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Mt Lofty YHA

Crafers , SA

Mt Lofty YHA - has recently undergone a floor to ceiling makeover making the attractive stone cottage (built in 1880) the comfortable and affordable getaway for groups and families.

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    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
    The cottage is historic, renovated to a good hostel standard. Bedrooms (two with double beds) are quite adequate for hostelling and the kitchen is the place to be on cold evenings/mornings (the only room with an electric heater!) Security is good, with sturdy doors and a high back fence with locked gate. Access takes some map reading and driving confidence. It's close to the summit and footpaths.
    Harry C November 2013
    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 walked to the lookout and the girls all took photos. It was great being out in nature, we saw 3 kangaroos and a kookaburra. It was like being on holiday
    Debby L September 2013
    I don't want to say too much, as I don't want a rush of people clogging up the booking register and stealing my weekends away up there.
    Shane v August 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
    Great location with fantastic views - amazing "gem" close to the city. There is however a steady stream of walkers along the nearby "Waterfall Gully" trail. Only minimal heating is available (feeble heater in lounge) however there
    Ilus O August 2012
    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
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