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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you are looking for something different with plenty of great accommodation, fine dining and wines then look no further than this Resort. Preached on the hillside overlooking Hanson Bay the view from both the Resort and your room and spectacular. This resort faces South towards Antartica. We stayed there is winter but the weather was not what you may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

There are few places that look better in real life than in travel brochures. This is one of them. The location is simply amazing. About an hour from airport. As is the Lodge design, both the fining and communal areas and the rooms. All rooms have stunning ocean views, spacious layouts, really comfy beds and high quality fittings. Good range... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Our family of four travelled to Australia for the first time from Miami, Florida. The anticipation for this resort and location has been building for 6 months. Words cannot describe our experience. Chloe and Lucky at the front desk attended to our every need and to some that we didn't even know we had, (Chloe packing us a backpack full... More 

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Manila
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

If you are looking for luxurious place to stay and relax. This is it. Beautiful views, luxurious room, great food, great service. We took our kids there so we stayed in a 2 bedroom, with one living room suite. I will post photos so you can judge by yourself.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

From the moment the doors to the "great room" are opened to reveal the most spectacular views you know you are in for the experience of a life time. The staf come from around the world and many of them are as thrilled to be working in this incredible place. It shows because without exception they were all willing to... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

stayed for 2 nights with other 2 couples, we all enjoyed fully the best service and food ever, the arrangements were quite reasonable and the room is needless the highlight, but what impressed me the most is our breakfast, lunch and dinner, we happened to spend valentine's day there and got something special too. thanks.

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Yarramalong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The SOL experience starts with the friendly personal welcome and continues with the clever architecture of the building nestled into the landscape, the amazing views, the friendly professional staff and the truly excellent food. Not to forget the comfortable room and fabulous views from the shower. The bird life in the coastal heath outside your window, the wallabies sunning themselves... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

In September we stayed for 2 nights in one of the Remarkable Suites. Everything about our stay was sensational, the accommodation, the food, the experiences and the location. My advice is to stay for 3 nights. Whilst we went on all the suggested activities, we were not left with any time to enjoy our room. This truly is a special... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We recently spent spent four nights at the Southern Lodge. We were very happy with our accomodation and the view from our room was spectacular, and it was especially relaxing to have the patio door open at night and to hear the waves pounding on the sea shore. The room was spacious and housekeeping was descreet and efficient. We loved... More 

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BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience at Southern Ocean Lodge, we’re of course happy to read that the majority of your stay was memorable for all the right reasons. That you felt the dining experience was marred is sincerely regrettable. We note your comments are similar to those raised in the review... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We loved the amazing setting, hospitality and variety of activities and tours on offer. After staying at Longitude last year we were looking forward to another fabulous experience at Ballie Lodges. But we were extremely disappointed with the quality of the food. It was below the standard we were expecting and after three nights we were desperate for some fresh... More 

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BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David M, Thank you for this review of your stay and the highlights mentioned from the spectacular surrounds and immersive experiences to the warm service offered by our team. Driven by a commitment to provide a real ‘sense of place’ for guests, the lodge Culinary Philosophy is to source the best local produce for our daily changing menus, combined... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island is Australia's most extraordinary luxury lodge experience. Exclusive and award-winning, the world-class lodge is sensitively designed to float amongst the coastal drama of the island's south west, offering an unforgettable blend of contemporary luxury and pure nature. Twenty-one luxurious suites welcome panoramic views of the great Southern Ocean and boundless coastal wilderness and feature lavish sleeping areas, sunken lounge and glass-surround ensuite. The Southern Spa features signature treatments with Kangaroo Island botanicals designed to relax and rejuvenate. All-inclusive rates, first name service and personalised experiential itinerary combine to offer guests the ultimate Kangaroo Island encounter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Ocean Lodge

Address: Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range: $990 - $2,057 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Southern Ocean Hotel Kangaroo Island
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