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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Tidy, secure, and breakfast included. Comfy stay with a great location, and kids love the swimming pool. Overall a great place to spend the night in Penneshaw. I look forward to staying here again next time I visit KI.

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear Shan, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with us at the Kangaroo Island Seafront on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay and our amenities at the hotel. Next time your planning a trip to KI please let us know so we can be of every assistance to make your next...

Reviewed 28 January 2014

We staid over new year, the rooms were clean, comfortable and with good amenities, nothing fancy but it's just what we needed. We even lingered in the hotel rooms emoting because of heavy rain and it was all good, even lots of channels on the TV. Breakfast was also nice, not a great choose, but everything was good, particularly the...

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear AJ W Thank you so much for your lovely comments and taking the time to share your thoughts. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back again. Kind regards Corinne Houchin

Spain
Reviewed 25 January 2014

It's about a 200m walk from the ferry terminal. If necessary I believe they will collect you. A pleasant enough room with a sea view, fridge, and free wifi, and a helpful reception. They don't do food any more, just breakfast, which was good. There is a small fish shop nearby which has a good reputation, and you can either...

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear Juan Thankyou for choosing to stay at the Kangaroo Island Seafront. It was pleasing to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and had a great time touring around the Island taking in some of the spectacular scenery and culinary delights the Island has to offer. Kind Regards, Management

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

Our fave hotel so far on this trip. It is great to see a hotel furnished and decorated with taste. Bedding beautiful. Lovely tropical gardens. It is not opposite ferry like some reviews say but maybe 100 m up the road and you can't see the terminal, only the boats going back and forth. Staff so friendly and will organise...

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear Anna, IThankyou for staying at Kangaroo Island Seafront. It was good to read your room was above your expectations. We trust you had enjoyable time on Kangaroo Island. We look forward to seeing you again at Kangaroo Island Seafront. Kind Regards Management

Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2014

this is very well located for the ferry from the mainland and has some lovely self-contained cabins in the gardens with own kitchenette. good size rooms, clean and tidy. good place to stay when touring Kangaroo Island, even though is at eastern tip of the island. pleasant helpful staff.

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you so much for your lovely comments and taking the time to share your thoughts. The team really do appreciate being acknowledged for their efforts. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back again. Kind Regards Management

Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2013

It looks a bit dated from the outside - the sign had faded and we actually drove past it as we didn't realise we'd arrived. But the Seafront Room we had was clean and comfortable - except for where you could feel the 2 single beds pushed together in the centre. Breakfast was lovely. Didn't use the pool as the...

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear kait1989 Thankyou for staying at Kangaroo Island Seafront and taking the time to share your thoughts. We value all feedback and are also pleased to advise we have new signage in the works. We trust you had enjoyable time on Kangaroo Island. We look forward to seeing you again at Kangaroo Island Seafront. Kind Regards Management

Federal Way, Washington
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We booked a double room but ended up in a spacious and comfortable garden cottage with a large sitting room and kitchen area and a larger than normal bathroom. There was a small deck out front with a table and 2 chairs. I would definitely recommend these cottages. Internet was very slow but this seemed to be a problem everywhere...

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear fsdukejr Thankyou for staying at Kangaroo Island Seafront. It was good to read your room was above your expectations. We trust you had enjoyable time on Kangaroo Island. We look forward to seeing you again at Kangaroo Island Seafront. Kind Regards Management

Salinas, California, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Penneshaw is the tiny port city on Kangaroo Island. We didn't realize that we would be stuck there for 2-1/2 days, without a car and there is no public transportation. On one day we went on an excellent tour operated by Sealink Travel Group to the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Pamdana Wildlife Park, Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Remarkable Rocks,...

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Nicola P, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thankyou for choosing to stay at the Kangaroo Island Seafront, It is dissappointing that you didn't recieve more information on Kangaroo Island from your travel agent. Here at the Seafront we offer complimentary transfers from Ferry to Hotel with prior arrangements (your agent needed to advise us if this was required) Kangaroo Island is a unique destination that...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

This hotel is on the esplanade overlooking the beautiful ocean a and greenery of KI. Greeted by a lovely lady who gave us a full run down of the hotel and penneshaw.. Due to previous tripadvisor posts about the seafront room I was expecting it to be small, but was happily surprised. Very comfortable size for a couple with a...

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear B0bla Thankyou for choosing to stay at the Kangaroo Island Seafront and taking the time to share your thoughts. It was pleasing to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and enjoyed the town of Penneshaw. We hope to welcome you to the Kangaroo Island Seafront again. Kind Regards, Management

Sydney
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We recently stayed for our last night on KI. It was a shame it rained as we would have loved to have used the pool and the putt putt golf. We stayed in the older garden cottages but you really would not know they are older. Modern inside with lovely decor. Friendly staff and a lovely hot and cold buffet...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seafront is perfectly situated in Penneshaw - Gateway to Kangaroo Island, and overlooks the magnificent Backstairs Passage. Kangaroo Island is totally unspoilt with white beaches, stunning coastlines and home to an abundance of wildlife. If you're looking for four-star accommodation in an idyllic setting, this is surely the place, located on the Esplanade just 500 metres from the Sealink Ferry Terminal. The Kangaroo Island Seafront has 16 rooms and 12 Villas.....Choose from the 4star Sea Front Rooms with spectacular views and private balcony, 4star Sorrento's rooms located upstairs in the original guest building or the sanctuary of our Deluxe Villas. Bringing the family? Why not stay in one of our 1, 2 or 3 bedroom Villas. FREE WiFi for all our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Seafront

Address: 49 North Tce, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
Price Range: $165 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kangaroo Island Seafront 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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