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Hochdorf, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

On a fast trip from north to south, Coober Pedy is a good stopover between Alice Springs and Adelaide. We just wanted a good night's sleep, and were delighted to find a huge and comfortable king size bed waiting for us at Desert View Apartments. The location is about 2km out of town, partly underground at the mountains/desert end of...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived the owners where fantastic, what with turning up with 2x4x4's with camper trailers, 3 adults and 5 kids, they went above and beyond to assist with everything we needed. Rooms clean, everything available you would need for a short stay, would definitely stay again if I was traveling through again

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Have been on tour for 56 days around Australia staying at 10 different apartments and time share resorts. We bused it from Alice to Cooper Pedy. The staff couldn't have been more helpful picking us up from the terminal and even ordering us a pizza for tea. After 8 hours on the bus, this was heaven sent. Was even able...

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Thank BarryandHedi C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have travelled to many places of the world, yet this little town in the centre of Australia is unique. Desert View Apartments are owned by two beautiful people who have struggled but still managed to create accommodations that are spacious, comfortable, clean, safe, and at a price that is much too low for what they offer.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Finding this place very quiet , located off the main street . Very friendly owners who make you feel welcome. Awesome views out to the desert....clean tidy rooms noticed they also have a safe area for kids to play. Good size rooms....kitchen facilities are great. Very reasonable prices. Definitely stay again.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Close to town and excellent outlook over the plains. Rooms are huge and great for sleeping in. Being underground the bedroom are are dark and quiet at night. We spent 3 nights there and will go back again. The owners are friendly and helpful.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: RM402 - RM442 (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 Romantic Hotel in Coober Pedy
#5 Family Hotel in Coober Pedy
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“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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  • Huge comfortable lounge room
 of 5 bubbles pbroboy, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No views to be had but a fantastic nights sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles dianebS1531FP, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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