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Serafino McLaren Vale

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39 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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Cairns
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

congratulate your team and establishment on the outstanding job for my daughters recent wedding. We couldn't fault a thing from start to finish. The setting is so beautiful, your staff so attentive and helpful and the food is amazing. Special mention has to go to your wedding planner Gabby. This young lady is a true asset and went above and... 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 share your experience, and thank you for choosing Serafino McLaren Vale as your venue for your special day. We are a unique property with the magnificent grounds and lake making a perfect backdrop for the ceremony. Gabby certainly takes the time to make every bride (and groom) feel extra special on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a beautiful location for a wedding! It has beautiful grounds and is perfect for your wedding pictures and ceremony! What a shame the staff let it down so badly! I would not recommend having your reception there. I attended a wedding recently and to start the bar staff were rude and clearly did not want to be there... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your sharing your view. Yes it’s a magnificent place for a wedding, and definitely not the local pub. Due to the governing laws and respect for the bride and groom, we will not comment or provide details on the behaviour of a minority of guests. We have the duty of care to our staff and... More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience. Maria is a wonderful host, and Im positive you would have thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour with a few laughs. Its pleasing to read you had a great time on your getaway holiday. We look forward to your return in the near future. Kinds regards General Manager Jamie Nicholls More 

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and for taking the time to review and share. We design all our packages to suit everyone's needs, quality, affordability and great value. We are most proud of our restaurant and staff. On your next visit, I suggest you walk/ride the Shiraz Trail which runs along side of the hotel.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

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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136 reviews 136 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel 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 reviews 3 reviews
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
30 helpful votes 30 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 

Vancouver
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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 

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