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Reviewed 2 September 2013

This hotel is clean but very run down with no facilities at all. Very old analogue tv furniture falling apart. This is a $50 dollar a night hotel not a $165 a night hotel. We stayed in a deluxe spa suite still rubbish.

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2Thank mackasenior
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Stayed in a "Deluxe" room which included "breakfast" for $160 per night. Curtains were torn, furniture was damaged with chipboard exposed , heating on air conditioning not functioning and rotting timber in the bathroom! It is the worst room I have stayed in in years and an embarrassment to Australian tourism. "Breakfast" turned out to be stale cereals and cheese...

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2Thank olive255100
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Staff exceptional, rooms a bit 'dated' but not the worst I have seen. Breakfast was so yummy and everything you could think of. Kids loved it being so close to the pier and across the road from the water.. Will 100% be staying there again.

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Thank Suzie Z
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I knew this was a 3 star motel style property so I was expecting such. I chose it because my sister had stayed there previously and she wanted to return but also because it has the perfect location if you want to stay in Cowes and it has a view of the iconic Cowes pier. I chose the "Executive suite"...

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1Thank LeonieshorncliffeQLD
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2013

High light: location to water Low lights: the "garden room" located at the back of hotel looks like a prison/toilet block, room was unclean, bathroom was mouldy and need of repair, the front door could not open and had a kicked in dent so we had to go through the sliding door on other side, "continental breakfast" was home brand...

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2Thank LILmala
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We booked in for one night as we were concern about the reviews, we ended up staying a week longer. Staff are very friendly and could not enough for us. Rooms were of good value and nice and clean. Guys if your wanting to say in a 5star and only pay 100 bucks your idiots. This is a great place...

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1Thank Sparkie07
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We thought we were lucky to get bargain accommodation and penguin passes through Deals.com.au The location of the hotel is great, very central with views. But buyer beware. Arrived Saturday to find we are roomed on the top level, so we had to lug five bags and three kids up three level of stairs. Tried to get the kids settled...

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2Thank Melinda C
Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2013

When looking at a room at the Continental it is worthwhile to focus on the price. Because that will remind you that; yes the room sometimes may have have a couple of insects in it, yes the room's hot water might only work 80% of the time, yes the walls are just brick and yes the TV reception is shoddy....

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2Thank Ben2791
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2013

My husband and I stayed here over the long weekend, we are hard workers so it was our treat for a weekend away, we had read alot of reviews & didnt know what to expect when we walked in. At check in we were greated by a lady with a big smile. Check in was quick & easy, we then...

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1Thank Lucy H
Bega
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We selected the Continental Hotel at Cowes for its position - and that is perfect - great view and close to Cowes Town Centre. However when we arrived back at the hotel after the Penguin Parade on a freezing June night, there was no hot water or heating in the room. I called reception (closed!) but the manager of the...

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3Thank MaryRoseNSW

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Continental Hotel Phillip Island

Address: 5 The Esplanade | PO Box 797, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: RM431 - RM880 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Continental Hotel Phillip Island 2.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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