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The Waves Apartments

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 1 The Esplanade | P.O. Box 108, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Cowes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Excellent location in Cowes where you can park the car on site and walk to the beach and town. Room was exactly as advertised; everything worked, everything was clean and we were easily able to change towels at reception (very friendly). Beds were not over the top, but comfortable. We all slept well after our days of adventures. Parent's bedroom... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival we received amazing service from Celia the receptionst. Parking is secure. Great location as park, bbq, and beach are right across the road. Shops are withing walking distance. Very clean and kid friendly. Stayed in room 244 .

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Hong Kong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The rooms in this complex are all apartments self-catering type and of a good size. Our booking was a two-bedroom unit with a balcony overlooking the sea. Location is good in that it is a five-minute walk to the town center. Apart from good Wi-Fi and a pleasant receptionist, we found the whole complex rather ho hum and somewhat over... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Booked a two bedroom apartment (243) overlooking the beach with a lovely balcony . The room was nice, clean and well laid out. The main bed was not as comfortable as others I have slept in. The second bedroom had a bunk and single bed as well as the kitchette. The kitchenette was very convenient with a full size fridge.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

. Central Location - absolutely everything at your finger tips. . Clean rooms. . Close to shops, chemist, supermarket etc. All in walking distance. . Opposite beach (no swimming pool, but good swimming beach opposite). . Restaurants, bars & cafés everywhere. . Water views (The views are slightly blocked in part by trees but are still pretty good). . Under... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were greeted with very friendly and helpful lady at the counter on Oct 27 afternoon. She even provided us with information on the attractions. Great view on The Esplanade in Cowes out from our balcony. Nice room. We got one with 1 queen and 2 single beds. Complete kitchenette. They have a jacuzzi too.

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Dubbo, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We booked this apartment through Bass Coast Visitor Information Centre and travelled 14 hours to go to our first MotoGP on Phillip Island. The $600 a night we paid was due to our late booking. What a HUGE disappointment in Apartment 319. The musty smell met us at the door and it was all downhill from there. The apartment was... More 

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Albion Park, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay. Extremely helpful and friendly staff. It is right across the road from the beach. Rooms are extremely clean and large. We had a room facing the beach which was fantastic. Beds are extremely comfortable and it had a large bathroom. We would stay there again. Extremely highly recommended. Thank you.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Booked a two night stay with a Groupon voucher, we were greeted with a smile from the receptionist and offered a free upgrade to a beach facing apartment. Very pleasant outlook from the balcony and lovely sunshine streaming through the floor to ceiling glass doors. Secure parking and a lift opening very close to our door. The apartment had everything... More 

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Pakenham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights using a Groupon deal that I had purchased. The venue is in a great location directly opposite the beach and only a block from the main street of Cowes so cafés and shops are within a couple of minutes walk. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by reception staff and maps for the local... More 

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Address: No. 1 The Esplanade | P.O. Box 108, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Waves Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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