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The Waves Apartments

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean and nice hotel, opposite beach and a great playground. With car park. Efficient check in. Had the sea view room, wake up to a great ocean view. Walking distance to restaurants and shops (3 blocks away). Coles is a bit far, maybe 20-30min walk.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in the Panorama ocean view apartment, It was a perfect place was clean, you could walk to beach and town shops There was a good size car park, staff were also helpful Great Place I would book this again

Thank maryggggg
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rang to request an early checkin if possible a day before and on our way down to Phillip Island Jenny from Reception rang to say that our room was ready for us early as requested, when we arrived we found the staff very pleasant and helpful with our stay, the room was overlooking the beach and was very spacious...

Thank Colin M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2017

we stayed in a family room which was good for family of 5, had bunks for kids, nice big bathroom and great view onto the beach. Lots of parking so perfect for drive down from melbourne. Easy walk to beach and shops. good little kitchen was also very useful.

Thank lefamily5
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The room was lovely. Very clean and it felt like home from the beginning of our stay. Had all the amenities we needed for our stay, as there was 3 adults, 2 children and a baby. A huge bonus for us is that the beach is right across the road. Will definitely stay here again.

Thank Linda R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights and we were in an apartment block overlooking the beach which was lovely. It is close to everything, so walking to the main strip isn't an issue and it's handy as you just walk across the road and the beach is right there. The apartment is spacious and it has a little kitchen, so...

Thank Jassie28
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely and clean and friendly staff no complaints there. My only complaint is that the building is not very sound proof between levels and walls. I mean I could hear the people up from us every movement and even hear the trickling when they were using the toilets and also hear them zipping up their suitcases that's how bad it...

Thank Heidi D
San Diego, California
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The Waves is a beautiful place to stay on Phillip Island. Located close to downtown and an easy drive to visit the penguins. The suites are lovely, quiet, and comfortable for a family. The kitchenette makes eat in meals to save money a snap. Our suite had a gorgeous view of the bay. Rainbow lorikeets bid us farewell from our...

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Although the room was clean and had everything we needed for a two night stay - the bed was really uncomfortable and the kids beds (a bunk and separate single bed) were in the same room as the kitchen and dining table - a very strange layout. So once the kids were in bed - forget using the kitchen or...

Thank Emmakira
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 1 night and probably wouldn't go for 2. Nothing bad but a few little things that made it a no. Firstly, no screens on the balcony door means no fresh air. Beds are rock hard, so not good for a bad back. While a spa sounds great, don't expect to fit 2 people in, and the shower...

Thank Graeme D

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Waves Apartments

Address: No. 1 The Esplanade | P.O. Box 108, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: RM697 - RM985 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Waves Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
The Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes
Waves Apartments Cowes
Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes
The Waves Apartments Phillip Island/Cowes
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
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“Get a beach view if possible, higher room helps.”
 of 5 bubbles S6939ZPcolinm, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suggest booking a beachfront if possible”
 of 5 bubbles Tiger37, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best views are facing the beach but you pay a premium for that. book a normal room it's less than 2 minutes to the beach.”
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“There are cheaper options at the rear of building, but of no view. Also there is some undercover parking”
 of 5 bubbles 711rayp, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 346 on 3rd floor with balcony good apart from no fly wire screens - was told none of them owned by Waves have screens”
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