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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

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  • Excellent45%
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“souvenir shop”(4 reviews)
“dorm room”(2 reviews)
“middle of town”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn is located in the centre of Coober Pedy, on the town's main street.The Underground accommodation is located between the BP and Mobil service stations and has a red digital time/temperature display above the motel/hostel...
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1 Oliver St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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3.6 km to Coober Pedy Airport
11 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staying in the large two bedroom unit. Well priced and comfortable nicely cool underground. In room tea and coffee supplied. Convenient kitchen TV room and laundry. Centre of town. Friendly staff and off road parking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the town that I insisted we had to stop at to try their underground accommodation... something to tick off the bucket list ...so to speak. The Radeka is a backpackers inn mostly … the rooms are just an adornment because they are very...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a group of four friends that booked a lovely clean room with one double bed and bunk beds. Clean linen and towels were provided and we were even allowed to check in at 6am on the day of check in. It’s a must...More

Thank Jess N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The underground cave was really cool and definitely a fun way to stay. Given it is underground, there is no need for cooling nor heating as the temperature stays relatively constant. The only downfall to this is the noise though. The giant dug out cave...More

Thank Alisha F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here out of necessity because of caravan problems and I do NOT enjoy being underground. My family was not concerned and shortly I got used to the idea. At ground level is a big shared kitchen that provides a huge range of cooking...More

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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn is located in the centre of Coober Pedy, on the town's main street.The Underground accommodation is located between the BP and Mobil service stations and has a ...More red digital time/temperature display above the motel/hostel entrance."Live Like a Local" by experiencing living 3.5m or 6.5m underground at Radeka Downunder. "Warm in Winter, Cool in Summer".3 choices of accommodation are available; 3.5 metres underground motel rooms with private en suite, 6.5 metres underground budget rooms and open dorms with shared bathroom and toilet facilities or air-conditioned above ground motel rooms with private en suite.Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn offers a courtesy bus pick up and drop off at the local bus station for Greyhound passengers and local airport for Regional Express passengers and travelling pilots.Free secure on-site parking is available, and motor bikes and push bikes can be placed under cover. Communal Facilities Include: a fully equipped Kitchen, TV/Dining Room, coin operated Washing Machine & Dryer, Residential Bar & Souvenir/Gift Shop. Several restaurants are two to five minutes' walk away.Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn is suitable for any age group, nationality, families, couples, singles, friends travelling together, contractors and student groups.Run as a family business, Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn offers half day tours of Coober Pedy, the opal fields and the scenic Breakaways.ALL tours are available morning and afternoon depending on public demand. Less
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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"Be brave - head downstairs."
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"ask for a quiet room if you like to sleep well."
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"A room under ground"
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"Remember you won't have internet underground."
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