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Serafino McLaren Vale

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kangarilla Road | PO Box 623, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly McLarens On The Lake)
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in McLaren Vale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Company Christmas lunch with a difference. Nice venue, great outlook across the "lake", friendly staff, good service and nice food. A short thirty five minute drive from Adelaide is worth the trip. Will be returning soon.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wanted to have a great lunch in McLaren Vale on the last day of my trip. We were heading for one of our favorite places, Red Poles", but it was closed for a private function. We had tried to get into "Serafinos" last year during my annual visit to Australia but it was closed then for a private function.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed for two nights but the purpose of our stay was to attend a wedding. The room was large and the bed comfortable however the carpet was shabby and there were cobwebs above the window and wardrobe. The food and service at the wedding was fantastic. The breakfast was average with the service on the first... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We apologise that the service on this occasion did not meet your expectations. While we do offer good service, unfortunately isolated incident happen from time to time. We have since spoken with the breakfast staff and housekeeping to avoid a re-occurrence. We are in the process of upgrading... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our daughter was recently married at Serafinos. The surrounds are picturesque, very neat and tidy. The staff are professional and so very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The restaurant serves amazing food and wines in a relaxed yet elegant dining room. The food served for the wedding reception was extremely generous in portion size, no one left hungry. The... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the special day. We are fortunate at Serafino that we can offer everything onsite, for all occasions. This is great feedback, thank you. We look forward to having you visit in the near future, and again thank you for choosing Serafino McLaren Vale. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We spent three nights with a group of twenty two on a wine tour . The setting is appealing with the lake ,geese and gum trees. The rooms are clean and spacious , beds comfortable.The resort is situated near an old railway track ,which is great for an early morning walk .I accidentally tripped over one of the cement barriers... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thankfully you're ok and recovered well. Thank you for staying with us and making it your home for three days. We trust you enjoyed the tour and fell in love with our Serafino wines. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
23 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed for just one night and booked the spa package which included a 2-course dinner for 2 in their restaurant (see separate food review) and a continental breakfast ($10 pp extra for hot breakfast). It was fully booked for the weekend of our Anniversary due to the bookings already taken for wedding guests. We were lucky to book one... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your feedback. Our property does tick all the boxs -its tranquil, spacious, and perfectly located. The ducks and geese are our unofficial mascots.. which bring plenty of smiles. It sounds like you made the most of your time by exploring the Shiraz trail walking track. We look forward to... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed over one night and enjoyed the accommodation. The Spa suite was ample in size and nice inside. The grounds are lovely and kept too a high standerd. The restaurant is lovely ( separate review). Overall a nice get away and venue. Good for a Birthday or Romantic stop over with dining available. We enjoyed ourselves : )

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. It’s a perfect spot for a getaway and considered the hub of the region. The grounds are lovely and set the tone for the visit, relaxing, enjoyable and romantic. We look forward to your return in the near future. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Mclarenvale is such a great location tio stay with so many wineries and beaches tourist places and re4staurants that you cannot go wrong staying anywhere.Serafinos is located in close proximity to the town 15 or so minutes walk from the winery with restaurant its convenient to stay. Rooms ok and service good as you would expect from McLarenVale.

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience while visiting McLaren Vale, sounds like you made the most of your stay by getting out to see our great beaches and surrounds. We're very fortunate to have such beautiful grounds in one of Australia’s premier Wine region. We look forward to your return. Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had a discount voucher for Serafino's and had the most wonderful time. Dinner was beautiful and probably one of the best restaurants that I have eaten at. It is very rare that I could not finish a meal but the cooked breakfast was so large that I had to leave a piece of bacon on my plate. The lawns,... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Serafino McLaren Vale, and for taking the time to share your experience. We're fortunate to have access to the Shiraz Trail from our property, left to the historical Willunga and right to the the Main St of McLaren Vale, and this makes an unique destination for a cycling getaway.... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visited here today on the recommendation of our hotel manager. Initially hesitant due to the grand surrounds and huge buildings, we had the very best cellar door experience. Looked after brilliantly by the vivacious Czechoslovakian behind the counter, Bozena, we ended up drinking beautiful reds with the owner, Steve Maglieri, and having a most brilliant time. If Reasonably-priced, top quality... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We're thrilled that your visit was enjoyable, especially fortunate meeting and tasting with Steve. We look forward to your return and stay safe during your travels. Kind regards More 

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Address: Kangarilla Road | PO Box 623, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly McLarens On The Lake)
Location: Australia > South Australia > McLaren Vale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Serafino McLaren Vale 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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