The Louise Barossa Valley


A member of the exclusive collection Small Luxury Hotels of the World, The Louise is set gracefully in the heart of the Barossa Valley, commanding a magnificent view of the hills, valleys and forests.


The Louise’s architecture is reminiscent of the colonial style in the early 20th century. Glowing with sophisticated elegance, the restaurant, the gym and the conference rooms were renovated as recently as September 2006.


For the guest’s ultimate convenience, the number of suites at The Louise read more » is kept low. Only 15 suites offer supreme luxuries, featuring private terraces, carefully selected furniture and an exquisite design.


The superb hotel restaurant spoils its guests with fresh ingredients transformed into mouth-watering delicacies and the finest local wines. Executive chef Mark McNamara has been awarded with the gold medal by Tasting Australia.


A fervent advocate for quality cuisine, it is his passion to create exceptional compositions. In the Australian summer, the delicacies are served on the large sundeck with a view of the valley. Simply wonderful!


Incidentally, The Louise is fully equipped for the needs of handicapped guests. Levelled pathways, wide doors and low-set bathroom amenities easily accommodate guest with a wheelchair.


Time to kick back and relax, leaving the stress and tension of everyday life far behind? How about a visit to the Louise’s excellent spa? Pamper yourself with a professional full-body massage applied by caring hands.


No matter how you decide to spend your time at The Louise, the sophisticated elegance, the gorgeous gardens, attentive service and breathtaking view out over the vineyards make any stay an unforgettable experience.


The Louise in the Barossa Valley – an oasis of refined comforts and serene tranquillity!


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Attentive, friendly, personal, unobtrusive and discrete – The Louise in the Barossa Valley is famous for its professional service team. Allow the receptionist to welcome you with a golden-brown local read more » port wine, the delicious Louise biscuits and fresh fruit!


The Louise’s 15 non-smoking rooms and suites are highly luxurious and decked out in a light, friendly design. The vast bathrooms are a dream, featuring a whirlpool tub, rain-shower, double washbasins, heated towel racks as well as a separate toilet.


Having refreshed yourself, pull on the soft bathrobes and comfortable slippers. Every suite furthermore offers a private terrace with a seating area and stunning view out over the gardens and scenic landscape.


The suites facilities also include: Air-conditioning, TV, radio, DVD and CD player, desk, direct-dial telephone, internet connection, tea and coffee maker, mini bar, fridge, hairdryer, ironing board and an electronic safe.


Should you have any special requests, it is a pleasure for the service team to help you. On holiday or honeymoon, for a conference or wedding – The Louise is the first choice in the Barossa Valley, South Australia!


The award-winning restaurant Appellation serves scrumptious delicacies accompanied by one of the superb local wines. The Louise has it all – a romantic getaway not only for couples in love!


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The Barossa Valley quickly feels like home – it is a gracious, picturesque valley with tidy houses and well kept gardens that betrays European, especially German, Austrian and Swiss influences.


Many read more » of the original buildings are still intact. The historic records go back to the year 1842, when German Lutherans first started cultivating wine in the region. Today, almost 60 percent of the Australian wine is produced in the Barossa.


Set out to discover this breathtakingly beautiful valley, which in many places is reminiscent of central Europe. Visit the vineyards and learn about the science of producing world-class wines. For a scenic overview, we highly recommend a hot-air balloon flight.


Other attractions are the intriguing Whispering Wall or the many quaint Lutheran churches. However, the first and foremost activity is sampling the local produce: More than 30 wineries offer their finest wines for testing in a delightful ambience.


A wonderful and happy day can be spent testing and trying, commenting and comparing, buying and stocking up on especially good wines to be sent back home. The bottled treasures make perfect souvenirs, bringing back fond memories of the Barossa.


Two vineyards are especially recommendable: Chateau Yaldara in Lyndoch, featuring a charming castle ambience, and Wolf Blaas in Nuriootpa, founded by an Austrian pioneer, the first to produce sparkling wine in the area.


The typical varieties cultivated in the Barossa Valley are Cabernet Sauvignon, Burgundy and Chardonnay. With so much wine to be sampled, sumptuous and superb cuisine is never far. The Barossa sports countless gourmet restaurants.


Should you ever tire of the wine, the Barossa’s quaint little towns and villages are the perfect setting for an easy stroll. Admire the historic houses and enjoy scones and tea at one of the gracious cafés.


However, also take the time to indulge in The Louise’s fine facilities: relaxing in the pool or the spa, playing bowls in the garden or enjoying a coffee on the sundeck. No matter how you decide to spend your days … indulge in the Barossa and the elegant Louise!


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