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Seawall Apartments
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Glenelg
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

Where else can you sit overlooking the sea in a boat on a deck next to the BBQ which has just perfectly grilled flathead for dinner on a still, almost tropical eve?
Seawall certainly provided that wonderful memory
Thanks
Robert

Room Tip: Ask for a sea view
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2014

Thanks for your sweet little review Robert M.
You paint such a clear picture of everything that is wonderful about a summer break - the sound of the sea, the smell of a BBQ and the relaxing warm summer evening air.....how wonderful - see you again soon,
All the very best,
Rachael, Jayne, Sophie and the team

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Reviewed 15 December 2013

Funny how another reviewer said all they could say was "oh my god" as they walked through their apartment - I also did the same thing. I stayed only one night on business and was very sad to leave my gorgeous apartment right on the beach. Was hard to choose which of the excellent DVDs to watch, jacuzzi looking out over the waves, sumptuous dining room, just wow!

Room Tip: Get the "Beach House" with the jacuzzi overlooking the deck/ water!
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

WOW Caz_Hab_32 - what an awesome review - thanks for sharing how much you loved staying at Seawall with your fellow travelers.
The Beach House sounds like it was a welcome surprise on your business trip - we are not your average corporate/box hotel and I am so glad you have found us - see you next time.
All the best,
Rachael and the Team

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

Have just checked out of the seawall apartments today after spending a week in The Landing apartment. Everything about the room was great, perfect size bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and shared balcony looking out onto the ocean which is beautiful. Plenty of parking and BBQ's on site which we loved! Although we chose not to have daily housekeeping, whenever we needed fresh towels, sheets or milk there was no hassels at all. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and checking in early was not a problem. This is the best accommodation I've had in Adelaide especially with beachfront location and a short walk to everything you need. 50 times better then staying in a huge hotel with a dogbox room for the same price. Thank you seawall we will be back!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear 288katen, It was just lovely having you spend the week relaxing in The Landing; I am so glad you were able to enjoy the wonderful view from the balcony -it sounds like it was the perfect apartment for you.
Thanks for noting the difference between us and our neighboring hotels - we love our small, quirky nature and it sound like you did too.
We look forward to welcoming you back in the new year when you next need a seaside break,
All the best,
Rachael and the Seawall Team

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

Initially could not find accommodation because of the cricket and found this by accident. A great choice. Sea views, close to Jetty Road , restaurants and shops, and close to the city as well. Situated where my wife grew up so she loved it. Will definitely stay again

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Thanks Kevin S for your kind words - it is great to hear that you both loved being in Glenelg over the super-busy Ashes weekend. We look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back,
Best wishes,
Rachael

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Reviewed 9 December 2013

I stayed here for two nights and can’t say enough about the friendliness and efficiency of Jayne and Rachael and the high quality of my room in a beautifully refurbished old building in a perfect location – bravo!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled solo
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your stay at Seawall.
Jayne and I were so happy to hear your kind comments -all of the staff take such pride in their work here and we strive to ensure our guests are happy and relaxed.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Kind regards,
Rachael

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Reviewed 9 December 2013

After my Husbands heart attack we had to fly into Adelaide and I knew immediately where the recovery place would be before we could fly home. Seawall. Id stayed for the first time with a girlfriend from Bali last year so knew the basics of the place then. Like it was sooooo cold and they gave us a big soup pot so we could cook up a warming soup. Anyway back to recent times well Hubby loved it the staff were so accomodating.
2 weeks later we re booking for hubbys check ups. Same family friendly hospitality. You just dont get that in a chain hotel room.

Thanks Seawall for looking after us.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Hi KangarooLass, you are sweet for taking the time to post your review in this stressful time! I am so glad we could help in a small way with making you more comfortable and at home - it really does make a difference doesn't it?
Wishing you both the very best for 2014 and hopefully we will see hubby fighting fit again very soon,
Kind regards,
Rachael & Jayne

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Reviewed 5 December 2013

Seawall Apartments is the best place to stay when visiting Adelaide. Our family of 8 stayed in the Boathouse apartment which provided us with a spectacular view of the sunsets from our private deck. The apartments have old world charm while providing all the modern conveniences of home. Rachael and the staff are committed to providing outstanding and friendly service to their guests. Once you check in you won't want to leave. It's only a short walk to Jetty Road where you'll find plenty of food options including great restaurants. Make sure you treat yourself to dessert at Bracegirdles House of Fine Chocolate.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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RachaelOsborne, Manager at Seawall Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Thanks TriciaM for your charming review of your sty in The Boat House. It is a gereat apartment for a large family like yours and the view from the wonderful elevated deck is pretty spectacular.
Thank you for your kind comments and we hope to see you again in the new year.
All the best,
Rachael

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Address: 21 - 25 South Esplanade | rear access Oldham Street, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
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Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Glenelg
#1 Green Hotel in Glenelg
#1 Luxury Hotel in Glenelg
Price Range: £93 - £275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Seawall Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Seawall Apartments provides boutique contemporary accommodation in original stately buildings with a touch of vintage charm on the Esplanade at Glenelg in Adelaide, South Australia. The family run, private hotel is located only 500m from Jetty Road, Glenelg, comprising a vast array of restaurants, boutiques, food stores and family friendly activities. There is also direct access to the city of Adelaide via tram. We have a range of apartments to suit all travellers. With twenty-two apartments available on the property, there is always something to suit. From one-bedroom studio apartments for a business traveller or couple, to large four bedroom apartments for extended families and group gatherings, catering up to eight people. All apartments are accommodated in original buildings, over four Esplanade blocks facing Glenelg Beach. All apartments offer spa baths, self contained cooking facilities, reverse cycle air-conditioning and flat screen TV’s. The property also offers free Wifi and off-street parking, complementary to all guests. Seawall provides a home away from home, offering space, easy access to safe and clean Glenelg beach, open decked areas and barbecues. A convenient and quiet offering for the business or holiday traveller wanting a different hotel experience. The perfect spot to watch sunset over the ocean and take in a little dolphin spotting. ... more   less 
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