Glenelg travel guide

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You're Going to Love Glenelg

With a population of 3,623, Glenelg is a must-see destination in South Australia, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Glenelg

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Ottoman Grill (168C Jetty Rd) and Bay of Bengal (73 Partridge Street) are great picks.

When to visit Glenelg

Glenelg in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 151
1 night at 3-star hotel
Glenelg in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 151
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Glenelg


When flying to Glenelg, you’ll arrive at Adelaide (ADL), which is located 4 km from the city centre The shortest flight to Glenelg from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 25h 20m.


Another option to get to Glenelg is to pick up a car rental from Adelaide, which is about 10 km from Glenelg. You’ll find branches of Budget and Atlas Car & Truck Rental, among others, in Adelaide.

Airports near Glenelg

Airlines serving Glenelg

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British Airways
Good (1,746 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,510 reviews)
Good (1,039 reviews)
Air France
Good (498 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,202 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,443 reviews)
Excellent (1,275 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,048 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (492 reviews)
Good (780 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (479 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,066 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (398 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (189 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (133 reviews)
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Where to stay in Glenelg

From 5-star hotels such as the Stamford Grand Adelaide to great affordable options like the Atlantic Tower Motor Inn, Glenelg offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 226 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 289 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Glenelg

Most booked hotels in Glenelg

Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 167+
Oaks Glenelg Plaza Pier Suites
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 159+
Stamford Grand Adelaide
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 153+
Atlantic Tower Motor Inn
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 142+
Buffalo Motor Inn
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 111+
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Renting a car in Glenelg

Expect to pay C$ 1.57 per litre in Glenelg (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.74 and C$ 24.98.