375 Seppeltsfield Rd, Marananga SA 5355, Australia
| +61 8 8562 2722
Photo courtesy of The Louise
The LouiseCrowning a gentle hill in the heart of Australia’s Barossa Valley, the Louise is an intimate vineyard retreat an hour’s drive from Adelaide. The property offers guests a quiet country getaway with creature comforts, including spa tubs, dual rain showers, private courtyards, and a destination restaurant. There are only 15 suites here, each with a patio overlooking the vineyards. Some rooms even have outdoor showers and gas fireplaces, while the hotel features a stunning infinity pool.
Local art is a focal point of the Louise, especially in the restaurant, Appellation. Paintings of quince and wine by Adelaide’s Catherine Fitz-Gerald, the Faultline Series by Sydney-based Kate Briscoe, and metal sculptures by Erin Keys decorate the main room, while graphics by Aboriginal artist Shane Pickett feature in the private dining area. Before dinner, be sure to have a glass of wine on Appellation’s patio, where you can watch the red sun dip below the terraced hill.
over 4 years ago
Here is the view from the patio of our suite at the Louise. The Barossa Valley is beautiful, and this delightful property is a great base from which to explore the valley. It's luxurious and intimate. The staff is delightful. And the restaurant at the Appellation is one of the top in the valley. Chef Ryan Edwards is doing amazing things with local product in a very distinctive way. Like going to Napa before it was so popular.