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Desert Cave Hotel

The hotel offers visitors the best opportunity to experience Coober Pedy “dugout” living.

Desert Cave Hotel

Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy 

Rating : starstarstarstar
Rates : From $230
Style : Hotel
Location :

LOT 2 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy SA 5723, Australia

The Desert Cave Hotel, the only international underground hotel that allows guests to experience dug out style living. There’s no heat and no humidity underground and guests feel perfectly calm, as if time doesn’t exist and the space around you is directionless.

A Once-in-a-lifetime Hotel Experience

The underground accommodation, shops, cafe, bar and display areas all within beautiful soft, natural sandstone surrounds. Guests can choose to sleep underground or above preferred. Beneath the surface, the rooms are decorated using native rocks and colors, so the outback’s unique culture is not lost. It is eco-friendly because the underground rooms naturally regulate their temperature which reduces the need for air conditioning.

Where to Eat in Coober Pedy

The Desert Cave Hotel boasts a dining restaurant, Umbertos Restaurant. This restaurant offers excellent quality food coupled with a relaxing atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail in the stylish lounge before sitting down to an enjoyable meal creted by internationally trained chefs. The Crystal Café which is located underground provides a light buffet or a-la-carte breakfast from 7am  to 10 am and in the afternoon, they have lunch from 12 to 2pm. The café is also available for snacks from  and refreshment throughout the day. On-site there is also a swimming pool, shopping arcade and games room.

One of the Best Unique Hotel Experiences

Desert Cave has partnered with Cedrant Vehicle Hire. They provide car rental options for guests. The hotel can help make arrangements or guests cak book directly online. Since 1915 Coober Pedy has exerted a fascination for those who seek the elusive opal, the world's most colorful gemstone. Coober Pedy is known as the underground town, where many locals live in dugouts or underground homes. The earth gives natural temperature control for cool, quiet living in this semi desert area of Outback South Australia.

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