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Opal Inn

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Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They provide all services and breakfast, lunch and dinner. Even pokies if you like. A bar is a great place down some drinks and watch the footy and have a chat and next door is the Servo with restaurant outback Grill, or venture down the road to many other eateries and take a tour while your there.

Thank andy1042017
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good value for money. Large room, clean and tidy and well maintained. Usual tea/coffee provisions. Bistro on site with good pub style meals and open for breakfast as well. Reception staff friendly and helpful. Would stay again.

Thank kelly B
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late without a booking. Staff were very accommodating in finding 3 couples a room. The rooms were very comfortable with good showers and very comfortable beds. The price was very good for what we had and included breakfast.

Thank Cazoe
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Good afternoon Cazoe I apologise for taking so long to respond to your review. Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. I'm glad to see that the team were able to accommodate you. While we may not advertise as being a 24hour business, we're always happy to accommodate at any hour. Hopefully it's not too...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had the best salmon with sweet patato chips, I would rate this as the best pub food we had and beats some of the more expensive restaurants in town. The. Service was friendly and efficient this coupled with a nice tapbeer what else do you want.

Thank Gerard R
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gerard R Thanks for such a glowing review. (The salmon is indeed a beautiful dish - good choice!) It's also great to see that you received good service: I hope this was throughout all departments (from your check in procedure, all the way through to your tap beer?) Hopefully it's not too long before you're out this way again....

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Despite the outdated decor this hotel offers large, comfortable spaces with all the amenities you could need. We had a comfortable bed, a kitchenette, lounge, dining and tv. The hotel is in walking distance to everything and in a secure area with adequate parking. Great for families!

Thank Jessie R
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jessie R Thank you! This is quite a nice review. You're absolutely right, we are really close to everything which makes us an ideal destination for those wanting to see the Opal Capital of the World. I'm glad you had a good stay and hope it's not too long before you're out this way again. Kind regards, Ashley -...

Melton, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It doesn't look much from the outside or the inside but the food was really nice. We had 2 courses and I have no complaints about the service or the food. Curry beef, fried rice and my son loved the Singapore noodles. Not much of a dessert option so we didn't have one but otherwise pretty good

Thank nataliedanton
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi nataliedanton Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review. We do take all comments seriously, so you'll be happy to know that we have since put together a Dessert Menu which I hope you'll be able try the next time you're out this way. Kind regards Ashley - Front Office Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I called through on the way to Melbourne, didn't have any thing booked. Got fuel saw this place and then goggled it and trip advised it. Not the best place apparently but it was fine for my self. Big room clean and all I needed. Free WiFi TV and toilet paper haha I'd stay again if I ever come back....

Thank 1chyf33t
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi 1chyf33t Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. It's always good getting constructive reviews: it helps us identify the areas we excel in, and the areas we need to improve on. Obviously, we're doing something right by providing the toilet paper! :-) I'm glad that to see you'll be back this way again. We'll have your...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food was extremely great for value & enormous sizes. Amazing service from the front desk & bar staff. I would recommend staying here to everyone. Opal paradise. Really close to town, only metres with easy access to all facilities.

1Thank Saffok A
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Saffok A Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm glad you had a wonderful stay and will definitely pass on your feedback to everyone here. I'm sure they'll love seeing that their efforts are noticed and appreciated. Hopefully it's not too long before we see you here again. Kind regards Ashley - Front...

Kadina, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Coober Pedy, a thousand kilometres from Adelaide, 500 to = ULUROO or 600 km. to Alice Springs. In C/Pedy visit the underground "UMOONA OPAL MINE & MUSEUM" where the largest display of "GEMSTONES & OPAL:" in the southern hemisphere almost glow in the dark & men try to rip their wives away from the hypnotic embrace of the colours of...

Thank fhjensen
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi fhjensen My, you have done your research! Thank you for writing a review that not only positively promotes Opal Inn, but entices people to discover the hidden treasures that Coober Pedy has in store for all. Wishing you the best in your travels; hopefully it's not too long before we see you again. Kind regards Ashley - Front Office...

Christies Beach, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Not the best place to stay, we stayed two nights in the caravan park, no barbacue area to be seen, have to pay to have a shower cause there is very little water in Coober Pedy Everywhere we went was closed because of the Xmas holidays

Thank Gaye W
Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gaye W Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The feedback is valuable and taken into consideration (re the barbecue facilities). Yes, our water here is a commodity. But as our showers are only 20c for 4minutes, it not only isn't too expensive, but it also helps to reduce waste. It's disappointing though that you couldn't...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the middle of the town of Coober Pedy in the heart of outback South Australia. It is a unique town with underground homes, restaurants, shops, churches and walk-in underground mines. Alice Springs is around 680 km away, and Adelaide is some 850 km away. This 80-room hotel is a popular destination in Coober Pedy, tourists come here, as much to holiday as to explore why this town is so famous amongst gemstone lovers. The air-conditioned hotel includes a lobby, bar, restaurant and conference facilities. Free car parking and free wifi is available to guests. The hotel offers a host of rooms and facilities for its various guests. All rooms have en suite bathrooms and feature with reverse cycle air conditioning systems and modern amenities, including a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can have pre-dinner drinks at the bar and later dine at the in-house restaurant, the in-house kitchen can provide you with a sumptuous breakfast to start the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Opal Inn

Address: Lot 1 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: $129 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Opal Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“I stayed in a motorhome, but did pass many rooms on the way out,they seem quite good and have fridge, kettle, coffee, shower.”
andy1042017, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We asked for a ground floor unit, makes it easier to lug the luggage, esky, etc.”
amgood2015, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“try a language other than english on the lad at reception if you want something”
Deajavoo, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from the car park and bar!”
katie10590, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms more convenient if you have luggage as there are quite a few stairs to the upper level.”
rozf758, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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