The landlady is very attentive and helpful with local recommendations and information.
Marion | December 8, 2019
Nice breakfast, lovely front porch overlooking a pretty garden.
Marion | December 8, 2019
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
|Value for money||8.1|
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.
Children and extra beds
Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.
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Couldn't have asked for more”
Genesta House B&B is run by the lovely Susan who was an impeccable host. We stayed for one night and we couldn't have asked for more! The B&B is situated on a quiet street with other hotels/apartments. There was plenty of (free) street parking. The main promenade of shops and restaurants along the seafront/ pier were just a 5 min walk away. Top attractions like the Penguin Parade and The Nobbies were a mere 15 min drive away. Rooms were cosy and clean, with good heating.
Susan the owner of Genesta House was so friendly ”
We enjoyed our stay at Genesta House, The owner Susan let us stay a few hours longer with no extra cost.Shes so kind and really cares about the guests.Genesta house has a lovely garden that Susan looks after. Nice breakfast, peaceful surroundings and located close to everything, beach and shops etc..Susan is the type of person we could talk to all day and never get board.We felt very welcomed. Thanks to Susan.
Lovely B&B and Sue was a great hostess”
The hostess Sue was very accommodating and nothing was too much trouble. The house is a lovely setting with a fountain out the front and a nice garden setting. It is close to the centre of town (a short 5 minute walk). We will be heading back to here when we return to Phillip Island.
Room with character”
We stayed one night at Genesta House and really enjoyed our time there. Susan was friendly and the room was comfortable.
We went away because we both needed a break from responsibilities and duties. We were not a couple just long time friends and Genesta gave us the opportunities to relax. We did not fit into any of your traveller types
Excellent. It is a wounderful place. The owner is a nice lady. She would try her best to render assistance to us. We enjoyed our stay at Genesta House.
Nice surrounds, comfortable room”
we enjoyed staying at genesta. the owner was welcoming. the breakfast was continental only, and i think for the per night perhaps it should be a full breakfast. however, what was available was adequate, and plentiful. the place is well cared for, and there were thoughtful touches, such as port and lindt chocolates in the room. we recommend genesta!
what a special garden in Phillip island”
first of all , i would like to thank susan ( the host there) , she upgraded our room to maple type. the room is very clean and tidy. with a large size bed. the decoration inside the room was awesome. there was one thing i have to comment is the bathroom was too small. moreover, the garden was very beautiful. and i reli enjoy having my breakfast there. there is a variety of food and drink to choose. i highly recommend this place to anyone who would visit phillip island.
Beautiful host beautiful house beautiful room ”
Love this place , close to the beach , close to the shops and yet nicely tucked in a quiet neighborhood. Just felt so relaxed in this beautiful house
Comfortable, welcoming place to stay.”
We stayed one night. The lady was lovely and very attentive. There were chocolates and a bottle of port in our room, which was beautiful and homely. The upkeep was amazing, the gardens gorgeous, and the breakfast room had a beautiful view over the courtyard. Would definitely recommend.
Great weekend retreat”
Lovely overnight stay. Very cozy and homely. Owner is very friendly and generous with advice. The property has lovely gardens and is located near all the main attractions. The room and bed were very comfortable. A great little hideaway for a weekend with a loved one.
Truely a welcoming and relaxing B&B ”
It was one of the better B&B I've stayed in. The owner was most welcoming and the room was comfy and a little romantic.
Reviews prove themselves”
After a long haul flight from the UK an early check in was supplemented by an upgrade! Some great local advise was offered and enhanced our brief stay immensely. Would stay here again without hesitation given the opportunity
Very clean room with lots of attention to detail!”
A delightful place to stay. In a quiet location, but only a short walk to town. Susan was lovely and cooked the most amazing pancakes for breakfast. We will definitely be back.
Great location, nice bed & breakfast”
the elecetricity did not work in the breakfast room so we had no toast, coffee or cold milk. the owner did make us some but it seemed like we were more of an inconvience for her. she says she doesn't allow kids to stay there, however it doesn't say that anywhere, including my daughter there were 3 other kids staying there. overall nice place to stay for a night maybe two. short stroll to beach. owner was nice but didn't seem like she wanted us there.
Excellent Victorian style hotel”
The owner was very friendly and helpful. Location is great, close to the city centre but quite as well.
Country Styled Stay with Personal Service”
We were pleasantly surprised by the attention to details given, to the toiletries (gd grade), snacks and best of all breakfast. It's a home away from home, friend away from home.
Highly recommend !!!!”
The place is perfect,which is located not far from ferry port and restaurants
such a elegant place”
The place is very clean, quiet and elegant. The host was so nice.
Very relaxing and comfortable