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The Australasian

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1 Porter Street, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A very pleasant dinner with friends in a lovely relaxed, yet smart restaurant. The food was very good to excellent, the service was great, the wine list catered for all tastes and budgets. Not a cheap eat, but not stupidly expensive - but you got what you paid for. Great evening, zero complaints.

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Fleurieu, Manager at The Australasian, responded to this review

Hello John, Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We look forward to sharing this with our staff. Cheers from the team at The Australasian. More 

adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stayed here last night and had the most amazing 3 course meal , everything about this place is done to perfection . The rooms are so perfectly done the bathroom and amenities were fantastic . We had sensational tapas on the deck and then moved to the dining room for the most incredible dinner the sweets were the best... More 

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Fleurieu, Manager at The Australasian, responded to this review

Hello Bella! We feel both thrilled and proud after reading the way you feel about your experience at The Australasian! We try hard to provide a private, beautiful, safe and interesting environment for house guests and it is perfect when guests really enjoy this. Chef Juliet spends many hours each week preparing all the many elements that go into the... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights in October 2014. This beautifully restored old country house with a very welcoming owner, great food (and wine) and a large, comfortable room made for a very pleasant short stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What a wonderful stay! The Hotel has been beautifully restored and we enjoyed all aspects of the weekend.Our hosts were attentive ,the room lovely,the food divine. They provided bicycles for us to ride along the cycleways.When we needed an early breakfast so we could go canoeing they were obliging.I would highly recommend the Australasian for a special treat

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What an oasis in a country town. The two owners have meticulously restored a historic building with modern touches and an Asian (hence the name) theme. We languished in the tub, reclined in the Le Corbusier chairs wearing kimonos (provided in the rooms) and feasted at the in-house restaurant The Australasian Dining Room (also amazing and just a short stumble... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We were so thrilled with our stay at The Australasian. We stayed in the garden suite and were completely amazed with every element of our stay. Wonderful hosts, delightful rooms and the food in the restaurant as well as our breakfast buffet was absolutely delicious. Every detail in design, quality and presentation has been perfected. We can't wait to find... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Loved our stay at this beautiful place in Goolwa. We stayed mid week so were the only customers. The renovations on this place are amazing, it is truly a stunning building with beautifully thoughtful Japanese inspired furnishings with utmost comfort the priority. We stayed in the Quirky room which was lovely. The morning breakfasts left at our door were hearty... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Trying to find the words to describe the experience is difficult. Words like stunning, exquisite, elegant, delightful, extraordinary, amazing just don't seem adequate enough to describe the experience. Gracious hosts, quality food with amazing presentation, stunning decor where nothing is left to chance. A unique experience in a historic building with an Asian influence. For that perfect weekend escape you... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The attention to detail is extraordinary. From the heritage and character of the original building to the contemporary Asian style and decor of the interior of the hotel and the dining room is nothing short of exquisite. This is definitely a place that takes your breath away. The flavours of the food prepared by Chef Juliet is a reflection of... More 

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Goolwa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The Japanese themed hotel decor is superb and authentic, well done. The service and food provided in this establishment is without peer. If at first you are put of by the limited choice offered in the fixed menu, think again. I firmly believe that cooking a fixed menu for a large number of people allows the Chef to properly demonstrate... More 

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