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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Everything was great. The rooms, food, tour guides and staff were all fantastic! Unbelievable setting. Kangaroo Island is a paradise of beautiful coastline and grounds that happens to have kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, seals and many bird species living in their natural habitat. We were there in February of 2015 and the weather was wonderful.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2015

From the time Ben (the cool or uncool Ben depending on who you asked) picked us up from Kingscote we were captured by the open space and natural beauty of KI and he provided a very informative bus ride to Southern Ocean Lodge. You arrive to 180 degree ocean views (next stop Antarctica) from the main building and if you...

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5Thank John M
Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Like other reviewers, we visited Saffire and Wolgan Valley and Southern Lodge on this trip. Each frankly was magnificent in its own way, and each showed off a brilliant architectural design, leading-edge furnishings, top-class service and ecological sympathy ... basically all are real tributes to this recent evolution of luxury/ecology travel in Australia. Likewise, each of these three lodges provide...

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1Thank gourmetscotty
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2015

It’s almost 10pm on a late summer’s night. The moon is starkly lit in a cloudless sky, and we’ve had our eyes glued to the antics of a young female koala for the past 15 minutes. She doesn’t seem to care that she’s bathed in glaring torch light with our I-Phones busy clicking away on her persona. She is busy...

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6Thank Victator
Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

A two night stop while "doing Australia". This was amazing from start to finish. I won't repeat what so many "Excellent Reviews" say. I urge you to believe them. This is fully inclusive splendour. All the many staff and guides are pleasant, enthusiastic, courteous, and a pleasure to chat with. The rooms (suites) are stunning with fantastic views of the...

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3Thank Jane W
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We visited Saffire, Wolgan Valley, and Southern Ocean Lodge on the same trip. The activities at Southern Ocean Lodge were the best - we did the Remarkables, kangaroo kanapes, two visits to the Koala sanctuary (one at night, which was amazing), and then visited the sea lion sanctuary. We also did a great guided hike along the coast, which I'd...

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2Thank painthorsegirl
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Southern Ocean Lodge is the ultimate luxury experience. Beginning with the friendly greeting at the airport and informative guide in the ride to the lodge. The rooms are beautiful with an amazing ocean view. The food was so fresh and wholesome among the best food we have ever eaten. The tours were very well planned. The service is extraordinary. This...

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2Thank Roberta090593
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Flying into Kangaroo Island early morning, and greeted by Southern Ocean Lodge with a warm welcome and a chilled towel is dreamlike. The beauty and tranquility is revealed during the transfer to the Lodge. Being greeted on arrival is like visiting old friends at their special hideaway. The building has been developed in sympathy with the environment, using local stone...

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4Thank Norman B
Paris, France
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We stayed here in Feb 2015 for a couple of nights. Location is fantastic and the building totally blends in the landscape. Rooms are very comfortable with nice views. Used the spa where treatments are good. Activities offered by the hotel are nice, especially the "kanapes and kangaroos" one. The restaurant staff is very friendly and professional. Food and wines...

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2Thank pascalph
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is one of the most memorable hotels that I have ever stayed in. From a hot tub to great food and high end bikes. Everything is top drawer. If you can afford it you will not regret it. Many tours are included.

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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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • 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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  • 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: RM6,383 - RM8,227 (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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“The 21 suites are all good with similar beach view of the ocean.”
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