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Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island

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“queen bed”(3 reviews)
“the kitchen”(5 reviews)
Free Parking
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Previous commentaries have set out exactly what you find here, so I won't repeat. The place is isolated. You find it 3 km down a track off an unmade road. It is powered by solar energy so you need to be careful with limited hot...More

Thank CPB-UK
Reviewed 2 April 2017

After driving several kilometres on unsealed Gregors Road we found the signed turnoff. From the turnoff there is a couple more kilometres of dirt track to the cabin (just keep left). From Penneshaw, our GPS took us off the sealed Birchmore Road onto West Highway...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed there 2 nights by beginning of October. The setting is very nice and the owner friendly and helpful. In the morning and in the evening there are plenty of wild kangourous grazing around the house. We had even the chance to feed them...More

Thank Snoette
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This really is a beautiful cottage and a fantastic location, with kangaroos coming to the porch to be hand fed bits of apple, but be warned if visiting in winter. We arrived in late July on a cold afternoon,looking forward to a warm welcome only...More

Thank John G
Response from eleanorriver, Owner at Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo IslandResponded 13 October 2016

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed the cabin and location. We apologise for the fire not having been lit prior to your arrival which we endeavour to do when able. Unfortunately both Kathy and I work full time and...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

All the attractions we wanted to visit on Kangaroo Island were on the south coast (Seal Bay, Kelly Caves, Flinders Chase National Park) so Eleanor River Homestead was well located for our purposes, being not that far from Seal Bay. Kangaroo Island is huge and...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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US$158 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$158 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Meital R
12 August 2015|
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Response from eleanorriver | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your question... The answer is no, there is no air conditioning. The reason is twofold, while our summers can get quite hot during the day it generally cools down at night and because we are... More
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"Only one cabin on the property"
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"Not a hotel - a modern self contained cabin on the owner's property"
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"On a windy night, roll up the outside awnings to minimise noise."
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"there is a twin and a double room, but you have the place to yourself!"
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