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Desert Cave Hotel

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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. Available Government and Corporate Rates with meal deals available.
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Paid Internet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The Desert Cave Hotel is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Large, clean, well-appointed rooms, a huge bathroom, very comfortable bed and curtains that actually shut out the light - which is a rare find in hotels - were just some of the highlights. Centrally...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank KAOSabroad
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope the future will see your return.

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 4 weeks ago

Thank you its great you enjoy your stay

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This town is very different to anything I have ever encountered before and having seen it, did not expect much from this hotel. But I was pleasantly surprised! I did not sleep a wink here. Someone had set the alarm clock to go off at...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank HyosGirl
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and looking forward to seeing you if you travel this way again. Your comments have been passed to the bar and housekeeping staff

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The underground family room was great, it had everything we needed including the laundry facilities and the room service on top. The staff were brilliant with helping us out when needed with questions or helping us out. we enjoyed the underground walk with pictures and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Amber M
Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 18 October 2018

Its great to here that you and your family enjoy your stay with us. I will pass on comments to the our staff and again thank you and we look forward to seeing you again.

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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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PRICE RANGE
US$103 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
desert cave coober pedy
LOCATION
AustraliaSouth AustraliaCoober Pedy
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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