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The Waves Apartments
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Cowes
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8 reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We stayed in a room facing the esplanade for a couple of nights It was a great outlook, great locationand a well designed and equiped room
The towels were a disappointment though, very old some even had small holes. Not in keeping with the rest of the room

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

well located in Cowes, close to shops and restaurants. Room was clean, big and beds were comfy. Aircon/heater was rather noisy each time it comes on. My wife had problem sleeping. Book with wotif at about 2/3 the rack rate and good value at this price or else, it would be pricey.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Howlong
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

My partner and I stayed here on a trip away, we were greeted with great friendly staff whom assisted us to every need, we loved our room the view was amazing! Room was very clean and quiet, bed was extremely comfortable defiantly great value for money my partner and I will defiantly stay here again and we look forward to it Highly recommend

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

We always stay at the Waves when we go motor racing at PI GP circuit. The staff are fantastic and more than helpful, the place is always clean and the rooms are relatively quite.
The only downside is the beds are not that comfortable and sleep quality is affected.
But I'm probably too fussy so..... may be different for other people.
Great location and value.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

My husband and I spent a night at The Waves and it was great!

We were wow-ed by how spacious the apartment was and a bath tub was just what we need for the cold winter night (especially after visiting the fairy penguins). It was a waste that there was actually a hot water limit imposed and it was not stated upfront. My husband had his shower before me and I had to shower in cold water.

But the bed was very comfortable and we had a good night sleep. A simple breakfast consisting milk, cereal, slices of bread, butter and jam were provided but the milk was expired! :-( We did not drink but was told by fellow travel mates.

Staff was very cheerful and friendly. We had to borrow a travel adapter because ours was spoilt and she lent us one immediately, with no deposit required.

Overall, it provided us with a warm night sleep which we desperately needed on a winter night. :)

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

As a last minute thing we chose the waves. We were very lucky to receive a midweek deal & were extremely happy with our spacious room. It was beautifully clean & very comfortable. We walked into town for dinner & borrowed a free DVD to relax with later. A lovely visit with beautiful amenities & friendly staff. I can very much recommend an offseason midweek visit if you want to relax with almost the whole place to yourself ;-)

  • Stayed September 2013
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Bulli, Australia
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights. We had a one bedroom water view apartment. It was spacious and clean. The bath was a spa which was nice.

The only gripe would be the hard bed. It was not a comfy as it could be.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Waves Apartments
Address: No. 1 The Esplanade | P.O. Box 108, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Waves Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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