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Glen Isla House

262 reviews
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
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“heritage suite”(7 reviews)
“b b”(25 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

We made a big mistake! We should have booked for longer. This was the very best accommodation we have had. The breakfast was superb and the hosts Madeleine and Bill were both friendly and professional. The fortified wine which was in the room went down...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

What a great place to stay on Phillip Island. Madeleine and Ian are the perfect hosts for this historic place. Stayed there for three nights and had the privilege to enjoy the comfort and peace of the Historic Suite. Pity that we had to continue...More

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Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks Ralph for your kind words... The Heritage Suite is our authentic historic accommodations, and it offers a wonderful escape into old-world charm and elegance! As you say, the sandy beach is just out the back gate, and of course the township of Cowes is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As soon as you enter the drive and drive down the driveway you forget about the world and day to day stresses of everyday life. We had the pleasure of a private tour of the accommodation available and the beautiful gardens by hosts Ian and...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We started our journey down the Great Ocean Road from Philip Island as we had to see the little penguins in their natural habitat. Amazing. We stayed at the Glen Isla House guest house. We were had to feel at home from the moment we...More

Thank gin_and_tonic69
Reviewed 1 week ago

High quality in all departments! Friendly, restful, extremely comfortable, delicious breakfast and a rather nice decanter of fortified Shiraz in the room. All put together with great attention to detail and military precision. Many thanks to our excellent hosts, Madeleine and Ian.

Thank Roger L
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$200 - US$297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$200 - US$297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Rhonda S
4 July 2017|
Response from Glen_Isla_House | Property representative |
Dear Rhonda, Apologies for the delayed reply. We are currently closed for our annual winter recess and have been away from the property for a few days on our break. We close every year for a winter break, while we... More
Room Tips
"Rooms all looked nice, but our de luxe room was delightful."
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"All the rooms seem to be nice."
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"all rooms faced out to garden ,a lovely sitting dinning area in middle"
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"Depending on availability, take a room not too close to the main gate."
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