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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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    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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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people flirt with the concept of ant like existence to get that miner's reality of underground life but can have a plethora of choices that can bewilder one. By far the most affordable choice is Nick's hole in the highest hill called LOOKOUT CAVE MOTEL. It provides 360 degrees of sunsets and sunrises and everything in between. I will... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly service, safe and secure, clean, great view, stayed here again in return trip and will definitely stay here again next time, only downside, shower floor was far too slippery for the kids.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing stay - very cool and comfortable. Loved the experience. Coober Pedy is a opal mining town and the location of this Motel was ideal to go into town and around attractions. Motel staff indicates sites of interest and all of them were very close. Good view - not closed in.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very happy about my decision to book at the Lookout cave underground motel. It's a family run business (new owners). I got picked up from the airport, as I was meeting people in the evening in Coober Pedy. Got a tour booked for the same day and because I needed to get some items from the store, got... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night at the motel. Very comfortable and clean room. Warm hospitality and very friendly. Reasonable price. Great view to see the town in the sunrise and sunset. We were picked up and drop to the coach station and even brought to the mine.

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Mortlake, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's underground, it's Coober Pedy. It's worth doing. The rooms are HOT. really hot. But that's how it is there. Worth the stay if you're passing through. The town is disappointing though with not much on offer.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After camping out in the desert for a week, I was heading home and decided to stop in Coober Pedy... needing a night in a real bed, but without a reservation, I was greeted by a very friendly woman on reception who quickly identified a vacancy and took me to inspect the room.... The room was great - the exposed... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here to break up the trip from Port Augusta to Uluru. The owner has very welcoming and had wonderful stories of his 40 odd years in Coober Pedy. His recommendations on how to best spend our time were spot on. Our room was comfortable and very quiet. The view over Coober Pedy was a good introduction... More

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Black Rock, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my 3 daughters there on our outback adventure and had a great 3 nights there. This place is set high on a hill and set into the hill of course. Located about 1 min drive into town and it looks to the west so sunsets are always nice to finish of the day with. Staying underground was something... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just ring Nick at the Motel and he is at your service. Pick up and return from airport, drop into Town for great breakfast and dinner, could not be more helpful. Motel clean and well presented. A great place in the middle of nowhere.

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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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