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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room provided fairly basic accommodation that had been mostly renovated. The bathroom was clean and recently retiled, the bedroom had a new carpet, appealing quilt covers and what appeared to be a renovated bedheadhead. Lighting in the room was better than average and it had kitchen cupboards and a stainless steel sink that were somewhat dated but perfectly satisfactory.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the historic 1929 guesthouse with the veranda all around, looking out onto the waters of Nepean Bay. There were nice views of the sunrise. Our room was clean and spacious and had a lot of character, being in the older part of the motel. We had a shared bathroom across the breezeway and a small kitchen nearby.... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

the Motel is in a good position, our room was overlooking the water. The motel itself is old and could do with some repairs and maintenance done to it. The laundry was not that clean and no detergent but eventually got some. There is no restaurant so you had to go some where to eat but having said that there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We liked this place. It is not new, but I guess this somehow contributes to its character. The location is perfect, and you can sit outside and enjoy see views, and it's close to all town amenities, so that you can easily walk down there. The only nuisance was the fish smell from the fridge, but we decided that it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We booked 5 nights in the ocean view. And it didn't disappoint. Room was clean and spacious enough. Were able to make toast and hot drinks. TV was great. Some one came in each day and made our bed,did any dishes and replaced soaps etc. lovely and quiet,plenty of parking.walking distance to shops. Great spot!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This has been the best place we've stayed on the island so far. That said, it has also been the most expensive but is still reasonable, by island standards. There were four adults travelling (my wife and I and her parents). We've traveled together before so the small room with one queen and two singles didn't bother us too much.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Rooms were reasonably spacious but tired. Bar fridge is very small for a room offering toasters and plates etc. Staff are very helpful and the property is close to town and above the town's tidal swimming pool. 100 kms from Flinders Chase National Pk centre, but not much closer

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Rooms have that 60s feeling. But those on the sea side wing have at least sea views. The rooms are clean and the bathroom is reasonable modern with good hot water. But... Paper thin walls Tiny TV screen A noisy water pump from the rear of the units. Price fortunately not that much.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We booked this hotel through Sealink when visiting Kangaroo Island. The rooms reminded me of a Butlins holiday camp for those who are of a particular age group. They advertised continental breakfast included but this turned out to be boxes with cereal,milk in a carton, fruit juice, and cake. You had to collect this from reception. In fairness rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Had two nights in a sea-facing room with superb views over the car park to the ocean. Room was spotless, shower worked perfectly and the operators were extremely helpful. Laundrette worked welll and restaurants within walking distance,

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