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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 #1 of 11 hotels in Cowes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pakenham, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Hobart, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights in a Beach front panorama suite. The apartment was spacious with all the basic things you needed and very quiet. The views from the balcony were excellent and the apartment was gloriously sunny.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights at the Waves Apartment. Had a discount from purchasing a Groupon deal. It isn't posh or anything but it provided us with a comfortable stay. We upgraded ourselves to the beach facing suite, which I liked. Not that it matters much because the beach is really just outside the apartment and you are bound to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay for a few nights. Staff fantastic, rooms comfortable and the location speaks for itself. I would return when i have spare time and will bring my family as well. Give it a go. Wont be disappointed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked at the last minute. No rooms were available on line so phoned direct as we had stayed there a few times before. We were lucky (loyalty pays) and got an 'unserviced' room for two nights (Sunday & Monday) about $60 less than usual. The apartment had two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchenette, balcony and a sea view. The kitchenette was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed here with friends for the weekend, great location and great room (Beachside Premium, no sea view). Despite the weather being not too great this place and its location still kept us entertained. Rooms are large and balcony bigger than expected. The lady at reception was very welcoming when we arrived, a nice change to many other places we have... More

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Melbourne - Australia
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30 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a great room with a waterfront view. Kitchenette was well equipped and all you need, very spacious in the main part of the room with enough chairs/lounges to sit and enjoy the view, bathroom also very spacious, found the reception staff very friendly and helpful, a great place to spend a weekend

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Even though we spend just a night there but it was awesome.The reception staff was so polite in answering our questions.Apartment was bright and clean,there is a fully equipped kitchen for us to do some light cooking,there's even a jacuzzi bathtub to soak away the fatigue.There's a private carpark at basement meant for guests.Location was the best part,overlooking the sea,walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were on an extended holiday and decided to call in to the Island for a couple of nights before finally heading home. Well we couldn't have got worse weather - but we decided if we were going to stay then we needed a room that would overlook the stormy seas!! We'd seen this place on wotif with some great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here for one night. Rooms very big and stayed on a high floor with 2 single beds and spa and a queen bed. Our view was if the back of the hotel which we could see the ocean from outside I didn't mind the view at it's winter. Staff very friendly and bathroom very big. Only issue was we... 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*
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