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    Southern Ocean Lodge

    Hanson Bay Road, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good5%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “southern ocean” (69 reviews)
    “great room” (54 reviews)
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 581 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have been doing reviews since 2009 and have probably given less than ten five star ratings, but the Southern Ocean Lodge deserves more than a five. We were picked up at the Kingscote airport by two staff members from the lodge and for almost...More

    1  Thank Gymdawgfan
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We enjoyed our time at the Lodge. It is situated in a beautiful and rugged location on Kangaroo Island and its design allows guests an uninterrupted view of the ocean at all times. Luxury is not a word I would use to describe the Lodge...More

    2  Thank WilciSelf
    Response from BaillieLodgesAust, General Manager at Southern Ocean LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear WilciSelf Thank you so much for sharing your impressions of Southern Ocean Lodge, we were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience and that our team looked after you so well. I am sorry that you did not get to meet our Lodge...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    There is nothing that I can add to the superlatives already expressed. Management has succeeded in attending to every detail. On the evening of arrival we were guided to a short walk into a field for a close encounter with kangaroos while enjoying wine and...More

    Thank ElJeffeMiami
    Reviewed October 17, 2017

    I have read many of the reviews on this site and agree with the comments on how awesome the rooms and views are. We totally enjoyed every minute of our stay, right from the pick up from the airport until our departure. The staff at...More

    1  Thank Leontine M
    Reviewed October 4, 2017

    Words are not enough to brag about this hotel, Stunning in all aspects, staff are great, the open bar a delight for a night cap, views forever.....and the list goes on.... Lovely to be in a national park area too.

    2  Thank Neil B
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $1,947 - $2,664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • South Australia >
    • Kangaroo Island >
    • Kingscote
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Ocean Hotel Kangaroo Island ,
    • Southern Ocean Lodge Kangaroo Island/Kingscote
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    mazzillp
    November 21, 2017|
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    Response from roadwarriorafrica | Reviewed this property |
    Not really. Just a sturdy pair of trainers. If it has been wet, then water proof boots would help.
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    peter w
    February 4, 2017|
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    Response from alinga1 | Reviewed this property |
    Cant remember but everything else was. And the prices were really close to retail.
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    Malsywalsy
    November 5, 2016|
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    Response from BaillieLodgesAust | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry about young children and Southern Ocean Lodge. The lodge is an intimate space designed to allow all our guests to relax and rejuvenate. As such, and in response to overwhelming guest feedback, we... More
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    "There are several available tiers - we were so happy in the entry level option because the view will take..."
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    "Standard suites do not have a bath"
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    "The Ocean Retreat room was perfection."
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    "all rooms face the sea"
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