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 and Maria 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 the bitumen ends and your outback adventures begin. There’s plenty to do from here….

Enjoy a scenic flight with Arid Air over the amazing salt lake, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and the world’s largest work of art and, one of Australia’s greatest who-done-it mysteries – the Marree Man. Take a self-drive (4X4) day trip into the Willouran Ranges; 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 or simply enjoy our hospitality and just laze by the swimming pool.

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.

The Marree Hotel is open every day from 10:00am. Excellent meals are available daily from 12:00 noon until 2:00pm with dinner between 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Coffees are available from our cafe all day.

Ask about our outback scenic flights and tours available over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, the Marree Man, Dalhousie natural hot Springs, visit other outback pubs by air, and more. We can tell you about 4×4 day trips tracks to take along with valuable travel insights to let you get the most of your outback adventure.

On Friday night, join the locals for our weekly darts competition and yarn with some of the pastoralists – fun for the whole family. It’s on every Friday night from 8:00pm in support of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.