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The Underground Motel

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Well maintained property with very clean rooms and grounds, situated on the edge of the town center in a quiet and secure area. All rooms underground, with ensuite shower/toilet, TV and phone. Internet WiFi Hotspot. Great elevated location offering a fantastic view over the desert landscape and the Breakaways. Outdoor setting under veranda, trailer/caravan parking, children's play area, BBQ, kitchen and laundry facilities. Visitor information and tour arrangements.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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My friends and I shared a two bedroom underground apartment here and absolutely loved it! Not only was it an unusual experience, but the apartment was well designed, comfortable, clean and roomy. Our private patio was an added bonus. The grounds are well maintained and
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Lovely & enthusiastic owners. Very clean!! our first share / b&b style accomodation. Must do experience whilst in Coober Pedy! Recommendations were spot on of things to do. Thanks for having us!! Would stay again
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A super cool spot! Built into the side of a hill this cave like motel is very comfortable and provides just what you need to rest after a long day travel. Family rooms have a double bed (not so good for long legs but comfy just the same) and then 2-4beds for the extras. Light
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We had a trailer with all our worldly belongings and it was great there was a safe and easy parking area for it. Although so hot outside, the rooms were perfectly cool. The layout of the motel was so charming. In the cooler temp of the evening the 2 and 4 year old enjoyed the
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We stayed here for the experience of sleeping in an underground hotel. The room was extremely well done, clean and tidy with everything you get in a normal hotel except the walls were cut out of the side of a hill. The room was nicely finished overall. They provided a
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outside over view of the motel
A comfortable cave.
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Sorry, I don't know if they are pet friendly. We did not see anyone with pets, Looking at the compact size of the motel, I suggest they are not Pet Friendly.
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I am the person who wrote a review of the motel. To check availability contact The Underground Motel direct. They are very nice and will be able to help you.
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"Avoid room 6 or any room near the kitchen."
"If you are going to stay here I would definitely shell out the money for a larger room."
"Tell them what you need and they will do their best to provide it"
"Family units look out over the view."
"Room selection is based on individual requirments. Lone traveller or family rooms available"
US$90 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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