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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went as a group for breakfast. Very boring options of cereal, yogurt & fruit. No cooked breakfast on offer at this time. Very disappointing as a cooked breakfast is what you want sometimes when meeting with friends. Very old decor & rooms very tired & run down!! Needs a big overhaul

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights and after an initial mix up with our booking enjoyed the winery's lovely setting and the option to eat at the onsite restaurant. Our room was large, a little outdated but we paid $210 for two nights which was a bargain compared to other options in the area or in McLaren Vale itself. Situated next...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 7 nights (end of Dec 2016 - 3rd Jan 2017). It was great value for money, such a large room! We really enjoyed having that extra space and the block out curtains. Fairly quiet place (except for the functions), lovely gardens and views. The only housekeeper that worked new years day was amazing, such a lovely hard...

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Thank Sabina D
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went back to St. Francis Winery and stayed for two nights to celebrate our 6th Wedding Anniversary. We had the same room and it bought back so many memories as we watched a couple getting married in the garden. We were greeted with a bottle of bubbles to celebrate this wonderful occassion

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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

The room was shocking, no windows would open to vent the stale smell. The bathroom tiles were broken and big gaps. Couldn't ever get the shower at a steady acceptable temperature. The TV was mounted on the wall at an angle you couldn't see from the bed, only from a very old single chair in front of it. The kettle...

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Thank Evan S
Reviewed December 11, 2016

I cannot understand some of the comments in previous reviews. ST Francis Winery is absolutely beautiful. It is picturesque and is a hidden paradise which somehow makes you feel like you've gotten away from the city for a while. The buildings are very attractive and the grounds exceptionally well kept. It is conveniently located close to shops and has pokies,...

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Thank David L
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Someone please tell the management how ridiculous it is to make all of the outside dining area for smokers only. Beautiful day, pity we cant eat outside as its not allowed! Havent tried the meal yet but the menu looks good if a bit old fashioned.

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Thank travels2010C
Gabby N, Public Relations Manager at St. Francis Winery, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for your recent visit to St Francis Winery. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us and we strive to improve with each and every guest visit. Unfortunately due to the new smoking laws, we are unable to have both outside smoking and dining in such a small area. We will certainly take your comments on board and...

Cairns
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This property could be so much better. It is a nice design that is fitting with an old winery. Perhaps their maintenance budget does not allow a repaint just yet, but there is no excuse for dirty rooms. A new manager may help as that is usually where the problem when lies.

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Thank StoneyCairns
Gabby N, Public Relations Manager at St. Francis Winery, responded to this review

Hi StoneyCairns, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. I'm sorry to hear the rooms weren't up to standard & we have addressed this issue with our housekeeping staff. We hope you enjoyed the picturesque surroundings of St Francis and are pleased to say that we will be implementing some upgrades next year....

Reviewed October 28, 2016

The room was spacious, clean and comfortable and had everything we needed but could do with an upgrade. However, considering the price this place is very good value for money and situated in a lovely quiet area. Dinner was delicious and the dining room very nice. Although there was a Wedding on in a different area it did not impact...

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Gabby N, Public Relations Manager at St. Francis Winery, responded to this review

Hey Glenice, thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We appreciate your valuable feedback are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed October 17, 2016

have been to this place twice and have not been disappointed. beautiful place to stay, with walking distance to supermarket and hotel, also have there own restaurant , food was delicious and big breakfast yummy.

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Gabby N, Public Relations Manager at St. Francis Winery, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We appreciate your valuable feedback are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St Francis Winery Resort is a 41 suite property and is situated on 5 acres overlooking Lake Carew Reynella & built around the circa 1852 winery building. Just a short journey from the city to Adelaide's south and the gateway to the McLaren Vale wine region, St Francis is picturesque and offers 3.5star accommodation, a gaming room (18+), heated indoor swimming pool, Walters Restaurant, Room service and function room facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Francis Winery

Address: 14 Bridge St | Old Reynella, Reynella, South Australia 5161, Australia (Formerly Quality Hotel St. Francis Winery)
Location: Australia > South Australia > Reynella
Price Range: $72 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — St. Francis Winery 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Room 202 was very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 983sabinad, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We chose the executive room under the stairs at the far end and it was quiet and the view of the grounds was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Pollyanna315, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Upstairs for the views, well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles B4802RPdavidl, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
  • also great for weddings
 of 5 bubbles 524deborahj, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“no lift access to 1st level so if you have heavy cases or are infirm ask for ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 263kimy, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
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