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The Continental Hotel Phillip Island

5 The Esplanade | PO Box 797, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Cowes
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Greater Hobart, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great , walking distance to the main street & walking distance to the beach. rooms are dated but they clean/cosy and a massive big bed. I couldn't get the wifi to work. and a free breakfast of cereal, fruit , toast and juice/coffee/tea. .

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 15 minutes before checking out and desperately trying to find somewhere else to stay. Grossly overpriced. The place is filthy and really needs to be torn down. It smelt very bad. They have recently acquired The Ilse of White Hotel and put a family with kids next door to the entrance of the bar and pokies... More 

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Kilsyth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights this week. Room was very clean, 2 queen beds (Room 302) large room with balcony right opposite the beach lovely view. Bathroom a bit small with shower over bath. Old box TV but worked OK. The only real down fall was no lifts & we had to carry our luggage up & down 3... More 

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Narre Warren, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An acceptable budget hotel that is close to the beach, shops and local restaurants. Friendly and helpful staff on check in and check out. Well priced but property is dated. Room was clean and the bed comfortable. A complimentary continental breakfast was also provided. Recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights, with great beach views. Breakfast was free, simple but sufficient and yummy. Staff were friendly and helpful. Yes it might be a 3 star hotel, but the views and experience and price were amazing. Bed was comfy, spa bath lovely. Rooms very clean and spacious. Would definitely comeback to this hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I stayed at the hotel for three nights over Australia Day weekend. I had a first floor sea view room that was clean and comfortable. The hotel has a bar and bistro attached that serves good food and cold beer. As has been said in other reviews, this is not a 5 star hotel, but is right in the middle... More 

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Mornington, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights over the Australia Day Weekend, very nice location right on the beach and close to shops. Staff were very friendly on check in and check out. Rooms very clean and comfortable with a view of the beach. The negative reviews are very harsh as they don't claim to be a 5 star hotel. Sure it's getting... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Stayed in Oceanveiw Standed Suite on Saturday Night 24/01/15 didn't know what to except after reading reveiws after I booked ! I was pleasantly surprised the room was spacious for 4 adults it was very clean (I was an executive housekeeper for a 4 star resort for many years)yes old furnishings & box TV The location was fantastic across from... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I booked this hotel because it seemed it would be a very nice with hotel with a very beautiful. We were very disappointed upon our arrival as the pictures were very deceiving, It did not met my expectation at all so we checked out early and checked ourselves into a more comfortable hotel. If you get the run with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there in January and choose one of the rooms without the ocean view. Pros Good location in front of the sea, Big room with balcony, clean, comfortable bed, good shower, friendly staff, breakfast included Cons Free wifi only in the bar/lobby The rooms entrance needs to be improved

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