While in the City of Churches why not stay in a church?

St Mark's Church is proud to be the 2013 SA winner Best Romance and 2014 award finalist for both Indulgence & Romance categories.

St Mark's Church features a large, modern air conditioned, two bedroom award winning apartment close to the centre of Adelaide.
The church is a divine holiday retreat with unique features including original stained glass windows & baltic wooden floors.
Providing exceptional peace and tranquility, this luxury haven offers an experience to remember. The apartment exudes a feeling of quiet opulence with heritage exterior but modern up to date interior and furnishings.

Karin and Wilson are exceptional and generous hosts. Their attention to detail is second to none, their communication is fast, clear and concise, Karin's introduction to the apartment provided its history as a working church, a fascinating backdrop to our daily lives while we stayed there. Information about the area and how to get around is on hand in the apartment, and Karin provides local shortcut tips that save a great deal of time. Wilson's DVD collection is as extensive as it is world class, and his listing with synopsis is just genius. We saw several memorable movies that we'd never have watched without his introduction. The apartment itself is spacious and grand and carefully decorated, just the ambiance to make your stay feel very special. The bedding is just scrumptious. My daughter described her bed like a marshmallow (that said, the mattresses are very supportive), and the linen is just to die for while the coffee produced by the De'Longhi expresso machine is just the thing to entice one back up into the day. With the delicious fresh local produce and wines readily available, we produced gourmet meals in the comfort of what seemed like our own home during our sojourn. All the little touches, like chocolates here and there and the decanter of scrumptious port make St. Marks Church a memorable stay. Congratulations Karin and Wilson. Your awards are clearly well earned and deserved.

This grand apartment comprises a spacious lounge/dining/ kitchen area from where you exit to a hallway leading to 2 comfortable bedrooms, (1 with a queen sized bed and other with a double antique brass bed), private bathroom with bath, shower and separate toilet.

Beyond the indulgence and the gentle repose this apartment is a very practical choice for those on holiday or travelling for business.

Your own private driveway provides off-road parking, directly outside your own private entrance with ample parking for 3-4 cars.

All modern conveniences including free wireless internet are provided.

Our reviews have always been exceptional with guests commenting on the decor, the tranquility, the convenience, location and the many additional touches provided for their comfort.

Babies are welcome and a porta cot is available.
We only take children over twelve years of age as things that adults love when staying in a romantic heritage home can be less suitable for children.

While in the City of Churches why not stay in a church?

St Marks Church offers a luxurious and glamorous sanctuary for travellers bored with the bland impersonality of most hotel chains.

The Church is a unique and special environment to visit. It is like staying in a very exclusive boutique hotel, but without the steep price tag.
St Marks is full of atmosphere and ambiance with modern facilities to make your stay both easy and comfortable:

Gated secure parking for up to 3 cars
Wi-Fi Internet access
Bus Stop 3 minutes away
Mutli-screen cinema 5 minutes away
Easy access to bars, clubs & restaurants in fashionable Norwood & Adelaide City Centre
Catalogue of over 100 DVD's

We also provide a welcome pack consisting of coffee and tea, muesli, toast, jam, biscuits and milk. There are hundreds of fantastic cafés and restaurants to discover close by at The Parade Norwood and Adelaide city centre. We are happy to make recommendations and provide a 45 page Guidebook for your perusal.
We are a 5-minute drive to the famous Penfold's Magill Estate, cellar door sales & restaurant, where you can sample the famous Grange wine. We are also a 15-minute drive to the Adelaide Hills Wine district and approximately a 60-70 minute drive to the southern and/or northern wine districts.

10 minutes to Adelaide Oval

Modern & luxurious
Own separate guest entrance
Free Internet
your own off street, locked, gated parking for up to 3 -4 cars
Chocolates and port
Generous breakfast provisions including:
Selection of cereals, bread, condiments, biscuits, tea & coffee
Reverse cycle air conditioning in every room
Huge living area
large flat screen TV, & DVD
Stereo/iphone docking/charger station
Ample supply of DVD's and CD's
2 separate bedrooms, master - queen sized bed the other double bed
Large robes
Designer linen
Convection oven with dual hotplates
Full size fridge
Brand new cappuccino machine and ground coffee
Large grill, electric fry-pan
Toaster, toaster oven and sandwich maker
Coffee - plunger with real & instant coffee
Tea - green and regular
Crockery, wine glasses, chopping board & knives
Modern bathroom with walk-in shower
Separate bath & elegant marble vanity area
Towels & hairdryer
Washing machine & clothes dryer
Ironing board and iron
Ample seating - 2 chesterfield couches & chesterfield chair
French oak dining table (extendable) 4 oak chairs
Granite breakfast bar with generous provisions
Granite kitchen bench with stylish new butler sink
Tasteful furnishings including chandeliers, tapestries & oak furniture
Large library with selection of books and magazines
Two separate bedrooms:
Ample cupboards & wardrobes
New mattresses
Designer linen
Chandeliers, reading lamps
3 minutes on bus to Adelaide city centre or a 30 minute walk
Brochures, maps, tourist information+
Diagonally opposite park and playground
Beautiful quiet tree lined street yet only 5 minutes to bustling city centre

The prices shown are per room per night for the numbers of persons and dates selected, unless otherwise indicated. A couple are assumed to be utilising the queen sized bed across one room.

We've often felt that the worst thing about travelling is the hidden expenses. So, before you consider our rates please also consider that we don't charge for off-road parking behind locked gates, or wireless internet, DVD hire or cleaning expenses. We also provide a welcome pack consisting of coffee and tea, muesli, toast, jam, biscuits and milk.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and large Apartment We had a wonderful time. The apartment is decorated very nicely, is clean and has lots of wonderful extras- eg, breakfast supplies, washing powder, yummy biscuits to name a few. Karin also kindly lent us a baby cot for our son. The church is in a great spot, in a gorgeous street and was a very comfortable stay.
Date published: 2015-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice, pleasant and elegant. The property is well kept, clean and full of characters, close to city centre. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2015-05-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Beautiful roomy apartment in a great, quite location close to city
Date published: 2015-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Our stay at The Church was fantastic, it was the perfect location for us to stay for our son's wedding. It made an amazing place and beautiful backdrop for our photos. Our hosts were very accommodating and gracious, we will definitely be back. Many Thanks
Date published: 2015-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavenly Experience We stayed for 5 nights and would loved to have stayed longer. The taste in décor and all the finishes are first class and it was a real experience. Our mothers always wanted us to spend more time in Church even though this may not have been what they had in mind but what a place to start.
Date published: 2015-04-18
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking

DVD player, In-house Movies/Videos, Stereo, Free WiFi
Cooking Facilities, Microwave
Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
Airconditioning, Heaters
Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
Non-Smoking, Parking
Free Wifi, Outdoor private seating, Own private driveway, Unique church features, Baltic wooden floors, Stained glass windows, Tapestries, chandeliers & persian rugs, See where the font originally stood, Quality furnishings


Last minute deal!

Stay before 22 Jul 2015 for 10% off.

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
* $175 $350 $1150 3 $25 $25
* $215 $430 $1505 3 $30 $30


The following dates have a specific tariff and will not be charged the normal price, however any discounts will be applied.

  • $225 p/n
  • $250 p/n

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 2 beds and can sleep a maximum 4 people.

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