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O'Connell Inn

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#29 of 57 Hotels in Adelaide
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, NZ
Reviewed April 8, 2017

I stayed at the O'Connell Inn for three nights on one of their busiest weekends (Adele concert, Fringe Festival, WOMAD and a public holiday), but while the staff were very busy, they were extremely friendly and efficient, and nothing was too much trouble. Jo was particularly helpful when I had an issue getting my concert ticket, and was able to...

Thank CMacNZ
Reviewed March 30, 2017

We had a comfortable room with all amenities, nice bed, clean linen, modern. Easy to find, parking underneath the hotel a great plus in the city. Restaurants within easy walking distance. The staff were professional and friendly.

Thank robbie61Bindoon
Reviewed February 11, 2017

First impressions were not great. On arriving in the room, I noticed that one of the drinking glasses was dirty and some of the towels in the bathroom didn’t look exactly fresh, which – along with the slightly musty smell in the room – gave me the impression that the room hadn’t been cleaned thoroughly. The bed sagged terribly in...

1Thank Chris R
Munich, Germany
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one night and can really recommend this hotel for a few nights in Adelaide. It is really close to the city center, only a 5 mins drive by taxi. Rooms are spacious and clean with very new bathrooms. The beds had seen better times though. But overall very good value for money.

Thank KatjaK82
Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed January 23, 2017

OK but nothing special. We chose this hotel as it had good reviews and were very disappointed with our stay. The room was grubby, the sofas were awful.Badly marked and dirty. No hot water for showers or shave each morning . Bed was extremely uncomfortable .Reception was unattended on arrival and at many other times. We like the location as...

Thank Julie W
Port Augusta, Australia
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Stayed 2 nights in this hotel, I have stayed here before in a room at the back of the hotel, very quiet. This time we had an executive suite on the front of the hotel. I was a bit apprehensive about staying at the front of the hotel due to the busy road outside. No need to worry double glazing...

Thank chops2015
South Australia
Reviewed January 19, 2017

A small motel but a comfortable one. We stayed overnight for business, the rooms were comfortable, furnishings were a little dated but a lovely up to date bathroom. An affordable hotel for the budget conscious close to great restaurants and not that far from the city or Adelaide oval. Public transport easily available. Limited car parking out the back, a...

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Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Our accommodation was OK, nothing special There wash off street parking provided. The staff were friendly and address was convenient to our needs and nice restaurants, but the mattress needs replacing.

Thank Wilky11111
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Great spot in North Adelaide. The room was older but clean and tidy. Bathroom was more updated. There is some undercover carparking available. Good place to stay for convenience. Overall, a pleasant stay.

Thank hkcrawf
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Booked in Saturday night at 7.30pm, with reception hours closing at 8pm. We had a room away from the traffic so noise was not a problem. Room was clean and functional and a good size; neat, but no frills. Nice decor and a gorgeous shower. Great location in the heart of North Adelaide right next to the cinema. Plenty of...

Thank Brig V
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  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The O'Connell Inn is located in cosmopolitan North Adelaide amongst lively cafes, pubs and restaurants. This boutique property of 24 spacious guest suites was acquired by the Fargher family from the Prairie Hotel, Parachilna (Flinders Ranges). The hotel combines the ease of a city location with the warmth of country hospitality. Generous-sized, quiet rooms with private bathrooms, a central guest atrium and friendly staff make this a pleasant and peaceful city stay. An added bonus is off-street parking & WIFI at no additional cost. Guest facilities include a restaurant, bar and laundry. The light-filled, east facing restaurant and alfresco dining area is open each morning (excluding public holidays) serving espresso coffee, Tbar teas and full range of breakfast choices from the a la carte menu. The O'Connell Inn uses local free range eggs and are able to cater for gluten and dairy free dietary requirements. Bed and Breakfast packages are available for individuals and groups. The close proximity to the city, frequency of public transport into the city and access to free 'City Bikes' gives you the opportunity to leave the car behind and explore this beautiful city in a number of different ways. The city's premier sporting, entertainment & arts venues are all within 3km, including the Entertainment Centre (2.8Km), Festival Theatre (2.1Km), Art Gallery of SA and the Adelaide Cultural Precinct (2.6Km) on North Terrace. The new Adelaide Oval (1.7Km) is a short walk, the Piccadilly Cinema is next door, Glenelg (14km), surrounding beaches and Adelaide Airport (9.1Km) are 10 to 20 minutes drive. The O'Connell Inn is Adelaide's gateway to the Flinders Ranges & Outback and in easy distance to Barossa & Clare Valleys, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Peninsula for day trips out and about. ... more   less 

Additional Information about O'Connell Inn

Address: 197-199 O'Connell St | North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Price Range: $102 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — O'Connell Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Back rooms were said to be quieter but courtyard is noisy”
JulieK262, Jan 23, 2017 | Read review
“Reception not open after 9.00 Pm or before 7.00 am. Late arrivals or early departures should be made aware of this”
kevinbennewith, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms quieter”
442vickim, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“out the back is quieter but up front has been renovated”
AM502014, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“They are all great!!”
TaganRobson, Apr 7, 2016 | Read review
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