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LifeTime Private Retreats

4.5 of 5 Villa   |   Rsd 26 North Coast Rd | Kangaroo Island, Kangaroo Island, South Australia SA5223, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 4-day stay at the Cliff House. It is the perfect place to just RELAX! As others have also reported, the house was prepared for our arrival with an immaculate attention to detail - it really took our breath away to arrive to at this beautiful house with music playing, the heater running so the house was... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had the opportunity to stay in brand new Sheoaks house as the very first visitors. Our stay was beyond our expectations, the ocean view from the house was spectacular and the equipment and attention to detail in the house was amazing!! The place was warm with relaxing music playing from the iPod as soon as we arrived. We took... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We recently had a wonderful stay at the Sky House. We arrived to heated floor, the fireplace stacked, music playing, complimentary figs from the orchard and a note wishing us a good stay from the owner. The service was so thoughtful. We were blown away by the beauty of the Sky House and the view. We had a wonderful clear... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Cliff House is tucked in at one end of the cliff at Snellings Beach and it is just an amazing location! We really enjoyed going for a run and swim in the mornings, to finish in the hot tub on top of the cliff! The King Bed Tower Room is great, but is only the size of the bed and... More

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Nickhannaford, Owner at LifeTime Private Retreats, responded to this review

AntinOz thanks for your comments and feedback. As our premium house, it’s very important to us that everything is perfect & exceeds expectations so since your review we have restocked the kitchen utensils & added more choice to the sauces and condiments in the house. In addition we have started a new reservation system that provides more details and correspondence... More

Alexandra Headland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Last weekend my hard working son and daughter in law, our 2 year old grandson , my husband and myself made the trek from Adelaide to the Settlers homestead ( also known as the stone house) at Snelling Beach, Kangaroo Island. We were rewarded with a magic two night stay at this gorgeous retreat. We travelled taking with us all... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Great Location and perfect setting for a 70th birthday Everything that you would need for a weekend away was there and attention to detail was 10/10 Had a couple of small problems that were sorted within minutes Would definitely come back

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Sydney, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We stayed, with another couple, for four wonderful days at this lovely cottage within a stone's throw of the beach. As the bedrooms (3) were similar in size, and all with en suite, this was a much better choice than the other properties, although without the view (and steep climb up from the beach). Perry, the English manager was on... More

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Nickhannaford, Owner at LifeTime Private Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback on our Settlers Cottage. Since your stay we have started the process to fit a door to the master bedroom and hope to have that in place over the next few weeks. We can also see your point with storage. Although we are limited with space, we will be purchasing suitcase racks so at the least... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

My wife and I married during the christmas period. Needless to say the extended parties over this period was numerous. Lifetime Private Retreats was just what the doctor ordered. We stayed at the Sky House, apon driving down the drive way our breaths were taken away with the north coast view of Kangaroo Is (KI). The house is a type... More

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Rueil-Malmaison, France
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

we had spent 2 days in the cliff house with a stunning view , amazing beach and excellent food . Thanks a lot again to rachel and sacha who have made the stay fantastic . We were in family and really enjoyed everything. One big regret not to have spent more time in this place.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Spent 4 nights in the "SkyHouse" for my wife's birthday along with our 6 month old son. Very positive experience all around. Perry (the GM) was really helpful prior to and at our arrival. The house itself benefits from absolutely stunning views and was stocked with games, paint set, telescope as well as a record player with a super eclectic... More

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Address: Rsd 26 North Coast Rd | Kangaroo Island, Kangaroo Island, South Australia SA5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — LifeTime Private Retreats 4.5*
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