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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The room itself was clean and comfortable! Highly recommend trying the underground experience for 1 night at least! The kitchen was large and tidy but lacks some equipment e.g. forks. The dining area was again, clean and spacious! There is no wifi apart from reception...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been staying here for years and years when travelling through Coober Pedy. Whilst there are dugout hotel rooms that seem pretty popular I assume that is because of a slight fear factor amongst travellers about truly sleeping underground in a "dorm" arrangement. May I...More

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Sleep in an old opal mine/cave? Heck, yes! I traveled here between my first and second year as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Federated States of Micronesia (2002-04). That probably had something to do with it, but Australia was a great experience for me...More

2  Thank Heather K
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Staying in the large two bedroom unit. Well priced and comfortable nicely cool underground. In room tea and coffee supplied. Convenient kitchen TV room and laundry. Centre of town. Friendly staff and off road parking.

1  Thank pdt782
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This was the town that I insisted we had to stop at to try their underground accommodation... something to tick off the bucket list ...so to speak. The Radeka is a backpackers inn mostly … the rooms are just an adornment because they are very...More

Thank Crystalline4u
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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 ...More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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"get an underground dorm bed for the best value"
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"Underground rules! Cool, quiet, and dark."
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"Be brave - head downstairs."
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"ask for a quiet room if you like to sleep well."
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