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Desert Cave Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nice rooms, good parking, the rooms were cool but would prefer them allot cooler to sleep in. no aircons in room only fan. big king size bed that was really comfortable. a bit of a walk (20 metres lol) to the room that i stayed in. showers in the room were good and could actually have a shower. in the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few nights at this centrally located hotel offering both above and underground rooms, took the above ground rooms as the caves don't allow for smokers! Room was clean but tired with balcony, choof choof - suggest to the management that rooms need to be modernised and brightened up. That said, room was ideal for a short stay (and... More 

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79 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way south. We had previously stayed at the Mud Hut but decide to try the Desert Cave to see what it is like to stay underground. I think that people must delude themselves that it is somehow romantic to be underground. It was hard to see that the rooms were even underground. They are at... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous choice of accommodation in Coober Pedy. It was incredibly hot while we were there 45 degrees plus and the choice of an underground room was perfect. The temperature is a stable 22 ish degrees and there is no need for air con to dry out the atmosphere. The hotel staff are polite and friendly and the rooms are a... More 

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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last stop before Uluru and the first on the way back to Adelaide. Both times we had underground rooms which were (mercifully) cool, spacious and well appointed. The hotel staff were great and we enjoyed breakfast in the restaurant which had plenty of choice and was reasonably priced. We would have liked to stay a little longer and take advantage... More 

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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Excellent accommodation in the centre of Coober Pedy, which has both underground and above ground rooms. Rooms are spacious and clean with ensuite bathrooms that are ample size with good lighting. The room we stayed in was above ground with queen and single beds. Comfortable and warm - although being cold is not often a problem in Coober! Fully air... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed a couple of nights. Lovely place, up a hill, parking at top. Nice places to sit outside. Staff very helpful. Our room was cut right into the hill. Amazingly snug and warm. Sample bits of raw 'rock' and other walls re-created. But well done, nicely decorated and clean. Only criticism was the room deodorizer/cleaning fluid was a bit... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed 1 night in an underground room, very clean and so quiet. The staff was friendly and helpful. A warm welcome by the Manager Jack, and he gave us good advices to choose a good wine for dinner. He looked after us very well. Well done, we will be back.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

On our long trip through the outback we had a enjoyable stay at the Desert Cave Hotel.the food in Umbertos was first class and the managerJacques was very helpful.We used the pool on 2 occasions and found everything fine.The underground room was spacious and well equiped and very naturally cool.

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Adelaide, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Well worth the high rating that's been awarded. Room very well appointed. Staff helpful especially when arrived back after a day tour to find reception closed and our room key unobtainable. Thank you the barman who was still working. Restaurant not cheap but well presented snd served. Just sn smazing experience.

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Address: Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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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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