Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn

Address: 1 Oliver St, Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723, Australia | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on 1 Oliver St, Coober Pedy, is near Faye's Underground Home.
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          Activities

          • Bar/lounge

          Features

          • Free parking
          • Pets allowed

          General

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          • Shuttle bus service
          • Room service
          • Kids activities or Babysitting
           

          TravelPod Member ReviewsRadeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn Coober Pedy

          Reviewed by mezza52

          Cozy

          Reviewed May 23, 2016
          by (21 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

          Cosy and comfortable. Shame about the bunk bed not being tall enough for me to sit up though. Fascinating experience!

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          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by darrinnoel71

          Radeka Downunder

          Reviewed May 13, 2014
          by (4 reviews) Adelaide , Australia Flag of Australia

          Clean and comfortable. Must have caught the owner on a 'non-stimulant' day as trying to get him to comprehend I was wanting to check in was an interesting exercise!

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          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by mr_mozam

          A Unique Experience

          Reviewed Apr 8, 2014
          by (58 reviews) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

          There are a number of hotels in Coober Pedy that have been dug out so that you live underground. The Radeka is a great example. We had a twin room that was 6.5m underground. When we arrived Coober Pedy was in flood (this only happens once a decade) and we had to drive through 1 metre of water to reach the hotel. Fortunately it was completely dry. The Radeka is a back packers with shared rooms and dorms. It is clean, has plenty of showers and a bar. It is in the middle of town so there are plenty of places to eat and drink nearby.

          Being underground there was little air movement but you quickly got used to it. It was a unique experience and we loved it.

          Room Tip: Choose and underground room to get the true experience.

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          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by alice2014

          We loved it

          Reviewed Apr 5, 2014
          by (3 reviews) Reservoir , Australia Flag of Australia

          Something different!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by elisabeth.utz

          Awesome hostel!!

          Reviewed Jun 30, 2013
          by (6 reviews) Wasserburg am Inn , Germany Flag of Germany

          Super hostel, very clean, very unique and sleeping under the earth, once in a lifetime expierence!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by kirstyscotter

          I feel like an animal about to go into hibernation

          Reviewed Apr 8, 2013
          by (5 reviews) Bexleyheath , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Living in an underground cave is pretty cool, if only I could stop myself from storing food in my cheeks ready for the winter- it pays to be prepared!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by redcentreride

          Radeka's Downunder

          Reviewed Sep 10, 2012
          by (2 reviews) Adelaide , Australia Flag of Australia

          A good place to stay. Ulysses members get 10% discount.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by reinder.prins

          Underground hostel

          Reviewed Apr 2, 2012
          by (17 reviews) Oentsjerk, NL , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

          The hostel is nice enough, but the old fella working the reception turns into a right knob when you ask him any question (only answer: okay, just go somewhere else). Okay for 1 night.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Radeka Downunder Underground Motel & Backpacker Inn Coober Pedy

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
           

          Travel Blogs from Coober Pedy

          Underground motel!

          A travel blog entry by mezza52 on May 24, 2016

          7 photos

          Incredible scenery along the journey from Alice Springs. The red soil contrasting with the green of a recent rain event. My last journey along this highway in June 1989 provided a complete contrast, not a touch of green anywhere. Thoroughly enjoyed the overnight hotel stay in an underground room! Walked down to John's for fish and chips dinner!

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          A travel blog entry by davidandmarlene on Jul 10, 2014

          5 photos

          This morning we relegated all of our summer clothes to the bottom of the suitcase, and put on winter gear – as quickly as that. Armed with a hot take-away coffee, we set sail again down past the beautiful rocky ranges of Central Australia, through the mulga until we hit the arid flat desert plains where even saltbush seems to struggle. We …

          Coober Pedy

          A travel blog entry by thomasunterwegs on Nov 15, 2015

          2 photos

          Nach dem Uluru ging es weiter nach Coober Pedy. Dort hatte ich das Vergnügen, im Untergrund zu schlafen. Spart halt einfach die Klimaanlage. Aber erinnert sich noch jemand an den Spruch, "Wohnst du in ner Höhle?", wenn jemand mal wieder nicht die Tür zugemacht hat? Hier gibts auch nicht wirklich Türen...

          Skønne opaler og en sindsyg nat i grotten

          A travel blog entry by fam.miko

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          ... rte ham råbe ”Kill, kill, kill”. Mit hjerte sad oppe i halsen, og jeg kunne slet ikke få åndedrættet under kontrol. Klokken var 1.30.

          Nu vågnede Mette også af lydene. Fyren havde ikke direkte truet os, men havde tydeligvis tabt småkagerne, og var fuldstændig utilregnelig. Selv om vores dør var låst, kunne fyren smide en sten gennem ruden, og så stod han her. Efter nogen hvisken og overvejelser blev vi enige om at tage de vigtigste ting med os og ...

          BOGGED!

          A travel blog entry by catchlove

          ... down some delicious free pizza? Underground, of course! Apart from a mouse incident in Imelda's room, it was just like sleeping anywhere else! Since Coober Pedy is the opal capital of the world (pretty sure about that one), we spent the next morning learning about opal mining and even trying our luck in the public noodling area. I've got mine stashed away somewhere safe. I can't remember where, so definitely super safe. Too bad I wasn't as lucky as a tourist ...

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