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The Castle Villa by the Sea

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The Castle Luxury Villa offers you your own island oasis and perfect carefree holiday accommodation, footsteps from the beach-front and hidden away in a magical garden
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Kitchenette
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We booked this hotel so we could attend a close friend’s wedding. Being the super bikes weekend in Phillip Island, accommodation was filling up fast. Reading other reviews I was nervous to book here but decided to go ahead to ensure we had somewhere to...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank whatevsMelbourne
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Was glad to find this villa during the busy Australia Day long weekend. Jenny was lovely. Despite the name, it is not by the sea, as in, you can’t see the sea from the villa. We were not expecting it to be literally by the...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank LC888
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We had a fantastic 2 night getaway at The Castle over new years. Our hosts, Harley and Jenni, were very warm and welcoming. The Garden Suite was exactly what we were looking for in terms of relaxation and privacy. We had our very own garden...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Melissasue10
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This experience was so bad we ended up forfeiting our reservation. The manager (Jenny) was abusive, unreasonable and made my girlfriend cry! We were visiting for two nights to celebrate her birthday. When we first arrived she was dismissive and rude as our booking was...More

Date of stay: March 2017
29  Thank 101daniel88
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from a lovely overnight stay at Castle Villa By The Sea and the only thing that could have made it any better was to stay another night. We had a gorgeous room, almost like an apartment with a...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Gayle M
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"Garden Villa is Very peaceful"
Melissasue10
Jan 3, 2018
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"Read the fine print when you go for this property"
saadaustralia
Feb 22, 2016
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"My partner and I stayed in the suite which was very nice and romantic."
841gabbyb
Feb 9, 2015
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"Ask for a suite that looks over the beautiful garden"
serenav732
Jan 28, 2013
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PRICE RANGE
$145 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
castle hotel cowes
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaPhillip IslandCowes
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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