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Rottnest Island Authority

Visitor Center, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6959, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Shepparton, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I rented a sea view 3 bedroom apartment in Thompson Bay South for two nights in October. It was equipped with basic kitchen utensils etc for cooking up simple meals. The beds and furniture are basic but comfortable enough. The pillows could be improved upon and extra toilet rolls were needed. The outside day bed did not have the cushion... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We returned to Rotto for three days this September. We booked a “Caroline Thomson Cabin”. Don’t expect any more comfort then necessary, but if you are going to Rottnest for staying in your room you should stay at home and save your money… The interior of the cabins contains six beds, a bath and a small equipped kitchenette. The island... More 

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Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Thank you for providing feedback following your stay in one of our Caroline Thomson Cabins. We hope to see you again in the future and wish you the very best. More 

Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My girlfriend booked a Saturday night at the Longreach Bay accommodation for us as a treat, after I'd had a highly stressful week at work. Any Perth resident will be familiar with Rottnest Express and their exorbitant prices (I wonder just who they bribed to get that particular near-monopoly?), but handing over $75 each for the packed 25 minute crossing... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Although the ferry is quite expensive it is definitely worth the money. A spectacular island with gorgeous quokkas. Even though quite cool the kids had a swim at one the the beautiful beaches. Would have loved to have spent at least a night. Hire a bike the best way to get around and explore.

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Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your trip to Rottnest. Hiring a bike is definitely the best way to explore the Island and its many beautiful bays and beaches. We hope to see you again soon and if you choose to stay overnight, please visit our website which will give you all the information you need about the different types... More 

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Beautiful relaxing jewel, unique and lightly touched by people. Given the total area under management by the RIA and the logistics, a great State park that is not supported by WA State. The accommodation is as shown, simple, uncrowded, beautifully located, rustic, all within a hop step or jump to a prestine white sand beach, no shoes required!. Ride around... More 

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Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed the Island and what it has to offer. We hope you will visit again some time soon. More 

Perth, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Thank goodness for the volunteers , the visitor centre paid staff were appalling. We arrived on Sunday morning & if we didn't know what questions to ask we never would have found out what was available or what was included in our winter package & how it worked. After a second visit to the centre we had about half the... More 

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Jonathan M, Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Thank you for having taken the time to discuss your review with me on the phone and I am glad that the service subsequently received was of a higher standard. Your feedback is appreciated and we will be aiming to improve as a result. More 

Perth
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Just back from an amazing stay in Rottness at one of the Units at Longreach&Fray Bay. Really impressed with the aminites, the cleaniless, service and the location. Amazing!! The fact that every day I slept listening to the sea and in the morning could walk on the sand beach, the bays just look amazing. Every day I sat on the... More 

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Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay on Rottnest Island and thank you for the feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Houston
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

So, the title of this review is right on point. If you take kids, you'll find yourself allowing them to frolic in beautiful sandy beaches that are reminiscent of the Caribbean or Cancun. Unspoiled coral and beautiful crashing waves with a view of the Indian Ocean... Just unbelievable! The bus is the perfect way to get on and off to... More 

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Jonathan M, General Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review! We really appreciate your feedback and are glad that you took the time to experience both the environmental and cultural richness of the Island. We hope to see you on the Island again in the near future. Warm regards. More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We have just returned from a very relaxing holiday from Rottnest. My husband, sons and I stayed at number 225. It was a very Cosy little cabin with all we needed. I was very surprised that the beds were very comfortable, had a flat screen TV and a great heater to keep us warm. Everyone on the island were friendly,... More 

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Jonathan M, General Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Thank you for review following your recent stay on the Island! We appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to seeing you on the Island again in the near future. Warm regards. More 

Washington, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Just returned from rottnest with my father who is visiting from the uk for the first time. I insisted we go to rottnest as it's a must see in wa. We stayed 4 nights in unit 316. I was shocked and embarrassed at the poor standard of accommodation when we arrived. Our unit was dirty with dead cockroaches and an... More 

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Jonathan M, Manager at Rottnest Island Authority, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your stay on Rottnest Island which was subsequently addressed directly with you after your departure. We will try hard to do better on a future occasion as we seek to raise standards on the Island. More 

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Address: Visitor Center, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6959, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Cockburn > Rottnest Island
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Number of rooms: 219
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