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

The hotel offers a choice of spacious above ground 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM 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


Availability

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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 2
Double or Twin Room - Underground
  • 1 full bed
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  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
Standard Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 3
Superior Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen 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 speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant John's Pizza Bar
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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

    Food: International

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Desert Cave Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center 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
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Spa
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Serbian
  • Filipino
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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 has 1 restaurant:

    • Crystal Cafe

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

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

  • The prices at Desert Cave Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Desert Cave Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min

  • Room options at Desert Cave Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Triple

  • Desert Cave Hotel is 1,500 feet from the center of Coober Pedy.

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

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

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Walking tours