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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shaw Place, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Desert View Apartments
Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
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  • Location
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geeveston, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive up the track, it was great to finally arrive at the Desert View Apartments. The apartments are very big and spacious and easily accommodated our family of 4. Tony and Linda provided some good information about things to see and do around Coober Pedy which can be useful given that there are many businesses all appearing... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed twice at this motel in Coober Pedy as we drove to & from Alice Springs. We have stayed several times before also. We love the experience of very roomy underground living in traditional Coober Pedy living. It is fascinating that the temperature remains constant & comfortable all year round. There are ceiling fans if you want them. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was our third visit to coober pedy and desert view apartments, they are still by far the best value in town. Massive 2 bedroom apartments, clean, well equipped and great hosts. Of course being dugouts the bedrooms are completly dark and silent which is blissfull.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and found the apartments spacious and well equipped. They are a family owned and operated business, both Linda and Tony were generous, accommodating and helpful during our stay. I wish more hotel owners were like these guys!! The children also had fun playing in tunnels, on a trampoline and swing set... I highly recommend staying... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Great apartments, spacious and clean. Best views in town from the entry overlooking the Breakaways. Tony and Linda are very hospitable and helpful owners of this Golden Chain property. It was amazing to sleep underground. i.e. cut into hillside. Great value for money and well worth the visit allow 4 days to see most around. No need for air con... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were travelling in our camper van, but with the temperature soaring at 42 degs, decided to find an underground place to stay. We were thrilled with Desert View Apartments; the owners were very friendly, a delightful family with two small children and a super cat, Buffy. We were offered a large underground apartment that was very well equipped with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

After driving from Alice Springs on a 32 degree day - with a 2 & 4 y.o - only to discover our previous hotel's pool was out of order, it was such a lovely surprise to stumble across this gem in Coober Pedy. The owners were so friendly and welcoming - nothing was too much trouble and our kids loved... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

After spending almost 2 months here this place has been a home away from home. Tony and Linda went above and beyond to make sure that my stay was pleasant. The rooms are equipped with everything you need for cooking, relaxation and much more and I would highly recommend The Desert View Apartments to anyone and everyone. Its located far... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Desert View Apartments are underground in the sizzlingly hot desert town of Coober Pedy, in the Outback of South Australia. But because they are underground - hewn from the rocky mountain, it is surprisingly cool, with a constant temperature all year round. This is the 3rd time we've stayed there and it's a rock-solid place to stay on future trips.

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Port Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Wayne and I absolutely fell in love with this place. We were a bit sceptical but ended up staying two nights on our way to alice springs and then left alice springs early so we could spend another night at the motel. Management were amazing, the place was clean and tidy and had everything you could ask for. All we... More

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Address: Shaw Place, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert View Apartments 3*
Also Known As:
Best Western Coober Pedy
Coober Pedy Best Western

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