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Arkaba Hotel

150 Glen Osmond Rd, Fullarton, Adelaide, South Australia 5063 Australia
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#1 of 2 hotels in Fullarton
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Located in Adelaide’s leafy eastern suburbs, gateway to the Adelaide Hills and minutes from the CBD, you will find everything you need at the Arkaba Hotel. Your trip is made easy at this iconic Adelaide pub with free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, ample free parking, several areas to eat and drink and, most importantly, friendly, helpful staff.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Bar / lounge
Nightclub / DJ
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Coffee shop
Complimentary instant cofffee
Vending machine
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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273Reviews5Q+A69Room tips
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Peter R wrote a review Nov 2021
Adelaide, Australia30 contributions9 helpful votes
Never pressume that giong out on Monday night you will get good service and a great meal Definitely not here 40 mins wait on rare steak which is okay if its busy but most annoying is when tables ordered after you and you are still waiting for 30 mins after they received their meals.who knows how much longer we would of waited if we hadn't voiced our dissatisfaction with the wait time for meals The most disappointing fact was the steak was of poor quality And certainly wasn't worth the wait or cost 3 meals all of poor quality And certainly overpriced for what they were And if you got to the bottom they weren't busy
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Eunice J wrote a review Oct 2021
Perth, Australia56 contributions14 helpful votes
Had to get accommodation for 3 people very quickly and was recommended Arkaba by the caravan park who mucked our booking up. Lovely room for people at such short notice. Went to the venue attached for tea that night and the meal was also delicious and yummy for the price. Staff were extremely helpful and pleasant.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: we were on the 3rd floor
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Anthony Q wrote a review Sep 2021
4 contributions
Excellent room. Clean, good bed good shower. I’ve gotta keep writing because TA insists 200 characters and this gives me the pips. I’d contribute so much more other than for this rubbish. I’ve said everything I wanted to say and I’m just at 200
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Courtney Carter, Other at Arkaba Hotel
Responded Sep 6, 2021
Hi Anthony, thank you for taking the time to review the Arkaba Hotel, with 200 characters :) We are please to hear you had a wonderful stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
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Oakley71 wrote a review Jul 2021
Piccadilly, Australia51 contributions8 helpful votes
Definitely worth a visit, it's a restaurant, hotel, sports bar. Centrally located, rooms nice and clean. Food average, a bit pricey for how much you get. Salmon was overcooked and dry, a shame considering the price the puree tasty but almost non existent, would recommend sides. Cocktails were lovely and a bargain at $10 during cocktail hour. Drink Service was a bit slow and breakfast hot drinks forgotten, food came out reasonably quickly. Staff friendly.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
HELEN W wrote a review Jul 2021
Nhill, Australia269 contributions150 helpful votes
I am honest & report how I find but we were amazed from the day we booked (ALWAYS BOOK WITH THE HOTEL DIRECT) our accommodation right through to checkout on the brilliant attitude the staff have. I don't do Lifts so have to research every Hotel I go to for stair access but that was not a problem here. Staff have smiles on their faces (which is rare in most Hotels), couldn't do enough for us & I have to compliment the Housekeeping girls too (as they're have the hardest job in the Hotel) but the attitude was brilliant. We weren't happy with room 211 (disabled which no idea why we were placed into there) but after 1st night moved us to 212 & I have never ever seen so many switches & buttons in a Hotel room ever & even the TV & the Heating all worked off a corded board by the bed which made things difficult to have to get up & down to switch channels or turn a light on/off or whatever. That was most difficult. Bickies & availability for cuppa in cupboard & fridge (no freezer door) which I just don't know why Hotels insist on fridges being hidden behind an extra cupboard door. I couldn't believe the heat that was fuming out of that cupboard all because obviously the fridge couldn't breathe. So we placed a magazine to hold the wooden cupboard door ajar so fridge could breathe. Now having been in the Hotel industry myself, I found the Arkabar brilliant. Special mention to Lucy & Amy in Restaurant for dinner/B'fast, Sharon & Sylvia in H'keeping & golly gosh where do I stop.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Rear rooms would be ok too as more quiet.
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Response from Courtney Carter, Other at Arkaba Hotel
Responded Jul 4, 2021
Hi Helen, thank you for taking the time to review the Arkaba Hotel. We appreciate all the honest feedback you have provided, all of which has been passed on to our team. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards - Arkaba Team
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$60 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaSouth AustraliaGreater AdelaideAdelaideFullarton
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arkaba Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Arkaba Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Z Ward (0.5 miles), Adelaide Hills Wine Centre (0.5 miles), and St Raphael's Catholic Church (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Arkaba Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Arkaba Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Arkaba Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Arkaba Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arkaba Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Singapore House, Hispanic Mechanic, and Namaste Nepalese Restaurant.
Is Arkaba Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Fullarton.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arkaba Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Arkaba Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Arkaba Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Adelaide Oval (2.7 miles), Carrick Hill (2.3 miles), and General Post Office (2.1 miles).
Is Arkaba Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.