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Kookynie

Kookynie Menzies Road, Western Australia, Australia
+61 8 9031 3010
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A one horse town

Kookynie has a great Aussie pub with a resident horse called Roy (Google the pub for more info, its... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Rayna88
via mobile
Unique experience

We stayed at the Grand Hotel, Kookynie for only one night, but were sorry we hadn't planned for a... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
harrygr2017
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Perth, Australia
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“grand hotel” (3 reviews)
“ghost town” (5 reviews)
“lake ballard” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Kookynie Menzies Road, Western Australia, Australia
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+61 8 9031 3010
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Kookynie has a great Aussie pub with a resident horse called Roy (Google the pub for more info, its famous). The kitchen is only open at set hours for lunch so make sure you get there in time. Great tasting and huge serves. One of...More

Thank Rayna88
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We stayed at the Grand Hotel, Kookynie for only one night, but were sorry we hadn't planned for a longer stay because we enjoyed ourselves so much! The hotel is great - atmospheric and rooms/bathrooms are spotlessly clean. Meals were good, beds very comfortable and...More

Thank harrygr2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

In September 2017 we had a family holiday which involved three nights camped at the Grand Hotel Kookynie with two caravans and two tents. A great place to base yourself for visiting the local area. Facilities are old but spotlessly clean thanks to Margaret and...More

Thank davlor5
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Once a bustling gold town now a beautiful preserved ghost town exceptional work buy the people involved to create a greatly informative trail

Thank Darryl B
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

We travelled to Kookynie as a day-trip out of Kalgoorlie to see the mining ghost town. With only a few crumbling buildings left there wasn't a lot to see (as expected). There was a lot of information about the town. There is a pub still...More

Thank Shari J
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

The place where to be if you travel in this area! It was very disorienting for me who comes from south France. I love this country and i'll come back here! And Grand Hôtel Kookynie is very welcoming!

Thank Iconoclaste34
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The people running this hotel really care about their guests. It's spotlessly clean. Rooms are in keeping with the era of the hotel but are so comfortable!! Thanks Margaret and Kevin for making our stay very pleasant. The meal while sitting near the open fire...More

3  Thank S_Kal007
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is what they do in these small virtual ghost towns to encourage tourism, and we ended up after walking the interpretive walk at the Hotel and had a wonderful Burger for lunch.

2  Thank 47sue2014
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Part of the Golden Discovery Trail, Kookynie is an interesting detour off the Menzies-Leonora Road. Very little left of a once bussling town, but the well-placed boards provide history and context to the scenery. The road in is now sealed so apart from flood ways...More

2  Thank Austyannie
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

My wife & I have stayed many times at the grand Hotel Kookynie and mine hosts, Kevin & amrg Pusey desrve full credit for not only running a superb establishment in teh middle of nowhere but also keeping the history alive. The Grand Hotel is...More

3  Thank otistdriftwood
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