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Holmwood Guesthouse

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Set in a cottage garden in a quiet tree lined street, Holmwood Guesthouse is the perfect place to pause and explore the natural attractions of Phillip Island, offering a choice of Bed & Breakfast accommodation or self-contained Spa Cottages, less than two hours drive from Melbourne.Holmwood Guesthouse is a stylish boutique retreat with three elegantly appointed rooms and two luxurious self-contained Spa Cottages, all just a five minute stroll from the Cowes main swimming beach, cafes and shops and just a fifteen minute drive to the Penguin Parade, Moto Grand Prix Circuit, spectacular coastal walks and wineries. All accommodation options have ensuite bathrooms, television, heating/cooling, complimentary wi-fi and the Spa Cottages also have private courtyard gardens, verandahs, barbeques and wood fires in winter. Depending on the season, breakfast (included in the Guesthouse rooms tariff, or as an extra for our Spa Cottage guests) is served in the dining room near the open fire or on the sun deck. We are licensed, so drinks and local wines are available and for group bookings a special dinner menu can be arranged for a private dining experience. The menu is prepared fresh daily according to availability of produce and guests' preferences.Holmwood Guesthouse is suitable for couples, small families and groups up to 10-14. For travellers on a self paced, round-Australia driving holiday, Holmwood is an ideal place to stay a while, unwind, be pampered or left alone, catch up with the washing and take time to truly experience the unique attractions of Phillip Island.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Smoking rooms available
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Jill welcomed us and advised that we had been upgraded to a spa cottage which was fantastically well appointed including everything for a full breakfast should we need it. With a comfortable bed and great spa bath plus a stylish living dining area, Holmwood Spa...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank RogerS3419
Response from JillySAustralia, Owner at Holmwood GuesthouseResponded November 4, 2018

Thanks Roger. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and saw lots and lots of our wonderful bird life. Jill

Reviewed October 28, 2018

Took our breath away when we arrived. Absolutely beautiful, quiet close to everything and the room, fireplace and spa was WOW. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone wanting a long or short stay. So romantic 😊

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank joannaesposito69
Response from JillySAustralia, Owner at Holmwood GuesthouseResponded October 29, 2018

Joanne so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your lovely review. Jill

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Lots to like about Holmwood! My son and I visited the Island for his birthday.The quiet spot within walking distance to the beach, the shops and restaurants. The guesthouse was clean and the hosts are very friendly, welcoming, helpful and excellent with local knowledge with...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank RJCJ5000
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful weekend in Phillip Island with friends. What a beautiful place to stay. Jill is a lovely host who was such great company. A lovely quiet place to stay only a block from the beach and the Main Street.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank CathF10
Response from JillySAustralia, Owner at Holmwood GuesthouseResponded October 7, 2018

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We love it when groups book out the three rooms in the house. It always makes for a lovely atmosphere and lots of laughter. We hope you come back soon.

Reviewed September 30, 2018

In a very quiet part of the very quiet town of Cowes is Holmwood Guesthouse, a very quiet Guesthouse. A quaint, very traditional homelike setting, with elegant touches in appearance and service, almost as from another older, better time. In reality this a modern B&B,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Gournemanz
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We have a laundry for our use but we can do some washing for you if required. warm regards Holmwood
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"Spa cottage was excellent"
Nov 3, 2018
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"Quiet and beautiful"
Oct 28, 2018
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Sep 30, 2018
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"The Cottages are wonderful and private."
Aug 17, 2018
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$179 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaVictoriaPhillip IslandCowes
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