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Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   7 Cygnet Road, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn Wisteria Lodge)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed with my family in seaside inn for 4 days in December 2013, the breakfast was yummy, the staff were friendly, and the room was spacious than I thought, I will stay again if I revisit Kingscote in the near future.

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Perth, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is on the old side, but the rooms have been renovated, are clean and the view is awesome. Its close to everything. We would have loved to eat here too, but it was very busy in the restaurant, even off peak! Seems the food reviews must be right!

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Alexander S, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for taking time to comment on your stay with us. Have to agree we are lucky to have views from all of our rooms and receive many comments on both the views and the cleanliness, so thank you again. I am sorry to hear you did not get to experience the food in the restaurant and... More

Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a one night place midway between Flinders Chase and the ferry at Penneshaw, and this did the job nicely. Location was great. View was beautiful. Free continental breakfast was excellent, with plenty of choices. There was also an offer of waffles, which we declined, but I am sure would've been very nice. Restaurant wasn't open, which... More

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Alexander S, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your wonderful feedback on your stay with us. We are very fortunate to have a great location with sea views from all of our rooms which are all quite large. You were very lucky to have free breakfast as we usually charge per person and I must say the pancakes are delicious. We do provide spare blankets... More

Lewisville
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The hotel is only about a 10 minute walk to downtown. Beautiful location with all the rooms having ocean views. The hotel also has the best place to eat on the island. The restaurant food was much better than anywhere else we ate.

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Alexander S, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Glad you got to eat at our restaurant which is often fully booked due to popularity with house guests and local customers. We are fortunate to be in a great location with all of the rooms offering absolute sea views and as you say not too far to walk into town. Thanks for your wonderful comments and hope you... More

Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night as part of a tour (with Exceptional Kangaroo Island) and couldn't fault the service or room. We had a large corner room, with a small seating area and a jacuzzi bath. The view looking out over the sea was lovely. As part of the tour the hotel booked us dinner at a restaurant called Bella (which... More

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Alexander S, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Glad to enjoy you enjoyed your stay and found your room comfortable. The rooms have an excellent view with an ever changing panorama. As our restaurant is open from Wednesday to Saturday we are always happy to assist guests who do not have their own transport when we cannot offer dinner. We hope you choose to stay with us... More

Dandaragan, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stayed for four nights in June 2014.Despite a check in time of 2pm, we were early and were able to check in at 11am.Lovely.We had a car,so the walk to the town centre was no problem.Chef was on holiday,but Karl had some good suggestions for dinner.Breakfast was mostly continental with the addition of fresh pancakes or croissants.Very fresh and... More

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Alexander S, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your wonderful feedback and taking the time to comment on your stay with us. We serve continental breakfast daily and use as much local produce as possible. Our restaurant is open from Wednesday to Saturdays each week but we do close for a 3-4 week period to enable staff to take annual leave but there are some... More

Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Have a short stay at this inn. It is just across the road from a small beach, and about 10-20 min walk to Kingscote main street (depending on how fast/slow you walk). When we were there, the chef was on holidays and so there was no dinner (only breakfast) and we had to go to town for our meals. Chris... More

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Alexander S, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to comment on your stay with us. We close our restaurant for dinner each year for about 3-4 weeks in the quiet season to enable staff to take annual leave and it is unfortunate that you did not get to sample the menu as we receive many compliments. We are more than happy to... More

Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely stay during off season. Stayed one night with 3 people. Room was a bit cold, it was the coldest night of the year, but the extra blankets kept us warm. All in all very satisfied for the price.

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Alexander S, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and agree it has been very cold the last few weeks. We provide extra blankets and all rooms have a reverse cycle air conditioning to keep the rooms at a comfortable temperatures in all weather conditions. Hope you choose to stay with us again next time you visit... More

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed over in Seaside Inn for 1 night on our trip to Kangaroo Island. We arrived late after an entire day of visiting the sights to the south of KI. But the owner was left us a note stuck to the reception window to inform us of our room locations. The rooms were generous in size and clean with... More

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Alexander S, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us. The rooms at our hotel are all reasonably large and all have an view of the ocean. The executive style rooms are fitted with a Spa bath. The walk in to the town centre and Island Seafood is a pleasant walk and as the name suggests Island... More

Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The building is getting a bit old and the decor may be a bit dated, but this place is comfortable, and all the rooms do really have decent sea views. The Seaside Inn is a short way out of the centre of Kingscote, but it's a pleasant stroll into town for dinner, coffee or shopping if you don't want to... More

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Alexander S, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay with us. Our wonderful sea views are pretty hard to beat and as you say can be viewed from all of the rooms and the dining room. The stroll into the town centre takes about 10 minutes and offers a few cafes, hotels and a couple of restaurants. We hope you... More

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Address: 7 Cygnet Road, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn Wisteria Lodge)
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Kingscote
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Hotel Class:3 star — Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn 3*
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The Seaside Inn is a family run business with 20 ocean view rooms. It has a great reputation for exceptional service and value. Located 1km from the main town of Kingscote it offers a great location for your Kangaroo Island holiday. Here you will get a true 'Kangaroo Island' experience. ... more   less 
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