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The Castle Villa by the Sea

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7-9 Steele St Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 15 April 2008

We stayed at the Castle Villa for one night immediately after the annual Phillip Island grand prix week so were the only guests. We chose one of the rooms that shares a lounge/kitchen area/balcony outside the bedroom and it also had its own small balcony...More

Date of stay: October 2007
1  Thank P-K1999
Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 28 January 2013

So sorry we were a bit not with it but the Moto GP guests are really demanding - we apologise for things that may not have been 100% Jenni

Reviewed 27 February 2008

Philip Island is a microcosm of Australia with native wildlife sanctuaries,the fairy penguin parade, magnificent surf and swimming beaches, and easy access to Melbourne. Jenni and Harley's Boutique Hotel epitomizes home-grown warm and generous hospitality, luxurious accommodations, excellent food in a very tranquil setting, a...More

Date of stay: September 2006
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Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 28 January 2013

Thank you Rosalie for your lovely review and we certainly look forward to your next stay Harley & Jennie

Reviewed 25 February 2008

We had the pleasure of a 2 night stay with Jenni and Harley prior to Christmas, and I just felt it necessary to voice our sheer pleasure at the hospitality and thoughtfulness shown to us. On arriving to stay in The Castle Suite (being a...More

Date of stay: December 2007
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Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 28 January 2013

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay - her name is Elaine Harley

Reviewed 24 February 2008

When you stay in a B&B you expect to feel like you are at home. When you stay at an upscale B&B, you expect a little extra -- charm, a nice location, privacy in your room and those little extra touches that make your stay...More

Date of stay: February 2008
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Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 28 January 2013

So glad you enjoyed all and hopefully will be back on deck should you return for the tucker Harley

Reviewed 5 February 2008

This hotel advertises its rating as 4.5 - 5 stars. In my opinion and based on my recent experiences here, I cannot say that I can agree with this assessment. On arrival, during a heavy rain shower, we found water coming in through the terrace...More

Date of stay: December 2007
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Response from willywagtail, owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 27 June 2009

Having run this property with my wife for some 16 years and hosted thousands of guests - we are proud of our record that in that period, complaints have been minuscule – of these some have genuine reason for complaint and we strive to our...More

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Description
The Castle Luxury Villa offers you your own island oasis and perfect carefree holiday accommodation, footsteps from the beach-front and hidden away in a magical garden Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$145 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Castle Hotel Cowes
,
The Castle Villa By The Sea Phillip Island/Cowes
Location
Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$145 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Castle Hotel Cowes
,
The Castle Villa By The Sea Phillip Island/Cowes
Location
Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
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"Garden Villa is Very peaceful"
Melissasue10
3 Jan 2018
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"Read the fine print when you go for this property"
saadaustralia
22 Feb 2016
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"My partner and I stayed in the suite which was very nice and romantic."
841gabbyb
9 Feb 2015
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"Ask for a suite that looks over the beautiful garden"
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28 Jan 2013
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