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Desert Cave Hotel offers unique underground desert accommodation in Coober Pedy. You can also stay overground. There is an outdoor swimming pool and free parking.

The hotel offers a choice of spacious overground or underground rooms. All guestrooms are tastefully furnished and provide modern amenities.

Desert Cave’s restaurant serves modern Aussie cuisine for breakfast and dinner. There is also the world’s only underground bar and games room.

An airport shuttle is available on request. There is Wi-Fi access.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Desert Cave Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 29 Sept 2009.

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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Sleeps Room type Price
Max adults: 2
Double or Twin Room - Underground
  • 1 double bed
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  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 2
Queen Room - Aboveground
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3
Standard Triple Room
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 3
Superior Triple Room
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Desert Cave Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant John's Pizza Bar
    0 miles
Closest airports
  • Coober Pedy Airport
    2.9 miles
How to get to Desert Cave Hotel from Coober Pedy Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Crystal Cafe

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Dinner

Facilities of Desert Cave Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secured parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Wellness
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Serbian
  • Filipino
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Check-in

14:00 - 22:00

Check-out

06:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
AUD 15 per child, per night
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 15 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about Desert Cave Hotel

  • Desert Cave Hotel is 500 yards from the centre of Coober Pedy.

  • Guests staying at Desert Cave Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Desert Cave Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Desert Cave Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Desert Cave Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Desert Cave Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Crystal Cafe

  • Check-in at Desert Cave Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Desert Cave Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Happy hour
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Walking tours

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Desert Cave Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Triple