The Playford

Luxury Accommodation in Adelaide

Crowned as Australia’s most liveable city in 2021, Adelaide is a cultural hub poised on the gorgeous South Australian coastline. The city not only offers unmissable festivals, superb eateries and easy access to the best of Australia’s wine country, but it is home to some of the most luxurious accommodation options you could ask for.



The capital of South Australia is one of the simplest cities to explore, everything is within close proximity to each other creating a strong concentration of culture, art, gastronomy, shopping and sports that cater to all tastes. Pair this with its dreamy coastal location and sumptuous hotel options and you have a winning combination for the ultimate escape.

Not only a popular destination itself, but the city also acts as a gateway to South Australia’s wine country and easy day trips make it the best base for explorations. In less than an hour you can be in Mclaren Vale to cycle the Shiraz Trail or take a dip at the Fleurieu Peninsula’s stunning beaches; stroll amongst the vines and picturesque farmland of the Barossa Valley and enjoy tastings at over 80 cellar doors, or head for the Adelaide Hills and meet iconic Australian animals at its range of wildlife parks and flourishing bush trails.

With a range of luxe and boutique hotels popping up over recent years, there are plenty to choose from so read on for our recommendations for Adelaide’s top high-end stays:


Mayfair Hotel

Step into the five-star boutique experience at the Mayfair Hotel. Housed in the converted heritage-listed Colonial Mutual Life building, a domineering Romanesque style structure that dates back to the 1930s. Sip on an innovative house cocktail at the stunning Hennessy Rooftop bar with sweeping views of the city skyline and enjoy a meal at the popular Mayflower Restaurant, which also offers high-tea during the weekends.

Awarded ‘Best 5-Star Hotel in Australia’ by Trivago in 2019, the rooms range from Superior Queens to Executive King Suites and all featuring custom-made beds and handcrafted furnishings paired with premium furnishings.

Mayfair Hotel

Eos by Sky City

The most recent addition to luxury 5 Star accommodation in Adelaide. This hotel stops at nothing to indulge the individual staying within. With suites up to 189m2 in size there is more than enough reason to stay in or to step out. From signature restaurants and entertainment, to opulent suites and spa experiences, they are definatley catering for pleasure-seekers.

Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant, a casino and a year-round outdoor pool. The accommodation provides room service, a concierge service and currency exchange for guests. A à la carte breakfast is available each morning at the hotel.


The Playford

Located on the North Terrace in the centre of Adelaide’s cultural precinct this Art Nouveau style property brings a sense of history and grandeur to any getaway. Comfortable rooms feature king or twin queen beds and spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers or you can upgrade to a suite to enjoy a separate spa bath. Savour a drink in the lounge bar or dine at the award-winning restaurant serving European-inspired fare. The health club is accessible 24-hours a day for guests and a complimentary morning newspaper with your breakfast will apprise you of the city’s numerous event options.

Playford Hotel

Hilton Adelaide

Situated within minutes of city highlights including the central market and Chinatown means the Hilton Adelaide is a prime choice. Rooms boast views over Victoria Park or out to the Adelaide Hills and offer the high level of quality expected from the Hilton brand. Soak in the heated outdoor pool or get a workout in at the full-size tennis court and jogging track before you head out to explore the city or surrounding environs.

The hotel’s Coal Cellar + Grill proudly caters for foodies with their range of seafood, meat and vegetarian options. Treat yourself to their signature dish, a tomahawk steak with all the trimmings and pair it with a bottle of wine from their wine cellar which carries more than 600 labels.

Hilton Adelaide

Crowne Plaza Adelaide

A luxury stay in Adelaide awaits you at Crowne Plaza. All rooms feature Smart TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, espresso makers, and safes. Nice touches to enhance your stay include slippers and free toiletries. Additionally, TVs, minibars, and hair dryers are available. Housekeeping is available on request.

The theme restaurant, Koomo, serves Japanese cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Lina10 is the hotel’s own rooftop bar, serving drinks along with brunch and lunch. Popular points of interest near the hotel include Ayers House Museum, Art Gallery of South Australia and Beehive Corner Building. The nearest airport is Adelaide Airport, 8 km from Crowne Plaza Adelaide.

Crown Plasa Adelaide


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