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Our hotel and grounds

30 acres of paradise, right here in the beautiful Adelaide Hills.

Boutique Designer Hotel Experience

Pure bliss & beauty, inside and out.

Arthur Hardy, who built Mount Lofty House as his summer residence, was a keen botanist and gardener. This is why our grounds are so versatile and beautiful throughout the year. But also inside we have made sure that none of your wishes will be left unmet, while you just sit back and indulge in whatever activity takes you fancy.

What our House has to offer

Retreat, get lost in time & enjoy the moment.

Staying at Mount Lofty House is an indulgent experience, no matter what time of the year you visit and for how long. There are many options how to spend your days and nights within our walls:

Personalised Guest Service

Going above & beyond to make you feel at home.

Customer service at Mount Lofty House is more than just looking after our guests' needs. It is very important to us that you feel connected with our House and that throughout your stay there will be no wish unmet.

To start off your stay why not join us for our nightly welcome drinks at the library. Afterwards, our guest relations manager will take you on a tour to make you familiar with the estate and will tell you more about the history of the building and region. Starting at 5pm at the library every day.

Outdoor Activities

Our grounds & Piccadilly Valley

When you long for some activity and soaking up the beautiful sun, head onto our 30 acre grounds for a picnic, leisurely walks, a swim or a game of tennis. And a lot more than that even.

Picnic on our Multiple Lawn Areas

Outdoor Swimming Pool

Barbecue and Wood Fired Pizza Oven

Tennis/Badminton Court

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Croquet

Artists at Residence

Stephen Trebilcock & Steven Griguol

Throughout the property you will notice Stephen Trebilcock‘s large scale Australian flora paintings. Born in the Adelaide Hills in 1952, his work is strongly influenced from his early years living on a fruit block and his love of gardening. Trebilcock is represented by Hill Smith Gallery. His calm nature reflecting art is a perfect complement to our beautiful historic estate.

The sculptures around the estate are the work of Steven Griguol. The cabinet-marker turned artist works in metal, steel and wood to create solid, strong pieces. At the same time though they acknowledge the transience and fragility of our existence and the fact we are all just passing through this life.

Testimonials

Beautiful Boutique Hotel

Mt Lofty House is stunning. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The food was amazing! We will definitely stay there again.

Natalie

1 February 2019

Birthday Present for Debra's 60th

Our stay was very enjoyable. Great, relaxing massage and beautiful food.

Franklin

3 February 2019

Extremely Relaxing & Enjoyable Experience

Accommodation and dinner was fantastic, service staff very nice and helpful, with a beautiful and picturesque scenery to also enjoy.

B. M.

3 February 2019

Amazing!

It was a wonderful stay, the staff were amazing and it really felt like home, it was very sad to leave, we will hopefully be back again one day. Thank you for a great holiday.

Skye Dubignon

4 February 2019

Perfect!

The staff, accommodation, food (and weather) was amazing. Thank you very much for making our stay a memorable one.

Tania

4 February 2019