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Genesta House
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Genesta House

18 Steele Street, Cowes, Phillip Island, Australia, 3922 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
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Nearby landmarks
Cowes Night Market 410 m
Deboruccis 420 m
Tyde 430 m
Koala Conservation Center 4.5 km
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 5.5 km
Bimbadeen Phillip Island 6.0 km
Churchill Island 10.0 km
Phillip Island Nature Park 10.6 km
Avalon Airport 82.1 km
Essendon Airport 85.8 km
9.0

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Balcony/terrace

Value for money8.2
Location rating9.0

Rooms available at Genesta House

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality
9.1
Deluxe Queen Suite
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Queen Room B
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Queen Room A
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Standard Queen Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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      Frequently asked questions

      What time is check-in and check-out at Genesta House?

      and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. Check-in is from 02:00 PM, The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

      How do I get to Genesta House?

      Genesta House is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Genesta House has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Phillip Island with private transportation, the hotel can arrange car rental for you.

      What is the smoking policy at Genesta House?

      Genesta House does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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      Overall rating:
      9.4
      Exceptional
      133 reviews
      Cleanliness
      9.0
      Facilities
      8.0
      Location
      9.0
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      More about Genesta House

      More about Genesta House

      Featuring a secluded garden setting, Genesta House offers boutique accommodations in a restored 100-year-old home and includes free WiFi. It is a 5-minute walk from Cowes Beach and various local dining options. All guest rooms are fitted with individual heating and cooling systems, plush carpets, a flat-screen TV, kitchenette and private bathroom. Genesta House is a 20-minute drive from Penguin Parade & The Nobbies Center. Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and the Koala Conservation Center are both within a 10-minute drive. It is a 2-hour drive from central Melbourne.

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      6 mentions
      Beach
      3 mentions
      Housekeeping
      2 mentions

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      Reviews of Genesta House from real guests

      Overall rating
      9.4
      Exceptional
      From 133 reviews
      9.7Location
      9.7Service
      9.6Room comfort and quality
      Agoda Reviews (28)Booking.com Reviews (105)
      Rating via Booking.com9.6
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      Exceptional
      Cleanliness9.7
      Facilities9.6
      Location9.9
      Room comfort and quality9.8
      Service9.9
      Value for money9.2
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      9+ Exceptional (119)
      8-9 Excellent (38)
      7-8 Very Good (21)
      6-7 Good (8)
      <6 Below Expectation (14)
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      8.0
      Excellent
      Andrea
      Couple

      Great with supportive and friendly...”

      Attention to detail, pleasant staff, great location. Comfortable and very clean. Appreciated advice regarding COVID lockdown.
      Hairdryer wasn’t the best. When I stay again I’ll bring my own. The rest was great.
      Reviewed May 28, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Gubi
      Couple

      Our review”

      Everything was just perfect . Great hosts
      Nothing
      Reviewed May 18, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Madeleine
      Couple

      Exceptional”

      Just stunning, beautiful room and grounds.
      Nothing, it was sublime.
      Reviewed May 10, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Sonam
      Couple

      Exceptional”

      Super cosy B&amp;B located within walking distance to the centre of Cowes. The room was decorated beautifully with incredible attention to detail. Has everything you need. And a beautiful garden. ...
      Reviewed April 26, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Sarah
      Couple

      Best B&amp;B”

      Genesta House exceeded my expectations. The breakfast spread was awesome and the amenities were great. I appreciate that Simonne and Marcus use sustainable and eco friendly products where possible. ...
      Reviewed April 11, 2021

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Deborah
      Couple

      Perfect ”

      The location to the beach and the town centre were such a bonus. The attention to detail and unexpected added extras to our stay were so appreciated and included fruit, cheese and wine. The ...
      The resort opposite was slightly noisy but not bothersome. The bed was a little creaky.
      Reviewed April 09, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Don
      Couple

      Accommodation with some nice extras”

      A little present of a bottle of red &amp; shortbread biscuits was a lovely touch. There is mozzie spray &amp; sun tan lotion in the bathroom( if needed) &amp; a great continental breakfast included in...
      Reviewed April 05, 2021

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Rhys
      Couple

      Superb”

      Was good breakfast provided
      The shower was a cold at times
      Reviewed April 05, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Stuart
      Couple

      Perfection on the Island”

      Genesta House is metres from the beach and the Main Street - but surprisingly quiet and secluded. Exceptionally clean and everything you need. Simonne and Marcus are wonderful hosts!
      Nothing!
      Reviewed April 04, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Renaye
      Couple

      Number 1 in Cowes !...”

      Breakfast was more than enough for two,loved the fresh fruit and strawberries in fridge and also the care taken to provide soy milk (bless) 😊
      NOTHING !!!!! Property is absolutely amazing!!! Host Simonne was amazing!! Only thing the hair dryer didn’t like me as it was only blowing cold air and maybe just maybe down the track add some ...
      Reviewed April 04, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Wt
      Group

      Hidden gem”

      Super clean and full of characters! This place is like a hidden gem. Beautiful veranda overlooking the garden and fish pond. The host was very welcome. Breakfast was so lovely. Situated on a quiet ...
      Reviewed April 03, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Scott
      Couple

      The only reason to not...”

      Breakfast was top notch. Warm and helpful hosts. Peaceful oasis in a great location.
      Reviewed March 29, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Angela
      Couple

      Exceptional”

      A beautiful, charming B&amp;B. The continental breakfast was lovely and the location is within walking distance to the beach &amp; restaurants. The hosts are wonderful and had plenty of ...
      Reviewed March 23, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Camila
      Couple

      Exceptional”

      Comfortable bed, lovely garden and decor.
      Reviewed March 23, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Brooke
      Couple

      Absolutely Perfect !!For Our Wedding...”

      Presentation Inside and Outside
      Reviewed March 14, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Leila
      Couple

      I fell in love with...”

      We loved everything ... but most of all loved the cozy comfy cottage with its sweet &amp; tasteful decorations
      Nothing that we didn’t like ;
      Reviewed March 08, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Clare92
      Couple

      Exceptional”

      Good breakfast in the room, very comfy bed, beautifully decorated room!
      Reviewed February 22, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Adele
      Couple

      Couples retreat”

      Everything Simonne was a great host and went above and beyond and all our needs were met. She made us feel at home and we appreciated the extras for example the cheese and crackers and the bread ( we...
      I didn&#39;t like that covid made us miss out on staying the 3 nights we had planned but that&#39;s not anything anyone could have changed. I was concerned I was going to slip in the bathroom on the ...
      Reviewed February 21, 2021

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Rainier
      Couple

      Room was wonderful, exceeded our...”

      Great location easy walk to anywhere in town. Beautiful garden and surroundings. We were provided with extra little things to make us really feel welcome.
      There was nothing we didn’t like.
      Reviewed February 14, 2021

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      8.0
      Excellent
      Jannine
      Couple

      Enjoyable”

      Location, provisions for breakfast, privacy and cleanliness
      The pllows were too hard, would stay again but bring our own pilows.
      Reviewed February 12, 2021

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