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Desert Cave Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Coober Pedy
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed underground, it was OK, very dark if you need that to sleep. The whole place just seemed a bit 80's & tired, a bit like a time warp. It may have been 4 star back then, not now. The green towels were not unlike grandmas old towels she gave me for washing the dogs. A bit pricey for... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Experience the outback in style.Centrally located, walking distance to Coober Pedy's restaurants, petrol station and grocery stores. Choose between above ground and underground accommodation. I chose above ground. However, the staff were so nice for us to have a look at the underground accommodation, which is quiet, cool, dark and airy with high ceilings. Our above ground room was spacious,... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night at this Hotel after driving from Alice Springs, so we were tired hungry and needed a good nights rest after a long day. All I can say if you can stay anywhere else in Coober Pedy DO SO ! We stayed in an above ground room and for a stand by rate of $169 a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Positive-Really enjoyed a night underground, so much better than I thought It would have been. Well worth the experience. There restaurant was also enjoyable. Good fresh food and our waitress was great. Negative- Booking staff not up to standard.

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Adelaide Hills
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our recent stay during August at this property was disappointing given that our original booking made in February and confirmed should have meant a quick and seemless check-in.And after travelling some 754 kms and finding that only two of the three rooms we requested and paid for was available because the hotel's booking indicated that only two double rooms were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Totally disagree with all negative reviews!! Our stay was excellent - friendly service, lovely clean room and large well equipped bathroom - except the towels were pretty thin - and we were very comfortable. We dined in the restaurant and again had a lovely meal with excellent service. A very happy experience!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The cost of this hotel is well below standards of a four star accommodation, however is probably the best in Coober Pedy. We stayed in an underground room. It had everything you would need. We had two rooms. You cannot get wifi in underground rooms. There is parking outside your room. Service is good from staff. We went through the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We just had to stay in an underground hotel while in Coober Pedy and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere was great, rooms were clean and well appointed and meals were very good. Service was excellent, with the manager taking a personal interest in the guests.

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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Had one night while driving through Coober Pedy. Great hotel , friendly and helpful staff . Very clean. Breakfast was good. Truly amazing the way the hotel is partly underground . Very interesting museum on under ground mining integrated with hotel. Kids will enjoy their stay.

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had 3 nights in an Underground Room which was large, clean and comfortable. The only complaint I would mention is they are very pricey. We managed a good last minute deal thru Wotif $485.50 for 3 nights with a nice bottle of red wine thrown in each night. The bathroom is OK but could use a makeover if they... More

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Address: Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Desert Cave Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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