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4.6 out of 5

"Quiet, clean, spacious 2 br cabins, nice surrounds " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 28 Mar 2021

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Hotel Description

At Woodbyne Resort you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Phillip Island Wildlife Park and 2.3 km (1.4 mi) from Phillip Island Ferry Dock. Highlights at this property include a restaurant, and in-room kitchenettes and washing machines.

LCD TVs with DVD players are featured in all 6 individually furnished accommodations, and you can enjoy free WiFi, patios, and living rooms. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Dining areas, private yards, and rice cookers are also available.

The family restaurant, Citrus & Vine , is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the property's own lounge bar. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor swimming pool, waterslide, and pool loungers as well as access to a playground. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Cowes property, you'll be 2.7 km (1.6 mi) from Phillip Island Coastal Reserve and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Silverleaves Beach.

Two Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One Bedroom Cottage

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Three Bedroom Cottage

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Woodbyne Resort ratings based on 68 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Woodbyne Resort

Everyone (24) Couples (6) Family (40)
5 out of 5
Quiet, clean, spacious 2 br cabins, nice surrounds

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
really enjoyed our stay! Rooms are nice. Pool is clean. We saw so many different birds on site. Ponies and kangaroo are seen on the farm nearby. Kids love this place so much!

Posted by , from Melbourne on 27 Jan. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5
Great place for a break quiet yet close to everything all facilities you need very comfortable

Posted by , from Melbourne on 1 Jul. 2020

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5 out of 5
This resort blew me away with an amazing spacious cottage, with everything I could have wished for. The staff were so accommodating and helpful and the beds were so comfortable. I will be telling everyone about my experience and will be staying here again!

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Apr. 2019 by Richard

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon

5 out of 5
Ponies next door were very cute watching while having coffee

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Feb. 2019 by manager

thank you for your feed back. Yes our neighbours ponies tend to be popular attraction along with all the wildlife around the property

5 out of 5
Amazing location and exceptionally clean. Style of house is perfect for 5 people

Posted by on 3 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Feb. 2019 by Management

Thank you for your review we try very hard to present our cabins in fresh clean manner. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again

5 out of 5
Plenty to keep 2 young boys busy, only downside was the indoor play area was under redevelopment so wasn't available.

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Jan. 2019 by Management

Thank you for your feed back. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes we were hopping our bistro would be open by now but it will be bigger and better with a big makeover underway. Hope you get a chance to come and see the new look when competed

4 out of 5

Great place to stay

Pros: As above
Very quiet,clean tidy and spacious place to stay.Very friendly staff.

Posted by on 4 May 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 May 2018 by woodbyne resort

thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us

4 out of 5

Family getaway

Such a wonderful, peaceful place. Check out time should be later than 10, so we could have enjoyed a bit more of the morning. Within walking distance to everything.

Posted by , from melbourne on 12 Jan. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Jan. 2018 by Rich

Thanks Katrina Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Checkout time can get a little tricky. Where possible we do try an be flexible but as you would understand this time of year. Demand is high but will certainly see what we can do in the future

Property Features

Woodbyne Resort offers its guests a waterslide and a seasonal outdoor pool. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at Woodbyne Resort. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Cowes cottage.

  • 6 guestrooms or units
  • 6 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Waterslide
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne Airport (MEL) (159.7 km / 99.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking, extended parking, and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Woodbyne Resort offers 6 accommodations with DVD players and rice cookers. Rooms open to patios. These individually furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Beds feature down comforters. Accommodations at this 3.5-star cottage have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Washer
  • Private patio
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Private outdoor space
  • LCD television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Rice cooker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

Citrus & Vine - This family restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 5 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 300.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Woodbyne Cottages House Cowes
  • Woodbyne Cottages House
  • Woodbyne Cottages Cowes
  • Woodbyne Resort Cowes
  • Woodbyne Cottages Phillip Island/Cowes
  • Woodbyne Cowes
  • Woodbyne Resort Cowes
  • Woodbyne Resort Cottage
  • Woodbyne Resort Cottage Cowes
  • Woodbyne Resort Phillip Island/cowes

You should know

  • Woodbyne Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • The seasonal pool will open in October and close in April.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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