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The Bluff Resort Apartments

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Beach nearby
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of The Bluff Resort Apartments

The Bluff Resort Apartments

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
123 Franklin Parade, Encounter Bay, SA, 5211

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEncounter Bay2 min walk
  • Popular LocationVictor Harbor Heritage Trail: Petrel Cove Trailhead8 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Bluff13 min walk

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About this area

Encounter Bay

Located in Encounter Bay, The Bluff Resort Apartments is near the beach. Victor Harbor Heritage Trail: Petrel Cove Trailhead and Victor Harbor Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore West Island Conservation Park and West Island Encounter Bay Aquatic Reserve. Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram and Urimbirra Wildlife Park are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Encounter Bay - 2 min walk
  • Victor Harbor Heritage Trail: Petrel Cove Trailhead - 8 min walk
  • The Bluff - 13 min walk
  • Kent Reserve - 3 min drive
  • Granite Island - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Victor Harbor Station - 8 min drive
  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 71 min drive


  • Eat at Whalers - 2 min walk
  • Yilki General Store - 19 min walk
  • The Boulevard Cafe On The Lake - 5 min drive
  • Cafe Primo - 7 min drive
  • JF&C - 7 min drive

About this property

The Bluff Resort Apartments

4-star hotel in Encounter Bay with outdoor pool
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, laundry facilities and barbecues. WiFi in public areas is free. All rooms are individually decorated and offer ceiling fans and ironing boards. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include fridges and separate baths and showers.
The Bluff Resort Apartments offers 42 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking (max. 5 spaces per unit)

Food and drink

  • Self-service breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM: AUD 26.00-48.00 for adults and AUD 26.00-48.00 for children

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Separate bathtub and shower


  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2 PM - 5 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive lockbox information

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 26.00 and AUD 48.00 for adults, and AUD 26.00 and AUD 48.00 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards, Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work

Property is also known as

Bluff Encounter Bay
Bluff Resort Apartments
Bluff Resort Apartments Encounter Bay
Bluff Apartments Encounter Bay
Bluff Apartments Encounter
The Bluff Apartments Encounter
The Bluff Resort Apartments Hotel
The Bluff Resort Apartments Encounter Bay
The Bluff Resort Apartments Hotel Encounter Bay

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 310 out of 583 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 203 out of 583 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 55 out of 583 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 583 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 583 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The unit was very nice & clean, the bed not very comfortable & the fan/light in the bathroom very noisy
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great accomodation. Clean and amazing ocean views. Undercover parking was allocated also
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Just loved everything and the view was to die for.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome views and great studio apartment. Everything was great. Very clean and nice
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021