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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful stay here! The food is amazing, it is all homemade (even the bread) and cooked right in front of you. They served us a delicious dinner and breakfast. The people are very hospitable and take care of your every need. I would highly recommend staying here for a nice weekend away. The house...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was more than 12 years since we stayed with David and Michael at the "old" Thorn Park and we were not disappointed with our return visit. The new house is spectacular; the hospitality is just as gracious and the food is simply outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts to make our stay relaxed and enjoyable and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great escape to the countryside at Thorn Park. We just love coming back here as it feels like a very comfortable shoe! Wonderful setting, great food by David and exceptional service by Michael. They make you feel so at home without doing any of the work. We love the CLARE Valley and the boys just make this part of...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

For years I have hankered to visit Thorn Park. Oh why did I wait? On the surface it's a serious investment, but the experience justifies it in minutes. The hospitality and detail of hosts David and Michael is without peer. Knowing when to chat, knowing when to give space. Exceptional detail and a chef of utmost skill. The food is...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's a bit daunting writing a review of New Thorn Park. I never give five out of five on principle but the effort and the emotion the proprietors of Thorn put into your stay can't be faulted. So Five it is going to be. The premises look like a demountable from the outside but inside it is solid and cosy....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If Thorn Park was in Victoria, my husband and I would absolutely spend every other weekend here - it is that good! The property and rooms themselves are perfect. Centrally located by the Clare Valley wineries and situated amongst gorgeous bush, the house is beautifully set up. We stayed in the Mocha room (in our opinion the best room in...

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1Thank PamRamali
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic 3 night stay in this elegant and comfortable house, enjoying the hospitality of Michael and David. The Clare Valley has so much to offer and exploring from a base as blissful as Thorn Park, is a treat. The degustation dinners (extra cost) prepared by David with local wines presented by Michael, are as good as you...

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Thank Rick C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the second time we have stayed with David and Michael. The first was in their old establishment just at the time they had decided to sell, so visiting them again a couple of years later in their new "home' was something we had been promising ourselves for some time. On arrival you are greeted with great generosity and...

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We returned to Thorn Park by the Vines for the third time, for our first wedding anniversary; nothing has changed. The hospitality is still warm and generous, all meals created by David are innovative, the asparagus and coriander soup with fresh prawns being particularly memorable, and complemented by excellent wines served in inimical style by Michael who also oversees the...

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Mildura, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

What a wonderful way to celebrate our 50th anniversary together with our friends from Melbourne. David makes the most delisious meals and Michael is a talented entertainer. The house is beautiful and very tastefully furnished. A very memorable weekend.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Relax, unwind and be pampered by the warm hospitality, exceptional food and fine wine of Thorn Park by the Vines”.Thorn Park by the Vines is a contemporary country house, located in an exquisite private bush land and vineyard setting with only three guests suites in the heart of the Clare Valley, a little less than two hour’s comfortable drive from Adelaide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thorn Park by the Vines

Address: Quarry Rd | Sevenhill via Clare Valley, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Clare
Price Range: £234 - £287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thorn Park by the Vines 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Mocha room is the largest the balance are extremely well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles RogerAliSophia, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room is a good room. No need to ask”
 of 5 bubbles fiasco-ss, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are only three rooms - all excellent”
 of 5 bubbles L9608CGsusanw, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The white and mocha rooms are the biggest”
 of 5 bubbles I4021SEmaryb, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“White room (west facing) and Mocha room (south facing - private deck and double vanity) are the larger rooms - both beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles martyjoe, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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