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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel

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1141 McKenzie CL P.O. Box 79, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
3 Star accommodation
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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel offers 3 & 4 star underground accommodation in a quiet & secure location set on a hillside overlooking town. The Motel features 18 underground guestrooms including one & two bedroom ...More self-contained units. All rooms are equipped with a bar fridge, 32” LED TV, kettle, toaster and include a private en-suite with toilet and shower. Immerse yourself with ochre-lit skies across the vast desert landscape that continues as far as the eye can see. Sleeping underground is a one of a kind experience, unique in its entirety and an opportunity not to be missed. Our rooms go deep in to the hillside; up to 50m at ground level and approximately 25m underground. If its on your bucket list - plan your holiday and cross it off! Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 99 - USD 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Lookout Cave Underground Motel Coober Pedy, South Australia
Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great stay here in a one bedroom apartment. The staff were very helpful and friendly, even blocking out the apartment for an additional night in case we needed it to waiting for a replacement tyre to be sent up to Coober Pedy...More

Thank Bev_C-KwAussie
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

On arrival the host and staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is amazing. The patterns in the dug out walls were awesome. The rooms were really nice and very peaceful. The perfect temperature. It's an amazing experience living underground for a couple of...More

Thank sandfly12016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful staff, especially Sam at the reception, neat and tidy rooms, wonderful views from the lookout on top of the hotel. Plenty of parking and a nice outdoor seating area with a BBQ. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Branka V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at the Lookout Cave. It looks a bit funny from the outside but the rooms are lovely and comfortable, a lot nicer than other options I saw in Coober Pedy. The location is great as well, as you can go...More

Thank Sophie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay, staff were more than helpful, we needed special support for my son who is in a wheelchair and the staff helped in all ways possible. The rooms were beautiful and my kids loved it.The sunset views were spectacular as well.

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Debbie S
22 May 2017|
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Response from Onthegokidintow O | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't be so sure about parking the caravan in the carpark - but talk to the owners as they may have somewhere you could park it while staying at the hotel. We really enjoyed our stay there last year - so much so that... More
8 June 2016|
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Response from lookoutcave | Property representative |
Yes our dugouts have kitchen facilities and there are also free BBQ facilities onsite available for all to use. The 3 dugouts that have kitchen facilities are our Queen Apartment, Miners Dugout or Budget Dugout. All rooms... More
Zara T
13 January 2015|
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Response from lookoutcave | Property representative |
Hi there...we are approx 1.5km's from the Visitor Information Centre. I am guessing it would take the average person around 20-25 minutes.
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"If you take an infant make sure they can't reach the wall in their cot as you are sleeping in a cave and..."
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"All rooms are the same - underground!"
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"Expect the outermost rooms to have the most traffic, and randoms hanging around on the lounge chairs."
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"Even people with claustrophobia would be OK with the underground aspect of this motel."
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