Places To Stay

Thorngrove Manor


The hotel is located in the small traditional village of Stirling, only 16 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD in South Australia’s oldest wine producing region.

Walking Distance To

Only a 10 minute walk to the local village of Stirling, which epitomises country living with its historical buildings and leafy European trees. The village has banks, cafes, a post office, restaurants and homewares. The Mt. Lofty Botanical Garden is a brilliant place for an extended walk.

Size and Style

Thorngrove is a creative and artistic boutique hotel; a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World since 1995. The property is a layered mix of formality and fantasy, with distinctive Gothic-style towers and turrets and flamboyant idiosyncratic interiors. The hotel features five imaginatively designed suites, each with their own private entry and romantic ethereal feel.

Guest Profile

Those looking for unique independent boutique properties and couples who appreciate romantic privacy.

Family Friendly

No, but special requests are considered in some guest rooms.

Airport Transfers

Thorngrove offer a chauffeur meet-and-greet package for two, at A$100 each way.

You Need To Know

Thorngrove is designed for couples with totally private guest areas and no communal activities. Groups are not accepted.

On Site Dining

Thorngrove offer private in-room dining. A four-course meal sourced from local organic and bio-dynamic produce, fresh South Australian seafood and herbs from the Manor’s kitchen garden is served individually to the suite at the guest’s preferred time. Dinner reservations need to be booked one week in advance. A charcuterie platter and picnics are also available.

Note: Thorngrove does not sell alcohol, so BYO is recommended.



Complimentary undercover parking is available.




No. Fitness facilities are available in the local village.


In-room treatments can be booked prior to arrival.

Eco and Community Initiatives

Water is recycled to the gardens, and the property has a worm farm to process kitchen scraps. Organically fed free-range hens provide the kitchen with eggs.