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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long hot drive, to arrive at a clean and welcoming underground motel is pleasing in this arid environment. Reception was friendly and the room to which we were escorted was fresh, cool and surprisingly well presented and furnished. The only missing item was a luggage stand. The underground complex is unexpectedly extensive and generously proportioned. Free WiFi works... More 

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Thank Walter K
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12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recommend this motel. Very unique rooms/premises and friendly helpful staff/owners. Considering the location, what else was available, and what would be typical at other locations, this was pure luxury. If you like to make some noise ;-) well this place is ideal!! Don't expect a massive room, nor luxury bathrooms or anything else for that matter, but take what... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I saw the name of this hotel I couldn't see how and underground motel could have a 'lookout', however it turns out to be built into the side of a hill. It is run by a friendly and helpful family. The rooms are like little caves - maybe not the best if you are claustrophobic! - but ours was... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you walk in the foyer you see a neatly presented well appointed area... the rooms are a good size... the view from the roof over Coober Pedy at night is amazing..the walking track is a bit rough but not bad enough to turn you off

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Thank 24rhonda400
Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cave to sleep... No windows of course. Quiet and amazing experience ! Nice vue from the roof of the hotel. Little breakfast available. 20 minutes by feet to go to John's pizza bar ! I recommand this place.

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Thank jeanmarievoyage
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Queen 2 bedroom apartment....absolutely awesome. Beautifully fitted out. Nick, the owner, was very helpful. Amazing concept, living underground. If we come back to Coober Pedy, we'll definitely be checking back in. Thank you to Nick and his family. We climbed the steps up on to the 'roof' for the 360degree view of Coober Pedy. Pretty damn... More 

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Thank Becky M
Roxby Downs, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazed by the friendly staff as soon as you enter the reception. Very accommodating and helpful. Loved the room! Love that their coffee in the room is Moccona :) I wish they have small face towels though and somewhere to put the soap inside the shower room. And they don't provide shampoo and conditioner, luckily we always bring our own.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on recent tour with Truely Tribal and loved it. I had been a little nervous about staying underground but the room was so beautiful and peaceful. The owners and their family are really friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank lou664
New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a family room (twice - both up and back on our road trip to Uluru) and loved the 'famous five/secret seven' feel of the underground stay. Run by very nice, helpful peeps. Cosy and cute. Overlooks the infamous Coober Pedy drive-in (if you're a Priscilla fan) - next time we'll make sure we're there on a Saturday night!

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Thank Megan B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the family room. I am happy to recommend The Lookout Cave Underground Hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. We were seeking the underground experience and that is what we got. I would stay there again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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: $100 - $194 (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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