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Aurora Ozone Hotel
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Kingscote
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My family stayed for 4 nights at the poolside room in the original section of the hotel. Room is spacious enough to accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. Nothing to fault but I noticed that the table top above the fridge was not cleaned properly, everyday I found black substances like insect poo or soot from air con on the table. We dined twice at the restaurant, food was good but the waitress needs to be reminded to serve my kids their juices that came with kids meal on 2 occasions. Overall, experience is great!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Hello PhuahHK

Thank you for choosing the Aurora Ozone Hotel on Kangaroo Island. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us although a couple of minor issues mentioned of which we have noted. We hope
we can welcome you back to Aurora Ozone Hotel in the near future
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GM

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Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed here as part of a visitor centre conference. Loved the whole island. Will be back for an extended stay. Enchanted by the seal doing side stroke in the bay while we enjoyed breakfast. Magical experience. Considering the remoteness everything was very well priced and the steak was delicious

  • Stayed: May 2014
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1  Thank Inghamite
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2014

Hello Inghamite,

We are glad your experience on Kangaroo Island and your stay at the Aurora Ozone Hotel met your expectations. The Ozone Hotel location is perfect and the seals are often swimming along this piece of water showing off !. We are also happy you enjoyed your dining and we look forward to welcoming you back to Kangaroo Island and the Aurora Ozone Hotel in the near future.

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in a room in the original section of the hotel with a wonderful sea view and very nice and very spacious apartment with king bed. Nothing to fault and I did tell the management it was our wedding anniversary whilst we were staying there and on our anniversary night we dined at the restaurant and they surprised us with a bottle of champers on the house. A wonderful gesture and the meal was terrific also.
Would recommend it to anyone. David K

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank David K
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2014

Hello David K

We were pleased that you chose The Aurora Ozone Hotel on Kangaroo Island to celebrate your
Wedding Anniversary. It was our pleasure to provide you with a small gift on this special occasion. We hope you celebrate many more wedding anniversaries and hope to see you back on Kangaroo Island in the near future.

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Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

The room itself was comfortable and well presented but the views stated in the description should have said 'obstructed sea views) included buffet breakfast was average in quality & the chef used her fingers to slide an egg on my plate.
Room service is available but at a $10 extra charge.
$318 per night including breakfast was a bit pricey for what we got in my opinion.
There is a lack of vegetarian foods on the menu as well soI had mash & veggies for dinner and they were lovely.

  • Stayed: June 2014
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1  Thank Mell E
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2014

Hello Mel E
Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the room and the views. The Pine tree's are part of the natural street scape beauty on KI and a limited amount of the Seaview rooms are partially obstructed by these trees. We will review our breakfast procedures. We have introduced a small vegetarian menu in our Bistro to provide a wider variety of option for Vegetarians.
Thanks again for your comments.

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Kingscote is a quaint little town in Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island is large in size, but only 4000 people live there. It is very remote. There is not a lot to do there except for the amazing tours of course. The Aurora Ozone Hotel is small and quaint, but probably one of the nicest hotels in Kangaroo Island given the circumstances. The upgraded us for free to a large room with a see view, it was very nice. Breakfast was included which was nice. There's only about 3 restaurants in town, and no entertainment or nightlife, but when you're in Kangaroo Island, you're not there for that. You're there for the amazing wildlife, beaches, and scenery. And in that regard, the Aurora Ozone Hotel is perfect for the purpose. Its right on the beach, you can walk the beach with a glass of wine at night for your "nightlife." You can watch the sunrise, and see seals and birds on the beach in the morning for your entertainment. We did not eat at the restaurant for dinner as we were told the one around the corner was better food and less expensive. Make sure you stay in the newer section of the hotel across the street from the lobby. Great location, great little place, recommend it for Kangaroo Island Adventurers!

Room Tip: Make sure you stay in the newer section of the hotel across the street from the lobby.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank dancingbelle47
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2014

Hello dancingbelle47

We are please that you had an enjoyable stay on Kangaroo Island and at the Aurora Ozone Hotel. Your are certainly correct when you say Kangaroo Island wildlife , beaches and scenery are 3 very good reasons to visit and also the Wineries and local produce are again other highlights of the Kangaroo Island Experience. We hope you will visit KI again in the near future.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

The most beautiful location and hotel. Very good on service but they really need to work with their chefs if they wish to encourage vegetarians coming to their hotel. We were a family of 5 (with a child). The reception was very good with their services and cant forget to mention their restaurant staff. We were their guests for 3 nights but sorry to say that didn't once enjoy our evening meals after a nice and rewarding day tours. Every evening we had to wait for over 50 mins for our veg courses to arrive at the table and that too without any taste. All the 3 meals we had were the same( no options available) Even with a hungry kiddo and requesting the Chef everyday to give us some other options it was the same story.

The hotel would be the best if they just worked with their menus and chef to be a little caring towards their vegetarian patrons

Room Tip: The sea facing rooms are the best( we were in the old building)
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank KuntalShah22
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Hi KuntaShah22.
We are pleased you enjoyed our accommodation facilities and service during your recent stay at the Aurora Ozone Hotel. We are disappointed that we did not provide your family with more suitable options for Vegetarian dinning and that the service was a little slow. We will review our Menu options ensuring we have a substantial selection of vegetarian dishes for future guests.
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

I stayed at the Aurora Ozone Hotel for a conference and could not fault any of it. I stayed in an Executive Sea View room in the original section of the hotel and it was beautiful. It was gorgeous to wake up to the sunrise over the water and the seal frolicking in the waters below. The bed was very comfortable, amazing pillows! The bathroom was lovely, with modern features and a great shower. The only thing I missed was a full length mirror and a bath (I'm used to those comforts at home, but it was not a major issue).

We had a buffet breakfast downstairs each morning, which was great and the meal for our conference dinner was beautiful.

Would definitely recommend travellers (work or leisure) to stay at this property.

Room Tip: Executive Sea View rooms are a must
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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AuroraOzoneHotel, General Manager at Aurora Ozone Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Hi Tabby Tee
We are please you had a great experience at the Aurora Ozone Hotel during your recent stay attending a conference. The location of the Hotel is fantastic with sea views and nature (seals) frolicking in the ocean below. We are proud of our newly refurbished rooms. Some of our rooms in the Apartment section do have a bath so next time you visit please ask for a room with a bath. We look forward to seeing you back on Kangaroo Island in the near future.
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Address: The Foreshore Kingscote | PO Box 96, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Kingscote
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Kingscote
Price Range: £86 - £143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aurora Ozone Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Kangaroo Island Hotel, Aurora Ozone, is located on the beautiful foreshore at Kingscote. The original section of the hotel has a Victorian façade and has amenities that blend with the refined atmosphere of old world charm. Coupled with the vibrant & attractive new accommodation section, Aurora Ozone Hotel in Kangaroo Island has been developed to international standards and has become a flagship in hospitality ... more   less 
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