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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked thus as a Scoopon with dinner, room and breakfast included. What a beautiful place. The staff, food, accommodation and surrounding where great. Truly amazing. We visited with friends and will definitely be going back.

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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, we're pleased you enjoyed your stay. We endeavour to provide the best service to all our guests and ensure Serafino McLaren Vale always showcases its beautiful grounds, great food, great wine, and team. We look forward to your return in the near future. Regards Jamie Nicholls More

Adelaide South Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for the Ian Moss concert and could not get a table with the meal option so decided to go along to the resteraunt. Absolutely beautiful food and exempliary service. The pork for starters was amazing, the gnocci for main was delicious and the other meals were superb. We were served by a lovely Italian waitress who was from... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and kind words. We're very proud of the restaurant, as we believe the food and friendly service is exceptional. We will always strive to deliver beyond expectation. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Regards Jamie Nicholls More

Singapore River, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We arrived an hour before official check-in time but the staff were able to give us our room early. The room was large and clean though it is not the most modern in terms of décor. The lighting is not the most flattering shade. We parked outside our room and on the other side, there was a door leading to... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback and highlighted information. We're very glad you and your family enjoyed the stay. We look forward to welcoming back in the near future. Regards Jamie Nicholls More

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

When booking & on check-in staff were really friendly & welcoming. Our room was large, comfortable & clean. Dinner in the restaurant was delicious & served by the very friendly, efficient & helpful James. We enjoyed a lovely bottle of award winning 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon (Sensational!) At breakfast were were greeted & served by the very lovely, efficient & helpful... 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 on your experience at Serafino McLaren Vale. Being family owned, we take pride in our staff as they are the face of the business, and its excellent they are acknowledged. You made a great choice with the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, and I hope you were able to taste... More

Adelaide, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

An amazing restaurant with top quality food. Food always cooked to perfection, steak is always exactly what you ask for. Not too keen on their wine but in all fairness Im more a Botrytiis sort of girl, but my partner said they are okay and is an avid fan of their Olive oil. Staff are very friendly and attentive. We... 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 give feedback on our hidden gem, and yes it’s in a fantastic setting 45 min from Adelaide. As a family owned company, we know how important the little people are in our lives, we also understand happy children equals a nice day out. I am glad you enjoyed the meals, the... More

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

As Adelaide's Top Food and Wine Tours we visit on a regular basis Serafino cellar door and their restaurant. On all occasions we are always warmly welcomed, the food is always amazing, service is great and their staff are friendly. We have also stayed at the resort and can't wait to return. So as a tour company we highly recommend... More

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

Dear Danny, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We are delighted your Wine and Food Tour company visits regularly. We look forward to working with you for many years to come. You operate a great business, its organised and your guest are always welcome Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More

Geelong, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just returned from a lovely weekend at Serafino Winery feeling all refreshed and itching to go back. Beautiful tranquil gardens with the gorgeous ducks walking freely around. Accommodation was very comfortable and clean and as for the dinner and breakfast in the restaurant superb. It is definitely a place worth going to even though it is hard to leave. As... More

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

Hi Danid 1968 Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience. We are very fortunate to be in such a beautiful setting and able to share with guest, and the resident geese. Our new Executive Chef has hit the mark with introducing new dishes and having Steve (Serafino) come past each day really does add to the... More

Adelaide
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

What a delightful surprise!! Can honestly say that I couldn't have been more impressed. Service was exceptional, food extremely good and wines were great. All in all 10 out of 10. This is a must do destination in McLaren Vale. We will be back!!

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

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback on our hidden gem. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Serafino McLaren Vale is working on delivering a good balance of Food, Wine experience so that everyone enjoys our destination. I hope you got to taste a few of the wines from our Cellar Door. We look forward to seeing... More

Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 hotel reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have stayed at Serafino's (formerly McLaren's on the lake) several times over the years whilst on business in the area. A peaceful lakeside setting with lots of water birds close to most winery cellar doors. The rooms are spacious located in several annexes in and around the gardens. Serafino's has its own winery and cellar door (try the Serafino... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback on your visit and our establishment. One of the important things for us is that people who visit want to return again and again (like you), and we have tried to do this by making sure you don’t have to leave the grounds if you don’t want too. Having such a... More

Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My husband & I have just spent a most enjoyable night here on the weekend. The motel room was very clean & tidy. There was a sink in the room & the usual coffee, tea & kettle were provided. It was also nice that there were wine glasses & bottle openers available in the room. The only reason I wouldn't... More

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

Sue, thank you for staying with us at Serafino McLaren Vale. We are very fortunate to have a setting amongst the old gum trees, it’s a pretty special place. We have started a soft re-furbish in the rooms and will continue with it after the wedding season. We look forward to having you stay again. 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
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Hotel Class:4 star — Serafino McLaren Vale 4*
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