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The Underground Motel

P.O. Box 375 | Catacomb Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
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The Underground Motel
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We travelled through Coober Pedy and just had to stay at least one night underground. We decided on the Underground Motel and were not disappointed. We arrived late in the evening and were met by a lovely friendly lady who could not have more helpful. She checked us in and showed us to our room and the guest breakfast room.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four loved this place. You can not go to Coober Pedy without experiencing what 50% of the population does. The motel kind of has a south western feel to it with the cactus garden and terracotta decor. The place was spotless and friendly employees. We could self cater too but kitchen was a little cramped and several... More

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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Underground Motel was recommended by a friend to us as a great place to stay. It proved to be an excellent recommendation. We had booked the motel as a novelty and and we weren't sure what to expect staying underground. However we thoroughly enjoyed the experience and ended up returning for a second stay. The tariff was $125 a... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed here one night on our way from Adelaide to Alice Springs, for the underground experience, and we were not disappointed. I could go into detail, but nomad949,Ozmatho and Michael c have more or less said it all. What I will say however is if you are wanting an underground experience while in Coober Pedy, I highly recommend this motel,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Took a quick road trip to Coober Pedy with friends to check the place out. Booked a couple rooms at the Underground Motel. We had a fabulous weekend touring around Coober Pedy and really enjoyed using the Underground Motel for a home base. It was a lovely place with a veranda we enjoyed in the morning and the evening. The... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed at this motel previously and wanted to take interstate friends there for the underground experience. It is very clean, comfortable and the staff very friendly & helpful with advice regarding restaurants, tours etc. A continental breakfast is included.

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Hobart, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed a night here, largely to have the underground accommodation experience. The room was reasonably spacious, given it was underground, and bathroom facilities were good. My wife found it somewhat claustrophobic, but I enjoyed the novelty. Breakfast was complimentary, but the bare basics were supplied - white bread, fruit, milk, and cereals. The communal-kitchen area was... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

A very pleasant one night stay, en route further north. The room was a good size, well maintained and sufficient shower and washing facilities. The kitchen had tea/coffee making all day, and breakfast supplies were good. Free internet was an added bonus!

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Townsville Queensland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a night en route to Adelaide after a week on the road and this place exceeded our expectations. Initial thoughts on Coober Pedy were not too flash but after checking in to the Underground Motel we settled in after cooking in the excellent common kitchen and were blown away by the clean rooms... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We rocked up at almost 11pm after a very hot drive up from Adelaide. At was 33C outside and we were lucky enough to find one of the staff sitting outside just before finishing his shift (else we would have had to camp out or drive through). Despite not having a booking and barging in on the end of his... More

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Address: P.O. Box 375 | Catacomb Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Underground Hotel Coober Pedy
Underground Hotel Coober Pedy

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Well maintained property with very clean rooms and grounds, situated on the edge of the town center in a quiet and secure area. All rooms underground, with ensuite shower/toilet, TV and phone. Internet WiFi Hotspot. Great elevated location offering a fantastic view over the desert landscape and the Breakaways. Outdoor setting under veranda, trailer/caravan parking, children's play area, BBQ, kitchen and laundry facilities. Visitor information and tour arrangements. ... more   less 
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