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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The Motel looks very ordinary from outside. However we were surprised when we entered. Unique design, very clean and neat. We had good night sleep. The motel located in the middle of the town. Walking distance to restaurant, supermarket and attractions. Worth to visit for an underground experience.

1Thank Nicky H
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A simple Mediterranean designed motel, all the facilities you need in an uncomplicated motel. A full kitchen, parking outside the room if your lucky and some breakout spaces. Good showers, basic but sufficient beds. Best of all, being underground means a great night sleep!

Thank cichti
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Both hosts that we met were pleasant and efficient. The motel room was clean enough but I wouldn't recommend more than 1 night there as the bed wasn't too comfortable and after the thrill of sleeping underground has passed, there isn't much else. Unfortunately we were woken up numerous times throughout the night by a group of drunk men singing...

Thank Odette H
Port Augusta, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have visited Coober Pedy many times but this was my first underground experience and Radeka's ticked all the boxes. Our room was spotlessly clean and all the cleaning staff were very friendly and cheerful when our paths crossed, they also checked that we didn't need anything and it seemed nothing would be a bother to them. A credit to...

Thank kymushorelinecp
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed here twice as part of a driving holiday to Alice Springs. I had booked a deep underground room, but the manager at check in, taking pity on me for my grey hair and numerous wrinkles, saved me a lot of nocturnal wandering; he put me in a just underground room near the shared toilet and showers. There is...

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed in an above room which suited us it had everything we needed cooking in the shared kitchen was a bonus for us. We stayed 2 nights and had a great trip, would recommend and will stay there on out next trip

Thank danmgra
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I love Coober Pedy it's a very interesting place the history of this mining town is amazing and to stay in an underground motel is a fantastic experience I have stayed here twice this trip on my way to the Kimberley and back, there are two part's to this motel the cheaper section has a backpacker's dorm and private room...

Thank endlessumers
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay in coober pedy, stayed in a budget room which was 85 a night so a little more than a dorm (for a couple) It was well worth it, room was basic but decent. Staff were excellent, really helpful and printed and scanned stuff for me free of charge. The dorms we seen were a little dated...

Thank DerekMcH
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We spent the night underground after a looong days drive from Uluru. Very well greeted upon check in and was told all about the place, as well as good dining nearby (John's Pizza which was very good). Ice cold beer and ciders at the bar served up by same pleasant gent that checked us in. Motel neat and clean. Basic...

Thank Brian N
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We arrived in Coober Pedy around midday and were greeted by lovely reception staff. It was our first time and we were given a lot of information on what to do which we found very helpful. The rooms were pretty cool, comfy beds, clean facilities and being underground was a new experience. whilst reading other reviews there seems to be...

Thank sarahandtom89

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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn is located in the centre of Coober Pedy, on the town's main street.The Underground accommodation is located between the BP and Mobil service stations and has a red digital time/temperature display above the motel/hostel entrance."Live Like a Local" by experiencing living 3.5m or 6.5m underground at Radeka Downunder. "Warm in Winter, Cool in Summer".3 choices of accommodation are available; 3.5 metres underground motel rooms with private en suite, 6.5 metres underground budget rooms and open dorms with shared bathroom and toilet facilities or air-conditioned above ground motel rooms with private en suite.Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn offers a courtesy bus pick up and drop off at the local bus station for Greyhound passengers and local airport for Regional Express passengers and travelling pilots.Free secure on-site parking is available, and motor bikes and push bikes can be placed under cover. Communal Facilities Include: a fully equipped Kitchen, TV/Dining Room, coin operated Washing Machine & Dryer, Residential Bar & Souvenir/Gift Shop. Several restaurants are two to five minutes' walk away.Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn is suitable for any age group, nationality, families, couples, singles, friends travelling together, contractors and student groups.Run as a family business, Radeka Downunder Underground Motel and Backpacker Inn offers half day tours of Coober Pedy, the opal fields and the scenic Breakaways.ALL tours are available morning and afternoon depending on public demand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

Address: 1 Oliver St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: ₹ 4,503 - ₹ 4,906 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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“go for a "fully underground" room - much quieter than the ones facing the carpark”
 of 5 bubbles KimBarossaAustralia, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room I selected did not have A/C, a fan was provided in the room. It was very comfortable and slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles alberts790, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I preferred the experience of sleeping underground but there are above ground rooms also.”
 of 5 bubbles JulesandPauline, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All budget rooms downstairs is great. But can be noicy if lots of backpackers in dorm rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles rkalrud, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely try underground”
 of 5 bubbles kymushorelinecp, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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