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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Mt Dare Hotel and bush camped over night. We were the only people given the time of the year. The owner/manager family were very hospitable and looked after us very well. Drinks are reasonably priced, even cheap if you compare the prices to other SA outback pubs. When you are in this part of the country, you are expected...

Thank Alkan T
Woodend, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Mt Dare is a hotel in a big corrugated shed offering meals, alcohol and very basic grocery items. We enjoyed a tasty dinner- you need to get your order in early or you miss out, and had some drinks at the bar. The pub has a bit of that country pub feel, with stubby holders and caps strung up across...

Thank outdoorsmama
Horsham, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

After staying at Mt Dare on a number of occasions, this time I was going with a new group of travelling friends and had built this place up for us to all stay at and have a meal.. Well we couldn't get out of there quick enough.. Rude, disinterested and disappoining... The new owners there will need to change thier...

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

As we pulled into fuel up we received our first positive feel. Fuel was at a reasonable price of $2:05 which for the location was very fair. The lady who served us was also pleasant and helpful. The shop had a range of goods to assist the traveller. The items we looked at were good brands not cheap stuff being...

Thank jeffmunce
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Incredibly dissappointed with the staff from Mount Dare Hotel, with the exception of the man on the petrol pump. Are clearly in business for the lucrative rescue and recovery services they provide, not for hospitality/tourism services. Unfriendly, disinterested, rude. Get fuel at Finke and continue straight to Dalhousie Springs, save yourself the let down.

Thank famafour
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Cannot thank the team at Mount Dare Hotel enough. After rolling our car 40km from the Hotel and hitching a ride in the team at Mount Dare Hotel stopped at nothing to ensure we were comfortable and helped us through the whole process to get our car back to Alice Springs. We spent 3 nights, facilities are great and the...

Thank sjl12589
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We called in here before going to Dalhousie Springs to cross the Simpson Desert. It was about 5.30pm on a very wet night. We purchased fuel (the man who served us at the tank was very friendly). I was going to buy some souvenirs inside, however I was very disappointed with the staff behind the bar. It wasn't a busy...

Thank leanne h
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We broke down not far from Mt Dare and ended up staying for 2 days while we waited for our trailer to be recovered. The facilities are basic, however we were very well taken care of by the family there. They tried to help us in anyway that they could and helped get our trailer to Alice Springs so it...

1Thank jaimee_matt
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We flew in and landed on the flash new airstrip - walked a few hundred metres and the owners and staff could not be more helpful. We camped in the campground with good amenities with some good shade trees. The 'pub' is unique - spacious, a great atmosphere, good food and cold beer! But the standout feature is the attitude...

Thank Ross r
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We refuelled the Toyota Landcruiser 76 series , a pitt stop before crossing over the multitude of dunes in the Simpson, this a great stop for food, cold beer, a talk the owner and to buy a beer cooler.This outback pub is very unique and I am sure the most welcome stop for all travelers crossing the desert.We had a...

Thank Citizengastronaut

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Additional Information about Mt Dare Hotel

Address: Mount Dare Station, Mount Dare, Witjira National Park, South Australia, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Witjira National Park > Mount Dare
Number of rooms: 7
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“Cabins or camping only”
 of 5 bubbles Waxy41, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“sleep in your own tent”
 of 5 bubbles 127grahamh, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“You have to take what you get, there are not many options.”
 of 5 bubbles Dajoma, 1 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Camp here rather than Dalhousie - camping grounds are better and Mount Dare has hot showers.”
 of 5 bubbles travelwriter2016, 16 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Book ahead.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveT627, 15 Dec 2011 | Read review
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