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The Waves Apartments

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Certificate of Excellence
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Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews great location the kitchen spa bath beach view phillip island single bed nice apartment walking distance to cafes friendly reception staff penguin parade late check main room second bedroom stay there again dvd player stayed longer family room
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location is great - walking distance to many shops and restaurants, bars. Jetty close by and beach straight across thhe road perfect for small children. Apartment very clean with daily servicing. However: We were on the 4th floor supposedly with a panoramic sea view that...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Dilatham
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Had a 2 bedroom/2bathroom apartment (223), was one of the best appointed apartments we have stayed in. Was ideal for 2 couples. Our bed however could have been a little firmer as we found we rolled into the middle. Water pressure in shower was great...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Heather W
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Really nice apartment and great size. Big enough for a family. Bathroom has a jetted bath and shower, also great plus. Location is right across the beach and close to the shops ans restaurants of cowes. Short driving distance to the koalas and the penguins....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank stefanenbiancaansing
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Phillip Island is ( to me ) notoriously backward in terms of its hospitality industry, with one or two exceptions — the waves not being an exception — they look nice enough on the surface for the money you pay, but at 6’4” I expect...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

After reading good reviews about The Waves Appartment's we decided to book our 3 day getaway. Unit 343 was clean and spacious. Mattress rock hard and thin. Advised staff and was told they are replacing them.

Date of stay: October 2018
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
64
Price range
US$166 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes
,
Waves Apartments Cowes
,
Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes
,
The Waves Apartments Phillip Island/Cowes, Australia
Location
Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
64
Price range
US$166 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes
,
Waves Apartments Cowes
,
Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes
,
The Waves Apartments Phillip Island/Cowes, Australia
Location
Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
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Traveller (65)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (3)
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Kas D
16 June 2017|
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Response from Janis H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, it would be best to call to ask.
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Glenda L
9 October 2016|
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Hi, there is no pool or room service or restaurant. However it is only a 5 minute walk to the endless street of Restaurants. Hope that helps and sorry for the late reply..
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Dream2day
29 June 2016|
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Response from 03Victoria | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm just a reviewer not the owner of the property. The room we were in had a king size bed near the balcony and two single bunk beds at the back in the kitchen/dining. space. Not sure the bunks would be that great... More
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"Honestly I wouldn’t stay unless someone else was paying, too expensive for what it is."
galacticpresident
15 Oct 2018
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"there are other options that are less expensive"
deandownunder
17 Apr 2018
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"Try for the front of the complex for sea views"
letsgomumr
1 Apr 2018
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"Any are okay, the whole set up is pretty good, if your first time to the island, the Sea views would be a..."
petersJ5197UA
28 Jun 2017
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