4.4 out of 5

"Well we were expecting rain grey sky’s and with any luck watch a storm roll in. No we got sun shine gorgeous views from the balcony. Cold winds could ... " More

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Hotel Description

The Bluff Resort Apartments places you steps from Encounter Bay and within a 10-minute stroll of Victor Harbor Heritage Trail: Petrel Cove Trailhead. Highlights at this property include an outdoor swimming pool and in-room free WiFi.

Each apartment is individually decorated and features a TV with cable channels, along with a ceiling fan, an iron/ironing board and a desk. A fridge and free toiletries are also available.

This business-friendly apartment offers free WiFi in public areas and barbecues. Plus you'll find laundry facilities. Each morning self-service breakfast is served between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Encounter Bay property, you'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from The Bluff and 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Kent Reserve.

Suite, No View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$123 per night

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The Bluff Resort Apartments ratings based on 328 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Bluff Resort Apartments

Everyone (113) Couples (167) Family (48)
4 out of 5
Staff lovely Basic accommodation clean quite good location

Posted by on 12 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
We only had a standard room but it was very comfortable. Noisy exhaust fans in bathroom & toilet.

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
Phone in the room not working. Nice view from the site, but little bit drive from the town centre.

Posted by on 26 May 2019

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3 out of 5
Great location overlooking the bay. Staff are very helpful

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Lovely location with excellent views. Clean and tidy rooms with good facilities. Happy to stay there again.

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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4 out of 5
The view was amazing and the shower was terrific. We originally planned on cooking, but ended up eating dinner in Victor Harbour. My hubby couldn't close the blind in the living area, which meant an early rise for us. Good thing we were leaving early anyway. Really friendly reception staff. Thanks!

Posted by on 30 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Very well kept and clean, reception personnel very ftiendly

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Great views & quiet at night. Friendly staff, & exactly what we wanted in our accommodation.

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
We ran late from work on the Friday night. South road workouts are so crazy. Reception call us & advised us of my safe key locker number & codes which was really good. Our apartment is nice & clean. It also has everything we need in it for our two night stay. The pool is really lovely & the views are stunning in Encounter Bay. Beautiful little Relaxing Weekend Get Away.

Posted by on 16 Mar. 2019

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About the The Bluff Resort Apartments

Location 123 Franklin Parade, Encounter Bay, SA 5211

Property Features

The Bluff Resort Apartments offers its guests an outdoor pool, a BBQ, and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. Self parking is free. This 4-star Encounter Bay apartment is smoke free.

  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Adelaide, SA (ADL) (88.2 km / 54.8 mi)
  • Train station: Victor Harbor Station (5.5 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

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. Cable televisions are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Fridge
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a self-service breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor pool.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 5:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Discounted room rates (rate plans tagged with "Stay 2 nights and save" or any other discount) do not include daily housekeeping service. Late check-out at 11 AM is included.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bluff Resort Apartments Encounter Bay
  • Bluff Resort Apartments
  • Bluff Apartments Encounter Bay
  • Bluff Apartments