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Marble Lodge
Ranked #3 of 8 Angaston B&B and Inns
Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
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“Marble Lodge”
Reviewed 21 August 2012

. We spent the weekend at the Lodge to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was a great stay, nice rooms & a great cooked breakfast in the main dining room cooked by the owner, Shirley.
Lovely grounds and a great location.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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marblelodge, Owner at Marble Lodge, responded to this review, 2 November 2012
Thank you for your review, I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay. I just love sharing this amazing property with others. In almost 18 years, it is rewarding that such a lot of couples return year after year to celebrate anniversaries or for weekend breaks, and to share with me what I tend to take for granted! Marble Lodge is "a Special Place".
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

I am not normally one to choose B and B's but due to the location and based on verbal recommendation, stayed at Marble Lodge in the Camelia Room with my spouse. What a beautiful escape. The room was large and homely, with a huge bed and excellent quality linen. And the spa bath is just wonderful. Set off the bathroom, the sunken spa is surrounded by stained glass windows. If you are looking for a lovely romantic escape, or just to escape for that matter, i would highly recommend Marble Lodge, The photos of the rooms do not do them justice. They are beautiful. As for the gentlemen who said it was too fussy, i would disagree with him entirely. He obviously does not appreciate quality nor a kind hearted sole when he meets one. The host Shirley is just delightful and loves to share her stories of her travels but at the same time loves to hear your stories too. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for luxury accommodation in a quiet location, but within walking distance of the shops and restaurants in Angaston.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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marblelodge, Owner at Marble Lodge, responded to this review, 2 November 2012
Thank you for posting your review; with such a superb quiet and private location, I enjoy so much sharing this beautiful property with other travellers!
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

We stopped here by chance after a wonderful time in the outback. We were dirty, in a filthy car and probably didn't look like great prospects. None of this deterred the lovely hostess who welcomed us into her self contained unit and encouraged us to feel at home. The room had a separate sitting room with a gas fire and an extremely comfortable bed with really high quality linen. The shower was wonderful with lots of hot water and really nice bathroom products. Good advice was given on dinner places and breakfast in the morning was excellent. Shirley is an incredibly well travelled person and it was interesting to hear her tales over breakfast. Superb place to stay - very luxurious but sill very homely. Would recommend to anyone.

Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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marblelodge, Owner at Marble Lodge, responded to this review, 2 November 2012
It was such a thrill to have this delightful couple arrive on dark to stay. We shared many travel experiences! One of the greatest rewards for me is to share a coffee at breakfast, with my guests. Couples from many parts of the world have chosen to stay at Marble Lodge, and a couple of years later they email me saying they're coming back! We've enjoyed BBQs with them, and invited my wonderful neighbours to share it with us!
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

We stayed in the Carmellia room. We were greeted by Shirley the lovely host, shown to our room which we found to be most comfortable. The room was warm and ready for us on arrival. The bed was super comfy and was dressed in the highest of quality linen. The open fire was to die for. Room contained all the essential amenities required to make our stay perfect. Every thing was very clean. Located very close to all the shop and eateries but tucked away nicely seeming like you are all alone. Breakfast is in the homestead and of the highest , yummiest quality. Will defiantly recommend it to others. Thanks for a nice stay :-)

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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marblelodge, Owner at Marble Lodge, responded to this review, 29 December 2013
We appreciate your feedback, and are thrilled you enjoyed everything we have provided for our special guests. With many of our guests coming from overseas, and having travelled extensively overseas myself, they're often surprised to learn I have actually been to their homeland! Thank you for your comments, they're a great source of inspiration for the team here!
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Reviewed 3 June 2012

This is a freestanding house on a property with the B&B owner's house, suitable for two couples in separate suites. The rooms are cold and dark with small windows in classic "historic" style, furnished with old, dark french polished furniture. To go with the furniture are little notices telling you to be careful what you put on the surfaces, point the kettle away from the table, make the coffee on the tray, etc. Why doesn't she just get more robust furniture or a more robust surface treatment? We are tidy folk, respectful of other people's possessions but here we felt inhibited doing just about anything. We couldn't use the alternative pillows or the bathrobes in the cupboards because of the overpowering smell of mothballs. Breakfast could not be made in the rooms but had to be eaten with the host in the main house, where she served us, by candlelight. We would have appreciated a higher standard of food ie bread or cereal not from the supermarket and somewhat riper fruit, rather than candles. At 830 in the morning, 9 on Sunday, which she couldn't make any earlier.

The place was very clean. The bed was ok. The showers ran on rainwater with plentiful hot water pressure (I had a short shower because I know how precious water is especially in SA. I was most surprised there was no sign reminding me to do so). The towels and shower gels etc were great.

This is a place to go if you like old fashioned rooms with doilies and a host that keeps an eye on everything. And talks to you about her undoubtedly exciting life and many travels.I'm sure she also has plenty of information on local attractions, but I'm afraid she just made us want to escape.

Don't go if you like uncluttered rooms and the flexibility to relax and do things your own way.

Don't go if

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Shirley R, Owner at Marble Lodge, responded to this review, 4 weeks ago
In these days of a disposable society and plastic coatings, most people are unaware of the delicate nature of genuine antiques and their equally delicate coatings, which at the time of their creation were the best available.

We have as a result of your observations regarding notes relating to the delicate surfaces of these precious antiques removed both notes, and since have had 5 occasions on which we have had to have furniture resurfaced. While almost all of our guests have been exceptionally careful, the very few make us a very regular customer at the antique repair shop.

The building of the B&B is a replica of the main homestead, with great attention to detail, right down to even acquiring stone for the construction from the same quarry which had been closed for over 100 years. The small windows are very typical of homes from this era, and were in fact designed as exact copies of the main homestead to ensure authenticity.

I was sure that our web site faithfully represented what guests could expect on arrival.

All guests have a choice of whether they would like breakfast in their room, or would prefer to dine by candlelight in the main dining room of the homestead... I do note that you opted to dine in the homestead.

I am sorry that you do not like the be chatted to... perhaps I could recommend an accommodation house that is not hosted so that you may relax with your own company. Please feel free to contact me at any time for such recommendations.
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Property: Marble Lodge
Address: 21 Dean St, Angaston, South Australia 5353, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Barossa Valley > Angaston
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Angaston
Price range (per night): $225 - $300
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Marble Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Marble Lodge caters to the upper-end of serviced accommodation with tariffs starting at $225 double per night, and for mid-week stays we'll always offer a discount for stays of two nights or more. We cater for just two special couples, in 2 private self-contained suites, luxuriously furnished. Each suite has a queen bed with luxurious pillow-top mattress, its own en suite bathroom, split-system reverse cycle air conditioning in all rooms, plasma television, and open fires in winter; high ornamental ceilings and lavish furnishings, french polished carved furniture. A huge 2-person spa bath is shared tho totally privately between each Suite. Built of local marble, the magnificent lodge is located 100m from the street, across the gardens from the State and Federal Heritage-Listed homestead ensuring total privacy and quiet for guests. A short walk to great restaurants, wine bars, coffee shops and pubs. Wineries nearby. Tours can be arranged with pick-up from your door. Fully hosted accommodation, breakfasts are served by the owner, in the homestead dining room by candlelight. Rated 4.5 Stars by Star Ratings Australia (AAA Tourism) and Endorsed a T-QUAL Tick by Tourism Australia as a Quality Bed & Breakfast. We cater only for two couples. We have no facilities for children. Located in the small friendly town of Angaston in the hills of the famous Barossa wine region, we're just over an hour's easy drive from Adelaide Airport. ... more   less 
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Marble Lodge Angaston, Barossa Valley

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