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Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island

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Pristine Kangaroo Island Accommodation. After a days touring on Kangaroo Island drive down a 3km private road to The Mary Ellen, a luxurious yet warm and cosy 2 bedroom, rustic log cabin nestled in a magnificent bushland setting. Eleanor River Homestead is a 250 acre property located amongst rolling hills and valleys on the banks of the Eleanor River offering the best Self Contained accommodation on Kangaroo Island.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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563a Gregors Rd, Seddon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223 Australia
Getting there
Kingscote Airport60 mi
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We took two children with us to see the great Kangaroo Island and search the web and found this cute little house . In the middle of the island. Was about an hour from getting of the boat and about 5 I’m on dirt. Road wasn’t to bad. The house is awesome . Small kangaroos came up
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Do you want to stay outback and have kangaroos and wallabies just outside and still have full comfort in your own cabin then Go to this place. And you are alone and NOT with other tourists. And the owners are very helpfull
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Response from eleanorriver, Owner at Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island
Responded 24 Jan 2019
Thank you for your comments. Very happy that you enjoyed your stay.
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Absolutely loved this place, I cannot really fault it. It's lovely and quiet, which my wife and I love. The scenery is magnificent, and the wildlife spectacular. Friendly, almost tame Kangaroos every evening, and sometimes morning will happily graze close by. We also saw many
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Response from eleanorriver, Owner at Eleanor River Homestead - Kangaroo Island
Responded 24 Jan 2019
Thank you for your wonderful review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Just a note on the bed, we also sleep in a King sized bed and I can understand that anything smaller would probably feel like a double however I can assure you it is a Queen sized.
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We were so pleased with this beautiful peaceful location. A lovely cabin, cosy combustion fireplace for the colder nights, gorgeous views and abundance of wildlife. Our boys fed carrots to the friendly kangaroos at the doorstep and saw their first echidna in the wild. Having no
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We stayed 4 nights on KI and this was just the most perfect location and most beautiful cottage! As described in other reviews, the homestead is located in the centre of the island with only lots of bushland and kangaroos around. Perfect to relax but also perfect to explore the
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Koala in the tree outside the cabin
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second bedroom
lounge area
Is there air conditioning in the rooms?
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 totally off the grid and rely on solar power only, it is uneconomical to run air conditioning. Regards, Graeme Ricketts
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"Only one cabin on the property"
"Not a hotel - a modern self contained cabin on the owner's property"
"On a windy night, roll up the outside awnings to minimise noise."
"there is a twin and a double room, but you have the place to yourself!"
"Definitely do the Marron experience"
US$143 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaSouth AustraliaKangaroo IslandSeddon
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