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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this motel for 3 nights. The beds are so comfy,the tv reception and wifi was good. The room smelt nice and fresh when we walked in and so clean. We had a great shower the water pressure was like having a back massage! We can't wait to go back, the hosts Bill and Monica are lovely people...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Couldn't wait to leave. Room smelt moldy. Shower and toilet dirty. Shower a plastic tub kind with unreliable temperatures. Cochroaches and spiders joining you in the rooms. Swimming pool freezing in the middle of summer. Was not solar heated as stated and spa was filthy. Not like the photos at all. The place hasn't changed since it was built a...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the room smelled terrible. staff tried to mask with sprays, but only lasted few minutes. Staff were initially friendly but quickly turned agressive. Dont think they are interested in anyone having a nice time, just wanted the money. The only positive was location. will never be back!!

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Melbourne
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I chose Coachman Motel at the last moment on a busy January Saturday. They found me a quiet room with spa and comfortable bed and good facilities. Their swimming pool was a respite in the heat. Checkin was quick and courteous - and the sound of kookaburras at dusk was sheer delight.

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

A comfortable and clean motel. Booked 3 seperate rooms for 3 families over the phone. Bill was so very helpful and patient. The motel was close to the centre of town which we loved and not a long drive from the penguin parade, which was why we were down there. On arrival, the receptionist was most welcoming and had a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Looking at the promotional photos you would think this was a newly built set of rooms. It actually felt like a rundown housing estate once inside. The chair was broken, the two armchairs needed a good clean. The bathroom was a plastic shell like you get in the Formula 1 motels in France. Trying to control the water temperature wasted...

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Thank iGooner
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A very comfortable clean motel with in walking distance to restaurants,beach and shops. Bill and Monica are extremely helpful and accommodating. Large rooms and well stocked kitchen. This is our preferred motel in Cowes

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Thank Else T
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Walking distance to the main street for restaurants and bars. Amenities such as Coles are nearby too. Rooms are a little old but clean and comfortable for a night rest. Comes with a kitchen too which came in handy.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Mu husband just home from hospital, we wanted a couple of days not too far away, Coachman so central, we could just park the car and wander at our own pace, Bill And Monica were lovely ( big shout out to Chester) - clean and comfortable, will def be back. Thanks again for making our stay so nice Gina and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Spa Studio. Very small room. The sofa in the room was old and faded and had an odour to it we didn't even want to sit on it and the bedspread had stains on it. Dirt behind the toilet and bathroom doors. I think the rooms need to be aired out more often as they just smelled stale. Could do...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
200 Meters to safe beach, shops,& restaurants Penguin Parade 10 mins drive. Quiet family motel Solar heated outdoor swimming pool, heated outdoor spa,BBQ area Guest laundry. Free WIFI to all rooms and units ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coachman Motel

Address: 51 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: £67 - £128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coachman Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Coachman Hotel Phillip Island
Coachman Motel Phillip Island/Cowes, Australia
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
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“one level units , choices for family or twin share”
 of 5 bubbles else11, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the parking was right in front of the cabin, so that was a bonus”
 of 5 bubbles hawan_12, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are upstairs, if you struggle with stairs suggest asking for a downstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles EvelyneA863, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the 2 bedroom apartment at the front!”
 of 5 bubbles ratahis, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms 11 and 12 - not sure of location but very quiet”
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