Lodging: Hotels in Caves
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Desert Cave Hotel.
"The world's only underground international
hotel. The Desert Cave Hotel allows you to experience
dug-out style living, underground shops, bar and opal
display areas - all within sandstone surrounds in the heart
of Coober Pedy."
Kokopelli's Cave Bed & Breakfast. Farmington, New
"Kokopelli's Cave Bed & Breakfast is a privately owned
luxury cliff dwelling located north of Farmington, New
Mexico near the Mesa Verde National Monument.
From the cave and the cliff tops you have an unparalleled
view of beautiful southwest sunsets over the four states
of the Four Corners area.
To the west you can see Shiprock and the Chuska mountains
on the Navajo Indian reservation in northwest New Mexico.
To the west and northwest you see the Carrizo Mountains in
northeastern Arizona. To the northwest you can see the Ute
Mountains and to the North loom the snow capped La Plata
and San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado.
The cave itself is 70' below the surface. The entrance is
located in the cliff face and is reached by walking down a
sloping path and intermittent steps cut into the sandstone
along the pathway. There is a short ladder at the bottom
of the path with three wooden steps that land you on the
flagstone porch and the front entrance to Kokopelli's
"digs." You really have to want to come to Kokopelli's
This 1,650 square foot, one-bedroom cave home carved from
a 65-million year old sandstone formation 280 feet above
the La Plata River is furnished with plush carpeting,
Southwestern style furniture and accents, hot and cold
running water, a well-appointed kitchen including
microwave and washer/dryer, cascading waterfall-style
shower, and a flagstone hot tub!"