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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Have spent a lot of time staying at various B&B's in South Australia and this one still tops my list of places to stay. The retreat is in a lovely location in Basket Hills and is close to several great eating establishments. It's the attention to detail, the little added extras, that make this place a cut above the rest.

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2014

My husband and I spent our weekend away at Hillgrove House, a fantastic restored cottage. Beautiful garden setting with magnificent views, the stay included generous supply of local produce. Meg & Andrew thought of everything & making our weekend away memorable, We thoroughly recommend it. We will return. Thank you Meg & Andrew.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2014

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon recently, and were blown away by the quality of this place. A lovely garden, sublime views of the hills at the back, bountiful and beautiful food, accessible yet totally secluded - we honestly could not have wanted for more. Thoroughly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2014

My fiance and I have just returned from 8 wonderful days spent at Hillgrove House. We had driven down to SA to attend the Tour Down Under and my fiance had not really seen what I had booked until we arrived....."WOW" was his first reaction before we had even got in the front door. I had expectations but they were...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2014

My partner and I stayed at Hillgrove House for our 4 year anniversary on the 6th, 7th and 8th of January after my sister and I sent our parents there as a surprise gift earlier in the year. They couldn't praise it enough and so I wanted to see for myself. Despite my high expectations I was not disappointed! Meg...

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Thank Casey G
Meg B, Owner at Burdett's Country Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Casey - Many thanks for your review. Andrew and I are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay at Hillgrove House. We really do try to "go that extra mile" for our guests and it is great to know that our efforts are appreciated. We do hope you will return in the future.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My husband and I stayed at Hillgrove house i and we couldn't fault it. Well stocked with local produce, comfortable king bed, lovely big spa bath, cosy fire, lovely gardens and a view to melt away all cares - perfect for recharging those batteries! We stayed in Warratah Cottage a couple of years ago with our dog and this set...

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Meg B, Owner at Burdett's Country Retreats, responded to this review

Hi Robyn - Andrew are I are delighted that you enjoyed your anniversary stay at Hillgrove House, and thank you for your review. The weather was certainly fine for you and, you are quite right - those views definitely make life worth living. Please come back and see us again!

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Reviewed 18 October 2013

My Wife and I found this wonderful B&B via a search for Pet Friendly acommodation, and what a delight it turned out to be! We stayed in Waratah Cottage and it was just perfect for the two of us and our little English Staffy "Harper". The location is secluded and tranquil, the views are spectacular, the cottage is wonderfully cosy,...

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Meg B, Owner at Burdett's Country Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review, and thank you also for being such considerate guests. The Adelaide Hills are certainly beautiful, especially at this time of year, and the yummy local produce really can't be beaten.. (I'm sure our guests leave a kilo or two heavier!) Andrew and I are delighted that you (and Harper) enjoyed your visit...

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Our teenage daughters gave us a weekend holiday at Hillgrove House as a gift - what a treat! We went right at the end of winter, so everything was lush and green, and cool enough for log fires at night, but were blessed with warm days and sunshine, perfect for lounging in the comfortable adirondack chairs on the front lawn...

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Meg B, Owner at Burdett's Country Retreats, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your recent visit to Hillgrove House - you certainly picked a lovely weekend too. We do go to a lot of trouble to source the best of local produce for our guests, and are very pleased that you enjoyed it all. Of course we would have been delighted to meet up with you,...

Adelaide
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We never met the owners of this self-contained establishment, but from the moment we arrived we felt welcome and as if we had stepped into a loved home. The personal touches including the birthday cake and candles made us feel so special. We could not fault the quality of the appliances and the quantity and quality of the food provisions...

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Meg B, Owner at Burdett's Country Retreats, responded to this review

Andrew and I were very glad to welcome you both to South Australia and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Hillgrove and all the delights that the Adelaide Hills has to offer. We are firm believers that this part of South Australia is extraordinary in its natural beauty. Do come back and see us again in...

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

My husband and I stayed in Hillgrove House for 3 nights in July and we deemed it to be the best accommodation we had in our 2 weeks in South Australia. Meg and Andrew have thought of everything with provisions to last a lifetime as well as a stunning place to enjoy them. Sitting out side watching the various birds...

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Meg B, Owner at Burdett's Country Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments about your stay at Hillgrove House. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comprising Hillgrove House and Waratah Cottage, these two beautifully appointed, AAAT 4.5 star, self-contained bed & breakfast retreats offer complete privacy, tranquility and breathtaking views in the heart of the Adelaide Hills wine region. Just 30 minutes from Adelaide, 60 minutes from the Barossa Valley, 90 minutes from the ferry to Kangaroo Island and adjacent to all premier tourism attractions, they are renowned for their style, first class amenities, generous hospitality and outstanding attention to detail. These getaways definitely do make life worth living! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Burdett's Country Retreats

Address: Burdetts Road, Basket Range, South Australia 5138, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide Hills > Basket Range
Price Range: $240 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Burdett's Country Retreats Basket Range, Adelaide Hills
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“Book ahead - it's often hard to get in because bookings are made well in advance for this lovely spot.”
 of 5 bubbles scottyb975, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Take your slippers - the tiled floor is a little chilly in the morning!”
 of 5 bubbles robynd321, 27 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Waratah House was amazing, secluded and self contained really meant self contained.”
 of 5 bubbles 460andrewc460, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Both rooms are spectacular - why choose?”
 of 5 bubbles AdamL46, 3 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Every room in the cottage is perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Coogeecouple, 7 Aug 2011 | Read review
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