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Desert Cave Hotel

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  • Excellent26%
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  • Terrible3%
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“no lift”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After visiting Northern Territory, we flew home via Coober Pedy. Flying in, it looked horrible. While tying down the plane we were attacked by flies that went between glasses and eyes. We were nearly ready to go elsewhere but went into town. Checked in to...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed two nights at the Desert Cave. Very welcoming staff, truly amazing building and underground rooms. Chef Leo provided world-class food, both at breakfast and dinner with spectacular presentation, local flavours and a superb menu choice. A fantastic experience, both for business and family stays.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This hotel is right in the centre of town. Most attractions are within walking distance. There is a museum, restaurant, bar and swimming pool on site. Museum was very informative. We did not eat or drink there as it was a bit pricey. The pool...More

1  Thank CMN1960
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for your great review. Desert Cave is very central and we give a unique Coober Pedy experience.

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Customer service and hotel staff are great, very accommodating. Hotel is quite dated and really needs updating. The towels are probably 10 years old, not in a good way either. People should also be aware that rooms are not underground either, they are dugouts with...More

1  Thank akkx
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks for your great review of the staff and service. The rooms are designed to reflect the genuine living conditions of the cooper pedy miners, but do have the added facilities of running water, shower and toilet facilities. The ventilation in the rooms can be...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We stayed one night here in an underground room. it was a beautiful hotel. Very roomy, with comfortable beds. No air conditioner but had fans. It was overly dark of course so needed to leave bathroom light on to find bathroom if needed. Staff was...More

Thank farmerpete2017
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 25 February 2018

Glad you enjoyed your stay, Please feel free to return

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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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