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Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast

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06/23/2017 06/24/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed October 5, 2015

The most amazing place to stay. So comfortable, indulgent and has everything you need plus more. We like the sustainability. 36 degrees outside but didn't even need to turn on the aircon. Recycling so no waste. Birdlife is beautiful to sit and watch. Nell and John are fabulous hosts of this beautiful place to stay and enjoy Victor Harbor.

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

Many thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay at our B & B and it was good you were able to stay for that extra day. You would be welcome back at any time.

Reviewed September 17, 2015

Upon arriving at this delightful Bed and Breakfast ,we were happily greeted by the host Nell & John. Nell took us inside this fantastic place and gave us all the info on the B&B and local areas .This B&B is simply amazing,Very clean and environmentally attuned .The kitchen facilities and provisions were second to none, from bacon and fresh eggs...

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

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review.We pride ourselves on offering a very clean, comfortable and relaxing B & B. Generous breakfast provisions are supplied to kick start the day. Looking forward to catching up with you on your next visit.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed August 11, 2015

We are repeat customers who had no qualms about returning for another relaxing and comfortable stay for 3 enjoyable nights & days. Provisions for breakfast are very generous as is Nell and John's hospitality. Biscuits and the chocolates are a treat. Decor with provision of live flowers and candles are top shelf. TV is large with more than ample DVDs...

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

It was lovely to see you again & we are glad you had a relaxing & comfortable stay. We pride ourselves on supplying generous breakfast provisions for a hearty breakfast plus fresh fruit, biscuits and chocolates to enjoy with a coffee.overlooking Encounter Bay. The TV is sited so that it can be watched from either the 4 poster bed or...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed April 27, 2015

Not the usual B&B. This one is top of the line. We stayed for two wonderful nights and could not fault it in any way. Every possible thing was taken care of for us. A great selection of food was provided for breakfast, including juice, teas, chocolates, highly. everything you could think of. An excellent sound system with a huge...

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

Thank you for your very kind review. We pride ourselves on providing generous breakfast provisions and offering all the "creature comforts". We have just been awarded by Trip Advisor the "Green Leaders - Platinum" certification for our eco friendly B & B which we shall proudly display. We hope to see you again in the future.

Guelph, Canada
Reviewed April 4, 2015

Close Encounters provides much more than standard B&Bs; a visitor can live completely independently. What it shares with the best B&Bs we have enjoyed are welcoming, generous, knowledgeable hosts and a generous breakfast (or rather supplies to produce that on your own schedule). The beautiful garden, an abundance of flowers, and a panoramic view are additional attractions. We could write...

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

We really appreciated the time you took to do this review for us. We find that many of our guests are grateful for the fully self contained villa where they can be totally independent and use the full kitchen facilities to enjoy longer stays. Rather than having to dine out for every meal the B & B offers guests flexibility...

Victor Harbor, South Australia
Reviewed March 25, 2015

With chocolate-dipped strawberries offered as a treat for this honeymooning couple, my wife and I made ourselves at home for 3 nights and 2 days in peace and seclusion. With a delightful flower farm out the front to explore and several MAGPIES to feed daily, it was a relaxing place we thoroughly recommend. John and Nell offered us top-of-the-range, excellent...

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

Thank you for your great review. It was a privilege to be able to accommodate you for your honeymoon and glad to hear it was memorable. It gave you a chance to relax before you went on your overseas adventure. The magpies enjoyed your company and missed you when you left.

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 16, 2015

Do not look anywhere else. This accommodation has it all: location, facilities, views, quiet and expertise of the local area and more. My husband and I stayed for 3 nights and our hosts organised a day trip to Kangaroo Island for us and were accommodating in every way. Breakfast is provided in the fridge for you to cook in your...

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

Thank you for your generous review. We were very happy to arrange the Kangaroo Island One Day Highlights tour and that you were able to experience what great attractions & scenery the island has to offer. The other 2 days spent with us enabled you to relax and prepare for the next part of your journey to Victoria. We hope...

Williamstown, Australia
Reviewed February 11, 2015

Thank you, to our wonderful hosts Nell and John, for a very relaxing 2-nights stay in January 2015. They both met us at arrival, and were very friendly and informative. The b&b had everything we needed and it was spotless, with a beautiful garden view. Even though the b&b is attached to their house, we didn't hear any noises and...

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

We appreciate your review and are very pleased that our B & B met all your needs. We would mention that the front of the B & B is set back 3m from the front of our house and there is a 3m breeze way between the 2 separate buildings. This is where extra garden chairs, the BBQ and large...

Naracoorte, Australia
Reviewed February 4, 2015

we had our seventh holiday stay with nell and john and it was just perfect..as it always is they do everyyhing 100% for us with true felling and really care . we really never want to leave and are countimg the days untill we can return . we do lots of bike riding and waliking , Victor Harbor is a...

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

It was lovely to welcome you back for your 7th visit and catch up with your news. Victor Harbor has great coffee and food services and fantastic scenery to enjoy whilst on your bike rides. Looking forward to catching up on your next visit.

Regina, Canada
Reviewed January 31, 2015

I am a very hard rater and am hard to please but this place is totally a 5 Star. Even before we walked into the unit, we knew we made a good choice. The grounds and buildings are all well taken care of. Once inside, we were not disappointed. Actually, it was more than we expected. We were met immediately...

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

Your very comprehensive review is greatly appreciated. We try very hard to meet the needs of travellers as its very difficult to carry everything you might need in suitcases. We enjoyed hearing about your adventures so far in Australia and we wish you safe travels for the rest of your 3 month trip. You would be welcome back any time...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • 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: $157 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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