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Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love this place. From the moment you enter the property you feel relaxed. It's picturesque views and outback sounds are to die for. The cabin is more than comfortable, it's homely, clean and no expense has been spared on the fixtures and fittings. Owners Kathy and Graeme are very accommodating and will bend over backwards to make your stay... More 

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Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The house itself is well equipped and comfortable. The hosts have made a great effort for this property to be as sustainable and eco as possible, which I commend. Local wildlife was abundant (so be careful when driving at night!) and the serenity a great break from 'city life'. We chose this venue based on proximity to KI highlights and... More 

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Arrived and let ourselves in. Lovely spacious cabin. Graham arrived later to say hi. Some confusion over the breakfast we had ordered but he arrived back later with a basket of goodies for us. We enjoyed walking to the river (creek) and watching the wildlife. Saw several koalas at the back of the cabin. We used the fire the first... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We spent 2 nights here last week taking two friends from Malaysia along with us. There are 2 bedrooms - one with queen bed and the other with twin beds and sofas in the lounge that convert to beds if needed. For 4 adults it was a perfect fit. Our friends especially loved the 3 kangaroos that came to our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is the perfect place to stay for a great experience on Kangaroo Island. Kathy and Graeme are such a lovely couple who welcomed me and my friend Christine with open arms! We feel very lucky to have met them. They invited us to feed the kangaroos that you can see everywhere around the area - they came right up... More 

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Epsom, Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I'm still overwhelmed by the welcome we had at the Homestead. We stayed in Cathy and Graeme's own cabin on a B&B basis rather than the self-catering cabin. Location was perfect - very central for visiting everything on the Island. Our hosts could not have been friendlier and we feel very privileged to have been able to share this piece... More 

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South Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The cabin is less than 10km from Parndana and conveniently located in central Kangaroo Island. The property is a couple of kilometres off Gregors Road, providing a remote and secluded location. When we arrived at the cabin, my first thought was how perfect it would be for children (in particular) as there is so much space. The wildlife that visit... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We spent a week here and could have stayed forever. Sit by the fireplace and watch the resident wallabies, kangaroos, echidnas and even Kestrel. Our hosts Graeme and Kathy were helpful and welcoming. The homestead is secluded and perfectly positioned to visit all the wonderful island attractions. What a wonderful holiday.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We chose Eleanor River as it was centrally located on Kangaroo Island and for the wildlife too - we were not disappointed! We only wish we could stay longer!! We had 5 days but I think you need more to immerse yourself in the beauty at staying at Eleanor River Homestead and Kangaroo Island! We really enjoyed feeding the kangaroo's,... More 

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Adelaide
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was our first visit to KI despite living in Adelaide for over 10 years. We chose Eleanor Homestead for location and on the back of other positive reviews. What a great choice it was. The accommodation is fantastic and the location beautiful. Centrally located on the island it is also very handy to all the natural attractions the KI... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pristine Kangaroo Island Accommodation. After a days touring on Kangaroo Island drive down a 3km private road to The Mary Ellen, a luxurious yet warm and cosy 2 bedroom, rustic log cabin nestled in a magnificent bushland setting. Eleanor River Homestead is a 250 acre property located amongst rolling hills and valleys on the banks of the Eleanor River offering the best Self Contained accommodation on Kangaroo Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island

Address: 563a Gregors Rd, Seddon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Seddon
Price Range: $157 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island 4*
Number of rooms: 1
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