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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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  • 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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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whilst our room was fairly basic it was clean and comfortable and the service was superb. The Lookout is slightly apart from the Main Street and we didn't have transport but when we chose to walk we enjoyed it as there are numerous good eating places in Coober and we tried most.However , Nick was always happy to pick us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing place! ! The owners are very friendly and very helpful. They went out of their way to make our two night stay a memorable one. Make sure you don't forget to do the lookout at sunrise !

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Port Pirie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this was one of the most interesting and enjoyable experiences I have ever had. The spacious and extremely well designed motel dugout in the side of a hill was not only comfortable and cozy but also great quality... this is a well deserved 4 star accommodation and the staff are extremely friendly and knowledgeable of the places of interest around... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great rooms, one of the best sleeps l have had. Room is big and dark. Great views of coober pedy from the lookout above the hotel. Friendly staff. Would recommend. Excellent place to stay on my trip back to melbourne from Ayers Rock.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is great value, just been newly renovated and feel like a 5 star room. It is truly a family run business and they are most welcoming. The Lookout is above the hotel which is worth getting up for a sunrise.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We finally arrived at Coober Pedy and managed to find the Motel "high up" on McKenzie Close - thanks to our new Navigator system. I had spoken with Sam (doughter of owners) before we left and she suggested a room further back into the mountain to make it more fun for the kids - more like a cave feeling. As... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay. Very friendly and helpful hosts. Definitely recommend. Don't know why I have to produce 200 characters to have a review. the fact that I am taking the time to do one should be enough.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The apartment we had was renovated and nicely furnished and we enjoyed our stay here. It also had aircon which I think has just been put in recently, which helped keep the apartment cool. The views from the "roof" over the town are great. We took the hosts up on the recommendation of the Pizza place in town and were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came up to Coober Pedy for the Centenary celebrations and found the Lookout Cave Underground Motel to be very convenient, had all the facilities we required, was clean and tidy and unique in sleeping undergound was a wonderful experience

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This underground motel is a good place to stay. The staff were welcoming and the corridor to the rooms was light and airy and the room was also airy provided with a large fan to keep the air circulating underground. The room and bathroom are compact and if you are going to stay underground you shouldn't be claustrophic. The free... More 

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