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Holmwood Guesthouse

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

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 8 January 2017

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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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

HI Alan it was great to welcome you back to Holmwood and I am glad your relatives enjoyed the Penguins. We hope to see you again.

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017 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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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing Holmwood. Even though I live on site I cannot always be here to welcome guests but I always leave explicit instructions on how to check in together with my phone number if there is a problem. I am never more than 5 minutes away so it usually works! Come back for longer next time.

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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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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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 26 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.

Mussoorie, India
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Holmwood is upscale homestay cum B&B sort of accommodation which is run very professionally. Its situated in close proximity to the Esplanade, but away enough to cut you off from the activity and noise. For a one day stay I strongly recommend putting up in the Guest House. Breakfast would be served to the guests, which is comparable to any...

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Holmwood, Owner at Holmwood Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We agree with you that the house is the place for a one night stay. But any longer and many people prefer our Spa Cottages. Although brekky is not included in the tariff guests are welcome to book breakfast with us. Alternatively with a full kitchen at their disposal in the cottages, many prefer to...

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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: $199 - $266 (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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“Garden room is very comfortable”
Teecam, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms include breakfast but cottages have a spa and are a little bigger/self contained.”
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“Very quiet place any room would be excellent. I”
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).”
Dhvl, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is a family cottage. We stayed ion the garden room which was devine.”
Chanelle81, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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