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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a couple of nights here. Wonderful sleek design, large comfy bed, fabulous shower. Excellent service: great recommendation for dinner (and made the reservation for us), provided beach towels, advice as to places to shop, eat etc. Excellent location for the key activities: 10 minutes to the Koala conservation center and 15 minutes to Nobbies and Penguin Parade. We...

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 good and we particularly enjoyed the fruit salad. The guest house is far enough away...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 absolute delight. Will stay here again and would recommend this place to everybody.

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Thank Alan L
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 spend long enough there.

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Thank jumpcoach
Geelong, Australia
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.

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Thank Thelma R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 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 and walk to the beach and restaurants

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Thank wendy w
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

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 6 November 2016

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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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.

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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: £141 - £168 (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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“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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