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Seal Bay Cottages

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant stay. Although we stayed there only for a night. If you are looking for a peaceful, serene and close to nothingess kind of getaway, then this is surely the best place to be. The cabins are in the middle of a huge farm. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Foodcritics-jo
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The only good thing I can say about this place is its location. It's close to the nearby attractions. We stayed here for 3 nights (2 adults and 2 children. The cabin is very very small and clostophobic. Kitchenette appliances and crockery was filthy. So if you plan to cook or even make a cuppa, recommend you bring your own....

2Thank ithay
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Firstly it was good to have a nonfroth flat white coffee that was hot. The banana muffins and very nice. The current owners have only been here at 7 weeks. They are getting local beer on tap today produced by a local young entrepreneur. They will be starting beer and pizza tonight which is Friday and serving dinner Friday's and...

Thank Roy T
Chardonne, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This cottage is well located in the middle of the island, south coast. We spent a night in the hostel, which is cheap. You can cook in there. The rooms deserve a good clean up. Floor is cleaned out often, but dust is everywhere. Staff is friendly and useful. Cuisine average.

Thank Florian Z
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We came to kangaroo island, 2 adults and 2 children.. We stayed 3 nights and it was so relaxing and with such good amenities. It is nearby seal bay and other tourist attractions and not so far from an amazing national park. Flinders Chase. which has so much unique wildlife. When we first arrived, the sheets and towels were missing...

1Thank Jordan B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Stayed there for 3 nights. Very close to seal bay and other attractions. The cabins are surrounded by beautiful nature. Price was reasonable and the staff was very friendly and attentive to our request. Perfect place for nature getaway.

1Thank Roman_Ferdman
Mullumbimby, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

My partner and I stayed here in early March and found it was a lovely place for a little trip away. The cottages were clean and cosy and located in such a beautiful spot! Staff were very friendly and welcoming, they were always very willing to help in any way they could. Not having been to Kangaroo Island before, the...

1Thank _caitlin_t94
Sealbay24, Owner at Seal Bay Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Caitlin, Thank you for your review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. We do always try to help our visitors to have the best time here on Kangaroo Island as it is an amazing place. We look forward to seeing you next time....

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice and we had the same experience twice. High price, slow service, food could be better for this price and food was COLD. On the positive side, location is great. They could do so well with such a nice place. Verdict: a bunch of amateurs running a restaurant!

Thank FranckJa
Mannum, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The rooms were dirty, particularly the bathroom. Beds looked as though they had been slept in before. Mismatched linen and poorly presented. Food in the restaurant very average. Salad was not provided with any meal. You were served chips and whatever meat you chose, that looked very unappealing to eat. Not a healthy choice. When asked about salad, stated that...

Thank 291christine2016
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We are a group of seniors and have a requirement for suitable accommodation that provides for 3 people to share. The cabins are very clean and there are 2 bottom bunk beds in 1 room & 1 queen bed in the other room. all the beds were very comfortable .Our group was encouraged to make use of the restaurant area...

1Thank Carmel F
Sealbay24, Owner at Seal Bay Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Carmel, We were delighted to have your group here, and would be happy to host you again in the future. We also want to commend you on the professionalism of your tour. Sincerely, Yollana Shore and the Seal Bay Cottages Team

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
*Under New Ownership in September 2015* Seal Bay Cottages offers a number of self-contained two-bedroom cabins in a tranquil rural setting nestled among native gum trees and overlooking a winter lagoon. Water birds, wild flowers and native animals are on your doorstep depending on the season. Seal Bay Cottages also offers 12 bed hostel accommodation in four bunk style rooms and a shared kitchen facility. Seal Bay Cottages is situated in a beautiful location, on 35 acres of land, half an hour from Kingscote. It is an ideal base for visiting the world famous Seal Bay Conservation park, Little Sahara sand dunes, Vivonne Bay, Kelly Hill Caves, Remarkable Rocks and Flinders Chase National Park. Our fully-licensed restaurant / cafe, is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner (breakfast and dinner by request during quiet periods) and serves a variety of meals including local produce and alcohol. (See the Seal Bay Cafe Listing on TripAdvisor). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seal Bay Cottages

Address: 3052 South Coast Rd | Kangaroo Island, Seddon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia (Formerly Kaiwarra Cottages)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Seddon
Price Range: $121 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Seal Bay Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Recommend staying in the cabins”
Roman_Ferdman, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Very basic accommodation.”
291christine2016, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the Cabins are quiet”
940carmelf, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“7 huts - all the same - all a bit worn out.”
steven_wilkinson, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“chose the west facing one to see the sunset”
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