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    Seahorse Motel

    29-31 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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    1 - 5 of 211 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The Seahorse Motel is a very neat, well run, clean tourist style accommodation. They cater for children with a nice children's playground. The owners were particularly helpful in suggesting dining venues. Within walking distance of the beach this is a very pleasant stay.

    Thank Peter I
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Lovely friendly hosts, awesome value for money, great advice regarding tourist attractions and the rooms are newly refurbished!!! Win win win!! Go check it out next time you're heading to Phillip Island. Also very close to The Esplanade and main shopping strip.

    Thank Andrea W
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Wow... what a great little motel. Very clean inside and out. The beds were very comfortable. Nice and warm and cosy with air conditioning and electric blankets. It is located in town, so close to everything. It's about a 15 drive to the penguin parade...More

    Thank MrsYard
    Response from Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy to hear that you were comfortable during your stay. Hopefully see you again one day!

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    I booked this motel for a one night stay in Cowes online. Booking process was simple with immediate confirmation. Upon arrival, the owners were very engaging and helpful in identifying areas we could visit during the course of the day. The room was comfortable and...More

    Thank ranch100
    Response from Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of our property and we are glad that you found us helpful with the information that we can provide. Heating is very important at this time of year so we are glad that you were warm enough in our room...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

    A home away from home Friendly service, close to everything Wonderful friendly service, you are greeted with a big smile when you arrive, we felt so welcome Clean and fresh Great value We could wish for no more Very highly recommended

    Thank keith g
    Response from Seahorse61, Owner at Seahorse MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you Keith for your review. It was a pleasure to have you here!

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • USD 87 - USD 141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Cowes
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Cowes
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    Kas D
    16 June 2017|
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    Response from Christine J | Reviewed this property |
    No The Seahorse Motel is not dog friendly
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    Penny C
    15 September 2016|
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    Response from BarryThanh | Reviewed this property |
    They have different room sizes. Ours was a QS bed with 2 single beds for our kids.
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    night9955
    23 October 2014|
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    Response from KeithPyke | Reviewed this property |
    It was a good size bed which would probably accommodate the four of you. Whether the motel would permit this is something only they can answer.
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    "All rooms seem good"
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    "We are in an upstairs room. If you have dodgy knees, request a ground floor room."
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    "The end unit has a side storage/sitting area and is next to the pool."
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    "All rooms are clean, fresh and pleasant to stay in."
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