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Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills

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Only 15 minutes from Adelaide CBD, Mount Lofty House is a iconic boutique hotel with panoramic views over Piccadilly Valley in the Adelaide Hills. Mount Lofty House is the premier destination for luxury escapes, overnight accommodation, fine dining, boutique day spa experiences, conference retreats and weddings. Built in 1852 by Arthur Hardy, Mount Lofty House became a venue for the most lavish parties, where Arthur would take great delight in hosting Adelaide's high society. Relax in our Gatekeepers Day Spa, or indulge at one of the state's most awarded and decadent fine dining restaurants Hardy's Verandah Restaurant. Feeling more adventurous? Explore the 30 acre estate or maybe a glass of our own Sequoia sparkling while looking out over the beautiful Piccadilly Valley. Celebrating a tradition of Luxury. Mount Lofty House.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Tennis court
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Luxury
Languages Spoken
English
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FDRango wrote a review Feb 2024
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This hotel is wonderful - very welcoming and cosy. Pool was warm and a joy to swim in and relax. The breakfast food and service exceptional. The historic house tour is a must and bubbles at arrival and cookies lovely,
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Merrilyn F wrote a review Jan 2024
Adelaide Hills, Australia99 contributions61 helpful votes
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Reading through the reviews I can only reiterate other 5 Star review comments. A glorious property with sublime views, fantastic staff, beautiful food and wine all added up to a perfect stay. My family joined me to celebrate my 80th Birthday for dinner and the evening at this wonderful venue. From the welcome drink to the farewell gift it was perfection all the way. Having glorious weather and being able to enjoy a swim in the heated pool overlooking the beautiful Piccadilly Valley before enjoying a sumptuous breakfast made it very hard to leave the next morning. Being a History Buff I enjoyed Christopher’s tour and cocktails and meeting other guests. Congratulations to Christopher and his team - you have got it so right! A jewel in South Australia’s Hospitality Crown.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Response from Christopher Speck, Guest Services / Front Office at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Merrilyn F, Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you to the stunning Mount Lofty Estate and for such a special milestone for you. I am so glad to see you were able to enjoy so many aspects of our hotel and we are truly grateful to have the beautiful Adelaide Hills as our backyard. The history and welcome tour is the highlight of my day, so I am beyond happy to read that you enjoyed it so much, thank you for your kind words about myself and the team they really mean a lot to us as we strive to continuously enhance our experience offering and the level of service we provide to all of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back again to the Estate soon. Kindest regards Christopher and the Mount Lofty Estate Family
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Anthea T wrote a review Feb 2024
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A divine hotel with the most spectacular view. They pride themselves on service and this is experienced from step one into the hotel. The hotel room was clean and the bed oh so comfortable. The food at Hardy's Terrace was divine.
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Deb C wrote a review Feb 2024
Perth, Australia3 contributions
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Staying here while attending a conference was amazing. 🤩 my room had the most gorgeous views and facilities. All bathroom products were Julique and smelt lovely. Coffee machine and pods in my room with fresh milk in my fridge. Dining room and bar were fabulous and provided delicious menus. I can’t to stay again!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Charles B wrote a review Feb 2024
Oxford, United Kingdom399 contributions213 helpful votes
This is a fine establishment with great accommodation and the Hardys Verandah Restaurant is excellent. Our second night was supposed to be in their second restarant but that was closed and we were made to eat in a bar area downstairs. The hotel quickly responded to the problem and accommodated us for our third night in Hardys with real flexibility in the tasting menu choices so we didn't have to eat the same thing twice.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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kevin34851999 wrote a review Feb 2024
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
From the service, food, accommodation, the spa and staff, our stay was unforgettable and enchanting. Easily the best stay and romantic adventure we have ever had at this lovely estate. Absolutely no regrets coming, and worth a trip even for people living nearby. We cannot wait to return.
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Michael S wrote a review Feb 2024
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A very relaxed hotel, it was peaceful all the time. There are lots of private places to sit and enjoy the view while having a glass of wine. We experienced the tasting menu one evening which was world class especially with the wine pairing. It really doesn’t get much better
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Date of stay: January 2024
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abtp2024 wrote a review Feb 2024
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
For those who live in SA or anywhere really, and haven’t been to Mt Lofty House,do yourself a favour and go and stay overnight- the setting, the food the service is next to none. Truly wonderful experience.
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bull59 wrote a review Feb 2024
Highland Park, Illinois115 contributions87 helpful votes
Everything was perfect. The hotel is low key but great and professional. Wonderful employees. Meeting Christopher from guest services upon arrival was the best Loved the pool and the food and service at the Verandah Restaurant was even better than we Expected. We can’t wait to return to this property
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Dear Bull59, It was our absolute pleasure to welcome you to the Estate! Thank you so much for the kind words about myself and the team, we all pride ourselves on providing good old-fashioned hospitality and creating a welcoming and warm environment at our home away from home. I’m delighted that you enjoyed relaxing by the pool, it’s the perfect spot to while away a summers day with a great book and a refreshing drink from the bar. I can’t wait to welcome you back again! Kindest regards, Christopher and the Mount Lofty Estate Family
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Andrew wrote a review Feb 2024
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
Had a great time in this idyllic location. Hotel, restaurant and grounds makes this hotel ideal for those who want to do as little as possible. It's proximity to Adelaide means guests can easily visit if required and its location between wine regions is perfect.
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Response from Christopher Speck, Guest Services / Front Office at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills
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Dear Jollaw, It was our pleasure to welcome you on your recent getaway, thank you so much for the fantastic 5-star review. We feel so fortunate to be so ideally located, with Adelaide CBD only a short 20 minutes’ drive away and the stunning Adelaide Hills right on our door stop, we really feel we have the best of both worlds! I was truly delighted to read that you really just relaxed with us and I trust you left feeling rested and rejuvenated. I look forward to welcoming you back in the not-too-distant future! Kindest regards, Christopher and the Mount Lofty Estate Family
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AU$490 - AU$794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
grand mercure mount lofty house hotel crafers, grand mercure mount lofty hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
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AustraliaSouth AustraliaGreater AdelaideAdelaide HillsCrafers
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills
Which popular attractions are close to Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Nearby attractions include Cleland Wildlife Park (0.2 km), Waterfall Gully (6.0 km), and Carrick Hill (7.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Conveniently located restaurants include Red Cacao Chocolatier, Hardy's Verandah Restaurant, and Udder Delights.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Carrick Hill (7.1 km), Bridgewater Mill (6.0 km), and Eagle on the Hill (3.9 km).