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Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island

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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Internet
Breakfast included
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were so pleased with this beautiful peaceful location. A lovely cabin, cosy combustion fireplace for the colder nights, gorgeous views and abundance of wildlife. Our boys fed carrots to the friendly kangaroos at the doorstep and saw their first echidna in the wild. Having...More

Thank Danielle I
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stayed 4 nights on KI and this was just the most perfect location and most beautiful cottage! As described in other reviews, the homestead is located in the centre of the island with only lots of bushland and kangaroos around. Perfect to relax but...More

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 2 weeks in February, and it was the best bush stay we have had. We never listened to the radio we just sat on the veranda for breakfast, lunch and dinner watching the kangaroos, koalas, birds and echidna’s. The cabin had everything...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We spent four nights at the Eleanor River Homestead main home, this January, and wished we had stayed longer. This was one of our most favorite places to stay on our month long venture in Australia. We did have some glitches at first, in that...More

Thank heathermci
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We stayed at Eleanor River whilst on a recent holiday on KI and loved the experience. We found the location to be central for the Island and what we wanted to see and do. We spent 4 days there and saw the majority of the...More

Thank Anton L
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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 More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$144 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Seddon
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (26)
Dining (4)
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Meital R
11 August 2015|
Response from eleanorriver | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your question... The answer is no, there is no air conditioning. The reason is twofold, while our summers can get quite hot during the day it generally cools down at night and because we are... More
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"Only one cabin on the property"
8 Sep 2016
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"Not a hotel - a modern self contained cabin on the owner's property"
17 Feb 2016
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"On a windy night, roll up the outside awnings to minimise noise."
8 Oct 2014
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"there is a twin and a double room, but you have the place to yourself!"
22 Nov 2013
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