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Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Helensburgh, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Steve and Kim were perfect hosts with a friendly smile and helpful local hints and recommendations. Units were well sized, clean and comfortable and we loved the view from the private balcony over American River. Perfect to enjoy sunrise amongst the birds. Restaurant was available if you didn't want to travel with a good range of local produce. Loved our...

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wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Wanderers Rest is situated on top of a hill so every room and the restaurant has a view,its located at American River which is a good base to travel the island. we can point you in the right direction so you get to see all that is to see here on .k.i

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A friend and I needed a couple of days "down time". The Wanderers Rest was fantastic. Lovely comfortable, clean rooms with amazing views. A restaurant that does THE best food. Cooked breakfasts and amazing dinners. The owners and hosts were very kind and friendly and had lots of information about places to visit within our time frame.

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thank you for your review,so that others can also enjoy their stay here at wanderers rest

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We went to dinner on Saturday night at the Glossy Black Restaurant at Wanderers Rest. We had a great time. Kim, Steve and Carrie are great hosts. We have been before and each time it gets better. We had the soft shell crab, South Australian prawns and grilled LOCAL King George Whiting with sweet potato chips and LOCAL wines. The...

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wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it helps others to now what we are all about.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Apon arrival to Kangaroo Island my family and I were met by Steve at the airport to drive us to our accommodations. He and his wife Kim made our stay at "Wanderers Rest" truly enjoyable. They were very warm and friendly, and did everything to make our trip one to remember. And the food was absolutely amazing... Among the best...

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For a traveller to say the best in Australia, is a fantastic compliment for us Thank you.

Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Kim & Steve were very accommodating hosts. We had a lovely stay at Easter. Our cooked breakfast was an unexpected treat with a wide range to choose from. We had wonderful view from our window during the day with a large gum tree illuminated up at night. My wife still talks about the tree at night.

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The big gum tree that lights up at night is a sight to see, we have often the big koala who likes to settle there sometimes!

North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

As a family of 5 visiting from Sydney, we were searching for a place to have breakkie whilst on Kangaroo Island... The Glossy Black restaurant was the only place open at 8am for breakfast. We had a delicious omelette, cooked to order, as well as a buffet to choose from. The service was great, with a friendly couple. We loved...

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Thank you for your comment. We always welcome people to wanderers rest and our glossy black restaurant, if there is something you would like and its not on tne menu we try hard to find it.carrie in the kitchen is fabulous at filling everone up with her great cooking! Always changing the specials board.. glad everyone is enjoying the food...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Wanderers Rest last week. The owners Steve and Kim could not have been nicer or more accommodating. Our room was homey and provided a view of the American River from the deck. Our package included dinner and breakfast. Even if you don't stay at the inn, you should go eat at the restaurant. The shrimp...

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wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Thats what its all about ..taking care of people so that they have a great holiday to remember on kangaroo island and staying with us at Wanderers Rest! We love to meet people from all over the world. A little bit of personalised service goes a long way.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Kim and Steve were exceptional, friendly hosts and could not do enough for us. This place is very popular with foreign tourists so you will need to book well in advance as there are only 9 rooms. Although the building complex is older, it is charming and rooms are scrupulously clean and comfortable. We had a fabulous view from our...

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wanderersrest, Owner at Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, there is something for everybody in American river k.I. we just try to make your stay something to remember.

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Kim and Steve have only been running Wanderers Rest for just over 12 months, but they have got it down to a fine art. The welcome they gave us and the hospitality was first class. The accommodation was very comfortable and amazing views from our balcony. The seafood platter is amazing, order the day before you will not be disappointed.

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We have now been here at wanderers rest now nearly two years we have met some awesome people who have just simply enjoyed being taken care of!i must agree the seafood platter tht comes out of our kitchen proffesionally prepared by Carrie is a must!

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Wanderest Rest is a really lovely bed and breakfast with a stunning view on the American River, surrounded by nature. Professionally managed, with family spirit. A charming attention to detail in all areas of the bed and breakfast. The food is delicious and served in a dining room overlooking the river, lit with candles. The rooms have a beautiful view...

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we do have great views accross eastern cove, the view never lets anyone down!

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Additional Information about Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island

Address: Lot 2, Bayview Road | American River, American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > American River
Price Range: $148 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wanderers Rest of Kangaroo Island 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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