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Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment is now under new management! Dallys Griffiths is an absolute gem who will make your stay infinitely better and much more comfortable. She has thoroughly cleaned and refurbished every aspect of this wonderful place and is an Islander with a lot of knowledge and know how. You can contact her at; 0439 673 200 for any enquiries. I...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Needed a place to stay as a family, before catching Ferry in the morning next day. Husband rang to find if there was availability for a family of 7 people. Was told that there was, but would be 2 rooms. Cost of $225 if we pay cash. Upon arrival was showed rooms only to be shown 3 rooms. All bunks,...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

UNFORTUNENTLY I CANT RATE A 0. Look not only was the owner a horrible owner from the first instance, when he told off the kids for laying in the hammick. But from the get go they sharged us for 3 rooms when we only got 2 rooms for 15 PEOPLE!! HOW COULD THAT WORK?? The owner (man) was rude, laughed...

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William U, Manager at Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Firstly, I asked your children to stop using the hammock as playground equipment because they were swinging a young child so violently in it that I was afraid the child would be thrown out as happened with another child the week before. I came and saw you and explained this. Secondly, when you made your booking your credit card was...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

As promised, the YHA was visible almost immediately after stepping off the ferry. Only one woman works at reception and it's just luck if she happens to notice you arrive because she rarely just hangs out at the front desk, instead usually spending time in her room where she lives with her husband and kid. My first night I was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I stayed at the yha for 2 nights as a package deal with an island tour. I saw the reviews were not that great on here but I had a great time! The owner was there to check us in and she was really friendly. The beds were comfy and the linen clean. The kitchen is fully equipped and clean....

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived in the morning and the check in was pretty easy and the stuff was friendly. When we went to our room it was at the first view good but than we saw a lot of dust and dirt in the rooms! What we couldn't understand that you doesn't get offer some towels, even if you are staying in...

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I arrived to be told what I booked was not available and told I would be sleeping in 3 different rooms over a 5 night stay. Was put in room where 2 walls connect the kitchen and dining rooms. This was extremely noisy. The TV has also been moved into the dining room and this just adds to the noise....

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William U, Owner at Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

You booked in a dorm and were placed in a dorm. My wife told you that if another room became available she would transfer you free of charge but no room became available during your stay. There are only 8 beds available in the dorm area, not 10. If you book and pay for a dorm with share bathroom you...

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Location is great. Close to beach and Ferry. Views are nice from the room. We pre-booked and key was ready waiting for us as we reached. Room was clean and nice. On a super hot day summer night, I requested additional cooler, which was supplied immediately. The lady was kind to allow us to have extended hours for our breakfast...

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William U, Manager at Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

thanking you so...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The YHA hostel is located very close to the Penneshaw ferry terminal and therefore is a convenient location. I stayed there one night and it was easy to catch the ferry early morning the next day. The rooms are clean with comfortable beds.

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William U, Owner at Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Monita.

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Booked a double room but seemingly upgraded to a family which was quite spacious for us as a couple. A couple of sets of bunks and two singles (room 4). Would have preferred a double bed but having read other reviews. It's an ageing building and a budget price, so set your expectations accordingly. Everything we encountered was clean. Ok...

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Additional Information about Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island

Address: 33 Middle Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia (Formerly Kangaroo Island YHA)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
Price Range: ₹ 3,553 - ₹ 7,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tandarra Lodge Kangaroo Island 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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