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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for two nights. The staff were quite nice. Id say the staff were the nicest part about this place. The outside is really messy. Looks like its getting painted and the feont garden looks like its being cleaned up. So possibly there fixing it up. There bits of wood everywhere. Bins overflowing. Paint everywhere. Inside isnt too bad....

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in. Saw the room... filthy, smelly, poorly maintained, insects nesting on the ceiling, the list is endless... pure horror... spent 5 minutes in the room and left. Absolutely disgusting. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night as we were going to the penguin parade. To be honest we were a little frightened when we turned up cause from the outside it is run down and very old. The rooms are also outdated but has everything you need to be comfortable. Wouldn't stay more than a night. Also our bed had a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a function at the hotel. The rooms are what you would expect for the price, but I was pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness and how comfortable the beds were. The staff were also extremely helpful and pleasant to deal with. Would stay there again!

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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

The location is great and the spa bath is definitely the star here, apart from that, this hotel should be classified as motel, everything is very old amd outdated, I found spider on the bed, carpet is dirty and the sofa bed mattress is very thin. Breakfast is very complimentary but very basic, toast , cereals and fruits from the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Please be aware that during peak times most places on Phillip Island will want minimum stays from 2 to some 5 nights. This was an exception for mid January and we were pleasantly surprised, they openly said it was pub style accommodation but it was clean. The staff were very good a nice basic continental breakfast and for this type...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Let's face it, this ain't no Taj Mahal... but then it doesn't claim to be. We were apprehensive after reading other reviews but at short notice in the middle of the holidays we couldn't find much else where we wanted to be. Location wise this is excellent, right where you want to be on the beach and near all the...

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

Yes its a little on the old side. Yes its a little dated. Its not plush. Its not flash. But the staff were very welcoming and most accommodating. The location is superb. Its not the Ritz, but then it doesn't cost like the Ritz either. For where it is, it floor furnishings are practical. We stayed in 2 rooms and...

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1Thank Erin H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed December 19, 2016

On arrival we were shown to our room and had to climb 4 flights of stairs to get to and the stairs were rusted and unsafe, there were 5 shopping trolleys left all around at the bottom of the stairs, not to mention the endless amounts of cigarette butts EVERYWHERE.... Once entering the room the first thing I noticed was...

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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Whilst staying in Australia we decided to stay 1 nt at Phillip island. Our friend booked this so we didn't know what we were staying in. My heart sank when we turned up at the hotel. It looked in desperate need of a revamp so I wasn't expecting much inside either! I always use trip advisor whenever I book anywhere...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Food & drink at the hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Continental Hotel Phillip Island

Address: 5 The Esplanade | PO Box 797, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $97 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Continental Hotel Phillip Island 2.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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