Sitting proudly on the shores of the River Torrens in central Adelaide, the InterContinental Adelaide is a real jewel in the city's crown. This contemporary Adelaide hotel is overflowing with on-site facilities and is just minutes from many of the famous sights of the vibrant city of Adelaide.
Daytimes spent relaxing by the outdoor pool or uncovering the wonders of the North Terrace and Rundle Mall, are followed by night-times sipping cocktails and dining on innovative and tasty cuisine. The knowledgeable concierge is on hand if you need advice on the best places to explore in and around Adelaide or where to enjoy an exciting night out.
The Five-Star InterContinental Adelaide presents at total of 367 luxury guest rooms and suites. All feature sumptuous interiors and thoughtful extras such as air conditioning, coffee maker, and satellite TV with in-room movies and video games. Upgrade to the Executive Rooms and Suites and benefit from exclusive access to the ClubIntercontinental Lounge.
The InterContinental Adelaide has all of the amenities you'd expect from Five-Star luxury holidays in Adelaide, including an outdoor pool, health and fitness centre, two restaurants, cocktail lounge, exclusive club lounge, 24 hour room service, Wi-Fi, wired internet connection, live entertainment, air conditioning, ATM/cash machine, concierge services, porter/bellman, and 24 hour reception with safety deposit boxes.
Food, drink & entertainment
There is plenty to tempt your taste buds in the on-site dining venues. The Riverside Restaurant presents an elegant and relaxed ambiance in which to indulge in a tasty breakfast, flavoursome afternoon tea, and an innovative seasonal and local sourced dinner. The award-winning Shiki Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant is open for dinner each evening, perfect if you prefer the taste of exotic Oriental cuisine. All dining is superbly complimented by an extensive list of South Australian and international wines. The Atrium Lounge is the ideal place to unwind over a leisurely light lunch, pre-dinner cocktail or evening nightcap. Friday nights bring a happy hour here from 5pm to 7pm, followed by live entertainment.
Sport, games & activities
Keeping up your fitness regime during your stay is easy; the fitness centre is fully-equipped with weight machines and cardio equipment. You'll also discover an indoor pool for your morning laps. Adelaide sits close to the Barossa and McLaren Valley wine regions, where many of the wineries host wine tastings and offer wine tours.
The accommodation options at the InterContinental Adelaide range from Classic and Executive Rooms to Suites. All rooms feature a satellite/cable TV, in-room movies and video games, sound system, stereo, Wi-Fi and wired internet access, individually controlled air conditioning, bathroom with bathtub, bathrobe and hairdryer, connecting rooms, double glazed windows, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, direct dial telephone, phone with voice mail and speak system, coffee maker, mini bar, mini fridge, tea maker, work desk with lamp, rollaway bed/cot, and 24 hour room service.
Founded in 1836, Australia's 5th largest city sprawls for 870 square kilometers, from the foothills of the picturesque low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges all the way to the white sands and cerulean waves of the Gulf of St Vincent. Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia, and boasts the potential benefits of both a vibrant city break and a languid beach holiday.
Though as a city Adelaide is relatively young, it has developed a rich culture of it's own stemming from the roots of its British founders - the original inhabitants of the area, the Kaurna people - and the dedication of the Adelaideans to religious freedom and political progressivism. This prompted Adelaide's nickname 'The City of Churches'.
Though the city is itself a glittering hub of chic drinking and dining, the surrounding area offers up a wealth of unmissable experiences. Hiking and biking trails in the rolling hills and valleys of nearby Barossa are a must-do for the more actively inclined guests, followed by a glass or three of Barossa's famous home-grown red wine.
Australia's autumn lies between March and May, and during these months Adelaide and Barossa play host to many vibrant music, food and wine festivals. Temperatures are still averaging in the twenties at the time of year, making this the ideal season for a visit to Adelaide.
Guests would struggle to find a place so full of natural attractions as Adelaide and it's surrounding areas. Aside from the long, picturesque beaches and the hiking trails through the breath-taking Barossa valley, guests will always find an activity to suit them.
Embark on a dolphin-spotting kayaking trip along the Port River, or take a day trip to nearby Kangaroo Island and admire the indigenous wildlife. Sports-lovers can take a guided tour around the Adelaide Oval Stadium, and budding wine connoisseurs will never be short of wine-tasting opportunities in Adelaide and Barossa.
In the very heart of the city guests will find Adelaide's Central Market, a treasure-trove of home grown local produce from across the region, from jewel-bright mounds of tropical fruits to still shoals of freshly caught fish.
Alternatively, a visit to Adelaide's Laneway - where old warehouses have been transformed into chic, modern restaurants and tapas bars - will provide a range of culinary experiences to tickle anyone's taste buds. Match any meal with high-quality, locally produced wine to perfectly complement your dish.
Adelaide's stylish reputation stretches flawlessly into the evening, when a range of sleek cocktail bars become the place to be. Visit Lotus Lounge to unwind in the outdoor Tiki hut with a Mai Tai, or put on your dancing shoes and head to Electric Circus for a high-energy night in this hidden basement club.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.