Comfort Inn Scotty's
1 Nottage Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5081
Phone: (61) 8 8269-1555
Fax: (61) 8 8269-1199
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.
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.
Union Hall is an proscenium arch theater at Adelaide University managed by the Faculty of Performing Arts. It was built in 1958, but a recent upgrade has seen the replacement of technical equipment and air conditioning, plus the refurbishment of the auditorium. It also now has a new stage floor and stage lights, a computerized lighting board and totally restructured control rooms. Along with all the new work, disabled access ramps have also been installed, turning it into an excellent venue for a variety of performances.
This useful 570-seat auditorium is part of the University of Adelaide and is a venue for various university events. It is closely associated with various presentation of theater, dance or music and is a popular venue during Adelaide's Festival of Arts. Located in the picturesque grounds of the University and close to the main shopping precinct of Adelaide, the auditorium is also used for hosting lectures and is also rented out for hosting events. Call for more information.
Opened in 1973 as part of the Adelaide Festival Center, this fine 2,000 seat theater is the largest proscenium arch theater in the city. Owing to the extensive stage area, many lavish productions are performed here prior to touring worldwide. A special feature of the theater is the magnificent pipe organ, which was installed to celebrate the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Occasionally the theater conducts backstage tours.
A major landmark in central Adelaide, the Festival Centre is South Australia's premier theatre complex and home of the Adelaide Festival of Arts. Set on the banks of picturesque River Torrens, this splendid arts center comprises a full proscenium arch Festival Theatre (The), an intimate playhouse, a versatile studio theater, an open-space performance venue, a bistro, a late-night bar and gallery space. The complex lies in close proximity to Skycity Adelaide Casino, Parliament House and the central railway station; and is just a stone's throw away from the city's major shopping precinct, Rundle Mall. Check the website for information on tours of the venue and more.
Elder Hall belongs to the University of Adelaide and was named after one of the university's main benefactors, Sir Thomas Elder. It is often used for public lectures and symposiums, plus musical concerts presented by students of the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Refurbished as a commemorative project for the university's centenary, the hall now houses a quite splendid organ built by Casavant Freres of Quebec. Community radio station, 5UV, maintains a recording booth in the hall and concert recordings can often be heard on the airwaves.
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.
Set in the historic sandstone surroundings of the city's main railway station, Adelaide Casino makes a journey to the gaming tables easy. Roll the dice, draw an ace or spin the wheel - most gambling is catered for here with around 70 tables and 750 gaming machines. With bands, bars and dining, it offers an all round entertainment venue. Choose from one of fabulous restaurants and wine and dine in their classy premises. The minimum age for patrons is 18 and dress codes apply. Carefree valet parking is available.
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.