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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great friendly people, clean neat well thought out set up . Well cared for gardens and surrounds, very peaceful setting away from town . Cool fresh and unique . Suitable for families , rooms that accommodate up to 6 people. I'm very impressed with the facility , as so much is not great here in Coober Pedy.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The rooms are set out so that two bedrooms share a communal space (lounge area) and kitchen where there is DIY toast and cereal for breakfast. Smart, clean rooms and friendly owners. Good wifi too. Forget that you are inside a hill most of the time!

Thank Kate B
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great friendly service who go above and beyond for their guest. Homely accomodation & very clean. Breaky provisions of cereal, bread for toast with condiments also a large bowl of fruit. Value for your buck especially if you have kids. Safe bunks for them too!

Thank WineandDineMe2
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Underground Motel is a very comfortable place to stop after a long day in the car. From booking to checking out the service was friendly and helpful. The rooms were comfortable and clean. A lovely place to star gaze in the evening.

1Thank Stokes5
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the underground 2 bedroom family unit for 3 nights. It had everything we needed including kitchenette, bathroom and TV/mobile/internet connection. Comfortable and inviting. Merce was the only staff member there and was wonderful to us. So friendly and nothing was too much trouble. She even collected our clothes from our bathroom when I asked about laundry. She...

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a stop over between Alice Springs and Adelaide. The host was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The bunk beds mattresses were extremely comfortable however the double bed one was pretty springing and you made the other person moved when you moved. Overall a very good stay and we would stay again.

Thank Giselle M
Eldorado, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Loved the entrance and rooms. Kids loved being underground. Bathrooms beautiful with nice shower. Complimentary breakfast good. Staff friendly. Views great and nice outdoor furniture to enjoy bottle of bubbles.

Thank Brooke H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is the first time for me a motel that is submerged into the side of a hill. With just 9 rooms it is both intimate and therefor quiet. The first thing that struck me was on arrival the Manager and due to its size the everything person was very polite and accomodating to our needs. Nothing was to much...

Thank Madmel55_24
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stayed whilst on a tour and was a little apprehensive at first but it was just beautiful and would stay again. The room was fascinating as was the whole motel and the owners just superb - nothing was too much trouble.

Thank lou664
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed here two nights with two other families as a group.Right from booking to our stay the same staff was there to help us with everything.Heaps of space for parking and there is also a enclosed private party area with BBQ cubby house etc which was very handy for us.Stay here was very pleasant and with few rooms always...

Thank Joseph M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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: $171 (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 Business Hotel in Coober Pedy
#3 Romantic Hotel in Coober Pedy
#4 Family Hotel in Coober Pedy
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“The first room on the left hand side has a window”
 of 5 bubbles xxxSaraHxxx91, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in two different rooms and they are all similar.”
 of 5 bubbles Madmel55_24, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't chose room 1”
 of 5 bubbles 299angelao, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I took the standard double with kitchen facilities and this was perfect for my stay. Only down side was that I could not stay longer”
 of 5 bubbles CLR2701, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you have big kids, try to book the bigger family room.”
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