Mount Lofty House - MGallery by Sofitel
Adelaide Hills, South Australia
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Boutique Gourmet Getaway in the Adelaide Hills with Wine Tastings & Daily Breakfast

Celebrate the tradition of luxury at Mount Lofty House, an iconic boutique hotel nestled in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, the perfect home base while you explore Adelaide’s world famous wine regions and just a stones’ throw from Adelaide’s CBD. Indulge in the onsite three-chef-hatted Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant and relax at Stables Day Spa. Unwind and indulge on a gourmet food and wine escape with daily breakfasts, a welcome drink on arrival, a complimentary bottle of wine, wine tastings, an AU$50 dining credit for Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant, two AU$25 massage credits, a guaranteed 12pm late checkout and more.

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2 Nights
Piccadilly Garden Room
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Packages valid for two people
  • Daily continental buffet breakfast served with your choice of one hot à la carte dish each
  • A welcome bottle of Mount Lofty Summit sparkling wine on arrival
  • One AUD$50 dining credit to use at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant
3 Nights
Piccadilly Garden Room
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Packages valid for two people
  • Daily continental buffet breakfast served with your choice of one hot à la carte dish each
  • A welcome bottle of Mount Lofty Summit sparkling wine on arrival
  • One AUD$50 dining credit to use at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant

History, art, fine wine and gourmet dining collide at the majestic Mount Lofty House, a historic boutique hotel nestled in the picturesque Adelaide Hills wine region. On the border of Mount Lofty Botanic Garden overlooking the Piccadilly Valley, this countryside retreat offers the best of both worlds with all the attractions of Adelaide CBD a mere 20-minute drive away.

What You’ll Love...

The Hotel – Historic grandeur with Piccadilly Valley views

Walk in the footsteps of Victorian high society at the historic Mount Lofty House. Set amongst 22 acres of manicured gardens and vineyards, perched majestically atop a hilly landscape, this stunning country manor, which dates back to 1852, was once the summer home of politician Arthur Hardy, who used it to host lavish parties. To this day, indulgence is still a cornerstone of Mount Lofty House, which has recently undergone a $14 million refurbishment. Part of the renowned MGallery by Sofitel collection, this boutique hotel is home to a three chef-hatted-restaurant, a beautiful day spa and a New York-style cocktail bar - the perfect place to put the world to rights. With fabulous hospitality and extra special touches, you’ll see how the elegant spirit of this beautiful hotel is still going strong today.

The Room – Heritage style meets modern amenities

Opening onto tranquil gardens, the peaceful Piccadilly Garden rooms have been completely renovated and offer period Victorian style married with the convenience of modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, brand-new air-conditioning and HDTVs. Wake from a restful night’s sleep in your lavish four post bed and enjoy a morning coffee on your outdoor balcony overlooking the lush greenery of the hotel’s gardens. There’s no need to rush on your final day as you’re invited to enjoy late checkout until 12pm.

The Food – Three-chef hatted dining at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant

From the moment you arrive at Mount Lofty House, the tone for indulgence is set with a glass of Mount Lofty Summit sparkling or signature tea poured for you on arrival, plus a plate of cookies and a bottle of sparkling awaiting in your room.

Start your days with continental breakfasts of artisan breads and home-made muesli at the hotel’s Piccadilly Restaurant accompanied by your choice of one hot à la carte dish per person - choose from eggs benedict, omlettes, avocado and heirloom tomatoes on toast or go all out with the Estate Breakfast consisting of Murphy's Crossing free range eggs, chipolata sausages, blushed tomato, portobello mushroom, home-style Swiss rosti and toasted artisian bread.

With your included AU$50 dining credit, you can indulge in a gastronomical experience at the hotel’s three-chef-hatted Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant, where seasonal ingredients grown and foraged onsite are showcased spectacularly on the plate and served alongside complementary drops hand-selected by the sommelier from the 170-year-old wine cellar. With such an exquisite menu paired with stunning views over the Piccadilly Valley, this decadent dining experience is sure to be a highlight of your stay.

See & Do – Go vineyard-hopping in the Adelaide Hills or relax in the day spa

Rich with history, Mount Lofty House is a tourist attraction in itself, and you can discover its secrets on a history, garden and art tour with an onsite expert complete with a signature drink. In the midst of the region’s bountiful boutique wineries and breweries, it would be rude not to savour a drop or two. Sample the nectars of Deviation Road Winery – complete with a regional charcuterie platter, sample the Reserve Block series at Lane Vineyard, taste the Amos Reserve range at Howard Vineyard and enjoy a behind-the-scenes brewery tour at Lobethal Bierhouse.

Spoil yourself and use your included AU$25 credit at the on-site Stables Day Spa, where there truly is a spa treatment to suit everyone. From the ultimate Signature Ritual that'll leave you feeling restored from head to toe, to exclusive spa facials and hot stone massages, you’ll love being pampered in the tranquil surroundings of this beautiful spa.

If you'd like to explore South Australia's renowned wine region further, Mount Lofty House is within easy reach of all the best vineyards and cellar doors in the state. The acclaimed Penfolds Grange at Magill Estate in Adelaide Hills is only 20-minute drive away, a great choice for anyone looking for a delicious food and wine experience. McLaren Vale lies just to the south, only half hour’s drive away through the hills. This area boasts a mix of boutique producers and Australian icons, where you will find the avant-garde Rubix Cube-inspired d’Arenberg Cube winery. On the north side of the Adelaide Hills lies Barossa Valley and Eden Valley, famous for red wine and world-class Riesling. If you're a passionate wine-enthusiast, Mount Lofty House is the ideal getaway.

Perfect for couples or friends

Lovers of fine wine and gourmet food will be in their element on this refined countryside escape.

Valid for travel until 30 June 2020 (bookings must be made before 30 April 2020).

Blackout Dates Apply: Dates are identified in the Booking Calendar.

Saturday Surcharge: A non-refundable surcharge per room, per Saturday night, applies for certain dates and is payable at time of booking. Dates and prices are identified in the Booking Calendar.

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7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Bookings (except for Tour bookings and flights) may be cancelled with a full refund provided that cancellation occurs strictly within 7 days from the date of purchase and provided that the cancellation is made no less than 21 days prior to the check-in date.

Feel Like Changing your Dates? No worries… You can make one (1) change to the date of your booking provided the change is made no less than 45 days before the start of your original booking date and provided you choose dates which are of an equal value and are available. Any change to booking dates is subject to and must be made online in accordance with our Terms and Conditions. Change of date not applicable when package is purchased with flights.

Picadilly Garden Room – Packages are valid for two adults.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is three people. See the 'Extra Guest Policy' below:

Extra Guest Policy: An additional guest (aged 12 years and over) may stay for a surcharge of AU$79 per night, sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation and breakfast only. Payable directly to the hotel.

Child Policy: One child (aged 11 years and under) may stay for a surcharge of AU$64 per night, sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation and breakfast only. Payable directly to the hotel.

Baby Policy: One baby (aged four years and under) may stay free of charge and will count towards the room capacity. A cot can be provided by the hotel for a surcharge of AU$10 per night, payable directly to the hotel.

Connecting rooms are available on request, subject to availability.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

AUD$50 dining credit requires no minimum spend.

One AUD$25 massage credit per person, must be used on a minimum 60-minute treatment.

Please note: Lobethal Bierhouse is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, closed between 24th December and 4th January.

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