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Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 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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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.

Para Vista
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This Villa in exceptional, in a great location close to all the facilities of Victor Harbour. John and Nell were great hosts, but the Villa included many special extras that made the stay even more special. The standard and presentation of the Villa was exceptional and I would agree with many other guest reviewers, that cannot wait to go back....

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

It was great to read that you both had a lovely 50th wedding anniversary in our B & B. We look forward to seeing you again for that next special occasion or getaway

South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Close Encounters is perhaps the best B&B that we have stayed at in South Australia. Nell and John are fantastic hosts who go above and beyond when taking care of their guests, including providing toys for our little boy. They have thought of absolutely everything to make a stay at Close Encounters as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. The accommodation...

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It was lovely to see your family again this year for your 3rd visit. We try to cater for each of our guests individual requirements so that you can have a relaxing and enjoyable stay at Close Encounters.

Naracoorte, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

this was our 9th visit .....we rate it 10 out of 10 you will not get looked after anywhere better , nell and john do it the best , they are there for you to cater for your every need , no one would leave with out wanting to return ......we can"t wait for our 10th visit .thanks for your...

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

Thanks Juls and Greg for taking the time to do this review. Looking forward to catching up with you again in a few months time for your 10th visit. We enjoy seeing happy guests who want to return.

Orroroo, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Amazing place so special, special treats, wonderful breakfasts provisions, beautiful views, great hosts,every thing you need,every clean, towels so lovely and fluffy, very private, quite and peaceful, Colin & Rita

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As your first visit was some 9 years ago it was a pleasure to welcome you back for a second stay this time for your wedding anniversary. Washing the B & B linen in rain water certainly helps to keep the towels soft and fluffy and they are also air dried. Our location is very peaceful and quiet with birds...

Reviewed 13 December 2015

Nel and John have built a delightful B & B, welcome guests with warmth and enthusiasm, and attend to every detail to make one's stay in Victor Harbor as pleasant and comfortable as possible. The setting above the town affords a wide view toward the hills, and the ocean; the shops are only a short drive by car. It is...

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

Thank you for your lovely review As it was your second visit it was good that you were able to stay for virtually a whole month and really enjoy what Victor Harbor has to offer. It was exciting to catch up with your relatives and friends and to celebrate your birthday with them. The longer stay also gave you time...

Maffra, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2015

What a pleasant surprise to find Close Encounters exactly as described by John when we booked over the phone. Nell greeted us upon arrival and showed us around our magnificently appointed accommodation. Staying at Close Encounters was the very best choice we could have made. True 5 star accommodation and a no brainer for our next visit to the beautiful...

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

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate that you have reviewed our B & B and found the description and amenities were as expected. We are looking forward to your next visit and trust that you will be able to have the opportunity to send more time in our region and even visit Kangaroo Island. Best wishes Nell &...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 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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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 17 September 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 11 August 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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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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 Road, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Victor Harbor
Price Range: €149 - €166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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