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    Desert Cave Hotel

    Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
    011 61 8 8646 5607
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    “above ground” (32 reviews)
    “no lift” (4 reviews)
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    Reviewed 26 July 2016

    Was booked into The Desert Cave Hotel for a work trip. Staff were friendly, room was an above ground one, and quite spacious, but the bed was very hard, and the pillows supplied were all the same (no choice in comfort/height levels) Boring tea/coffee supplies,...More

    Thank ashke1
    Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 27 July 2016

    Dear askke1, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Sorry to read you had a problem with our stairs. Will look into why you were not informed of our restaurant's rear entrance and car park (at ground level) which many...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

    Big hotel complex with lots of facilities including free underground opal mining self guided history tour, formal dining area, casual cafe (7am-7pm), late night bar, opal shops. They were able to accommodate us as a walk in guest at the same room rate being offered...More

    Thank SandraJones
    Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 26 July 2016

    Dear SandraJones, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Just to clarify the white particles on the walls in the underground rooms are not mould but are actually salt which is due to the type of rock and soil the...More

    Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

    The Opal display, underground bar, opal shop and facilities are excellent but we found the room disappointing. The room was over the back near rhe laundry and may be a cheap room offered for "specials". There was no exhaust fan in the bathroom, a vent...More

    Thank Sue S
    Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 21 July 2016

    Dear Sue S, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. Sorry to read our older style room did not meet your expectations. We are reviewing these rooms with some improvements planned for 2017. I am glad the rest of our facilities...More

    Reviewed 20 July 2016

    We loved this hotel, the room was first class, but the water pressure in the shower was pathetic, it took about half and hour for the hot water to come through and then the water was a little more than a dribble :( We booked...More

    Thank Robyn W
    Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 21 July 2016

    Dear Robyn W, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Glad to read you loved the hotel and room. Sorry to read the shower pressure was not up to standard. Will look into this as guests usually comment on the...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2016

    Didn't stay here but popped in for a couple of drinks in the underground bar. Nice setting and reasonable prices. Also went upstairs and above ground to the restaurant which seemed a bit posh compared to the rest of Coober Pedy! Dinner was delicious but...More

    Thank Diane B
    Response from DCH_Management, Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 21 July 2016

    Dear Diane B, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. Pleased to read you were able to call into our underground bar for a drink and experience our restaurant Umbertos. We like to think of it as more of a...More

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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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    "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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    "underground room a must to get some of the Coober Pedy experience"
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