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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I called through on the way to Melbourne, didn't have any thing booked. Got fuel saw this place and then goggled it and trip advised it. Not the best place apparently but it was fine for my self. Big room clean and all I needed. Free WiFi TV and toilet paper haha I'd stay again if I ever come back....

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food was extremely great for value & enormous sizes. Amazing service from the front desk & bar staff. I would recommend staying here to everyone. Opal paradise. Really close to town, only metres with easy access to all facilities.

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Saffok A Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm glad you had a wonderful stay and will definitely pass on your feedback to everyone here. I'm sure they'll love seeing that their efforts are noticed and appreciated. Hopefully it's not too long before we see you here again. Kind regards Ashley - Front...

Kadina, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Coober Pedy, a thousand kilometres from Adelaide, 500 to = ULUROO or 600 km. to Alice Springs. In C/Pedy visit the underground "UMOONA OPAL MINE & MUSEUM" where the largest display of "GEMSTONES & OPAL:" in the southern hemisphere almost glow in the dark & men try to rip their wives away from the hypnotic embrace of the colours of...

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi fhjensen My, you have done your research! Thank you for writing a review that not only positively promotes Opal Inn, but entices people to discover the hidden treasures that Coober Pedy has in store for all. Wishing you the best in your travels; hopefully it's not too long before we see you again. Kind regards Ashley - Front Office...

Christies Beach, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Not the best place to stay, we stayed two nights in the caravan park, no barbacue area to be seen, have to pay to have a shower cause there is very little water in Coober Pedy Everywhere we went was closed because of the Xmas holidays

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gaye W Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The feedback is valuable and taken into consideration (re the barbecue facilities). Yes, our water here is a commodity. But as our showers are only 20c for 4minutes, it not only isn't too expensive, but it also helps to reduce waste. It's disappointing though that you couldn't...

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food was really good and tasty, staffs are wonderful. Nice, clean, comfortable spacious room. Sleeps really well. Air condition works quite and good. This is a great place to stay. Recommend this place for stay and food. Thank you!

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi kyielee Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. As we adopt a team-spirited environment here, I will be sure to pass your comments on to everyone. Thank you again. Hopefully it's not too long before we see you here again. Warm regards Ashley - Front Office Manager

Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

After the drive down from Alice Springs, was warmly welcomed into the Opal Inn. The front desk team were great and one was undergoing training. The Manager was pleasant and considerate whilst training and explaining the details. Room was comfortable and a good night sleep had. Restaurant was good too! Thanks.

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gavin2222 Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I'll be sure to pass it on to the rest of the team here at Opal Inn as we embrace a "team spirit" environment here and share the glory. Hopefully it's not too long before we see you this way again. Warm regards Ashley - Front...

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were greeted with a lovely warm and friendly smile. We have stayed here before and it is just as good today as a few years ago. Food is very tasty and staff are great. Room is very spacious and Air con worked very well. For an older style hotel, this is a diamond in the rough.

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi amgood2015 Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. As with the last review I recently responded to, we adopt a "Team Spirit" environment and so the glory will be shared with the other departments who helped to ensure you had a great stay. Hopefully it's not too long before we see you this way...

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, all amenities working ok, A/C is functional and quiet. Best part is a huge room with a double bed, single bed and a sofa for the two of us. Wifi is working fine and the ground floor is cool.

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Natasa G Thank you for taking the time to give us a positive review. I'm glad that your stay with us was comfortable. Hopefully it's not too long before we see you this way again. Warm regards Ashley - Front Office Manager

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the caravan park here on our way to Uluru & found it more than adequate for our needs. Lovely staff, clean amenities & very reasonably priced. 20 cents for a 4 minute shower is very reasonable. Take the advice of the locals & make sure you secure all of your belongings safely. (Although we always do). On...

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi MyOwnOpinion21 Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It's good to see that you stayed with us not once, but twice. It means we're doing something right. I hope the rest of your travels are wonderful, and I look forward to seeing you the next time you find yourself out this way. Warm regards Ashley...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Arrived late in afternoon and was given the last room available. Thanks for that. The room was clean, the bed comfortable shower was OK but the air conditioner seemed to take most of the night to cool the room down but it was hot 44 degrees with the sun shining directly on the back wall of the room when I...

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Ashley M, Front Office Manager at Opal Inn, responded to this review

Hi Geoff Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We would've only gladly come to have a look at the Air Conditioner for you to double check the settings etc. so you could've had a more pleasant/comfortable experience. I'm sorry to see that your dining experience wasn't the best either. We usually get great reviews on our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the middle of the town of Coober Pedy in the heart of outback South Australia. It is a unique town with underground homes, restaurants, shops, churches and walk-in underground mines. Alice Springs is around 680 km away, and Adelaide is some 850 km away. This 80-room hotel is a popular destination in Coober Pedy, tourists come here, as much to holiday as to explore why this town is so famous amongst gemstone lovers. The air-conditioned hotel includes a lobby, bar, restaurant and conference facilities. Free car parking and free wifi is available to guests. The hotel offers a host of rooms and facilities for its various guests. All rooms have en suite bathrooms and feature with reverse cycle air conditioning systems and modern amenities, including a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can have pre-dinner drinks at the bar and later dine at the in-house restaurant, the in-house kitchen can provide you with a sumptuous breakfast to start the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Opal Inn

Address: Lot 1 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: €95 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Opal Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“We asked for a ground floor unit, makes it easier to lug the luggage, esky, etc.”
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“try a language other than english on the lad at reception if you want something”
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“Away from the car park and bar!”
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“Ground floor rooms more convenient if you have luggage as there are quite a few stairs to the upper level.”
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