Aldgate Lodge is just 20 minutes from Adelaide, but feels like a world away.
The Adelaide Hills of South Australia are all about nature, peace and quiet and wonderful friendly hospitality. If these are the things you are looking for during your stay in the Adelaide Hills, look no further than Aldgate Lodge situated in the historic township of Aldgate in the Adelaide Hills.
Aldgate Lodge is a luxurious four and a half star property of log construction nestled in a picturesque garden, with winter creek, majestic trees, ferns, azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons. Guests can wander through the beautiful garden and enjoy the blooms and watch the many native birds feeding.
Aldgate Lodge offers two main suites, each with its own bedroom, breakfast/lounge room and luxurious, private two person spa bathroom.
Aldgate Lodge Bed and Breakfast is so close to Adelaide but offers a serene environment for a relaxing holiday.
Nestled amongst towering stringybark eucalypts in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, just 30 minutes from the city centre, a haven of luxury and tranquillity awaits at Cladich Pavilions.
Surrounded by native bushland and abundant bird life, the award winning Pavilions offer a truly Australian bed and breakfast experience in which luxury and privacy reign supreme.
Step inside and you will experience the very best in luxurious contemporary accommodation. Signature pieces of early Australian antique furniture take pride of place in spacious living areas, and queen size beds adorned with crisp white linens are the perfect foil for the polished Tasmanian oak floors throughout.
With digital television, stereos, and individually controlled reverse cycle air conditioners, the Pavilions offer every amenity you would expect of an establishment of this quality. Imagine a bathroom stocked with fresh white bathrobes and aromatic Jurlique products, and the ultimate in indulgence - truly sublime homemade caramels.
The Sticky Rice Villas are the ultimate in luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills and are set behind the award winning Sticky Rice Cooking School in the picturesque township of Stirling with the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens and Heysen Trail on the doorstep.
You have the choice of Bali Villa, Yoko Villa or Zen Villa.
Purpose built for wow factor, every villa offers a spacious two-room 70 square metres of indoor living area, a private walled 45 square metre outdoor courtyard plus individual gardens in which to explore and relax.
Each villa is individually styled and architecturally designed for seamless indoor and outdoor living. Floor to ceiling glass surrounds each villa allowing views and easy access to the private enclosed courtyards and landscaped gardens.
Enjoy the luxury of under floor heating and stunning Jag kitchens in each villa which are finished with inspiring designer furnishings.
Experience the Magic! A multi-storied enchanting, romantic castle-like retreat, the Castle Keep B&B at Thorngrove is constructed from Angaston white marble, with the romance of an embellished stone working baronial fireplace.
Features include early nineteenth century high backed, ornately carved English oak bed (Californian king size), original hand coloured steel engravings circa 1868, hand painted central rib vaulted ceilings, stone spiral staircase, mullioned and lancet windows, stone flagged floor and walls, spacious two person en suite corner spa bath and ground floor kitchenette area with stainless steel appliances.
Nineteenth century Georgian high back upholstered fireside double chair and eighteenth century English carved oak coffer complete this romantic fairytale setting. The retreat has open plan first floor bed/living/sitting area at the top of a stone spiral staircase, ground floor bathroom with large corner spa bath, kitchenette, hallway entry from garden, private rustic flagstone paved and hedged courtyard with outdoor setting, first floor Juliet balcony through gothic arched and shuttered French doors, wide screen high-definition free view digital LCD/DVD BluRay and iPod dock.
Conveniently located on two acres in the heart of the beautiful Adelaide Hills, just 20 minutes from the centre of Adelaide.
This very comfortable, elegantly furnished, self contained retreat with magnificent views and a private entrance has a beautifully appointed kitchen with a roomy lounge and dining area and an outside courtyard. Enjoy the luxury of the fully tiled 12 metre heated indoor swimming pool or indulge and rejuvenate in the double spa bath.
Two large bedrooms (king and queen size beds) with quality linen, comfortable chairs for relaxation, log fire, air conditioning, barbecue facilities, private garden and fishpond.
Adjacent to the beautiful Mount Lofty Golf Corse and the Heysen Trail (a popular destination for bushwalkers) with other local attractions such as Cleland Wildlife Park, Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens and Warrawong Sanctuary nearby.
Situated in the sensational village of Stirling, 35 minutes from Adelaide's International Airport, our beautifully refurbished Stirling Hotel offers alfresco dining, art galleries, organic cafe's, bookshops and garden in a relaxed and sophisticated setting.
Rooms feature large ensuite bathrooms with spa tubs and dual-head rain showers; all beds are king size, have luxury linens with precise lighting and audio/visual controls at your bedside. The sitting area includes Emma Hack artwork, digital television and DVD's and refreshments from the fully stocked mini bar.
For cosy nights, three of our rooms feature open fireplaces and for the warmer months a private balcony with outdoor seating overlooking the beautiful streetscape of Stirling, is on offer. A writing desk is equipped with high speed wireless internet connection and your own iPod docking station.
In-room amenities include soft robes, iron and ironing board, mending kit, vanity kit with complimentary in-room coffee and tea making facilities. A welcoming Haigh's Chocolate's gift and fresh flowers await your arrival. We even have the latest espresso machine for the exclusive use of our guests.
Come and experience our 'elevated living' accommodation at The Stirling Hotel.
Experience another world at Thorngrove Manor, a unique artistic Small Luxury Hotel.
Distinctive and captivating, a whimsical architectural expression, with individual and privately located accommodation catering for individual selection, with dedicated entries. Inspired timeless design with a sense of wonder; complementary appointments with both antique and bespoke furnishing. A dynamic non-conformist signature property, with an indefinable romantic ethereal quality, not replicated elsewhere; creative surroundings and living spaces provide unique engaging experiences for the soul. Unique and commanding outlooks across sweeping vistas, a special sense of time and place - a labyrinthine architectural adventure with integrity and conviction. Only for those with imagination and romance in their soul!
Winner of many awards, Thorngrove Manor is one of the world's outstanding hotels. The baroque towers and fantasy turrets are clues to its flamboyant interiors. Antiques, hand-painted friezes, stencils and artwork exploit its diverse room shapes to create an escapist's dream.
Imaginative decor renders every room a masterpiece. There is no more ingenious fusion of the contemporary and the baroque anywhere! Enjoy meticulous attention to detail with personal and discreet service. Every modern facility has been discreetly woven into this romantic wonderland. Privacy is absolute; you may never see the other guests.
Adelaide City Fringe Serviced Apartments & Motel - only minutes to the city. 1 & 2 bedroom and family suite apartments & motels - Spacious self catering apartments complete with kitchens & laundry - free off street secure parking close to shopping and transport ideal location to visit beaches, wine districts, bushwalks, Adelaide City Attractions -museum & art gallery, Clipsal V8 racing, Bay to Birdwood, Tour Down Under.
1 Bedroom Apartments
2 Bedroom Apartments
Family Suite Apartments sleep up to 6
Twin Share Motel Rooms
LCD TV and DVD
Privacy and Security
Secure (free) Offstreet Parking
Only 3kms from the city
Close to all facilities
Wireless Broadband Internet available
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Adelaide Granada Motor Inn is owner operated with 24-hour access. Most rooms are graded by AAA Tourism as 3 and 3.5 stars. Nestled in the Adelaide foothill, we are just 4 km away from Adelaide city centre and 9 km from the airport. Burnside shopping center and 24-hours convenient store are just within walking distance. 10-15 minutes driving distance from Convention Centre, Casino, Showground, Zoo, Wineries, and Victoria Park Racecourse (Home of the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercars).
Adelaide Hills B&B Accommodation offers a suite for two people with the privacy of their own entrance and off street parking. Overlooking an award-winning garden with tree ferns and flowering plants. Wild birds feeding are a regular delight to the garden and can be enjoyed whilst breakfasting through large corner windows. The suite is complimented with a king size bed that converts into two singles, reverse cycle air-conditioning, kitchenette stocked with breakfast provisions and ensuite. Close to Warrawong Sanctuary, Cleland Wildlife Park, Hahndorf and wineries and only 20 min drive to Adelaide CBD.
Adelaides Brownhill Creek Caravan and Holiday Park is just 7 kms from Adelaide CBD and Beaches, with easy access from the South Eastern Freeway, in the leafy eastern suburbs of Mitcham, situated in the Brownhill Creek State Recreation Park. Set on 25 Acres, our Adelaide Holiday Park Accommodation is the ideal place to relax and unwind in tranquil surroundings. Enjoy the convenience of being 5 minutes from the Cafe's & Bistro's of Norwood and Unley. Our Caravan Park is also perfectly located for easy access to Adelaide city. 10 minutes from the High Fashion and Cafe's Precinct at Hyde Park, 15 minutes to city and beaches, 15 minutes to the Adelaide Hills, 60 minutes to Barossa Valley, 35 minutes to Fleurieu Peninsula. Experience Adelaide's famous wine regions by booking a Barossa or McLaren Vale Winery Tour.Ideally located to CBD, Wakefield Hospital, Royal Adelaide Hospital with Direct Bus Routes to City just 7kms.
Here at Welcome Inn 277 Glen Osmond Rd it is our absolute pleasure in creating an atmosphere to ensure the comfort and warmth of your own home. The motel and all rooms have recently been completely renovated and refurbished to ensure your privacy. Beautifully decorated for your relaxation to make your stay with us enjoyable and extremely comfortable; what you'd expect from a world class hotel. All rooms have new clean crisp bedding with configurations of king, queen, double and/or singles. Welcome Inn 277 is centrally located on Glen Osmond Road, 4km east of the CBD, a quick 5 minute drive, taxi or bus ride from the city and all Adelaideâ€™s best attractions.
Mount Lofty House offers the best of both worlds, superbly positioned overlooking the breathtaking Piccadilly Valley in the Adelaide Hills wine region, yet only 20 minutes from the central business district of Adelaide. As one of Australia's premier boutique country house hotels, Mount Lofty House provides a unique historic setting in which to experience our luxurious accommodation, excellent meeting facilities and friendly personalised service. This multi-award winning property sets a fine example of regional food, wine and hospitality to the leisure and business market.
Please contact operator for special rates....
The Stirling Market is a monthly, award winning market with around 80 stalls, which make, bake, grow or value add to the products sold. It is a street closure market, held in co-operation with local businesses. An attractive setting provides an ambience enjoyed by the whole of the main village of Stirling. Monies raised from the stallholders are used to provide assistance to local groups and charities.
Open the fourth Sunday of the month 10am to 4pm. In December the market is on the third Sunday of the month....
While Australia is rich and bountiful, the Adelaide Hills arguably has a greater range of quality food, produce and wine than any other region in the country. The Locavore menu is designed around the best that the region’s local producers have to offer.
In keeping with the principles of the 100-Mile Diet, The Locavore is dedicated to sourcing food and wines from places as close to us as possible (160 kilometres, in fact).
This is then balanced with the following approach: if not local, eat family-farmed; if not family-farmed, eat organic; if not organic, eat fair trade.
Make sure you dine at The Locavore....
Red Cacao is a family run boutique artisan chocolatier with a chocolate cafe attached where we serve up delicious hot chocolates, chocolate indulgences and our unique "Chocolate and Coffee Experience" where we match chocolates to the coffee bean of your choice from our daily menu.
We are a passionate and vibrant business with a dynamic team always pushing the boundaries of whats possible with chocolate!...
Crafers is full of locations where historic buildings once stood. Keep an eye out for a small brochure called "An Historic Walk Through Crafers". It lists a number of sites along Summit Road, Cox Creek Road and the Crafers Main Street.
The historic Mount Lofty Summit has recently been modernised to include lots of car parking and an exceptional restaurant, that offers superb views over Adelaide and across Gulf St Vincent. It was first sighted and named by Matthew Flinders in 1802. Take Summit Road and follow the signs.
Crafers greatest claim to fame is that the Crafers Hotel is the oldest hotel in the Hills plus it was one of the earliest settlements in the Adelaide Hills.
One of Crafers little secrets is the outstanding Mount Lofty Botanical Gardens nestled in the hills behind Crafers (take the Summit Road and follow the signs), these gardens, with their rich displays of rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias are best seen in spring although they are still impressive all year round. There is a wonderful mixture of European and Australian native plants with the main highlights being Fern Gully and the Woodland Garden....
In chic boutique style, Verdun Park Wines specialise in producing a limited quantity of premium, elegant, cool climate Adelaide Hills wine each vintage. Taste the commitment in our small and exclusive parcels of Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé and Shiraz.
Tickle your palate and tempt your taste buds with a wine flight, enjoy a glass or share a bottle with friends beside the garden and vineyard.
Cellar Door Opening is on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February from 12pm to 5pm and then on the fourth Saturday and Sunday of every month.
Elegance in a glass....
Established in 1855, the Bridgewater Inn is one of South Australia's most historic pubs. With cosy open fires blazing in winter and the shady vine covered pergola by the creek in summer, the Bridgewater Inn is a venue for all seasons.
Set in picturesque Bridgewater in the Adelaide Hills, and overlooking Cox's Creek, the Inn is the perfect spot for a relaxing ale and a bite to eat.
With friendly bistro and al fresco dining seven days a week, the extensive and a la carte menu from the Inn's famous kitchen is ideal for celebrations or family get-togethers....
Experience Sidewood Cellar Door at Maximilian's Restaurant with the surrounding rural views of the Adelaide Hills. Taste the Sidewood wines that impress the judges with consistent trophies and gold medals and the Champion South Australian Cider by Royal Adelaide Cider competition.
Casual dining available on the Sidewood deck, overlooking the floating golf green. Yes, take the Sidewood Golf Challenge to hit a hole-in-one!
Sidewood Cellar Door, an Adelaide Hills destination that you'll be back to visit.
Deviation Road Winery produces exciting cool climate wines from mature vineyard resources in the Adelaide Hills. Owners Hamish and Kate Laurie continue a five generation winemaking tradition. Devoted to the high altitude sites of the Adelaide Hills and with Kate's French oenology training, the wines they produce are at once traditional and contemporary.
With a fiery passion to create premium bottle fermented and aged sparkling together with textual aromatic whites that can genuinely cellar, their signature style is focussed, textural, restrained and balanced. At Deviation Road every sip reveals a little of the mystery; a taste of the terroir, a glimpse at the season, a hint of the science and a wink to the heritage that crafts its existence.
Located in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, the Deviation Road experience combines a spectacular garden setting with a sophisticated wine menu that showcases the Laurie's commitment to cool climate viticulture. Surrounded by heritage listed bush land, the cellar door and vineyard celebrates the very best of the Adelaide Hills. ...
Greenbanks Tours takes your small group on the roads less travelled behind the food and wine, people and places that are South Australia.
Greenbanks Tours offer a menu of day trip activities and experiences that are uniquely South Australian. Based in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, family-owned and operated Greenbanks Tours focuses on things to do and see particularly for senior active folks.
The groups are small, maximum of 6, and they pick you up and drop you off from your hotel. Every tour is private and intimate.
Your interests are their interests and they create flexible day tours across the Adelaide Hills region, Barossa Valley to the north or Fleurieu Peninsula to the south.
The tours get you close to native birds and animals. There are red gum farm lands through which you can cycle or walk. They guarantee wide sandy beaches for you to swim off. They know uniquely Australian country golf courses to play on. Guides can lead you through obscure parks and gardens. Lesser known art studios and galleries are their specialty. Or just meeting local folks going about their business …they find them for you....
Nirvana Organic Farm offers a diverse collection of cool climate produce including raspberries, currants and gooseberries in summer, to chestnuts in autumn and early winter - available at the farm gate. A large range of jams and preserves are also for sale.
Don't forget the hot roasted chestnuts in Stirling village on autumn weekends!guided by Deb or Quentin features the orchards, wetlands, vegetable gardens, poultry, compost systems, native areas and home garden.
Educational farm walks are available for school, clubs and general interest groups and feature the orchards, wetlands, vegetable gardens, poultry, compost systems, native areas and home garden (minimum numbers and cost applies).
Study courses are also available at the farm in in subjects such as biodynamics, composting, vegetables and poultry. There is a set program annually of short courses, mainly in spring. All courses can be run by appointment for groups, minimum of six people.
Please refer to website for latest course information, costs and farm gate offerings. ...
Maximilian's Restaurant "...the greatest place on earth" offers a quintessential Adelaide Hills dining experience.
Only two minutes from Hahndorf/the Freeway; delight in the sweeping views over the lake and vineyard, be enchanted by the warm ambience, laze in front of the open fires in winter and enjoy al fresco dining in the pavilion or on the deck in the warmer months as you enjoy a superb menu celebrating the region and season.
Nominated "Best Regional Restaurant - Advertiser Food Awards 2013".
Aldgate Valley Bed and Breakfast is a self-contained cottage catering for one couple.
Enjoy breakfast on your own private deck, overlooking Aldgate creek.
The bed and breakfast is located on Aldgate Valley Road, a popular route with cycling enthusiasts and trail walkers.
Stay for a relaxing break or use the cottage as a base while you take in all the beautiful Adelaide Hills has to offer. Your stay at Aldgate Valley Bed and Breakfast will be memorable.
The property is 20 minutes from Adelaide's central business district, five minutes from historic Hahndorf, and five minutes to cosmopolitan Stirling.
No minimum night stay and dietary requirements can be catered for by prior arrangement.
See the Aldgate Valley Bed and Breakfast website for more information....
The Mount Lofty Summit restaurant is open every day for lunch and from Wednesday to Sunday nights for dinner.
The floor to ceiling walls of glass allows guests to enjoy the ever-changing panoramic views over Adelaide to the sea.
By day, the restaurant is comfortably informal and caters well for quick business lunches, special celebrations or the idyllic long lunch.
The evening sunsets are spectacular as the sun sets in the west over the city and the sea, and light up the western sky with glorious hues of orange, red and crimson.
By night, the restaurant atmosphere changes with the light. As the sun sets, the city lights start to appear, the candles are lit for every table, and the interior lights are dimmed to enhance the city lights below and the stars above. The restaurant gains a warm and wonderful dining experience.
Dinner bookings essential....
Barratt Wines, acclaimed for its award-winning specialty Pinot Noir, is a family-owned and operated winery located in the Piccadilly Valley; a premium grape-growing region of South Australia's Adelaide Hills.
It sources grapes from two small vineyards (Uley and Bonython), to produce quality wines handcrafted to exacting standards. Adelaide Hills is very typically cool climate: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot are the varieties to flourish in this subregion....
The Adelaide Hills Petanque Club is a community run sporting club offering fun, camaraderie and personal challenges for all members of our community. We have been around for over 10 years and have grown a membership base to approximately 60.
Petanque is a unique sport in that it can be played by nearly all ages and physical abilities/disabilities at the same time. It can also be a game that can be played at everyone's convenience as we play all year round.
We are also affiliated with the South Australian Petanque League so if the desire to get more competitive is there we can accommodate that as well.
All visitors are made to feel welcome, our members will be only too happy to give you a few tips, plus we have plenty of spare equipment for you too, just bring yourself along and have a go. Hope you can join us....
Greenhills of Aldgate is a charming shop situated in the picturesque hills township of Aldgate. It is a great place to browse and you never know what you will find. We stock a large range of needlework supplies including the unique sepia tapestries by Hills Tapestry Design. We also sell small antiques and collectables, giftware (including a selection of Italian jewellery and masks) and Howard's furniture polishes and finishes. Several of the lines we stock are not available anywhere else in Australia.
We are situated in the arcade off the main street directly opposite the cafe. Our staff are friendly and helpful and will make your shopping experience a pleasure....
The Mount Lofty Railway Station is a restored 1880s stone station building set in one of the Adelaide Hills most admired residential areas. It is surrounded by historical homes and gardens and has its own extensive grounds, garden and car park.
The Railway Station has been restored in a manner which enhances the 120 year old railway station atmosphere. You will find comfortable mid-range self-contained holiday or tourist accommodation suited to anyone from singles and couples to families and small groups. It is spacious and practical but still classy.
Mount Lofty Railway Station may be booked as self-contained units or as a whole for an exciting group or family venue. It is ideal for get-togethers including family reunions, birthdays, retreats or even weddings.
The Station can provide a unique alternative to suit your particular needs all under one roof. Discounts are on offer for extended stays and during off peak times. Please enquire as we are only too happy to tailor a package based on your requirements, however, a strict two night minimum booking does apply. ...
The Flagstaff Hill Golf Club is a picturesque golf course that provides 18 holes of variety and challenge suitable for golfers of all standards, with a par 72 for men (blue ACR 72, white ACR 71) and par 73 (red ACR 74) for women.
For your flexibility, competition golf is available every day of the week with plenty of tee times still available for those who prefer the relaxation and exercise of a casual non-competitive round.
With the ninth hole returning to the clubhouse, golfers can enjoy the added flexibility of shorter rounds to fit in with time constraints.
Motorised carts and clubs/pull buggies are available for hire, with prior bookings recommended with the Professional Shop.
Please enquire direct for green fees....
Aranooka Coach House is situated in the beautiful Adelaide Hills only twenty minutes from the central business district of Adelaide.
Set in a magnificent five acre garden, the Coach House at Aranooka offers the ultimate in fully self contained accommodation. Complimentary provisions for a sumptuous country breakfast are provided for your enjoyment.
With two luxuriously appointed bedrooms, kitchen, large living quarters, Aranooka is the perfect getaway. You can just snuggle up with some-one special or a good novel and a glass of Adelaide Hills wine. It is also a great base for a weekend`s adventure as you explore the local wineries and regional offerings.
Aranooka Coach House is the perfect romantic escape....
The Organic Market & Cafe in Stirling prides itself on bringing real food to real people.
The Market is a one-stop shop for certified organic and biodynamic products, local and regional gourmet and wholefoods to cater for any recipe. You'll find fruits and vegetables, dairy products, confectionery, breads, meat and poultry, flours and grains, wines and beers, and much more.
The Cafe is a food lovers delight. There's flavoursome, healthy food - some organic, some conventional, plus a simple, home cooked menu. The cafe has a vegetarian focus and caters for most dietary requirements, with a choice of dairy free, gluten free and sugar free products on the menu.
This family-run business employs a wide range of local people - chefs, cake makers, growers, designers, mums, dads, and students.
The Organic Market and Cafe is passionate about good healthy food, so drop in to discover what it's all about....
A full day of Christmas fun!
You will be provided with some gingerbread pieces from which you will construct your very own Gingerbread masterpiece to save for Christmas Day....if it lasts that long!
You will learn the basics of gingerbread construction, piping skills and tips and tricks to make your Gingerbread House look amazing!
Tea, Coffee and Lunch is included PLUS you get to take your work of art home to show off!...
The Stirling Hotel is located in the beautiful 'garden village' of Stirling, in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. Just 20 minutes from the Adelaide central business district, the Stirling Hotel is easily accessible and is a popular destination for visitors to and from Adelaide. The Hotel features five new accommodation suites, a casual Bistro and Main Bar, formal dining room known as the Grill Restaurant, and a Sip'n Save Cellars bottleshop, as well as a gaming room. So if you haven't visited us recently, it's time to stop by, take a look and experience the heart of hospitality in the Adelaide Hills!...
Master Trainers Barrie and Sarita Stratton offer world class horse riding and classical dressage lessons for riders using their highly schooled horses and riders with their own horses wanting help and they also train horses for clients. In addition they teach working equitation holding Funday Sundays, modern trick horse training, and all ground work and are In Hand specialists. Private and share lessons, for adults who can already ride. Indoor and outdoor facilities in the beautiful Adelaide Hills in South Australia, country, Interstate and overseas.
A unique experience, different from anywhere else!
We hope we have the opportunity to help you have some fun while you realise some goals and dreams!
Visitors are always welcome to observe!
We are very happy to pass on our extensive knowledge and passion gained over 37 years of professional experience. We specialise in Dressage and work with riders in a straight forward and easily understood manner with attention to detail. We offer a personal and caring service. Come and have a look.
All prices available on application.