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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

3.0 of 5 Lot 1141 McKenzie Close | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 , Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I travelled from Victoria, booking suitable accommodation along the way for us and our dog. Unfortunately a breakdown delayed our arrival. I phoned and they were very understanding and greeted us like old friends. Accommodation is currently being refurbished, even so it was scrupulously clean and the bedding very comfortable. Excellent place to stay!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An overnight stay with a difference. Rooms are carved into the side of a rocky hill, and there is a great view of the town and the surrounding area from the carpark. Very helpful and friendly staff. Basic rooms for the price but clean. Be aware that no mobile reception in rooms and wifi week (you are basically in a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked at the last minute, walk in accommodation. Staff very helpful and friendly. Rates very reasonable. We were surprised at the underground rooms, found them extremely beautiful. An experience you should have while staying in Coober Pedy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice underground rooms, with good quality beds and usuals. WiFi was free but understandably weak signal strength as the rooms are carved into the stone. The sunset view from the top of the hill (in which the motel is carved into) was just added bonus, its the highest vantage point in the mining town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our way to Alice Springs and want it to experience sleeping underground. After turning off the light we got total darkness unfortunately the same can not be said about silence as there was a group of three or four families traveling together that decided to stay up and about until one am. I guess is bad luck... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like a small apartment carved into the hill. Bedroom at the back is the best room, it really gives you that cave feeling with natural rock above, behind and on the sides of the beds. The quiet, warm and dark environment gave us the best night's sleep on our entire trip. The bathroom in the middle looks unchanged since the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Coober Pedy and wanted to stay in a dugout at a reasonable cost. This motel was the perfect combination. Staff friendly and helpful. Sleeping underground was so dark and quiet! Loved the view over the town and it was spectacular at sunset and sunrise. Thank you

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience what it's like to live underground in a reasonable price, I think this is the place to be. What I like the most is to get a chance to have an overview of the whole town and it's just so beautiful. We had a family room and it is big enough for 4heads. Though the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on my way to darwin. It wasn't intirely what i expected it to be but overall it was a pleasant experience. If you visit make sure you go to the opal mine it has some beautiful jewellery. The room didn't have much to offer for me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first experience staying in an underground place. We had a hassle-free pick-up from/to the airport and were very warmly welcomed. The owners' hospitality goes far beyond normal. The rooms have a nice ambience, are equipped with everything you need including a fast WiFi (at no extra cost) and are very clean, quiet, cool and bugs free. Don't... 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*
Number of rooms: 18
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