EXPERIENCE ADELAIDE

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR STAY

Often seen as one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan coastal capital cities, Adelaide is a unique destination where business and leisure collide in absolute style. Its buzzing and vibrant atmosphere is filled with a sophisticated culture that’s sure to entertain and educate. Stunning cityscapes, open green spaces, and plenty of recreational activities make it perfect for doing  business with a twist.

 

Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City centre is perfectly positioned in the beating heart of the city, placing everything you need for a successful business and leisure trip right on your doorstep. Entertain up to 150 attendees in any one of our five unique meeting spaces and venues for a meeting, conference or event to be proud of. Take advantage of all our onsite business facilities, including modern audio and visual technology, free high speed Wi-Fi, beautifully modern industrial aesthetics, and much more.

 

When the work day is done, Adelaide is literally bursting at the seams with things to see and do. To help you make the most of your time in the city here are some of the best activities to enjoy within close proximity to the hotel.

Shop Til You Drop at Rundle Mall

Inside, you will find everything from food, homeware, jewellery, fashion, cosmetics and boutique stores.

Located just a quick five-minute walk from Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre you’ll find the ever popular Rundle Mall. Inside, you will find everything from food, homeware, jewellery, fashion, cosmetics and boutique stores. 

 

Stock up on some local goodies perfect for handing out as souvenirs and trinkets. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants. Or grab an espresso and watch the world go by.

From 9 am to 7 pm Monday to Thursday.  

From 9 am to 9 pm on Fridays. 

From 9 am to 5 pm on Saturdays. 

From 11 am to 5 pm on Sundays.

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Try Your Luck at Adelaide Casino

If you are looking to add an element of fun to your business meetings and events, this is a great place to head to.

If casinos are your thing, then you are in luck. Adelaide Casino is just a quick three minute walk from Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre. Located inside a heritage-listed building, it’s the perfect place to don your finest clothes, enjoy a few games of poker or roulette, and do a little bit of ‘out-of-hours’ networking.

 

Inside Adelaide Casino you will find a variety of bars and restaurants catering to all tastes and budgets, so that you’ll never be hungry or thirsty. If you are looking to add an element of fun to your business meetings and events, this is a great place to head to. And best of all, it’s just 300 meters from the hotel’s doorstep.

Adelaide Casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Explore the Adelaide Oval

As one of Adelaide’s most iconic sporting landmarks, the Adelaide Oval is definitely worth putting on your to-do list

You can go from hotel to Adelaide Oval on foot in less than 10 minutes. As one of Adelaide’s most iconic sporting landmarks, the Adelaide Oval is definitely worth putting on your to-do list. Head on in and enjoy one of the many sporting games or events held on a weekly basis. Or test your nerves on one of the adrenaline filled roof walking tours.

 

One of the most popular Adelaide experiences is the climb and dine experience. Start your adventure by making your way to the top of the Adelaide Oval before being seated in the Hill of Grace Restaurant to enjoy a mouth-watering wining and dining experience.

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Enjoy a Tipple at the National Wine Centre

Take the opportunity to sample some of South Australia’s finest wines… and maybe grab a bottle or two to take back with you.

Who doesn’t enjoy a sneaky glass of wine or two after a busy day of hashing out important business deals? If wine is one of your best friends, then you are going to absolutely love the National Wine Centre. 

 

Start off by discovering how wine is made. Everything from grape growing to extraction and fermentation is explained. Take the opportunity to sample some of South Australia’s finest wines… and maybe grab a bottle or two to take back with you.

 

Located just 2km from Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre, reaching the national wine center on foot or by public transport is easy. Soak up the sights and sounds of Adelaide City along the way and get ready to treat your taste buds to some extra special grape juice.

Centre Hours

9 am to 6 pm, 7 days a week.

 

Wined Bar Hours

From 8 am to 6 pm Mon to Thurs

From 8 am to late on Fridays

From 9 am to late on Saturdays

From 9 am to 6 pm on Sundays

From 11 am to 5 pm on public holidays

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Relax at Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Enter secret tropical worlds hidden inside a variety of glasshouses that play host to a large collection of Asian and African species.

Located right next to the National Wine Centre, the Adelaide Botanic gardens are the perfect place to kick back and soak up the beauty of over 60,000 unique plant species. The gardens origins reach back into the Victorian era, with much of the original landscaping still in place to this day.

 

Enter secret tropical worlds hidden inside a variety of glasshouses that play host to a large collection of Asian and African species. Enter your very own Monet water lily painting at the water lily pavilion. Wander around the rose gardens and enjoy the sweet perfume of nature. 

 

Explore the Adelaide Botanic gardens at your own pace or take part in one of the free guided tours… the choice is yours. If you wanted to disconnect from the heady world of business, what better way to do so than surrounded by the peace and tranquility of nature at its finest.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Sip on World-Renowned Wine at Adelaide Hills Wine Region

Adelaide Hills is full of exquisite restaurants and old cheese cellars. Its small, picturesque towns are one of a kind.

Offering some of the most elegant and contemporary wines in Australia, Adelaide Hills wine region is a majestic destination just 40 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. The cool-climate produces exceptional chardonnays, exotic pinot noirs and unique sauvignon blancs. 

 

But it’s not just about the wine. Adelaide Hills is full of exquisite restaurants and old cheese cellars. Its small, picturesque towns are one of a kind. The captivating landscapes tell the story of a natural haven untouched by human hands—a truly outstanding region that you will want to visit time and time again.

 

Visit the European-influenced town of Hahndorf that was first settled by Lutheran migrants in the 19th century. German-style architecture is something to behold. Spend the day touring the local wineries and don’t forget to take a bite at Hahndorf Inn—the town’s bustling 150-year old(!) Bavarian tavern.

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Spend a Day at the Adelaide Convention Centre

Located in the heart of the city, the centre is a hive of activity for many cultural, education, medical and business events.

The Adelaide Convention Centre is one of the most modern meetings and events centres in the world. It comprises three independent buildings and offers thousands of square metres of event space. Located in the heart of the city, the centre is a hive of activity for many cultural, education, medical and business events. The official website has more information about upcoming events and performances.

 

Finish the day on a healthy note with stylish dining complemented by stunning river views. Conveniently located underneath the East Building, Home Ground Dining is open 7 days a week from 8:30am. Dishes are made with the best local produce and cater to a range of tastes. The restaurant features live music every Friday evening from 5-7pm.

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Exotic Cuisine in Chinatown

On arrival, you are greeted with the impressive sight of an enormous lion-garden pagoda. Don’t worry, the lions aren’t real.

If you’ve never been to Chinatown before, then you are in for a real treat. Think of it as leaving Australia for a few hours and entering China, Thailand, Korea and Malaysia. Located roughly 10 minutes from Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre, reaching Chinatown on foot is easy.

 

On arrival, you are greeted with the impressive sight of an enormous lion-garden pagoda. Don’t worry, the lions aren’t real. As you make your way inside, your senses are greeted with an explosion of exotic sights, sounds and tastes. Sink your teeth into a delicious and aromatic Thai green curry (Gaeng Keow Wan.) Slurp your way through bowls of ramen noodles. Then explore the many Asian grocery stores selling exotic fruits and vegetables from all corners of the world.

 

Sample a wide variety of Asian beers and spirits while watching the world go by. There’s always something to keep you entertained in Chinatown, be at a cultural performance, traditional dance and local musicians. Definitely well worth adding to your to-do list.

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Meeting Every Expectation

For the savvy business traveller, a wide choice of comfortable, well-designed rooms awaits. Work, play and stay in one location right in the heart of Adelaide City.

Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre is the ultimate meetings, functions and events destination in the city. From small and intimate meetings to large conferences and events, everything you need is under one roof. Our five dedicated spaces offer complete control and flexibility perfectly designed with the professional in mind.

 

The addition of our modern business centre helps keep you connected, whether you are here for business or leisure. For the savvy business traveller, a wide choice of comfortable, well-designed rooms awaits. Work, play and stay in one location right in the heart of Adelaide City.

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