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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the exterior looked a little run down, the rooms, view and location were excellent. Plenty of space in our room. We didn't try the restaurant as it is closed on a few nights. However, there are a few places to eat in the centre of town which is about 700 metres away

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

although a little dated, the room was clean and roomy with a great view of the bay. we were a little hesitant in trying the restaurant as hotel restaurants can be ordinary, but once we tried we ate there on the three nights we stayed. the breakfasts were also very good value and very good. staff were very helpful, friendly... More

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

Hi, I am very happy to hear that your mother was impressed with the views and I have to agree with her they are magnificent. Our house staff maintain a high standard and do an excellent job and I will pass on the feedback to the staff. We look forward to seeing you when you next visit Kangaroo Island. Kind... More

Taree, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All my 85 year old mother wanted was a view of the ocean and boy did she get that. The rooms were lovely and clean and staff very helpful with her needs. It was right across the road from the beach. Unfortunately it was in the off season and windy so there was no swimming. Would definitely stay there again

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

Hi, I am very happy to hear that your mother was impressed with the views and I have to agree with her they are magnificent. Our house staff maintain a high standard and do an excellent job and I will pass on the feedback to the staff. We look forward to seeing you when you next visit Kangaroo Island. Kind... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Hi, Thanks for your kind comments on your stay with us in December. Four days is good length of time to relax and enjoy the peace and quite and enjoy the views. Our continental breakfast offers a little more than average and we try to use as much homegrown and local produce as possible so very happy to hear you... More

Perth, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 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 August 7, 2014

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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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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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

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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*
Number of rooms: 20
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