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    The Castle Villa by the Sea

    7-9 Steele St | Phillip Island, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good19%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible10%
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    “romantic room” (2 reviews)
    “living room” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

    Upon arrival there was a small sign in the room we stayed in, it said "if there is anything at all that bothers you or is not right PLEASE TELL US and we will try to fix it for you - if you have had...More

    4  Thank mark r
    Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 23 April 2013

    Thank you for your nice response and taking the hint - In the main all our guests have a wonderful stay at The Castle and we believe if those few that complain would only tell us what agrieves them they too would have a lovely...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2013

    These called Villa is just an oversized B&B that needs a lot of updating to take it to the 21st century. Not right by the sea, and a slightly musty smell. Family photos everywhere and carpets need changing. There are many other more compelling hotel...More

    7  Thank timbo1978_13
    Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 14 April 2013

    Hello Timbo - We are very sorry you didn’t enjoy your stay at The Castle but noting that your previous stays were The Hilton Sydney then The Hilton Melbourne maybe the charm of The Castle was not for you – again sorry for your disappointment

    Reviewed 12 April 2013

    We had a very nice stay would most definitely stay again a much better choice than the cold modern apartments of today's modern era,received a warm welcome,the Castle Villa has a lot of old world romantic charm with a very feel good vibe,is an easy...More

    3  Thank Lynette S
    Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 14 April 2013

    Thank you for your review - we are so glad you enjoyed your

    Reviewed 6 April 2013

    We stayed in the Garden Suite which is so gorgeous and well set out with a beautiful four-poster bed and double spa. We would highly recommend you ignore some of the nasty views below.. Hostess was truly lovely!! Would much rather pay $245 to stay...More

    2  Thank Lollly
    Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 14 April 2013

    Thank you for your time - we look forwardto your return

    Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

    Stayed in our favorite suite 'the terrace' for 2nd time...very impressed with how helpful the housekeeper was...what an asset she is! Must admit hosts seemed a bit 'over it'...v sad...but understandable considering some of the rudeness I witnessed from another guest... Loved our time though....More

    1  Thank likomi
    Response from willywagtail, Owner at The Castle Villa by the SeaResponded 14 April 2013

    Sorry , must have been having a bad hair day - we have passed your comments onto our lovely housekeeper who incidently has been with us a very very long time and is definitely a part of The Castle

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$148 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Cowes
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Cowes
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Cowes
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Victoria >
    • Phillip Island >
    • Cowes
    • Also Known As
    • Castle Hotel Cowes ,
    • The Castle Villa By The Sea Phillip Island/Cowes, Australia
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