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Located in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, The Playford Hotel is Adelaide’s’ premium choice in boutique hotels. Drawing on Adelaide’s’ rich past, The Playford Hotel was once the site of News Limited and hosted the first-ever board meeting for News Corp held by Rupert Murdoch in 1979.

Bringing together the rich tapestry of South Australian food and wine with a passion for service excellence and genuine hospitality, The Playford Hotel is the perfect venue for your next conference.

Why Are We The Perfect Conference Venue In Adelaide?

Please select from one of our seven function rooms. Each room features exquisite, elegant décor, natural light and gold-leafed walls.

Our conference rooms are on a self-contained floor, offering access to private bathroom facilities, lift access and a dedicated bar.  

Our Ballroom offers a premium conference experience, complete with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the beauty of North Terrace, with a potential capacity for 500 guests in a ”Theatre” seated setting. Along with the Adelaide Rooms, The Ballroom provides an option to subdivide. Each room can be transformed into three different function spaces.

Our Boardroom features an exquisite solid wooden boardroom table and the latest built-in audiovisual equipment, making it the perfect space for professional business meetings.

Each function room features a BOSE sound system connected to high-speed lines, and our in-house audiovisual technicians are on-site daily if assistance is required.

Conference Catering Options

Our conference packages come with a range of catering options, from cocktail menus to sit-down lunch and dinner options—each is complete with your choice of beverage packages.

The award-winning Playford Hotel restaurant provides guests a dynamic, modern Australian dining experience with locally sourced South Australian produce. You can rest assured that your guests will experience the best culinary experience that Adelaide has to offer.


Conference packages are available, each allowing individual customisation to suit your event’s requirements best.

Each package offers a setup style of your choice, from banquet to classroom or Boardroom. The option of early room access is available, allowing you to set up before your event. Please note this is subject to room availability.

See our Conference Packages here

Audio and Visual Technology

We recommend our on-site technical company, Staging Connections, for all your audio and visual requirements. Staging Connections offers several complementary technological inclusions, including a podium with a cabled microphone, a whiteboard with pens and eraser, a flipchart with pens and paper and a single drop screen.

Located within the hotel, Staging Connections can offer services ranging from styling, theming and multimedia to technical production management, audio, visual, lighting and webcasting.

If you’re looking for a venue rich in Adelaide culture for your next conference venue, with a passion for service excellence and genuine hospitality, call The Playford Hotel today.


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