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The Waves Apartments

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location opposite the beach and easy walking distance to the main street. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of our room. It was well appointed with nice comfortable furniture and very clean. Good sized kitchen and full sized fridge would be excellent for an extended stay.

Thank Andrew G
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We rented a self contained apartment, ((microwave, full size refrigerator oven & cooktop) with a balcony overlooking Western Port bay.@ $340.00 per night. The apartment could have slept a family of 5 as there was room that could closed off by a sliding door. Great comfortable lounge area. Close the main street and 100 meters from the Isle of Wight... More 

Thank Ray P
Halls Creek, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

3 nights at this hotel for business. The minute I checked in I knew it would be memorable for the right reasons. Customer service - tick. Room cleanliness - tick. View of Port Phillip Bay - tick. Room amenities - tick. The list goes on. Can I think of a negative? Yes - I had to leave!!!!

Thank Chris T
Albury, Australia
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230 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a balcony room overlooking the water (lots of trees so not a great view) with the sitting area (2 x 2-seater couches) at the balcony end and bed closer to the kitchen. Appreciated the lift to get cases up to room. Everything you need to self cater in a basic way with a 2 burner hot plate and microwave... More 

Thank Shirley D
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute booking. We were told that the cleaners might not have time to set up the room, and to bring our own bed sheets just in case. He even knocked down the price. Of course we forgot, but Dimmey's is not far so we grab a sheet set for $15. We arrived to a nice clean room, quite, block... More 

Thank Maria G
Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Modern newish apartments in Cows. We had a little kitchen and all the stuff you would expect of this type of accommodation. Good spot to walk anywhere in Cows. The complex was very clean and well staffed.

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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great apartment with full kitchen Large bathroom with spa 2 TV sets Good heater aircon Parking good Location very close to shops and town Very quiet in room Good size Very clean Internet good Good service Recommended

Thank Mayayaman
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We took our grandkids down to the wave appartments phillip island.on arrival the staff were very lovely and helpful.To get to our appartments you could take the stairs or lift which is very helpful for us oldies. The appartment was clean very comfortable and had a kitchenette which was great. We had free WiFi and late check out. Plenty of... More 

Thank heathermE5827ZO
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view over looking the bay. Spotlessly clean room. Reception went beyond expectations of service. Quiet. Comfortable. Late check out on request. Close to Main Street but far enough away for peace. Would be my first choice of island stay. LGTBQ friendly

Thank LeeAlli
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Spacious modern rooms for our family. Full kitchen amenities, lovely spa, comfortable beds and pillows. Our deal included free wifi and service was good. Close to main shops, resturants and the beach.

Thank AngelaJaneCozens

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Waves Apartments

Address: No. 1 The Esplanade | P.O. Box 108, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $213 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Waves Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
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“The best views are facing the beach but you pay a premium for that. book a normal room it's less than 2 minutes to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewgI685ZA, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are cheaper options at the rear of building, but of no view. Also there is some undercover parking”
 of 5 bubbles 711rayp, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 346 on 3rd floor with balcony good apart from no fly wire screens - was told none of them owned by Waves have screens”
 of 5 bubbles 316ShirleyD, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice to overlook the Beach”
 of 5 bubbles 809grahamm, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the ocean view room is very noisy with the apartments above and next door and the views are of the trees and not the water.”
 of 5 bubbles 761liap, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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