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Kangaroo Island Seafront

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   49 North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed in August 2014 in one of there Garden Villa. It was spotless, well equip , and front staff very friendly. every thing worked wonderfully and the beds were very comfortable. Every thing was nice and new. Located near the ferry,. and a couple of shops, Being low season , not much open. Was a great stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Located right above ferry terminal. An old building with no lift so make sure your bags are light if you have an upstairs room. Love the shower, the best one I've had on my 3 week holiday. Bit disappointed as not many dinner options available in town due to low season and minimal and not many options there anyway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

The hotel building is old, but the room decor has been renovated and is modern with all regular features. We were disappointed that the restaurant was closed for evening meals, but it was low season. Breakfast was adequate, but due to tariff we expected more. There is a laundry that is available for no additional charge, that we utilised. This... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The hotel is very nice and the rooms quite comfortable. Good place to stay in Penneshaw. The breakfast nothing special but adequate. The staff is friendly but maybe because of low season for them, they were there only to check in and check out. The room did not have the telephone and the wifi was not accessible from the bedroom.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very basic clean comfortable reasonably priced hotel. Our room had a nice ocean view. This was part of our two day Island tour so we arrived late and left early. The staff were most kind to open the breakfast area half and hour early so we could eat before getting on the bus. Breakfast was a very basic prepare it... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We booked in for the nice seafront views, however with so much to do on the island, we didn't spend much time in the room. There is no lift, however the reception is happy to lug the suitcase upstairs. The room is nice enough, the kettle is quite dirty on the inside. They don't provide instructions about the housekeeping, so... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed here for two nights as part of a package we did on the Island. Ferry drop off right at your front door which allowed us to settle in straight away without too much driving after our early flight. Location & amenities are within walking distance for shops, restaurants etc. We had a front room on the road with... More

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Leeton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

we stayed at this lovely hotel for 1 night. spacious room with very comfortable beds. staff were very helpful and breakfast was very nice while taking in the ocean view from the dining room. dinner at the nearby Penneshaw hotel was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We were able enjoy the views from the balcony during the day and the moonlight nights! The room was spacious and well appointed. The nearby hotel provided us with hearty meals in the evenings. All of the Staff were very friendly and helpful. We will be pleased to stay there in the future. Charlie and Barb from WA

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This hotel was fantastic, lovely Seafront room with great views from the balcony. Spacious room and very clean. Staff were friendly. Enjoyed our 2 night stay very much. Breakfast was included and had great views from the breakfast room

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Address: 49 North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kangaroo Island Seafront 4*
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The Seafront is perfectly situated in Penneshaw - Gateway to Kangaroo Island, and overlooks the magnificent Backstairs Passage. Kangaroo Island is totally unspoilt with white beaches, stunning coastlines and home to an abundance of wildlife. If you're looking for four-star accommodation in an idyllic setting, this is surely the place, located on the Esplanade just 500 meters from the Sealink Ferry Terminal. The Seafront Kangaroo Island has 4 star rooms ... Choose from the Seafront Rooms with spectacular views and private balcony, the sanctuary of our Garden Villa's or the historic Sorrento's rooms. The property includes FREE WiFi. ... more   less 
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