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The Castle Villa by the Sea

7-9 Steele Street | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here recently for two nights. Really nice place close to the beach and the City centre. The room was very spacious but the balcony even bigger! Great to relax with a glas of wine. Boutique accommodation as it should be. Unfortunately no Internet available in the room and no Food Service.

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Seaford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressed from the moment we arrived. Friendly greeting, beautiful gardens, and even more stunning hotel/apartment. Attention to detail was just amazing. Everything we needed, was provided. Only one downfall was that we couldn't stay long enough. We will certainly be staying there again, hopefully very soon. Natalie & Shane

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Toronto
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This "villa" is in a great location. The large room, was comfortable but in need of an update! The bed was not comfortable and there was no internet available in the room! I think at this price there should be more to offer. It felt like we were staying in a B & B but without breakfast!

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Mt Martha, Australia
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63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at The Castle Villa by the Sea and found the Yakatoon room limited in space, but with delightful decor and a comfortable bed. Artwork in all areas by the owner was wonderful and varied. The communal upstairs lounge area works well and light food preparation possible. Coffee, tea and biscuits are provided and good supply of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were given our holiday as a Christmas gift as the original guests were unable to attend. We stayed in the Broadwater suite. We were running late to arrive but jenni and Harley were fantastic about it. They were more than happy for us to arrive a few hours after check in time, and were very polite and hospitable when... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

You cannot review this place with normal B&B's. The reason for this is that it feels like someone's house and the owners make you feel you are extremely welcome. The room far exceeded my expectations with a good sized bedroom and lounge area with a spa big enough for 2. The room was comfortable after our day out in phillip... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

The owners Jenny @ Neville make u feel very welcomed and do their upmost to make ur stay there enjoyable. Lovley surroundings close to beach, shops ect.. Even though its close to everything you have the peaceful and quite surroundings which makes the stay even better. We took our 9 yr old daughter with us and their friendliness was awesome!!... More 

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

thank you so much it was a great pleasure to have your lovely family as our seekers of comfort - your daughter has beautiful manners...such a credit to you both More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful room beautiful service the owners were lovely made us feel good about the place. It was a great distance to walk to the beach and shops. Will definitely come back again. Our room was beautifully set out when we arrived had a beautiful outdoor seating area good little kitchen and really comfortable bed

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Chris - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay Harley and Jenni More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Nice place for a weekend. Well appointed rooms and great place to relax. Seats about so you can sit outside and lounge is available for guests. Books and DVDs available. Also run an honesty system for an evening drink, although we did not partake. Off street parking and easy walk to beachfront and cafes. Warm welcome and local advice provided.... More 

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Tanya - thanks for your nice review - Sorry about not introducing ourselves - it's Jenni and Harley More 

Bendigo, Australia
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45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It was a difficult task choosing our accommodation at Cowes with so many lovely places on offer. Having finally selected The Castle Villa was a master stroke. From the moment of checking in, the tone of our short getaway was seriously 'no-fuss'. The room was beautiful, luxurious but not pretentious. The spa was fabulous. Small touches made our large room... More 

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

You must have heard that there is a always a free bottle of french champagne to greet you on return visits More 

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