As the capital city of Southern Australia, Adelaide has an interesting history, natural spaces, culture, good food and art. Its attractions are easily accessible on foot, by bicycle and public and private transport.
There is a wide range of accommodation in Adelaide City centre to suit the needs of any traveller. Many of the more upmarket Adelaide City hotels are good quality boutique style establishments, although there are also plenty of other options; many are suitable for those on a budget.
Top Things in and near Adelaide City Centre
Adelaide offers historic architecture, including the town hall, Beehive Corner and many museums.
One of the key attractions in Adelaide is the Zoo, which is home to over 1,800 animals and birds. A memorable day out for the whole family, Adelaide Zoo is just a stroll away from the city centre.
Not to be missed are Adelaide's beautiful open spaces, including the Botanic Gardens and Park, Himeji Gardens and Rymill Park.
Eating: Restaurants and Cafes
Adelaide is known as one of the wine capitals of Australia and has plenty of good restaurants and bars, many have outside areas where diners can sit and enjoy their food and drink. Top class entertainment can be found in Adelaide City's 100 pubs and clubs; notably the upmarket and famous Moskva Vodka Bar, which is so trendy that it has been compared to nightclubs in New York by several travel guides. Rundle Street and Gouger Street have some excellent restaurants serving almost every possible cuisine, from European to Indian and also Chinese dishes.
Adelaide City Hotels
There is a wide range of accommodation available, including plenty of upmarket hotels to choose from. They provide all the modern conveniences, including bars, gyms, Wi-Fi internet access and swimming pools. Some of the hotels in Adelaide City are boutique style and quirky; one of them is a converted fire station. Exceptional accommodation is generally offered in the larger, more expensive hotels, but there are also some cheap hotels in Adelaide City that offer a comprehensive range of conveniences.