6 romantic hotels in Adelaide ideal for a couple’s stay

Planning a romantic getaway or staycation in the city of gardens? We’ve hand-selected the best hotels to choose from.

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One of our favourite things about Adelaide is how it manages to do so much at once. With a range of world-class restaurants and chic inner city streets on one hand, and a feeling of familiarity and cosiness on the other, a weekend away in Adelaide is a delight. Plus, it's surrounded by a stunning coastline and endless wineries.

If you’re planning to spend an anniversary, birthday or Valentine’s Day, or are just looking for an excuse to stroll the city’s tree-lined streets, then this list of romantic hotels is for you.

Our favourite romantic hotels in Adelaide

The Playford Adelaide

1. The Playford Adelaide

The award-winning Playford is centrally located among Adelaide's leafy inner city streets, just a short walk from Rundle Mall, the art gallery and the CBD's famous dining options.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Bar, lounge, 24-hour concierge, spa, fitness facilities, beauty centre, tours desk, swimming pool, meeting rooms, business centre.
  • Perfect for couples: Dine in or out – the Playford offers a special Valentine's Day package which includes a romantic menu.
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Crowne Plaza Adelaide

2. Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Situated right in the middle of the CBD and equipped with its own spa, sauna and jacuzzi, the Crowne Plaza is a fantastic option if you just want to relax knowing that everything you need is only moments away.

  • Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Facilities: Spa, sauna, jacuzzi, movies on demand, swimming pool, gym, laundry service, banquet facilities, meeting rooms.
  • Perfect for couples: The Special Moments package includes accommodation for two, a buffet breakfast, late checkout and complimentary chocolates.
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Stamford Plaza Hotel

3. Stamford Plaza Hotel

If a cocktail on a rooftop bar overlooking the city sounds like a good way to spend an afternoon, then Stamford Plaza might be for you. The 5-star offering is popular with couples and for good reason: check out the Romance and Seduction package.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Jacuzzi, rooftop pool, sauna, bar, rooftop terrace, gym, spa, salon, restaurant.
  • Perfect for couples: Travel with the Romance and Seduction package and be welcomed with scattered rose petals, candlelight, soft music, French champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries.
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Stamford Grand Hotel

4. Stamford Grand Hotel

Perfectly situated on the foreshore of Glenelg Beach, and with stunning beach views from the balconies, the Stamford Grand Hotel offers the same high-quality accommodation as its inner-city counterpart, in a more relaxed setting.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Jacuzzi, swimming pool, gym, spa, bar, restaurant, wellness centre.
  • Perfect for couples: The Romance and Seduction package is just perfect to sweep your loved one off their feet.
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InterContinental Adelaide

5. InterContinental Adelaide

Only a few minutes from the historic railway station, Art Gallery of South Australia and Rundle Mall, the InterContinental Hotel is a central and convenient place to stay in Adelaide. Guests love the fast check-in and stunning pool.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Room kitchenette, jacuzzi, swimming pool, spa, lounge bar, bars, restaurants.
  • Perfect for couples: Try the memorable Escapes package and enjoy valet parking, breakfast for two and late checkout.
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The Vintage

6. The Vintage

For a truly romantic getaway, escape the city and stay in picturesque McLaren Vale in a lovingly restored 1850s estate. The Vintage Bed & Breakfast provides the perfect setting to unwind and enjoy the famous wine region.

  • Rating: 4 stars
  • Facilities: Kitchenette, restaurant, bar, laundry service.
  • Perfect for couples: The Wine Lovers Package includes two nights' accommodation, breakfast, gourmet lunch at one of the surrounding establishments, daily tours of the finest wineries in the area with a personal chauffeur, and more.
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How did we pick these hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Adelaide hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

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