South Australia’s capital, Adelaide is bursting with culture, events, food, wine and entertainment. Taste your way through world-famous wine regions, only minutes from the city. Soak up the sunshine at nearby Glenelg Beach, just a tram ride away from the CBD. Immerse yourself in a full calendar of festivals and events. Spend the night exploring the emerging small wine bar scene and superior city dining. There’s so much to see and do in Adelaide!
Don’t let the “City of Churches” tag fool you, Adelaide is a vibrant city filled with arts and entertainment. Stay in the Adelaide CBD to be close to all the action, or discover the city fringe hot spots like North Adelaide and Adelaide Hills before making your escape to the world-famous wine regions of Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale. Wherever you choose, Adelaide and surrounds offers a range of unique cottages, apartments and boutique hotels to suite your style and budget for the ultimate South Australian getaway.
Adelaide is the perfect base to explore the surrounding wine regions, however spend time in Adelaide and you’ll soon discover an emerging small wine bar scene and exceptional dining on offer such as the acclaimed Osteria Oggi. Adelaide accommodation ranges from budget hotels, apartments and luxury hotels such as the swoon-worthy Mayfair Hotel offering art-deco style, old world glamour and epic rooftop bar and the award-winning 5-star Playford MGallery by Sofitel boutique hotel.
Just a short stroll over the River Torrens from Adelaide CBD you’ll find North Adelaide, a suburb steeped in history and culture. North Adelaide is home to the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Festival Centre and other arts and entertainment venues as well as quality restaurants, bars and pubs. For the most unique North Adelaide accommodation, book in to the Fire Station Inn, kids will be awestruck by the in-room Fire Truck and fire pole all housed within a historic fire station. If it’s a North Adelaide hotel you’re after then The Watson or Majestic Minima Hotel is the choice for you.
Just 20 minutes from the Adelaide CBD you’ll find Stirling, Crafers and Hahndorf the leafy cluster of towns that is picturesque Adelaide Hills. The Adelaide Hills is home to some of South Australia’s best food, wine and scenery and there is plenty of unique accommodation to choose from including charming B&B’s, villas and hotels. After a day of wine tasting, retreat to the pub for satisfying food and the convenience of stylish digs upstairs. Crafers Hotel and The Stirling Hotel are two of South Australia’s best. For the ultimate getaway, stay at dining destination Mount Lofty House and indulge in dinner at its award-winning Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant. We’ve even curated a guide to where to eat, sleep, drink and play in the Adelaide Hills, you’re welcome.
Wine lovers rejoice, with over 150 wineries Barossa Valley is the ideal destination for a wine weekend! There is plenty to discover in this picturesque region and we’ve narrowed down the five things every visitor must do in the Barossa Valley. There are plenty of accommodation options in the Barossa to suit your style and budget including bed & breakfasts nestled in private vineyards, country cottages and indulgent retreats. Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage is exclusively available for one discerning couple and set on a private vineyard, while nearby Stonewell Cottages is picturesquely positioned overlooking a private lake and the highly acclaimed The Louise is the Barossa Valley’s most luxurious accommodation.
Venture forty minutes south of Adelaide and you’re in the Fleurieu Peninsula, home to the McLaren Vale wine region. A must-visit is the spectacular D’Arenberg cube, a multi-level sensory experience with wine cellar, bars, art gallery and restaurant. Rent a holiday house, cosy cottage or coastal shack in towns such as McLaren Vale, Victor Harbour or Aldinga. Our top tips for McLaren Vale accommodation include Luxe Haus for luxury beachfront accommodation in Moana perfect for group getaways or The Vineyard Retreat boasting vineyard views for romantic getaways for couples.
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If you’re seeking luxury accommodation in Adelaide it’s hard to go past the grand dame, Hilton Adelaide sitting proudly overlooking Victoria Square and above the famed Central Markets. Across the square, Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury offers timeless elegance behind its heritage façade.
If you’re seeking a romantic getaway or city staycation, Mayfair Hotel is one of the newest and most romantic hotels in Adelaide offering luxury and grandeur at every turn. For the ultimate in romance, head for the hills to Mount Lofty House and surround yourself in luxury in the Adelaide Hills wine region.
Adelaide has a range of accommodation to suit every budget, but style doesn’t need to break the bank with some affordable and cheap accommodation available in the city. Franklin Boutique Hotel is a funky city pub with cool rooms upstairs and great vibe. Across town the Adabco Boutique Hotel housed in a heritage listed Venetian Gothic style building offers comfortable rooms and communal kitchen facilities for self-catering. If camping is more your scene, then Big4 has you covered at Adelaide Shores Caravan Park with prime beachfront position and fun family times guaranteed.
Adelaide hotel deals can be found all year round as long as you avoid the key event periods such as cultural events WOMAdelaide, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival and sporting events such as Adelaide 500 motor racing event and Tour Down Under.
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