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Kingscote, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay at Wanderers Rest , but 7 of us recently had dinner there & realised another hidden treasure here on kangaroo island Being locals we were extremely surprised & totatally satisfied with our first dining experience here. The staff were so accomodating , without hovering, the Meal was delicious , and the atmosphere was lovely. Would totally... More 

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Parndana, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to stay at this lovely property last week.We are actually islanders so rarely get to enjoy whats in our own back yard. This hotel is not 5 star, but it doesn't pretend to be. Its a good, reasonably priced hotel. And when I say Hotel I use the term lightly! It only has 8 rooms! Kim,... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners were wonderful, kind and friendly. The room itself was nothing exceptional, but it was clean and well stocked. The balcony had a great view over the bay, but the weather was cool during our stay so we didn't get much chance to sit and enjoy the view. Wifi was available in the lounge area but not the room.... More 

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed just one night in this beautiful rest, the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, the owner really helpful and friendly, the room there are all the amenities, enjoys a breathtaking view. to try ,really .

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TOWNSVILLE AUSTRALIA
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I want to begin by saying I didn't stay here, but had lunch here with a friend. On the way to the Deck (a cafe on the American River wharf) we suddenly decided to turn right up the hill to Wanderer's Rest. It's a steep climb if you're on foot but we weren't, and if we had been it would... More 

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Helensburgh, Australia
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Reviewed 23 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... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
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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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Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 10 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... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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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... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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3 reviews
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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €160 - €187 (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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“All rooms have equal views”
 of 5 bubbles kangaroo1026952, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“tutte le stanza dispongono di letti king size , balcone e bagno spazioso , c'è l'imbarazzo della scelta”
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“I only know about the restaurant!”
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