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Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River Retreats

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138 Liverpool Rd, Goolwa, South Australia 5214 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We spent 3 nights in the Boat House. It is a beautifully comfortable, renovated boathouse, perfectly situated on the Murray. It was warm and cosy when the weather was cold outside, with a log fire burning. There is a plentiful supply of wood in the...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

We stayed in the Boathouse in January this year and found it to be just what we wanted, peaceful and a place to get away from it all. You have a private deck but also direct access to the marina so you can be by...More

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Response from Birksharbour, Owner at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 22 May 2018

We are happy you experienced the Boathouse Retreat. We believe the location is unique and has a sense of calm which most visitors are looking for. We look forward to seeing you again and thank you for coming to stay with us. We also think...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

My partner and I planned a surprise for our parents. While booking we were a little bit disappointing that the 'Boat House' was booked - So glad is was. The Captains Retreat is truly amazing! My parents like the water, quietness, big old houses and...More

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Response from Birksharbour, Owner at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 22 May 2018

We are very happy your parentsw enjoyed their stay in the Captains Retreat and the local activities. We love it when we hear you have enjoyed the surrounds of Birks, as we hope to give our guests a unique experience when they visit! We look...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

A wonderful experience. Our first time to the area was made so much better by our beautiful accommodation. The Boathouse was was set up so thoughtfully with wonderful little touches everywhere. From the breakfast ingredients to the extensive and interesting library, nothing was left out....More

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Response from Birksharbour, Owner at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay in the Boathouse Retreat. Glad you enjoyed the offerings and location and the riverboat and we hope to see you again! T Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate it!...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a terrific recent stay at the Birks Harbour Retreat. Beautiful accommodation in a very restful location. Everything is thought of, all you need to do is relax. Joined our hosts Wendy and Phil for a sunset river cruise. Fabulous company and a great addition...More

Thank Deanne F
Response from Birksharbour, Owner at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 22 May 2018

We are happy that you enjoyed the location of the Boathouse Retreat. It is a unique Retreat in a superb location. We hope to see you again at Birks River Retreats. Cheers Wendy & Phil

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Located 60 minutes from Adelaide CBD on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula. Three luxury Retreats nestled at Birks Harbour, offering views of the Murrray River only minutes from historic Goolwa, with nearby Port ...More Elliot and Victor Harbor. Our individual luxury bed and breakfast accommodation is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway, a group of friends or a solo place to unwind and relax. Immersed in the stunning surroundings on the great Murray River, Birks Harbour is truly unforgettable. Minutes to the beach, restaurants, cafes and a short drive to the wineries of McLaren Vale, yet nestled away from the crowds in your own private Retreat. You can lose yourself in the picturesque gardens, watch the sail boats, enjoy and prolific birdlife both local and migratory fly directly over, stunning sunrises and sunsets and night skies. Each Retreat has luxurious King Size beds in king size rooms designed for your absolute privacy with its own unique characteristics. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$ 213 - US$ 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > South Australia > Goolwa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$ 213 - US$ 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > South Australia > Goolwa
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"Beautiful views onto the river from the Boat House"
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"Captains Retreat every time if you want space and luxury."
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