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    Southern Ocean Lodge

    Hanson Bay Road, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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    5 Nov 6 Nov
    Traveller (542)
    Room & Suite (117)
    Dining (60)
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good5%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “southern ocean” (69 reviews)
    “wine cellar” (36 reviews)
    “the cliff” (33 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    161 - 165 of 578 reviews

    Reviewed 30 November 2015

    This is among the best places we have ever stayed. From the welcome at the airport from Esther and Kirrilly to the farewell from Phillippa it was perfect. The room was beautiful and the view superb - from the shower as well! It was better...More

    3  Thank RossSL
    Reviewed 24 November 2015

    Yes indeed. This opulent lodge compares to very few hotels in the world. Is it expensive. Depends. You pay 2000$AUD per day but you get a top of the notch very large suite. It would be the equivalent of a presidential suite in a major...More

    8  Thank PantaRei46
    Reviewed 21 November 2015

    My husband and I have stayed at another of the Baillie lodges and at several nature lodges throughout the world so were looking forward to the experience of SOL. As other reviewers have mentioned the architecture, the furnishings and decor are very well thought out...More

    3  Thank KCBal
    Response from BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean LodgeResponded 26 November 2015

    Dear KCBal, Thank you for the time taken to comment on your recent experience at the lodge - also reviewed by your husband below. We were pleased to welcome you as past guest friends and honour the privilege that affords, although your stay at sister...More

    Reviewed 21 November 2015

    Southern Ocean Lodge gets consistently high ratings - rave notices in fact - on Tripadvisor and elsewhere. We were somewhat disappointed with our recent four night stay, but before I say why this was, let me make the following disclaimer. Some people who write reviews...More

    2  Thank Rockyandbanjo
    Response from BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean LodgeResponded 26 November 2015

    Dear Rockyandbanjo, Thank you for your considered review which we note relates to the stay reviewed above. We’re grateful for your favourable endorsement of the lodge’s spectacular location, design and decor and innovative cuisine. Of course the main concern we wish to address is the...More

    Reviewed 20 November 2015

    As I drove up to the lodge, there was not much to see except some scrubby vegetation. I was met as I arrived, assisted with my luggage and my car parked. As I walked to the entrance the double doors were opened in the way...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$1,970 - US$2,674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • South Australia >
    • Kangaroo Island >
    • Kingscote
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Ocean Hotel Kangaroo Island
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    Traveller (542)
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    Pool & Beach (19)
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    peter w
    4 February 2017|
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    Response from alinga1 | Reviewed this property |
    Cant remember but everything else was. And the prices were really close to retail.
    6 November 2016|
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    Response from BaillieLodgesAust | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry about young children and Southern Ocean Lodge. The lodge is an intimate space designed to allow all our guests to relax and rejuvenate. As such, and in response to overwhelming guest feedback, we... More
    26 June 2016|
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    Response from BaillieLodgesAust | Property representative |
    The generous all inclusive tariff at Southern Ocean Lodge offers a daily changing menu of island-inspired dining; a la carte breakfast, three course lunch, evening cocktails and canapés and four course dinner. To... More
    Room Tips
    "There are several available tiers - we were so happy in the entry level option because the view will take..."
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    "Standard suites do not have a bath"
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    "The Ocean Retreat room was perfection."
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    "all rooms face the sea"
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