Easy going, relaxing, vibrant, cultural, fun. So much to see & do in the CBD boundary as well as in close proximity.
Free CBD public transport, taxi drivers are non-communicative, tram to Glenelg is a must do. Jamie Oliver Italian restaurant is superb
My son and I travel to Adelaide to see hip hop bands there several times per year, the best venue is the Governor hotel in Hindmarsh, great venue and great value, the hip hop capital of Australia.
Just up the road from this hotel is an awesome genuine American burger place called Nordburger, great chilli cheese fries for those that miss them from home.
Adealide is a lovely city. Transport good, quite a few attractions within short distance of CBD. Worth a visit at any time.
Don't go to Sydney or Melbourne all the time. Try a relaxed atmosphere in Adelaide, South Australia.
Unlike Sydney or Melbourne,Adelaide is small but because it is the case it is charming and friendlier.
Of course where shopping is concerned it cannot beat the bigger cities for choice but don't let that be your penultimate critique. To me venues like ,The Central market,the hobby and weekend markets offered a different level of plethora. Generally I really like Adelaide amongst all the cities in Australia I find it to be the most safest, friendliest and it's people have more heart . But note I do not have a sophisticated expectation on life.
Adelaide ticks all the boxes not matter what your interests are there is always something to do or see.
Use the CBD as a place to stay but explore other places. it is worth to wake up early to start traveling so you get to spend more time in the place and have an early night.
Adelaide is an interesting city which is well designed and easy to navigate your way around. It has many beautifully restored old buildings that are located within the CBD and in surrounding suburbs.
You can catch the tram out to Glenelg Beach which is beautiful area along the coast. You can walk along the coast and enjoy the views and then enjoy a meal and coffee at one of the trendy little cafes on Jetty road.
Coming from Melbourne I was immediately surprised how much less frenetic the drivers are in Adelaide.
In Melbourne everyone is driving at or slightly over the speed limits but in adelaid most drive a little slower and seem to be more easy-going.
Seaside is attractive even in the winter chill. The wineries in the Barossa, Mclaren Vale and The Hills are all easily acessible on day trips.
Even Victor Harbour if you wanted to check out a whale watch was an easy day trip. easy to get around and check thongs in the city. Probably he best museum on aboriginal culture in Australia.
A relaxing lay back place, not too much traffic, except when there is a night football match, never have we seen so many bus's in one area.
The business and shopping activities centered at CBD which is rather small area. Most stores closes at 5pm except for supermarkets.
There are vineyards nearby, beach resort Glenelg and Hahndorf 'german' town.
Great for city sports beaches trams train and bus travel and hire car travel access to airport and mountains etc
Australia's most graceful and comfortable city. Great options nearby for trips. Friendly and relaxed.
A fabulous city and surrounds. So much to see and do. Easy to get around. Free travel for seniors in the city Centre.
Beautiful wineries, villages and oh just so much to see !
Its quite and nice city however every thing is closed at 5pm which some times you can't remember which can invite troubles for you.
Adelaide has free bus loops which is a very good way to see and stop at many sights. A must is to catch a tram to Glenelg, stunning beach.
As i was in Adelaide for the v8 supercars, i would have liked to spent more sightseeing time. What i saw and did was marvellous
I love Adelaide I have always lived in Adelaide we have a bit off everything lots of sports winter and summer most people are friendly our restrants are the best and there is so much too see.
An interesting place to retire given its weather and infrastructure, but will find it hard to beat Sydney and Melbourne on cultural and sporting activities.
It has fairly flat ly of the land so walking around the city is relatively easy. Streets are all easy to a chess.
So many shops unbelievable food and wine to enjoy.
Tram and bus network in the city and to glenelg make travel easy. City has retained it green country town charm.
Adelaide is my favourite Australian cities to live in, even though it is generally considered one of the "more boring" cities to visit.
One can easily get around on foot as the city is not big. It offers great food/dining places, bars/pubs, with the Festival Theatre and the Adelaide Oval closeby. The city is very multi-cultural, and offers a vibrant night life and a variety of great cafes. Fair Espresso on James Place (off Rundle St Mall) is a cute little joint offering great coffees. Rundle St, Hutt St offer great places to hang out, e.g. the Elephant, Austral Hotel. There is even a Korean soju bar on Hindley St if you have a group of people to drink Korean rice/ginseng wine and share plates with! The city surroundings offer great spots for an active lifestyle (Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens, Stirling, Glenelg, Henley Beanch, Semaphore), as well as the scenic wine regions (Barossa Valley).
Adelaide is a compact place that you can get around with ease. The free transport system is excellent & possible partly responsible for the hardly noticeable city peak hour congestion.
Many pleasant places are quite close by & visiting them by car is easy/
I was very pleasantly surprised by the selection and quality of conference venues. I would rename it the City of Conferences, rather than the City of Churches.
We enjoyed our stay at the IBIS HOTEL.The position is central, close to all attractions and transport.
The room clean and enough room for our small bags. The staff was efficient and friendly. Ideal for a short stay.
Although it is quite small, it is very clean. The Glenelg beach is very lovely. It is very romantic to walk near the river at night.
The Railway museum and Goal are good for visit. The Zoo is good too. It will be better if Adelaide can have more trees for shading and more free connectors.
Adelaide is a relatively small city laid out on a square grid, so it is easy to find your way around.
There are lovely parks surrounding & throughout the city area and lots of old stone buildings, some of which are the University of Adelaide, Art Gallery & Museum on North Terrace. There is a free tram & bus within the CBD. Beyond Adelaide CBD are two of the best wine regions in Australia - the Barossa Valley to the North and McLaren Vale to the south - both beautiful regions and worth a visit even if you're not a wine drinker. Beyond McLaren Vale is Victor Harbour and the south coast which are well worth a visit if you have the time. At Victor Harbour make sure you take the horse drawn tram across to Granite Island & take a walk around the island path. If you are really adventurous, take a trip to Kangaroo Island for a couple of days & do the full tour (it's worth it). The Adelaide Hills are beautiful, and a visit to Hahndorf (German Village), Lobethal (Melba's Chocolate Factory), Birdwood (Motor Museum) & Gumeracha (Toy Factory & Big Rocking Horse) should be included. If you don't have a vehicle, and want to get to the beach,easy access to Glenelg is by tram from the CBD. Adelaide is lovely so put it on your list of places to visit.
Beautiful and peaceful city, good weather in September. Kangaroo Island is a wonderful place to visit through Adelaide!!!