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Seahorse Motel

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Canberra
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64 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel appeared to have been newly renovated. It is in a good location within easy walking distance to the beach, town centre and supermarkets. The staff are very friendly and made us feel very welcome.

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very happy with our 3 night stay. The king size bed was so comfortable, the shower worked perfectly and the room was very spacious. The heated pool and play area was perfect for entertaining children while I relaxed on the lawn area. It was only a short distance to the shops, restuarants and foreshore. The service was outstanding. We stayed... More 

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Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse Motel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you here and we are so glad that the weather was great and you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much for the review and hopefully we see you again in the future. Catherine More 

Vancouver
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196 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We felt this was a very good place to base for the penguin walk. It has large rooms and is clean and quiet. Don't expect a resort but I would expect that from this location. The location is a short drive to the attractions and is close to the restaurants in cowes. The island seemed less busy on the week... More 

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Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Motel. We are glad that you enjoyed the Island and all that it has to offer. Catherine More 

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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on a whim to do a day trip to Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade. Rather than go home after it decided to stay at the Seahorse Motel in Cowes! Glad we did. Excellent room: king size bed; large TV. Nice relaxing break before both of us are back at work!

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Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you found your room comfortable and enjoyed your short break away. Hopefully we see you again in the future. Catherine More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night on Phillip Island but this hotel was very good clean and spacious room close to the town centre and restaurants and only a15 minute drive to see the penguin parade a good free Wi-Fi signal

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really liked this hotel. Although a little basic it was spotless. The motel was well placed to visit the penguin parade and easy to find. Great wifi. The hotel was quiet at night time. Comfortable beds.

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Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. It is always nice to have feedback on the cleanliness of the rooms and we are glad you were comfortable. Catherine More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Phillip island for a two days trip and we choose Seahorse motel, Cowes for one night stay. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. The toilet was sealed after a cleaning after the previous using. We were four family members along with a six month old baby and found it pleasant to stay here. The room... More 

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Melbourne
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33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed just one night recently passing through for business. I do find that Cowes accomodation can be quite expensive, so found this one online & was not disappointed. The owners were friendly & very accomodating. I had the 1st floor deluxe room which was HUGE. Bed was very comfortable, there was a large lounge suite & the bathroom was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great property, fantastic location, spotlessly clean, really well maintained, we loved it and will definitely stay there again. There was nothing not to like about the whole complex. We thought the last place we stayed at was good but this one leaves it for dead. An easy walk to the beach, shops etc so hardly any need to use the... More 

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Cowes, Australia
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at the Seahorse motel.The first thing you notice is the friendly smile when you go to reception,then on to the room.What a surprise,it was so neat and clean and plenty of room so that you did not feel hemmed in.Nothing was to much for them to do.The breakfast was superb and always on time.a... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Seahorse Motel

Address: 29-31 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $130 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seahorse Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Seahorse Hotel Cowes
Seahorse Motel Cowes
Seahorse Motel Phillip Island/Cowes
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“Great for the penguin parade”
 of 5 bubbles 983lh, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lovely and quiet, we definitely couldn't hear any noise from the neighboring apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles sp98consultancy, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“stayed in a 1 bedroom looks like all the rooms would be great regarding size and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles michaelpO8600YW, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Accessible room 1 great”
 of 5 bubbles meranh2016, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“First time here we had room facing street and heard no noise at all. This time we had a room near the back, and still was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Bopeep555, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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