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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We received a warm welcome to this comfortable and convenient B&B. Our room included all the necessary amenities. We would recommend Genesta House. Walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants.

Thank Jennifer H
Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We stayed on Phillip Island in order to experience the Penguin Parade at the Phillip Island Nature Park. Fortunately, we chose Genesta House as our lodging for the night. Since there were 2 couples in our group, we occupied 2 of the 4 rooms available at this lovely Victorian B & B. The rooms were side by side and shared...

Thank Carol325
Reviewed 24 March 2014

we stayed here for one night in the maple room. Lovely quaint room with ensuite bathroom, bar fridge and little extras like toiietries provided, tea and coffee, biscuits, and port. Close to the main beach of Cowes and quiet considering it is central and surrounded by other accomodation places.The gardens are beautiful and the buffet breakfast ample. Sue the host...

Thank maabs
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Genesta House is set in very pretty little gardens crammed with plants and hidden gems and the theme is continued inside the house. I stayed in the smallest room which was certainly small but there is a large ensuite bathroom with bath and shower and the bed is very comfortable. Sue made us feel very welcome and there was a...

Thank DroitwichBear
Reviewed 26 December 2013

When we arrived we were asked to forego breakfast as the ladys family had arrived for christmas, but at a push she would make us up a tray of continental style to eat on the verandah, We had to choose what cereal and juice we wanted there and then. When it arrived in the morning, it was laid out nicely,...

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Babenhausen, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Fortunatly our first pick, Holmwood, was booked, or in our impression, the Lady didn't want to have guests, so we stopped at Genesta. Susan gave us a hearty start right from the first moment. The room was good size, a small veranda into the garden, the bed was comfy. Only the bathroom window couldn't be closed, while we were here,...

Thank Ducky0606
Morwell, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2013

My husband & I just spent the weekend at this very charming B&B. We stayed in the Fernery Room which was beautifully decorated and had a very comfortable bed to sleep in. The gardens are absolutely beautiful with its fountains & lush plants. We had a warm welcome from Sue and the Breakfast was wonderful everything that you could want...

Thank Margaret W
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at Genesta House for 2 nights this past weekend. What a find! We booked the Lilly Pilly Room, which was extremely comfortable and nicely decorated, and my husband surprised me by having champagne and strawberries waiting in our room on arrival. The breakfast was one of the best B&B breakfasts I've ever had, and Sue...

1Thank jlinds86
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights in the largest room The Fernery. It was just wonderful. The room had everything we needed, the bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept on. Quality all the way here. The breakfast was great, lots too choose from. Lovely quiet surroundings and a friendly helpful hostess in Sue, we could not...

Thank Leanncer
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2013

A beautiful B&B with charming gardens and fountains. Very helpful and kind hostess. The breakfast was great and the location very convenient. The rooms were very clean and furnished lovely. Having gone in winter the port wine and chocolates kept in the room helped :) Would love to go back!!

Thank Piu1402

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Additional Information about Genesta House

Address: 18 Steele Street, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Phillip Island > Cowes
Price Range: €140 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Genesta House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Fernery has the bigger bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles ianhW7748VH, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go to the resort over the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Doobasdad, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms we booked were equally high quality.”
 of 5 bubbles 186299Janet, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Fernery and loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles loveachardy, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All three rooms in the main house would be equally as charming.”
 of 5 bubbles marciep2015, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
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