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Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed here one night and although there are 2 cottages, we were the only guests at the time. So at night, without the internet, no tv or radio and complete blackness outside, it was very different. The cottage has everything needed for self contained and was very clean. If you choose to stay, have all supplies needed for...

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Echuca, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting lighthouse with a great history and the tour is well worth the trip out to it. Dale, our tour guide, was brilliant. If you are staying on Kangaroo island for a few days , consider purchasing the SA National Parks pass, it may seem a lot but will save you money in the long run if doing all...

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sydney
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I have given these cottages three star after staying at The Cape Du Couedic Cottages too. We experienced winds of 120 km / hr at Cape Willoughby. No sleep thought we would be blown away. That said the cottages are not as sturdy as the Cape du Couedic light house keepers cottages but comfortable and well equiped for a short...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in the Thomas Cottage - fantastic as a base for the east end of the island - great coffee and reasonably priced food at Zest and Thyme a stroll away. They did a takeaway curry for us for dinner too which was yummy. Best part was strolling the lighthouse grounds at dawn and dusk - not...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was the first time in our lives we have stayed in a lighthouse keepers cottage. What a wonderful experience. The views, the isolation, the peace, the wildlife, the comfort of the cottage. Just an awesome life experience. Fully equipped kitchen. 30mins drive to nearest town of Penneshaw for groceries. Awesome cafe "Zest and Thyme" 2 mins walk from cottage...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The night before we were due to go to KI my daughter went into premature labour and had a stillborn son she also nearly died from loss of blood I understand that this is a business and I totally get keeping some money but they wouldn't refund anything I'm sure its a lovely spot and we would of enjoyed it...

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Thank smith6262016
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had a wonderful stay here with a cottage (Seymour) all to ourselves (just the two of us, although it sleeps eight or so). Exciting location, original cottages well-furnished and well-appointed, plenty of spare blankets! Also took the lighthouse tour while we were here. Highly recommended for a remote adventure away from usual hotel accommodation. Also a café next door (open...

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Riga, Valmiera
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We did not expected this to be so nice and comfortable. Totally enjoyed our time here. This is a wonderful place with its own very special feeling. Thank you very much! We loved it here. 100% recommendations.

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We regretted only booking for one night at this beautiful spot. The cottage is spacious and well appointed with everything you need (except byo food and drinks). Lots of beds make it a great place to stay with friends or family. Hard to beat walking out the door to great cliff walks and awesome views.

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Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I cannot recommend this place more. We only wish we had booked more nights. Time stops and you can put you feet up relax and enjoy good family time. Plenty on room and facilities to allow a comfortable stay

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy spectacular sunrises, listen to the waves crashing onto the nearby cliffs and catch a glimpse of a Sea Eagle whilst staying in one of two beautifully restored five bedroom Heritage listed Lighthouse Keepers Cottage at stunning Cape Willoughby on Kangaroo Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation

Address: 2708 Cape Willoughby Road | Kangaroo Island, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
Price Range: €158 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose Seymour Cottage, which is the end cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles ChanIrene2014, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Seymour has a beautiful view from the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielBlucher, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Remember to bring all of your food with you as the nearest shop is a long drive away.”
 of 5 bubbles 820katiew, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Check road conditions before traveling. I had read many reviews saying that KI was easy without a 4-wheel drive, but we had a minivan and the recent storms made several of the unsealed roads tough. Locals were always helpful in sharing information.”
  • Sunrise at Cape Willoughby
 of 5 bubbles HappyTrails62, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Seymour cottage may have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Thornbird3, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
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