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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed at SOL for the second half of our anniversary trip. We enjoyed the amazing views, fantastic scenery and wildlife, brilliant local food and (generally) brilliant wine (each to their own!) and superb service from the staff team. We found it very easy to develop rapport with the staff, found them friendly and knowledgable. We particularly want to compliment...

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wyong
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This was the best resort/lodge I have ever experienced...perfectly organised from booking to departure. 4 night stay in a beautifully fitted room...with all the extras you would ever need. The food was fantastic and available to suit your dietary needs. the staff were exemplary, no backpackers here, just fully trained to silver service standard which was not applied as the...

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3Thank john_dWyong
Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 3 January 2015

SOL was the first stop on our Australian adventure and WOW did they set the bar high. The staff was very kind and friendly and made our stay lovely. We traveled with our 10 and 12 year old and they cannot wait to return to this property.

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3Thank Lisa F
Bottmingen
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Southern Ocean Lodge is a wonderful place to spend great holidays. The rooms are very spacious and luxurious. The sea views from there are really great. The staff is very friendly, kind, helpful and humurous. We were picked up from the Hotel staff at the Airport and immediately we received water and towels. Kangaroo Island is a nature paradise and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Absolutely amazing!!! We had high expectations when we came to SOL and they didn't let us down! Everything was to perfection. Food, Bar, Rooms, views and service were brilliant!! I have seen another review where they were critical of the consistency, however that was the most remarkable to us. While staff don't stay for long periods because of the isolation,...

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2Thank bf1952
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 11 December 2014

My wife and I stayed at the SOL in late Nov '14 for 6 nights. We were traveling with another couple and we were both upgraded to the Remarkable Suites. We have been fortunate to have experienced several $2,000 a night resorts, so we have a sense for where the bar is and what to expect (and not). My expectations...

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BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Blg123, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Southern Ocean Lodge. We’re delighted that you and your friends chose to stay for six nights on Kangaroo Island to allow a more thorough experience of this amazing destination, and also that you enjoyed our premium Remarkable Suites. We're pleased you did meet Yen our Assistant Lodge Manager,...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2014

The vista is amazing. The staff incredibly helpful and friendly. The food first class and they are very happy to cater to dietary needs and allergies. The wine cellar is very good. What's not to like?!

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The Southern Ocean Lodge is a wonderful property with quite simply stunning views of the ocean. It is discreetly built into the hillside with all the rooms along side each other, meaning that one gets quite an exercise if one lives at the farther end. The rooms are comfortable, large and all with an indoor and outdoor sitting group so...

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1Thank Ptm27
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Enjoyed 4 nights at this wonderful lodge. Had high expectations given the comments read on TripAdvisor prior to our arrival and the remarks made by other hotel employees in Australia when they asked where else we are going. Southern Ocean Lodge delivers. From the time we were picked up and brought to the Lodge to the time we were dropped...

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3Thank Joefish925
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We were beautifully looked after from the minute we arrived. Greeted at the drive, cases taken off to the room and us ushered into the most amazing room and view and across to lunch- a nice surprise. We then had a friendly meeting to discuss how the lodge facilities and activities worked and our options. The rooms are spectacular, and...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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: $1,872 - $2,415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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