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Adabco Boutique Hotel

223 Wakefield St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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#6 of 68 hotels in Adelaide
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Adabco Boutique Hotel (formerly Wakefield Residence) is set in one of Adelaide's significant and beautiful heritage buildings. It has 70 elegantly appointed rooms with modern furnishing, appliances and finishes. The spacious rooms are all equipped with a flat screen LCD TV, Foxtel, high speed broadband access and a large executive desk for the corporate traveller. Situated in the heart of the city, the hotel is within walking distance to the restaurant precincts of Hutt Street, North Terrace, the Convention Centre, Hindley Street, Chinatown, the Central Market, and the Rundle Mall shopping precinct. Adabco Boutique hotel is an independent hotel suited to the discerning traveller that requires a retreat from the pressures of travel and access to some of the city's major and most memorable attractions.
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Property amenities
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay
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sirchemem wrote a review May 2021
Melbourne, Australia5 contributions7 helpful votes
Three of us had a room each for 3 nites on a golf trip. We were surprised by how good it is. The rooms are really good and beautifully clean and much better than expected. The staff at the front desk were great and really welcoming. There is paid parking out front which gets slightly awkward during business hours but no big deal. Totally recommend this.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
2 Helpful votes
chris G wrote a review May 2021
Port Macquarie, Australia991 contributions473 helpful votes
Just an overnighter,but we were really impressed! Michael was fabulous on reception. Our room was spotless and very comfortable. The kitchen room is fabulous if you are saving money. No problem storing bags. For under $100, brilliant!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Victorianlad wrote a review Apr 2021
Melbourne, Australia16460 contributions4839 helpful votes
Staff member Michael welcomed us warmly. He was plasant throughout our two night stay. The hotel is a former Boys' Home and was then used by the Department of Education. The room rate was only A$99 a night which reflects problems Australian CBD hotels have recently had attracting guests. The reception area has two PCs nearby, not working properly, and some Chesterfields together with a large TV. Breakfast was not on offer due to the usual paranoia with Covid-19. The corridors were beautifully capeted. Our standard room was an impressive size. It had commercial grade carpet with a small number of kinks, a good Queen bed with joy of joys, a top sheet (not just a doona) plus two good bedside tables and an alarm clock with soft blue light displays. There was an excellent large desk plus a mini fridge, kettle and in a wardrobe, iron, ironing board and gaidryer. The fridge had six mini serves of Dairy Farmers milk. The aircon went on to the side of the bed. Not ideal. Shutters and curtains were classy. Light was blocked well. The bathroom had instant hot water and was also a good size. I loved the Nood Australia toiletries, especially the conditioner. Great fragrance! Towels were fluffy and white. Staff forgot to service the room but Michael got us towels. St Francis Xavier Cathedral for Mass was a 900 metre walk at Victoria Square tram stop. In the other direction at 116 Hutt st, the IGA City East was well stocked. Despite being near the lift, our room was quiet except in the second night from some hum, possibly from a water heater. Bus stop S1 at 153 Wakefield st is closest. Overall, a very good stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Lee_thal77 wrote a review Apr 2021
Melbourne, Australia40 contributions43 helpful votes
I recently stay at the Adabco over the Easter weekend. I enjoyed the art deco style of the hotel fit-out which was a pleasant change from the typical sterile white box that most hotels have become. The location is only a couple of blocks away from the Rundle Street Mall & it has plenty of good restaurants & cafes within a block or two. Really good value & a pleasant stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
2 Helpful votes
Coolsis wrote a review Apr 2021
Melbourne, Australia286 contributions121 helpful votes
Stayed here for three nights and loved the location. It’s only two street away from rundall mall. The hotel is beautiful and beds are comfortable. The customer service is great from the front desk. Absolutely enjoyed my stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
2 Helpful votes
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Frequently Asked Questions about Adabco Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Mindshift Escape Rooms (0.2 miles), Holey Moley Golf Club Adelaide (0.3 miles), and Queen Victoria Monument (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, breakfast buffet, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Messy Tomato, VON Thai, and Social Street S2.
Is Adabco Boutique Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Adelaide.
Are any cleaning services offered at Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Adabco Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, Indonesian, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Adabco Boutique Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Adelaide Oval (1.1 miles), Carrick Hill (3.7 miles), and General Post Office (0.6 miles).
Is Adabco Boutique Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.