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Tropicana Motor Inn

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location, quiet relaxing with an extremely friendly host. The room was well laid out, well appointed, very clean and the bathroom whilst compact was modern, clean and well designed; except for the location of the mirror, but then I had seen my image many times before. The only negative I could muster was the location of the mirror, perhaps... More 

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Thank Holger K
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thank you Jean, Paul, Mandy and family for providing us a great accommodation! Although we only spent 1 night at Tropicana Motor Inn, we thoroughly enjoyed this place. Jean and Paul were so warm and welcoming. We booked the Suite which was perfect for the 4 of us. The unit was very clean and cozy and comfortable and I wish... More 

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Thank koalarda26
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again our stay was relaxing and comfortable. The rooms were well appointed and with the location being away from the main street the location was quiet making for a pleasant stay. Also sitting at one of the tables in the garden area on a nice sunny afternoon having a refreshing drink made for a pleasant finish to the day.

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Thank George W B
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has very friendly service and warm welcome also they tell you everything you need to know about Phillip Island and its attractions you can obtain tickets there as well the room was spacious very clean comfortable beds and the water pressure was very good. They have a heated swimming pool and barbecue area absolutely recommend will go again.

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Thank mary-mia-3
Tropicanami, General Manager at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thanks for the feedback we are happy that your appreciated the information on about the island there is so much to see and helps to see it all on the map. We did have a few hot days that helped the solar heating of the pool kick in lets hope we have plenty more we look forward to... More 

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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Thank Erik Z
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 More 

Traralgon, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Thank Wally H
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 More 

Scoresby, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Kathy M
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 More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank G2121
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 More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank monicacZ5220WR
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 More 

Rochester, Australia
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45 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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Thank 2Ushers
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 More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • 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 

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: €89 - €165 (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”
 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
“The queen spa rooms are very spacious and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 276Karen, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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