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Kangaroo Island Seafront

49 North Tce, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222 Australia
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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
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Free parking
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Dennis K wrote a review Feb 2021
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Spacious room with ocean view. Room was clean as promised. Greeted by a friendly staff when we arrived. Staff delivered when requested. Breakfast was always on time and of high quality. Definitely recommend it.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
TheLinstroms wrote a review Feb 2021
Newcastle, Australia22 contributions4 helpful votes
We enjoyed our Glamping stay very much. The views over the water were lovely and inside the tent was very cute & had all we needed. A wonderful experience.The breakfasts were massive and very filling indeed.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Russell D wrote a review Dec 2020
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Has 4 stars; in reality not even 1. Was travelling a very expensive package deal. Not worth it. Dirty room and bathroom, terrible collapsed mattresses, ceiling fan only worked on 1 speed. The included breakfast was cheap, nasty and rubbish (packet of cereal and packet milk on table, scrambled eggs tasteless and like rubber, nothing to cater for an International tourist). No housekeeping during our stay; had to ask for clean towels, and make up room and do housekeeping ourselves. An old hotel, not even trying to do better. Just don't bother.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
anne wrote a review Dec 2020
Adelaide, Australia57 contributions6 helpful votes
Would probably rate property a 3 star. There are no frills. The positives. Bed was comfy. The room spacious with a balcony and sea view. No noise issues. The negatives. Had to cart heavy luggage up a flight of stairs. Shower pressure in the bathroom struggled under demand in the morning, fluctuating between hot and cold. Unable to fit the electric jug under the water tap in the bathroom. Crockery, glassware in room very basic. The breakfast was adequate with hot and cold choices. On the night of our stay, there was a black-out. A tea candle and a box of matches supplied. Thankfully power was restored before having to rely on the same, as it would have been quite inadequate. Staff were neither friendly or unfriendly. OK If just wanting a place to sleep, but nothing special.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Chris M wrote a review Dec 2020
Canberra, Australia173 contributions109 helpful votes
We bought a four day Luxury Escape Glamping experience hosted by Seafront hotel. The tent was awesome! Nicely appointed with a very comfortable Queen size bed, beautiful new ensuite and small practical kitchen albeit no microwave. The Glamp included WiFi, smart TV, air conditioning (a must for us) and fridge. The views over the water were partially obscured but still okay whilst sitting on the verandah, which was great for the afternoon beer and wine! The breakfast that came with the package was beautiful- elementary but a typical big English style with hot tea /coffee, juice and cereal for those that want it. all of the staff were professional and diligent, friendly and courteous. The Glamping is done offsite from the main hotel so it’s nice and quiet and there is ample room for parking. It could use a mow and a bit more bush land care though to maximise the setting and the views. The cons were (1) that our first night it was extremely windy and we thought the tent was going to blow away... but it’s obviously built for this seaside environment and easily withstood the onslaught. It was however a tent. The flapping made it near impossible to sleep but thank goodness we had brought ear plugs. (2) the sheets aren’t fitted which was maddening... they kept creeping around the bed which was very annoying. (3) Netflix on the TV was jammed to a particular email so we couldn’t sign in albeit we bought iPads downloaded with our favourites so it wasn’t a biggie for us (4) the tent wasn’t serviced apparently due to COVID restrictions. We were able to get fresh towels each day. Overall, we had a great experience. It’s something we always wanted to try and would do it again. Come prepared with earplugs and downloaded movies just in case.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kangaroo Island Seafront
Which popular attractions are close to Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Nearby attractions include Penneshaw Penguin Centre (0.3 km), Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail (0.5 km), and Lashmar Conservation Park (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sunset Food and Wine, Fat Beagle Coffee Shop, and Millie Mae's Pantry.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Kangaroo Island Seafront?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Frenchman's Rock Penneshaw (0.4 km) and Frenchman's Rock (0.4 km).
Does Kangaroo Island Seafront have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.