Comfort Inn Manhattan
471 Main North Road
Adelaide, SA 5085
Phone: (61) 8 82622748
Fax: (61) 8 83497619
Rapid Surf & Ski is the complete water-sports shop. Rapid stocks surf, ski, diving and snorkeling equipment, plus any accessory you could ever want. Skis, snowboards body-boards, surfboards, snow-chains, spear-guns, surf and ski fashion; Rapid has the lot and more. As well as selling the gear, Rapid's trained staff will give advice or expertly fit your wetsuit, and they have a comprehensive hire service too. Surfboard repair kits are available and the shop provides a top-class water-ski repair service.
Visitors to Australia are often intrigued by the fondness of locals for meat pies, pasties and sausage rolls. There have even been songs written about these local "delicacies." For the best example of local fare, Perryman's is a must. Established in 1925 and still run by the Perryman family, the corner store ambiance remains. Take a short walk down Tynte Street, North Adelaide, and let the delicious aromas guide your nose. Here you will find beautiful flaky pastry and outstanding bakery goodies. Pies are available in two sizes while pasties come in bite-size only. The gingerbread men are heavenly.
Take a step back in time and enter the Banana Room. Inside you will find a treasure trove of vintage fashion and authentic art deco design. Stocking an expansive collection of vintage fashions, this store specializes in the most decorative eras of the 1920s and 1930s, and their range includes a selection of absolutely exquisite wedding dresses. Silk chiffon, hand stitched beading, feathers and handkerchief hemlines - treasured items collected from all around the world. Located in historic North Adelaide, the Banana Room also stocks estate and costume jewelery, art deco lamps, cushions, hats, shoes and other trinkets from this era.
Gorgeous exteriors set up Quantum Bookshop a lateral thinkers book paradise. Located on a well-browsed cafe and restaurant strip in trendy North Adelaide, everything and anything in printed form covering new-age concepts can be found here. Alternative therapies and lifestyles, conspiracy theories and alien encounters, holistic healing, spirit guides, Zen Buddhism, Taoism, reiki, Feng Shui, mystical science, Arthurian legend, Celtic wisdom and Native American ideologies. These are just a few of the categories covered within the extensive range of titles. Reading seats are strategically located when the need to read becomes too intense and is coupled with relaxing ambient background music.
As one of the premier antiquarian booksellers in Adelaide, Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers has been in operation for many years. Working out of ground floor premises in one of North Terrace's finer historic buildings Michael Treloar and team will put their experience to work with specialty book searches for out of print and rare collectible works. There is an extensive on-site collection of antiquarian books with a leaning towards the non-fiction category. As well as a fine assortment of cricket ephemera including early photographs and autographed memorabilia available for enthusiasts. Investigate the website for an online list of available books in their holdings.
Shop, workout, have a hair cut and eat a hearty meal all under the one roof. This center features over 120 specialty stores, as well as the Myer store, Fernwood Female Fitness Centre, cafes and a food court. Buy yourself a new outfit, browse in a bookshop or find the perfect gift for a friend. Then relax in a cafe with a cappuccino, or choose from the wide selection of delicious meals in the terrace Food Court. And before the "I've-eaten-too-much" guilt sets in, work out in the exclusive, women only gym.
Contrary to what the name would suggest, this store is not confined to denim. In addition to every imaginable style of mens', womens' and childrens' jeans, it also offers a wide variety of casual tops, shirts, jackets, jumpers and skirts. The emphasis is on comfort, and the style is fashionable but relaxed. These are the kind of clothes you might rush home from work to put on. There are 11 stores around Adelaide. Check website for details.
R.M. Williams has outfitted bushmen and women, as well as princes, presidents and stars. It all began in Adelaide, at the original store in Prospect, and has expanded to locations worldwide. The decor of the main city store is distinctly "country". Liberal use of timber, leather and iron create an appealing rustic feel. The range includes shirts, skirts, moleskins, jeans, hats, boots, belts and oilskins. They also stock quality casual clothing for men and women.
David Jones has been around since 1838, a testament to the loyalty engendered by superior customer service, exceptional quality, and a bit of extra class! The decor is classically stylish, with marble pillars, gigantic gold vases filled with flowers, and a plethora of mirrors. Acquire all of your shopping needs, or make use of the special services on offer, such as the beauty salon, catering service, or gift and bridal registry. Then allow yourself to be drawn by the rich smells from the Food Hall.
Put your skills and imagination together to create something beautiful using the extensive range of art materials available at Eckersley's. Fine art and student paints, canvas, folios, specialty papers, craft and sculpture supplies, books, videos and more. There is a broad spectrum of colors and textures to stimulate a multitude of new ideas. Catering to the professional artist, the successful amateur, and the creatively-challenged, they hold regular workshops which are listed on their website. Book in for a workshop, or simply hire an easel for your next painting expedition.
For all those lacy little whispers of lingerie, Bras n Things features a wide range of fashion, push-up, maternity and sports bras, in brands such as Berlei, Fine Lines, Jag, Loveable and Formfit. Also, a selection of body suits, pajamas and tops are also available. The staff is friendly and offer a professional fitting service.
With over 130 stores in Australia, Target is recognized as the nation's leading discount department store. It offers men's, women's and children's wear, electrical goods, home wares and entertainment supplies; all at excellent prices. It is worth keeping an eye out for the fairly frequent sales, whereby a specific department is discounted by about 10%. The store prides itself on offering exceptional customer service and is constantly evolving to meet the needs of its clientèle. Gift registry and mail order services are available.