The capital of South Australia, Adelaide is well known for its vibrant culture and delicious cosmopolitan cuisine. A city of 1.3 million people, it is guaranteed that there will be an overwhelming choice of hotels on offer. If only there was a time-saving device to help wade through them all to find the best ones.
Aha! But there is. Here at TravelMag.com we have cut away the excess fat to leave you with only the most succulent choices. We based our research on a number of factors including location, amenities, price and previous guest reviews to bring you the top five hotels in Adelaide.
From A$105/ night
Centrally located, the Franklin Boutique offers great comfort and enthralling décor to guests. Much of the artwork comes from local artists. There is an on-site bar and restaurant offering a variety of food and drinks. Complimentary snacks are offered to guests upon arrival and there is a coffee machine in the room, along with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Franklin Boutique is perfect for anybody wishing to shop or explore the city.
From A$101/ night
Just over a mile from Adelaide central business district, the Stayz manages to offer quite a lot for a reasonable price. En-suite rooms have kitchenettes with a microwave, coffee machine and refrigerator. Wifi is available throughout and there is free parking. Good modern technology provisions mean that rooms have an iPod dock along with flat-screen TVs. For sports enthusiasts there are tennis courts and a golf course nearby.
From A$115/ night
Majestic Old Lion Apartments are aptly named as they are just minutes away from the zoo. The apartments come stocked with plenty of things, such as a kitchen, washing machine and a separate lounge area with a 37inch cable television. This hotel was recently refurbished so rooms feel nice and fresh. All have both heating and air conditioning and there is free parking on the grounds for guests.
From A$115/ night
Another Majestic chain property that seems to have consistently high reviews from previous guests, the Roof Garden Hotel is to the South of the zoo right in the downtown area of Adelaide. Restaurants, bars and shopping streets are all right outside the front door, while inside the rooms are well-furnished. En-suite bathrooms have bathtubs in them for that long soak after a grueling day of sight-seeing.
From A$126/ night
Roughly 1.5 miles from the city centre, the Art Series makes the most of its extra space by providing some great features for guests, such as a fitness centre and an outdoor pool. There is a shared lounge area and you can take an art tour around your very own hotel as a number of artworks are dotted around the property. All accommodation is air-conditioned and has a kitchenette, dishwasher and en-suite bathroom.