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    Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River Retreats

    138 Liverpool Road, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
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    “the river” (41 reviews)
    “boat house” (9 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 24 March 2016

    Arrival instructions really thorough and the joy of turning up to a peaceful bolthole such as this is fantastic. Great breakfast and snacks provided. Really clean, great bed and shower. We completely relaxed for 2 days in the sunshine, enjoying the river, walks into Goolwa,...More

    Thank NkkLndn
    Response from Birksharbour, Manager at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 28 March 2016

    We think it is a very unique special place to stay in Goolwa and are happy you also enjoyed the gardens and swimming pool. To highly recommend the property makes our effort worthwhile. We hope to see you again! We do offer limited wifi! Cheers...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2016

    Well don't have enough words to describe this fabulous get away B&B. We stayed in the Captains retreat Absoluely Fabulous. This is just so beautiful peaceful and really spacious in fact we really needed at least another couple to fill the place.We were greeted by...More

    Thank Suzanne S
    Response from Birksharbour, Manager at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 28 March 2016

    Thank you for your kind comments and happy you had a chance to relax in the Captain's Retreat and wanting to return. We are glad you had time to experience the pool and gardens surrounding the Retreats and enjoyed the Gourmet Breakfast Basket we offer...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2016

    Our fifth stay at the Boathouse and I am sure we will be back. A great place to relax be it inside or out on the deck, watching the boats and sea birds go by. Comfortable, well equipped and well supplied with breakfast provisions and...More

    Thank GreyJW
    Response from Birksharbour, Owner at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 28 March 2016

    Great to see that you have come back again (fifth stay) and enjoying the ambience of the Boathouse Retreat. The Boathouse is located in a very quiet area of Goolwa at Birks Harbour Marina and offers many things to do inside and outside without leaving...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

    If attention to every detail is what you are looking for, then visit the Boathouse. Perfect in every way, the love that had been put into the design and the ambiance is an absolute credit to the owners. We have never felt so relaxed and...More

    Thank Shari R
    Response from Birksharbour, Owner at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 28 March 2016

    Wow thank you for your lovely words, the Boathouse Retreat is a fantastic place to relax and chill out! Glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again! Cheers Wendy & Phil Watson

    Reviewed 10 February 2016

    We stayed in January 16 at the Captain's Retreat - a beautiful and substantial old historic home set along the river. The Grounds are fantastic, with beautiful gardens, a large pool, and heaps of space, which kept my young girls entertained for hours. The setting...More

    Thank Aaron M
    Response from Birksharbour, Manager at Birks Harbour - Boathouse & Birks River RetreatsResponded 28 March 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay in the Captain's Retreat and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to relax and enjoy the experience. We look forward to seeing you again.

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$242 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    "The bed was very comfortable! Didn't even feel when my hubby turned over :) !!"
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    "Quite truthfully, there are 2 perfect bedrooms, both with en suite bathrooms. Either would delight."
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