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Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast

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Salisbury North, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eveerything laid on only dinner to cater for. John and Nell are really lovely friendly people and we will definately stay there again it was so relaxing they even had a great supply of DVDs . It was totally private and the gardens are beautiful. I would recommend it to anyone. Can't wait to book for our next stay. Thank... More 

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Thank heatherhanson5
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was lovely to hear that you had a very enjoyable and relaxing stay in our B & B for the weekend. We look forward to catching up with you again on your next visit. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again nell and john surpassed our expectations. Me and my wife love going to stay at close encounters as this is our 4th visit and wont be our last, it has been updated since our last visit and the spa is outta this world for relaxing

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Thank daniel h
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you again after a couple of years. We are very pleased that the 2 person oval therapy spa in rainwater was thoroughly enjoyed. A number of items in the B & B have been updated and we try hard to keep it fresh and well maintained. We also appreciated the suggestion that your parents would... More 

Campbelltown, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for quiet luxury in beautiful surroundings. We found it at Close Encounters B&B. From our first view of the acres of carefully tended flower gardens and the warmth of our welcome from our hosts, John and Nell, we knew we had made no mistake. We loved their friendliness and the evident hard work they had done to... More 

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Thank Papaconey
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a special time for you to relax and create new memories together. It was a pleasure showing you around our property and how we pick and process our flowers for sale. Looking forward to catching up with you again on your next visit. More 

Naracoorte, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

this was our 10 visit to close encounters b n b , and if we have our way it won't be our last , the generosity ,thoughtfulness and kindness Nell and John showed us is way above anything else we have experienced in any accommodation.We could not recommend Close Encounters B N B more highly , especially for couples .

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Thank gregshepherdcycles
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It is so lovely catching up with you both every time you stay at Close Encounters B & B. It is a pleasure to share our accommodation and property with you. Our B & B gives busy people a chance to relax, unwind and rejuvenate before going back to work ( until the next holiday). Looking forward to your 11th... More 

Williamstown, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

What a beautiful place to rest and relax. It has everything over and above what we ever expected and is probably one of the nicest, best accommodated B & Bs we have ever stayed in. All the personal touches and attention to detail were amazing. It was so nice to actually meet and get to know Nell and John too,... More 

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cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was lovely meeting you and sharing our common interest in growing plants and gardening. Our protea garden is flowering profusely at the moment with a wide range of varieties. We are pleased to hear that you found Close Encounters a lovely place to rest and relax. Victor Harbor has many beautiful native based tourism places to enjoy and explore.... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We needed a restful & relaxing weekend and that is what we got plus more. The accommodation is impeccably clean and attention is given to the generous provisions and the nice little touches that make an anniversary special such as chocolates and fresh flowers. Location and views are excellent and we enjoyed relaxing under the front verandah with the visits... More 

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cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We were very happy for our B & B to offer you a relaxed weekend and a comfortable place to celebrate your wedding anniversary. Yes the baby rabbit was very cute and it is still popping up in the garden from time to time. We look forward to seeing you again should the opportunity arise. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Close Encounters Bed and Breakfast has fabulous views from the Hills to glimpses of the Harbor. It is totally separate from the main house and is one of the best B&Bs we have stayed in. Attention to detail was amazing, from a well-stocked pantry and refrigerator to a bottle of wine, fresh flowers and chocolates. Even toothpicks and sticky tape!... More 

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Thank Lyn L
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and also the one day Highlights Tour of Kangaroo Island. Victor Harbor is a great place to visit and explore with stunning ocean views and many beautiful coastal experiences to enjoy. More 

Williamstown, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Views of the hills and ocean, great location great host, this place has it all. We spent our 25th wedding anniversary at close encounters and it could not have been better. It had everything full breakfast supplies, chocolates, chocolate dipped strawberries. wine, champagne lollies huge range of movies and music and more. John and Nel can be very proud of... More 

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Thank Grant W
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our B & B. Celebrating your 25th wedding anniversary with our Massage Package was a good way to relax and unwind. We are very happy the massage was enjoyed and the masseur who comes to the B & B has always been favourably reported upon. We look forward to catching up with... More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Thanks Nell & John for a fantastic experience. The best BnB we have ever stayed in anywhere in the world. Very well presented and everything supplied above and beyond what you would expect. Beautiful setting and very tranquil. Extremely clean & comfortable. Would highly recommend and will return. Thanks Alan & Margaret

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cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Alan & Margaret Your very positive review was greatly appreciated and we thank you for choosing us for your 45th wedding anniversary celebrations. We do try extremely hard to stock most things that our guests are likely to need. A new outdoor setting allows our guests to relax comfortably on the front verandah and put their feet up. We... More 

Adelaide Hills, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Very neat, clean accommodation in a fantastic location with beautiful views, it had everything we could have possibly wanted. John and Nell were very friendly and welcoming. We had a very relaxing weekend and will definitely be returning in the future. We very highly recommend this accommodation for couples wanting to getaway.

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Thank Andrew D
cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew for your kind review. It was good to meet you both and loved your motor bike. Hope to catch up with you again when you are back in S.A. and looking for a getaway. More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious deluxe self contained Villa set on 5 acres of peaceful native garden overlooking Encounter Bay and rolling hills. Enjoy the romantic 4 poster queen size bed, 2 person oval therapy spa in rain water, full kitchen facilities. Generous full cooked breakfast provisions, chocolates, biscuits and special treats. Minimum booking is 2 nights. Massage , Celebration and Kangaroo Island packages available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast

Address: 69 Whalers Rd, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Victor Harbor
Price Range: $156 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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