Stay in our Adelaide accommodation to explore South Australia
's capital, renowned for its large number of beautiful churches and the nearby Barossa Valley
Adelaide was first settled by Europeans in 1836 and named after the King of England's wife, Queen Adelaide. Only five years after the city's settlement, the famous Adelaide Gaol was built, as well as the Government House – both of which you can visit today.
is another great base for history buffs to explore. This is the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia and is only 29kms outside of the city. The town still has many of its old German-style buildings, including the German Arms Hotel, one of the best pubs in the Adelaide Hills
. Make sure you set aside plenty of time to check out the Hahndorf Academy too. It was first established in 1857 and currently houses a craft shop, museum and art gallery.
Things to do
Some of the city's most famous attractions include the South Australian Museum, the Adelaide Gaol Historic Site and Museum, the Glenelg Markets, the Adelaide Zoo, and the Art Gallery of South Australia.
If you're visiting the city for business, wot about staying in one of our Adelaide CBD hotels
? These hotels make a great base for a visit to the Adelaide Aquatic Centre, or Australia's oldest chocolate manufacturer and home of the original chocolate Easter Bilby, Haigh's Chocolates.
The great thing about Adelaide is that even though it's a capital city, it's not a concrete jungle. You'll be able to wander around colonial buildings and hit the beach all in the same day! In fact, if you want to stay close to the surf, sun and sand action, we've got some great Adelaide beach accommodation
Adelaide hosts many annual festivals including The Adelaide Fringe Festival, the world music festival - WOMADelaide, the Royal Adelaide show and the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Although not a city well known for its sport, Adelaide has one of the finest domestic and international cricket pitches in the world. One of the favourite grounds of the Australian National Team and home ground to the South Australian Redbacks, Adelaide Oval is steeped in tradition. If you’re looking to save time and money when going to a game, choose from our range of hotels near Adelaide Oval
Getting here and around
Getting here is as easy as booking a seat on one of these cheap flights to Adelaide
. Once you've arrived, you won't have any trouble getting around on public trains and buses and the airport is only seven kilometres from the city centre!
So wot are you waiting for? Book your Adelaide accommodation with us today and get ready for an outstanding getaway.