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Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After sleeping in our converted station wagon for a few nights it was wonderful to sleep in a bed, very cool setting being underground and the lady at reception was very friendly and helpful. Clean, hot showers and clean kitchen. The only problem was that we wanted a lie in and were woken a little earlier than planned by the...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to stay in Coober without doubt. Good rates, good customer service, unique setting and good facilities. Stayed in the "dungeon" and we basically had it all to ourselves! Perfect!

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Thank Tom W
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Love this motel. A great place to stay underground in Coober Pedy. Dorm rooms, budget rooms or motel rooms they have it all. Friendly staff that makes you feel welcome every time. It can be noicy when there is a lot of backpackers in the dorm rooms, but not this time.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is the cleanest place i have stayed in. The outside was maintained and kept clean. The manager went out of his was to help with any questions about the area and the town. Communal kitchen was clean and rooms outstanding.

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Thank Tracey P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a must stop when you are in the Outback, Lots of things to see around Coober Pedy and of course a nice place to stay is a must, the rooms are underground, very cool down there, clean rooms, great showers, great kitchen, they have all you need, friendly staff and helpful. Thanks!!

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Thank metal6666
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The Motel looks very ordinary from outside. However we were surprised when we entered. Unique design, very clean and neat. We had good night sleep. The motel located in the middle of the town. Walking distance to restaurant, supermarket and attractions. Worth to visit for an underground experience.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A simple Mediterranean designed motel, all the facilities you need in an uncomplicated motel. A full kitchen, parking outside the room if your lucky and some breakout spaces. Good showers, basic but sufficient beds. Best of all, being underground means a great night sleep!

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Thank cichti
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Both hosts that we met were pleasant and efficient. The motel room was clean enough but I wouldn't recommend more than 1 night there as the bed wasn't too comfortable and after the thrill of sleeping underground has passed, there isn't much else. Unfortunately we were woken up numerous times throughout the night by a group of drunk men singing...

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Thank Odette H
Port Augusta, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have visited Coober Pedy many times but this was my first underground experience and Radeka's ticked all the boxes. Our room was spotlessly clean and all the cleaning staff were very friendly and cheerful when our paths crossed, they also checked that we didn't need anything and it seemed nothing would be a bother to them. A credit to...

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Queenscliff
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed here twice as part of a driving holiday to Alice Springs. I had booked a deep underground room, but the manager at check in, taking pity on me for my grey hair and numerous wrinkles, saved me a lot of nocturnal wandering; he put me in a just underground room near the shared toilet and showers. There is...

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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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

Address: 1 Oliver St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Coober Pedy
Price Range: RM270 - RM288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“All budget rooms downstairs is great. But can be noicy if lots of backpackers in dorm rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles rkalrud, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely try underground”
 of 5 bubbles kymushorelinecp, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“above or under ground would recomend”
 of 5 bubbles danmgra, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room down the 37 steps”
 of 5 bubbles rhondamaree39, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“Room in other hotel can be only better!!!”
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