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    Holmwood Guesthouse

    37 Chapel St | (cnr Steele St), Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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    30/7/2017 31/7/2017
    US$ 178
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    “b b” (24 reviews)
    “spa cottage” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Breakfast included
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 132 reviews

    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    We spent three nights at Hollywood and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had the garden room which was lovely and bright. The bed was really comfortable. When we checked in we were made to feel welcome and given useful information about the Island. Breakfast was really...More

    Thank Birdman44
    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    Stayed here for the second time as we had relatives from England to see the penguins, so we booked two rooms in the main part of the house. As before, the rooms were spotless, the breakfast excellent and the hosts, Jill and Jude were an...More

    Thank Alan L
    Response from Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood GuesthouseResponded 22 March 2017

    HI Alan it was great to welcome you back to Holmwood and I am glad your relatives enjoyed the Penguins. We hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

    Not much I can say about this guesthouse but outstanding. This boutique guesthouse is beautifully furnished and luxurious. The host apologised for not being there when we checked in. The breakfast was of the highest quality and professionally presented. Our only issue - we didn't...More

    Thank jumpcoach
    Response from Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood GuesthouseResponded 22 March 2017

    Thanks for reviewing Holmwood. Even though I live on site I cannot always be here to welcome guests but I always leave explicit instructions on how to check in together with my phone number if there is a problem. I am never more than 5...More

    Reviewed 1 December 2016 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.

    Thank Thelma R
    Reviewed 22 November 2016

    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...More

    Thank wendy w
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$ 168 - US$ 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Cowes
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    Room Tips
    "Garden room is very comfortable"
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    "Rooms include breakfast but cottages have a spa and are a little bigger/self contained."
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    "Very quiet place any room would be excellent. I"
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    "Stay in the main Guest Room for short stay (1-2 days) and in the cottages for a longer stay (3 days or more)."
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