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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 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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Orlando FL
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of their underground rooms......how could we not?! It was clean, definitely quiet, comfortable and had the most beautiful walls and ceiling I've ever seen. The hotel is interesting, including their underground tunnel museum, the cafe on the property was staffed with delightful people, the free washer and dryer were an unexpected bonus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed recently on a return from Uluru. It's a quarter of the price of Uluru and was a similar, if not a better experience for us. What an amazing place and such great service. To find a place of this quality in the centre of Australia took us by surprise! The food was superb and reasonably priced, rooms were clean... More

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65 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has the bones of a very good hotel and a unique travel experience. We stayed for one night in an above ground rom for 3 and we were very comfortable. Big, comfortable beds, a spacious room and a good bathroom. The decor is getting a bit dated but is not too bad. The thing that disappointed slightly was the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely not worth paying $170, rooms daggy and outdated, swimming pool out of order for the entire winter season, no bar meals just a set three course menu too pricey, staff at least were friendly considering they probably get numerous complaints a day.

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midnorth coast nsw
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at this hotel around 5pm....we were very tired and decided to stay in the first place we stopped at. The clerk gave us a "special" $170 room rate instead of $255.00. The room was big and spacious but had an underlying smell through it. The king size bed very comfy but the towels in bathroom had holes in... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No negative review here! A very welcome, clean and comfortable stay in an upstairs room. Stayed here twice - once on way north, and again on way south. WiFi good. Huge bathrooms that were clean. Supermarket, fuel, take away shops all close and John's Pizza restaurant is pretty much opposite. Pricey - but balanced budget with a bottle of wine... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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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14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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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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