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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

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Lot 1141 McKenzie Close | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 , Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights before going to adelaide, rooms very comfy but the gentleman who runs it is the best reason to stay, he is really knowledgable about the area and very friendly and helpful, great views of Coober Pedy Awesome experience definitely recommend this hotel Thanks

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Grosse Pointe Park, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with the accommodations. This family owned motel is very clean and quiet. The staff was super helpful and even helped us discover how to noodle for opals. We stayed in a miner's dugout that had a fully equipped kitchen, private bedroom and spacious bathroom. Outside there is picnic area with grill. Also, you can take the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you travel to Coober Pedy don't miss to stay in an Unterground Motel. And The Lookout Cave Underground Motel is perfect. The staff is very helpful and provides us with Information what to do and what places to visit. A special experience is sleeping in total darkness.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well situated for looking at both the town and the surrounding area. Main rooms are completely underground, Miners hut partially dugout and partially breeze block build. A wonderful place to stay in Coober Pedy.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights when in Coober Pedy for the Great Breakaway Marathon. Very comfortable room, it was on my bucket list to sleep underground and we were very happy with our choice. We slept really well and found the temperature to be just right. There was a nice sized fridge and having a toaster with plates and... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights. Wife used the free WiFi to conduct her online teaching course - management were so kind and helpful to facilitate that. Rooms were lovely. It was nice and warm in the room when it was so cold outside. Very friendly hosts. No hesitation in staying again.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding one's way around Coober Pedy is challenging for the newcomer. However, the Lookout Cave is well signposted and not too difficult to locate - just drive through the town towards the Hospital. Clean, comfortable, well serviced, quiet, and with accommodating hosts, this is a good 'value for money' stay. Would recommend to all my friends. The view from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This can only be described as a unique experience. The room was comfortable and to sleep underground is something you should add to your bucket list. The lookout was going through some renovations which didn't disrupt our stay too much. The staff were very informative and friendly. The bathroom in our room was a little dated but functional. However the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here many times over the past few years as I travel this way twice yearly, hosts are great and helpful, the underground experience is especially good for something new for my fellow travellers. Owners have been refurbishing lately to improve the experience even further.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed only 1 night at the motel. Arrived after 7PM and costed us over $200 for the night as we had 4 little kids. We only stayed here because of Wifi so kids could download their homework but wifi turned off at 12PM and didn't turn back on until about 6AM. Queen bed is on wheels so kept moving... More 

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