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All reviews heritage suite one night beautiful accommodation wonderful hosts the great ocean road gardens are beautiful nice breakfast stayed longer penguin tour your luggage guest house comfortable rooms short drive lounge area the main street ian madeline
Ian came out to greet me and my wife as we got out of our car. He explained everything I wanted to know and so much more. He gave us recommendations about local attractions, shops and restaurants.
As a result we went for a stroll...More
Thank Geoff T
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 3 days ago
Thanks indeed Geoff for your review and kind words...
Comfortable bed, pleasant surroundings and nice breakfast - all pretty important, especially when travelling away from home!
We're certainly pleased you stayed with us, and enjoyed our substantial continental-style breakfast spread. The feedback we've had since...More
What a delightful place to stay! The room was absolutely beautiful and so comfortable. The hosts were wonderful - warm, welcoming, helpful. The accommodation is in a pretty garden, with access to the beach.
Breakfast was lovely.
We couldn't recommend it more highly.More
Thank Maureen G
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 9 April 2018
Thanks for taking a few minutes to leave us a review, and thanks especially for your personal recommendation. It means a lot to us, and we certainly appreciate it.
Beach out the back gate, authentic & very private heritage gardens, shops, cafes & restaurants nearby,...More
Glen Isla House is a beautiful Bed and Breakfast type accommodation. Everything feels very cosy and welcoming. The rooms are a good size and beautifully decorated - we stayed at the Oriental room.
Madeleine (owner) is lovely and can help out with interesting things to...More
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 2 weeks ago
Thanks indeed for your kind words, and choosing Glen Isla House for your accommodations.
Our aim is to see our guests get the best out of their visit to Phillip Island, and to enjoy their stay at Glen Isla.
Each of our rooms is differently...More
Beautiful accommodation, fantastic, friendly and informative hosts, great location. The beach is very close (2 minutes) and the Main Street in Cowes town is about a 15 min walk away (1.8 km). 10 minutes drive from the penguin colony. Very clean and nicely finished bathrooms....More
1 Thank Eoin O
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 27 May 2018
Thanks indeed for your review and kind words...
"Charm & Character' seem to feature in our guest comments on a regular basis over the years. Nothing contempory or quirky here at Glen Isla - just refined elegance and old-world charm that comes with the genuine...More
Very spacious, clean and comfortable room with walk in robe and ensuite located only 5 minutes from the town centre.
And the wonderful beach is a short walk out the side gate of the lovely property.More
Response from Glen_Isla_House, Owner at Glen Isla HouseResponded 4 May 2018
Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review in TripAdvisor, and thanks for choosing Glen Isla (we realise you had a choice!)...
Direct access to the pristine sandy beach and proxinity to shops, cafes and restaurants in Cowes are often mentioned by our...More
Multi award-winning boutique country-house accommodations offering discerning travellers finest surroundings, absolute privacy & unobtrusive service from internationally experienced & well travelled …Moreowner/hosts. Set in the grounds of the historic Glen Isla Homestead (c1870), we offer genuine historic and purpose architected guest accommodations all with modern bathroom amenities & separate entrances, secluded heritage gardens, refined elegance & old-world charm just 100m from a pristine sandy beach. Chef-inspired continental-style breakfast available in the dining room selected days. Close to Little Penguins, Koalas and the Seal Watching Cruise. TripAdvisor HALL of FAME for TripAdvisor excellence awards 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. GLEN ISLA HOUSE is the original & historic Glen Isla dating from c1870 with private heritage gardens & direct beach access. Member of Small Elegant Hotels since 2004. Our property is not associated with nearby Apartments at Glen Isla. Less
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Response from Glen_Isla_House | Property representative |
Apologies for the delayed reply. We are currently closed for our annual winter recess and have been away from the property for a few days on our break. We close every year for a winter break, while we... More
Apologies for the delayed reply. We are currently closed for our annual winter recess and have been away from the property for a few days on our break. We close every year for a winter break, while we undertake our annual maintenance on our historic property, and we take a break from the business....
There are a number of restaurants nearby in town that offer dinner (some offer NYE dinner packages), and we can make some suggestions if you wish. We do not operate a restaurant at Glen Isla House these days...
Please make contact with us directly via our web site email (shown on our TripAdvisor listing) and we can provide further information directly.
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"Rooms all looked nice, but our de luxe room was delightful."