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Glen Isla House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cowes, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

It's always nice to visit, peaceful surroundings, great hosts and yummy breakfast as usual, prepared by Ian. With the ever increasing crowds visiting Phillip Island, it's always a relief to enter the gates to this beautiful garden and property.

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Glengarry, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Thanks to Maddie and Ian for your relaxed personalised hospitality. Tasty and filling cooked breakfast (by Ian with local eggs and fresh herbs from the garden), lovely port n chocolate night cap and great advice/recommendations for dinner and sight seeing. Such a clean, comfortable, relaxed and peaceful place to wind down even if it was only for one night

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We've just completed a 2 month holiday in Australia and New Zealand,spraying in a number of B&B's. Glen Isla was up there with the best in terms of facilities and location. It was top of the pile in terms of the breakfast prepared by Ian.

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DeLand, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2016

As a result of cancelled flights, we arrived feeling stressed and very late for our long anticipated Ultimate Penguin Encounter. We were warmly welcomed by Ian and shown straight to a large, elegant and beautifully furnished en suite room. The side luggage/ utility room is genius - if only every high end hotel could provide one. We were sent on...

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This accommodation was a real surprise as we had only booked it on the internet the day before we arrived. Lovely rooms set in beautiful gardens. Our hosts, Ian & Madeleine, were lovely, they gave us information on the local area, restaurants to visit etc. We loved it so much we wanted to stay longer but they were fully booked....

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and wished we were staying longer. Our hosts were fantastic. Ian's pancakes for breakfast are the best ever. The room was very, very comfortable and everything was just perfect. The gardens are beautiful and the beach is a very short walk from the property.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

What more can we say except we keep on returning to Ian and Maddie's superb Glen Isla House. We have lost count but believe we have just had our seventh stay!! We have booked for next year as well. Wonderful rooms, Devine chef cooked breakfasts prepared by Ian and of course Maddie's genuine and warm welcoming of guests is only...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We decided to stay the night at Glen Isla house rather than drive back to Melbourne after visiting Phillip Island for the Penguin viewing. We're so glad we decided to stay. Glen Isla house is a beautiful tranquil place with such warm and welcoming hosts, beautifully tended gardens, lovely rooms and beach access which we unfortunately forgot to check out...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Each February we stay at Glen Isla House (4 nights) and the welcome we get from the owners Maddie and Ian, is like family coming home. I try and stay in a different room each year, not sure I have a fave yet! Immaculately clean, the comfiest bed and the BEST ever brekky. I love staying here and so do...

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Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla House, responded to this review

Thanks Kristy for your review, and your most recent stay... We certainly appreciate your compliments, and your regular visits to Glen Isla each year. Look forward to seeing you next February and to welcome you and your colleagues back to Glen Isla... Kind regards, Ian & Maddie Glen Isla House TripAdvisor "Hall of Fame" and "Travellers' Choice 2016" awards

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

From the moment we entered the tranquil grounds of Glen Isla House, my wife and I started to relax. This was partly due to the well tended gardens that wrap around the beautifully kept and well appointed rooms, but largely due to the warm and engaging nature of the hosts - Ian and Maddie, who did their utmost to make...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Multi award-winning boutique country-house accommodations offering discerning travellers finest surroundings, absolute privacy and unobtrusive service from internationally experienced and well traveled owner/hosts. Set in the grounds of the historic Glen Isla Homestead (c1870), we offer genuine historic and purpose architected guest accommodations all with modern bathroom amenities and separate entrances, secluded and very private heritage gardens, refined elegance & old-world charm just 100m from a pristine sandy beach. Enjoy chef-inspired special breakfasts in the elegant dining room overlooking the authentic heritage gardens (kitchen may be closed some days), and local nature/wildlife experiences at Phillip Island Nature Parks (close to Little Penguins, Koalas and the Seal Watching Cruise). Highly recommended Frommers Australia Guide as the best place to stay. Recommended Fodors, and Lonely Planet Guides since 2007. Member of Small Elegant Hotels since 2004. TripAdvisor HALL of FAME inductee for TriAdvisor excellence awards 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. GLEN ISLA HOUSE is not associated in any way with another property nearby called Apartments at Glen Isla. Glen Isla House is the original and historic Glen Isla dating from c1870 with private heritage gardens and direct beach access, warmly welcoming discerning travellers since 2003. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Isla House

Address: 230 Church Street, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: ₹ 12,068 - ₹ 17,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Glen Isla House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“all rooms faced out to garden ,a lovely sitting dinning area in middle”
roller_7, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Depending on availability, take a room not too close to the main gate.”
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  • very comfortable bed.
  • Great fire-place, makes it very cozy.
496ralphm, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms were of equal quality and indeed the position of each room was in the grounds of the beautiful gardens.”
Dowdwr, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“All are well appointed and luxurious.”
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