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Tropicana Motor Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our first impression was wow, a brand new bathroom with space and place for towels AND ,what we miss in every motel,there are hooks for toilet bags. The room was large and the bed big as well. The air condition is near the door so no direct contact when you are asleep. 🖒Friendly staff. Brekki included. All what we wanted.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you liked our newly renovated bathroom its great feedback that it had everything you required. Cheers Mandy

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed with Tropicana Motor Inn in early Oct 2016. Overall the experience was very good. Check in was fast, room was big with a jacuzzi spa bathtub in the bathroom. The motel provides free parking. Location is good, convenient and close to the supermarket.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our business it is great to hear your whole experience with us was up to standard we hope to see you agian. Cheer Mandy

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our room was Clean the beds were comfortable the shower/toilet was spotlessly clean. The stay was quiet with little if any noise from other guests, everything from the beach to the restaurants to the shopping strip is a short pleasant walk away, the continental breakfast was good. We had a great time and would recommend it to anyone looking for...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Stephen, It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found our location convenient, I will let our cleaners know you thought they did a great job they love to hear feedback. We hope to see you again some time. Cheers Mandy

Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The room was spacious...very quiet location ..close to beach ..shopping centre ..if you enjoy walking its a nice walk to the beach and shops. Only a short drive to attractions.staff are friendly and you can park just out your room door..

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rhonda Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on our accommodation it is great to hear that you think its nice and quite as well as a great location we hope to see you again some time. Cheers Mandy

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I just stayed for the night and it is a very quiet motel to stay not far from the main street and in walking distance to the water. The rooms are clean and the continental breakfast was included in my room rate. The bed was very comfortable. I would recommend this motel if you are looking at a less expensive...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thanks for the recommendation its great to see you enjoyed your time with us. Cheers Mandy

Sydney
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Do a little bit of travelling for work. Was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the room. Well presented and much better than expected. A very good choice to stay Island. Staff were nice. Will stay here again.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi It is always nice to be pleasantly surprised and i am happy we were able to do this for you its great that you enjoyed the quality of our rooms and look forward to your next visit Cheers Mandy

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hotel was having a "stay 2 nights get 1 free" promotion. We stayed for 3 nights in a queen spa room. It was great value. The room was neat, cosy and spacious. I love it absolutely! The hosts were friendly and helpful. We had breakfast on the first day. Scrambled eggs and bacon on toast. Simple but delicious! The...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

It is so good to hear that you enjoyed exploring Phillip Island and had a great place to revitalize each day we hope to see you again some time Cheers Mandy

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Quite a good motel and had all the basics and a good shower. Quite centraly located and the staff were friendly. The rooms were large and had good tv. Would I stay here again? I would have no issue staying here again.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback we are stocked to hear that you were comfortable and would come back again to stay. Cheers Mandy

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight with two kids aged 4 & 5. Terrific location, nicely appointed rooms and very helpful and friendly reception (including organising tickets to main attractions). The simple but ample brekkie satisfied us all. Highly recommend.

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Bec, thanks for your kind words we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your family trip and we hope to see you again some time Cheers Mandy

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a night while exploring Philip Island. Clean and decent motel with lots of space. Staff are friendly and we purchase the 3 nature parks tickets at the reception of the motel which makes it easy as we do not have to join the long queue to get our tickets at the peguin parade plc. Breakfast was simple,...

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Tropicanami, Owner at Tropicana Motor Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed Phillip Island and your stay with us its great to hear there was enough for you and your family at breakfast. Cheers Mandy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $108 - $221 (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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“The suite is very good for 4 - 5 people and the parking lot is just in front of the unit. It is very convenient.”
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