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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We recently spent 3 nights in the larger of Frank's KI Garden Cottages. A beautifully modern house with 4 bedrooms and two large bathrooms, and a spacious open-plan kitchen/dining/living room. Washer/dryer (bonus!), no WiFi, well-supplied kitchen (though no food supplies, so be sure to get your groceries before the shops close), and the showers had fantastic water pressure! Although we...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Frank was a wonderful host and went beyond his way to make my first trip to Kangaroo Island a very memorable one! I traveled with a big group of 7 at the end of November and he was very warm and welcoming, checking on us and being ever so patient as we only arrived late in the evening (as one...

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Frank O, Owner at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Ashley for your review. As always, it is a pleasure to meet people who are appreciative of both the island and of our cottages. We don't always know what impact we have with the people we meet, so it is gratifying to receive your praise Thank you so much Frank

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed March 23, 2016

My brother and I and our wives were looking for a quality comfortable place to stay with two bathrooms.This place rated highly on Trip Advisor and ticked all the boxes.Our host prior to and on arrival was of great service and the accommodation met every specification. The only minor quibble is that a coffee plunger wouyldf have been useful.Also in...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Great spot to stay when visiting Kangaroo Island. We stayed in the rear two storey cottage at the end of February 2016 and loved it. All the modern conveniences you could wish for. No running out of hot water here! Modern well equipped place with a great layout. The beach and walking track into Kingscote is only across the road...

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Adelaide
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Everything about the cottages was nice. They are well equipped and pleasant. The only suggestion I could offer is for Frank to be more observant of others privacy. During the stay, he popped over once soon after we had arrived which was OK as he offered some great advice on places to go and see. Frank then arrived back on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages for four nights 22 – 26 September as part of an extended break in Australia. The owner Frank welcomed us when we first arrived and was very helpful in making recommendations for walks, places to eat, and other activities. The house has plenty of space, and is extremely well laid out and equipped....

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Frank O, Owner at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Darin for finding us, then choosing to stay with us and finally for your kind words in your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both, and you are very welcome back should you decide on a return visit Frank

Adelaide
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Have been there twice now (thanks is to our friends for organising it). Very clean, tidy, easy to settle into. Lovely rambling veggie garden out back, plenty of space to share ( we were in the large villa). A little noisy due to the open pla nature of the upstairs rooms. Really enjoyed our breakfasts on the front porch. Thanks!

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Frank O, Owner at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you dear guests for your kind comments. We always look forward to greeting our guests and are always interested in your comments after your stay. We hope we may host you again on your next visit to Kangaroo Island kind regards Frank and Kathy

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 4, 2015

We booked to stay in one of the two cottages for 4 nights. Spacious accommodation with air conditioning (although we needed to set it to heat the property on the first night!) Large comfortable beds, although I did object to sharing my side with a dead Huntsman spider! Free on-site parking and large garden with mature trees, shrubs and birds...

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Frank O, Owner at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Patty, Thank you for your review of our Garden Cottage. We are sorry to hear that your experience was less than satisfactory. We do endeavour to present the cottages in a spotless condition, however on this occasion we have obviously not achieved that standard. We have taken your comments seriously, and should we have the pleasure of your company...

Reviewed January 14, 2015

Our family stayed in the villa for five nights. It was spacious and very comfortable. The owners, Frank and Kathy, are very friendly and helpful. The design is quite innovative and a credit to Frank's expertise as an architect. The furnishings are excellent. Kathy's superb paintings are the "icing on the cake" when it comes to making the villa feel...

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Frank O, Owner at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Ashley and Family, Thank you for your very positive feedback on your stay at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages. Kathy was thrilled by your comments on her artwork, and yes it certainly adds to the ambience. It was a pleasure to meet you and to be able to have a chat - we're looking forward to meeting you again in...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Right from the start this was going to be good. Shortly after booking online we got a call from Frank the owner of these cottages, giving us handy information about getting to the Island and finding the cottage (two story house that sleeps 9). We were welcomed on arrival and again Frank was a wealth of information about places to...

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Frank O, Owner at Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages, responded to this review

Sometimes things work out well and I think your time on the island was one of those times. I really enjoyed meeting you and your family, and spending the afternoon with you at bowls. I am looking forward to a rematch in Sydney when we next head over that way. kind regards Frank PS Thank you for taking the time...

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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two beautiful self-contained cottages set in gorgeous gardens on Kangaroo Island. Fully equipped, clean, private and peaceful. 200m to beach and 3km from main town of Kingscote. The 4 bedroom cottages each have 2 bathrooms, with open plan living and dining areas and fully equipped kitchens. Each cottage sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms. Kangaroo Island is well known for its abundance of native wildlife and spectacular natural scenery. The cottages are a perfect base to explore this wonderland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Garden Cottages

Address: Lot 92 Third St, Brownlow, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range: $147 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Choose the smaller cottage if a party of 4 or less; the larger villa accommodates at least 8.”
 of 5 bubbles eahennings, Apr 16, 2016 | Read review
“Stay longer than 3 days if you want to enjoy all the Island has to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeC374, Dec 2, 2014 | Read review
“You wont find better than this !”
 of 5 bubbles Car0lyn1, Jan 7, 2012 | Read review
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