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Kangaroo Island YHA

33 Middle Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chester-le-Street, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The room was more than adequate for me and my friend. We were upgraded to a room with a bathroom. The room was generally clean the bathroom wasn't perfect but you get what you pay for. Overall if you want to stay somewhere on a budget in a great position don't look elsewhere. However if you want class and luxury... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Got off the boat in Penneshaw and walked about 3 minutes up a slight hill to the YHA. Clearly signposted. Check is was a breeze and the reception was full of informative leaflets and posters which helped us plan the rest of our stay in KI. Room was very clean and beds comfortable. Bed sheets provided and check out process... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have stayed in numerous YHA establishments in Australia (and around the world) and we have been surprised by some truly wonderful accommodations. Unfortunately, this is not one of those YHAs. There has been no concession to comfort here, whatsoever; the rooms are cramped (with the exception of the family room) with the feel of a hospital ward – floors... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

It all started pretty nice. Small hostel, good location and easy check-in. We booked the hostel as a part of a package, booked at the YHA Adelaide Central. After waking up after our first night we saw a cockroach in the bathroom. We then went out on a very nice tour afterwards and when we came back to the hostel... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Stayed at the hostel as part of a package I'd booked with sea link, staying two nights with a highlights day tour. The hostel is only small so there aren't many other people there, however saying that I did manage to have my food from the kitchen stolen, I know it's not the hostels fault and other guests are to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Lots of like minded travellers found here. I made friends straight away from Australia, Japan and China. The facilities are basic so don't expect too much. I stayed in a dorm room and the bed was comfy. The bathroom was very basis but did the trick. The manager was very helpful and really nice. Make sure you come to KI... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Great value , as a couple we stayed there, rooms are neat and tidy and bathrooms clean and no problems with booking (late March), the lady lady was really friendly and helpful. It is located really close to small township in Penneshaw with superette and food outlets close by, I would recommend if you are travelling on a budget.

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Manchester, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my sister and we had booked a private room as mentioned by previous reviewers this meant a shared bathroom. Too be honest it was ok, basic, room cleanish - not immaculate but it was the experience which we enjoyed. We met some lovely people the owner was friendly and provided some helpful advice. We met travellers... More 

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Porlock, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

This is a strange hostel. There are 7 motel-like rooms which act as dorms or en suite doubles/twins. Each of these has bunk beds, sometimes a double bed, lockers, table and chairs, heater and a bathroom with loo, basin and shower. They are good rooms, nice and light, with a large window giving a view of the bay. Rooms 8... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stayed here 1 night in July 2013 after the short flight from Adelaide to Kangaroo island and hired ad car at the airport. Penneshaw is a very pretty little town with character of its own. The hostel was very quiet the night we arrived but the kitchen was clean and tidy and the common room area cosy. Rooms were... More 

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