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    Close Encounters Bed & Breakfast

    69 Whalers Rd, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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    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...More

    Thank Papaconey
    Response from cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & BreakfastResponded 28 April 2016

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank gregshepherdcycles
    Response from cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & BreakfastResponded 28 April 2016

    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...More

    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....More

    Thank traffordcarter
    Response from cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & BreakfastResponded 13 April 2016

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank nealb165
    Response from cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & BreakfastResponded 29 March 2016

    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...More

    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    Close Encounters Bed and Breakfast has fabulous views from the Hills to glimpses of the Harbor. It is totally separate from the main house and is one of the best B&Bs we have stayed in. Attention to detail was amazing, from a well-stocked pantry and...More

    Thank Lyn L
    Response from cl069, Owner at Close Encounters Bed & BreakfastResponded 5 March 2016

    Thank you for your comprehensive review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and also the one day Highlights Tour of Kangaroo Island. Victor Harbor is a great place to visit and explore with stunning ocean views and many beautiful coastal experiences to enjoy.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Spa
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    • US$ 166 - US$ 184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 1
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    "Within walking distance of Encounter Bay"
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    "you get amazing views from the dinning ,lounge kitchen and bedroom ."
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    "Overlooks an extensive protea cut flower garden"
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    "Views across the town and to the ocean are perfect."
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