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Desert Cave Hotel

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“underground room”(51 reviews)
“above ground”(34 reviews)
“no lift”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed December 27, 2017

The Desert Cave Hotel is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Large, clean, well-appointed rooms, a huge bathroom, very comfortable bed and curtains that actually shut out the light - which is a rare find in hotels - were just some of the highlights. Centrally...More

Thank KAOSabroad
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded December 30, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope the future will see your return.

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 May 12, 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

Thank Porka54
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded May 13, 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 April 27, 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 April 28, 2018

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

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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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