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Desert Cave Hotel

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Hutchison Street Lot 3, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 Australia See on map
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem. Wonderful meal that would be up there with the finest restaurants in Australia. Excellent service, food was top shelf. Great to stroll around the hotel with plenty see including a good gift shop.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MarkKT1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here on a road trip from Adelaide to Darwin. We were not greeted with the most friendly reception at the underground bar or reception. When we asked if we could order off the bar menu we were told there were...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank minaw2017
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Luckily we didn’t spend the night here...the treatment from the cafe/gem boutique staff was enough to turn us off. The cafe attendant was also manning the jewellery boutique and her attitude suggested that it was inconvenient to be disturbed from sitting down and browsing on...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 6 December 2018

What was promised as an "Underground Bar" was a pokey little place , very dark in places and lacking in any spirit or atmosphere I'm afraid. Had one drink and that was one too many ! The Hotel itself appeared very nice and the information...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This hotel complex is quite amazing and almost out of context and in dissonance with the rest of Coober Pedy but it is an alternative for those who do not want to stay in digouts. or go full Coober Pedy style. We experienced Desert Cave...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you its great you enjoy your stay

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Description
The Desert Cave Hotel is the world's only underground international hotel. We're located at Coober Pedy, which since 1915 has lured those who seek the elusive opal, found in this vast outback semi-desert area. More Available Government and Corporate Rates with meal deals available. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
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Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$100 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desert Cave Coober Pedy
Location
Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$100 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desert Cave Coober Pedy
Location
Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
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Opposite1114
24 September 2014|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, as we were travelling in a tour bus.
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"Maybe the underground rooms are better?"
belindamagnano
30 Sep 2018
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"Not book this hotel underground!"
824ollis
22 Aug 2018
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"Above ground rooms with air conditioning are recommended, but we stayed in the dugout room for the..."
BethB579
12 Feb 2018
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"Staying underground is a novelty and fun but not a necessity."
oliviar934
10 Jan 2018
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