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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
  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ok place for 4 beds. It's clean and overlooking the beach but was cold and outdated. It was fine for the price and if you are just an overnightet you will do fine with the family. Free wifi was a plus. Clean sheets and clean towels and a great view.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn in a very spacious and comfortable room with a balcony overlooking the beach and ocean. The restaurant attached serves beautiful buffet continental breakfasts with delicious tasty food to satisfy all palates. The restaurant is also open at weekends for dinner and the food served is very satisfying, showcasing local produce.... More 

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north east CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is wonderful. All the rooms have ocean views. It is an old traditional brick hotel and the beds were very comfortable. The font office staff were the owners I believe, and they were great. They have a restaurant attached to the hotel and the breakfasts were good and plentiful. I really loved this place. If ever I get... 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 leave us a lovely review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here at our hotel, as you mentioned we are a small family operated business and we focus on personalized country service. We have spacious rooms with great ocean views. Our restaurant gets some great feedback with our continental breakfast... More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The staff were very helpful and friendly. Room was basic but clean with a great view of the water. Very quiet. Exactly what we needed with plenty of room for our son to sleep on the extra twin bed in the room.

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Motel_Manager_2015, Owner at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thanks for the great review and were glad that you enjoyed your stay. We pride ourselves on offering clan and comfortable accommodation with great views for good value. It seems you enjoyed these things during your stay. Hopefully you get the chance to visit us on Kangaroo Island again. Regards, Alex More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

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

Hi Laura, Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate the feedback. We pride ourselves on being a clean and affordable option for people looking to visit Kangaroo Island with added extras like Free WiFi, great service and exceptional ocean views. Our continental breakfast offers as much home made produce as possible with the bread coming from the... More 

Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

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 June 16, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
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 

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