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Rydges Pit Lane Hotel

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Banquet hall
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
49-inch LCD TV with cable channels, TV, pay-per-view films
Track View King | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Paddock View Twin | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Rydges Pit Lane Hotel

Rydges Pit Lane Hotel

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel in Tailem Bend with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.8/10 Fabulous

151 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is AU$179
Price available on 12/12/2022
543 Dukes Highway, Tailem Bend, SA, 5260
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool access
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference centre
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 78 min drive
  • Tailem Bend Station - 6 min drive


  • Hungry Jacks - 10 min walk
  • Jagers - 4 min drive
  • Coolabah Tree Cafe - 6 min drive
  • The Tasty Chicken - 6 min drive
  • Caltex Roadhouse Tailem Bend - 7 min drive

About this property

Rydges Pit Lane Hotel

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel. Guests can visit the 24-hour fitness centre for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Apex Bar x Dining, which serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other features include a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a terrace. Fellow travellers say good things about the convenient parking and comfortable beds.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global), CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 100 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services


  • Built in 2018
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness centre


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Low-height worktop and sink


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 49-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Apex Bar x Dining – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Apex Bar – This lobby lounge serves lunch and light fare. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between AUD 19 and AUD 28 for adults, and AUD 12 and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.08 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 60.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)
  • CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Rydges Pit Lane Hotel Tailem Bend
Rydges Pit Lane Tailem Bend
Rydges Pit Lane Hotel Hotel
Rydges Pit Lane Hotel Tailem Bend
Rydges Pit Lane Hotel Hotel Tailem Bend

Frequently asked questions

Does Rydges Pit Lane Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rydges Pit Lane Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel?
As of 9 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel on 12 Dec 2022 start from AU$179, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at Rydges Pit Lane Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Enjoy amenities such as a 24-hour fitness centre, a picnic area and a garden. Rydges Pit Lane Hotel also has access to a nearby outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near Rydges Pit Lane Hotel?
Yes, Apex Bar x Dining offers local and international cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Hungry Jacks (10-min walk), Jagers (4.2 mi) and The Tasty Chicken (5.1 mi).
What's the area around Rydges Pit Lane Hotel like?
Rydges Pit Lane Hotel is located a short 12-minute walk from Poonthie Ruwe Conservation Park.

Overall score and ratings






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6/10 Good

ShaneRitter, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Michael, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Catherine, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Juhan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Unfortunately, the hot water system was not working well.
Cathryn, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Stop over for the night. An interesting place to stay with it's museum of racing cars. Comfy bed. Only negative comment, dinner, expensive, undercooked and cold roast spuds. Partners meal avg. for the cost. A glass of retail 30$ for $16.00. C'mon. Coffee in the morning, very good
Greg, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brett, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brilliant for track days - literally walk out of foyer into pit lane
Steven, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jeremy, 1-night family trip
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