Esplanade Hotel

135 Esplanade, BrightonAdelaide5048Australia
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About Esplanade Hotel

Across from the Brighton Jetty and just steps from the beach lies the Hotel Esplanade, a casual, beachy pub-style hotel with onsite dining options. The property is pet-friendly and features an outdoor area for dogs.

All 17 rooms and suites are casually decorated and equipped with free Wi-Fi, a TV, and coffee/tea-making facilities. A mini-fridge may also be available in select rooms.

Parking is offered onsite for guest convenience. In addition, this family-friendly hotel boasts an indoor play area that young children will be very eager to explore from the moment they see it.

Guests can sample seasonal dishes at the hotel's bistro, or enjoy a light meal at the onsite cafe. For additional dining or just drinks, one an also stop by the sportsbar, which occasionally hosts live music.

Shopping can be enjoyed at the Westfield Marion Mall, located about two miles from the hotel. Hotel Esplanade is also about three miles south of the popular Glenelg district.


135 Esplanade, Brighton, Adelaide, 5048, Australia
Telephone: +61 882967177 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant

Positive Reviews

Child's Play

Families, the kids especially, really liked the hotel's indoor playground, which is located next to the family-friendly bistro. Guests said the area always looks clean and taken care of. In addition, the playroom is said to be quite spacious.

Ask For A View

Most guests thought the rooms with an ocean view were the best ones in the house. It's highly recommended by travellers to ask for those ahead of time, perhaps upon reservation.

By the Beachfront

The location is definitely a highlight for hotel guests, according to recent reviews. Guests enjoyed being right across the street from the lovely Brighton Beach, and the popular Brighton Jetty. In addition, guests said that you can find many great eateries within minutes' of the hotel, and other popular area attractions aren't too far of a walk either.

Negative Reviews

Rooms Needing Renovations

Many guests were disappointed with the state of the hotel rooms, noting the aged appearance and the need for maintenance. Guests especially complained about beds that were overdue for a replacement, shabby furniture and fixtures, and surfaces that needed repainting.

Noise Complaints

According to reviews, noise can be a problem, with the onsite restaurant often to blame. This is particularly noticeable on evenings when the hotel's is hosting events.

Busy Car Park

According to visitors, the car park can occasionally get very busy because outside guests often come for the onsite restaurants.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 198 reviews across the web
7.6 /10
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7.6 out of 10 based on 198 reviews