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Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn

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7 Cygnet Road, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn Wisteria Lodge)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on June 22 and 23. The place is basic but functional and the staff are very helpful. The decor is outdated, the bathroom very basic, but the room was spacious and had good wifi connection, a TV, a kettle, a small fridge, and an iron and ironing board. The heating worked well. The manager... More 

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and clean. Easy to find. Large room. A bit dated. Pity the rest of Kangaroo Island was on holiday. Bakery closed. Cafes closed. Oyster shop closed. They apparently all go on holidays from June to Sept. Really disappointed.

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you found our rooms to be large and clean. As a mid range country style hotel we are reasonably priced and offer value for money. Unfortunately during the winter months smaller businesses tend to have limited opening hours, but we are more than happy to advise you on where to go, call ahead and make... More 

Thargomindah, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent most of last week at the Seaside Inn, and I quote "personalised country service with a little bit extra" is true to the hospitality we received. We had a nice "warm" room with easy access. While on KI we stayed at another over priced and not as nice hotel.

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thankyou for your lovely review on our hotel! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back again in the future! More 

North Vancouver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed five nights at this excellent location. It's well situated for getting around to Kangaroo Island's many points of interest. Staff were really helpful. I needed to work and didn't fancy sitting at the desk position staring into a wall so Karl brought a table up for me to use in front of the window. That was typical of... More 

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn! As you mentioned we have a great, quiet location here within walking distance to the shops. I was more than happy to bring you up a table so you could enjoy our amazing ocean views while you worked. Our staff is always working our... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We had three nights recently at this motel and found everything most comfortable. We had Unit 20 which afforded us a great view out over the water with delightful sunsets and even better sun rises. The staff were efficient and we liked the fact that when we got back from an outing our room had been serviced and everything had... More 

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we pride ourselves on personalized service and making sure our guests are comfortable throughout their stay. All of our rooms offer up amazing ocean views with free WIFI. Our restaurant is open daily for a continental breakfast featuring a... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stayed at the Seaside Inn for two nights at the beginning of our five night stay on KI. The owner was very obliging and our room was spacious, comfortable and spotlessly clean. The location overlooking the Bay was lovely and also very quiet. We requested an upstairs room which was conveniently accessed by a ramp. We also enjoyed the... More 

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review with us here at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed you stay here with no complaints, found the staff friendly and obliging and enjoyed our substantial continental breakfast make up with fresh local product. We are glad you found our rooms to be... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lovely and comfortable room. The room was nice and clean. Also rather large. The view was out to the sea was great. The hotel is conveniently located in Kingscote. I would recommend flying into Kangaroo Island from Adelaide. You can then rent a car from Kingscote airport and drive to the city in 15 short minutes. The room was very... More 

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review on our hotel! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay in our spacious clean rooms with the ‘awesome sea views’ Located just outside Kingscote (about 5-10 minute walk) we are lucky to have a quiet, central location just across the road from the ocean. We also offer a lovely continental breakfast made up... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Staff were helpful and friendly. Very comfortable room at a reasonable price, good location. Enjoyed our dinner on Friday night. This is a good basic motel, clean, comfortable well priced and we would stay again and recommend it to others

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Motel_Manager_2015, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here with us and are happy you found the staff to be helpful and friendly as we pride ourselves on giving the best customer service possible. We are a mid-range country style hotel, with large, clean rooms, good prices and lovely... More 

Piedmont, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We spent two nights in this hotel during our trip to kangaroo island. It is a very clean and comfortable hotel, with a great view on the ocean. The staff is very warm and polite. We enjoyed and lot our stay there!

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

Thank you for taking to time to review the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn. We are glad you enjoyed our 'clean and comfortable hotel' with great ocean views. Our staff are always ready to lend a hand or share information about the town and we are happy you found the service to be satisfactory. Hope to see you again on your... More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The hotel was better than I expected, woke up with unbeatable sea view, really beautiful stars full of sky in the evening. Reception provided very good information on the dining in Kingscote and places to see around it. Only the toilet and air condition were a bit noisy considering the night at the sea side was really quiet and peaceful.

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

Thank you for leaving a kind review of our hotel. We are a mid range family style hotel with unbeatable sea views and our friendly staff are loaded with information and tips about getting around the Island. We hope, should you visit again you choose to spend your time relaxing at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn. More 

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