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Kangaroo Island YHA

33 Middle Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great clean and trusting hostel! Close to the beach and shop/pub etc. No deposits for towels, crockery etc. Libby was very helpful with advice on what to do and where to eat and always enquiring about our day. Penneshaw is very quiet in April!

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I and my wife stayed here for 2 nights as part of 3D2N Kangaroo Island Highlights Day Tour package by SeaLink. We topped up the package for the private dormitory with ensuite i.e. we have the whole bunk to ourselves with our own bathroom. Basically it’s a no frills accommodation, but to us, it was good enough considering the price... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

The hostel is in a former motel, conventiently located (be aware that there's no public transport on kangaroo island). The service was nice, also the design o the common areas. A big con was the roomthougj. We askes for a twin room. What we got (for much more than two bess in a dorm), was a room hadly any larger... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

100m from the ferry terminal this 1960s style building is superbly located for Penneshaw and exploring the island. Clean and comfy dorm style rooms with en-suite we shared 1 room with two friends yet it could easily have slept 8 people. Close to the Penguin Center, Beach and a playground and 10 minutes walk to a supermarket, the local pub... More

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Address: 33 Middle Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
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