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North Star Hotel, Melrose

Just three hours drive north of Adelaide, South Australia, and in a town called Melrose, sits a stellar hotel known as the North Star. Nestled against an amazing backdrop of Mount Remarkable in the Southern Flinders Ranges, the North Star Hotel is the new southern sibling to the world-renowned Prairie Hotel at Parachilna in the Flinders Ranges.

Following on the wonderful tradition of country service with city style that is synonymous with the Prairie, the North Star Hotel is a charming mix of old and new. As the oldest licenced hotel in the Flinders Ranges, it proudly shows off its wonderful facade and interior that exude country charm with cleverly integrated modern conveniences. Strip backed walls reveal original stonework and rustic bar furniture created from farmyard machinery creates a quirky, country feel.

Major renovations were undertaken in 2006 to create four boutique hotel rooms within the North Star Hotel. Of a standard you would expect from a five star inner-city hotel, these rooms revel in sumptuous furnishings of olives, browns, rich creams and ochre. A modern ensuite in each room completes the standard of luxury.

Along with the revitalised surroundings, the menu at the North Star Hotel also has undergone a transformation. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for with a well developed menu that is sourced from the wonderful ingredients of the Southern Flinders Ranges area whenever possible. Another new addition is the vast outdoor deck that allows diners to enjoy the fare while savouring the wonderful weather that South Australia enjoys year-round. And just like its sister hotel the Prairie, the North Star Hotel also offers one of the best coffees you will find in the Flinders Ranges.

Another unique feature of the North Star Hotel is its cellar door facilities for the Bundaleer Wines range. This winery is another shining star emerging from the Southern Flinders Ranges. Bundaleer Wines vineyard is on the edge of the Bundaleer Forest just a stones throw from the hotel. With its robust reds and a Riesling, its the perfect opportunity to take away a piece of the Southern Flinders Ranges in a bottle.

For the walking and cycling enthusiasts, Melrose also is the meeting point of the Heysen walking trail and Mawson bike riding trails making the hotel a great base for activities.

The North Star Hotel offers everything you could want in a country pub… and more. Its a truly comfortable hotel with great food, wines, coffee and accommodation without losing any of its traditional integrity. A star is born, again.

Accommodation Options

Hotel Balcony

One queen size bed.

Truck Park

One double bed and sofa bed (suitable for two children) or one double bed.

The Place next Door

One double bed with single top bunk, one single bed and single rollaway bed.

Hotel View

One queen size bed.

Activites and Experiences at North Star Hotel

  • Bushwalking
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • Weddings
  • Wine Tasting
  • Wholesale
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Child Pool
  • Cafe/Coffee shop
  • Communal Lounge
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Entertainment
  • High Chair
  • Iron
  • Library
  • Lockers
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Non Smoking Floor
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Swimming Pool Outdoor
  • Restaurant – Licensed
  • Restaurant Licensed
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Rural/Country
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Relaxation
  • English
  • English
  • 18-35’s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Disabled
  • Empty Nesters
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Luxury
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Romantic
  • Self-Drive
  • Single
  • Wedding
  • Australian Hotels Association
  • American Express
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Not Available Not inspected
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bath Robe
  • Blankets
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Clock Radio
  • Crockery/Cutlery
  • Ensuite
  • Refrigerator
  • Heating
  • Insect screens
  • Linen
  • Non Smoking Room
  • Private Facilities
  • Stairs
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Television

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