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Glen Isla House

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful accommodation, fantastic, friendly and informative hosts, great location. The beach is very close (2 minutes) and the Main Street in Cowes town is about a 15 min walk away (1.8 km). 10 minutes drive from the penguin colony. Very clean and nicely finished bathrooms....More

Thank Eoin O
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The hosts Ian and Madeleine make this a home from home. They are lovely people and make it very special. There are lovely touches from the delicious breakfast to the decanter of fortified wine and fresh flowers in the room. And they even had Yorkshire...More

Thank Jane W
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks Jane for taking the time to leave us a review, and thanks especially for your kind words! Since opening to welcome guests in 2003 to Glen Isla, its been our aim to to make guests feel very welcome and to assist them to enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful property! Very spacious, clean and comfortable room with walk in robe and ensuite located only 5 minutes from the town centre. And the wonderful beach is a short walk out the side gate of the lovely property.More

Thank KenandDimi
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review in TripAdvisor, and thanks for choosing Glen Isla (we realise you had a choice!)... Direct access to the pristine sandy beach and proxinity to shops, cafes and restaurants in Cowes are often mentioned by our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hosts Ian & Madeleine made our visit to Philip Island and Glen Isla House a highlight of our Australia trip. When we arrived we were met by Ian who took the time to give us a great insight into the area and places to see...More

Thank pnhskerritt
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks indeed for taking the time to leave us a review, and thanks for you kind words.... There is a lot to see and do here on our 'nature island', with the Little Penguins as a centrepiece! Many of our international visitors now stay 2...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hosts could not have been more helpful. It is a beautiful place within walking distance of the beach and ideally positioned to go to Penguin Parade just a short drive away. The rooms are of a very high quality and it is so peaceful...More

Thank edgeways
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear "S"... Thanks indeed for your review. "Peace and Calm" abounds in the 2 acres of heritage gardens here at Glen Isla, and many of our guests comment on this aspect of our accommodations offering at Glen Isla. Of course the sandy beach beckons just...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$ 181 - US$ 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 181 - US$ 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Rhonda S
4 July 2017|
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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
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"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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