Set among the gently rolling hills and vineyards characteristic of the Barossa Valley, The Louise offers guests a relaxed and luxurious stay in generously sized villa-style suites well suited to the region’s Mediterranean vibe. Centrally located in the hamlet of Marananga, The Louise offers guests a ‘backstage pass’ to the region’s world renowned wineries, vineyards, restaurants, markets and art galleries. View and download our lodge facts and packages.

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Our Luxury

The Louise is part of the esteemed Baillie Lodges collection, where a stay is the start of a wonderful addiction to the luxury of travel. Each of the Baillie Lodges properties is located in an extraordinary destination, where a personal connection with the people and place makes every stay a memorable one. At The Louise, guests have personal access to the region’s iconic wineries alongside small scale cellar doors, to producers and their premium produce, to artists and their works.

Our commitment to the environment

The Baillie Lodges environmental commitment is best expressed by each lodge’s interaction with its local natural and cultural surroundings. How we support travelling for good.

Baillie Lodges’ commitment to environmental sustainability is best expressed by each lodge’s interaction with its local natural and cultural surroundings. A dynamic environmental management plan is at the heart of lodge operations and ultimately enhances each guest’s experience of the destination. How we support travelling for good.



The Louise employs a large proportion of its team from the local community and actively supports local initiatives and events like the Barossa and Marananga Wine Shows and the Seppeltsfield Road Business Alliance. The Louise also supports social organisations like the Barossa Foundation, Room to Read, Ronald McDonald House and the Starlight Children’s Foundation.



Singing fresh greens and vegetables that appear on Appellation’s menu each evening are from The Louise’s  own kitchen garden, just metres from the restaurant. The use of producers based within 100km to provide an average of 85% of ingredients served in the restaurant results in significant economic return to the local community, producers and smaller markets, helping to keep local family businesses viable.



Paper and glass recycling is practised throughout the property. A worm farm has been established to recycle all wet waste from the kitchen and provide rich fertiliser for the grounds, thus minimising waste removal requirements from the property. A waste water treatment plant has been installed to recycle all waste water from the property to maintain the grounds and gardens.



South Australia is the driest state in the driest continent in the world. Water conservation and recycling is an imperative for all who live here. Water served in the restaurant is filtered, collected rainwater. For sparkling water, the restaurant carbonates the filtered rainwater, not relying on imported bottled water, thus reducing landfill and carbon emissions.

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Continental luxury

Generously spacious and offering relaxed luxury with a chic Southern Europe vibe, villa-style suites open on to sun-dappled private courtyards and look out to the vineyards criss-crossing the country landscape.

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Local flavours

The culinary experience for guests at The Louise and its destination restaurant Appellation has been essential since first opening in 2006. The local, seasonal, and artisan-produced ingredients reflect a genuine sense of The Barossa and its people.

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Unforgettable encounters

Experience first-hand the journey from vine to vino with guided winery tours; float high about the valley in a hot air balloon or get the wheels rolling on a bike tour and cruise at your leisure.

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