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Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Very basic clean comfortable reasonably priced hotel. Our room had a nice ocean view. This was part of our two day Island tour so we arrived late and left early. The staff were most kind to open the breakfast area half and hour early so we could eat before getting on the bus. Breakfast was a very basic prepare it... More 

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Perth, Australia
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87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We booked in for the nice seafront views, however with so much to do on the island, we didn't spend much time in the room. There is no lift, however the reception is happy to lug the suitcase upstairs. The room is nice enough, the kettle is quite dirty on the inside. They don't provide instructions about the housekeeping, so... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We stayed here for two nights as part of a package we did on the Island. Ferry drop off right at your front door which allowed us to settle in straight away without too much driving after our early flight. Location & amenities are within walking distance for shops, restaurants etc. We had a front room on the road with... More 

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Griffith, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

we stayed at this lovely hotel for 1 night. spacious room with very comfortable beds. staff were very helpful and breakfast was very nice while taking in the ocean view from the dining room. dinner at the nearby Penneshaw hotel was delicious.

Thank wisteria19
Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We were able enjoy the views from the balcony during the day and the moonlight nights! The room was spacious and well appointed. The nearby hotel provided us with hearty meals in the evenings. All of the Staff were very friendly and helpful. We will be pleased to stay there in the future. Charlie and Barb from WA

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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

This hotel was fantastic, lovely Seafront room with great views from the balcony. Spacious room and very clean. Staff were friendly. Enjoyed our 2 night stay very much. Breakfast was included and had great views from the breakfast room

Thank Julee H
Nashville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We stayed two nights in Garden Villa 20 which is closest to the pool. We loved our tropical little cabin and the extra space the villa afforded. We did have trouble with the air conditioning not working reliably, but after giving it a firm smack it would usually start up again. The screen doors were great for letting in fresh... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We stayed a night at the Penneshaw hotel and were very pleasantly surprised. Just up the hill from the Sealink Ferry Terminal, the view from our room, overlooking the water, was just beautiful. The bed was comfortable, and the bathroom, while not glamorous, was very functional. Staff at the hotel were friendly and helpful. We appreciated being in a small... More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in a garden villa. When we came our room was filled with mosquitos. The fan in the bathroom was extremly noisy. It was advertised to have a spa, but when we asked reception she said no, like we would be stupid to even ask. The tennis court that was also advertised was half a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in this motel. The good points - our room faces the ocean and the motel is up the room from the ferry terminal. The bad points far outweigh the good - the air conditioning did not cool the room and it was so loud we had to turn it off. We tried the ceiling fan but... More 

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seafront49, Manager at Kangaroo Island Seafront, responded to this review

Dear Tweedie888, I regret that your stay was less than satisfactory. We apologize for the inconvenience. For us, having our amenities working correctly are a priority as we would like our hotel to be comfortable for our guests. Once again, we are sorry for the issues. We thank you for the feedback that will help us in improving our service... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seafront is perfectly situated in Penneshaw - Gateway to Kangaroo Island, and overlooks the magnificent Backstairs Passage. Kangaroo Island is totally unspoilt with white beaches, stunning coastlines and home to an abundance of wildlife. If you're looking for four-star accommodation in an idyllic setting, this is surely the place, located on the Esplanade just 500 metres from the Sealink Ferry Terminal. The Kangaroo Island Seafront has 16 rooms and 12 Villas.....Choose from the 4star Sea Front Rooms with spectacular views and private balcony, 4star Sorrento's rooms located upstairs in the original guest building or the sanctuary of our Deluxe Villas. Bringing the family? Why not stay in one of our 1, 2 or 3 bedroom Villas. FREE WiFi for all our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Seafront

Address: 49 North Tce, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
Price Range: $156 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kangaroo Island Seafront 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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