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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

What a stunning location. Al-Ru Farm is absolutely beautiful, nestled in the tranquility of One Tree Hill. I attended a wedding ceremony held in the gardens here, and the staff were extremely discreet and had prepared everything perfectly for the bride and groom's needs. The gardens are beautiful, full of flowers and edible plants, the buildings are all stately old...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

WOW!! Al-Ru Farm is a special getaway, and no need to fly anywhere. Ruth has travelled the world and her passion for her garden is outstanding. It was a treat to be able to easily step in and enjoy her home, garden and designs. We booked both rooms as a surprise for Nana's 90th birthday. Perfect!! and we all loved...

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2Thank Christine H
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Booked in to this place from cairns, arrived started to unpack , the owner knocked on the door tells us he has double booked, and there is a wedding party coming in , tells us he has another room he takes us into the house , shows us a bedroom in the house his house , my husband was horrified...

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10Thank Diane K
Reviewed 2 December 2014

My fiancé and I stayed in the B&B after holding our engagement party on the grounds - you could walk around these gardens a thousand times and still not see it all! The room was stunning and we had exceptional service. We will definately be back. Thank you Al Ru Farm!

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Googong
Reviewed 21 June 2014

We recently attended a wedding near the Barossa Valley and discovered this fantastic accommodation. We stayed in beautiful Garden Pavilion and can thoroughly recommend it. Lovely bed, fridge full of breakfast goodies and fresh bread hung on your door knob at 8:00 am. This will be the place we stay again if we are visiting the Barossa Valley. It's not...

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1Thank Paul_Wendy_H
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2012

We have stayed at Al-Ru Farm 4 times now. We got married there 6 years ago and stayed in the B&B for our wedding night. Since then, we have stayed there 3 times and will definitely be back. We spent 4 nights there this week and it just keeps getting better. Ruth and Alan are always friendly and will do...

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3Thank Ben K
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2010

A jewel of greenery and charm in the heart of the Adelaide Hills, AL-RU farm is the lovechild of Alan and Ruth Irving. From paddocks and an old farmhouse in an often dry climate, they have really created the most beautiful hideaway within close travelling distance to the city. The gardens are classic and meandering pathways link each new discovery....

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Underberg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 December 2009

Alan and Ruth have a superb place here. We took the B&B option, and let me tell you the food was just stunning. Our accommodation was more than we expected. We really enjoyed the beautiful gardens. so well kept. The location is more than suited for the romantic gettaway that we were looking for. Quietly nestled in the countryside, but...

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Mt Barker S.A.
Reviewed 30 October 2009

We enjoyed wonderful friendly hospitality from our hosts Ruth and Allan. The Garden Pavillion is well appointed with beautiful antiques and luxurious bed linen. The kitchen is spacious with marble bench tops and oven, grill, fridge, freezer and all you may need. Indeed, when we return, we will definitely eat all our meals in (these can be arranged prior to...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 30 January 2009

We stayed at the Garden Pavilion at Al-Ru Farm and it was fantastic! We loved the beautiful surroundings, the warm hospitality and the Garden Pavilion itself. Loved the atmosphere. It was an unforgettable experience. Absolutely magical! We loved it so much we didn't want to leave!! A perfect romantic getaway...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Garden Pavillion at Al-Ru Farm is a romantic pavillion set in its very own private gardens amid the expansive country gardens that Al-Ru is famous for. There is a small lake adjacent sporting wild fowl and the occasional kangaroo and baby. There are tables and chairs scattered throughout the gardens for you to relax at with a cup of tea or a glass in hand. The terrace is ideal to watch the sun set from while enjoying a glass of excellent One Tree Hill wine. The Garden Pavillion is totally selfcontained and extremely spacious and comfortable with fluffy white down bedding that feels like sleeping under a cloud. Separate rainwater bath and shower ensures comfort for all travellers. The open fire is a joy for winter evening relaxing. Ruth is a well known Adelaide Antique Dealer specialising in French and English Period furniture with a gentle country twist this is displayed in the Pavillion to great effect. Farm chickens supply the eggs and the orchard the jams. Alan bakes bread and deliveres it fresh and hot in the morning along with the usual cooked breakfast provisions fruit is brought fresh from the orchard when in season. Ruth loves to take you on a stroll throught the garden or talk to you about wineries and best eateries. You will find the Irvings friendly but not intrusive hosts happy to help where they can. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al-Ru Farm

Address: One Tree Hill Road, South Australia 5114, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide Hills
Price Range: $159 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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