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Tropicana Motor Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely motel close to the beach and shops. Loved the free continental breakfast in the dining room. Our king room was a good size with a comfortable bed. Friendly staff. We will definitely stay here again

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice welcome. Room very clean and comfortable. Excellent bathroom/shower room. Good continental breakfast. Short walk to Cowes Yacht club and pleasant beach. 15 min drive to Penguin Parade. Would definitely return.

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Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was very clean. Staff were friendly and helpful. Very comfortable stay and would recommend this motel to others. Location was excellent. The island is beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed the penguin parade.

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

Hi Frances The penguins are definitely a big draw card to Phillip Island and i have not herd of to many people being disappointed by them i still don't get sick of going myself. We are happy to hear that our rooms were clean i will pass the feedback onto our wonderful staff that help us keep our high standards....

Reviewed 2 March 2017

what a fantastic motel family frendly staff great service clean rooms comfy beds for older people good parking close to shops .breakfast was great between 8and9 ,the staff would help in all situations this was the second time we stayed at this motel definetly not the last.

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

Hi Roy Thank you for your comments we are pleased that you had a good time with us again and we look forward to your next stay. Thanks Mandy

Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stayed two nights in February so that we could go to the beach and enjoy the sights of Phillip Island. The motel was fine. It was clean and quiet. The bed was OK. The room was a generous size. Everything worked. The breakfast was simple but fine.

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

Hi Rob It is great to know that we meet your requirements and that this enabled you to have a an enjoyable trip to Phillip Island. Thank you for you time in providing feedback we hope to see you again some time. Thanks Mandy

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stayed four days in the queen spa room (only planned to stay for 3, but there is a lot on offer). Whilst there were a couple of maintenance items, these were minor and insignificant. Perfect location for Cowes and the beach. Staff are extremely hospitable. Overall, a very enjoyable experience.

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

Hi Allan Thank you for your time and feedback we are glad the small issues didn't hinder your stay and we looked after them quick enough for you. It is great that you enjoyed your time on the island Cheers Mandy

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

well phillip island wot a fabulous place tropical island with a moto GP circuit surrounded by blue sea beautiful beaches just two hours drive from Melbourne absolute stunning scenery could not fault the place hotel was fab will defo return next January

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

Hi Sean, Phillip Island is for sure a beautiful place and the track has an outstanding position we are glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you next year. Cheers Mandy

Morwell, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The room was clean, breakfast ok and the motel was close to the main street and the beach. But the host who seemed so nice when we checked in had turned really cold and passive towards us when we went to eat breakfast. He didn't make eye contact when we arrived, instead he focused on his forks and knives and...

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

I sincerely apologize if you think i was cold & passive towards you. I like to think i am friendly towards everybody i meet. I can only suspect my mind was other places & not focused on our guests as it should have been. When you greeted me i hope i was friendly towards you then. Please accept my apology.

Reviewed 16 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 13 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....

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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: $114 - $234 (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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“Because the motel is off the main road all suites seem quiet, It is walking distance to the center of Cowes”
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