We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

    1141 McKenzie CL | P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    US$101
    US$101
    US$101
    Traveller (218)
    Room & Suite (65)
    Storyboard
    The Underground Motel
    214 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Mud Hut Motel
    251 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Desert View Apartments
    184 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Comfort Inn CooberPedy Experience
    153 reviews
    #3 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good38%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Laundry Service
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Restaurant
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from The Lookout Cave Underground Motel
    Offers & Announcements: 10% off room rate
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    The Underground Motel
    214 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Mud Hut Motel
    251 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Desert View Apartments
    184 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Comfort Inn CooberPedy Experience
    153 reviews
    #3 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Rooms
    30 Jul31 Jul
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$101.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Coober Pedy hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6710b2e430344b7493e88e3925807e41", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1227400,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79550025],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":101,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"6710b2e430344b7493e88e3925807e41","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":101,"lowestMetaPrice":101,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":101,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":101,"lowestMetaPrice":101,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":101,"hotelName":"The Lookout Cave Underground Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjY3MTBiMmU0MzAzNDRiNzQ5M2U4OGUzOTI1ODA3ZTQxIiwiQUlLIjoiODIxY2I2NWI0MjRiNGQ1ZWJkZWIyNzE2MzA3NTMzZDgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "30/07/2017", "checkOut": "31/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$101", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"55931972":"Expedia","78974359":"OrbitzEWS","63744350":"TravelocityEWS","79550025":"CheapTicketsEWS","55185148":"BookingCom","76511670":"Hotwire","63392733":"IB_SiteMinder_1FumN2R","109329163":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (585)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 560 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed in one of the front units with a bed room, living area, kitchen and fully underground bath room. It was fantastic experience and the place is kept very neat and the kitchen is fully equipped. It was fun climbing up the stairs to...More

    Thank Indaus
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    We could not fault anything. The staff were very warm, friendly and helpful on arrival and check in. The rooms are generous in size, gorgeous ambience, and very comfortable. We slept in due to the quietness, the darkness and and comfort of the bed. We...More

    1  Thank Joanne395
    Response from lookoutcave, Owner at The Lookout Cave Underground MotelResponded 28 April 2017

    Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay and just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with.

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Very good place, everything is very clean. We were in a family room with 1 queen and 2 single beds, one of them was behind a wall, which meant we didn't see any light from the queen room which helped us have awesome sleep. The...More

    Thank ElvyK11
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Man at the front counter was incredibly great. Waiting for us a we were running a bit behind time. Very friendly and helpful. Rooms the cleanest I've ever seen,was spotless. Great experience sleeping underground

    Thank 1992danya
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We stayed in the self contain 2 bedroom unit. It felt very exclusive as we had our own door and car place. The unit was very comfortable and very well equipped. Sleeping in the cave room was marvellous, just the right temperature and very quiet...More

    Thank Margaret W
    The Underground Motel
    214 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Mud Hut Motel
    251 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Desert View Apartments
    184 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    Comfort Inn CooberPedy Experience
    153 reviews
    #3 of 7 hotels in Coober Pedy
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Coober Pedy
    • #2 Business Hotel in Coober Pedy
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Coober Pedy
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Hotwire and Cheap Tickets so you can book your The Lookout Cave Underground Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • South Australia >
    • Coober Pedy
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (218)
    Room & Suite (65)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (181)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Mud Hut Motel
    251 reviews
    1.22 km away
     
    The Underground Motel
    214 reviews
    .11 km away
     
    Comfort Inn CooberPedy Experience
    153 reviews
    .69 km away
     
    Desert View Apartments
    184 reviews
    .10 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    John's Pizza Bar & Restaurant
    840 reviews
    .92 km away
    Outback Bar & Grill
    243 reviews
    1.45 km away
    Barbecue Inn Underground
    78 reviews
    1.10 km away
    Umbertos
    67 reviews
    .73 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Faye's Underground Home
    235 reviews
    .28 km away
    Old Timers Mine
    458 reviews
    .63 km away
    Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
    314 reviews
    .73 km away
    Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage
    212 reviews
    .53 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Debbie S
    22 May 2017|
    Answer Show all 7 answers
    Response from Onthegokidintow O | Reviewed this property |
    I wouldn't be so sure about parking the caravan in the carpark - but talk to the owners as they may have somewhere you could park it while staying at the hotel. We really enjoyed our stay there last year - so much so that... More
    1
    Vote
    loverapidbay
    8 June 2016|
    Answer Show all 8 answers
    Response from lookoutcave | Property representative |
    Yes our dugouts have kitchen facilities and there are also free BBQ facilities onsite available for all to use. The 3 dugouts that have kitchen facilities are our Queen Apartment, Miners Dugout or Budget Dugout. All rooms... More
    0
    Votes
    Zara T
    13 January 2015|
    Answer
    Response from lookoutcave | Property representative |
    Hi there...we are approx 1.5km's from the Visitor Information Centre. I am guessing it would take the average person around 20-25 minutes.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "a super choice especially if you are staying more than one night so you can make best use of the facilities."
    Read review
    "All rooms are quiet. There is a front double room that would be good for a family."
    Read review
    "All good. No special hints as all underground."
    Read review
    "All accommodation in this motel is great."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing