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The Continental Hotel Phillip Island

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5 The Esplanade | PO Box 797, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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london
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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked two nights in the ocean view spa suite. I think it's a great place to stay! The room was clean all be it outdated but that didn't bother me at all. The only issues I had was wifi wasn't working at all and the breakfast was pretty average and basic, toast, cereal, Ham and cheese that looked a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this place with trepidation after reading the reviews, however it really isn't as bad as most of the people make it sound....at least it wasn't for us. Granted its a bit dated and its certainly no 5 star palace BUT for the money you pay you get friendly staff, a clean and comfortable (if not a little dated... More 

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Melbourne
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we stay here and we'll keep coming back. It's sad to read the negative reviews as all I have are positives. To put it simply, come here and don't expect a 5 star hotel. We look forward to coming back. Thanks Ross and all the great staff.

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London
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've not experienced anything like this since I was a small child. This place really is as bad as people are saying. Our room was not ready on arrival, despite it being some considerable time after the advised check in time. The hotel features grot everywhere included around the scabby little pool which we investigated whilst waiting for the room... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were planning a nice weekend away in Cowes. He booked in for 2 nights and then told me which hotel he booked. Naturally, I was A bit uneasy when I looked on Trip Advisor and saw all the horrible reviews. The reservation was non refundable so he called the hotel and told them how nervous we... More 

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Address: 5 The Esplanade | PO Box 797, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Continental Hotel Phillip Island 3.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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