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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
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Accomodation was fantastic! Very well organised and clean. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Great experience staying underground for my 3 kids. Would definitely recommend staying here. Great view of Coober Pedy from the lookout!

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Reviewed 27 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 1 week ago

Unfortunately only stayed one night, but what a great experience. Rooms and Staff very friendly, rooms nice and clean, great views from the roof lookout of sun setting over town. Even better sunrise after some rain!!

Thank emmacob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and we had a great stay in a double bed room with kitchenette. The motel has a great view over the city and you can enjoy sunrises and sunsets. We stayed there two nights and we highly recommend the place.

Thank mjur2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights & couldn’t be happier. The hotel ticks all the boxes 😃we were greeted by Sam who couldn’t do enough to help us, even arranged for our windscreen to be fixed. The rooms are unique & if a good size....More

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Description
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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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$98 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$98 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
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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
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loverapidbay
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
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Zara T
12 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..."
reneechomel
2 Sep 2018
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"All rooms are the same - underground!"
RhondaN92
7 Aug 2018
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"Expect the outermost rooms to have the most traffic, and randoms hanging around on the lounge chairs."
evelynw756
31 Jul 2018
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"Even people with claustrophobia would be OK with the underground aspect of this motel."
Dojii
5 Jul 2018
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