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Sleep easy in effortless Adelaide
South Australia's capital city is a popular destination for domestic travellers, hosting a slew of annual events such as the Adelaide Fringe, the Clipsal 500 and Womadelaide among many others. Whether you're in town for a festival or simply staying for fun, there is plenty of Adelaide accommodation to be found.
Treat yourself to a sleek stay at a 5-star hotel by choosing the Crowne Plaza, Hilton, InterContinental, Sebel or Stamford, most of which are located on or around North Terrace. Hotels, motels and more abound across this grid-lined city, especially around Victoria or Hindmarsh Squares where cafes and shopping opportunities aren't in short supply.
Where to stay in wine country
Settle down among the vineyard-covered hills by getting in early and securing your accommodation in South Australia's premier wine destinations, most notably the Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale. Home to gastronomic artisans and infused with colonial heritage, Adelaide's surrounding wine country is ideally suited for a special weekend away.
Soak in the country charm at the exclusive Kingsford Homestead or The Louise in the Barossa Valley just an hour from Adelaide, wine and dine at the Clare Country Club in the tumbling Clare Valley hills, or base yourself at an exquisite bed and breakfast in McLaren Vale directly south of the city.
Position yourself on the peninsula
The is plenty of South Australia accommodation to come across as you cruise the state's southern coast. Explore the Eyre Peninsular west of Adelaide with hotels in Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Ceduna and Tumby Bay.
If the Fleurieu Peninsula closer to the capital is more on the mark, take your pick of accommodation in the beachside towns of Normanville, Cape Jervis and Victor Harbour on the east coast. You can always venture off the mainland to Kangaroo Island from Cape Jervis, where a handful of seafront stays including the 4-star Mercure are found.
Mercure Grosvenor Hotel
Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide is a four star hotel superbly located opposite the Festival Centre and Casino in the heart of the cultural boulevard of North Terrace. Just seconds from the tram and Rundle Mall shopping precinct, visitors to Adelaide can enjoy festivals, theatre, sporting events,...
Travel Dates: 7 April - 9 October 2016
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat
The Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat is the only accommodation complex right next door to the Flinders Chase National Park on South Coast Road and only a kangaroo hop away from all major tourist attractions on Kangaroo Island.
Travel Dates: 1 April - 18 December 2016
Indian Pacific and Jacobs Creek Retreat, 3 nights
Jacobs Creek Retreat Jacobs Creek Retreat at Moorooroo Park is a privately owned vineyard estate situated in the heart of the world famous Barossa Valley. Located down a no-through road, surrounded by shiraz vineyards and towering red gums, the retreat is perfect for an intimately secluded and pe...
Travel Dates: Only on 15 March 2017
Heritage River Cruise & The Ghant, 10 nights
Follow in the wake of great Australian pioneers on a 4 night cruise along the Outback river highway, the Murray River. Discover towering sandstone cliffs and ancient gorges. After your cruise spend 2 nights exploring Adelaide before boarding The Ghan, where you will journey through the heart of A...
Travel Dates: Only on 26 February 2017