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Kangaroo Island Seaview Motel

51 Chapman Terrace | P.O. Box 37, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Kingscote
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We only stayed one night, though the building is old, but the bed is very good sleep, not uncomfortable, the room upon check-in can see the sea, so a whole is very comfortable, although the breakfast to 10 dollars , but because the scenery as well as the office staff collusion good service, so I think this is recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We arrived late after a long day on the island but we were lucky to find the reception still open. The operator was extremely friendly and helpful (e.g. with regard to dining tips). The room we got had an ocean view and was clean. We had a shared bathroom which was equally clean. In general, the motel has some charme... More

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Adelaide Central
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We had a room with a great view looking over the ocean. It was a 3.5 star room, and I suggest it is at the top of this star rating, by country standards, after all, this is in affect, a country town on an Island. Some may say the room needed a makeover, but I don't expect this from a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We checked into this motel on 28/12/13 for a 4 night sojourn. Upon check in the host was agreeable, pleasant and welcoming. We were given room 3 as our abode and found it to be somewhat dated, tired and in need of a freshening up. The room was serviced daily but I must add a caveat, they do not hoover... More

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Union Bridge, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Friendly front desk, The place is clean and well cared for, but the place is a little old and the room was designed for a double bed, with a king bed in the room I could not walk down one side of the bed without dragging the drapes on the full length windows open. There was no cooking in the... More

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California, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Stayed here a few weeks ago, really enjoyed our stay and loved our ocean views from our room, just wished it had been a little warmer. Lovely service. Kangaroo Island is really a must for all overseas visitors,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We loved this small motel-style hotel. Our large room had a beautiful view of the water. The restaurant was cozy and the food was excellent. WiFi was free, which is unusual in Australia. We were sad to leave after only one night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Absolutely lovely service! We checked in around 5.30pm after a long day of touring the island with many others from our tour. Unfortunately the restaurant was booked out, so we were offered a trip into the town (not very far) and also to be picked up after dinner! The room we had was very comfortable with 2 single beds and... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I travelled with a friend so wanted separate bedrooms but shared communal space. I booked directly with the hotel and Seaview matched the Wotif price on the Matthew Flinders apartment. The hotel gave good advice on the return ferry and travel timesaround Kangaroo Island and to our next destination in Maclaren Vale. Yes, the decors is classic 70's but its... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We stayed 2 nights and found the motel to be more than adequate for our needs: it was in a very convenient position with a nice outlook, the room was clean, bed comfortable, shower fine with plenty soap,shampoo etc. The continental breakfast suited us - we don't go in for big breakfasts. Yes the decor is a bit old fashioned... More

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Address: 51 Chapman Terrace | P.O. Box 37, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Kingscote
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