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Desert Cave Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey, it was hot! So we were disappointed with our dugout room with only a fan...found it to be stuffy with poor air quality. However, we didn't spend much time in the room. Hotel is in the center of town, has a helpful staff, and...More

Thank Beth B
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 1 week ago

HI Beth Nice to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Desert Cave Hotel. The season is very hot and we are investigating ways to increase air flow to the underground rooms. The temperature in the rooms remains fairly constant during the year but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would recommend this hotel, great location.has bar, pokies, resturant, great pizza just over the road. easy walking distance to shops ect ect. under ground rooms are a bit different than above rooms but hey its coober pedy and you goto do it once.

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Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for you great review. Looking forward to your future visit.

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Disappointing start with room but ends well. Booked an underground room. It was so hot and stuffy. This surely could not be normal - wasn't it supposed to be 'cooler' underground? There was something terribly wrong with the room, it smelt funky and had no...More

Thank Olivia R
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Olivia. Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed the stay. The ventilation in the underground rooms needs the extractor fan in the bathroom to be on to draw out air and allow for circulation. The aircon in the above ground...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Been meaning to try the Desert Cave Hotel over many previous trips and have mixed feelings about the experience. Located in the center of town, easy walking distance to everything. Secure, off-street parking. Many fascinating aspects to the Hotel, well worth a visit even if...More

Thank Steven H
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for you review and the favourable comments on the hotel. Please contact me if you are travelling again and i will do my utmost to meet your requirements.

Reviewed 28 December 2017

The Desert Cave Hotel is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Large, clean, well-appointed rooms, a huge bathroom, very comfortable bed and curtains that actually shut out the light - which is a rare find in hotels - were just some of the highlights. Centrally...More

Thank KAOSabroad
Response from DCH_Management, Front Office Manager at Desert Cave HotelResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope the future will see your return.

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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, as we were travelling in a tour bus.
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"Above ground rooms with air conditioning are recommended, but we stayed in the dugout room for the experience!"
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"Staying underground is a novelty and fun but not a necessity."
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"Dont get an underground room unless you are prepared for bits to fall from walls and ceiling."
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"Try one of the other Coober Pedy offerings"
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