In the heart of the famous Barossa Valley, Jacobs Creek Retreat is an exclusive property offering boutique vineyard accommodations and organic wines. These historic stone buildings from the 1840's have been transformed into a selection of uniquely designed suites, furnished to create an atmosphere of pure relaxation and tranquility. Jacobs Creek Retreat is home to 7 suites, with 4 different room types, and is ideal for an overnight getaway or a week-long escape Guests can take a private chauffeured tour, taking you to some of the smaller undiscovered cellar includeoors (wine stores). You can just relax in the retreat’s gardens or let the staff organize for a masseuse to come see you. Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley is a 10-minute drive from Tanunda. Attractions nearby include hot air balloon rides, wine tasting, bird watching and golf.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews


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  • Pauline
    Australia Australia
    The gardens were amazing and the accommodation very quirky.
  • Louise
    Australia Australia
    The room was lovely and we loved the sunken bath. The pool was a highlight. The garden was lovely. Recommendations from the owner regarding restaurants were great.
  • B
    United States of America United States of America
    There is much to like about JCR starting with the location. it’s quiet, the setting is lovely, and it’s picturesque. The bath tubs are huge and perfect for a couple. The proprietor is very accommodating with suggestions and any help needed. The...

Hosted by Barossa Short Stays

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Barossa Short Stays
Barossa Short Stays took over management/ownership of Jacobs Creek Retreat August 2020 Jacobs Creek Retreat is home to 7 different suite types, covering all styles of stays from an overnight getaway, to a week-long escape. Nestled within the property’s extensive gardens is the ancestral homestead of the Nitschke Family. These historic stone buildings, originally built in the 1840's, have been transformed into a selection of Boutique Accommodation Suites, all uniquely designed and furnished to create a world of relaxation and tranquility.
Barossa Short Stays offer unique and boutique accommodation in the Barossa Valley. Barossa Short Stays took over management/ownership of Jacobs Creek Retreat August 2020. Our personalized service sets apart and our attention to your overall accommodation experience is second to none. Since taking on Jacobs Creek Retreat we have updated the in room and garden experience offered at the retreat. We look forward to you visiting our property.
Language spoken: English

Area info

Amenities of Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Bowling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hot tub
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Private check-in/out
    • Baggage storage
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Infinity pool
    • Saltwater pool
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Full-body massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Property practices

    This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

    Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Our company, for all our properties, offer full refund or accommodations credit (guests choice) if any COVID-19 travel restrictions are placed on our guests. Simply contact us via the messaging and let us know the issue.

    Reception opening hours are 09:00 -17:00 hours. Guests arriving outside reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

    Please note that Jacobs Creek Retreat does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

    Guests arriving outside standard operating hours of 9AM - 5.00PM are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

    Please inform Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    FAQs about Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley

    • The prices at Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Hiking
      • Bowling
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Couples' massage
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Full-body massage
      • Swimming pool

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley is 2.9 miles from the center of Tanunda. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at Jacobs Creek Retreat - Barossa Valley can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Gluten-free
      • Breakfast to go