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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

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Wellington
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed our kangaroo steaks in the restaurant. We did not stay here, staying nearby and taking advantage of the restaurant in the hotel. We were welcomed and enjoyed our evening, the venue has great atmosphere

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Melbourne
Reviewed 21 April 2013

The retreat is in a great location for exploring the island and its amazing features and wildlife. We found the accommodation easily as it was well sign posted. The entrance is welcoming and the staff friendly. Our first room (no.15) was a little dated and tired and there was a really odd smell in the room. I took my chance...

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1Thank HelenandMatt12
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 22 March 2013

This is a wonderful retreat with a fantastic location, we have just spent three nights in a Courtyard suite. The room was spatious, clean and nice with wallabys jumping on the porch. The restaurant is good, maybe a little pricy, but hey, you are having excellent meals in the middle of the wilderness! The location close to Flinder's national park...

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2Thank Ulf L
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Our courtyard room was adequate, clean and comfortable. Some water pump motor noises during the night but this to be expected as the retreat relies on rainwater tanks. The food at the restaurant was superb and the Kangaroo Island crayfish (marron) outstanding. The special thing was that most of the food and all the wines were local. All visitors should...

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2Thank Ian P
Bay Area, California
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Eco lodge was very poor rough accommodation. Very high price for what you get. Shower was moldy. Room was cold. Window was high off the ground so could not see outside unless you were standing up. We had a look at the rooms with a balcony but they were not much better. No real view anywhere to speak of. Wi...

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MLDH36D
Reviewed 4 March 2013

We loved our time on Kangaroo Island. But we were a little bit disappointed with our stay here. Our room was very basic. The restaurant was expensive but it was good to try the local produce, and it was good quality. We were on a tight schedule and were only in the place for 1 night. There isn't really much...

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Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2013

i got the spa suit and all night the air con was broken making terrible noise's and dripping water all over the place the missus and i didn't get any sleep all night and when i complained i couldn't even get a simple apology for our inconvenience it's a very nice place with some very good people but they need...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2013

In spite of the promises made when 7 rooms (5 lodge and 2 apartments) were booked, that all rooms would have both a TV & fridge, many did not, even after changing rooms a number of times, they still could not deliver on their promise. Chairs for the breakfast bar in the lodge rooms were notable by their partial or...

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London
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Wilderness Lodge, having booked a Courtyard room with a nice terrace overlooking the lovely courtyard. The rooms are simple...like a 3-star US motel chain, and the bathroom did exude an odd smell (not sewage, just odd). the price was not cheap...but the high A$ has made Australia a not terribly great value-for-money destination. After...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We stayed for two nights in this hotel, our room was really less than basic, (substandard) no TV and the cover bed was old and stinky. It even had some spots on it! Des gusting! The only only positive thing is that this hotel is really close the Flinders national park and other sites. We did the Koala Walk and...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated adjacent Flinders Chase National Park a unique mix of eco-friendly facilities, local food and wine and located in the middle of the forrest provide an unforgettable wilderness experience. The idyllic location provides the perfect base for discovering the splendor of Kangaroo Island's natural wonders before returning to the tranquillity of the retreat to enjoy comfortable accommodation in the company of friendly native animals and an amazing array of birdlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

Address: Lot 1 South Coast Road, Flinders Chase, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Flinders Chase
Price Range: $150 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Hotel Flinders Chase
Hotel Kangaroo Island
Wilderness Retreat Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Australia
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“Choose a room with a porch -- they're bigger and have a view of the wildlife.”
Alexandrasmom817, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a room on the courtyard. Makes it easy to sit on your deck/porch and watch the animals in the evening.”
TravellBuddies, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1and 2 are close to the reception and you could get the Wifi in your room”
TheTrick70, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay more for a nicer room, the eco-lodge rooms are very tired”
Nixxypies, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“need more lights”
lizar955, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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