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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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Singapore, Singapore
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163 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a nice hotel with sea view balcony on the main road and a beach in front with changing rooms . There was green soft grass pastures a to laze around . The hotel had free breakfast . Laundry was also there for only 2$ . In all worth the money .

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

My husband and I felt the room was smelly as soon as we arrived. Was supposed to stay 3 nights but on the last night a bullant bit me in bed at 10.00pm then we left immediately. The hotel staff were sympathetic and helpful and refunded the last night accommodation.

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Castlemaine, Australia
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43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This establishment is badly in need of some upkeep and updating. We spent two nights there and although the bed was comfortable and there was plenty of room, it was very shabby. The complex appears to be frequented by young singles that spent both nights partying in the room next door and running around the complex at all hours screaming... More 

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melbourne
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We wanted a family unit in Cowes for a few days and booked The Continental on a reasonable deal. I stayed here 30 years ago, and the hotel does not seem to have changed since then. The room appears clean but dated. The arm chairs in the room have ripped fabric in many places, and the room feels uncared for.... More 

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Bendigo
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

When I booked this place it looked like a good place to stay. But have changed my mind . Rooms view was great, but apartment is tired. Bathroom has dirty walls and black grout. Smell in room when entering terrible, curtains dirty, TV and top box In Room not working, a two bar heater for warmth not good, cleanliness much... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and were pleasantly surprised after all the bad reviews. The room was clean and had a spa and an awesome view. The sofa bed was sufficient for our two children. The staff were lovely and very helpful, from the cleaners to the reception staff. Sure, there were cracks in the building and it was... More 

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Lancefield, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We spent a few hours at this hotel last week, the staff were very helpful and friendly.the G and Ts were delicious and the pizza was scrumptious This was just a casual outing for us as I have said we just spent a few hours there .

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Rolled the dice on this location having read some recent reviews but decided to book a one night stay. The positives of this hotel are the location, friendly staff , pleasant continental breakfast and fantastic views. The negatives are the rooms are tired and need the much awaited makeover. Whilst the bed was comfortable and the view fantastic the following... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Never again! Room stunk, milk was off, you had to wait 10 mins for hot water to turn on, no cutlery no kettle but somehow they supplied tea coffee and sugar but no kettle! The pictures advertised are nothing to what it is!!its terrible can't believe they expect people to stay in there

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a quick overnight stay in Cowes while looking at real estate. It's a budget hotel and I think you get what you pay for. Certainly the hotel could do with a makeover but it was clean and the staff were really helpful. The layout of the room was great for two friends staying (or couples with a child).....we... More 

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