Desert Cave Hotel

Lot 1, Hutchison St. at Post Office Hill Rd., Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723, Australia

This underground hotel presents a contemporary, blocky face to the desert town. In the 19 spacious, subsurface rooms, white and dark blue duvets complement and contrast the red-striated rock walls that protect sleepers from sound and heat. Aboveground rooms are also available. The hotel offers daily tours of the town and surrounding sights. The owners have another hotel, the Opal Inn, where you can chat with opal buyers.

PROS

  • unique place to stay
  • pool is welcome relief in the heat
  • underground rooms are very quiet

CONS

  • not for the claustrophobic
  • overpriced for what you get

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 08-8672–5688

HOTEL DETAILS

50 rooms, with 19 underground
Rate Includes: Some meals

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