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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What wonderful hosts to a beautiful villa, I will definitely be returning. Such a beautiful property and so quiet, perfect for a revitalising stay with an excellent price for everything that they offer. Only the first night here and I had told all of my family and friends to check it out.

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

Very pleased to hear about your first impressions of our B & B and that it met your expectations. It is a beautiful relaxing environment here at Close Encounters to rejuvenate and spend quality time with your partner. We hope to see you again.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weekend getaways don't get much better than this. As we pulled into the driveway to the left was a lush, magnificent, acres large garden which made for a lasting first impression. When we pulled into the covered parking space we were promptly greeted by John and Nell who seemed genuinely enthusiastic to host us. Nell provided a thorough tour of...

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

Thanks for the very comprehensive review. We appreciate that every stay requires all aspects of our B & B to be of a high standard and we strive to maintain that standard. We hope that you can visit again.

Naracoorte, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was our 11th visit and we just love it , Nell and John are the best hosts , their generosity and thoughtfulness is above and beyond anything else we have experienced .we can not recommend Close Encounters BnB highly enough .

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

Breing your 11th visit we do our utmost to ensure your stay is comfortable and restful. We enjoy sharing our home grown produce with our guests. We are looking forward to catching up at Easter and hearing of your adventures.

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

John and Nell were so accommodating. Right from the start we needed a later check-in due to work obligations and they obliged cheerfully. The room has stunning views and we were blown away by the amount little details we found.. eg: A bottle of wine with pretty ribbons, fresh home-grown strawberries, surround sound speakers in the bathroom so music could...

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

We were pleased to help you with a late check in and that we were also able to offer you a late check out ( normally 11am) At this time of year we are able to offer produce from our own garden which always seems to taste better than the supermarket. It was great that you were able to visit...

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous place to stay with an amazing view, very neat facilities with everything you could ever need - they even have bug spray and food to feed the local birds! The property owners are both such lovely people who would just about bend over backwards to ensure your stay was perfect. Would very much love to return here.

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

Thank you for your very kind review. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we really appreciated the way the B & B was left. We look forward to catching up with you again should the opportunity arise for another stay.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Staying here contributed to our holiday, in fact we spent more time here than intended Everything is provided, just bring yourselves The BnB is beautifully maintained, extremely clean with everything you could possible need. John and Nell have thought of every comfort and provided it. They are lovely people and willing to share their remarkable property with others.

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

It was a pleasure meeting you both and sharing our experiences with living in the Victor Harbor area. We take pride in our presentation of our B & B and provide quality breakfast provisions and fresh fruit and roses from our garden. We hope the opportunity arises whereby you can visit again.

Reviewed 7 December 2016

We are planning our fourth visit for next year! Everything we need, and everything to perfection! Thank you Nel and John for making us feel so comfortable and 'at home' as we look out across the Proteas, hills and fields, toward Victor Harbor and Granite Island. We give Close Encounters our highest praise. Ian & Carol

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

It was lovely to welcome you back for your 3rd visit. This time for 28 days. With full cooking facilities in the B & B you were able to prepare your own meals and enjoy the "comforts of home". We are looking forward to your next visit in late 2017.

Salisbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Another relaxing visit to our favourite Bnb. Despite the adverse weather we still had a great time in lovely surroundings spoiling ourselves with all the little extras that we found when we arrived. Hats off to John & Nell who thought of everything, bringing in more candles another torch and even a battery radio when the power was off. We...

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

It was lovely to catch up with you again on your 10th visit and to hear of your overseas travels. The weather was a bit variable during your stay but it was good to see you were able to get out and enjoy the sunny days in between the rainy days. We hope that you can visit again at opportunity.

Adelaide
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second stay at Close Encounters and it was just as amazing as our first stay. Congratulations John & Nell in setting up would could quite well be the best B&B in the country! Everything about Close Encounters is perfect and has to be experienced to really appreciate just how good it is. We can't wait to return...

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

It was terrific to catch up for a second time and renew our friendship. We strive hard to make our B & B " just right" for our guests and look forward to welcoming you back in 2017 and hearing more of your travels.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Location is great! Overlooking all of victor harbor! Close to the shops, restaurants, attractions. Amazing house to stay in. Wonderful hosts. Could not recommend a better place to stay! The hosts of the bed and breakfast really cares for everything, for you, for their garden, their property and the local wildlife. It is really stunning!!!

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

Our location is close to local restaurants etc and only 5 minutes by car to the centre of town. Our protea garden gives colour and different flowers most of the year and attracts a wide variety of birds. We look forward to seeing you again when the opportunity arises

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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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $225 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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