhouse food, fuel, decent campground with clean bathrooms. Google maps could not be more wrong giving us directions there. Found it just by going farther down Eyre hwy. Didn't eat anything, but I saw others and it looked ok.

Thank MikeL37
Parramatta, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

You will not find nicer accommodation, and friendlier staff between Kalgoorlie and Ceduna. I can't put it any simpler than that. I see a lot of comments here about price etc, but really what do you people expect? Its not exactly suburbia is it - there's nothing for 100's of kilometers in any direction. It costs a lot to run...

Thank JasonKeets

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Additional Information about Balladonia Roadhouse

Address: Eyre Highway, Balladonia, Western Australia 6443, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Balladonia
Price Range: $130 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Balladonia Roadhouse Western Australia
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“Ring ahead as the cashier for fuel purchases also does accommodation, meaning a long queue......”
 of 5 bubbles ballantrae2, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Has Premium Unleaded, good resting stop for a break”
 of 5 bubbles MAKLCK30, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe room was dearer however all rooms seemed the same”
 of 5 bubbles IPLK, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if there is an old and new wing but ask for the newer or refurb rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 139annaf, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“bring insect spray and thongs for the shower.”
 of 5 bubbles R3378HPjustins, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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