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The Underground Motel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on the way to Uluru and again on the way home. Great place to stay, very clean, comfortable and the shower was fantastic. Made to feel welcome by the owner. Thanks Mike! Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

One of our bucket list ticked off. Mike the host at this motel(I prefer to call it a boutique hotel)has it definitely going on at this fantastic place extremely well presented and looked after down to the little things as well complementary continental breakfast for the morning if needed we would have stayed there for the entirety of our stay...

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The other reviews were all correct, this is a great place with a terrific host, Mike. He knows everything you could want to know about CP, but won't force it on you. One thing many other reviews did not mention is his garden. It is coming on a treat and expanding yearly. Amazing to see so much greenery springing up...

1Thank JOhn R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Not only is it an experience to stay in an underground motel but this place surpasses all others. It is well located to town and noodling sites, spotlessly clean and Mike is very welcoming and helpful. Mike offers a wealth of information regarding Coober Pedy and the sites, he even lent us a pick and shovel to go noodling. Breakfast...

1Thank Rhonda K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It was a unique experience to sleep in an underground motel. The room was very comfortable with excellent ensuite facilities. It was brilliant to sit on the verandah eating our continental breakfast as we looked out on the outback landscape. Similarly having a beer at sunset in the same setting was equally as good.

1Thank 336larrye
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Having booked to stay here months ago we're not disappointed. The size of the room and view, has left us speechless. The recommendations to see and do in Coober Pedy were spot on, and when everyone asks where we are staying, all know them well. The Breakaways view is spectacular from the motel.

2Thank Kate & Brendan V
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one night whilst travelling up north for work. The room was spacious and stayed very cool throughout the evening. Mike was a great host, very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again. Thanks!

1Thank Shane M
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

So happy we stopped here - Mike was just lovely and so welcoming. Don't think you can beat this place on price. It is a must do if in the area and want to experience staying underground. It was way more than we expected. We stayed in a small apartment, with two bedrooms and small kitchen.

Thank Jen N
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 8 which is separate from other rooms that are at top of property. Room 8 has 2 bedrooms and has very good continental breakfast provisions. Room was very clean and so cool on a 43 degree day. Merci was fantastic responding to any queries we had before booking and was very prompt at responding to emails....

Thank Brenton N Julie F
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a family of 4 on our way to Uluru. Staying underground was a bit of a treat. I couldn't fault the staff and the facilities - A+ for it all. The help yourself breakfast was great. The price was very very reasonable and we were just down the road from the Catacomb Church. I thought we...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well maintained property with very clean rooms and grounds, situated on the edge of the town center in a quiet and secure area. All rooms underground, with ensuite shower/toilet, TV and phone. Internet WiFi Hotspot. Great elevated location offering a fantastic view over the desert landscape and the Breakaways. Outdoor setting under veranda, trailer/caravan parking, children's play area, BBQ, kitchen and laundry facilities. Visitor information and tour arrangements. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Underground Motel

Address: P.O. Box 375 | Catacomb Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Underground Hotel Coober Pedy
Underground Hotel Coober Pedy
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Coober Pedy
#3 Business Hotel in Coober Pedy
#4 Family Hotel in Coober Pedy
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“Room 5 was more spacious than room 4”
198bradf, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“the family suites have an outdoor space and microwave/kettle/fridge.”
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“The first room on the left hand side has a window”
xxxSaraHxxx91, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in two different rooms and they are all similar.”
Madmel55_24, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't chose room 1”
299angelao, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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