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Glen Isla House

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230 Church St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful accommodation, fantastic, friendly and informative hosts, great location. The beach is very close (2 minutes) and the Main Street in Cowes town is about a 15 min walk away (1.8 km). 10 minutes drive from the penguin colony. Very clean and nicely finished bathrooms....More

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Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded May 26, 2018

Thanks indeed for your review and kind words... "Charm & Character' seem to feature in our guest comments on a regular basis over the years. Nothing contempory or quirky here at Glen Isla - just refined elegance and old-world charm that comes with the genuine...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

What a delightful place to stay! The room was absolutely beautiful and so comfortable. The hosts were wonderful - warm, welcoming, helpful. The accommodation is in a pretty garden, with access to the beach. Breakfast was lovely. We couldn't recommend it more highly.More

Thank Maureen G
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks for taking a few minutes to leave us a review, and thanks especially for your personal recommendation. It means a lot to us, and we certainly appreciate it. Beach out the back gate, authentic & very private heritage gardens, shops, cafes & restaurants nearby,...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Beautiful property! Very spacious, clean and comfortable room with walk in robe and ensuite located only 5 minutes from the town centre. And the wonderful beach is a short walk out the side gate of the lovely property.More

Thank KenandDimi
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded May 3, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review in TripAdvisor, and thanks for choosing Glen Isla (we realise you had a choice!)... Direct access to the pristine sandy beach and proxinity to shops, cafes and restaurants in Cowes are often mentioned by our...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

Hosts Ian & Madeleine made our visit to Philip Island and Glen Isla House a highlight of our Australia trip. When we arrived we were met by Ian who took the time to give us a great insight into the area and places to see...More

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Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded April 23, 2018

Thanks indeed for taking the time to leave us a review, and thanks for you kind words.... There is a lot to see and do here on our 'nature island', with the Little Penguins as a centrepiece! Many of our international visitors now stay 2...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

The hosts could not have been more helpful. It is a beautiful place within walking distance of the beach and ideally positioned to go to Penguin Parade just a short drive away. The rooms are of a very high quality and it is so peaceful...More

Thank edgeways
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded April 23, 2018

Dear "S"... Thanks indeed for your review. "Peace and Calm" abounds in the 2 acres of heritage gardens here at Glen Isla, and many of our guests comment on this aspect of our accommodations offering at Glen Isla. Of course the sandy beach beckons just...More

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Multi award-winning boutique country-house accommodations offering discerning travellers finest surroundings, absolute privacy and unobtrusive service from internationally experienced and well traveled ...More owner/hosts. Set in the grounds of the historic Glen Isla Homestead (c1870), we offer genuine historic and purpose architected guest accommodations all with modern bathroom amenities and separate entrances, secluded and very private heritage gardens, refined elegance & old-world charm just 100m from a pristine sandy beach. Enjoy chef-inspired breakfasts in the elegant dining room overlooking the authentic heritage gardens (kitchen may be closed some days), and local nature/wildlife experiences at Phillip Island Nature Parks (close to Little Penguins, Koalas and the Seal Watching Cruise). Highly recommended Frommers Australia Guide as the best place to stay. Recommended Fodors, and Lonely Planet Guides since 2007. Member of Small Elegant Hotels since 2004. TripAdvisor HALL of FAME inductee for TriAdvisor excellence awards 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. GLEN ISLA HOUSE is not associated in any way with another property nearby called Apartments at Glen Isla. Glen Isla House is the original and historic Glen Isla dating from c1870 with private heritage gardens and direct beach access, warmly welcoming discerning travellers since 2003. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$181 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Glen Isla House Phillip Island/Cowes
Location
Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$181 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Glen Isla House Phillip Island/Cowes
Location
Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
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Rhonda S
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Glen_Isla_House | Property representative |
Dear Rhonda, Apologies for the delayed reply. We are currently closed for our annual winter recess and have been away from the property for a few days on our break. We close every year for a winter break, while we... More
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"Rooms all looked nice, but our de luxe room was delightful."
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"All the rooms seem to be nice."
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"all rooms faced out to garden ,a lovely sitting dinning area in middle"
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"Depending on availability, take a room not too close to the main gate."
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