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The Playford - MGallery by Sofitel
Ranked #4 of 57 Hotels in Adelaide
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Nottingham, England
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“Stay here and you're off to a great start in Adelaide”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stopped here for two nights after driving from Melbourne to Adelaide on the Great Ocean Road and were not disappointed.

The hotel rooms were incredibly spacious with large bathrooms and very clean. There was free use of the swimming pool and gym which we took advantage of.

Surprisingly the food was very affordable (if you stuck to the bar menu and not the restaurant) and the house wines were great at happy hour. Staff were all friendly and the concierge service very helpful.

A great base to explore Adelaide on foot from with lovely restaurants within a few hundred yards. We'd definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

Very nice experience at the Sebel Playford for a wine tour visit of Adelaide. Can't believe how well reasonably priced this hotel is. I would upgrade to the suite as my friends have done in the past as it's only a little bit more than the normal room rate.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

Stayed there during a conference in the Convention Center on the other side of the street. Reception was very friendly and gave me an upgrade to a studio room, since I stayed for 6 nights. I arrived at night, so I did not realize until the next morning that the room was facing towards a pretty dark inner courtyard. So staying therenit is hard to find out wether it is sunny or cloudy. Anyhow - I did not spend much time there anyhow. The room was spaceous and clean. Little kitchenette in the entrance area with a nespresso style machine (and two cups complimentary each day). Bedroom was Separate with extra TV-Set, large and comfortable bed and enough space for clothes and suitcase. Living room has an easy chair with foot bench, little dinig table/desk and a sofa. The style of the whole place is pretty Art Deco and has a cozy athmosphere, but it is quite dark except for bar and restaurant which do get some daylight.
All in all it is for Australia a quite nice hotel, though heftily priced. Payed 230 AUD through the conference. My partners rented a whole house with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms and huge dijing/living room/kitchen for 180 AUD per day.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Property: The Playford - MGallery by Sofitel
Address: 120 North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Adelaide
#2 Romantic Hotel in Adelaide
#2 Business Hotel in Adelaide
#4 Luxury Hotel in Adelaide
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Playford - MGallery by Sofitel 5*
Number of rooms: 182
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Playford, MGallery by Sofitel, is a boutique five-star hotel located in the heart of Adelaide on the vibrant North Terrace. Offering the perfect blend of classical style and contemporary luxury, the stunning Art Nouveau ambience flows through all 182 beautifully appointed guestrooms, studio spa suites and New York style loft suites. 24-hour guest facilities include a fully equipped Health Club with indoor heated pool, spa and sauna, business centre and guest laundry. Located only 9km from Adelaide International Airport and ideally situated within walking distance to the Festival Theatre, Convention Centre, Adelaide Casino, Parliament House and the central business district. Recent accolades include: 'Best Luxury Accommodation' South Australian Tourism Awards 2015 with induction into the Hall of Fame 'Best Deluxe Accommodation' Australian Hotels Association Awards 2015 'Best Restaurant Accommodation Division' Australian Hotels Association Awards 2015 with induction into the Hall of Fame 'Best Restaurant in a Hotel' South Australian Restaurant and Catering Awards 2015 'Two Glass Winner' Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year Awards 2015 Judged Australia's Best Luxury Hotel ... more   less 
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