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Property profile: Mt Lofty Cottage YHA


Property name

Mt Lofty Cottage YHA

Accommodation type

Exclusive use cottage in conservation park: sleeps up to 10 people in a combination of:

  • 2 double rooms
  • 1 x 6 share bunk room

Contact details

Phone number: 08 8414 3000


Email address:

Street address: Summit Road Exit, Crafers West SA 5152



Amazing bush location within Cleland Conservation Park – just 20 minutes from city of Adelaide.

Family appeal

Exclusive use only – sleeps up to 10 people at a very affordable price. Mt Lofty YHA provides a unique opportunity to get away from it all, just twenty minutes from Adelaide city centre. An historic cottage with a modern makeover situated within the Cleland Conservation Park, surrounded by walking trails, close to Cleland Wildlife Park, Mt Lofty Summit and Mt Lofty Botanic Garden.

Kids Club/activities/local attractions

Wake up to kangaroos grazing in front of the verandah, try one of the many beautiful bushwalks surrounding the cottage, head over to Cleland Wildlife Park for up close and personal interaction with the many native animals residing in the beautiful setting, enjoy breathtaking views, grab a coffee/meal and a souvenir at Mt Lofty Summit and while away an afternoon in the stunning Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens. And that’s just the nearby activities! With more time you can explore the many pretty towns of the Adelaide Hills.

What’s in it for Mums?

Get away from it all and still have the city in easy reach. Switch off the games and phones and connect with the bush. Great fitness from the many walking tracks surrounding the cottage.

Did you know?

Mt Lofty Cottage YHA is the only accommodation within the Cleland Conservation Park and a unique opportunity to stay in a pristine bush setting so close to a capital city – just 20 minutes from the centre of Adelaide. Being an exclusive use Rent-A-YHA property makes it perfect for one or two families, accommodating up to 10 people comfortably.

It is the oldest existing YHA in the Australian network and has recently undergone a modern makeover creating a bright, warm place to stay.


Information supplied by Mt Lofty Cottage YHA and correct at time of publication May 2015


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