Mount Lofty House - M Gallery

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74 Summit Road
Crafers, SA 5152


Mount Lofty House provides a unique historic setting in which to experience luxurious accommodation & friendly personalised service.

Conference Retreat and Customisation

Mount Lofty House is ideal for your next conference retreat, meeting or event, located just 15 minutes from the heart of Adelaide City but far enough to provide you with space, tranquillity and focus. With its spectacular views across the Piccadilly Valley and unique areas for team building this superb location isouse isisis the perfect venue for sending the right corporate message to your delegates and clients and achieving your event objectives.

We take care of your every need. Whether it is an exclusive booking for all accommodation rooms and facilities or a handful of rooms and an executive boardroom meeting, we are equipped to provide the inspiration to make your next business decision.

Mount Lofty House Venues


A classic statement of the Victorian era, this room features an open fireplace and plenty of natural light including our famous picture window overlooking the Piccadilly Valley. This unique venue also provides guests with direct access to our Heritage Veranda and picturesque valley views.


Refurbished as a dedicated conference space and a favourite venue for our clients, this building was the original Coach House built in the 19th century. Offering exclusivity and privacy along with a private terrace area with views, natural light via skylights and French double doors, temperature control and its own amenities. Built in audio visual equipment complete this ideal conference venue.


Our famous dining and special event location is a large and airy venue offering floor to ceiling windows and valley views, a formal entrance and al fresco courtyard. A breathtaking experience and fully deserving of its reputations for all occasions including dinner events, and a truly individual conference retreat venue.


Located in our Heritage wing this elegant venue is the original dining room of the house, complete with open fireplace and ornate ceiling. A picture bay window offers natural light and a view across Hardy’s secret garden. Ideal for boardroom meetings, private dining and executive retreats.


With a sunny, North facing aspect, the large windows provide plenty of natural light for smaller meetings or an intimate private dining option.


Positioned on the ground floor with direct access to our gorgeous Tiered Lawns this venue is an intimate and discreet venue complete with a private ante room and amenities. Offering privacy and discretion, this venue is ideal for executive retreats, board meetings and private dining.


Also located in our Heritage wing, this Victorian era room offers an ambience of warmth and style complete with its own private fireplace. Ideal for intimate dinners, board meetings and as a break out venue for delegates.


Capturing the breath-taking views across the Piccadilly Valley and the ambience of our original manor house, the veranda provides a wonderful and unique venue for conference catering and a stunning private venue for dinners. The perfect place for pre-dinner or post-conference drinks.


Surrounded by five acres of magnificent gardens, lawns and outdoor spaces there are limitless locations for break out groups, alternative dining and catering locations, and even as unique meeting venues. The grounds provide the perfect atmosphere and views to inspire ideas and achieve your retreat objectives.


A unique possibility in the Hills. Providing Luncheon and Dinner events for up to 300 guests with the benefit of vineyard and English garden views.

A unique venue 152 years in the making.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Our delegate day packages are designed to offer premium service, variety and a taste of the Adelaide Hills.  We also offer our Executive Retreat Packages extending to you a new level of catering standards and equipment for your event.

Packages and catering are also tailored to meet your individual objectives, ideas and budget, with an understanding of the need for flexibility and customisation. We look forward to discussing your individual requirements to make sure we provide options that cater for your specific needs.

Mount Lofty House can accommodate exclusive use of facilities upon request.




Mount Lofty House is also able to provide you with audio visual equipment to suit your event needs. From flipcharts and whiteboards to data projection and technical presentation solutions we can assist in coordinating all of your requirements.

If you require further technology we will source your audio visual from one of our preferred audiovisual professionals.

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:5 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 33
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 68

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Many of our guestrooms come complete with balconies with impressive views.

Great accommodation rates are available for your event and can be discussed with our events team.

Minimum Capacity 4Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$95.00
Maximum Capacity 300Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$126.00
Maximum Standing 300Conference - Day package$82
Maximum Table Seating 220ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 180Per Room$199

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

When combined with the Marquee, these event spaces can accommodate  the stated figures in Banquet Style:

Piccadilly Restaurant  …………………..    192

Coach House & Terrace  ……………….    148

John Richardson ………………………..      98

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Arthur Waterhouse Lounge  80    50    60    35  28  30  50  4.5
Alfred  40    30    30    16  12  15  30  4
Hardy  50    48    36    28  17  20  42.5  4
Piccadilly Restaurant  170    156    180    70    40  104  3
Piccadilly Private  30    24    28    14  15  18  24  3
Coach House & Terrace  120    108    100    50  34  40  93.5  
John Richardson Room  50    48    45    28  25  30  42  
Drawing Room      8            8  14.5  
The Escarpment  200                    
Heritage Verandah  80    60                
Tiered Lawns  200                    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  yes
Underage Events:  yes
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  yes
Licensed Hours:  24 hours residential

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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