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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind of want to keep this place a secret as it's so special. Beautiful, quiet, full of wildlife especially koalas and fabulous service. Phil and Yuko made our stay very special with delicious food and plenty of refreshing drinks and 'dad style' humour! Views from the cabins spectacular. Beach well worth the walk with long stretches of pure white sand... More 

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Mitcham, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is incredible, the food was fantastic, and Phil and the team were extremely patient and beyond attentive with our large family group. We couldn't have been happier. Phil is extremely knowledgeable of all things 'French Island' so be sure to pick his brain.

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Thank LeighT668
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I'd just like to say a huge thank you to Phil and everyone at Eco Inn for making my birthday one to remember. Myself and 19 of my friends took part in the fun and games over a delicious 3 course meal. Everyone looked the part and played the part. I would highly recommend this venue for a get away... More 

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Thank Michelle W
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Fantastic! Always a memorable experience and a great getaway though so close to Melbourne. Local wines also splendid as well as the hospitality if the staff. 70% of this island is national park with amazing bird life and flora. Enjoy.

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Thank Christine D
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

It is only a 15 minute ferry ride from Stony Point to French Island, but it is like you are entering a whole new world. Phil will happily pick you up from the ferry but we decided to walk, it is an easy 10 min walk to the Eco Inn. The rooms are fairly basic but very comfortable. There is... More 

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Thank Andrew G
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Phil was very helpful getting us settled in, providing a sense of the French Island community/way of life and cracking a few "dad jokes" throughout our stay :P. We were given a map and lots of advice to help us get the most out of our first visit to the island. Phil offered to be on call should we get... More 

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Thank TashnScott
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Phil was a wonderful host. Very personable, happy to chat to all his guests and made everyone feel very welcome. Food was excellent. Drinks even better. Phil has some great cocktail making skills. Highly recommend for a weekend getaway. Well done Phil.

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Thank Helen Z
Wales
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place for a wedding, Phil and his team work so hard to make everything right for the big day. We arrived on the Friday with the bride to be and the groom and had a lovely lunch and evening meal on the verandah. The en-suite cabins are basic but are clean and there are toiletries, tea making... More 

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Thank Nannie
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

We booked French Island Eco Inn for 12 people. We stayed in two of the cabins and the dorm room. Rooms were fantastic with amazing views, and the dorm room was so spacious! As well as the rooms, we also booked dinner and the murder mystery. For $25, we got three courses which were all equally as delicious, and another... More 

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Thank Rachel C
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We spent 3 days in French Island EcoInn, our stay was amazing! The house is close to the jetty but Phil, the owner, was happy to picked us up. The cabins are fully furnished and very conveniant, are the view is just Wahou! There is plenty of koalas around the house, and in the Island too (biggest koalas commmunity in... More 

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Address: 10 - 14 Tankerton Rd | Western end of Tankerton Road, about 300 metres from Tankerton Jetty, French Island, Victoria 3921, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > French Island
Number of rooms: 5
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“Great views which ever side you are on”
 of 5 bubbles andrewgI685ZA, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Definitely have dinner here!!”
 of 5 bubbles rachelcE4436GQ, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The cabins have great views all around.”
 of 5 bubbles ChubandJudyP, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in an 8 bed (4 bunk bed) chalet-type lodge. It was perfect with 2 bathrooms, soap, extra duvets and pillows, extremely clean sheets. If there was anything missing, Phil could provide it in an instant!”
  • Cosy cabin for the weekend
 of 5 bubbles KTP1985, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The backpacker lodge is great value. Didnt see the other rooms. Camping is incredibly cheap and worth considering.”
 of 5 bubbles courtneyk787, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
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