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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
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Yulara, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cozy and neat place to stay for a couple of nights. Quite easy to find and also for all early risers, great view of sunrise as well as sunset right outside the hotel as it's perched on a high ground. The rooms are underground and can get a bit warm on a warm day. No air-con inside the rooms,... More 

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Tienen, Brabant, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very special because it was, as promised, sleeping in a cave. Because it was in a cave, we thought airconditioning shouldn't be needed, but it was 36 degrees when we were in Coober Pedy so we had a very warm night what made it difficult to have a good night sleep. There are very nice areas around... More 

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Bosa, Italy
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we only stayed a short time, but it was clean, comfortable, and the owners friendly. Very close walk to the town. We found the underground living different but a bit suffocating. There was free wifi, and fridge, and all facilities for cooking

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Ararat
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

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 January 18, 2015

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 January 10, 2015

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 January 9, 2015

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 January 9, 2015

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 January 8, 2015

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 January 8, 2015

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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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
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Lookout Cave Underground Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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