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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This motel was a preferred choice for a Coober Pedy underground sleeping experience. The motel is elevated above the town. The room, carved out of the rock was clean and spatially efficient. The bathroom was small and dated but serviceable. To have no daylight was an interesting sensory experience. All rooms open onto a long vestibule linked to a foyer.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for three nights after a tour of the Painted Desert, Birdsville and Oodnadatta Tracks etc, so we stayed in some pretty basic accommodation when out there. It was great to get to this motel for some comfort! Staff were friendly and the room was nice and clean. Actually the room was very dark with all the lights... More 

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Thank Janette S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel looks ordinary from the outside, but is amazing once inside the foyer leading to the rooms. The lady at reception was really helpful explaining what we should see in the area. The room itself was also very good.

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Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very pleasant & helpful. The room was spotless, very, very clean & the bed linen crispy white. I had always wanted to have one night in an underground motel, just for the experience, so we left our caravan in a caravan park & although we were paying double, it was worth it.

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Thank Shirley G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing !! Wonderful !! I cannot praise this accomodation enough!! The underground ambience and experience was awesome and the staff were amazing , warm & welcoming! ! Very reasonable rate for thexexoerience you receive !! 👍👍😊

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are second to none in Coober Pedy. I have stayed at another similar style place, just not as good. If I visit again, this is where I will be staying. Don't forget to go up to the roof top and view the sunset.

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Blue Mountains NSW
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 1 bedroom dugout with great facilities...fridge, microwave, a real sink, and crockery & cutlery. The bedroom had very crisp sheets. The temperature was pleasant and consistent and the unit very quiet and clean. We were given helpful information about local attractions on arrival and an unexpected discount for staying for more than one night. We loved... More 

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the two bedroom apartment on Saturday night and despite my heart skipping when they could not find our booking we checked in OK and had a great stay. The room was very well appointed, clean and the kitchenette was very useful.

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Thank TeamJaffa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night at the Lookout Cave Underground Motel. Very quiet, and it was easy to assume you were in a motel room above ground. The temperature was perfect, 24 degrees or so. Amazing how they did the lighting, the temperature, the water supply etc. I would stay here again. The only things which could have been improved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little worried about feeling claustrophobic staying 'underground' but was relieved that we were actually on the ground floor and the rooms had been tunnelled out of a hill. Loved the feeling of the place, the darkness was great for sleeping and if your neighbours were quiet, then it was really peaceful. The supply of bowls, plates and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lookout Cave is a family owned and operated Underground Motel, providing guests with a warm &welcoming atmosphere.Located minutes from the town centre the Lookout Cave is situated on a hillside in a secure and quietlocation with views over looking Coober Pedy.The Motel features 18 underground guestrooms including one & two bedroom self-contained units. Allrooms are equipped with a bar fridge, 32” LED TV, kettle, toaster and include a private en-suite with toiletand shower.Immerse yourself with ochre-lit skies across the vast desert landscape that continues as far as the eyecan see.Coober Pedy is a resource of hidden treasures; we encourage you to explore and discover a unique outback experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

Address: 1141 McKenzie CL | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: $98 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lookout Cave Underground Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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