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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife, 10 year old son and I, visiting from Sydney, spent two nights at Southern Ocean Lodge. Our expectations were high and were easily exceeded. The staff were amazing from Sam who drove us to the lodge with excellent local knowledge, Lucky who checked us in and showed us around and Alex and Matt who conducted most of our...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This lodge gives a traveler a wonderful experience that impacts each of our senses. The rooms large are beautiful and floor to ceiling windows overlook the Southern Ocean. The staff is outstanding and could not be more helpful. The dining room is lovely and the food was outstanding with fresh local ingredients. Great wine choices as well. Only downside and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed over Christmas. We loved it, our room looked out onto the ocean, the staff were obliging, fun and professional. They organised beach cricket after the best Christmas lunch I have ever had. The activities were well organised and interesting. The meals were the best ever. I only have great things to say about Southern Ocean Lodge. It's a...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lot of good things to say about this lodge. Scenic location with abundant wildlife. Great hiking trails and hardworking and caring staff. Inadequate staffing when dining room was full. Tours were included but had 10-15 participants. However, our experience was marred by awful food especially dinner, with microscopic portions. One dish in particular, octopus with potato chips...

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1Thank Rumpole10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Southern Ocean Lodge is Australian Hospitality at its best. Despite the high turnover of staff, they all wear a helpful smile and makes an effort to make their guests feel welcomed. The Suites are spacious and comfortable with a spectacular view of the ocean with a piece of wild Australia. The all inclusive drink and snack all you like...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Southern Ocean Lodge and Kangaroo Island is my favorite place in Australia. The Lodge view was fantastic and the service was great. We loved the lodge and how it is situated on the hill overlooking the beach. The people that work there are so friendly and everything was perfect in every way. Touring the island was great and I...

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Westlake Village, California, USA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing location with awesome views, beaches, food and drinks. The excursions were so very cool. We saw the Koalas up close in their natural habitat. A mom and a joey hanging out having lunch, literally 5 feet away. Sea Lion Beach, we were able to walk freely among the Sea Lions. Kangaroos and Canapes, such a great experience to...

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1Thank Mitch W
Norddeutschland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been to this place 7 years ago and having enjoyed every second we decided to go there again, this time with more time and a bit more luxury so we stayed 4 nights in a remarkable. What can I tell you, even though it set me back a couple thousand € it was again worth every cent. So with...

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Winston Salem, NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled to Australia this month January 2017, our first stop was Southern Ocean Lodge. This was recommended by our travel agent Celestial Travel in Ponte Vedra FL., Celeste had visited some years ago. This is a very very special place, 20 suites overlooking the sea. This is a very modern Lodge, quite a beautiful architectural design....

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Caringbah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked the Osprey Pavillion for my 50th for 3 nights. One word - "Amazing"! From the moment we were greeted at the airport to the moment we sadly had to leave, every moment was so memorable. Staff were fantastic, food was so delicious and the activities organised for us were so enjoyable from visiting the seals to having...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • 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: £1,151 - £1,486 (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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“Higher room numbers are closer to lobby area and dining.”
 of 5 bubbles 805kennethl, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 21 suites are all good with similar beach view of the ocean.”
  • A Piece of Wild South Australia
 of 5 bubbles 961EricL, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All Suites are absolutely beautiful and have amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles alecmacec, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Osprey room if you saved your pennies”
 of 5 bubbles BrettOnTheRoad, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great. for those with mobility issues - request a room closer to the amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles UrbanMusings, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
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