Comfort Inn Manhattan
471 Main North Road
Adelaide, SA 5085
Phone: (61) 8 82622748
Fax: (61) 8 83497619
Enjoying a resurgence in popularity, the Mainline Drive-in Theatre is great fun for all the family. Take your car and your family along to enjoy a movie together without having to leave your vehicle. The big screen offers good viewing for all! Refreshments are available or you can take your own. Night screenings only.
With a seating capacity of 8070, the Powerhouse is South Australia's largest indoor sporting arena. Home to the 36ers and Lightning, the atmosphere inside "fortress Adelaide" is electrifying. The arena is also used for exhibitions, product launches and can be booked for social functions. Table service in the Apollo restaurant can accommodate 470 people with stadium floor space (three basketball courts) for a thousand. Big drawcards of the Powerhouse are its close proximity to the city and airport, plus easy parking for 2,500 vehicles.
Located across Main North Road, the Adelaide Super-Drome is a huge sports complex featuring an international cycling track. Call for more details.
Greater Union Arndale Cinema is the latest cinema complex to be built in South Australia. There are eight movie cinema halls, including the 3D screen offering superb sound and visual effects. The double seats with high backs and lift-up armrests are a popular feature with couples. There are plenty of places to eat close to the Arndale Shopping Centre. This part of town has a great selection of Asian restaurants.
The Wallis Theatres - Piccadilly Cinemas an Art Deco cinema was constructed in 1941 and the three-screen complex has been carefully renovated to retain the look of the period. Close to the trendy restaurants and cafes of North Adelaide, this area is always bustling and alive. In conjunction with some of the nearby restaurants, a special meal deal offer is available for a meal and cinema ticket see the website for details of participating restaurants. There is disabled access at selected sessions only, so please check on the day.
Located on First Street, the Brompton is something new to the city. Locals come here to chill out at the bar, some come down to indulge in gaming, while there are others who come here to grab a great meal with family. Brasserie, the in-house restaurant offers a menu that combines traditional items and pub grub. The bar here stocks a wide selections of wines and alcoholic beverages. For more details, check website.
Seating in excess of 12,000 people, Adelaide Entertainment Centre is a huge complex that presents the biggest international shows in Adelaide. The venue has been utilized for creations as diverse as the ballet, "Swan Lake", and motocross bike racing! Old rockers on world tours, such as Kiss, Bob Dylan and Roxy Music tend to stop off here as part of their itinerary. There is a good range of nearby restaurants for pre-show dining.
The Hindmarsh Stadium is a world-class facility for soccer, rugby and other games. It was one of the venues for the 2000 Olympic Games. It has seating for more than 15500 people and other facilities to match. Call ahead for more details.
If you are interested in performing arts, Holden Street Theatres is the place to go. This theater has attained a new incarnation with a special notice from the government against its closure in the past. It has thereby become an icon in reviving the fast dying theatrical scene in the city. The place showcases theatricals in different genres, so you will get a peek into classical theater as well as experimental and modernist plays in the city. With wonderful equipments, well equipped stage and great lights, all the shows here are like-life. Attending a show at the Holden Street Theatres is sure to be an enthralling experience for you.
Dominating the parkland between Torrens lake and St Peter's Cathedral lies the Adelaide Oval, often mooted as the most picturesque test cricket ground in the world. The first test match played here was Australia against England in 1884. Since that time the ground has been used for other sports such as rugby league and Australian rules football. The distinctive Victor Richardson and Clarrie Grimmett gates add special character to the ground, while the splendid old scoreboard dates back to Edwardian times. Public tours of the Oval and Museum are conducted every Tuesday and Thursday, and on Sundays during the cricket season.
Watch the current flick at the Ford Fiesta Moonlight Cinema, an open-air theater. For show timings and ticket information, check website.
Over 670 locals take pride in being the members of Memorial Drive Tennis Club. With 27 well-maintained courts and premium coaching facilities, this center is the most sought after sporting venue to enjoy this royal sport. Here, after a tiring game one can hit the pool, sauna or spa and relax at the center's plush lounge. But the main highlight of the center that attracts the major crowd are the famous tournaments like Australian Open and Davis Cup as well as social events held here. For more information on the center, check their website.