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Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge

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Kangaroo Island, one of Australia's great wilderness destinations, is best known for its magnificent coastal views, unique landscapes, uncrowded beaches and fascinating wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, Australian sea-lions, New Zealand fur seals and Little penguins. Kangaroo Island is a place of natural beauty and a place to escape. Kangaroo Island Lodge is situated on the banks of Eastern Cove in American River, with all rooms perfectly perched offering exceptional water views over the bay. Amid lush coastal vegetation, Kangaroo Island Lodge blends in with its natural surroundings. There is no better place to unwind and to enjoy the peace and tranquility. The seclusion of this area allows for the abundance of wildlife to roam free. Tammar wallabies, brush tailed possums, black swans, Cape Barren geese, Australian pelicans and the rare and endangered glossy black cockatoos can all be found in here. The outer bay of Eastern Cove offers excellent sailing and fishing in protected waters. The Kangaroo Island oyster industry is also located in American River, with the Oyster Shed located just down the road from the Kangaroo Island Lodge. If you are a keen walker, there are two main walking tracks, the Independence Trail and the Fish Cannery walk. Both walks meander through the natural coastal scrub where numerous species of wildlife and birdlife can be seen. So why not come and escape to the Kangaroo Island Lodge?
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Spent one night before returning to the mainland and that was enough! Typical dated hotel which badly needs updating and modernisation. Rooms inside are good and standard motel style. Bathroom poor and very old. Door lock difficult to use and air conditioning noisy and not very
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We were totally delighted by the attentiveness of the staff both at the front desk and in the restaurant. The actual hotel is rather tired. Our room, though clean and recently painted, felt as though it had been built in 1956 by a Howard Johnson Motel architect who loved
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We were on Kangaroo Island for a two day Sealink tour. The Mercure was our chosen hotel having stayed at many Mercure hotels worldwide. We were so pleased with our choice that we would like to return to visit here for more nights when we visit Australia again. The rooms
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Response from James B, General Manager at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Simon Y, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge. WOW what a great rating, we are so pleased to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay. It is a challenge travelling with young children and our team were more than happy to assist in looking after your child whilst you had dinner. We look forward to welcome you back o your return visit. Regards Guy
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We had a very comfortable room looking over American River. There is nothing pretentious about this hotel, but it exceeded our expectations. Very good food and bar. Location a few minutes off the "main drag" but between the 2 main villages on the island, which made it a good
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Response from James B, General Manager at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Derek P, Thank you for your excellent review and rating. Great to read that you enjoyed the bar and restaurant. We hope you left Kangaroo Island with fond memories. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Regards Guy
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Room are the cleanest ande the bed are the Best in hole australia on our long holliday. We have before this hotel trawelled in Sails in the Desert, Uluru, and other fine hotels i Adelaide and Darwin, but this hotel - Mercure kangaroo Lodge are the Best.
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Response from James B, General Manager at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you so much for your excellent rating and review. It was very pleasing to read that you found our Hotel to be the best amongst all the Hotel you have stayed in during your travels. I have passed on your comments to all of our team. I hope you return home with found memories of your stay at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge. Regards Guy
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View from room 36 overlooking the inlet.
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Hi, It's a friendly place with a nice pool and a nice restaurant. You can see only a little the see, since there is a row of trees covering the sight more or less. Anyway, Kangaroo island is amazing. Have fun!
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You should ask to the reception they are very nice and they will surely help you I was with an organized tour from Adelaide
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"We had room 15 with partial views of American River across the street."
"Rooms are very clean, and beds are very good. We are very discerning withings hotels, and we are happy to use this hotel againe."
"The 'studio' rooms have nice waterfront views"
"Ask for a waterside view!"
"Ocean view Room!!"
US$95 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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