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    Glen Isla House

    230 Church Street, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
    011 61 3 5952 1882
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    Reviewed 13 March 2015

    Excellent!, I rarely use superlatives but in case they are well deserved. Accommodation, food and service all fantastic. Our only regret is not staying longer! There's plenty to do on Philip Island, from beaches to nature trails.More

    Thank Mark T
    Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 23 March 2015

    Thanks for the 'superlatives' - we certainly appreciate them and your review. (as a senior TripAdvisor Contributor).. Reviews from our international guests mean a lot to us and we value them greatly - as a kind of 'ruler' as to how we measure up against...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2015

    We have returned for yet another wonderful stay with Ian and Maddie Baker. The rooms are impeccable and Ian's gourmet breakfasts are sensational. We wouldn't consider staying any where else. Ian and Maddie are wonderful hosts, Glen Isla House is an absolute credit to them....More

    Thank Jill D
    Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 23 March 2015

    It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you back to Glen Isla again for the Classic Cars event at the circuit. Rather like catching up with old friends every year really! Thanks for the wonderful review and comments, and we're looking forward to seeing you...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2015

    Fabulous place with just a few rooms in it's own mini park. Grounds of mature trees and colourful gardens. Our room was full of character with solid good quality furniture and fittings, very clean. A personal welcome from Ian Baker was so friendly and informative...More

    Thank Robert W
    Response from Glen_Isla_House, General Manager at Glen Isla HouseResponded 23 March 2015

    Thanks for taking the time to make a review Robert... The very secluded and private heritage gardens (around 8000 square metres or 2 acres on the old language) at Glen Isla certainly offer a tranquil escape from the rigours of travel! All our rooms were...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2015

    What a wonderful step back in time. Run by a charming couple, Ian and Madeleine Baker made us feel like we were part of their extended family. Accommodation is excellent and the included breakfast from owner/chef Ian was a real highlight. Literally 150 meters from...More

    Thank Dottorenzo
    Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 6 March 2015

    Thanks for 'stepping back in time' with us here at Glen Isla to good old fashioned hospitality! We're all about genuine old-world charm and elegance here at Glen Isla along with a warm welcome, and since opening to welcome guests in 2003 we've had the...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2015

    We took a detour to Philip Island on our recent trip from London through Melbourne and Western Australia. We arrived in Cowes with modest expectations. From the moment we turned off a quiet residential street and through its unassuming entrance, however, we realised that Glenn...More

    Thank Duncan A
    Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 6 March 2015

    Thanks indeed Duncan for taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences at Glen Isla here on Tripadvisor. Driving along Church Street past the gates of Glen Isla, you might be forgiven for assuming there's not much behind the high fences, but the 100+...More

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    Amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$189 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    Rhonda S
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    Response from Glen_Isla_House | Property representative |
    Dear Rhonda, Apologies for the delayed reply. We are currently closed for our annual winter recess and have been away from the property for a few days on our break. We close every year for a winter break, while we... More
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