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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

kangaroo island wilderness retreat is the best place to stay ,when we were there the other night for a friend birthday party wow i was suprised rooms are clean ,toilet and bed is comfortable to sleep ..aircon works properly ,nice backyard you can smells the fresh air from the outside when you stay in balcony ..one thing that we would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so comfortable at this property, we actually stayed for a week. The location for seeing wildlife nearby and/or a short driving distance away, and right at the entry of Flinders Chase too, was perfect, and we loved the 'wilderness' feeling. Everything is meticulous and so clean. The room was perfect for us: quiet, the bed was very comfortable,... More 

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KIWR, Front Office Manager at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thanks for the lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and having guests like you stay with us makes working here really worthwhile. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Australia and loving New Zealand! Take Care More 

Burlington, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This seems to be pretty much the only thing going with close proximity to the park so we were pretty happily surprised with the accomodations. While it is not a luxury hotel, the room was clean and had everything we needed. We had a little deck that looked out on the courtyard, and the restaurant had a nice staff and... More 

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Hoersholm, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

When visiting Kangaroo Island you should stay 4 nights. 2 at the western and 2 at the eastern end of the Island. Here Wilderness Retreat comes in as a good choice. Rooms are of a reasonable size and there is a small veranda in front of the room. We catered the restaurant but we find it of an average standard.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

You are in the wildernes and yet so cosy. The heating was working perfectly, so eventhough it was quite cold outside, it was just perfect in the room. the room was equiped with everything you might need, except for a wifi. It is understandable as the complex is not very small, so you have to go to the reception to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Excellent wild place , full contact with nature in very confortable large room equipped with romantic park view terrace. Very good friendly and always available staff ready fr any kind of suggestion! Restaurant on line with place with carefully dishes. Suggested plate: Fish & Chips!!! Satisfactory breakfast!! Price on line!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend a night - the retreat is located really close to Flinders Chase National Park - for Admirals Arch and Cape Du Couedic Lighthouse. It's a quiet, relaxed location, with bush surrounding it. Dinner was in a nice warm restaurant, and the staff were all friendly. The only downside was that the rooms didn't have much sound... More 

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Sydney New South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days here as our first visit to Kangaroo Island. It was quite cold the day we arrived but the heating system was quite efficient, even though it was a "log cabin". The room was clean, bed comfy and the shower was really great! The retreat has a real "bush" feel about it, set in the vicinity of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Great place to stay down the Flinders Chase end of the island - close to the Information Centre, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Kelly Hill Caves etc. Functional rooms, good little kitchen in the family suite, and very good food and service in the restaurant. Staff friendly and helpful. Beautiful surroundings too. Highly recommended!

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Worth the long drive from the ferry terminal to be so close to the Flinders Chase National Park. Large clean and comfortable room with good bathroom and small balcony. Friendly, helpful and efficient staff, nice outside spaces and a good breakfast in the restaurant. Would want to stay longer next time.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated adjacent Flinders Chase National Park a unique mix of eco-friendly facilities, local food and wine and located in the middle of the forrest provide an unforgettable wilderness experience. The idyllic location provides the perfect base for discovering the splendor of Kangaroo Island's natural wonders before returning to the tranquillity of the retreat to enjoy comfortable accommodation in the company of friendly native animals and an amazing array of birdlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

Address: Lot 1 South Coast Road, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: $96 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Hotel Flinders Chase
Hotel Kangaroo Island
Wilderness Retreat Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Flinders Chase
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