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Holmwood Guesthouse

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37 Chapel Street | (cnr Steele St), Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a family weekend at Holmwood. Part of the family stayed in the main house, and part stayed in the 2-storey studio. The quality of the accommodation was excellent. The food (two dinners and two breakfasts) was of high quality and excellent value. We were made to feel very welcome. The location was very convenient - walking distance to... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived too early, Jill the owner said would you like to see the cottage which we did and also unloaded our car, we were obviously in the way, she also offered to make us a cup of tea. Wonderful stay, we were there for two nights, generous array of shampoo, tea and coffee, even make up remover. Comfortable bed,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed here over the Easter break and had a fantastic time. We stayed in the main house and found the amenities modern, clean and the communal areas exceptionally well decorated and great to relax in. The other guests were very friendly, as was our host Jill who went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
23 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stayed for two nights, enjoyed every minute. Can't rate highly enough. What's good, everything, cleanliness, welcome (little things like introducing us to other guests over breakfast), breakfast itself, location and sharing of local knowledge, free wifi. Anything not so good, can't think of anything. Personal thanks for helping to make our stay special.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A beautiful cottage/apartment, 5 mins stroll from the beach. It is clean, packed with amenities and thoughtful items such as a small pint of milk, tea and sugar. It has flat screen TVs and free wifi (if a little spotty sometimes). Good location and full of personality. It even has its own little outside area perfect for a glass of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed in Driftwood Spa Cottage, which has recently been re-furbished and is really smart. But it was form over function. Eg: there is nowhere for hanging clothes, although good amount of drawer space; in the bathroom the shelf running along under the mirror meant ducking under the shelf to get close to the basin - really awkward; the make-up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a must. We booked the entire guest house with 3 couples. After driving from Brisbane in Classic cars for the Phillip Island classic car race. This was a home away from home. The decor is gorgeous, exceptionally clean. Our host was delightful. We have travelled all over the world and have never felt so at home.

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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you stay with us for four days. We love it when grooups book the whole house. You really made the house come alive and it was fun cooking you dinner on your final night. Hope the drive home was without drama and I hope we see you again next year. Jill More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
33 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The house and our room were beautifully appointed, with everything you could possibly want, and the owner could not have been more hospitable. Our on,y regret is gat we couldn't stay longer. The house is located within easy walking distance of the sea front, and centrally within island facilities. This really is the best accommodation we have seen when travelling... More 

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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

John thank you for your lovely review. It really means something when someone who has written 109 reviews over 55 cities says this is the best accommodation they have seen around the world. We were really chuffed and it inspires us to try even harder to make every persons visit to Holmwood special. More 

London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
32 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We can't speak highly enough of Holmwood Guesthouse. Everything about this B&B is excellent. We stayed in the Verandah Room which was elegant, modern, clean and very comfortable. There are many nice touches in the rooms such as luxury toiletries, a tea pot and fresh milk. The communal areas are as lovely as the rooms and the gardens are well... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently enjoyed a two night stay where we were warmly welcomed by the owner, Jill. The rooms are truly beautiful, with all if the nice touches you would expect in a classy hotel. The breakfast was cooked to order and was again excellent.

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