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Salisbury, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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... More 

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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. More 

Adelaide
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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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... More 

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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. More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
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 More 

whyalla
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

After searching lots of B&B places in the Victor Harbour area I kept going back to this one, well I am so glad we did because it is certainly a 10/10 . The decor is beautiful, 4 poster bed with and amazingly comfortable mattress, a two person relaxing spa with rain water ,massive TV in the lounge plus surround sound... More 

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

We were delighted that you chose our B & B for your 3 day stay in Victor Harbor. Your comprehensive review was greatly appreciated and covered all the features that we are proud of. We look forward to your return next year which you have already booked. More 

Salisbury North, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 6 July 2016

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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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 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 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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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
Reviewed 24 April 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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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
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 April 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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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
Reviewed 26 March 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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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 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 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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 Road, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Victor Harbor
Price Range: $222 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“Great views from the room or lounging on the patio veranda.”
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“there is only one ......but it's the best”
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“only has the one Villa”
 of 5 bubbles traffordcarter, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Excellent views and especially the sunrises from the accommodation”
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“view from kitchen ,dinning and bedroom all good”
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