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Norddeutschland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been to this place 7 years ago and having enjoyed every second we decided to go there again, this time with more time and a bit more luxury so we stayed 4 nights in a remarkable. What can I tell you, even though it set me back a couple thousand € it was again worth every cent. So with...

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Winston Salem, NC
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I traveled to Australia this month January 2017, our first stop was Southern Ocean Lodge. This was recommended by our travel agent Celestial Travel in Ponte Vedra FL., Celeste had visited some years ago. This is a very very special place, 20 suites overlooking the sea. This is a very modern Lodge, quite a beautiful architectural design....

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Caringbah
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband booked the Osprey Pavillion for my 50th for 3 nights. One word - "Amazing"! From the moment we were greeted at the airport to the moment we sadly had to leave, every moment was so memorable. Staff were fantastic, food was so delicious and the activities organised for us were so enjoyable from visiting the seals to having...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Expensive? Yes. Worth it? Totally. Take your loved one and spend a few days at that beautiful lodge, surrounded by attentive staff and the most beautiful sights and things to do that nature has to offer. We spent three days here and regret not having stayed longer, there is so much to see and enjoy. We took the car over...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Resort is on the quite end of Kangaroo Island with great views of the ocean and wildlife. Rooms are very well appointed with large beds, lounges indoors and out and a very large bathroom. Canapés and cocktails every night is a great way to start the evening. We asked for Negroi's and were presented with a very nice barrel aged...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This lodge sets a new standard for me in luxury accommodation. The Southern Ocean lodge has a simple formula; do everything as perfectly as possible. Meals are included and there is an open bar policy for an outstanding array of wines as well as spirits. If you wish to indulge in some higher end alcoholic offering, such as a Penfolds...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Without the noises associated with the work being undertaken, the Southern Ocean Lodge would easily get 5 stars. It is a stunning location, the staff are very friendly and the food is fantastic. The biggest issue was paying full price for one of the most expensive places to stay in Australia and not being able to have a lunchtime snooze/relax...

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

Dear Brad M, Thank you for your review which kindly highlights all the elements you enjoyed from the warm service and high quality cuisine to the beauty of the surrounds. That your experience was marred by some less-than-ambient sounds is sincerely regrettable; we agree closure to undertake maintenance is the ideal scenario, however, the new timber safety rail in Reception...

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 16 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here for three nights in December. We were blown away by the lodge and cannot recommend it highly enough. This was our first trip to Australia, so Kangaroo Island offered the opportunity to see Australian wild life that we didn't have in the states - a top priority for our visit in Oz. First -...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Perched atop a cliff with the Southern Ocean pounding below, the modern architecture of the Lodge is striking. Panoramic views from floor to ceiling windows, are magnificent. Our room had a King sized bed with a glass walled bathroom and was decorated in muted neutral tones - it was breathtakingly beautiful yet soothing and serene at the same time. The...

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2Thank westcoastcat
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you want to blow the cobwebs out of your hair, this is the place to do it. The beautifully designed Lodge allows you to watch with a magnificent view, the Antarctica southern rollers from the lounge, dining room or suite, then take an excursion for day or night wildlife and finally walk up to a pod of 50 seals...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $1,886 - $2,407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Southern Ocean Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“All Suites are absolutely beautiful and have amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles alecmacec, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Osprey room if you saved your pennies”
 of 5 bubbles BrettOnTheRoad, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great. for those with mobility issues - request a room closer to the amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles UrbanMusings, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“suite near lounge area if you are mature”
 of 5 bubbles drowenh, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are terrific”
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