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4.4 out of 5

"Perfect retreat. So peaceful and nurturing We will definitely be back. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 01 Jan 2019

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Hotel Description

At Authenticity Spa Resort you'll be within a 20-minute walk of Port Elliot Dog Park and 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from Port Elliot Beach. Highlights at this Mediterranean hotel include free continental breakfast, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi, in-room massages, and ceiling fans are featured in all 6 individually decorated rooms. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Additionally, hair dryers and desks are available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and has a library. Additionally, you'll find a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Port Elliot hotel include Horseshoe Bay and Pullen Island Conservation Park.

Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite (Upstairs), Private Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom, Partial Ocean View, Sea Facing

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Elite Room, 1 Bedroom, Ensuite, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Garden Suite (Downstairs), Private Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Authenticity Spa Resort ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Authenticity Spa Resort

Everyone (8) Couples (6)
5 out of 5
Perfect retreat. So peaceful and nurturing We will definitely be back.

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jan. 2019 by Admin Staff

Your Welcome and Thank you for your lovely feedback. We certainly pride ourselves in making everyone's stay enjoyable.

5 out of 5
So relaxing and spacious. Food was carefully prepared to my individual needs. Fresh and delicious. All the staff were polite and keen to offer advice and assistance. Truly a refreshing alternative to the usual hotel chain rooms.

Posted by , from S.A. 5159 on 23 May 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 May 2018 by Admin

Thank you, we appreciate your response and happy the space and staff fulfilled your needs. Yes, we pride ourselves as alternative retreat accommodation and pleased when this is achieved.

5 out of 5

Gorgeous retreat, very peaceful

Pros: It was like staying in a beautiful old building in Europe. It was peaceful and the breakfast was delicious.
Cons: I can't think of anything.
Location: Wish we had more time for the surrounding area. There is so much to see.
A very unique resort beautifully presented with lovely rooms. I would have like to stay a lot longer and I had a perfect massage.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 6 Mar. 2017

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2 out of 5

Inconsistent

Whilst a nice setting there were too many inconsistencies for a property that aims to be a relaxing retreat. There is plenty of examples of needed maintenace both inside the room and in the grounds, from power point coming off the wall to gardens in need of care. Also wildlife in the room is in need of pest management. The furnishings in the manor were not congruent giving a cluttered feel. Whilst the included breakfast was simple but nice, paying for a coffee was a bit huh considering the rate for the stay.

Posted by , from ACT on 7 Feb. 2017

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4 out of 5

R&R at Port Elliot

If you are looking for a place that offers a relaxing ambience - a getaway from every day routine and some pampering then this is a great place. It's close enough to the hustle and bustle of Port Elliot main strip so if you need some retail therapy in between the relaxation then it's not too far. Lots of nooks and crannies to enjoy including a swimming pool, a library, spa treatments and a lovely outdoor sun room and café area.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 30 Jan. 2017

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3 out of 5
Pros: Bed
Cons: No tv, no bathroom ohnly a shared one,
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Nothing special; Value: Over-priced; Service: Good; Cleanliness: Nice;

Posted by , from Australia - SA - Regional SA on 1 Jan. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Friends staff with a mind set of relaxation
Can't wait to go back, felt in a different world

Posted by , from Australia - SA - Adelaide on 5 Sep. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: COLD WINTERS NIGHT OUTSIDE - 3 COURSE MEAL BY FIRE INSIDE - AMAZING!!!
Cons: It said shared Bathroom but we were the only ones using it so not at all the worst thing!
Location: Outstanding, Quite location beautiful
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Great deal, Superb last minute deal!; Service: Go the extra mile, Friendly & relaxed pefect; Cleanliness: Lovely; As well as having spa facilities massages etc this place has amazing organic food and beautiful wines

Posted by , from Australia - SA - Adelaide on 12 Jun. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Excellent setting,all nice teas to try,nice vegetarian food but pricy
Cons: Common bathroom for 4 rooms,inc.WC so a bit inconvenient in the middle of night.Also to pay for cup of coffee at B/fast is not fair when B/fast incl.
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Distinctive; Value: Reasonable; Service: Professional, Friendly; Nice vinyards around,quiet and peacefull.Good for relaxation

Posted by , from Australia - SA - Adelaide on 28 May 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Beautiful historic house.
Cons: You have to walk through the breakfast room to get to the shared toilets and bathrooms
The website should make it clear that there are no ensuites and you have to walk through dining areas to reach bath and toilet areas.

Posted by , from Australia - SA - Adelaide on 30 Jan. 2013

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available. Public spaces have free WiFi. A fitness center, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the business-friendly Authenticity Spa Resort. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee.

  • 6 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1861
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Goolwa Station (9.8 km / 6.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Authenticity Spa Resort offers 6 accommodations with bathrobes and hair dryers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. This Port Elliot hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast.

Authenticity Spa Resort has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 6 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 50 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Authenticity Spa Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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