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Tropicana Motor Inn
3.5 of 5 Motel   |   22-26 Osbourne Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia   |  
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Hotel amenities
Special Deal
Free breakfast with your stay
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Cowes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Longreach, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stay 2 nights, bed comfortable, can walk to the shops, management friendly and very, helpful, we were able to use BBQ, they supplied us with a box of tools to use, they have a guest laundry and a clothesline they are happy for you to use

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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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Queensland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed at the Tropicana for 3 night, the staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was clean and spacious, decor plain, bed comfortable, bathroom very clean, quite location. It is close to the beach, restaurants and shops. We would stay again.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We've stayed in Family Suite and it was great.
Suite was very clean.
Lots of space and it was comfortable.
Location is great, close to restaurants, grocery stores, shops and beach.

Staff is friendly.
Recommend!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Homebush, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

If you are looking for budget accomodation in summer well you can stay at the Tropicana. It isnt a 4 star hotel, its 3 star standard hotel.

i stayed in a family room which had 2 singles and 1 queen bed. The quilt cover did look a bit dirty and took a little bit of encouragement to lie on... but the bed was above average and not the worst. The location for Cowes is great, walking distance from the main street.

The bathroom is the most modern of the features with a decent shower which is always welcome, but having the mirror on the wall to right above the sink makes it difficult to shave!

Just a word of advice when killing time in your room watching foxtel. The front desk may change channels on you so if you wish to watch a particular sport or show at night ask the front desk to change channels so you can watch in your room.

In summary, a throw back to the motor inn days, but at a minimal rate, this hotel is more than suitable for the price.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Black Diamond
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Very quiet location and comfortable bed! We had just been through a string of hard beds and loud rooms, this place was a delight! We actually slept in we were so comfortable. Would recommend to everyone.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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spain
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We choose this motel as we needed to sleep six people. The motel itself is pretty average. It is fairly old and while there is a pool we did not try it as the weather was cool. The two bedroom apartmentis spacious and suited our needs but when we used the spa bath the water had a decidely green colour.
The location is good and only 200m from the beach and about the same from a supermarket. A reasonable option for a stay.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Viterbo, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We found this motel among all the ones around there and I must say that it has been a good choise. price has been good for the service. Room quite clean and wide. Staff is kind and suggested us a good restaurant. It was a dead period of the year and of the week but we've been satisfied with our experience. It's close to the penuine parade island, where we were coming from.
very good for one night!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 22-26 Osbourne Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Cowes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tropicana Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Tropicana Motor Inn provides superb Phillip Island accommodation centrally located in a quiet area of Cowes, Phillip Island. Being only minutes walk to the beach, restaurants and great shopping we are your perfect Phillip Island destination. We cater for groups with a Dinner Bed and Breakfast packages available. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Tropicana Motor Inn Phillip Island/Cowes

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