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Southern Ocean Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

A delightful place with fantastic foot and wines, all activities included and organised for you. The only decision to make is which wine with dinner. I would highly recommend this destination to spoil yourself. The service is outstanding!

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We just returned from a 3 day visit to SOL. This is a first class lodge and we loved every minute of it: wonderful ambience, superb service, outstanding cuisine and wine ad libitum. A very relaxing, and "back to nature" experience, putting as much emphasis on whichever aspect appeals to you most. The tours are exceptionally informative, tour guides engaging...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Hands down best food of any place we've ever been. The culinary experience at this lodge is world class as is the service. This is an extremely worth while trip and is worth every penny. Yes, it's expensive, but once you're there, most everything, including the standard explorations, are included in the fare. And they deserve their top rating. Each...

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1Thank IamFarkle
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Once met at the airport on Kangaroo Island it was not possible to fault the SOL. Stayed 4 days, with every possible need included in the price. Not cheap but beautiful rooms, gormet meals and regional wines, hosted tours of the national parks South west with wildlife galore to see and all included there was truely nothing to complain about

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Thank Arthur W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

A wonderful weekend of beautiful food,wine and experiences. Would recommend 3 day interlude as a couple or with friends. The combination of local foods and wines was spectacular. The experiences they provide as part of your stay provide an insight into one of the untouched areas of Australia.

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1Thank Dinobug
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Amazing and memorable hotel. We stayed here for three nights of our honeymoon, and will remember this as the best hotel we have ever stayed at (and probably ever will!). Over the top exceptional service, the best food ever, stunning surroundings - cannot say enough good things. We stayed at Lizard Island for four nights following our stay at SOL...

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1Thank Jill S
Aussie in Sydney
Reviewed 13 October 2014

It was our 40th wedding anniversary and we decided to go for the best. We had 4 glorious nights at the Lodge. Our room was beautifully designed making maximum use of the spectacular ocean view. The lounge and dining room was also beautiflly designe and tastefully decorated with breathtakingly stunning views of the wild ocean. The wines were well chosen...

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1Thank ChloeAussieinSydney
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We arrived with high expectations and for the most part the resort and experience did deliver. The location is spectacular and as advertised (and then some). The build quality and design of the resort and rooms was very much to our liking. Having traveled to many high end resorts around the world, certain expectations do come with the pricing. Most...

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

Dear ThePrincelyTraveller, Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. It is gratifying to learn that you enjoyed the dramatic location, our signature experiences, friendly service ethos and the overall ambiance. Regarding the cuisine, the menu changes daily with courses inspired by what is freshest and best on the day. We are always happy to accommodate...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We just came back from a 2 night stay at SOL. Everything matched the reviews. Our adult daughter came with us, and we stayed in a two bedroom room. It was amazing, with plenty of space, an outdoor area to chill, and great water views from a number of rooms. Every meal was fantastic. The chef will cater for all...

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1Thank David H
Reviewed 8 September 2014

This holiday was absolutely heaven, the staff went out of their way, the accommodation was fantastic and the meals wonderful. If you only get to visit once in a lifetime, then hang the expense and visit. The views from the rooms are great, spa is worthwhile for both men and women and the all inclusive drinks means that you effectively...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $2,189 - $3,294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Southern Ocean Hotel Kangaroo Island
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“The bigger rooms with a jaccussi are great”
loriannk971, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are only 21 suites, all with similar views.”
134rick, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Your room is selected before you arrive, but can't imagine a bad one.”
CJFromNYC, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view.”
741rutan, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All 21 rooms have an outstanding ocean view.”
KentD869, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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