Accommodation in Alice Springs

Looking for the best hotels, motels, budget accommodation or even caravan parks?

Whether you’re looking for top Alice Springs luxury hotels or an excellent cheap motel, backpacker’s hostel or caravan park, you can find great choices in Alice Springs’s CBD, along the Todd River, and even in the town’s suburbs.
You’ll find it useful for not only checking rates for the town’s best hotels, but also for exploring some of the lesser known accommodation gems located in Northside, Eastside and south of Heavitree Gap.

Accommodation by Area and Location

Central Business District | Casino/Convention Centre Area | Todd River Area | Eastside | Northside | Larapinta Drive | South of the Gap

Accommodation by Type

Hotels & Motels | Budget Accommodation | Backpackers Hostels | Bed & Breakfasts | Apartments | Caravan Parks

Accommodation by Area:

Central Business District (centre of Alice Springs)

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About a quarter of accommodation in Alice Springs can be found in its compact Central Business District (CBD), along with a number of important Aboriginal sacred sites, historical sites, alfresco restaurants and cafes, a healthy arts and cultural scene, the legendary Todd River, and a quirky but laid-back atmosphere that many visitors fall in love with.

Aurora Alice Springs | The Desert Rose Inn | Diplomat Motel | The Elkira Resort Motel | Alice Springs YHA | The Todd Tavern

More about Alice Springs hotels in the CBD

Casino/Convention Centre Area

Accommodation in Alice Springs

Best known for Lasseter’s Casino and the award-winning Hanuman restaurant, the Casino/Convention Centre area is home to Alice Springs’s golf course, some of the town’s most expensive homes, the must-see Olive Pink Botanic Garden, and breath taking views of the MacDonnell Ranges.

It’s also where most of the luxury accommodation in Alice Springs in located.

DoubleTree by Hilton | Lasseters Hotel Casino | Desert Palms Alice Springs | Alice in the Territory | Alice Station B&B | Nthaba Cottage B&B

More about Alice Springs hotels in the Casino/Convention Centre Area

Todd River

Accommodation in Alice Springs

You’ll find some great accommodation options a 15-20 min walk along the Todd River in the shade of sacred River Red Gums, or along Gap Road, past some fabulous cafes, shops, and sporting facilities.

Airport Motor Inn | Alice on Todd | All Seasons Alice Springs | The Chifley Alice Springs Resort |Quest Serviced Apartments | Swagman’s Rest | White Gum Motel

More about Alice Springs hotels in the Todd River Centre Area


Accommodation in Alice Springs

Home to Alice Spring’s large population of social justice, environmental and alternative advocates, Eastside is flanked by the Todd River and the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Reserve.

Look carefully, and you’ll find some great places to eat, and some of the town’s quirkiest homes and gardens.

Alice Lodge Backpacker’s | Alice’s Secret Traveller’s Inn | Alice Motor Inn | Cavanagh Lodge | Kathy’s Place B&B 


Accommodation in Alice Springs

Quiet and close to the School of the Air and the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, Northside is a little world unto itself, complete with a shopping centre and the best butcher in town (Shorty’s Meats).

Home to a large lesbian and social/environmental advocacy population, Northside is less trendy than Eastside, but maintains an ambience somewhere between mainstream surburbia and quirky bohemian.

Wintersun Caravan Park | A Good Rest B&B

Larapinta Drive

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Larapinta Drive is close to the Alice Springs train station and the Araluen Cultural precinct.

It’s a short walk to the centre of town, Larapinta Drive has a couple of good budget choices for accommodation:

Haven Backpacker’s | Alice Springs Tourist Park

South of Heavitree Gap

Accommodation in Alice Springs

The area on the south side of Heavitree Gap is a caravanner’s paradise. You’ll find all kinds of great options to park your van, pitch your tent or grab a cabin. For those who want the ultimate in bushland quiet, try either Temple Bar or Wanngardi Caravan Parks, located along Ilparpa Road.

Alice Springs Heritage Caravan ParkG’Day Mate Tourist Park | MacDonnell Range Caravan Park |Temple Bar Caravan Park | Wanngardi Caravan Park

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