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Directions & Map

Hahndorf is located 28 km south east of the South Australian capital of Adelaide in heart of the Adelaide Hills region. Connected by the south-eastern freeway, Hahndorf can easily be reached by road in just 35 minutes from the city center. Local buses also run directly to Hahndorf Main Street or otherwise taxis will also drive you there for about $50-$60.

Directions if travelling by car

From the Adelaide CBD drive along Glen Osmond Road until it connects directly onto the south-eastern freeway. Depending on where you start from and on the time of day it should take about 10 to 20 minutes to reach the start of the freeway.
Continue along the freeway past the Crafers, Stirling and Bridgewater exits until you reach the Hahndorf Exit on your left. It should take about 20 minutes.
As you enter the Main Street of Hahndorf you will pass the Old Mill Restaurant on your left, when you see the German Arms Hotel on your right hand side, turn right into Johns Lane which runs directly next to it.
Drive to the top of Johns Lane and you will find number 19 on your left hand side. Drive up the driveway and you can park in front of the house.
Directions if travelling by Public Transport

Buses to Hahndorf leave from stop no. G2 on Grenfell street, Adelaide.(Just behind Rundle Mall in front of Harris Scarf department store)
Buses start running from at 6.30am and the last one leaves around 11.30pm.
The bus numbers are 864, 864F and 860 .It should take about 40-50minutes.
(for latest bus timetable visit at and search by route number or suburb)

Once you get off the bus at stop 54 cross over the road and then walk to your left towards the German Arms Hotel. When you reach the Hotel you will see Johns Lane on you right hand side. Walk up Johns Lane and you will find no. 19 on you left near the top of the Lane.

Tsuchi no yado (Inn of The Earth)

Location: 19 Johns Lane, Hahndorf

Quality and affordable accomodation in a wheelchair friendly environment.

Arrival Time: 15:00 | Departure Time: 10:00



Tsuchi no Yado is a global humanitarian not-for profit organisation that aim to foster development of full human potential. Founder Hiroko Kimura believes that people have the right to live comfortably and in peace in order to achieve their full human potential and nobility. Tsuchi No Yado is a meeting place for all cultures, races, ages and abilities who wish to achieve this and to contribute toward building a sustainable human future. People who come to Tsuchi no Yado can also experience art and culture that can take them beyond borders. It is a place where people with disabilities also have an opportunity to cultivate and feel deep pride and confidence in their life. So give us a call to join us, become a volunteer or just drop in and have a look. Tsuchi no Yado Bed and Breakfast or Inn of the Earth Bed and Breakfast also offers travellers there share of the magic! Travellers from overseas, interstate or locals who just want a few days ?away from it all? will all enjoy what Tsuchi no Yado has to offer! A perfect place for a respite, or a great venue for small group workshops or meetings. We offer subsidised rates for carers and for volunteers of other non-profit organisation.


2007 Tourism Regional Award

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  • Airconditioning
  • Car Parking - Undercover
  • Full Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Private Garden
  • Tea/Coffee Facilites Only
  • Breakfast - Cooked For You
  • Child Friendly
  • Gas Heating
  • Internet Availble (Extra Costs may Apply)
  • Reverse Cycle Air-Conditioning
  • Car Parking - Secure
  • Disabled Access
  • Hosted Accommodation
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Self Contained

Cancellation Policy

Bookings cancelled prior to 14 days of the arrival date will incur a cost of 25% of one nights stay. Bookings cancelled within 2 days of the scheduled arrival date will incur a full one nights stay. Cancellation fees will be held in credit for 6 months for use on mutually agreed alternative dates subject to availability.

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