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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and i wanted to go away for the weekend to spend some quality time together, we decided to revisit Philip island again as we went for valentines day last year, we traweled various trip sites for suitable accommodation within our price range and came across an absolute gem of a hotel in The Castle on steele street Cowes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Ours was a short overnight stay,but we would have loved to have stayed longer. What a beautiful room (luxury spa apartment), spacious yet private and cosy. Great location and only a short walk to the beach and local eateries. Spa was great. We will definitely stay here again. Loved it. Thank you

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at The Castle. Our room was lovely, beautifully decorated. Seating for two on the back balcony overlooking the beautiful gardens. All you can hear is the sound of the ocean & the birds, I could have sat out there for hours. So close to town yet lovely and quite. Very friendly service. Appartment was very clean.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We have spent 2 nights in this wonderful hotel. Great location. Great room. The view on the garden is very nice. Spacious suite . Bathroom with jacuzzi. Very clean and you will simply feel spoilt. Jennie is amazing. She will let you feel at home. It was a pity to leave just after 2 days. Thank you Jenni! We will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

The location was very good, close to shops and restaurants, and parking the car on premise was fine. The room was more than good and we way too big for the 2 of us. Don't know what was on the day we arrived, but our welcome wasn't that great. We just got the key, and were pointed out to our... More 

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

Mr.Alex Meester from Denmark - you were given a novel welcome on arriving in the early evening for your 2-day stay at The Castle - an upgrade in a beautiful self-entering apartment with private balcony, garden views both front and rear and extras such as chocolates by the bed, your own coffee making machine with free coffee, free WiFi -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We have stayed in Phillip Island 3 and Castle Villa id definitely the best. We stayed in a suite at the back of the property. It was quiet overlooking the garden and extremely comfortable. Highlight is the spa bath on the balcony overlooking the garden!! The whole property is spacious with many sitting out areas, including a lovely outdoor terrace.... More 

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to thank us with your enthusiastic review HongKong Susie. We really enjoy being able to share our Castle with guests who come with a positive attitude and understand how to have a magic holiday. In your case you spread good cheer and it was a pleasure to have you stay. Many thanks and come... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We stayed in 2 bedroom self contained 'townhouse for 2 nights' Good - location - very close to the Cowes beach and high street. Bad - we did not get what we paid for. Property advertised as a townhouse but actually an apartment, with no wifi at all (our booking confirmation indicated that we would have free wifi). Most of... More 

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

This person booked through an agent and booked for 1 couple and arrived as a family group. The property has two bedrooms but one is closed off if only 1 bedroom is booked - hence the disclosure to us by phone after they booked in, to come there and open other bedroom. Then some story was concocted as to why... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Stayed here recently for two nights. Really nice place close to the beach and the City centre. The room was very spacious but the balcony even bigger! Great to relax with a glas of wine. Boutique accommodation as it should be. Unfortunately no Internet available in the room and no Food Service.

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1 Thank AndreMueller87
willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

thank you for choosing Castle Villa - the internet always wavers around on Phillip Island and we had such a massive amount of visitors on the Island in January - a record apparently. However you are always able to access it here and if any problem go out of bedroom to the lounge areas or your private outside balcony or... More 

Seaford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Impressed from the moment we arrived. Friendly greeting, beautiful gardens, and even more stunning hotel/apartment. Attention to detail was just amazing. Everything we needed, was provided. Only one downfall was that we couldn't stay long enough. We will certainly be staying there again, hopefully very soon. Natalie & Shane

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

hello Natalie and Shane - thank you for taking the time to write such a kind and sweet review - we dont do too bad a job do we? Words such as yours give us a real lift and the inspiration to keep on keeping on. We have the champagne on ice for your next visit! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This "villa" is in a great location. The large room, was comfortable but in need of an update! The bed was not comfortable and there was no internet available in the room! I think at this price there should be more to offer. It felt like we were staying in a B & B but without breakfast!

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willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the Sea, responded to this review

Yes our villa is in a great location. Many thanks for your comments More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castle Villa by the Sea

Address: 7-9 Steele St | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $130 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Castle Villa by the Sea 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Castle Hotel Cowes
The Castle Villa By The Sea Phillip Island/Cowes
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
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