Thorngrove Manor Hotel, Adelaide
|Glenside Lane Stirling, 5151, Adelaide, South Australia, AUSTRALIA.|
Description: Thorngrove Manor HotelThorngrove Manor was recently described as one of the world's outstanding properties and is a winner of many international awards. This is no ordinary hotel. The baroque turrets and fantasy towers are a clue to the flamboyant, highly imaginative interiors that have been individually designed and furnished with great ingenuity. Antiques and hand-crafted decor transform the suites into an escapist's dream. The Queen's and King's Chambers feature rare antique stained glass windows and intricate golden stencilled artwork. The two levels of the Castle Chambers are connected by a stone spiral staircase.
The attention to detail is meticulous; the service personal, the soul of discretion. Every modern facility has been discreetly woven into this romantic wonderland. Privacy is absolute, you may never see the other guests. The dining and comfort levels surpass all five star ratings. Situated in a specified country living zone with green leafy lanes, an abundance of native bird life and fresh country air the area boasts English style gardens and architecture.
Type of rooms: Thorngrove Manor Hotel6 suites. All guest areas are highly individual and romantic, suites are distinguished by their individual character ranging from traditional flamboyant jewel colours to rooms of theatrical opulance. In addition all suites take advantage of the garden or tree top views.
The Tower Room: 2nd Floor, Loft Room. Ascend a spiral staircase in a crenellated tower to this inspired loftroom with sophisticated, flamboyant and creative décor with rare, signature antique and bespoke furniture and objet d'art, including an antique life-size Auguste Moreau bronze statue and C17th carved oak cupboard. An exotic Queen size original ornately hand carved Ebony bed creates a stunning centrepiece. Ensuite with opening gable roof window, deep porcelain spa bath/sep shower with airdrop rain/massage technology, walk-in wardrobe/luggage storage. Richly embossed plush velvet armchairs. Luxurious bespoke velvety Axminster carpet. Hand worked crewel embroidered wool curtains. Beams embellished with golden armorial friezes. 1870 setting for private dining is located by the bay window. Uninterrupted and sweeping treetop views to the rich sunlit horizon. LED lighting 1 LCD/integrated DVD.
The Queens Chambers: Refined romanticism. 1st Floor, split level 2-room suite. A rich tapestry to delight the senses. Fantasy and romance with intricate refined plaster detail, artistry and design. Captivating rooms adjoin a large open terrace for alfresco dining with expansive tree top views and sunset vistas beyond the battlements. A majestic King sized four-poster English Elm bed with carved heraldic lions draped with GP&J Baker fabric, French Houlés tassels and French Bureau de Dame.Luxurious plush Brintons Axminster carpet. French tapestries provide harmony of colour, richness and texture, highlighted by a rare C19th porcelain plaque of Queen Louise of Prussia and an antique Raingo Freres French bronze and marble ormolu silk suspension mantle clock, circa1820. Antique Staffordshire and Sevres C18th porcelain and Waterford crystal display on a 1840 carved oak cupboard. RestoredC18th Dutch candelabra. Mood lighting.1880 Scottish stained ecclesiastic window panels An ambience of calm with exquisite detail with sweeping views. 2X LCD integrated Bluray/DVD . Nespresso coffee machine Bose Wave CD &Ipod dock.
The Observatory: 3rd Floor, 2-room suite. A stone spiral staircase leads to a unique tree top retreat, a perfect romantic getaway. Painted golden stars shine like jewels in the sky above a circular semi-sunken spa bath. Dramatic architectural features and timber shutters embellished with golden stencilled and hand painted friezes. Georgian oak table,1820 inlaid French Poudreuse table,Morrison Polkinghorne bespokepassementeries and leather sofa &arm chairs. Carved C18th English Oak timber KS bed and cupboards. Polished timber floors with Hali hand woven wool and silk rugs. Bedroom with double glazed panoramic windows take advantage of the peerless vistas, with uninterrupted views over treetops to the horizon. Sweeping views from the unique hilltop location. A steeply vaulted timber beamed ceiling radiates from a collar beamed pinnacle in the tower bedroom. 2x HD LCDTV/DVD/Blu-ray,CD
Castle Chambers: 1st Floor, 2-room suite. Imagine knights and fair damsels, fortified stone walls, dragons and dungeons. A stone spiral newel staircase joins the two levels. French tapestries, original hand coloured steel engravings c1868, luxurious handmade French Declercq silk tassels, antique furnishings, colourful hand painted centrally vaulted ceilings, a grand, ornamental stone working hooded fireplace and an ensuite spa bath feature. Private lounge/ dining room with generous tapestry covered down-filled winged armchairs. Bedroom with Continental King size C19th carved bed-head; walls are adorned C19th hand-coloured etchings. Kitchenette and Juliet-style balcony. Lancet and mullioned windows provide subtle lighting. With absolute privacy, this atmospheric romanticcastle escape is- "the stuff dreams and fairy-tales are made of". 2x widescreen HD TV LCD integrated DVDBluRay.
Castle Chambers: 2-room suite - split level. Experience the magic of enchanted forests. Dream peacefully in a K S carved oak four-posted bed adorned with playful squirrels, oak leaves. Rustic and romantic, fortified stone walls are hung with French heraldic tapestries. Artisan embellished wooden shutters and enchanting and whimsical feature wall panels in this storybook castle. Underground cellar inspired lounge/ dining room with Georgian Gothic oak chairs, circa 1740, 1850 bronze gilt French cartel wall clock, carved refectory table; bedroom, and kitchenette. Rustic flagstone paved private courtyard/terrace with English Box hedging and topiary. LCDTV integrated DVD Bose Wave Ipod dock
Castle Chambers:2 bedrooms/lounge. Castle Chambers 2 bed suite is designed for twin booking only, for a single upstairs and a single downstairs, or when there are 2 parents and 1 child. It has a maximum of 3 people. Imagine knights, fair damsels, dragons and dungeons. A stone spiral staircase adjoins the two levels. Interconnecting bedrooms feature a whimsical hand-carved KS four-poster bed and a half canopy KS bed. French tapestries with luxurious French silk tassels, antique furnishings and vaulted ceilings, a grand stone carved fireplace and ensuite spa bath are included. Subterranean Lounge/ cellar dining room, 2 bedrooms, 1kitchenette, balcony and 1 share ground floor bathroomSuitable twin/share- maximum 3 2 KS beds.
The Kings Chambers:ground floor 2-room suite. Inviting and reassuringly traditional. Private gate entry, driveway and entrance, porticowith scrambling roses. Private entry hall, lounge/dining room and bedroom. The romance of dining at an antique oak trestle form table with cruciform feet in front of a spectacular ornamental baronial style fireplace with a blazing log fire in winter. Antique German piano, resplendent carved European antique oak cupboards; rare James Ballantine, Scottish antique ecclesiastic stained glass windows circa 1890.Impressive 23ct hand gilded heritage timber beamed ceiling. Antique clocks c1820 and Napoleon III gilt cushion mirror. Restored antique Continental King Size hand painted half canopy bed with the finest Italian cotton and silk bed linen. Liberty& Morris & Co linen fabrics and Scottish leather. Brintons finest plush Axminster carpet. Bay window overlooking picturesque and colourful hedged gardens with ancient elm trees. Dramatic glass walled ensuite heritage tiled bathroom with natural lighting, overlooks a tranquil pond and terraced Box hedged garden. 1xHDTVPVR50,1xHDTVLCD/DVD
Additional information: Thorngrove Manor Hotel
Stairs: there are stone spiral staircases which may be difficult for some.
All rooms are entirely different, so tell them exactly which one you prefer. They never allocate rooms, they are always selected by the guest.
A 50% deposit is required with full prepayment 1 month prior to arrival.
Check in: after 3pm. Check out before 11am. Check in is strictly after 3pm. If you need an early check-in, book the preceding night. Guests arriving earlier can leave luggage and tour the local area and village until the check-in time. Check out is strictly before 11am. Late check-out charges are applicable.
Restaurant with private dining for in-house guests by prior arrangement. All dining tables are for two people only.
All rooms have LCD HDTV with integrated DVD radio, mini-bar, idd phone, wireless internet and coffee/tea making facilities, fridge, crystal glasses, bottle openers etc, croquet, Boule and board games in all suites, premium Crabtree & Evelyn imported toiletries and local South Australian Greenleaf cold pressed organic vegetable soaps, pure wool, goose down, Egyptian cotton and mohair bedding available.
In addition there is Butler and room service. The hotel offers a roof terrace, sun deck, cd/library services and daily maid service. A full array of business facilities are also on offer (contact hotel). On site spa facilities with full range of treatments. Transfers from airport: costs apply.
Local activities and attractions include visiting Adelaide City, wineries, wildlife parks, riding, Barossa Valley, Kangaroo island, museums and galleries, Murray River cruises can be arranged. Personalised chauffeur driven transfers with or without tour commentry from the airport, day tours personally tailor-made to guests interests can be arranged with local guides, self drive hire arrangements can also be made and are delivered to the door at Thorngrove.
Children by application only.
Before booking, verify the current costs, prices and policies (deposit, cancellation fees for each rate, etc.) as the hotel may charge the guest accordingly. Travel insurance that covers cancellation fees is recommended.
Number of rooms: 6
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1984/2009.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: Strictly NO Smoking policy.
GPS Coordinates: 34° 59' 48.00'' S 138° 43' 1.98'' E
Nearest airport: Adelaide international airport. - 14 km.
Rates: Thorngrove Manor Hotel
|All Seasons||Taxes||Service charge|
|The Tower Room
2nd Floor, Loft Room
|The Queens Chambers
1st Floor, split level 2-room suite
3rd Floor, 2-room suite
1st Floor, 2-room suite
2-room suite- split level
|Breakfast per person||incl.|
|Description of seasons|
|All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates and package deals, may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.
|Rates valid till (d/m/y)|
|Booking and cancellation policy|
|Reservation policy: Credit card payment required at time of booking.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation within 60 day period - full forfeiture of payment. - Booking may be rescheduled. Early departure fee charged.
Extra person AU$ 100. All tariffs include either a light breakfast or room service cooked menu selection. Travel insurance is recommended.
Crib is free of charge, please contact the hotel for prices of an extra bed for child or adult.