This magnificent heritage listed building is regarded as the most impressive of Australia’s outback hotels.
More than just a Hotel. Built in 1883, this Award Winning hotel has 28 superior ensuite cabins, 12 original hotel rooms and a large area to park your van or camp – free. Excellent food, the last stop for a beer on tap as you head north.
No outback adventure is complete without a stay at the Marree Hotel. Phil, Maz and Joe will make sure your visit is beyond your expectations – classic hospitality; the stories; superb food; museums full of local history; the characters and, when you leave, you will have experienced something unique – classic outback accommodation, superb food, coldest beer anywhere and unparalleled hospitality.
The Marree Hotel is where your outback adventures begin. But you’re going to need time – lots of it.
Take a self-drive (4X4) day trip into the Willouran Ranges; a scenic flight over the amazing Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre or be totally enthralled with a flight over the world’s largest work of art and, one of Australia’s greatest who-done-it mysteries – the Marree Man. Or just immerse yourself in the hotel’s two excellent museums – the “Tom Kruse” museum about the Birdsville Mailman and the John McDouall Stuart Room that’s filled with extracts on Australia’s greatest explorer.
The walls of the Hotel abound with historical photographs of Donald Campbell’s 1964 world record run on Lake Eyre, A photo mural and montage by acclaimed photographer, Peter Elfis, shows the wonders of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre. Read about the original owners, the Arabana and their stories. Or just relax around the hotel swimming pool and beer garden with a cold beer.
The Marree Hotel is an absolute MUST stay. A GOLD and SILVER Award (SA Tourism) and a BRONZE in the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards for the “Best Standard Accommodation” is testimony to the magical experience of your stay at the Marree Hotel.