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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

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Certificate of Excellence


#2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
Certificate of Excellence
The Lookout Cave Underground Motel offers 3 & 4 star underground accommodation in a quiet & secure location set on a hillside overlooking town. The Motel features 18 underground guestrooms including one & two bedroom self-contained units. All rooms are equipped with a bar fridge, 32” LED TV, kettle, toaster and include a private en-suite with toilet and shower. Immerse yourself with ochre-lit skies across the vast desert landscape that continues as far as the eye can see. Sleeping underground is a one of a kind experience, unique in its entirety and an opportunity not to be missed. Our rooms go deep in to the hillside; up to 50m at ground level and approximately 25m underground. If its on your bucket list - plan your holiday and cross it off!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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We stayed 2 nights and really enjoyed staying here. On arrival we were given a very warm welcome, the lady on the front desk was lovely. We were very impressed with our room it was spacious and very clean. The bonus about staying in places like this is unlike a lot of motels you
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My partner and I fell in love with Coober Pedy at first sight - it’s a crazy, unique town you’d never find anywhere else. And we fell in love with the Lookout, too. What a great place! The owner was lovely and friendly - talked us through the sights of town, even circled a map
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From the out side you wouldn't think there are 22 rooms that have been dug into the hillside as well as the managers residence and office. The main hallway was like a long cavern with a bend in the middle that you would find in a cave apart from the carpet on the floor with the
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Arrived in town and headed straight for the hotel, the room was ready and stuff were super friendly. Please do your self a favour and see the sun set with 180 degrees of sky it seams to just go for ever.
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This place is incredible, doesn't look like much from outside, but yet nothing does in Coober Pedy! It's crazy how they build houses or rooms into the sides of mountains of rock!! It's a bizarre concept but a truly incredible thing they have created in this unique mining
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$105 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaSouth AustraliaCoober Pedy
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