3 hotel ideas for weekend getaways in Adelaide

South Australia’s vibrant capital Adelaide ticks all the boxes when it comes to a fun-filled weekend getaway. Bursting with culture, great entertainment and award winning restaurants, you will not be short on things to do. To add to this, there are some great hotels to make all weekend getaways in Adelaide complete.

Hotel suggestions for wonderful weekend getaways in Adelaide

Whether you are looking for an affordable and comfortable retreat or a taste of luxury, Adelaide is able to offer a wide range of holiday accommodation; from cosy rooms to spacious apartments. Our charming little capital can also accommodate any price bracket, whether it be an old style heritage building or sleek contemporary hotel.

In this article, we have handpicked three great options from SA Weekend Escapes to make your escape a little easier. So go ahead and make a date for that well deserved weekend getaway in Adelaide!

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Pic credit: Adelaide Royal Coach

The Adelaide Royal Coach Hotel

Situated opposite the picturesque Rymill Park and a short scenic walk from the city centre is the Adelaide Royal Coach Hotel. Comfortable, affordable accommodation with great facilities make this an ideal hotel for visiting the sites of Adelaide. A lovely indoor swimming pool awaits your return after a long day of sightseeing. Also, guests can make the most of limited onsite parking.

A variety of rooms are available from standard doubles to family spa rooms – all offering tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV. Just a few minutes drive from the Royal Coach is the River Torrens, Norwood and North Adelaide with the wonderful Botanical Gardens situated minutes away on foot. From here you can also pay a visit to the Art Gallery of South Australia plus the South Australian Museum. These can be found just a twenty minute walk away, as can Rundle Mall and numerous other attractions.

Quality Apartments Adelaide Central

If you’re looking for apartment style accommodation right in the city centre, then look no further than the Quality Apartments Adelaide Central. Here you will find spacious studios, one or two bedroom apartments – contemporary in style – with king size beds and well equipped kitchens.

With great shops and a fabulous choice of restaurants right on your doorstep this beautifully restored heritage building is ideal for all of Adelaide’s sights. Why not take a short walk to Adelaide Central Market and marvel at all of the wonderful local food produce on display?

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Comfort Hotel Adelaide Meridien

Located in North Adelaide and just a 12-minute walk from the trendy city centre is the Comfort Hotel Adelaide Meridien. Boasting a lovely outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub plus free parking (subject to availability), this hotel will make a great base for a relaxing any weekend getaways in Adelaide.

Comfort Hotel offers a choice of comfortable rooms, studios or hotel style apartments with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. The added bonus is that many of the rooms have private balconies overlooking either the beautiful Adelaide Hills or the appealing Melbourne Street, with its friendly village style atmosphere.

When it’s time to enjoy a sumptuous meal after a long day of exploring, then head down to the in-house Angus & Co. Bar and Grill. This popular restaurant is open daily and serves delicious burgers, steaks, schnitzels and salads with a modern steakhouse vibe.

Things to do during weekend getaways in Adelaide

So with your accommodation sorted all you will have to do is to decide which activities to include in your visit. Our buzzing city is literally crammed with things to see and do with its historic buildings, lush parklands and iconic sites.

Be sure to include the stunning Botanical Gardens, Adelaide Zoo, or the picturesque Adelaide Oval, just to mention a few. It also goes without saying that some of the best eateries and wineries in South Australia can be found in Adelaide. Alternatively, if you feel like heading out of the city then take a trip to the magnificent Adelaide Hills. Savour a glass of wine or two at one of the famous wineries whilst admiring the stunning views.

With these suggestions in mind, take a look at our Ultimate Guide to Adelaide  to help you make the choices for that perfect city escape.