Desert Cave Hotel - Coober Pedy

Lot 1 Hutchinson Street, Coober Pedy, Australia, 5723  show map
 4 stars
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Desert Cave Hotel - Coober Pedy

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Desert Cave Hotel is a 4-star venue positioned about 3.9 km from Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

The hotel is approximately 5 minutes' walk from Old Timers Mine. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Coober Pedy city center.

Desert Cave Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Coober Pedy airport.

Rooms

Desert Cave Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with climate control, wireless internet, pay TV, a personal computer and an iron with ironing board. They also have coffee/tea makers, a fridge and a washing machine available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. The in-house bar serves tea and coffee. Offering various dining options, Tom & Mary's Greek Taverna and Underground Restaurant are about 5-minute walk away.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of AUD 18.50 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of AUD 26.50 per person per night. 

Services

Guests will make use of currency exchange, a storage room and a safe deposit box as well as conference equipment, a business centre and a copier.

Relax

Such on-site leisure facilities as a night club, a casino and a sun deck are available for the guests' use. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Water sports
  • Hiking
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Casino
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbeque grills
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Lot 1 Hutchinson Street, Coober Pedy, Australia, 5723

Get directions
City Center
  • Coober Pedy
    400 m
Airports
  • Coober Pedy (CPD)
    4.8 km
Restaurants
  • Tom & Mary's Greek Taverna (cuisine: Greek)
    80 m
  • Underground Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek)
    320 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 4 Star Hotels in Australia

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Rooms and availability

Desert Cave photos Exterior Hotel information
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

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Local attractions

  • Umoona Opal Mine & Museum3.8 km
    Hutchinson St., Coober Pedy

    Near the hotel

    • Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage310 m
      131 - 133 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy
    • Faye's Underground Home690 m
      Old Water Tank Road, Coober Pedy
    • Old Timers Mine440 m
      Crowders Gully Road, Coober Pedy

    Restaurants nearby

    • Tom & Mary's Greek Taverna80 m

      Address: Shop 4

      76% likes this, based on 94 reviews
      Cuisine: Greek

    • John's Pizza Bar & Restaurant400 m

      Address: Hutchison Street
      Phone: 08 86 725 561

      85% likes this, based on 184 reviews
      Cuisine: Australian

    • Underground Restaurant320 m

      Address: 335 Trow St
      Phone: 08 8672 5545

      77% likes this, based on 62 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
      Price Range: CAD 20 - CAD 46

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      50

    Hotel Awards

    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCoober PedyDesert Cave

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in Australia

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    Desert Cave Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Desert Cave

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 15 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Its location was great, not far from shops etc. Easy to access and find and very comfortable. Great help from the staff.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Comfortable room and convenient parking. Good food at the restaurant at reasonbable price. Restaurant and bar staff excellent and friendly.

      The cafe was only open for limited hours and not for all the hours advertised.

    • Single
      10.0

      The novelty of staying in a luxury cave but with all modern facilities was a enjoyable stay thank you

      The only thing I did not like was the stairs to the Restruant as my wife had a broken ankle & was hard to climb

    • Single
      9.2

      Excellent rooms in best location in town

    • Single
      7.0

      The experience of the "underground" room was enjoyable, albeit at times somewhat noisy (neighbours' conversations in passageway echoed and in the early hours of one particular morning, an argument by neighbours in a nearby room was quite loud and disturbing). Additionally, in the company of friends, I enjoyed an excellent dining experience in Umberto's restaurant (although the pleasant staff did seem a little unsure and confused at times).

      Bathroom wall finish was very unattractive and did not reflect the feeling of being underground in the same way as the main room. We were surprised that 3 towels removed during one morning's room service were replaced with only 2 and no extras were left in cupboard. (I was sharing a twin room with my sister and would have liked at least 2 towels each). Also face washers were replaced with hand towels(?) on one morning. Our first morning's reported problem of a seeming air bubble between hand basin and shower hot water was not attended to, although we did manage to work out that hand basin tap needed to be turned on to release hot water in shower recess (room 13).

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      Lunch at Crystal cafe

      Compared to stay~7years ago it appears corners are being cut eg Maintenance.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      I found it to be friendly and a unique experience to have slept underground.

      I found it to be quite noisy, from other guests opening doors to their rooms when comming home. And there was quite a bit of noise comming from the above apartments when people were showering ect.

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      The location in the centre of town, the interior of the hotel

      The pool appeared to be dirty

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      It was interesting staying in an underground room and Umberto's restaurant was excellent.

      We could not get internet access on our own notebook even though it was advertised as being wireless accessible.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Desert Cave Hotel - Coober Pedy Coober Pedy location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Lot 1 Hutchinson Street, Coober Pedy, Australia, 5723

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Coober Pedy
      400 m
    Airports
    • Coober Pedy (CPD)
      4.8 km
    Restaurants
    • Tom & Mary's Greek Taverna (cuisine: Greek)
      80 m
    • Underground Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek)
      320 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      50

    Hotel Awards

    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCoober PedyDesert Cave

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in Australia

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