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Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse

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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights in April 2017. Dorm rooms as you would expect, nice bathroom and kitchen and owners really nice people. Place undergoing some renovations so no place to relax except the kitchen table. Even when completed, the relaxing space will be inadequate.

Thank rick s
Susi_and_Bruno, Owner at Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review! We're very happy to say that Stage One of renovations is largely complete and our doors have been open for just over a month. We are slowly going through and tweaking the rooms, adding bits & pieces, with practical additions such as clothes racks, but also...

Port Elliot, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hosts Suzi and Bruno and their two fur babies. Very welcoming environment, clean facilities and comfortable kitchen/lounge area. My bed was also clean and comfortable. I went over for the annual Black Dog Ride, when I awoke in the morning, there was a lovingly placed blanket over my motorcycle! It's my home away from home, and for that I...

Thank kfp59
Susi_and_Bruno, Owner at Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you K for your lovely review! It was such a pleasure to meet you :)

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I loved my time at KI Dragonfly Guesthouse (the new owners have recently changed their name from KI Central Backpackers) with Susi and Bruno who are just amazing people. They have recently renovated the premises, with a few more changes still planned, but it is the perfect place to stay for those budget conscious travellers who are seeking a warm...

Thank Melanzaney
Susi_and_Bruno, Owner at Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you! It was great to meet you - we really enjoyed your company :) It would be lovely to welcome you back in the future, to share the other changes with you. In the meantime, safe travels around Oz xx

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A nice and very friendly place. Everything is clean, very spacious bathroom and the rooms are spacious and have plenty of plug. Very goog wi-fi. A garden to relax, a very comfortable lounge with a large collection of movies. But the best is the manager is very kind and ready to help you at all times.Thank you again for all....

Thank maximelauwens
Susi_and_Bruno, Owner at Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here! Wishing you safe travels throughout Australia, onwards and home again.

Washington, DC
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was the nicest and most welcoming hostel we’ve ever visited -- it felt like we were welcomed into the home of friends. We were greeted kindly by Susie, Bruno helped us change a tire without us even asking, and throughout our stay here it felt very much like a big family home. Everything was clean, very organized, and they...

1Thank Cathleen M
Susi W, Owner at Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of our hostel. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your short stay with us. We trust that you made it home safely and hope that you get to enjoy many more adventures in the future!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I LOVED this hotel. Small but everything you need and confortable. Patti the owner is super nice! Gret location in Kingscote!! Great place to socialize if you wish or just relax. Close to all services. Will stay longer next time!

Thank Ingridgig
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Hostel that was clean and very homely. It was a very short 1 minute walk to all the shops. The owner was super helpful and helped me alot with all my questions and with booking a hire car.I would definitely recommend staying here and will definitely be staying here again if I go back.

Thank Georgia T
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Simple and small but nice backpackers hostel. We had a room with 2 beds and a fan, further on no facilities in the room. There are 2 bathrooms, the men's has 2 toilets, 2 showers and 3 sinks. Further on this hostel has a general room with standard kitchen (only suitable for one person cooking at same time), kitchen table...

Thank Frank v
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This backpackers lodge is cozy and in a great location within walking distance of the shops and wharfs in Kingscote. The rooms were clean and spacious, especially for the price, and we enjoyed having comfy couches with a little fireplace as we stayed during wintertime (although we were glad it was not the only source of heat!). There's also a...

Thank nataliescadden
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Great location, a short walk to the shops and wharf, really friendly staff and service. We loved our stay! The rooms were spacious, quiet and clean. The other facilities like the kitchen and garden area are also lovely. Would definitely recommend and also a great budget accommodation option.

Thank Jules1697

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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KI Dragonfly Guesthouse is a privately owned guesthouse located in Kingscote on Kangaroo Island. You will feel relaxed & welcome the moment you step in the door! It's ideal for travellers on a budget, who enjoy the comforts of home combined with the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. It's within easy walking distance of the local supermarket (with an organic shop right next door) other shops, art galleries, hotels & restaurants, the waterfront and the natural pool. Consisting of three double bedrooms (all with queen-sized beds), a spacious family room and a 4-bed share room (that can be fully booked to become a private room), with guests sharing all amenities: large, clean bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, loungeroom with TV & expansive collection of DVDs (and if you can't find anything to you taste, our wi-fi is fast enough for net-flix), and an outdoor area complete with BBQ and two friendly, cute dogs). For guests who desire complete privacy, there is a small, fully self-contained cabin for hire in the guesthouse's rear garden (Rori's Retreat). Cabin guests are also welcome to combine the privacy of their own facilities with socialising with the guesthouse guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse

Address: 19 Murray St | Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia (Formerly Kangaroo Island Central Backpackers)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range: RM178 - RM270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ki Dragonfly Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms away from the dining room are quieter.”
kfp59, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Garden Cabin is private and lovely”
amgood2015, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“garden hut fantastic”
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“Get the Garden room”
bowdenkeith, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I recommend you that if you have any question about the hotel, the city or the island, speak with the owners. They are so friendly and will help you”
AlbertSalichs, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
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