The Continental Hotel Phillip Island

5 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, 3922, Australia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cowes

Penguins, Pelicans and Plenty of Surf

A travel blog entry by jmlamport


Isn't it wonderful to have friends with friends? Or, more precisely, a best friend with relatives in Australia who have friends owning a cottage retreat on Phillip Island?

We spent the last two delightful days as guests of a generous couple who enjoy the sand, surf and relaxation of a beachside community in a place called "Cape Woolami" on Phillip Island. This "island" is located a mere 90 minute drive from Melbourne and ...

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by cathie47


... We had visions of going on some nature walks on the cliffs but the weather has turned nasty and yesterday we got caught in some really windy weather!! It almost knocked George off his feet! So we are hunkered down in our "little" home waiting for a change in the weather.We are not too impressed with the campsite here either! There is a literal swamp not 3 ft from the back of the camper!
Bring back the sun!! G & ...

Nature, Glorious nature in Victoria Province

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... Then during dinner we witnessed one of the most iconic images that will stay with us from Australia forever. Picture a quiet mountain stream lined with pine and shrubs with a giant grey kangaroo bounding through the river at dusk. It was incredible.

The next morning we had a wonderful breaky by the river, before packing up and making our way down towards Lakes Entrance. We stopped in a beautiful little town were we found an awesome ...

Britz Horror

A travel blog entry by lascoshoo

... and free of the stench... Why were the staff not able to achieve the same result? We called and emailed Britz to inform them of this matter and requested a refund of the day lost spent cleaning (doing their job) in order to make it clean enough to bring a baby on board (the renegade is advertised as being 'baby friendly').

Unfortunately, the issues did not end there. I could go into great details on the matter, but to make a very ...

Day 101.

A travel blog entry by daleandh

... in Thompsons road. It was good to see her. The one good thing about coming home is catching up with our families. We were home by just after 1pm, and now the cleaning starts. It has been a good trip though, even with the setbacks we had. We saw a few new spots, re-visited some others and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Now we can start planning next ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 5 The Esplanade, Cowes, is near Penguin Parade, Fairy Penguins, Koala Conservation Centre, and Phillip Island Nature Park.
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