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Tropicana Motor Inn

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely ambience, exotic plants, hospitable, friendly staff, wonderful self-serve breakfast in tropical style restaurant. Ideal location. Local RSL serves fine food. Great access to penguin parades and hire boats.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Graeme Thank you for your kind words its nice to hear you enjoyed our whole property as well as the other great businesses in the area Thanks Mandy

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

What a great family motel. We stayed in a Family Room which was large enough for 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Although our room was facing the road, it was very quiet. Best part is the very generous continental breakfast served in their dining room. Even included gluten-free bread, toasted in a separate toaster (no cross-contamination) - now that's great...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Karen, We are glad that your whole family enjoyed your time with us and we always try our very best to meet as many needs as we can i'm glad you thought to ask if we had gluten free bread as it something we always try and stock but is not used enough to keep out on the buffet....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Complex was tired and in need of a makeover but room was clean and provided everything we needed. Couldn't hear noise from other appartments- bonus. About a 200 metre walk to the beach. Shops a short walk away as well. Pool on site beautifully heated. Getting in and out of pool would be challenging for people who struggle with balance,...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Trish, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with some of your valuable feedback, we are happy to hear that you found our rooms clean and our location great. These warmer days have allowed the solar heating to kick in and will look into your feedback about getting into the pool. We hope to see you again some...

Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Within walking distance to Cowes for eating,shopping and swimming.Quiet location with good sized room and corner spa which were clean and comfortable.Pool was a bonus with outdoor sitting area.Great light breakfast provided.Happy friendly owners.Have stayed here previously in the older rooms which we also enjoyed.Will definitely be back.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sandra It is always very relaxing to sit and unwind in the spa we are happy you enjoyed it and your time with us we look forward to your next stay with us Thanks Mandy

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The service was great, especially Mandy is an amazing host. The location is perfect, walking distance from the bay beach, picini areas, restaurants and shops. Our only down point was the very noisy nebegiours being very loud. They were sitting outside their room talking loud with music on. If it wasn't for the noice from the next room, all was...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback it is unfortunate that you had to experience noisy neighbours whilst I don't think we get many I can certainly understand how frustrating it must have been for you, I am happy that you still enjoyed your time with us and on Phillip island Cheers Mandy

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Excellent location, quiet relaxing with an extremely friendly host. The room was well laid out, well appointed, very clean and the bathroom whilst compact was modern, clean and well designed; except for the location of the mirror, but then I had seen my image many times before. The only negative I could muster was the location of the mirror, perhaps...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Holger We are happy to hear you enjoyed one of our newly renovated rooms we will definitely look into ways we can provide a better mirror Thanks Mandy

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Thank you Jean, Paul, Mandy and family for providing us a great accommodation! Although we only spent 1 night at Tropicana Motor Inn, we thoroughly enjoyed this place. Jean and Paul were so warm and welcoming. We booked the Suite which was perfect for the 4 of us. The unit was very clean and cozy and comfortable and I wish...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Patricia we are glad you and your friends enjoyed all of what Phillip Island has to offer Cheers Mandy

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Once again our stay was relaxing and comfortable. The rooms were well appointed and with the location being away from the main street the location was quiet making for a pleasant stay. Also sitting at one of the tables in the garden area on a nice sunny afternoon having a refreshing drink made for a pleasant finish to the day.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi George We are happy to hear that you found our Motor Inn Relaxing and comfortable, we hope to see you again some time Cheers Mandy

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This place has very friendly service and warm welcome also they tell you everything you need to know about Phillip Island and its attractions you can obtain tickets there as well the room was spacious very clean comfortable beds and the water pressure was very good. They have a heated swimming pool and barbecue area absolutely recommend will go again.

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Tropicanami, General Manager at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thanks for the feedback we are happy that your appreciated the information on about the island there is so much to see and helps to see it all on the map. We did have a few hot days that helped the solar heating of the pool kick in lets hope we have plenty more we look forward to...

Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is older style accommodation that has been well maintained and upgraded. Nice surprise to see the spa in the corner of the room. Meals are nice and the dining room is clean with most amenities. Great place to stay if you want to see the Penguins , Grand Prix or other local attractions. Close to all the shops and...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Erik, The corner spa can be quite a surprise being in the room but allowing true relaxation while watching a movie can be such a great indulgence we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Cheers Mandy

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tropicana Motor Inn provides superb Phillip Island accommodation centrally located in a quiet area of Cowes, Phillip Island. Being only minutes walk to the beach, restaurants and great shopping we are your perfect Phillip Island destination. We cater for groups with a Dinner Bed and Breakfast packages available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropicana Motor Inn

Address: 22-26 Osbourne Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $110 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tropicana Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Probably try to avoid a room on the road side.”
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“all very good and all ground floor”
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“More modern queen spa rooms available.”
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“Because the motel is off the main road all suites seem quiet, It is walking distance to the center of Cowes”
holgerk166, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The suite is very good for 4 - 5 people and the parking lot is just in front of the unit. It is very convenient.”
koalarda26, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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