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Hotel Rottnest

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Highfields, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Yes the drinks are expensive, so is everything in WA, however I think it's worth the extra for the view. My glass of wine was beautifully chilled and you can't beat the crispy chips doused in rosemary salt. The wait staff were friendly and literally ran to keep the pesky seagulls away.

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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We sat in our usual spot in the beer garden, the only people there. After getting our drinks a very unsavoury young lady came and asked us to move? I said we would if we could move towards the southern end. We then we're told about her horrendous day yesterday so I declined her offer to move. A guy came...

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2Thank Keith H
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We had such a wonderful time on Rottnest island . It is such a beautiful and magical place . The hotel is in a great location walking distance to the wharf and main settlement . The reception were friendly and helpful . The rooms are standard and the bed was comfy . There is a little courtyard with tables and...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Situated in the main settlement for us this hotel / accomdation was the only place. With a sea view and a small patio area this accomdation was exactly what we wanted. Downside very expensive for what it is the room was clean and tidy the downside was no hot water for showering

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere is absolutely awesome! However I have been to the pub more than once and am extremely disappointed with the service quality! The fact that each time I am presented with poor service is actually appalling! I understand that at the bar and in the kitchen times can get stressful and rushed however for the bar staff...

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2Thank josh_mont
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Want a good time on Rottnest? Then don't stay here! Seriously it will leave a sour taste in your mouth. There's no value for money here as the rooms are way overpriced. The reception staff are also useless. There is no other was to describe them so I'm just being honest. And if you do stay here, whatever you do,...

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3Thank Daniel G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Very nice location.Great outlook etc but seriously $14 (AUD) for a pint of beer? $7 for soft drink??? $28 for fish and chips??? I am really over WA pricing everything way over the top. The service is not the best either.

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1Thank Lozza36
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We paid $330 a night, so at $660 for 2 nights, we expected more, much much more. The television bracket hung empty on the wall, with the tv placed awkwardly on the bench. The window looked onto a dirt patch that was perhaps a behind the scenes area and the room had limited natural light. The beach view was non-existent...

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3Thank Anne-Lou T
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We initially attempted to stay in an ocean view room but were all booked. We looked over other accommodation but settled on a courtyard room at Hotel Rottnest for its air conditioning and reviews advising it is quiet. In hindsight we are glad we didn't get the ocean view room as the hotel can get quite rowdy (albeit until 11pm...

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1Thank SwapSuitsForSwimmers
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Seven of us had lunch here recently, the location is fantastic. The food is pricey but there is not much choice on Rottnest in terms of eateries. It is bar service so you have to line up to place your order and the place can be quite busy so, ensure that you place your order early as it can take...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The accommodation at Hotel Rottnest is second to none on the island, being the only resort style accommodation on Rottnest Island that is on the beach. Our Bayside rooms are the top of the range on Rottnest with private courtyards that overlook the majestic Thompson Bay, and are the only Rottnest Island accommodation with reverse-cycle air-conditioning. Spend your Rottnest holiday in resort style comfort only minutes from Fremantle. There is no better place to sit and sip on a glass of champagne and watch the world go by or to rejuvenate after a day of adventure on this serene island paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rottnest

Address: 1 Bedford Ave, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Cockburn > Rottnest Island
Price Range: $160 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rottnest 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for one of the ocean view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Car0bella, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bring your own cleaning supplies and tools.”
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 of 5 bubbles TheRankins, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You must go beachfront”
 of 5 bubbles Penelope3352, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“All rooms are the same - all open onto an interior courtyard, none make any use of the water view”
 of 5 bubbles suetake2, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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