About Us

The only thing we overlook is the Lake

Creating experiences since 1995.

The Fahey Family have had a long tradition at the Lakes Resort Hotel and have continued to invest and enhance the hotel to meet modern needs. The variety of departments with in the Lakes Resort Hotel continue to win multiple awards and hall of fame recognitions both at a state level and nationally.
The hotel is just a short distance from South Australia’s picturesque coastline and some of S.A’s favourite beaches. Located on the peaceful waters of West Lakes, this hotel features award-winning restaurants, bars and an indoor fitness centre with a heated pool & spa. Guests enjoy included cooked buffet breakfast daily and all suites feature a private balcony offering lake views.
The Lakes Resort Hotel is also on the doorstep of Adelaide’s premier golf courses, 15 minutes from the Adelaide Airport and Harbour Town Shopping precinct, 20 minutes from Adelaide CBD, and 45 minutes from McLaren Vale wine region.
Our 4 private function rooms located on the ground, first and second levels, together with our newly refurbished Lakeside Function Centre are second to none for your corporate meeting, wedding or other special event. Whether your needs are an intimate dinner for two, a wedding ceremony and reception for 250 guests, or a theatre style conference for 315 delegates the Lakes Resort Hotel has the facility to suit your needs. Our ample free car parking is an added bonus when utilising our property.
Award winning Crusoe’s is the Lakes Resort Hotels flagship signature restaurant. Its elegance and sophistication provides for a quiet dinner or a change of scenery for your delegates lunch. Its sea of crisp white linen, exquisite array of seasonal dishes created personally by our Executive Chef, and impressive range of carefully selected local and international wines guarantees that Crusoe’s offers a wonderful dining experience.
The Lakefront Bistro offers a sumptuous buffet breakfast, and a hot roast carvery or an extensive a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. Our Lakefront Bar and outdoor Lakefront Beer Garden are adjacent to the Bistro and offer a casual meal from our all day dining menu.
The Goldrush Gaming Lounge has recently installed 40 state of the art poker machines and our Sports Bar offers a pool table and full TAB facilities to the sporting enthusiast.
Our indoor fitness centre is open from 6.00am till 10.00pm daily and boasts a heated pool and spa. Also the gymnasium provides a comfortable environment for your workout while providing tranquil lake views. For those wanting a more relaxed workout take a stroll on the By Sea and Lake walking trail or play a round of golf on one of the 4 major golf courses all located within 10 minutes.
Uniquely to our hotel we have the added delight of West Lakes Cellars, our drive through bottle shop. It offers an innovative wine bar with spectacular displays and illuminated fridges making shopping with us a breeze.
So, whatever your requirement we welcome the opportunity to showcase to you the Lakes Resort Hotel and prove that ‘The only thing we overlook is the Lake!’
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We build great customer experiences and create game changing events for business and individuals.


With 3 outstanding outlets we have bar vibes that cater for all. Formal, Trendy or Sports bar. With an impressive cocktail list, live entertainment matched with tranquil lake views you and your friends will always be entertained.


Variety to suit any mood. Be wined and dined in Our Signature Restaurant Crusoe’s, enjoy the impressive variety of the Lakefront Bistro & Carvery, all the ‘Pub Classics’ in our Bars or simply indulge in the extensive room service menu.


Uninterrupted Water views and Sunsets = Ultimate Relaxation.

72 Luxurious Accommodation Suites all overlooking the Lake and all with a private balcony.

Consistently Delivering

The Lakes Resort Hotel mission statement is to exceed expectations. We continue to receive hundreds of reviews online and feedback forms giving us great praise and feedback. We treat every review like they are a VIP  customer because they are.

“The only thing we overlook is the Lake”

Trip Advisor 92%
Booking.com 91%
Winner of Australian Hotels Association Best Energy Conservation Practices. Leading the Industry in innovation of technology and practices. Using Digital Electricity Monitors to see real time effects of changes implemented, Smart Load Balancing A/C Units, Solar Panels, Insulating Reflective Paint on metal roofs, plus separate organic and paper recycling.

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