Fodor's Expert Review The Louise

Seppeltsfield Rd. at Stonewell Rd., Marananga, South Australia, 5352, Australia Fodor's Choice

Prepare for pampering and privacy at this country estate on a quiet back road with glorious valley views and destination dining at its best. Step from your personal Mediterranean-style courtyard into a plush world of charcoal, chocolate, and cappuccino hues. There are wide-screen LCD televisions, wood-burning fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and double-head rainwater showers in all suites; some also have a walled rear terrace with an outdoor shower. For an extra charge, a local driver takes guests on an excursion to a nearby nature conservatory to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the real Australian bush, and the knowledgeable staff can also organize exclusive access to nearby wineries that will suit any taste. The award-winning Appellation restaurant (08/8562–4144, offers degustations featuring sophisticated, innovative regional cuisine and sister venue Three75 ((08/8562–2115, provides a more casual dining experience.


  • stunning rooms with beautiful private gardens
  • two on-site dining options
  • guest comfort is prized here with all sorts of luxury touches


  • pricey
  • no children under 10
  • closes every July for renovations




Phones: 08-8562–2722


15 suites
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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