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Ramada Resort Phillip Island
Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Cowes
Munich, Germany
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Private villa's in a natural surroundings”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stayed for one night in a 1 bedroom bungalow, (no 278) after watching the penguins and we were a little nervous around other trip advisor comments. However we could not fault the accommodation.
We found the accommodation "private villa's in a natural surroundings"; very clean, well equipped & the sheets on the very comfortable bed were divine!
Very friendly stuff round up the the overall lovely stay.
We will come back one day

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed February 12, 2014

Having read some of the reviews I was not looking forward to my weekend away. What a surprise we got it was lovely. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean and tidy. We relaxed by the clean refreshing pool with plenty of sun loungers and shade. Breakfast was good value for money and a wide variety to choose from. We also had an evening meal which we both really enjoyed. No complaints here looking forward to revisiting with other family. Keep up the good work , we had a great anniversary weekend.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed over the long weekend in jan. The concept of the resort is great. The staff however had poor customer service skills.

The breakfast staff made us feel like everything was too much trouble.

Rooms were what we expected but in a poor condition

Can't say I would go again.

Stayed January 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

As a Wyndham owner, this place rates as the worst I have ever encountered as far as cleanliness and customer service is concerned, even though Wyndham harp on and on about providing 5 star service and valuing owner feedback which I was only too happy to give, it's clear they don't give a toss! They need to stop ignoring the obvious and do something about it.

I left 2 messages for manager of this resort, Mark, yet I never even received the courtesy of a phone call back from him during my stay or after offering a satisfactory explanation. From all the negative reviews I see listed, I would have given up too trying to make excuse after excuse for sub standard service, which for my experience included:

unwashed glasses placed back on shelf, (I took 2 glasses to reception to show them as proof as well as pics on my ph of other concerns in the apartment), dirty/crusty oven mitts left in drawer, baked on food and crumbs left in oven, broken tv remotes, crusty residue/stains on couch cushions and kitchen chairs, dust and rubbish left underneath and behind beds, filthy pools and that's only the start!

I would also like to know why no mid week clean was done for me as promised by front desk staff member, "Abbey", why I had to ring twice to request clean sheets and why staff member "Rochelle" (who obviously has no listening skills) had robes and slippers delivered to my room instead????........What an absolute joke this place is!

Wyndham, get your act together! I don't pay fees every year for crappy accommodation and customer service This resort needs a total overhaul, including new management.



Stayed January 2014
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Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Used a three bedder with two bathrooms for five Adults. Great location. Staff were extremely friendly especially in Pizzeria. Only negative was took too long to have unit ready as check in time was 2pm but wasn't ready until 4.30 pm. The doona was covered in stains which was off-putting. Sheets and pillow slips were sparkling clean. It Also was obvious that floor hadn't been vaccuumed. We would stay again despite these minor slip ups.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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RamadaPhillipIsland, General Manager at Ramada Resort Phillip Island, responded to this review, February 4, 2014
Dear Tracey W

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to us regarding your recent stay here at Ramada Phillip Island. We greatly appreciate your comments, as they help us in our effort to continually improve our level of service.

I have shared your positive comments with the team as it is great for them to hear direct feedback form our happy guests

Thank you again for your comments and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Ramada Phillip Island.

Sincerely,
Mark H Fletcher
General Manager
Ramada Phillip Island
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Maryborough, Australia
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Reviewed January 30, 2014

I was hesitant to book Ramada based on other reviews, but it still looked so lovely and got a good deal, so I figured we should make our own conclusions by giving it a go. Very glad we did, sure the villas need a bit of TLC, and kitchenware needs some replacing, but we experienced excellent customer service by several staff throughout our stay. The kids loved the pool and the games room, which became a bit costly, but hey, you don't go away to save money. Peaceful surrounds, but so close to everything on the island, we walked across the road to the wildlife park and had a great time feeding the kangaroos and wallabies. As a family destination I would definitely recommend the Ramada.

Room Tip: Villa 311, a 3BR, was just perfect for us, near to all the great facilities and café, and just far e...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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RamadaPhillipIsland, General Manager at Ramada Resort Phillip Island, responded to this review, February 4, 2014
Dear Tracey W

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to us regarding your recent stay here at Ramada Phillip Island. We greatly appreciate your comments, as they help us in our effort to continually improve our level of service.

We are commencing a number of projects in 2014 that will see the resort further improve in not only the facilities and resort presentation but also the Cottages I have also shared your positive comments with the team here at the Resort

Thank you again for your comments and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Ramada Phillip Island.

Sincerely,
Mark H Fletcher
General Manager
Ramada Phillip Island
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Our room wasn't ready by 2pm. Once in the room was very average. The A/C wasn't cold (would've been colder in the fridge. They swiped our card for $100 on arrival in case of damage which was meant to be a hold but they charged us and it was only that I picked it up in the statement, hopefully I can get a refund but still waiting. The power went out only in couple on units half way through the night and never came back on even by the time we had left by 10. Really really bad management, do yourself a favor drive straight past and stay somewhere else. Be warned.

Room Tip: Don't stay here at all
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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Property: Ramada Resort Phillip Island
Address: 2128 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia (Formerly All Seasons Phillip Island Eco Resort)
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ramada Resort Phillip Island 4*
Number of rooms: 175
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated two hour’s drive from Melbourne, Ramada Resort Phillip Island is close to a variety of natural wildlife experiences, popular tourist attractions, swimming and surfing beaches, and breathtakingrugged beauty. Book your escape to Phillip Island where you can view Australia’s largest colony of fur seals, watch hundreds of Little Penguins returning to their burrows in the famous Penguin Parade andexplore seaside villages offering alfresco dining and shopping. Ramada Resort Phillip Island is spread across 65 acres of countryside and features Numbers Café & Bar; a Pizzeria; health centrewith gym and spa; pool, two tennis courts and more. ... more   less 
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