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The Louise, Barossa Valley, Australia - Hotel Review

A Luxury Vineyard Retreat

The Louise in Barossa Valley, Australia is a luxury gourmet retreat
The Louise in South Australia's Barossa Valley

Resting on a gentle hilltop, surrounded by verdant vineyards, The Louise is perhaps the most luxurious retreat in the heart of South Australia's Barossa Valley, a wine-growing region boasting some of the oldest vines in the world. Only fifteen suites are offered, each featuring contemporary furnishings, spacious en-suite bathrooms with spa tubs and dual rain showers, king-sized beds with fine linens, and private courtyards. Some suites are outfitted with outdoor showers, fireplaces and heated floors as well.

A bedroom inside of a suite at The Louise The Louise's award-winning restaurant Appellation has an intimate atmosphere with just 28 seats
The serene bedroom in a suite
Appellation restaurant

Modeled after the highly-regarded hospitality venues in France and Napa Valley, California, The Louise aims the spotlight on its restaurant and cultivated cellar, with the idea that luxurious accommodation is a complement to the food and wine focus. The property's award-winning restaurant Appellation, helmed by executive chef Mark McNamara, features a menu of fresh seasonal fare from local producers and Appellation's own kitchen garden as well as a signature wine flight tasting menu paired with a selection of distinctive Barossa wines.

In addition to bringing the local flavors of Barossa Valley to its guests, The Louise also serves as a great base from which to explore the many prestigious wineries in the area. As for the grounds of the retreat, only a small swimming pool sits on the premises, and the minimalism of the retreat gives guests room to breathe in a relaxing setting.

The Louise
Seppeltsfield Rd.
Marananga, SA 5355
61-8-8562-4144 | Make Hotel Reservations

The Louise was chosen as one of the Top 10 Boutique Hotels Worldwide

The Louise - Romantic Getaway
The intimate experience that The Louise provides with its fifteen suites and serene surroundings makes it one of our top picks for the best boutique hotels worldwide.

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