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Seahorse Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was a good size for us as we booked the double size room. We ended up staying 2 nights instead of 1. The staff were very helpful in informing us of everything to do on the island, Was a great help in getting us booked in for the penguin parade.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Host was very nice to recommend some dinner places for us after the penguin parade, and he even turned on e room heater for us so that it will be comfortable when we get back to the motel. Big rooms even for standard and also nice n clean. Thumbs up! (Only downside is there is no heater in the bathroom,... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Seahorse Motel for one night while we experienced the Penguin Parade. The owner was so friendly. When he found out we didn't have a warm jacket for the Penguin Parade he offered us one of his...thank goodness - it was cold! He was also very helpful with recommending places to eat. Definitely recommend this hotel!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Very clean rooms and great facilities. The rooms are modern and roomy - huge bathroom. Good playground area for children and adults. Friendly and helpful staff. Great location short walk to the beach and shops.

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Thank Beth B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We stayed at this motel for only one night (room 15) and had an awesome stay. The room seems really new and we loved the bed. It was really comfortable and they even had a heating blanket on the bed. Amazing! They really pay attention to detail. Its also next to the main street in cowes and 15 minutes drive... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We booked direct with the motel for the best rate of $190nett for a 2br apartment for 2 nights. The owners Catherine & Lino are nice and friendly to deal with. They gave wifi access for 5 of us (5 devices) which they didn't charge us for, which is a real bonus as almost all other motels and home stays... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The building and grounds are well maintained, The staff were helpful; the room was clean and nicely decorated; the room rate was reasonable and the motel is located in a quiet side street close the main shops. overall very easy and pleasant stay.

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Thank Mary R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Was there for 1 night. 15 mins drive from Penguin Parade. Motel is in the main town of Philip Island with supermarket and restautants. Great choice for short stays. Owner was friendly, Room was clean with parking lot right in front of room. Only glitch was the water boiler should be maintained.

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Thank ivant118
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The staff were helpful about the penguin parade although told us they had only just arrived as relief managers so were still learning the area. The room was clean and rather large but that made it hard to heat. The decor was quite dated. The lack of hand towel or floor mat in the room was a negative. Had to... More 

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Greater Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

arrived to a very warm and friendly welcome immediatley informed of area and events by maps etc parked car outside r9 room was very clean and inviting had everything we needed shower had excellent pressure tv reception was great would have loved foxtel but im a footy nut but thats what pubs are 4 lol bed was comfortable had no... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Seahorse Motel

Address: 29-31 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $82 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seahorse Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Seahorse Hotel Cowes
Seahorse Motel Cowes
Seahorse Motel Phillip Island/Cowes
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