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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband hates the heat so one of the primary attractions of KI was my impression that their weather would be cooler in January than many other parts of Australia. We started in Tasmania, spent New Years Eve in Sydney, then we came to KI; from there we went to Heron Island, Maui and Honolulu to complete our trip. When...

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

Dear kalis43 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Southern Ocean Lodge. We're glad you liked so many aspects of the property - from the attentive service and tailored cuisine to the stunning architecture, suite décor and plentiful in-suite bar. We're also pleased to hear you enjoyed the included signature activities hosted by our knowledgeable...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The most amazing, beautiful place I have ever stayed at. The staff were excellent, paid great attention to guests from the moment we landed at the airport until the moment we left. They were very knowledgeable about the Island, its history and ecology. The rooms were absolutely stunning, comfortable with noticeable quality items. Each time we returned to our room...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at this lodge was a highlight of our tour of Australia. We thought it would be good, but it exceeded all our expectations. The guides were so enthusiastic it was contagious, the stunning views, the wildlife, the crafted meals (very small portions but perfectly balanced!) the drinks, the staff and, not least, some fascinating fellow guests made this...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a "MUST DO" on your bucket list. My husband & I enjoyed 3 amazing nights at this beautiful location. Food and wine is every bit as amazing. Staff are so friendly and really helpful. Do yourself a favour and spent sometime in the day spa. We went on several of the planned activities and enjoyed them. There isn't...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, our hosts providing the perfect mix of activity options and quiet, private time. Having stayed on the beautiful Kangaroo Island a number of times, we opted to fly in from Adelaide. The Lodge offers a pleasant, informative transfer from the KI airport, ensuring that we arrived refreshed & well in time for lunch. We organised...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, 10 year old son and I, visiting from Sydney, spent two nights at Southern Ocean Lodge. Our expectations were high and were easily exceeded. The staff were amazing from Sam who drove us to the lodge with excellent local knowledge, Lucky who checked us in and showed us around and Alex and Matt who conducted most of our...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge gives a traveler a wonderful experience that impacts each of our senses. The rooms large are beautiful and floor to ceiling windows overlook the Southern Ocean. The staff is outstanding and could not be more helpful. The dining room is lovely and the food was outstanding with fresh local ingredients. Great wine choices as well. Only downside and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed over Christmas. We loved it, our room looked out onto the ocean, the staff were obliging, fun and professional. They organised beach cricket after the best Christmas lunch I have ever had. The activities were well organised and interesting. The meals were the best ever. I only have great things to say about Southern Ocean Lodge. It's a...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of good things to say about this lodge. Scenic location with abundant wildlife. Great hiking trails and hardworking and caring staff. Inadequate staffing when dining room was full. Tours were included but had 10-15 participants. However, our experience was marred by awful food especially dinner, with microscopic portions. One dish in particular, octopus with potato chips...

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

Dear Rumpole10 Thank you for taking the time to share your comments, we're pleased to read that you found much to enjoy about the lodge, including the spectacular locale and ease of exploring the coastal surrounds. We also appreciate the praise given to our thoughtful, efficient staff. While disappointing to read your opinion of the lodge cuisine, we accept it...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Southern Ocean Lodge is Australian Hospitality at its best. Despite the high turnover of staff, they all wear a helpful smile and makes an effort to make their guests feel welcomed. The Suites are spacious and comfortable with a spectacular view of the ocean with a piece of wild Australia. The all inclusive drink and snack all you like...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range: $2,010 - $2,653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Southern Ocean Hotel Kangaroo Island
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“Stunning views available from every room.”
 of 5 bubbles Leydons, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“The 21 suites are all good with similar beach view of the ocean.”
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“All Suites are absolutely beautiful and have amazing views.”
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