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This luxury Eco Lodge is in an isolated spot overlooking the Southern Ocean 1 hour drive from the airport in Kangeroo Island. The lodge provides transportation roundtrip. When you first walk into the lodge that is tucked away inconspicuously in the clifftop, you are blown...More
The problem with a TripAdvisor review is that the hotel will often respond to a negative review by suggesting that the guest is either an inexperienced traveller, overly-fussy, a liar or "forgetful" - [see KCBal and Rockyandbanjo's reviews for the same period as our visit]...More
24 Thank GrannyTakesATrip2011
Response from BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean LodgeResponded 2 December 2015
Whilst your review is naturally very disappointing to read, clearly there is nothing we can say in our response that will appease your remarks - hence it is intentionally brief.
The lodge team recall your stay - memorable for a fact you have...More
This is among the best places we have ever stayed. From the welcome at the airport from Esther and Kirrilly to the farewell from Phillippa it was perfect. The room was beautiful and the view superb - from the shower as well! It was better...More
Yes indeed. This opulent lodge compares to very few hotels in the world. Is it expensive. Depends. You pay 2000$AUD per day but you get a top of the notch very large suite. It would be the equivalent of a presidential suite in a major...More
My husband and I have stayed at another of the Baillie lodges and at several nature lodges throughout the world so were looking forward to the experience of SOL.
As other reviewers have mentioned the architecture, the furnishings and decor are very well thought out...More
3 Thank KCBal
Response from BaillieLodgesAust, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Ocean LodgeResponded 25 November 2015
Thank you for the time taken to comment on your recent experience at the lodge - also reviewed by your husband below. We were pleased to welcome you as past guest friends and honour the privilege that affords, although your stay at sister...More
Reptilian repugnance is a no-need- to-worry reality here at the lodge and its surrounding area. Aussie snakes and lizards are more of a photo shoot opportunity than a meet& greet happening. We always wear hicking boots when... More
Reptilian repugnance is a no-need- to-worry reality here at the lodge and its surrounding area. Aussie snakes and lizards are more of a photo shoot opportunity than a meet& greet happening. We always wear hicking boots when wandering in the bush and cover up in the height of summer.
The hotel staff will drill you adequately. Other than that.. enjoy to the max.