The Playford Hotel – Located in the heart of Adelaide’s Cultural Precinct

In the heart of Adelaide’s cultural precinct, The Playford brings together a rich tapestry of South Australia’s food, wine and artistry with a passion for service excellence and genuine hospitality.

Spoil yourself with a stay at Australia’s most awarded boutique hotel. Indulge in the luxury of our elegant rooms and suites while you explore all that Adelaide’s arts, cultural and entertainment precinct has to offer.


The Playford, a member of the exclusive MGallery by Sofitel Collection, has boutique-style accommodation offering the perfect blend of old world charm and modern day creature comforts. The hotel exudes a warm Art Nouveau feel with beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, luxurious amenities and quality services.

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Internal view of a beautiful golden & red meeting restaurant
Meetings and Events

What’s On in Adelaide

  • 28 Jan
    Santos Tour Down Under
    All the cycling action kicks off with the Santos Festival of Cycling returning with an action packed line-up of cycling and custom racing routes that showcase the best of South Australia.
  • 30 Jan
    NBL: Adelaide v Melbourne
    In a home game the Adelaide 36'ers take on Melbourne United at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, 12:30 tip off.
  • 18 Feb
    Adelaide Fringe Festival
    The biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere! Where for 31 magical summer days and nights, Fringe transforms Adelaide and greater South Australia.

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The Playford Feast

Easy parking, comfortable surrounds and a delicious array of food to complement your afternoon with friends.

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Staycation Celebration Package

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  • The service provided by staff at The Playford is nothing but sensational. Our stay was relaxing and so special. Thank you!

  • You feel like and important guest at The Playford. Your staff are all so well-trained and it is clear that you recruit not only for skills but personality, character, self-confidence. Everyone is so friendly, from the Reception staff, the concierge, restaurant and bar. The room was impeccable - clean, well-serviced, well-stocked, spacious, extremely comfortable bed, thanks so much for the chocolates.

  • Wow this hotel has everything. Good service, beautiful dining room,delicious food we felt like a celebrity. We had dinner at the Playford a few months ago and wanting to go back. The staff were 5 star the food was excellent and the dining room is romantic in its decor. We felt we were in Europe like the city of Zurich dining here. Location is fantastic near the river, casino Adelaide Oval and Convention Centre. Loved it.

  • The Playford is a truly fantastic hotel and my favourite place to stay in Adelaide. A mix of modern amenities, old world charm and outstanding service make this a truly excellent hotel.

  • Spectacular hotel, super service, sensational staff, scrumptious food and stunning room.

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