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Opal Inn

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Lot 1 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Belmont, Australia
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66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Reception staff were great, very helpful. Our room was huge and fantastic value, perfect for a night stop over. The room itself was quite dated but clean and tidy. Breakfast and dinner onsite were both nice

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10 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reception was very good. Average price for a reasonable caravan park. I know Coober Pedy has a water issue, but when you are asked to pay for your showers, and for drinking water, then I think the price of the caravan park should be reduced accordingly. Also, not all showers work and 2 of the toilets needed attention.

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Thank TrevJules
Bathurst, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't book ahead but upon arrival we were greeted by the man from the restaurant, said he was unsure of what to do but got us booked in anyway. Room was ok, but when it came to the hot water I was disappointed as I had a Luke warm shower and my daughter had a cold one, at 4deg... More 

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Thank Bicki08
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival the reception staff were great, full of useful information which helped tremendously. Free WiFi was a bonus and it was great to have phone signal here after being in the outback for 2 weeks! The room was OK, clean but basic! There were all the facilities you would expect in a hotel, kettle, hairdryer but the best bit... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival, reception staff could not have been more helpful, they went out of their way to make us welcome. The room was very comfortable and the restaurant served the best steak I have ever eaten.

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Thank Roz F
Maleny, Australia
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105 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Having booked, without any advice as to the limitations of the park, we arrived after a six hour drive to learn the caravan sites do not have water, and if you want water there is a point where you put $1.00 in the slot for 40 litres. The amenities bloock is clean and serviceable, where you pay 20 cents for... More 

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Thank Greg M
Nina C, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Greg, I apologise that you were not advised of the sites not having water at the time of booking and for the water regulation issues you mentioned. I have passed your feedback to the Front Office team to ensure all guests who book via phone are made aware of the water limitations and maintenance are currently investigating the showers.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Arrived late in Coober Pedy to find a caravan park. The lady at reception was very helpful. They have a great Bistro on site that is very warm, inviting and the staff are warm and friendly. Dispite the restaruant undergoing renevation it still had a homely feel. We order two pizzas an ongoing special and they were hot, had heaps... More 

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Thank Alison B
Nina C, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alison, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Opal Inn. We are glad that our team provided you with warm and friendly service and that you enjoyed your experience in our Bistro. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Opal Inn... More 

Geelong, Australia
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33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stayed with our caravan in the caravan park attached to the Opal Inn (Hotel, Motel &Caravan Park). Security cameras are all around the property. Reasonable Rate for a powered site. Very clean amenities,showers are 20 cents for 4 minutes which was enough. No water on tap at the sites. No sullage point at sites. Dump point in town on... More 

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Thank Sylvia v
Nina C, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sylvia, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your meal in our bistro and found our prices reasonable. We do have sullage available on sites, our staff are always happy to help should our guests be unable to locate the sullage point. We wish you will... More 

Broken Hill, Australia
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a one stop, this is your place. Friendly staff, great meals, cheap and affordable accomadation. Beer prices are not average, but then again your not on the coast or in the city. I would stay here again and I will let friends know how great I thought the place was.

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Thank GBrianW
Nina C, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi GBrianW, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us. We are very happy that you found our staff to be friendly and enjoyed the meals on offer. We certainly appreciate the recommendation to friends and look forward to welcoming you back to the Opal Inn should you return to Coober Pedy in the future. Kind Regards... More 

Darwin, Australia
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120 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Nothing flash but very clean and well maintained. Night manager on duty for late checkins. You can park right outside your room. Free wi fi. Close to the Shell petrol station which does great meals. Breakfast available?

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Thank jojomill
Nina C, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jojomill, Thank you for taking the time to review our stay with us. We are very happy that you found your room clean and well maintained. We have breakfast available every day, 6.45am - 9.00am. Our Bistro also serves Lunch and Dinner, we recommend experiencing our meals should you return to Coober Pedy in the future. We wish you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the middle of the town of Coober Pedy in the heart of outback South Australia. It is a unique town with underground homes, restaurants, shops, churches and walk-in underground mines. Alice Springs is around 680 km away, and Adelaide is some 850 km away. This 80-room hotel is a popular destination in Coober Pedy, tourists come here, as much to holiday as to explore why this town is so famous amongst gemstone lovers. The air-conditioned hotel includes a lobby, bar, restaurant and conference facilities. Free car parking and free wifi is available to guests. The hotel offers a host of rooms and facilities for its various guests. All rooms have en suite bathrooms and feature with reverse cycle air conditioning systems and modern amenities, including a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can have pre-dinner drinks at the bar and later dine at the in-house restaurant, the in-house kitchen can provide you with a sumptuous breakfast to start the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Opal Inn

Address: Lot 1 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: $102 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Opal Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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