We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Waves Apartments

    No. 1 The Esplanade | P.O. Box 108, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$153
          US$128
          US$153
          US$128
          Traveller (53)
          Room & Suite (17)
          Dining (3)
          Comfort Resort Kaloha
          197 reviews
          #1 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Ramada Resort Phillip Island
          872 reviews
          #6 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Seahorse Motel
          218 reviews
          #2 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          The Castle Villa by the Sea
          86 reviews
          #8 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Overview
          • Excellent44%
          • Very good42%
          • Average9%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Private Balcony
          Breakfast included
          4.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Comfort Resort Kaloha
          197 reviews
          #1 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Ramada Resort Phillip Island
          872 reviews
          #6 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Seahorse Motel
          218 reviews
          #2 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          The Castle Villa by the Sea
          86 reviews
          #8 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          4 Jun5 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 4 partner sites to see rooms from US$128.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cowes hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "704f6595b8f244bf9e0a5b2dd23dbfb6", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":579718,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[109293270],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":128,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"704f6595b8f244bf9e0a5b2dd23dbfb6","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":153,"lowestMetaPrice":128,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":153,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":153,"lowestMetaPrice":128,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":153,"hotelName":"The Waves Apartments","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjcwNGY2NTk1YjhmMjQ0YmY5ZTBhNWIyZGQyM2RiZmI2IiwiQUlLIjoiNDUxZDZmZjg4YTdlNDY3ODhmMDUzNzhmZDQ0MTM3ZmUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/06/2017", "checkOut": "05/06/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$128", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"109293270":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (225)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 225 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Generally it is an okay hotel- but there are just things that come across quite odd. As you enter there are 2x single beds in the kitchen/dining area.Another thing for the size of the hotel there was no bar or restaurant onsite and the min-bar...More

          Thank Dee06182844
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Friendly reception staff upgraded us to a panoramic view room on 4th floor. Lovely, clean, comfortable apartment with sea vies and corner spa pool. Covered, secure parking. Walking distance to shops, beach and bars/restaurants. 15-20 mins drive to Penguin Parade. Only negative is wifi not...More

          Thank K8brooks
          Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

          Great place to stay, walking distance to all shops, restaurants and pubs, and very clean and comfortable. Fully self contained apartment which was great for cooking own breakfast early in the morning. If back in Cowes, then this will be a good choice. Staff excellent,...More

          Thank DNL121
          Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

          We stayed here for 2 nights in April on a Groupon voucher. First impression at Reception was a good one, then we went to our room. Opening the door we were welcomed (?) by 2 bunks in the kitchen / dining room area which wiped...More

          1  Thank QueenslandTess
          Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

          On arrival to our room, we were surprised to find 2 single beds in the kitchen as the first impression we were disappointed, with balcony overlooking the car park. We did enquire about upgrade to Ocean View room, but advised nothing available. Location is great...More

          1  Thank witchypooMelbourne
          Comfort Resort Kaloha
          197 reviews
          #1 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Ramada Resort Phillip Island
          872 reviews
          #6 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          Seahorse Motel
          218 reviews
          #2 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          The Castle Villa by the Sea
          86 reviews
          #8 of 10 hotels in Cowes
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$104 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 64
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Evoline ltd, Ctrip TA, Priceline, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Waves Apartments reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Australia >
          • Victoria >
          • Phillip Island >
          • Cowes
          • Also Known As
          • The Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes ,
          • Waves Apartments Cowes ,
          • Waves Apartments Hotel Cowes ,
          • The Waves Apartments Phillip Island/Cowes
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (53)
          Room & Suite (17)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (31)
          Bathroom (2)
          Nearby
          The Continental Hotel Phillip Island
          10 reviews
          .20 km away
           
          Comfort Resort Kaloha
          197 reviews
          .13 km away
           
          The Castle Villa by the Sea
          86 reviews
          .06 km away
           
          Coachman Motel
          171 reviews
          .23 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Pino's Trattoria
          590 reviews
          .35 km away
          The Waterboy Cafe
          84 reviews
          .34 km away
          Sherwoods
          161 reviews
          .35 km away
          Isola di Capri
          327 reviews
          .37 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Cowes Bazaar and Gallery
          23 reviews
          .90 km away
          Wildlife Coast Cruises
          492 reviews
          .33 km away
          Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours
          64 reviews
          .33 km away
          Phillip Island Nature Parks - Wild Oceans Eco Boat Tours
          43 reviews
          .36 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Glenda L
          Hi I would please like to know does it have a pool,resturant and room service
          9 October 2016|
          Answer Show all 4 answers
          Response from banks212015 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, there is no pool or room service or restaurant. However it is only a 5 minute walk to the endless street of Restaurants. Hope that helps and sorry for the late reply..
          0
          Votes
          Dream2day
          Good Day, We are a family of five, (parents with 3 adult sons) from USA traveling the coast from Sydney to Melbourne. We would like to stay at your property on December 3,2016 for one night. Can you suggest the best option? Thanks, Cheri
          29 June 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from 03Victoria | Reviewed this property |
          Hi. I'm just a reviewer not the owner of the property. The room we were in had a king size bed near the balcony and two single bunk beds at the back in the kitchen/dining. space. Not sure the bunks would be that great... More
          0
          Votes
          marielQ1327BS
          How do you get across to Phillip Island from the mainland, is there a ferry or a bridge as we would want to bring our own car and also is there a charge to go onto the Island
          10 April 2016|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from Oztraveller97 | Reviewed this property |
          There is a bridge, only one way on and one way off - no charge.
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Check beds are not squeaky and make sure your ok with having kids bunks in the kitchen"
          Read review
          "Get a room facing the ocean."
          Read review
          "Get a beach view if possible, higher room helps."
          Read review
          "Suggest booking a beachfront if possible"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing