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Tropicana Motor Inn

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I just spent 3 days here as a work/holiday the service from staff was excellent rooms clean and spacious ,I had nothing to complain about except the shower/bathtub ..I did have a problem with that, but staff did help solve this problem and I was happy after that ,thanks for your kindness shown to us at Mecwacare and Tour Local...

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

Hi Nina, Thanks for your review we are so happy to hear that you and your group enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again some time

Tasmania
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed two nights. The motel is an old sixties bungalow style and looks dated but the interior of the units is surprisingly good with up to date facilities, spa bath, Comfy modern bed and clean. The staff were very helpful and assisted with planning our whole stay on Phillip Island pointing out local attractions, good places to eat and...

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

Thank you for your time in provided comments about The Tropicana Motor Inn, its always nice to hear when people have enjoyed their stay and i will keep in mind your feedback ragarding the hutch and safe.

Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a very pleasant night here on a quick trip to the island. The rates are very reasonable and include breakfast and wi-fi. Room was large, well appointed and very clean. The motel is within easy walking distance on flat ground to the centre of Cowes and the beach is 200 metres away. Highly recommend

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

Thanks for your review Michael The Tropicana is happy you enjoyed your time with us and i will defiantly pass on your comments to our cleaning staff they enjoy to hear peoples feedback.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The Tropicana Motor Inn, Cowes, Phillip Island is a very friendly, family-run motel. Having just spent 3 days there with a large group of senior citizens we can vouch that it is a fantastic place for groups or a family reunion. It has spotless, large, comfortable rooms, a swimming pool and BBQ facilities. We enjoyed breakfast and delicious evening meals...

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

Hi Theo, It was so nice to have you are your group stay with us, you were all such a pleasure to have. We are happy we could make your time together special, we were super impressed with your singing and i'm sure we will see you again soon.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had a very enjoyable multi-night stay at the Tropicana. With an advance online booking made directly with the motel, Continental breakfast was included in the rate. Room was notably larger than motels at a similar price-point, and included sofa, desk, small dining table, and bench large enough for 2 suitcases. Bed was large and comfortable. In addition to heat +...

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

Thank you for taking the time to give a detailed review of the Tropicana. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us as well as our facilitates, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels.

HK
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night and leave very early next day. The hotel is located at Cowes. The check in and out was easy. The staff is friendly. The room is clean and large with 2 beds. The bed is comfortable. The pool is small and we did not use it. We do highly recommend this motel.

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

Thanks for your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope you enjoyed beautiful Phillip Island.

Thailand
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The motel only have ground floor rooms so it's good for elderly or family with big suitcase. Location is great, very close to the beach and many shops and restaurant nearby. If you book via the hotel website you will get a free breakfast. Breakfast are great with plenty of breads, jams, milk, orange juice and very delicious yogurt. Room...

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

Hi Kansan2010, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on our Motel. I am happy to hear that you enjoy the Continental Breakfast and thought our motel was good value.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 24 January 2016

It was clean and the room was large but dark. The carpet was very dingy and the decor very dated. It was good enough for how long we stayed though I think a bit overpriced. Was a good location, easy to walk into town and an easy drive to the penguins and other sites on the island. Overall only ok...

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

Hi Liltlc2013 Thank you for your comments and I think you will find that we are quite fair with our pricing for the time of year that you visited Phillip Island which is our peck season this period is only a very short time of year maybe you would find our pricing better in February. As it is a family...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Great motel, huge room, comfy bed, great central location. The only complaint would be that the room wasn't dark enough. Lots to do in the area,need at least 2 nights. Must visit the penguin parade. Highly recommend it

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

Hi Emma Thanks for your review it is great to hear you enjoyed the location of the motel and will look into the darkness of the room

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed at Tropicana Motor Inn for a night, mainly as we were there for the penguin parade show. Paul was a friendly guy who provided us with a map of philip island and its surrounding and asked us where we planned to visit and circled out the attractions on the map. The room was basic, clean and comfortable, though...

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

Thanks for visiting Phillip Island the penguin parade is such a great show to see. We are glad you liked the Motel and appreciate the feedback you have provide for us we will definitely take it into consideration.

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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 - $213 (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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