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Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 Australia See on map
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We didn't stay at the hotel and only wanted a drink at the famous subterranean bar. It has an impressive entrance through an old opal mine. The bar itself hasn't changed since opening day 30 years ago. No music unless you pay for the juke...More

Thank Matthew J
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 15 July 2018

The Underground bar is built into the hill and will remain as is for many years to come. We have an extensive wine list in the Umbertos Restaurant but regrettably the demand for a more varied list in the bar is small.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The rooms are comfortable and ensure a goods night sleep. They contain all amenities to ensure a enjoyable stay. The costs are reasonable The meals at the restaurant are well priced and very satisfying.

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Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your Review and will pass on to Staff I am glad you enjoy your stay with us

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

A group of us had prebooked for 4 people and the guy on the reception had screwed it up completely. But the young girl behind the desk fixed it and even gave us a discount on a room because of it. The bar was unique...More

Thank Rob C
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 16 June 2018

Sorry that things were not as requested when you arrived but happy the reception staff were able to correct this. Will be happy to rebook for you direct on your next visit

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night in the underground room. If you haven't already done this then add it to your bucket list.. it is so dark and so quiet you have no idea what time it is. . But it is not claustrophobic. The...More

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Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for your review and the enjoyment of the Coober Pedy experience. Unfortunately the Council did not help us or you, but with water being such a precious commodity the need to fix a pipe was the priority to them. In fairness they did try...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

We stayed one night here, moving from another hotel just up the road, which we deemed unacceptable-ironically it turns out this is owned by the same people! Hard to believe. Only a $10 price difference, but miles apart in terms of quality. The underground room...More

Thank connief68
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 29 April 2018

Very glad you enjoyed your stay. We would be happy to see you again

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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. ...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
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
USD 111 - USD 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desert Cave Coober Pedy
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Desert Cave Hotel Coober Pedy, South Australia
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
USD 111 - USD 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desert Cave Coober Pedy
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Desert Cave Hotel Coober Pedy, South Australia
Location
Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
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Opposite1114
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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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"Not book this hotel underground!"
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"Above ground rooms with air conditioning are recommended, but we stayed in the dugout room for the experience!"
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"Staying underground is a novelty and fun but not a necessity."
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"Dont get an underground room unless you are prepared for bits to fall from walls and ceiling."
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