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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in the veranda room. Loved the bathroom. Comfy bed. Generous breakfast, friendly host. Very relaxing. Thank you. Yes we'd definitely stay there again. Highly recommend. Harry's restaurant disappointing. Sherwoods restaurant was fabulous go there.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had one night at HOLMWOOD, room décor was lovely and inviting.The 2 ladies that run it were friendly, breakfast was of a high standard. would recommended to any one, it is close to the main street within walking distance so you can park your and walk to the beach and restaurants

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this place through Luxury Escapes. It is a beautiful house. We had the East Room it was really nice. The room is well laid out and very clean. The king bed was very comfortable. Really clean and well laid out bathroom. The breakfasts were excellent, lots of choice and served with a smile. It is a very quiet and...

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Thank Captainsunshine16
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hy husband and I stayed in one of the guestrooms here and it was absolutely beautiful. The room was very cosy and well equipted and had a gorgeous view of the cottage garden from our window. The hostess was lovely and couldn't do enough to make our stay memorable. Hope to visit again, thank-you!

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Thank nicole4444471
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Fantastic! Unquestionably the best guesthouse we stayed in on our Australian trip. Faultless! Having stayed in New Zealand guesthouses on a previous trip, we were advised not to expect anything similar in Australia - however this guesthouse easily and unquestionably matched anything we experienced in NZ! The guesthouse is very tastefully decorated with matching fixtures, fittings, furniture and decorations. We...

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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you both. The fire is always appreciated on a cold night, particularly after a trip to the Penguins! Thank you so much for your lovely review. Jill

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at Holmwood and what a lovely & relaxing place. The house is wonderfully kept and the rooms have everything you need. The beds are super comfy! The breakfast was delightful. The only problem, we didn't stay long enough.

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Thank Sanjeee
Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

You are welcome back anytime. If you book direct we will even give you a discount as a thank you for your repeat business.

Mussoorie, India
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Holmwood is upscale homestay cum B&B sort of accommodation which is run very professionally. Its situated in close proximity to the Esplanade, but away enough to cut you off from the activity and noise. For a one day stay I strongly recommend putting up in the Guest House. Breakfast would be served to the guests, which is comparable to any...

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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We agree with you that the house is the place for a one night stay. But any longer and many people prefer our Spa Cottages. Although brekky is not included in the tariff guests are welcome to book breakfast with us. Alternatively with a full kitchen at their disposal in the cottages, many prefer to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived to find Inglenook Cottage warm with everything we need supplied. We had a great few days here in Cowes, and the homely fire in the cottage was a welcome gift to us on the cold days. Helped bring some rest, and the opportunity to catch up on some needed reading. Highly recommended.

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Thank Brett A
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful... Very clean and modern with everything included for comfortable stay.. We got a self-contained cottage with spa inside, Netflix, BBQ and heater with flames. Will definitely come back, 100% recommend. 😌

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Thank sara r
Berwick, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Holmwood Guesthouse far exceeded our expectations. We were pleasantly surprised to arrive at the house, in a prime location and with picturesque gardens. The rooms were tastefully furnished and stoked with all the amenities you could desire. Judith was an excellent host and made us feel very comfortable and welcome the whole time. The cooked breakfast was delicious, complete with...

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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review. I have passed it on to Judith who is the Holmwood Breakfast Queen! Jill

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a cottage garden in a quiet tree lined street, Holmwood Guesthouse is the perfect place to pause and explore the natural attractions of Phillip Island, offering a choice of Bed & Breakfast accommodation or self-contained Spa Cottages, less than two hours drive from Melbourne.Holmwood Guesthouse is a stylish boutique retreat with three elegantly appointed rooms and two luxurious self-contained Spa Cottages, all just a five minute stroll from the Cowes main swimming beach, cafes and shops and just a fifteen minute drive to the Penguin Parade, Moto Grand Prix Circuit, spectacular coastal walks and wineries. All accommodation options have ensuite bathrooms, television, heating/cooling, complimentary wi-fi and the Spa Cottages also have private courtyard gardens, verandahs, barbeques and wood fires in winter. Depending on the season, breakfast (included in the Guesthouse rooms tariff, or as an extra for our Spa Cottage guests) is served in the dining room near the open fire or on the sun deck. We are licensed, so drinks and local wines are available and for group bookings a special dinner menu can be arranged for a private dining experience. The menu is prepared fresh daily according to availability of produce and guests' preferences.Holmwood Guesthouse is suitable for couples, small families and groups up to 10-14. For travellers on a self paced, round-Australia driving holiday, Holmwood is an ideal place to stay a while, unwind, be pampered or left alone, catch up with the washing and take time to truly experience the unique attractions of Phillip Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmwood Guesthouse

Address: 37 Chapel St | (cnr Steele St), Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: ₹ 11,919 - ₹ 13,554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holmwood Guesthouse 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Holmwood Guesthouse Phillip Island/Cowes
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“Very quiet place any room would be excellent. I”
 of 5 bubbles Captainsunshine16, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main Guest Room for short stay (1-2 days) and in the cottages for a longer stay (3 days or more).”
 of 5 bubbles Dhvl, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is a family cottage. We stayed ion the garden room which was devine.”
 of 5 bubbles Chanelle81, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are fantastic for couples”
 of 5 bubbles MarkandSueH, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had the Garden Room which was superb but there again all the rooms at the Holmwood are.”
 of 5 bubbles 485desd, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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