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Southern Ocean Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Valdosta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently spent three days/two nights at this wonderful resort. The scenery is breathtaking and accommodations lovely. Food was excellent as was the service. The tours offered gave us the opportunity to see Australia's unique animals up close in their natural habit. All together it was a wonderful experience that I hope we can repeat in the... More

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was most impressed when I stepped into the lodge. It is Understated, luxurious, classy, relaxed, friendly and warm. The views were spectacular. My room (flinders) was perfect. The staff and crew were most courteous and helpful. A big 'Bravo' to the chefs. We had the degustation menu every night. We were throughly impressed every time. In short. I loved... More

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Triesen, Liechtenstein
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is amazing! Its architecture, the furniture, the location on the cliffs above the rough ocean, the calmness, the peace, the landscape, the food, the people and their engagement and passion, the offered tours - everything is beautiful, lovely and just mesmerizing! Stay at least four nights!! You will love it!

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New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great resort. Loved the food, wine cellar, and activities. Service could not be better. There is a classic menu in case you would prefer something simple for lunch or dinner. Long uphill walk from the lower numbered rooms.

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18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed 3 nights at the lodge in early November. Let me just start off by saying this is probably one of the best hotel experiences I have had all around - from the staff, food, view, ambiance and room. This is close to some of the best experiences except the luxury safari camps in Africa (and... More

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BaillieLodgesAust, Public Relations Manager at Southern Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a detailed and supportive review, it will be a great pleasure to share with the lodge team. Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest island and opportunities for exploration along the 450km coastline and among the vast bushland interiors are endless. The lodge activity program is designed as a showcase is the island's very best and delivers... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything at this lodge was perfect from the moment we arrived. The lodge, the staff, our room, the food, the view, the attention to detail with every aspect was simply beautiful. we only stayed 2 nights. My only recommendation is make sure you stay 3 nights so you have 2 full days to enjoy everything that is on offer. One... More

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful place with fantastic foot and wines, all activities included and organised for you. The only decision to make is which wine with dinner. I would highly recommend this destination to spoil yourself. The service is outstanding!

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a 3 day visit to SOL. This is a first class lodge and we loved every minute of it: wonderful ambience, superb service, outstanding cuisine and wine ad libitum. A very relaxing, and "back to nature" experience, putting as much emphasis on whichever aspect appeals to you most. The tours are exceptionally informative, tour guides engaging... More

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Denver, Colorado
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25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down best food of any place we've ever been. The culinary experience at this lodge is world class as is the service. This is an extremely worth while trip and is worth every penny. Yes, it's expensive, but once you're there, most everything, including the standard explorations, are included in the fare. And they deserve their top rating. Each... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once met at the airport on Kangaroo Island it was not possible to fault the SOL. Stayed 4 days, with every possible need included in the price. Not cheap but beautiful rooms, gormet meals and regional wines, hosted tours of the national parks South west with wildlife galore to see and all included there was truely nothing to complain about

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Address: Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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