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Historic both inside and out

One of the State of West Australias great survivors and a reminder of our Gold rush days when man... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
David E
East Fremantle, Australia
One of a kind pub

The Kookynie pub is unique with about three houses in the abandoned town and nothing else for a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Perth, Australia
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Kookynie Menzies Road, Kookynie, Western Australia 6436, Australia
+61 8 9031 3010
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

One of the State of West Australias great survivors and a reminder of our Gold rush days when man and horse traveled the land looking to strike it rich. Kookynie has remained in part thanks to the dedication of a few locals and remains one...More

1  Thank David E
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The Kookynie pub is unique with about three houses in the abandoned town and nothing else for a fair way The horse who lives at the front door is a laugh Old bird behind the bar is a lovely lady drop in for a chat...More

Thank Themessiahoffire
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
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
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
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
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 ShariJ61
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
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
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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