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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   Lot 1141 McKenzie Close | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 , Australia
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

On price, this place wins hands-down, and the location is pretty good (behind the drive-in, on the hill, overlooking the town). Stayed on two separate occasions in July 2014. The foyer to the rooms is really nice, and the staff are relatively friendly and accommodating. The rooms are pretty basic, and to be far, probably need a bit of maintenance.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in the Lookout Cave Underground Motel with our two children and the service was excellent. It was freezing outside and about 25C inside so it too us a while to work out we didn't need as much bedding as we'd expected. Spacious beautiful well appointed underground rooms, spotlessly clean with free tea coffee and biscuits and... More

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Three of us recently stayed at the lookout cave. We thought it was an amazing experience except for the little bits of sand falling on our heads while we slept was not as enjoyable, but the showers were amazing, loved the awesome pressure especially on a cold night when it's 3°c outside but 20°c in the room. Beds were okay,... More

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Malmsbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the staff were great & very friendly. The lookout on top of the hotel was great. We stayed for 2 nights and although rooms are underground, they could become quite hot & stuffy. It was a little difficult to sleep & had to keep the fans on. Otherwise, room was great.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family of 4, we really enjoyed the overall experience of staying at The Lookout Cave Motel. All the staff encountered were very friendly. The lookout on top of the hotel was great, especially at sunrise and sunset. We stayed for 3 nights, and must admit that our quality of sleep was average - the room does get warm... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family room 22 had one double and bunk beds. Bunk beds wobbled and had no bar so a child could fall out onto the tiled floor. Rooms very hot/stuffy although fans provided some relief.Position of beds could be swapped so double bed nearer the kitchen and door. Wifi didn't reach room. Staff great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great rooms, quiet. Great views. Would definitely come back here! Family run which is great for families like us. We managed to get accommodation for 6. The lookout above has commanding views of e town and it's only 2 minutes away. Great spot.

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Australind, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the 1 bedroom apartment underground, was amazing, clean, very quite, free internet, TV, great views of the town outside. The owner was very friendly & helpful in guiding us in what to see in Coober Pedy

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Coober Pedy although we had previously stayed in underground accommodation at White Cliffs. This hotel was so much better. The room we stayed in was clean and comfortable. Check-in was quick and efficient and the position of the hotel made for fantastic photos of a Coober Pedy sunset. We visited The Breakaways (a must... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

An interesting way to spend a night in Coober Pedy is in an underground motel room. This motel is not much to look at from the outside but the interior is quiet pretty with the sandstone walls and ceilings. Underground it is a constant temperature around 23-25degrees C day and night. Our double room was comfortable but compact with a... More

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Address: Lot 1141 McKenzie Close | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 , Australia
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lookout Cave Underground Motel 3*
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The Lookout Cave is a family owned and operated Underground Motel, providing guests with a warm &welcoming atmosphere.Located minutes from the town centre the Lookout Cave is situated on a hillside in a secure and quietlocation with views over looking Coober Pedy.The Motel features 18 underground guestrooms including one & two bedroom self-contained units. Allrooms are equipped with a bar fridge, 32” LED TV, kettle, toaster and include a private en-suite with toiletand shower.Immerse yourself with ochre-lit skies across the vast desert landscape that continues as far as the eyecan see.Coober Pedy is a resource of hidden treasures; we encourage you to explore and discover a unique outback experience. ... more   less 
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