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The Island Accommodation

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10 - 12 Phillip Island Tourist Road | The Big Wave Complex, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

S38°30'54.7668" E145°21'24.5268" The YHA is in the new Big Wave complex from 2010, over the bridge from San Remo turn left before the visitors information centre. The Big Wave complex is well signed, not the YHA above the shops. The entrance is on the left side of the café. The YHA has two levels and a roof terrace. Our twin... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay in Phillip Island. Located just after the bridge, close to many amenities, Nice for families, rooms are big and spacious with shared kitchens, TV rooms and a coin op laundry. Fans only in rooms, but nice and airy, even in summer.

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Thank Keith L
South Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice place, friendly and helpful staff. nice location as you enter the island. close to IGA in new haven and San Remo over the bridge. plenty of walking and cycling tracks around. good cooking amenities. for the price you pay you cant go wrong.

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Thank Boris i
Newhaven, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Great clean, modern & spacious hostel with friendly staff and an amazing cafe directly downstairs. Beautiful area with lots of nature parks nearby and beautiful surf beaches. Would recommend for all nature lovers and surfers!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The Hostel is pretty cool. The atmosphere is a really good one. The staff is very friendly and you can do joking with these guys. The Kitchen is big enough to find a place to cook and in comparison to other Hostels very tidy, also the amanities in comparison to other Hostels is very clean. The noise in the House... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing. Dorm smelt like someone had been smoking weed recently. Dirty/used towel and bed sheets on floor. Crumbs all over floor. Dirty coffee cups on stool. Upside was bathrooms clean. My friend and I had to sleep with the fan on because of the smell. Reception gave us Glen 20 to spray. Lift dodgy. Spiller coffee in hall way.

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Thank Barbara M
1IslandAccommodation, Manager at The Island Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We hope you enjoyed yourself and appreciate you staying with us at Phillip Island. Our management team and staff review all feedback and are always looking for ways for future and return guests to have the best experience we can provide. Keep making great things happen. The Island Accommodation - YHA Phillip Island More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

It was sold as a hostel room, which I think it is, but we had our own room with bathroom and toilet. It was comfy enough, very clean and surprisingly quiet. Cheap enough for one night but not the best location. It's alright though because the island is small.

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1IslandAccommodation, Manager at The Island Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We hope you enjoyed yourself and appreciate you staying with us at Phillip Island. Our management team and staff review all feedback and are always looking for ways for future and return guests to have the best experience we can provide. Keep making great things happen. The Island Accommodation - YHA Phillip Island More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I have stayed with my tour groups 3 times in the past year and every time the service and place itself has always been an exceptional hostel stay. After a long day of touring it's nice to come back to The Island Accommodation, put my feet up on the balcony, chill out for a bit after a fast check in,... More 

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1IslandAccommodation, Manager at The Island Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We hope you enjoyed yourself and appreciate you staying with us at Phillip Island. Our management team and staff review all feedback and are always looking for ways for future and return guests to have the best experience we can provide. Keep making great things happen. The Island Accommodation - YHA Phillip Island More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

The accommodation is more of a modern / upscale backpacker property, then a hotel. Friendly and cool staff. The rooms are very clean, although a bit on the small size. Small TV, no fridge in room, but large communal fridges in very large and modern kitchen and dining area. Good value for money. You will need another form of transport... More 

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1IslandAccommodation, Manager at The Island Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We hope you enjoyed yourself and appreciate you staying with us at Phillip Island. Our management team and staff review all feedback and are always looking for ways for future and return guests to have the best experience we can provide. Keep making great things happen. The Island Accommodation - YHA Phillip Island More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Stayed recently whilst visiting friends on Phillip Island. Friendly, warm welcome, comfortable clean room & amenities, good prices. I highly recommend TheIsland. It's odd to see a recent negative review, that person is not describing the same place I stayed! Believe all the positives, this is a great place.

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1IslandAccommodation, Manager at The Island Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We hope you enjoyed yourself and appreciate you staying with us at Phillip Island. Our management team and staff review all feedback and are always looking for ways for future and return guests to have the best experience we can provide. Keep making great things happen. The Island Accommodation - YHA Phillip Island More 

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