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Holmwood Guesthouse was totally refurbished by new owners in late 2012, keeping the best of its original 1930's design while transforming the interior into a comfortable, stylish destination unlike any other on Phillip Island.

Their three elegantly appointed Guesthouse rooms are now more spacious and luxurious featuring brand new ensuite bathrooms, free wireless internet, heating and cooling and coffee and tea facilities.

Holmwood Guesthouse offers boutique style bed and breakfast accommodation, suitable for a romantic getaway or a small group get together. Surrounded by majestic gum trees, it is ideally situated close to the main town centre and only 200 metres to the beach.

In winter, snuggle up in front of a cosy open fire in the guest lounge with daily papers, lifestyle magazines and streaming music of your choice, while in summer, soak up the sun on the front porch overlooking the cottage garden, or on the deck adjoining the bar and dining room.

Full cooked breakfasts are included in in-house rates and are served in the dining room or out on the deck, weather permitting. Optional private dinners are available by prior arrangement for a minimum of six people.

Two separate luxurious spa cottages offer comfort and total privacy. The cottages are fully self-contained with a private courtyard garden, balcony, barbecue, ensuite, double spa bath, cooling and heating, lounge, dining and kitchenette. A wood fire is available in winter only. All linen and towels are included.

For those on a budget, a self contained budget studio apartment on the same property and great location at an affordable price. But if you are looking for luxury, book the guesthouse. If you want space and privacy, they suggest you book the Luxury Cottages with verandas and private gardens.

All guests can enjoy free wireless internet. A fair use policy applies.

Content: Holmwood Guesthouse Boutique Accommodation

Price & booking

Guesthouse B&B

Room capacity: 2

King or two king singles, split system heating and cooling, high definition television, wireless internet, ensuite, coffee and tea making. The shared guest lounge was also expanded to add a cosy window-side desk for travellers keen to check email before settling by the cracking log fire with a glass of Victorian wine. Breakfast at Holmwood is a gourmet treat and is included in the guesthouse tariff. Holmwood's three in-house guest bedrooms are elegantly furnished with quality appointments and each has it's own theme.

Luxury Spa Cottage

Room capacity: 2

Open plan design cottage with queen or king twin beds, lounge, high definition television with DVD player, CD player with iPod dock, split system heating and cooling, wood heater during winter, although charges may apply, kitchenette, dining. Private veranda with electric barbecue and fully fenced courtyard garden.

Budget Studio Apartment

Budget Studio Apartment is budget accommodation at an affordable value. Sleeps four in configuration of one double bedroom, plus two single bedrooms. Located on the same property, in the same great location, within an easy three minute walk to the beach and a leisurely five minute stroll to the main street. You haven't got any views, but you do have accommodation that's compact, functional and convenient. The apartment is heated in the cooler weather and has air-conditioning and fans for summer. The Studio is Budget with a capital B! It does the job without fuss and rarely disappoints people who know what they are booking.

Payment methods accepted
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Cancellation and booking policy

Minimum booking is two nights on weekends, three nights on public holiday weekends and four nights at Easter and Special Events. One night's deposit and credit card details are required to secure a booking. Cancellation within 14 days prior to day of arrival incurs a cancellation fee of one night's tariff.

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Local directions:

Follow main road into Cowes township. The last roundabout with clock in centre is Chapel Street. Turn right, 300 metres down the hill on right hand corner of Chapel and Steele Street is Holmwood Guesthouse, surrounded by a picket fence.

  • Office services/business services
  • Car park
  • Communal lounge
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Library
  • Non smoking establishment
  • TV/lounge Area
  • Wood heater/Pot Belly