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    Great experience. The facilities are very well-maintained, and the dorms are clean and comfortable (though be prepared for a shivery walk to the shower block in mid-winter). The restaurants around the resort are fairly pricey, but there's a large communal kitchen where you can prepare your own food, and a common room where you can chat with fellow guests. WiFi isn't free, but the area does have good 4G reception.
    James C July 2016
    Great hostel for anyone looking to explore Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Very informative and friendly staff. Highly recommend!
    Aleksandra E July 2016
    It was dirty - 2 pubic hairs, mould in the shower, suspicious stains. Front desk staff were lovely.
    Lou L July 2016
    The staff were very helpful. They were great for booking/recommending tours and activities and were helpful when I asked for extra blankets and towels.
    Natalie C July 2016
    For what you pay to stay there, you really would expect more. Multishare means 16 people in a room The kitchen isn't really nice. There are no pots/pans etc. you have to get them for a deposit. Bathrooms are shared with the campers and they are outside. In the winter it's really cold, even in the rooms. Had to get my sleeping bag. No free WiFi. Just the community room and live music was nice. Sadly it's the only choice for backpackers there.
    Jonas N June 2016
    Excellent night time atmosphere in hub no matter what accommodation level you stay in.
    Christopher H June 2016
    This is a great hostel and a bargain considering the price of the other accommodation in the resort, unless you are prepared with the necessary to camp in the campground. Staff are very friendly and helpful. In fact all the locals I met were friendly. You will need to sign up for a tour, or have your own transport to see Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Sunrise tours start before dawn so get used to waking early.
    Ken Y June 2016
    Not many food options especially healthy ones or vegetarian ones and the kitchen has few dishes so fairly difficult to cook......
    L G June 2016
    Really need to re-stock their kitchen, no bowls, plates, microwave and toaster were broken.. No point in them advertising that they had a kitchen.
    Capri H June 2016
    I would recommend to have the block numbers of Outback Pioneer facilities painted in large letters on the walls of the various blocks to help navigation. Arriving at the facility in the dark and trying to find the correct block number - and there are many - would we be a wonderful improvement. Also, in the room - a solid shelf connects the two bunk beds and provides a practical shelf for storage. Good idea. Not so good is the color of the shelf - black. Due to this color, it is difficult to 'see' this shelf and I bumped my head several times on it. May I suggest to have a yellow line or some other signs to alert guests to be careful.
    Irena K June 2016
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