I enjoyed the fact that the Playford has foregone the international bland minimalist decor in favour of something a bit more textured and opulent. Very comfortable with everything you'd expect from a good 5-star hotel, including an iPod dock.
The breakfast buffet was outstanding, with creative and delicious dishes on offer.
The gym was good although only 2 treadmills so I imagine you could dip out in peak times.
All the staff were very good and personable, and the location was perfect for me, as I needed to be at the Convention Centre across the road. For shopping/dining, it is close to the rather foul Hindley St and a bit of a hike to Rundle St.
All in all, a very enjoyable stay and I would certainly stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Playford, MGallery by Sofitel, is a boutique five-star hotel located in the heart of Adelaide on the vibrant North Terrace. Offering the perfect blend of classical style and contemporary luxury, the stunning Art Nouveau ambience flows through all 182 beautifully appointed guestrooms, studio spa suites and New York style loft suites. 24-hour guest facilities include a fully equipped Health Club with indoor heated pool, spa and sauna, business centre and guest laundry. Located only 9km from Adelaide International Airport and ideally situated within walking distance to the Festival Theatre, Convention Centre, Adelaide Casino, Parliament House and the central business district. Recent accolades include: 'Best Luxury Accommodation' South Australian Tourism Awards 2015 with induction into the Hall of Fame 'Best Deluxe Accommodation' Australian Hotels Association Awards 2015 'Best Restaurant Accommodation Division' Australian Hotels Association Awards 2015 with induction into the Hall of Fame 'Best Restaurant in a Hotel' South Australian Restaurant and Catering Awards 2015 'Two Glass Winner' Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year Awards 2015 Judged Australia's Best Luxury Hotel ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Sebel Playford Adelaide Hotel Adelaide
- Sebel Playford Adelaide
- Sebel Playford Hotel Adelaide