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Mt Lofty Cottage YHA
Phone: (+618) 8414 3000
Fax: (+618) 8414 3014
Key pickup from Adelaide Central YHA
135 Waymouth Street, Adelaide
Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm
Check-in from 12pm
Check-out is at 10am
exclusive use Monday - Thursday from $108 and Friday - Sunday from $135 per night per group. Max 10 people, min 2 people. YHA members receive a 10% discount per night.
Prior to arrival, please download and return the Mt Lofty Booking Agreement.
Mt Lofty Rent-A-YHA Booking Agreement
Mt Lofty Map and Floor Plan
Bushfire Survival Plan
Keys can be collected from Adelaide Central between 10am - 7pm (Monday - Sunday). A $50 cash refundable key deposit will be required.
Due to bushfire safety requirements: minimum group booking 2 people, guests must have own car and access to a mobile phone. The local Adelaide Central Hills Rangers Office will also be notified of reservation details.
You will also need to bring your own bedding including sheets / linen, pillows, blankets / quilts and teatowels.
Another great week at Mt Lofty, perfect for walking, mountain biking, road cycling or just plain relaxing.
But I don't want to tell anyone so its not booked out next time we have an opportunity to stay there!
Wayde H. (February 2015)
We went to the cottage for my daughters 13th surprise birthday party - she was very surprised. All the girls had a great time and they didnt have to worry about noise they made because we were out in the bush and no one could hear them. We also walke...
Debby L. (September 2013)
Terrific stay in the hills. Took a group of boys up for a 12 yo birthday treat. The walk up, fabulous night in the hills and back the following morning was a huge success. Great facilities.
Kevin J. (August 2013)
Fantastic !Where else can 10 people share such a fabulous bush setting - with all the convienences required? We had an absolutely fabulous weekend !
Tracey H. (May 2013)
We took note of previous reviews and took two small heaters with us but didn't really need them. Facilities were basic but all that we needed for a 5 night stay. It was a great place to hide from the city yet close enough to go into Adelaide when w
catherine k. (April 2013)
Fantastic place! We will definately be back. Great walks and much relaxing!
sarah o. (June 2012)
cold but great .students from heritage college walked 38 km from eagle on the hill to morialta over the summit at My Lofty frthen back over from the east ..great time had and love the little cottage.
chris r. (June 2012)
a fantastic bush get away. Great for walks or just relaxing. Be prepared for the cold if going in colder months and take your own hearters.
sarah o. (May 2012)
If you are walking the Heysen trail then this is a great spot to stop for the night.Just make sure you have plenty of warm clothing as it gets very cold at night.
ANDREW D. (May 2012)
Please note: Hostel will be closed on all total fire ban days - please see Bushfire Survival Plan under "directions" for more details.
Mt Lofty YHA - a Rent-A-YHA property - has recently undergone a floor to ceiling makeover with new kitchen, flooring, furniture, paint and decorations, making the attractive stone cottage (originally built in 1880) the perfect, comfortable and affordable getaway for small groups and families.
Situated in a unique, peaceful location in the Cleland Conservation Park with stunning panoramic views through the trees over the city of Adelaide. Sleeps up to 10 people with 2 double rooms and one bunk room. Surrounded by amazing bushwalks, Cleland Wildlife Park, Mt Lofty Summit and Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens. Entire cottage bookings only.
Due to bushfire safety requirements, a minimum group booking 2 people applies. Guests must have own transport, access to mobile phone & radio for weather reports.
$60 surcharge long weekends, minimum stay 2 nights.
Located in Cleland Conservation Park. Excellent walking trails with panoramic views of the Adelaide plains from the sea to the hills. Spectacular vista of the city lights at night. Walk amongst Kangaroos, Emus and other abundant wildlife. The hostel is also adjacent to the Cleland Wildlife Park, Mt Lofty lookout and restaurant and Waterful Gully.
Mt Lofty Summit Lookout
200 metres to the nearest food store
Stirling seems to be closest facilities, Woolworths good supermarket, playground, library open til late on saturday good for 2ndhand magazines to while away the idilic bush hours... bring your hiking boots or bike
20% discount on full priced entry
Ph: 08 8389 2206
25% discount off full price admission
Ph: 08 8339 2444
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)