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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 #2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were clean and well appointed for the price we paid. Found the room a bit stuffy but this was alleviated by a pedestal fan - it was probably also that the weather outside wasn't that hot or cold, so the temperature would have been more welcome if we'd been in more extreme weather, oddly enough. We found the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay when youre in the weird and wonderful world of Coober Pedy! Rooms were very clean, owners helpful and competitively priced. The rooftop lookout is handy as well. We would have liked to stay for two nights but were a bit pushed for time. Would definitely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to stay in a hotel instead of camper because it was pouring with rain! Most people would be looking to get away from heat in Coober Pedy. Anyway, this place was the best value for a family and the kids were keen to stay in an underground venue. We actually found the rooms a bit warm - a... More

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Torquay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to stay.. sleeping underground in a well appointed clean room. Its one of the best memories I have ever had of a motel. Owners were very helpful and nice. Did I mention UNDERGROUND too..! So cool and quiet.. who said heaven is up in the sky ..I am opting for the underground place lol

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 great nights in the cave. Hosts were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. Room spacious and clean. Would stay again next time in Coober Pedy. Decor tasteful and walls/ceiling fascinating. Only suggestion would be more of a block out style curtain on window in room or motion sensored lights in main corridors. Would then make room much darker... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're not expecting the world, great little motel. Clean, and indeed underground, and the staff were super friendly and helpful. Loved it! Would definitely stay here again (although unlikely to be in the area soon)

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York, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always vouched that if we went to Coober Pedy, we would stay underground. We chose The Lookout Cave Motel on the internet because it was affordable and it had good reviews. We weren't disappointed. The rooms were clean, comfortable and quiet. All amenities were supplied, plus free wi-fi. The owners were friendly and helpful. It was in a great... More

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lookoutcave, Owner at The Lookout Cave Underground Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recommendation to future travellers and general comments. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Motel. More

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was terrific. The manager even shifted his car so we could get ours closer to our room and plug in the car fridge. Pleased to have Wi-Fi - not all Coober Pedy rooms do! The room was newly finished/renovated and very clean. Eveything worked. You can get a cheaper room in Coober Pedy but it will be missing... More

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lookoutcave, Owner at The Lookout Cave Underground Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your post! Great to hear you enjoyed the underground apartment and our service. Your comments are very much appreciated :) More

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

What I was most impressed with was with the owner (I think it was the owner's dad actually). He was friendly and offered us advice on where to go and what to do - told us to visit the Breakaway Rocks and allayed our fears that if our car was to break down, to just give him a call and... More

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lookoutcave, Owner at The Lookout Cave Underground Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sophia, firstly, thank you for taking the time to review us, we really do appreciate everyone who has taken the time post comments and recommendations on Tripadvisor for our Motel. I'm only sorry it's taken so long to start responding to so many wonderful comments and posts (not much spare time with a family business :/) Secondly we are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

To be in cooper pedy it's a must we felt to stay underground. There are all different options but the lookout cave underground motel was our choice and it was marvellous. Beside very clean white towels and sheet ( hard to come by in a dusty mining town) we enjoyed the sunset from the rooftop and a walk into nearby... 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
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lookout Cave Underground Motel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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