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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

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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 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.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In reality it is semi-underground building and some rooms have windows. Management isn’t friendly and doesn’t wish your back. Wi-fi works only in lobby, only for one device and limited time. There are better options in the town. For example Cave motel. For $10-25 more...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank vavania
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

It's been about 4 years since I last stayed here, and memories of that lead me to book again. I wish I had listened to my partner when he suggested camping at one of the rest areas instead. Radeka's appears to be suffering from a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Had a 2 bedroom suite underground that would have slept 6 (4 in bunkbeds and two in a double bed in the other room). Loved the spacious accommodation- but room was very noisy from doors being slammed by other guests- half the night it felt...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank traveller-eater
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Room was very basic beds and chair. Had to make the bunks ourselves when this was a pre booked room. Two full flight of stairs to bottom where underground rooms are and no toilets or bathrooms down stairs. Walls between rooms so thin you could...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 14 September 2018 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

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Michelle L
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"Find one away from the backpacker accommodation and the rooms that share a baathroom"
2 Oct 2018
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"get an underground dorm bed for the best value"
17 Aug 2018
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"Underground rules! Cool, quiet, and dark."
26 Jul 2018
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"Be brave - head downstairs."
17 Jun 2018
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US$66 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaSouth AustraliaCoober Pedy
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