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Hong Kong
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Dramatic if not spectacular ocean views courtesy of this all inclusive hideaway perched securely at the top of a cliff overlooking the southern ocean. Quiet. Solitude. Service. If you're looking to escape, this is the place. Staff are young attentive courteous helpful and cheery. Food is wonderful if not slightly monotonous (pumpkin soup every day for four days)....rooms need bath...

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2Thank spencerstuart
BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Spencerstuart We really appreciate that you have taken time to record your favourite moments at Southern Ocean Lodge. From the rugged beauty and isolation of the location, the friendly, intuitive service style to the quality cuisine. A note on the variety of the later, we believe you are referencing the Classics menu comprising a ‘favourites’ range of home-style options...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We checked into Southern Ocean Lodge on a day when the weather was fabulous – being the middle of winter we did not expect such lovely sun and lunch on the terrace was a great way to start the indulgence. Gloomy weather was to come but when you have such wonderful surrounds, great food, good wine and fun company it...

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3Thank Amanda F
Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is the 5th time we have been back to this amazing place, we stayed 4 nights this time in the Remarkable Suite..............AMAZING!!!!!! From the Accommodation, the Food, the Staff, the whole experience is just the BEST. It is expensive but its worth every cent. I tell everyone I speak to, to go there & enjoy being spoilt and enjoy...

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4Thank Val323
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Having the opportunity to have a short break I decided to head over to Kangaroo Island and being a luxury lodge junkie there was only one possible choice. Southern Ocean Lodge not only met every expectation. It went above and beyond. My benchmark number one is Saffire and SOL was equal to the task in every respect. Arrival: Ben met...

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7Thank GurusW
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Looking for a nights accommodation and friends had suggested this establishment to us. We passed by the bay and saw the signs to this establishment, gates open so drove in to enquire. Hung around reception area for about 15 minutes, incredible accommodation with amazing views. No bell to press to advise of presence. Finally a woman exited a door behind...

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15Thank Amanda M
BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, We sincerely regret that you had this experience at Southern Ocean Lodge. Unfortunately this does appear to have been an incidence of bad timing, as your arrival timed with a power outage which meant the lodge gates - usually kept closed - were left open, allowing access to the private driveway. The staff at the lodge were indeed...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This was our second three night stay at SOL - the last being exactly 3 years ago. We remain as impressed as we were then. It is a place and experience to uplift the soul. The young service team was simply awesome - gives you faith in the future to see such a well-rounded, considerate and capable team - they...

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4Thank r0ssmb
Keilor, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The best service and accommodation I have EVER stayed at. It was awesome!! The staff were really helpful with no problem too large. The wine cellar had a great selection of local and unusual wines of good taste.

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4Thank davoss448
Belfast, Ireland
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I was picked up at Kingscote Airport, by the hotel and driven to the Lodge. It is awe-inspiring ro go into the Reception/Bar/Restaurant space, The bar is free for anything, and wine recommendations are made with each meal. The food is mostly sourced locally and is excellent. Small example, bit if I ever cone across Kangaroo Island bacon, I will...

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4Thank Gerry53021
Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This 5 star lodge all inclusive was fabulous. It had great service, fine dining with made to order dinner even if not on menu, room accommodations were superior with use of comfy robes, snack bar etc., spa services outstanding and tour package of the island included. Wish I lived there.

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3Thank Mary Jo N
South Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Hands down, this was the best resort we have ever stayed in. During our stay we did the Wonders of Kangaroo Island Tour (included), Cliffwalk (included), rented quad bikes (extra cost), Kangaroos and Canapes (included), the seal tour (included)(sortof, we got rained out part way through) and I visited the Spa (extra cost). I'm going to focus on some of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $1,387 - $2,881 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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