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Truro, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It's a pity, they could do so much more with this property. The receptionist lady was quite friendly and helpful, one of the cooks was quite rude on a couple of occasions. He did the breakfasts and also helped with dinner. I found the total vegetarian concept a little confronting. The wine list was rather expensive and corkage was outrageous....

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Mt Eliza, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stayed two nights recently as a special treat for my mother. We were really not sure what to expect during our stay. Mum and I shared a room which was nicely appointed and quiet being on the upper floor. We both enjoyed massages and facials during our stay and Irini the therapist was very enthusiastic and caring. We did attend...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Gregory has made this beautiful turmeric cardamom based soy Latte with raw honey from local bees. The plants are abundant and it's a beautiful morning🌸🌺🍁🌹this place is a portal to the divine if you are ready to be present. Deep gratitude 💚💜💖

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I have now stayed 3 times at Authenticity and we have enjoyed every stay...a relaxing oasis in this fast paced world..a place to rejuvenate, relax and recover from any stress...the staff are friendly and welcoming, the rooms eclectic and comfortable, the cafe/restaurant is one of my favourite places to eat - the food is fresh, organic and...

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1Thank Ticketandaway
Adelaide
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Booking- Booking was made through Booking.com. Received a confirmation and a follow up 4 days prior to check in. Unfortunatley our booking failed to be received by the venue. On arrival, reception was shocked to see us at check in and had to rearrange rooms with another guest to fit us in. Room- Room was nothing like the photos. Much...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I wanted a couple of quiet days away from home to simply relax and reflect. I booked for the location, not knowing anything about this particular facility. I just loved the magnificent old rooms and the "olde worlde" decor and immediately thought the universe had found me just the place I wanted. The staff were bright and everyone was so...

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1Thank peoplegardener
Port Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Value Felt like a lodge not a private peaceful sanctuary that charges exclusive prices. Treatments were too highly priced. If charging high prices all decor, food, furniture and service needs to be of a higher standard. The Scoupon voucher (2 nights accom; 1x dinner; 2breakfasts; yoga; 1 LLT) provided reasonable value and overall enjoyed the experience. Heritage building Liked the...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Arrived at Authenticity Spa for a relaxing weekend treat and was greeted at reception by a lovely young lady. We were shown around the property and informed that dinner is served at 6:30pm and breakfast at 8:00am. We were asked if we would like to book in for the yoga class at 7:00am the next morning which we confirmed we...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We loved the heritage of this beautiful old house and thoroughly enjoyed our retreat here. The rooms are clean, tidy and have a beautiful French provincial feel. The therapies were wonderful, very professional. We loved getting to know Gregory and the rest of the small community that run this retreat. It has a real family feel. The location is also...

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Gregory D, Director/Psychotherapist at Authenticity Sanctuary Retreat and Transformational Center, responded to this review

Thank you for a positive genuine review. As I often say, what comes from the heart touches the heart. We ourselves determine the quality of our experience as the world becomes a mirror to our soul. We take pleasure in creating this transformational opportunity and doing what it takes to provide a genuine positivity filled space and experience. It also...

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay here. The rooms were clean the bed really comfortable we slept really well. Beautiful new bathrooms. The food was excellent. We loved the energy here and felt relaxed and rejuvenated. The house staff were very friendly, efficient and helpful. Good weekend for the mind body and spirit.

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Gregory D, Director/Psychotherapist at Authenticity Sanctuary Retreat and Transformational Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for a warm feedback. We look forward to your return stay. Warm Regards Gregory

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Authenticity is located on 40 acres in a stunning 1864 tastefully renovated and decorated Estate to inspire and evoke the inner senses into tranquility and mystery. This ideal sanctuary is nestled on the outskirts of the Picturesque township of Pt Elliot Fleurieu Peninsula an hour's drive south of Adelaide. Authenticity offers year-round retreats for Rest, Rejuvenation, Transformation, Personal Growth, Spiritual Crisis, and Individual Healing Intensives. A team of Highly Skilled Practitioners in Traditional and revolutionary Therapies such as, Psychology and Psychotherapy, Naturopathy, Transpersonal Art Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Beauty Therapy, Advanced Clinical Skin Care and Massage Modalities are Available. The Cousine is eclectic cruelty free and uses organic and biodynamic products that are environmentally sound. The Ethos is "We are genuine seekers of Truth and are devoted to providing a healing environment for all beings and our Mother, the Earth. Through our retreats we aim to help raise awareness of our true nature and our relationship to each other and the world at large. The sanctuary is providing a space that is conducive to facilitate the healing process that we as individuals and the planet at large are going through". Authenticity is ideal for those who seek to find inner peace, tranquility, insight and transformation as well as personal development and restoration of mind body and soul. From all the facilitators and and the supporting team, we are looking forward to seeing you here and being of assistance to your wellbeing. Many Blessings ... more   less 

Additional Information about Authenticity Sanctuary Retreat and Transformational Center

Address: 14 - 30 Waterport Rd, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia (Formerly Authenticity Spa Resort)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Port Elliot
Price Range: $161 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Authenticity Sanctuary Retreat and Transformational Center 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“upstairs is quieter”
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“If you are solo - select one of the larger, quieter rooms upstairs.”
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“Room 5 is the best”
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“Request ground floor room to avoid stairs, but grander rooms are upstairs.”
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“Junior Suite - comfortable beds, beautiful views and luxurious shower.”
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