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Serafino McLaren Vale
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in McLaren Vale
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed at Serafinos when we were exploring the McLarenvale Wine Region in 2012. We were most impressed as we drove up to reception. The large grounds are beautifully maintained and the buildings are classic winery!
The accommodation was excellent with all facilities required. The room was large with a fridge, LCD TV, tea making facilities, a sink etc. The bathroom was large and modern with a spa bath large enough for 2. We enjoyed a relaxing spa after exploring the nearby wineries all day.
We had a voucher for a dinner at the restaurant and thought that because of the voucher, the meals would be small and the glass of wine tiny.......but not at all! We were treated to the same meals and service as everyone else. Food, wine and service was first class. Breakfast arrived each morning in a large basket, straight from the kitchen and was of the same high quality.
We intend returning to Serafinos and would definitely recommend.

Room Tip: A room with a spa is a great way to relax after a day of visiting the wineries nearby.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for the excellent review. We agree, we're located in the best wine region in Aust. Look forward to your return. regards New management

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Reviewed August 25, 2013

We had a one night stay and two course meal, with an Internet voucher.
It was absolutely fabulous! From the drive up to the main entrance, to the reception, where we were greeted with a smile, to our room, which was clean and comfortable, nice soft bed with extra pillows, bottle of sparkling wine in the fridge. There wasn't much more we could have asked for!
The reception bar was very nice, but needed back ground music, it was really quiet.
Then there was dinner....
Very romantic setting, with low lights, and candles, soft music, and very attentive waiting staff.The food was superb.
We will definitely be returning.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Magsnmark
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for lovely review. We welcome you back soon. regards New management

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Reviewed August 23, 2013

Accommodation clean and spacious although bit dated.
Food and staff excellent.
Very quiet.
No complaints. Great place to explore the area and we will return.
We did not expect such great value and it is the best value we have had with voucher.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank LovelockAustralia
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for the great review. Share the Serafino love with your family and friends. Look forward to your return. regards New management

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Reviewed August 21, 2013

Great setting. Very quiet. Everything clean and presentable. Staff service top shelf. Restaurant food of a high standard. We were there on a discount voucher but were treated the same as the full fare guests. That doesn't always happen. Highly recomended.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Paul G
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for the review. Please share the Serafino love and share your experience with family and friends. Look forward to your return. regards New management

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Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We upgraded from an internet deal from a superior room to a spa bath room and were grateful for that.

The room was standard for an overnight stay, with a tv and tea making facilities. The bed was very soft and sunk inwards, whether sitting or lying.

The dinner was enjoyable, with a range of choices, but there were alot of flavours in every dish we had.

The staff were friendly.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Thank Whitepole
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for the review. Its definitely a great deal. Look forward to your return. regards New management

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Enjoyed a one night stay and meal in the restaurant. Rooms spacious and clean in an attractive setting. Only minor criticism was the shower in the bath. Staff friendly and helpful.
Meal in the restaurant was first class. Would recommend to any potential visitor.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Barry M
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for your review. We welcome your return soon. regards New management

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

My parter and I booked in for the midweek escape and stayed an extra night. The room was very clean and what we expected for the price. The food and service in the restaurant was excellent! We went into the cellar door and the lady was very helpful with the wine tasting and did a great job because she was on her own and it was quite busy. All the staff at Serafino were friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Thank Review-Stephy
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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Thank you for the lovely review. Please return soon. regards New management

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Additional Information about Serafino McLaren Vale

Address: Motel 39 Kangarilla Rd | PO Box 623, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly McLarens On The Lake)
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > McLaren Vale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in McLaren Vale
Price Range: $103 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serafino McLaren Vale 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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