Combining incredible food, wine and luxury accommodation in the legendary Barossa Valley wine region, The Louise is an idyllic vineyard retreat.
Perched prettily on a gentle hill surrounded by hundreds of acres of vineyards, a stay here calls for quiet exclusivity, inspired menus and breathtaking vineyard views – be it from your suite, sunset terrace, games courts or the pool. Culinary connoisseurs take note, as the Louise is home to one of Australia’s finest restaurants.
Helmed by Executive Chef Ryan Edwards, Appellation is recognized for its dishes that reflect the local growing seasons, cultivating a passion for freshness, seasonality and regionalism to bring the best of Australia to your plate.
Don't forget to pair each dish with a glass of iconic Barossa wine.
THE LOUISE LOCATION
Situated on a hilltop in the village of Marananga, The Louise is in the heart of the Barossa Valley. Just an approximate 1-hour drive out of Adelaide will find you in a series of exquisite surrounds, the likes of which showcase olive groves, vineyards and the most incredible sunsets.
Venturing out to explore, you’ll find other well-known local wineries are just a short walk or cycle away. Two Hands wines is just down the road, Tscharke Wines is right across the fence, and Heritage Wines is directly next door. In between imbibing among the vines, relax by the pool or play tennis in one of the nearby courts – these glorious grounds are entirely at your disposal.
With 15 luxury guest suites spanning the Estate Suite, Seppeltsfield Suites, Stonewell Suites and Vineyards Suites, The Louise is perfect for those seeking an intimate retreat. Each room boasts stunning views over the vineyards, and a private courtyard provides the perfect exterior space to relax. Inside, rooms reveal rain showers, spa tubs for two, upscale artwork and deluxe furnishings.
While staying at The Louise, enjoy a meal at Appellation or embark on an excursion. Hop on a bike to discover neighboring wineries, sign up for a cooking class to test your own skills in the kitchen, or drive to the nearby conservation park for a picnic breakfast with kangaroos. Available daily from mid-September to mid-May, this experience is a unique way to engage with Australia’s living icons.
Vineyard Suites Vineyard Suites at The Louise feature your own private sunset terrace, deluxe linens and amenities, king bed, iPod docking station, gated courtyard and free Wi-Fi access. A large fully-tiled ensuite bathroom boasts a spa tub for two, walk-in rain shower, towel rail heater, separate toilet area, dual hand basins and a walk-in robe with luggage store. Breakfast tables are available both inside and outside.
Stonewell Suites An indulgent spa suite with soft contemporary furnishings, the Stonewell Suite boasts a private courtyard and terrace, king bed, gas-log fireplace and large ensuite with spa tub and walk-in shower for two. A private outdoor rain shower is also available as the ideal setting to indulge your senses.
Seppeltsfield Suites At 1300 square feet, the Seppeltsfield Suites offer the same amenities as the Vineyard and Stonewell Suites, plus a little more space to lounge around and a private water feature. Sun yourself on the vineyard facing terrace or turn to your gas log fireplace for a cozy night in. You’ll have your choice of king or twin single bedding, plus further upscale lighting, artworks, fabrics and furnishings.
Estate Suite The only suite at The Louise that can accommodate up to four guests, the Estate Suite is a luxury two-bedroom suite with separate areas plus a shared lounge and balcony. At 2000 square feet in total, each of the bedrooms has its own ensuite bathroom fitted with spa tubs for two, walk-in rain showers, towel rail heaters and dual hand basins. Breakfast tables are available both inside and outside, and the vineyard-facing terrace holds sunning lounges and a private water feature. As with the Seppeltsfield Suite, you’ll have your choice of king or twin single bedding, plus further upscale lighting, artworks, fabrics and furnishings.