Here is some of the feedback we have received over the years which relates to our Magill Accommodation located in Adelaide, South Australia, as described in www.adelaidebnb.info.
implies "Are there any aspects of the accommodation you liked?"
Likes: Nice view of pool. Wish I had more time to use it.
Rupert Bunny's painting (I knew him and was one of his students).
Comparison with other accommodation: Favourably. The proprietor was friendly and most helpful. Thank you Neil for everything you did for me.
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: "Clayton Hostel" where my cousin is a 100 year old happy resident, now living in the excellent home for the aged not far from this accommodation. Margaret from Ballarat, VIC. An independent 83 year old traveller.
Likes: Very quiet, and comfortable and close to our family living
near by. Was good to have Breakfast supplies.
Comparison with other accommodation: Usually stay with family. Rodney and Elaine, July 2015
Likes: Very quiet, no traffic noise and walking distance to Magill UniSA campus. Comparison with other accommodation: For self contained accommodation, it is reasonably priced.
Likes: The big bathroom with the washing machine. Thanks for everything! We enjoyed it very much. M & K Petersen.
Likes: Having a washing machine and free internet access. Comparison with other accommodation: Cosier.
Likes: Ensuite and kitchenette; Separate entrance and privacy
provided by separate entrance. Washing machine available.
Comparison with other accommodation: More private; newer, cleaner. You supplied more breakfast goods than others.
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: Wineries, countryside, bike trails, city centre. Toni & Con. June 2014.
Quiet, private, everything we needed was here.
Comparison with other accommodation: No comparison - this is great.
Likes: Very comfortable. Provisions of Considerable's much
Comparison with other accommodation: Better than most! Jeff and Elaine. March 2014
Dear Neil & Annalynn, thank you for providing such a comfortable & peaceful place to stay. Its been a lovely place to return to each day. Your sincerely, Rebecca. March 2014
The room size was quite spacious and we enjoyed using the pool.
Likes: Yes - loved the spacious room, comfortable bed and very friendly family. Thanks for your warmth and interest Neil and Annalynn. Great variety of books and information about Australia. Alison & Ian T. Feb 2014.
Likes: Neil & Annalynn and the whole family - always good for a chat. Comparison with other accommodation: Clean, working a/c and free wifi - what more do you need? Linus & Farbian. Sweden Dec 2013
Likes: Quiet and private. Self contained and very well set up.
Comparison with other accommodation: It compares well but the unit is very adequate for a longer stay and very comfortable. Could charge a small amount more. Rob & Pam. [Stayed six nights] Sept 2013
Thank you, it was all very clean and comfortable, just like home
.... and very organized.
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: Our family were nearby. We loved Glenelg, Rundle Mall, Moana Beach, McLaren Vale. Michael & Maria S. April 2013
Likes: Comfortable - all conveniences available.
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: City, wine country, walks, family. Therese & John. March 2013
Likes: Very comfortable living space - bedroom and sitting area. Very quiet at night. Able to rest well. Thank you for giving us a couple of lifts into Adelaide. Much appreciated. Good wifi. Comparison with other accommodation: Very Comfortable. Mervyn & Sue T. UK. Feb2013
Thank you so much for making our stay so enjoyable. It is the
"little extras" that we will remember. Thank you. Helen &
Likes: Tea coffee, breakfast basics supplied, Very good location, size, quiet, pool, friendly owners.
Very roomy, comfortable bed and very helpful advice. Excellent
Comparison with other accommodation: Very Comfortable
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: Museums and Art Galleries, Also the Adelaide hills region. The Wine. (Very friendly & helpful people)
Likes: Tea, Coffee, Breakfast - Basic supplies, Very good location,
Size, quiet, pool friendly owner.
Thanks you so much for making our stay so enjoyable. Its the little extras that we will remember. Helen & Gabe, Jan 13
Likes: Privacy, Quiet, Location, Internet Connection. Phyllis & David S. Dec 2012
Good value; like having a washing machine. Very welcoming. Shanan Aug 2012
Likes: A rich breakfast; well equipped, the room size is big enough;
good facilities; cleanliness; quiet. "Neil is really a nice host.
The room is good in all aspects! Thank you, Neil!"
Japan. August 2012
Likes: Comfortable bed, nice quiet area, very friendly hosts, Good
breakfast provisions, Roomy and well laid out.
Comparison with other accommodation: First time we have stayed in this type of scenario - will definitely stay again. Thank you - Peter & Dianne R. June 2012
Thanks for the history of Magill and SA book. We enjoyed reading it
very much. Likes: A quiet clean place. We liked it very much.
Compares very well and excels in cleanliness. What aspects of
Adelaide most interest you: Hahndorf, History, Wineries,
Glenelg, Shops, Beach, Strathalbyn antique shops. Joan C. VIC June
Likes: Fantastic - we love this suite, all the services and
facilities provided are very good. Neil and Annalynn are very
thoughtful and considerate - even some little stuff we haven't
thought of - they have prepared us for. They provided us with
plenty of information and help that was very useful - which may not
have been provided in other accommodation. Overall Neil and
Annalynn are very nice people and were very happy to stay here.
We will definitely recommend it to our friends. Ariel and
Elaine. QLD. May 2012
Likes: Well re-sourced with condiments, games, food and outdoor
patio and pool. Comparison with other accommodation: Very well and
centrally located, and so very peaceful. What aspects of
Adelaide most interest you: Only visited McLaren vale and that
was spectacular. Wayne & Pat P. NSW April 2012
Likes: 1). The little extras like soap power
and condiments were much appreciated. Also enjoyed the first
mornings breakfast supplied. 2). The overall
size, it was homely and comfortable. 3). We
enjoyed the facilities provided eg. good sized fridge, microwave,
washing machine was also a bonus. 4). We also
enjoyed the quiet and peaceful surroundings and the close proximity
of shops; and the friendly manner of you and your family - Good
Comparison with other accommodation: Better than most and equal to the rest. The bed was comfortable which is more than you can say for many places. We will have no hesitation in recommending your accommodation to others and would stay here again when we next visit Adelaide if it is available.
Interests in Adelaide: Wom-Adelaide Festival & visiting friends was our main reason for visiting Adelaide this time. We also went to Rundle Street, The Mall and Hahndorf. Kevin & Verna, Country NSW, March 2012.
Thank you for your hospitality. we had a wonderful time here
and if we come again, we will definitely come here. Mount
Gambier, SA - Jason & Helen, Jan 2012.
Likes: 1). The seclusion. 2).
Amenities. 3). Friendliness of Neil and Annalynn
and not forgetting "The Olives".
Interests in Adelaide: Burnside Shopping Centre. P & K P - Vic. Jan 2012
Likes: Peace for the most part. Subtle Comfortable Decor and
Furnishings. Close to all Amenities. Comparison with other
accommodation: Accommodation compare favourably with other
accommodation I have stayed in previously, however this is
roomier and more peaceful. Interests in Adelaide: Adelaide Zoo -
Panda viewing, North Adelaide - Dinner, Harbour Town - Shopping.
"Well located, lots of space, kitchen & laundry facilities.
Majority of women would probably appreciate somewhere to put make-up
on where there is a well-lit mirror space". Take
a break - Jenny R - November
Likes: Peace, Privacy & Convenience. Nice outlook. Appreciated the
friendly welcome. Comparison with other accommodation: Good but
kitchen & cooking facilities limited. Glenis H. Oct 2011.
Likes: Comfortable bed and couch, Useful discount vouchers, Good
facilities. Comparison with other accommodation: Much better value,
more private. Interests in Adelaide: The City. Mr & Mrs Fisher -
Likes: It was like a home away form home. Enjoyed all the little
extras. Well thought out - Will recommend. Comfy. Comparison
with other accommodation: A lot more homely and quiet. Relaxing.
Interests in Adelaide: The zoo, Kangaroo Island, Harndorf, Glenelg,
Botanic Gardens, Churches - Love Adelaide. J & J Diete Sept 11
"The location was quiet. The setting was extremely comfortable and
very private. Lovely hosts." Take
a break - Sue - March 2011.
I think this is ideal for a short stay. Easy to get around, shops
etc, Close to city. Thanks for all your help and advice
[on Adelaide]. Much appreciated!
Stephan R. Just arrived in Adelaide from South Africa. May 2011.
Likes: The pleasant hospitality and friendliness of the hosts. Quite
comfortable and cosy. Veron - Singapore. June 2011.
Thank you very much for a nice quiet place to stay and all the
thoughts into the supplies and the a very enjoyable holiday.
Likes: In a quiet residential area - Hotels cannot supply this because they are normally on busy Streets. Very good and homely. A & J P. Qld June 11.
Extremely quiet, left alone. Unit has a good layout. Very
"The location was quiet. The setting was extremely comfortable and very private. Lovely hosts." Take a break -Sue Z. Mildura, SA Mar 2011.
Likes: A firm bed is good for old folks!!
Comparison with other accommodation: Equal to our own experiences and expectations. Access to your pool was a bonus.
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: As locals we enjoyed the chance to focus on and aspect of our own City for a weekend. Mindy & Philip H. - Adelaide Jan 2011.
Likes: Liked it all.
Comparison with other accommodation: Above average - Very good - excellent place to stay. We will definitely recommend it to our friends. A & R Sims - NZ May 2010.
Likes: Quiet and Private; Grocery items in fridge, etc. were
greatly appreciated. Thank you. Bob and Jan M. May 2010. NZ.
We had an excellent stay, its a nice clean and roomy place. There
are convenient shops and cafes nearby. We found it very quiet and
pleasant and would stay there again. - Vince - NSW- Mar 2010 -
Book it Now.
Likes: Location, Privacy, Quietness.
What aspects of Adelaide most interest you: The City and the Public transport system.
Overall: Gaye and I would like to express our thanks to you. K & G. Vic Mar 2010.
"Magill Accommodation, run by Neil and Annalynn, is a spacious, very
comfortable apartment with en-suite bathroom and kitchen/laundry in
a quiet suburb. We enjoyed our stay and the hosts are very friendly
and accommodating. Good value too. Patricia and Gerhard" - QLD
Take a break
- Feb 2010.
Likes: Well set out room with pretty much everything required.
Comparison with other accommodation: Above average - Thanks very much Neil & Annalynn - Graham R. - TAS - Feb 2010.
Likes: Space and separated from main house so that neither intrudes
on each other.
Comparison with other accommodation: Very well. We enjoyed our stay very much.
"We enjoyed our stay very much. The situation is so quiet and the accommodation extremely roomy with everything you could need including generous breakfast rations. It was a shame that the weather was not warm enough to take advantage of the pool right outside the door!" - Take a break - Judy & Richard W - NSW - Dec 2009.
Likes: The whole thing.
Comparison with other accommodation: Perfect. Very comfortable. Mike and Fay B. - England - Nov 09
Likes: Proximity to services.
Comparison with other accommodation: As Good as any. Keith D. - England - Nov 09
Likes: The size of the room; good furniture; good shower; pool; very
helpful attitude of owners.
Comparison with other accommodation: More homely and welcoming. Melanie & Gareth - England - Oct 09
Card: Thank you, thank you, thank you. It was lovely coming back to
this pleasant, restful peaceful space each night after very
intense days. Blessings to You.
Claudio & Sa - WA - September 09
(See May 09 too)
Likes: Walking distance to uni SA Magill campus; The room is big and
spacious; The food in the fridge are awesome; Neil is
very friendly and renders good service; Thanks Neil and
Annalynn. Jo Jo - Singapore - July 2010.
Likes: Roomy but homely. Big Television.
Comparison with other accommodation: Better.
Ian & Daphne - VIC - July 09
Likes: The hosts; Size of room; Space for unpacking; Quietness.
Comparison with other accommodation: Right up there.
Overall: Many thanks - once again. Warwick & Chris. NZ. - June 09 (See June 08 & June 07 too)
This is just a note to thank you for the kind hospitality extended
to us during our stay in Magill. We enjoyed the stay at your
accommodation very much and we also enjoyed Adelaide. As our main
purpose was to visit our daughter, our travels have been greatly
coloured by your warmth. We do hope to visit you again in the
very near future. Wishing you, your wife Annalynn and your 4
children the very warmest regards. Robert and Ann - Malaysia -
Likes: Spaciousness - Light - Quality of everything - Quiet &
comfortable - Washing machine - Lots of storage - Bed.
Comparison with other accommodation & price: Way above anything else we have experienced in our travels.
Overall: We appreciate your kindness, your generosity and not only will we be back, but we will highly recommend you to friends who also travel. Claudio & Sa - WA - May 09
Likes: Cozy room, fast internet, quiet neighbourhood, extra
Comparison with other accommodation & price: Far better for the price; the same price would land us a private room in a dirty hostel.
Overall: Thanks for everything! We are more than happy to recommend your accommodation to anyone else! Mike & Lindsey - Canada - Travelling around Australia for a year - May 09.
Dear Neil and Annalynn, thank you seems to be such a small word to
express how grateful we are for the welcome, the help and all the
information! You have made our stay so memorable! We just love
Adelaide! See you again - Mike & Anneli - South Africa. April
The place is great - we really enjoyed ourselves. Thanks -
Chris & David, York, UK - Feb 09
The food in the fridge was very much appreciated. I had
overlooked getting something for breakfast. Good bed, very
comfortable & lovely homely feel. Thanks. Julie - QLD -
Likes: Your thoughtfulness with supplying Coffee, Tea, Bread, Milk
etc upon arrival; Location of bus; Very comfortable with everything
needed; Great Hosts!
Comparison with other accommodation & price: Excellent, far far better than other places we have stayed at. Thank you so much.
Overall: Dear Neil & Annalynn, thank you both so much. Ross & I have really enjoyed our time here, we will be back.... Keri & Ross - NSW - Feb 09
Likes: Roomy, Private, Quiet & Comfortable. Nicely furnished
and decorated. Broadband.
Comparison with other accommodation & price: Better value - mainly on account of Roominess & Comfort, Laundry.
Overall: We would come back if we needed to stay this side of Adelaide again. - Tim & Ann - Tas - Dec 08.
Very, very comfortable and quiet. L & J C. Vic - Aug 08.
Plenty of room in the unit, excellent facilities, very clean & tidy
(you have our business when we come to Adelaide in the future).
There is no comparison to other accommodation. Like I said,
It's better than it looks on the "web" - Normally it's the other way
around. Thank you very much for your hospitality. I have
been very comfortable. Andrew (from
Kangaroo Island Marine Tours - SA) Aug 08.
Spacious, light filled, peaceful, a lot of attention to detail, well
positioned and a lovely host. Many thanks. PS Thought your
scrap book on the history of Magill was great. Brenda & John F. -
NSW - Aug 08
We liked the provision of basic food items to tied us over until we
were able to find where the shops were the next day. Excellent
idea. Enjoyed our stay, Thank you. Peter & Margaret S. - QLD -
Liked the hosts, lovely large area, and the broadband. Warwick &
Chris. NZ. - June 08
To Neil and Annalynn, although brief, Steve and I have thoroughly
enjoyed our stay here. You have been so kind and accommodating, and
we would definitely recommend your apartment to others. Thanks for
all the info you gave us about Adelaide - you have a wealth of
knowledge. Steve and I love the place and are definitely
coming back next year to live permanently. We've stayed in higher
price accommodation which has had less. We liked lots! - Very
comfortable bed and pillows, great to have our own laundry
facilities, fantastic location, and basic food
provisions were a bonus. I'll keep in touch and update you on
our plans. Becky and Steve. May 08. England.
We have been very pleased here. We have stayed five nights in
motels, but here is more space and facilities. The price
was almost the same. You have been so helpful for us. Thank
you very much. I & A L. May 08 Denmark.
Thank you for providing the food items and having hand cream, etc
available. Very comfy, quiet and private. I appreciate the personal
touches. Myffie. April 08 NZ
A thank you note to you both for looking after us on our recent
visit to Adelaide. Everything was well organized and all the
information you had was most helpful. M & Y G. April 08. QLD
Very well looked after. Owners were very helpful in all aspects of
our stay, really appreciated the breakfast and other food items
ready for us in the fridge. A lovely safe place to stay. Margaret -
April 2008. See
Stayz Guest Reviews
We enjoyed our stay here immensely, and Neil you were a great help
in your excellent knowledge of Adelaide's History. We enjoyed the
swimming pool and being able to pick your excellent grapes. Thanks
to you and your lovely family. Regards M & J C - Newcastle Upon
Tyne, UK - March 08
Privacy was great, and thanks for the discount vouchers and
complementary breakfast. TT & DD - VIC -Feb 08.
Thanks for the use of the pool; we loved it when we returned from
each day. The food available was also wonderful. Helpful information
about Adelaide. Thank you so much for taking my girls and I - it has
been a blessing to us. - Robyn - VIC - 31 Jan 08
I've had a lovely stay and thank you for being so hospitable and
accommodating of my needs. Melanie. - QLD - Jan 08
Your price should be at least $100 per night. We will certainly
return and recommend this accommodation which is very conducive to a
relaxing holiday. Thank you so much. Have had a fantastic
break. Will be in touch, M and C C. - Katoomba NSW - Jan 08.
Rating: 5/5 - "What makes a great vacation? Is it the place, the
accommodation, the host, or is it all of these plus more. Well, my
stay in Magill was just that. I WOULD NOT GO THERE IF I WAS YOU...
so I can go next time. Had a great time in a nice area of the city
and Neil was very helpful and gracious host. Thank you."
Graham - Singapore - Dec 07. See
Stayz Guest Reviews
Many thanks for a wonderful stay once again. Hope to be back next
year sometime. Ann-Maree - Victoria - Dec 07.
We had a lovely stay and a great holiday in Adelaide.....
Great location, very nice place. Convenient to our activities in
Adelaide. Comfortable and roomy. R and C - Canberra - 18 Aug 2007.
Many thanks for a very pleasant and comfortable stay! Best Wishes,
Walt B, - Sydney - 5 Aug 07.
Rating: 5 /5 -"Excellent - great accommodation - clean and
Stephen, VIC December 06. See TAB.
Rating:4/5 - "The room was quite comfortable with everything
supplied that we needed and it was good value for money the hosts
were very friendly and the service were very good ". Lyn,
VICTORIA May '07 - See
Very comfortable bed. The additional foods and extras like
glad wrap, fly spray made it much more like a home than a motel. The
scales were useful for weighing our luggage - after too much
shopping. With many thanks for such a comfortable and pleasurable
stay. Thank you for being such a friendly and helpful host.
Kind Regards Warwick & Chris. NZ. - June 07.
We appreciate all your help and making us feel so at home. We
hope to see you again soon.
M & M. Feb 07. Singapore.
Many thanks for all of your help and making our stay very pleasant.
H & M, Jan 06, NZ.
Once again, thank you for the opportunity to stay there and I wish
you all the best for the future.
Cheers Dave. Aug 06, SA.
We thank you so much for your comfortable accommodation and more
than that, for your kind help for our settlement (in Adelaide).
Very best wishes, I & N – Apr 06, Japan.
We really enjoyed our stay in SA and hope to return another time to
see some more things there - I'm sure we missed a few……
Thanks again for making our stay so pleasant. Regards, P & W, March 07, NZ ..... As promised here are the links to our Adelaide pages. They are only a small sample of the hundreds of photos we took on our holiday:
P & W, March 07, NZ
My trip to Oz is now over. I would like to thank you so much. These
days in Australia and in Adelaide were wonderful.
Regards Frédéric, Mar 07 France
We are safely back home and getting reoriented to Saskatchewan……
Thanks again for a very comfortable accommodation.
Best regards F & M, Canada, Oct 06