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Desert View Apartments

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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Rating summary
  • 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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Lucca
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Thank you Tony and Linda. We thank you for a wonderful time. The apartments are huge and you guys are soooo welcoming. I would recommend these apartments to anyone travelling to Coober Pedy. We would certainly stay here again. A definite A++++++++. You certainly get your money worth here...

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Stansbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My wife and I stayed here whilst travelling through to Darwin a few years ago, so wanted to give the children the experience of sleeping underground on this trip. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience and I enjoyed the peaceful comfortable sleep. Rooms are very quiet and dark so if your used to noise it may be a bit disconcerting initially.... More

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Warrnambool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Stayed here for two nights in mid-August. A bit nervous about sleeping underground - I was so wrong! It's dark and it's quiet. Best sleep ever. The beds were comfortable. Kitchen well-stocked with all the essential equipment to cook pretty much anything you want . Tony and Linda were just amazingly lovely and ensured we had a great stay in... More

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stayed at the Desert View Apartments on our way to Alice Springs in June, and what a brilliant welcome Tony & Linda gave us, so hospitable and friendly, the roadhouses on the way up should take a leaf out of their book. We had a very enjoyable stay, and were very impressed with the exceptionally clean, warm & unique... More

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Additional Information about Desert View Apartments

Also Known As:
Best Western Coober Pedy
Coober Pedy Best Western
Address: Shaw Place, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert View Apartments 3*

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