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Southern Ocean Lodge

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New York, NY
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was in Australia for 3 weeks, and was very excited to include this spot as part of the trip. Our 3 night stay did not disappoint. Took the flight from Adelaide, which was seamless, and picked up by SOL with several other couples at the airport. The island from the road, on the 1hr long drive, is rather non-descript, but...

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Livingston
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in February. This resort is faultless. Walking through the main doors to that fabulous view was a real wow factor. The rooms are beautiful as is the location. Loved the electric blinds and the well stocked fridge. Walking along empty beautiful beaches was a pleasure. All the excursions were great fun - the guides being being very knowledgable...

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

They don't make it easy to get here, but the staff make it as easy as possible from the moment you land. A driver from SOL was waiting for us even though we landed late in the evening. We were transferring from our stay at Longitude and it was really great to hear they had learned a bunch about us...

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! The attention to detail is extraordinary and the experience is sublime. The rooms are gorgeous and spacious, the food is like eating at Rockpool (now 11 Bridge St) every meal. So much wine to choose from and since most people know at least something about South Australian wine, not hard to find something suitable. Oh, and...

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Petrie, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 3 nights with my husband to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. The lodge has been a dream destination for us for years and it exceeded the sky high expectations we had. The suites are perfectly decorated to be beautiful but not detract from the amazing views. The privacy and peace are absolute. The included tours are great but a...

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2Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to stay! The rooms are sumptuous with spectacular vistas. Each is very private, so you can leave the curtains up and view the ocean at any time. The tours are excellent, with a chance to learn a lot about the local flora, fauna & environment. The staff is quite helpful & accommodating. Things we didn't...

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

Dear Jay P Thank you for your wonderful review! We're grateful for four stars, but of course we always aim for five! We have noted your comments regarding the sequencing of wait staff and appreciate that this must have been a frustrating aspect to the dining experience. The wine cellar is indeed a special space, filled wall-to-wall with the best...

Bad Homburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at southern ocean lodge on kangaroo island and loved the place. Spectacular views from the main lobby where also the restaurant is located as well as from the suites. The suites are modern and of very high quality. The restaurant offers a range of delicious menus and the bar is outstanding. The lodge offers several tours...

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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three decadent days here, and highly recommend it for the location, the food, the service and every other aspect. From the first greeting at the front door, you're in for genuinely friendly and expert service. The room furnishings and amenities are as wonderful as the ocean views. The food is an epicurean delight at every meal. We didn't...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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 4 weeks ago via 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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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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  • 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
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: RM4,448 - RM9,238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Southern Ocean Hotel Kangaroo Island
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“Your room is selected before you arrive, but can't imagine a bad one.”
 of 5 bubbles CJFromNYC, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view.”
 of 5 bubbles 741rutan, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All 21 rooms have an outstanding ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles KentD869, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stunning views available from every room.”
 of 5 bubbles Leydons, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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