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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tony and Linda are the best hosts you could ever ask for,nothing was to much trouble and very eager to assist booking tours etc.The appartments were immaculate in every possible way. The experience of staying undergound was amazing and i would urge anyone who wants that experience to definitly book into the Desert View Apartments and enjoy the hospitaliy that...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We really wanted to stay underground since we were here where so much of the town is underground. This is an underground motel (built into the hill). I liked the fact it had a pool (great after a long drive) and it's pleasant to sit on the verandah and look out at the view it's named after. The rooms are...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here one night , authentic underground experience. Very spacious , quiet location . It's quiet dated but comfortable and plenty of hot water . The owner is very friendly and accommodating. Also crime rate is low in this area. Swimming pool small but full of inflatable toys . Great sunrise view over Coober pedy . Useable wifi .

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This accomodation has now gotten better with free in-room Wifi. The accomodation is great for an overnight stay or even a little longer as the apartment means you can cook meals for yourself. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the proprietors are friendly. The kids enjoyed the pool during this visit. We will continue to stay at Desert View...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owners are very nice and welcoming. Accomodation is underground and basic clean and nice. Very central to everything. Recommend highly to all travellers. Wright Air Services is also a must. Visit Old Mine and local churches.

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1Thank Gregory L
staffordshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Desert view on our way back from Uluru we wished we had stayed here on our way North, the accommodation was great with everything we required it was clean and very spacious , The cave style apartment was very cool we had a great nights sleep. We found the couple who ran the business extremely pleasant...

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1Thank allstates
Hochdorf, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The stay in the desert view apartment was great..enough space under the earth..everything well equipped and nice and friendly owner couple. Worth staying at least two nights. The village is worth seeing with the old mine town and the fantastic churches underneath the earth too.

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1Thank Gabriele W
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I visit far north SA on business about eight times a year and stay for one to two weeks. Desert view was recommended by a co-worker. The apartments are quiet and secure, a couple of minutes from the main street, large, unique and clean. The hosts are relaxed and make a real effort to make each stay an excellent one....

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We booked a night here in October. When we arrived at Desert View Apartments we went to check in, but check in was shut although there Sign said they should be open. We called a number and one answered. This was very frustrating as we had been driving for 6 hours and had a 1 year old who was ready...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The hosts were friendly and very helpful. The apartment had a large kitchen, dining and lounge area. We had 2 bedrooms. The apartment are old and look a bit tired, but they are clean and have everything you want in it. For only $130 a night, it was very reasonable. Would recommend these apartments to anybody. They are very good...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Desert View Apartments

Address: Shaw Pl, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: RM388 - RM433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert View Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Best Western Coober Pedy
Coober Pedy Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Coober Pedy
#5 Family Hotel in Coober Pedy
#5 Romantic Hotel in Coober Pedy
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“Best ever holiday”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A couple of the apartments are larger, for families. One has three big bedrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles NotGreg, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your prepared for the bush life, bring your spray deterrent.”
 of 5 bubbles barryandhedic, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No need they are all in a good location close to the hill where you can watch the sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles marktee2016, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Why would you drag a van when there is such great accommodation here?”
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 of 5 bubbles pbroboy, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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