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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 reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew F Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Orlando FL
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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 October 9, 2014 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
65 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

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 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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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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