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Serafino McLaren Vale

Certificate of Excellence
Kangarilla Road | PO Box 623, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly McLarens On The Lake)
Serafino McLaren Vale
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked three spa rooms at Serafino in McClaren Vale and were delighted with our stay. The rooms were huge and the king size beds were like a cloud! Maria, the CEO of the winery and all her staff are so hospitable. We felt very welcomed. The property itself is expansive with a beautiful lake surrounded by lots of geese.... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Serafino over a long weekend spent visiting wineries in McLaren Vale. Firstly the accommodation was good, with all the amenities you would expect. The beds were big and comfortable, with a spacious bathroom that was immaculately clean with a delicious spa bath. The outdoor pool is a relaxing treat after a long day at wineries in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, wine and service at the restaurant is incredible here. The accommodation rooms are a good size, have good enough features but a little tired. Great feel overlooking the lawn and pool area. Great cellar door. Brilliant function rooms, esp for weddings. Peaceful and relaxed feel to the whole place. Jamie the GM does a great job.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your visit and sharing the great experience. We are very proud of our diverse property. What this space, things are evolving every day. We look forward to your return Kind regards Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Adelaide
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17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A group of us had a wonderful time at Serafino eating cheese and olives whilst tasting wine overlooking the lake with all the birds and water animals on display. We would recommend this to anyone planning wine tasting or attending a function or wedding as it has plenty of rooms to stay and a superb restaurant. Jamie was very friendly... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Serafino McLaren Vale and for sharing your experience. We are fortunate to be situated in the heart of McLaren Vale surrounded by the natural landscape, and considered to be a getaway escape with onsite accom, winery. restaurant. Look forward to your return. Kind regards Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Serafino's establishment is nestled in the wine producing district of McLaren Vale, just south of Adelaide. The friendly staff enabled a smooth check-in procedure and our room was clean and spacious. The view to the pool was pleasant (all rooms face onto the pool area and have car parking spaces on the other side) and the pool itself, although solar... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at Serafino McLaren Vale, and for taking the time to provide feedback. Your feedback is important to us as it assists with improvements and innovation. Look forward to your return visit. Kind regards Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Sydney,Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had the pleasure of experiencing an evening in Serafinos restaurant and found the food amazing and the service cannot be faulted. Definitely recommend the "Deconstructed Mango Cheesecake", so yummy.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the positive feedback. The cheesecake is a favourite as well. Look forward to your visit soon. Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Serafino to be a part of your Christmas function, we trust you had a great time. We look forward to your return so you can sample our great menu in the Restaurant and wines from the Cellar Door. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

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

Dear Guest, We are fortunate the Fleurieu has so many wonderful places on offer. Thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback as we are finding Tripadvisor is such an important part of our business. I hope you found time to spend in our Cellar Door sampling our fantastic range. We look forward to seeing you on... More 

Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
47 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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 

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