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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is older style accommodation that has been well maintained and upgraded. Nice surprise to see the spa in the corner of the room. Meals are nice and the dining room is clean with most amenities. Great place to stay if you want to see the Penguins , Grand Prix or other local attractions. Close to all the shops and...

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

Hi Erik, The corner spa can be quite a surprise being in the room but allowing true relaxation while watching a movie can be such a great indulgence we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Cheers Mandy

Traralgon, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We travelled as a family to go to a wedding, we rang the day before to see if one of the two rooms we booked would be ready by 1:30. The owner was really good and assured us one would be ready before the 2:00 book in. On arrival both rooms were ready which was great. The owners were very...

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

Hi Wally Phillip Island is such a beautiful place for a wedding i am glad we were able to help you out with an early check in so you could get ready. we are happy you enjoyed the renovations and we hope to see you again some time Cheers Mandy

Scoresby, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Nice clean room and bathroom, nice quiet park .breakfast included is great too.Owners very friendly . Within easy walking distance to local shops and attractions. Beds very comfy, pool area and gardens very relaxing .

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

Hi Kathy Thanks for your kind comments its great to see you enjoyed your stay with us and the facilities we provide it is always so nice to have a relaxing break hope to see you for your next one Cheers Mandy

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The room was very neat and clean. The rooms are a bit dated, but great value for money. Location is fantastic. Walking distance to Cowes centre and the ocean. Also, it is only a short drive to/from the penguin parade.

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

Good Morning It is always so nice to hear that people think our motel is good value we started renovating our rooms over winter and will continue to renovate more rooms next winter. Cheers Mandy

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Room was great, We had the updated room, which was very modern and catered for everything. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We had breakfast included in the price, which made the property very affordable and appealing. This property is close to beach and shops. We walked everywhere. We would be happy to stay here again!

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

Hi Monica, Thanks for your comments i am glad that you enjoyed our renovations, as well as the location. Our simple breakfast we feel is a great way to start the day. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Cheers Mandy

Rochester, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This Motel, despite it's age it is a little gem, rooms large and very clean, very comfortable beds and all necessary facilities. There is an excellent dining room, we had the Continental Breakfast which was fresh, plentiful and delicious. It is an easy walk to the beach and to the local supermarkets, and so lovely and quiet. We enjoyed our...

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

Thank you for your kind words we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and found it as peaceful and comfortable as we do we hope to see you back again soon Cheers Mandy

Melbourne
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I spent a delightful two nights (17th and 18th May this year) at the Tropicana Motor Inn; this is about the 4th occasion we have stayed at this establishment over several years and, as usual, found it to be a pleasurable experience once again. The room we had on this occasion was immaculate; clean and tidy, quiet...

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

Good Afternoon, It is nice to hear that you enjoy our hospitality and accommodation we are always so happy when people take the time to share their thoughts and have had a good experience or something we can learn from we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Cheers Mandy

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great and nice service, clean and tidy room and perfect location for a reasonable price. Can highly recommend to everyone. Accommodation is with breakfast, mostly everything you need for breakfast, yoghurt, toast, jam. Maybe just one thing which is the time for breakfast just from 8 till 9. Don't give you a chance to have a late morning.

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

Hi Kristyna, Thanks for your feedback we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and will take you feedback about the breakfast time into consideration over long weekends were people stay several night, as most of the time people only stay one night, we have found in the past when we offered a later breakfast that people then didn't...

Kent
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for one night but the wifi was good, the room really spacious and there was a fridge/freezer which was really handy. Space to sit in the sun outside and BBQs for use as well. The breakfast was simple but plenty of it. Convenient location providing you have a car to see the penguins and the other sights!

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

Good Morning, It is getting more and more into BBQ weather it is great that you enjoyed this facility, as well as our rooms. You are right about needing a car on the island it is the most efficiant way to see everything however there are tours offered for those that dont have a car and there was a free...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed there in October. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The room was spacious,comfortable and clean. Not only is the Motel in nice area and so close to everything. Definitely will stay there again.

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

Hi Claire, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our hospitality and found our location convenient looking forward to seeing you again. Cheers Mandy

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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 

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Address: 22-26 Osbourne Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: $116 - $206 (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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“More modern queen spa rooms available.”
 of 5 bubbles P9385ZZsandrab, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Because the motel is off the main road all suites seem quiet, It is walking distance to the center of Cowes”
 of 5 bubbles holgerk166, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The suite is very good for 4 - 5 people and the parking lot is just in front of the unit. It is very convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles koalarda26, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great location”
 of 5 bubbles G2121, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear good...some have been renovated..ours hasn't..but it's still very comfortable..”
 of 5 bubbles 24rhonda400, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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