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35 Parkers Access Track, Wattle Hill, Victoria 3237 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Wattle Hill
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Designed to create an exclusive and intimate experience, Alkina Lodge offers the discerning traveller private luxury accommodation on the Great Ocean Road. Located at Wattle Hill on the Great Ocean Road, just 20 minutes from the 12 Apostles, 30 minutes to Port Campbell and less than 3 hours from Melbourne, Alkina Lodge is close to other major attractions including the Great Ocean Walk, the Great Otway National Park, Wreck Beach, The Redwoods, Apollo Bay and Johanna Beach. You’ll find Alkina Lodge the perfect base from which to explore the dramatic scenery, sweeping beaches and ancient rainforests the Great Ocean Road is renowned for. Enjoy stunning ocean views from the master bedroom of your lodge, wake up to the sight of kangaroos feeding just outside your bedroom window, and appreciate the abundance of native birdlife, from bold laughing Kookaburras and petit Blue Wrens, to Sulphur Crested Cockatoos and cheeky Magpies. On a clear night, our signature sky windows afford spectacular vision of the Milky Way; the celestial beauty is pristine as there is no ambient city light at Alkina Lodge. Our luxury accommodation on the Great Ocean Road is like no other. Our three four-bedroom luxury lodges can accommodate from one to 24 people, and are fully self-contained and fitted with only the most luxurious of features, including a Gaggenau equipped kitchen, Bose audio, magnificent art and photography, bespoke wood fireplace, and fine European furniture. Designed by award winning architects, Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin, Alkina Lodge has been designed and built with sensitivity to the local landscape, and compliments the surrounding natural environment. The stunning use of light and space brings a touch of the outdoors inside, and with it a sense of balance and harmony – contemporary design that works with the land, not against it. Discover the art of indulgence at Alkina Lodge, luxury accommodation on the Great Ocean Road.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wine / champagne
Bicycles available
Hiking
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Wifi
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Additional bathroom
Desk
Dining area
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Radio
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, French

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40Car recommended
Grade: 40 out of 100
0Restaurantswithin 10 km
3Attractionswithin 10 km
81Reviews1Q+A14Room tips

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iglortho wrote a review Apr 2021
Melbourne, Australia105 contributions88 helpful votes
We had a fantastic stay at this luxe property. It is high end all the way. The bedrooms are fresh with the main bedroom looking out over a green patch of grass which attracts grazing kangaroos each morning and evening. The kitchen is very well decked out so you can cook up your feast. The property is close to the 12 Apostles for visiting. A few points: Maybe I missed it when booking but breakfast items are provided. I don’t think the website clearly stated this as well as the booking documents. In any case it was a nice surprise to see some great produce and items waiting for us in the fridge for breakfast! It would be great to have a guide for the property in the lodge eg local walks; how to get the mountain bikes from the manager; where to go to eat/buy food, etc. Again no biggie as everyone is so connected via the internet these days. Overall though this place is still 5 star luxury. We would return...
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Alexa wrote a review Jan 2021
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We really enjoyed our stay at Alkina lodge. The lodge was beautiful, clean and modern. The main bedroom has a beautiful view of a field where there were kangaroos in the morning and afternoon. There is also a bit of a view of the ocean in the distance but it is limited and not what I would expect from a “sea view”. The hosts were very accomodating and were kind enough to let us plug in our electric car to the mains power which was a lifesaver. I would recommend bringing food and supplies with you because there are no shops nearby (although breakfast is provided).
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Shane D wrote a review Dec 2020
Brunswick, Australia12 contributions2 helpful votes
Quite possibly one of the nicest, most modern places we've stayed along our travels. Nestled in a quiet, private locale, only a short-ish drive from civilisation. A real hidden gem. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Carolyn W wrote a review Feb 2020
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We highly recommend Alkina Lodge. The accommodations were top notch, we loved seeing the kangaroos grazing right off our back patio. We also highly recommend doing the Australian BBQ dinner. Cyndi & Jordan do an amazing job, the food was fantastic.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Alkina L, Manager at Alkina Lodge
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Hi Carolyn, Thanks So much for taking the time to leave us a review, it is greatly appreciated. It was so great to meet you and we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and of course of all our kangaroo residents who call Alkina home. Looking forward to seeing you again. All the best. Jordan and Cindy.
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Angus S wrote a review Dec 2019
Castle Donington, United Kingdom190 contributions104 helpful votes
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Fabulous place to stay on your Great Ocean Road drive. Remote but close to to the road and touching distance of the 12 Apostles in Australian terms. Accommodation is vast and very comfortable, plus Jordan and Cyndi on hand. Kangaroos on lawn, Wreck beach close by, great stay!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Alkina L, Manager at Alkina Lodge
Responded 29 Dec 2019
Dear Angus, Thank you for staying with us at Alkina Lodge, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very lucky to live in such an amazing part of Australia and very grateful that we have the opportunity to share it with our guests. Thanks again. Jordan Cindy and the Kangaroos.
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Nick S wrote a review Nov 2019
Melbourne, Australia295 contributions74 helpful votes
Very large unit with plenty of rooms! The best for families with 3 and more kids or for a company of friends. Very attractive design and well equipped kitchen. Great fireplace and barbeque area. Brilliant views!
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from Alkina L, Manager at Alkina Lodge
Responded 14 Nov 2019
Dear Nick, Thank you for taking the time to review Alkina Lodge. So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you the next time you are in the area. All the best. Jordan and Cindy.
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Snails wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Alkina Lodge is in a beautiful bush setting with some of the biggest kangaroos I've ever seen lazing on the lawn! It is peaceful, private, natural and luxurious. The open fire place is great for chilly weather, the lounge and dining area works well (and allows room for dancing!), the bathroom is spacious with everything a traveller needs, and the beds are comfortable for a great nights' sleep. Jordan and Cindy are excellent hosts, providing delicious food, local knowledge and thoughtful customer service. There is plenty to do in the area, but this is also a great place to do plenty of nothing and just relax in peace. Jordan is an excellent walking guide and this is a world-class area to explore. Highly recommend for groups of friends or families, the flexible layout of the lodges allows for any combination.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from Alkina L, Manager at Alkina Lodge
Responded 30 Oct 2019
Dear Sophie, A since thank you for your lovely review of Alkina Lodge. I very much enjoyed spending the weekend with yourself, your friends and new friends made on the trip. Cindy and myself are very lucky to live in such a beautiful part of Australia and even luckier to be able to share it with our guests. I think you really get the chance to see the best of the area by experiencing the Great Ocean Walk as you did. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you soon. All the best. Jordan and Cindy.
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Robyn F wrote a review Oct 2019
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Clean, well-appointed lodges, our room had a magnificent view over the treetops to the Ocean in the distance, kangaroos grazing outside our window and an abundance of birdlife. Jordan and Cindy are wonderful hosts with great local knowledge and really care that each of their guests has a positive experience. Fabulous food too.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: We stayed as part of a walking tour so all transfers etc were included as well as meals.
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Responded 24 Oct 2019
Dear Robyn, Thanks so much for staying with us at Alkina, it was a pleasure to spend two days with yourself and your friends. It is great to hear that you had a wonderful stay in the lodges and got to experience the great outdoors around us. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are down this way. All the best. Jordan and Cindy.
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TLTonnby wrote a review May 2019
Geneva, Switzerland12 contributions7 helpful votes
First time in Australia. First night. We arrived at sunset. 3 kangaroos waiting in front of the lodge. In the back they were 20! We slept with a view of the stars. I woke up with a kangaroo outside the window. A real home in a magical place.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Response from Alkina L, Manager at Alkina Lodge
Responded 3 May 2019
Thank you so much for your review. We are so lucky to have our mob of kangaroos to greet our guests and then entertain throughout the stay. Especially for first timers in Australia, it gives you a real 'David Attenborough' experience, minus the David! We certainly hope that the rest of you trip was just a lovely. Warmest regards, Cindy and Jordan
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fleetoffoot wrote a review Feb 2019
London316 contributions317 helpful votes
This is the most amazing place. The lodges are huge with every convenience imaginable, from washing machine, hairdryers, log fire with wood, and kangaroos on your doorstep. A group of about 14 kangaroos hung about just outside our door for several hours. The drive along the Great Ocean road was spectacular but make sure you pick up all food supplies before arriving as there are no eating out dinner options in the area. To be honest the lodge is so wonderful that eating in is wonderful. You can order pre organised hampers a minimum of seven days before your stay but we just did a shop in Lorne at a very good supermarket. Can’t recommend this place more highly!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Alkina L, Manager at Alkina Lodge
Responded 2 Mar 2019
Thank you for your kind review, we are very pleased that you had such a lovely time and that our locals (kangaroos) gave you their welcome. They are magnificent, we are very lucky that they choose to call Alkina home. We do have a fabulous kitchen in the lodges, its great that you were able to make good use if it. Should you ever find yourself back on the Great Ocean Road please look us up! Warmest regards, Cindy and Jordan
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USD 414 - USD 1,112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alkina Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Alkina Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park (6.5 km), Wreck Beach (1.2 km), and Moonlight Head/Wreck Beach (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alkina Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and self serve laundry.
Which room amenities are available at Alkina Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Alkina Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Alkina Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Alkina Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.08 km away from the centre of Wattle Hill.
Are any cleaning services offered at Alkina Lodge?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Alkina Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Does Alkina Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Alkina Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.