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Coober Pedy Hotels

Desert Cave Hotel

  • Hutchison St. at Post Office Hill Rd. Map It
  • Coober Pedy
  • Local Flavor


  • Unique place to stay
  • Pool is welcome relief in the heat


  • Not for the claustrophobic
  • Overpriced for what you get

Updated 01/15/2014

Fodor's Review

What may be the world's only underground hotel presents a contemporary, blocky face to the desert town. In the 19 spacious, subsurface rooms, luxurious 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 (08/8672–5054 or 1800/088523,

where you can chat with opal buyers.

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Hotel Information


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

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08-8672–5688; 1800-088–521

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 50 suites incl. 19 underground
  • Some meals

Updated 01/15/2014

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