We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Lot 1 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Opal Inn to your Saves list
Opal Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
51%
Ranked #3 of 4 Coober Pedy B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014
MarimBendigo Bendigo
  • Overview
  • Reviews (26)
  • Photos (6)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (4)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

26 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    0
    12
    13
    1
    0
See reviews for
3
17
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Bendigo
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Opal inn is a good place to stay, affordable clean units , friendly attentive staff. Has everything you need such as dining,tours organised etc. it was recommended by a friend . I would recommend it to everyone .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hobart, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Stayed in the budget motel section at $90/ night for a shared twin room with private facilities (compared to $145 for the main motel rooms). Very comfortable and perfect for our needs. Good shower and tea/coffee making facilities. Priced low for the tightness of the room and dated furnishings, but there is a shared courtyard. Better than camping in a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Gorokan, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This caravan park is lovely and clean, the amenities are in very good order and kept very clean. The 20c x 4 minutes for a showers is a great idea to save water - you can spend 40c but it makes it a long shower. This park is close to town so it is good for walking if you wish.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
King's Lynn
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The Opal Inn is conveniently placed just opposite the Shell garage as you enter the town, and it's close to the excellent Greek restaurant (Tom and Mary's) which was sadly closed for the summer. But it's really boring. OK price, with a summer offer at $110, but no character, lots of dogs and a few drunks hanging around, boring and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shepparton
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights comfortable beds staff were friendly. Had the continental breakfast Included in our stay. Tried dinner here as well I had battered barra great , my wife had pasta that she did not enjoy as it was to oily

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Adelaide
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The staff in the hotel where you book and pay are lovely. I did not enter the hotel beyond reception. The caravan park to the rear of the property is situated on the corners of busy roads, busy not like a city, but instead huge trucks rumble past at night just when you are trying to get to sleep. There... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Stayed here for three nights and found the amenities clean, no water to vans but water was availible for drinking. We use our van tanks for the time we were there. Water is precious in Coober Pedy! The staff were friendly and helpful to book local tours.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Melbourne, Australia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Have stayed here a few times now and always comfortable. This time seems like new team running the motel and restaurant and seems much improved and very friendly. Bistro meal good value and worth a visit as staff friendly and food nice. Enjoyed our stay and would recommend it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

On the way to Darwin for our annual fishing trip we encounted car problems near Coober Pedy. After getting towed into town we booked in to the Opal Inn. We got the 120 $ per night rooms. Beds good. Tv only has 5 channels. Not much to do in Coober pedy that doesn't revolve around opals. But then place grows... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cairns, Australia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We needed a decent nights rest after being on the road for 3 days and sleeping rough in our car in some dodgy caravan parks. Opal Inn was just right for us. Reception was very friendly and mindful of our security, warning us to not leave anything in our car. Like many outback towns, Coober Pedy is suffering some real... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Opal Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Opal Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Opal Inn

Address: Lot 1 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Opal Inn 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Agoda, Tingo, Despegar.com, BookingOdigeoWL, Venere and Otel so you can book your Opal Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

6 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
80

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer