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Seahorse Motel

#1 of 11 Hotels in Cowes
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29-31 Chapel Street, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we opted for this motel after comparing trip advisor ratings. No it's not five star or even modern but we weighed up the cost of one here and dinner was the same all up price of the more expensive hotel resorts. If your wanting a clean no frills base to day trek from this certainly fits the bill. Rooms are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Seahorse Motel offers basic but clean and comfortable accommodation. Some rooms appear better than others....my sister's family had a pleasant family room, where our double room next door seemed a little more basic...the painted brick walls have a slight 'cell block' feel, but having said that, the room was very comfortable and well maintained. I'd be happy to return... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night due to its proximity to the Penguin Parade. Penguins are about 15-20mins away. Very clean, and comfortable room at reasonable price. Room is adequately equipped with towels , heated bed and shower gel. Close proximity to Coles supermarket as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night and it was divine. Catherine at reception was waiting at her desk when we had arrived and was interested to know what our travel plans were and gave us suggestions on what to look for on the island. The room was a nice touch. It was heated when we arrived, which was lovely in 11... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for the weekend of 4-5 July to celebrate our wedding anniversary and were warmly welcomed by Catherine, the friendly and extremely helpful hostess who provided us with an info map of things to see and do on the island. Our recently re-furbished room has an interesting feature in the bathroom - a digital clock mirror that lights up... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed on a 2 bedroom unit for one night at the Seahorse Motel. It was spacious, clean and comfortable. The rooms had been renovated in the last few years and had a nice feel to them. The kitchen had everything you could need and the sheets and towels were clean and crisp. The reception staff were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Stayed at the Seahorse on Saturday night. Great motel in a fantastic location. Only a 5 - 10 minute walk to the main street of Cowes. Rooms are a comfortable size, very clean and the water pressure in the shower was excellent. Owners were very helpful and friendly. I would definitely stay here again when visiting Phillip Isand.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have just returned from an overnight stay at Cowes. Going on the reviews here, we booked at the Seahorse Motel. We could not have been more pleased. The host was kind and welcoming and very friendly. Our room was very spacious, and the bed very comfortable. The shower worked well, as did the amenities such as the WiFi and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Stayed here for a night and found the place well kept and clean. Great that parking is free. My 4yo loves the playground -- will be a great place to occupy the kids in summer. Convenient place as it is a short drive away from Penguin Parade and other attractions such as A maze and things.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The King deluxe suite was beautiful, lovely CLEAN large room upstairs, large TV. Perfect for a nice nights stay! Pool, playground, good parking, friendly staff, easy booking and very reasonable price.

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