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Desert Cave Hotel

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  • Excellent25%
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We booked one of the underground rooms which was large with a decent bathroom ut a bit on the pricy side. Once the lights were out though it was really strange as there was no light at all and even after dawn nothing to wake...More

Thank Maxim3m
Response from Terence J, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you very much for your comments, the underground rooms are an experience for all to try.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We stayed in an underground room and loved it! The bathroom needed a little upgrading, and the tiling finished, however this was not an issue as we loved the whole experience. Breakfast Tip: Make sure you visit their cafe for breakfast. $15 per person for...More

Thank L0ve2H0liday
Response from Terence J, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your Review

Reviewed 3 October 2017

A perfectly located hotel, with very friendly staff. Great amenities for your stay. Easy to walk to all parts of town. Eat in ,or dine out. Large room,with all you need. There is an underground shop,and displays of how opals are mined,and the history of...More

Thank Barbara W
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for your great review and sorry it was not acknowledged earlier

Reviewed 3 October 2017

My room was upstairs and overlooked the side street which was very quiet. The room was HUGE, the bed was very comfortable and the shower was a challenge. The shower whilst hot fluctuated between scalding and freezing with a few seconds of good temperature and...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Stayed in one of the underground rooms, room was super clean with all expected amenities for a large hotel. Front office staff were helpful. Swimming pool was clean, pool towels available. Underground display of opal mining and highway construction was informative. Lounge bar was comfortable...More

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Response from Terence J, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for your review

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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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"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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"Try one of the other Coober Pedy offerings"
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