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Luxury Accommodation in the Adelaide Hills: Stylish Stays for Your Next Weekend Escape

From romantic cabins to grand homes, these stunning stays provide luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills for any kind of traveller.

Pirralilla Estate

Something that never fails to amaze us is the seemingly limitless opportunities of things to do in the spectacular Adelaide Hills. A trip to one of many vineyards for a tasty drop, a stop at an old German town for a delicious pint, long walks that completely take you out of reality for a moment of sheer bliss... the list goes on!

The question is – where to stay so you can extend these moments for a whole weekend or perhaps a cheeky mid-week getaway?

Join us as we take that weight off your shoulders and share some of our favourite spots for luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills. From cosy cabins to manor houses, these are some of the best places to rest your weary head at the end of a joyful day exploring the region. 


Meaning 'to exhale', Espira is a luxury eco-retreat pod that has been designed as a private space for guests to immerse themselves in nature and forget all about the stress of the every day. 

Just 20 minutes from the city, it's an idyllic luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills, one of Australia's most beautiful wine and food regions. 

Perched atop its own 'Dream Hill' in Ashton, this striking escape offers unparalleled views of vineyards, Marble Hill, Piccadilly Valley, and the Barossa Ranges. With a contemporary design and premium amenities, including indoor and outdoor wood fireplaces and an outdoor bath on the deck, Espira invites you to indulge in luxury and soak in breathtaking sunsets and star-filled skies (preferably from a bubble bath vantage point). 

Casa Freschi, 159 Ridge Road, Ashton

Cladich Pavilions

Cladich Pavilions

A haven of sophistication and privacy awaits at the Cladich Pavilions, just 30 minutes from Adelaide's CBD. Our pick for some of the best luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills, guests can choose from three premium pavilions when booking their stay at Cladich, with each providing a secluded escape surrounded by nature. This charming bed and breakfast is surrounded by towering gum trees and native bushland, bringing with it the calming sounds of local birds and wildlife to gently wake you in the morning. Bliss.

27-29 Wilpena Terrace, Aldgate

Sticky Rice Villas

Sticky Rice Villas

For a truly unique stay in the Adelaide Hills, the experience provided at Sticky Rice Villas will whisk you away to a completely different country surrounded by premium touches. Partnered by the award-winning Sticky Rice Cooking School, the Sticky Rice Villas are three fully self-contained luxury villas inspired by Japan, Thailand and Bali. Step into a world of architecture and interiors molded by these countries, and with the ability to book private chef and cooking school packages with your stay, you will leave Sticky Rice with new, creative culinary knowledge under your belt. It's a win-win!

96 Old Mt Barker Road, Stirling

Pirralilla Estate

Pirralilla Estate

A weekend away at Pirralilla Estate is a weekend steeped in rich history and 1900's charm. A beautiful spot for luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills, the estate was built in 1902, and is now welcoming guests to stay in the stunning self-contained rooms, for a weekend of peace and quiet. With unmatched serenity in Aldgate, the estate grounds are lush and well-kept, perfect for exploring during your stay. With the option to stay in cottages or apartments - all with fully equipped kitchens, breathtaking views and thoughtfully styled interiors, your biggest issue may be never wanting to leave this hidden Hills haven.

17 Arkaba Road, Aldgate

1884 Summertown

1884 Summertown

Stay in a unique piece of Adelaide Hills accommodation history with 1884 Summertown luxury escape. Stunning vaulted ceilings reach above an open plan living area with a wood burning fireplace, there’s an outdoor bathtub perfect for a romantic weekend for two, and space for up to four guests thanks to the two king beds. Complete your stay with a dining experience at The Summertown Aristologist just across the road.

1102 Greenhill Road, Summertown

Adelaide Hills Retreats

Adelaide Hills Retreats

Nestled into the Hills and not too far from the charming town of Hahndorf are the two Adelaide Hills Retreats luxury accommodation.

The Nest is a self-contained, cosy romantic escape for two, and Villa Lemoni welcomes up to four adult guests with two bedrooms. Both villas are complete with a deep, two person spa bath, wood fire and private alfresco settings. With both options providing seclusion and style, this is some of the best luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills.

Oakwood Road, Balhannah

Carriage House 1884

Carriage House 1884

Transport yourself to another era with Carriage House 1884 private Adelaide Hills accommodation. The wood panelled walls, welcoming leather seating, fireplace and bookcases would be right at home in a charming old English village, with large doors opening out to your established garden waiting for a spot of afternoon tea or a glass of local wine as the sun retreats for the day.

112 Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers

Sequoia Lodge

Sequoia Lodge

Often regarded as not only the best luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills, but in South Australia and beyond, the feeling of bliss and high-end relaxation can be found at the adults only lodge Sequoia. Take in the panoramic views from your private balcony, relax in the semi-private hot pools and infinity pool filled with healing minerals of the estate’s natural springs, seal the deal for a perfect weekend away by booking in for a treatment at Gatekeeper’s Day Spa for some pampering.

1 Mawson Drive, Crafers, Adelaide Hills

The Crafers Hotel

The Crafers Hotel

Eat, drink and stay at easy location of The Crafers Hotel, just 20 minutes from the CBD and arm’s length to Mount Lofty Botanic Garden. Choose your perfect setting from their 7 rooms, each with AESOP toiletries and complimentary mini-bar, and some with a gas fire and balcony that gives a feeling of luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills.

8 Main Street, Crafers

Ode to the Orchard

Ode to the Orchard

This rustically chic, beautifully restored cottage has become the jewel of romantic getaways in South Australia. Surrounded by the Adelaide Hills wine region and overlooking an old apple orchard, Ode to the Orchard is a two-bedroom cottage that takes you back in time. Sip wine in front of a cosy wood fire, cook hearty meals on a vintage wood-fired Aga (stove) and venture to the outdoor clawfoot bath that overlooks the hills.

Lenswood, Adelaide Hills

The Manor

The Manor

Something you don’t see too often in Australia, let alone Adelaide, is a full blown castle. A beautiful sight day or night; with vines growing up the side, rounded turrets and stained glass windows, it’ll be difficult to not pretend you’ve gone back in time at The Manor - just without the lack of plumbing, thank goodness! Each room is ‘townhouse’ style, meaning you enjoy a kitchenette, separate living area and balcony, with some rooms even having their own spa baths. 

762 Lobethal Road, Basket Range

Luna Casa Tiny Farm Retreat

Luxury Private Farm Escape - Casa Luna Tiny Home

Nestled in the heart of the wine region, three minutes to the quaint town of Hahndorf and just 20 minutes from Adelaide, this truly beautiful tiny home is waiting to welcome you and your partner to a relaxing countryside retreat. This is an ideal stay for every season, with surrounding stretched-out fields to spend summer days in, plus friendly cows and sheep, an outdoor tub to soak in, a panoramic infrared sauna, spacious, handmade interiors, and ethically sourced designer furnishings. At this luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills, it's all about connecting to the natural surrounds at this 10 acre organic farm.

Exact location upon booking, Bridgewater, South Australia 

Mount Lofty House. Image credit: Sequoia Lodge

Mount Lofty House

Treat yourself to a luxurious 5-star stay in the 30 acres of botanical estate of Mount Lofty House. This accommodation in the Adelaide Hills boasts four poster beds, fireplaces, balconies and chef prepared food, or the option of a self-sufficient cottage for multiple guests. Not only will you be indulging in a stay in a beautifully appointed room, but you will be in close proximity to amazing food offerings, including Hardy's Verandah and premium lounge experiences.

1 Mawson Drive, Crafters

Earthship Ironbank. Image credit: Visit South Australia

Earthship Ironbank

An amazing, ecological, bed and breakfast experience, Earthship Ironbank is Australia's first council approved Earthship. It's an off-grid, self sufficient home, with solar panels and batteries to store electricity, solar hot water, rainwater tanks with pumps and subsurface wastewater irrigation.

Designed to accommodate two people (three at a squeeze) this little bed and breakfast is nestled in a sunny tree lined valley in the Adelaide Hills near a golf course, winery and bush walking tracks. 

It's made from many natural and recycled materials including car tyres filled with and rendered with earth. Other recycled materials include beer and wine bottles cut in half to make amazing bottle brick walls: a kaleidoscope of colour! 

Exact location upon booking

1965 Lobenthal

A haven from the modern world, turn back time to, well, 1965 at 1965 Lobenthal. Relax in this stylish, mid century house that's centrally located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, with convenient access to the region's premium cellar doors, fine dining, bush walking and more. It's a thoughtfully curated space that will have you feeling right at home, with contemporary touches to ensure you're still comfortable. Go all out and spin Elvis Presley records as you whip a nostalgic feast in the fully-equipped kitchen. There's also a small private garden to enjoy, or you can slip over next door to the intimate Hugel Wine bar for a drink pre-dinner. 

53a Main Street, Lobethal

Pavilions at Lenswood

Pavilions at Lenswood

No list of luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills would be complete without a mention of the Pavilions at Lenswood for a stylishly romantic getaway. The one-bedroom self-contained pavilions are designed as the ultimate couple’s retreat, each complete with an open woodfire, kitchen, freestanding bathtub and king-size bed, and all overlook the gardens and valley. Withe every pavilion offering something unique, such as a free standing hot tub or giant bean bag, you can't really make a bad choice here.

Corner of Swamp & Leslie Roads, Lenswood

Barristers Block Vigneron Villas

Barristers Block

Adelaide is known for its cellar doors; there are just so many to choose from, where to even start? A good place is one that you can stay at so you don’t have to worry about taxis or a designated driver. Sneak away up to Barristers Block where you can enjoy an endearing B&B stay in a charming cottage on site, sleeping up to six people in three large luxurious bedrooms. 

141 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside

Explored all of the luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills and ready for another adventure? Check out the best day trips around Adelaide for an action packed adventure, or visit the Barossa Valley for a pure wine experience

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