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A unique conference retreat in the Adelaide Hills. Perfect for focus.

Experience the best. Just minutes away.

While Mount Lofty House is located only 15 minutes from Adelaide CBD and 25 minutes from the Adelaide airport, you will feel a million miles away. No matter if you celebrate a special occasion, brainstorm your next business moves or are after some team building experience, Mount Lofty House offers you unbridled opportunities for your success.

Arthur Hardys Cellar

Together with your guests, tour the original excavated and restored wine cellar and have a hosted, private tasting in our awarded cellar.

Sequoia Vineyard Tasting

Organically grown at 727m, our two vineyards are the highest in the state. Our sommelier will take your group on a tour through the vineyard, taste the grapes and try our sparkling where it is grown.

Native Animal Encounters

Cleland Wildlife park is less than a kilometre down the road offering many native wildlife experiences. Alternatively we can arrange for the animals to come to site to meet your group. A great option for international guests.

Foodie Masterclass

We are truly spoilt in our region, with winemakers, cheese makers, chocolate makers, distillers, brewers and small producers all abound. Whatever your interest, we can arrange tastings and masterclasses onsite or arrange private tastings and tours of the regions finest.

Gatekeeper's Day Spa

The beautifully appointed Gatekeeper’s Day Spa offers your guests a destination spa escape high above Piccadilly Valley. The exquisite rituals for face and body incorporate the latest techniques and meticulously formulated products to ensure each spa journey rejuvenates skin, body and soul.

AWL Bar & Cocktail Class

What better way to begin or end an event that a cocktail masterclass, guided by our head barman. Our Arthur Waterhouse Lounge owns the largest whiskey and spirt collection in the Adelaide Hills and is quickly becoming one of the hottest cocktail bars in the state.

Heysen Trail & Hiking

The Heysen trail is one of the longest in Australia at 1200 km and we are lucky it runs right through the property. A great opportunity for active visitors and retreats. We are happy to arrange guided walks, orienteering, and team building activities.

Yoga Classes

Yoga can increase your flexibility and improve your balance. But the biggest benefit is to feel centred, refreshed and present. Combined with freshly squeezed juices and smoothies this is a great way to start the day.

Offsite Cooking Classes

Specialising in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine you can choose to have the cuisine of your choice in private classes. We can accommodate dietary requirements and most food allergies within the menu.

Our Function Rooms & Catering

The hills most stunning gathering place

Let's talk. We would love to organise your next event.

Function Rooms

Historic, modern and functional.

From intimate boardrooms to our stunning fully enclosed air-conditioned Piccadilly Pavillion, we have a selection of function venues and state-of-the-art conference facilities.

Our Coach House, a beautiful heritage building ten metres away from the main house, opens out onto a large deck and grassed area. Overlooking the Pinot Vineyard, the venue features its own bar and amenities, built in data projector and screen.

Piccadilly Panorama (view 360˚ tour) offers ample room for many different setups. With plenty of natural light and views over Piccadilly Valley, the pavillion has direct access to our gardens while the restaurant features its own bar.

Our heritage venue Hardy’s Room (view 360˚ tour), perfect for smaller meetings and intimate gatherings in the main House.


Delicious and invigorating

No matter how big your event, we can cater for lunch and dinner events at Hardy’s Verandah and Piccadilly Restaurant. For our business guests, we also offer delegate packages and experiential food stations starting from only $69 per person.


All welcome to stay.

Have your guests and delegates stay overnight for a proper getaway or multi-day function. We are able to accomodate up to 80 delegates within our hotel and cottages. Please contact us directly for special conference accommodation rates.

Our Events & Functions Team

Meet, create & succeed in style.