About Us


Superbly located in the centre of town, the Diplomat motel provides the perfect place to relax and unwind in Alice Springs. An ideal base to explore the spectacular rugged beauty of central Australia and the outback.

Corporate Traveller

At the Diplomat we appreciate that you may have additional requests to assist with your business requirements while you are travelling. We are delighted to offer you the following business services.

Business Services:

  • Photocopying and Printing service in black & white & colour
  • Facsimile Service
  • Scanning and email services
  • Conference Phone
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Private dinner options

Leisure Guest

Our swimming pool and sheltered outdoor lounge area is available for the enjoyment of all in-house guests and a great way to escape the scorching summer heat of Central Australia.

Our swimming pool is located in the centre of the property and is salt water. Hours of operation are from 6am – 10pm

Tour Desk – all tours pick up and drop off at reception for your convenience. Don’t forget to ask our friendly staff to assist with wake-up calls and luggage storage.


  • 24-hour reception
  • Tour Desk
  • Transfer booking to and from the airport and the Ghan train (extra fee)
  • Washing machines and dryers
  • Drycleaning
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor BBQ area
  • Car Park
  • Luggage storage
  • In room dining

Diplomat Motel Facilities

We offer a range of well-priced accommodation options, meeting venues and facilities operated by friendly, professional staff. After a busy day of sightseeing or business meetings relax by the pool and enjoy a casual meal and ice cold beer in the fully licensed Uncle’s Tavern. Also enjoy the FREE WIFI in your room, Uncles Tavern and Restaurant. 

The Diplomat Motel has a Book & Stay Breakfast Offer – get breakfast for $10 PLUS when you dine at Uncles Tavern receive a 10% discount on all food and drinks charged back to your room. Please see the flyers below for further details.

The Heart of Alice Springs

Only minutes walk from the heart of the Todd Mall the property is close to shops, restaurants, cafes and many of the local attractions Alice Springs has to offer.

Take the heritage walk to explore some of the attractions and the unique Aboriginal Art galleries, full of stunning artworks produced by Aboriginal artists both locally and from the surrounding Aboriginal communities.​

Diplomat Motel is part of the Pelathon Management Group

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