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Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel

2.0 star property
Gosse hostel in national park

7.4/10 Good

25 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
1561 West End Hwy, Kangaroo Island, Gosse, SA, 5223

Guests rated this location 9.3/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • Barbecue grills
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Garden
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Reception fireplace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Terrace
Feel at home
  • BBQ(s)
  • Free self-parking
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Kangaroo Island, SA (KGC-Kingscote) - 46 min drive


  • Nicolas Baudin - 7 min drive

About this property

Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel

Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel is a great choice for a stay in Gosse. Other features include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers like the walkability.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 3 PM - 8 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff


  • 4 buildings/towers
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English

Room amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

Fees & policies


<p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>

Also known as

Flinders Chase Farm Stay Hostel Gosse
Flinders Chase Farm Stay Hostel
Flinders Chase Farm Stay Gosse
Flinders Chase Farm Stay
Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel Gosse

Frequently asked questions

Are pets allowed at Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel?
You can check in from 3 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel and nearby?
Flinders Chase Farm Stay - Hostel has a picnic area and a garden.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


2/10 Poor

Liked nothing the bathroom was like a bird watch and freezing cold. There were no facilities at all in the main room not even a kettle. Everything was in an outside Area open to the elements on one side.. we hostel stayed all around Tasmania and never had a place so deplorable.
6-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

It was a room with basic bed and outside shower and toilet. first place I have ever stayed in the world that did not have tea or coffee or kettle in the room. Probably the most expensive nights sleep. The out of room facilities were adequate, You need to take everything you need in the way of food and water as there is limited places to eat after 5 pm.
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

It was a normal farm stay rooms were clean. Didn’t meet any staff until we checked out so had to find our way around.
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

2/10 Poor

Avoid it
I came to this place around 7 PM.No one met me there. The key was pinned to a board with a note. I had trouble locating my room. It was + 10 in Celsius outside and the room was cold. It had a small heater which turned itself off every half an hour and was not enough to heat up the room. The inside temperature stayed at the same level as outside at around + 10 degrees Celsius. The private toilet actually was at the open balcony. As well as shower. So at 10 degrees Celsius you could hardly use any of those. The communal kitchen was horrible and​ dirty. It was cold and without light. The kettle I tried to boil water in was dirty and had the horrible smell. I couldn't eventually use it. The next morning I left the cold room which was visited at night by wild animals who pooped everywhere and made the toilet unusable. I stopped my payment for this accommodation on my credit card. This property should be delisted. Avoid it.
1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very clean, quiet, kitchen was well equipped, the place is amazing and surrounded by wildlife. We’ll definitely come back
1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

A great stop over close to Flinders Chase
Great farm setting, excellent shared kitchen facilities including campfire sitting area. Room was lovely and clean, unique bathroom set up with views over farmland. We stayed in a lodge room, which was pretty noisy in the morning as it is on wooden floors and people were leaving early - but other than that, a terrific place. Recommend a night walk to spot possums, wallabies and roos. Very close to Flinders Chase national park, so a great base for Western K.I.
1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I love the tranquil and peaceful atmosphere. The place is beautiful and you see and hear a lot of wildlife. The staff is very helpful.
5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The farm stay was almost like glamping. The common kitchen / dining area was camp style. Rooms were very comfortable with an "outside" enclosed bath / toilet area - which meant cold weather in the mornings. A very short drive to remarkable Rocks and Admiral arch
Darryl, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Really pleased with almost everything. Only request is for something to label food with as we lost our milk to a tour group, despite being in a different fridge to their food. And being in the bottom of the fridge door with our container of chopped salad...
2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

We got there by 6pm and found out that there is no actual reception. One pin up board where one will find room key. So there is a mobile number given in a instruction document. It was said to contact a manager if we run into amy trouble. I left some stuff in the room and went to car to get other stuff. Obviously locked the room and found on my return that i am locked out. Room key provided would not work. Called the manager, went to voicemail straight. She did not called back in 15 minutes, so i went back virtual reception area to get some help. Even though it was written on door that "private property do not disturb, this is not a reception", I knocked on the door. Nice lady answered and tried to help me open my door, didn't work. Bytheway manager didn't get back to me yet. Manager sent one of the worker to help me open the door, she could not work it out. By now it was obvious that only master key could work in this situation. So manager came after 45 minutes of my leaving a voicemail. First thing she said was, I have 2 kids unattended at home so need to get out of here quickly. She used lubricant spray still key didn't work. She said most of the rooms around are not lockable from outside, nobudy will touch my stuff. She also mentioned that just because I am from city I was putting more emphasis on door key to work. ZERO customer service. She offered me full refund if I were to leave and find other place to stay. Really!!! Take insurance first if staying here.
Sam, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review