The Yorke Valley Hotel was built in 1877 for James Pearce, brother of the towns first carpenter. The hotel was described as containing 20 rooms, including private sitting rooms, parlours, excellently ventilated bedrooms, and a bathroom. It became the stopping place for coaches between settlements on the Yorke Peninsula. Ten new single bedrooms were added in 1926, making 22 bedrooms on the upper floor. Although the facilities have been upgraded and modernized, the facade has changed very little.
Now in 2019 the Yorke Valley hotel has a bistro, a bottle shop, a TAB, a Stateline TV, a gaming room, a shark jaw and a crayfish display, a renovated dining room, warm open fires and a beer garden.
Some of the historical facts about the hotel are; the beer garden was made in 2018, the average customers per day is about 500+, in the 70’s the dining room was converted to a light, modern and very enticing dining area, and trading since 1877 The Yorke Valley Hotel is well known for its Yorke Valley Rump.
Phone: (08) 8832 2422
Address: 20 Robert street Maitland SA 5573