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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

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1141 McKenzie Close | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 , Australia
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Mildura
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking distance to main street , but yet a very quiet area.We had last room on LHS @ end of corridor ( built into side of hill) .Great underground living experience.Exposed wall to wall & ceiling sandstone , but neat & clean tiled floor & bathroom.Bathroom a bit small but functional.My wife & i stayed for 3 x nights @... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location for getting around the town. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were comfortable with lots of amenities, at an affordable price. There waa pickup from bus stop when I arrived.

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Thank Sarah Louise G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had booked into tbe Lookout Cave a couple of weeks ago but due to a plumbing problem the room was unavailable. Sam was great and booked us into another motel so when we came back through, we thought we would try again. The room is compact but very clean and cosy. We cooked our dinner on the outdoor BBQ... More 

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Thank Sue S
Moss Vale, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff on arrival after a long car trip. Given the remoteness of the town, the facilities were better than expected. Some of the bathrooms are a bit dated but we had three rooms and some had already been renovated very nicely. Very comfortable staying underground, stays 23 degrees constantly. Larger than expected spaces and no feelings of claustrophobia.... More 

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Thank geoffreys32
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for an underground stay to get a feel for Coober Pedy living. Modern perks, comfortable beds and linens. Good view of the town and friendly staff. Noisy corridor but would definitely recommend it.

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Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To experience a night or two underground, there is no better pace to stay. Set in the base of one of the highest points in Coober Pedy, the rooms are well appointed and the staff are all very friendly and helpful. Climb the stairs, especially at sunrise or sunset, for a 360 degree view over the town.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for the underground experience and like comfort as well, this is ideal. We stayed in the miner's hut which is a fully self contained apartment for 2 people. Everything is fresh, and modern and has a luxury feel. The room was serviced with fresh linen even though we were only staying 2 nights. An unexpected pearl... More 

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Port Augusta, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to stay in an underground apartment while in Coober Pedy but were unsure about staying in a room totally underground. The Miners Dugout at this establishment was perfect for our stay. The fully equipped apartment was very comfortable, 22 degrees at all times despite the weather being fine but cold. This apartment had a small window in the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in this lovely accommodation with a fully equipped kitchenette (Miners Dugout). Their standard room was fully booked during the school holiday season. Good comfortable Queen size bed, free wifi and free on-site parking. Enjoyed the "rooftop" sunset view. Conveniently located and only 5 min from shops and supermarket such as IGA/Foodland. The standard rooms were located... More 

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South West Rocks, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic room, wasn't sure what to expect in an underground motel but it was an unexpected surprise. Beds were very comfortable, bathroom clean and adequate, in-room facilities were very good. Constant temperature was very comfortable. Reception staff were very pleasant and helpful.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Close | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: $97 - $141 (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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