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Tonsley Hotel Motel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to the Chrysler bar on a Sunday night to hot to cook. Two of us had the Cuban sandwich absolutely no complains, great flavours, decent serving size and fast service. The big man had the BBQ burger delicious! Nice meat, juicy and great size as well. Had a bad meal once in the dining area but the bar restored...

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Thank Andi P
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here recently after many years of driving past. The staff were friendly and efficient, and the dining area was comfortable with plenty of space between tables. The menu was more than adequate, as was the wine list. The food was delicious: I had a lamb dish which was cooked to perfection and was surprisingly tender. I shall definitely...

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Thank Dale M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a couple of friends for a drink and some lunch.The hotel itself is a very clean place. If you are a sports person it has all the sports on Rv that you want. The day I went there it must have been a title fight so they had a huge television just for the event with lounges...

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Thank Lezz1955
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stayed in the motel for almost two weeks while in Adelaide. Pro's- Hotel has been refurbished and is very modern, ate in the bistro every night and the meals were absolutely spot on, the chef is a legend. Bar staff were polite. Con's- Internet (wifi) crapped itself for two days which was quite inconvenient as I needed it for business...

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Thank 123Foodeee
Surfers Paradise
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The room was pretty clean except for some dust on the shelving. Bathroom and sheets impeccable. Food on the first night at the bistro was great, the next time we went it was not so enjoyable. Room very small, but staff saw that I was drinking wine in the room, and left me a proper wine glass...Big brownie points! All...

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Thank Sam S
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I went and saw a band in the Crysler bar, the service was great, the beer was fresh and cold. The atmosphere was great too. Also the beer garden was a nice set up. Access to TAB and sports coverage on TVs was good too.

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Thank spottc
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A Wake was arranged at very short notice at the suburban hotel. The party of grieving relatives and friends had a room to ourselves. The food platters, presented by the friendly staff members, were well presented and delicious. Easy parking in front of the room we were allocated was a bonus due to heavy late afternoon traffic on South Road.

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Thank MacLachlan
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The spa room is well kitted out with a large two person spa and kind sized bed. The room is clean and visually pleasing. Check in service is friendly and welcoming, they offered us late check out as we arrived later at night which is thoughtful. If staying on a weekend be aware that it is quite busy with other...

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Thank Carly J
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Overall not a bad stay, only negative and a pet hate was that our meal in the bistro whilst eating our entre the main meals arrived. When returned to our table the bulk of the food was luke warm, not a good reflection on the restaurant.

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Thank Joanne C
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Modern and inviting decor, good choice food & beverage in comfortable surrounds...surprising pleasant venue located amongst industry and heavy traffic. Quality food and beverage options at modest pricing.

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Thank your for your review - look forward to seeing you again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open 7 days from 8am - Accommodation 20 well presented rooms including 3 stunning new Spa Rooms 2 Bars includes new Sports Bar with Big Screen - Bistro - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner served daily - 2 Function rooms - Quality Food & Wine - Browse Bottle Shop / Wine Store - Onsite Gaming Room - Live Entertainment Tonsley Hotel gateway to the Fleurieu Peninsula & Kangaroo Island Sealink - South Road just 4.2 km south of Cross Rd **Distance from *City - 10km *McLaren Vale - 30km *Airport - 11km *Adelaide Oval - 11km *Cape Jervis - 97km (KI Sealink) *SA Aquatic & Leisure - km *Finders Uni & Medical Centre - 2km *Westfield Shopping-town Marion - 4km *Glenelg Beach - 10km ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tonsley Hotel Motel

Address: 1274 South Rd | Adelaide, Clovelly Park, Marion, South Australia 5042, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Marion > Clovelly Park
Price Range: €79 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tonsley Hotel Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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