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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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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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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has so much potential. Right on the beachfront, in town, this hotel should be the place to be. Unfortunately it has been let go. The room was clean and the carpet and furniture were not all that old. However the outside makes this place look haggard and old. The room suited our needs as it had 2 double... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok I have mixed reviews on my recent stay here. Our room had Two double beds which was great as a girlfriend and i were sharing a room, our beds and pillows were comfortable and there were spare blankets in the cupboard. There were all the basic amenities which was good as we had ironing to do. We had a... More

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Just missing the cast! In saying that I found the staff especially Stevie, were as helpful as possible. On arrival we had no hot water. We were told to run the taps for 15 minutes. Still none. Some other guests said we could shower in thier room but they then found they had no hot water either. The boss later... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This property is rated 3 star, it doesnt even come close. Front door has chunk missing from being broken into and inside security chain was not there, not a great look to make you feel secure. The door handle / lock was flimsy so I didnt feel safe sleeping or to go out and leave my valuables in the room.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The staff are great. The accommodation is clean but so tired looking and in need of a serious make over. Located neat the Cowes jetty, the views over the water is very good. And very close to the local shops. If you are looking for an inexpensive stay with a continental breakfast included its ok.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Service -horrendous Pre booked over the phone at 150 a night and asked was offered a 10 % discount for consecutive night stay . 2 nights for 275 . Travelled all the way from Melbourne to the hotel were the receptionist who I spoke to tried to charge me 288 for the 2 nights . The worst part about it... More

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Frankston, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This was our third stay at The Continental Hotel. Its always been our favourite place to stay on the island. I cannot fault the wonderful views from the 3rd floor rooms and the location as you can walk to all the restaurants, beach, shops, its wonderful. We also enjoyed the breakfast. This time I think the breakfast was even better... More

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Great location, terrible accommodation. Every hotel room my wedding guests stayed in had faulty electricals and the majority of my bridal suite was out of order!!! Out of date less than average. Not too bad if your just wanting a bed for a night but certainly not suitable for weddings or functions. Not children friendly nor access for wheel chairs... More

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Mt Eliza, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The second time we have stayed here and nothing has changed in the 18mths since our last stay. The rooms are very average and could do with a good refurb. Ok if you are just wanting a bed for the night.

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights here - 27 & 28 Feb. For such a lovely location at Cowes it was very disappointing to see how run down the hotel has become. Stayed there ten years ago when it was so much better. There appears to have been no money spent on it. Small rooms, not very clean either, bath very scratched... More

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theconti59, Manager at The Continental Hotel Phillip Island, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback. Yes the Hotel was built in 1976, we are a 3 Star Hotel located in the heart of cowes, our rooms are affordable and most boast water view. While we are not the Hilton we endeveour to provide quality service at a reasonable price. Regarding breakfast, this is a complimentary service we provide to all guests,... 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*
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