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Genesta House Bed and Breakfast

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Beach nearby, beach towels
Beach nearby, beach towels
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio

Overview of Genesta House Bed and Breakfast

Genesta House Bed and Breakfast

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
18 Steele Street, Cowes, VIC, 3922

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCowes Beach3 min walk
  • Popular LocationSilverleaves Beach3 min walk
  • Popular LocationPhillip Island Ferry Dock7 min walk

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About this area

Cowes

Located in Cowes, Genesta House Bed and Breakfast is next to a golf course and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Cowes Beach and Phillip Island Nature Park, while Phillip Island Wildlife Park and Penguin Parade are popular local attractions. Enjoy an event or a match at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and consider making time for Churchill Island Heritage Farm—a top attraction that's not to be missed. With power boating, surfing/boogie boarding and boat tours nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Cowes Beach - 3 min walk
  • Silverleaves Beach - 3 min walk
  • Phillip Island Ferry Dock - 7 min walk
  • Phillip Island Wildlife Park - 3 min drive
  • A Maze'N Things - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Baxter Station - 73 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 122 min drive

Restaurants

  • Waterboy Cafe - 5 min walk
  • Youki's Japanese Take Away - 5 min walk
  • Cafe Lugano - 6 min walk
  • Cheeky Goose Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Pino's Trattori - 7 min walk

About this property

Genesta House Bed and Breakfast

3.5-star golf guesthouse near Cowes Beach
Concierge services, a garden and free self-parking are available at this guesthouse. WiFi in public areas is free. All 5 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and furnished patios. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like dining areas and sitting areas. Housekeeping is available on request.
Genesta House Bed and Breakfast offers 5 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Rooms open to furnished patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate dining areas and includes desks. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Wine-tasting room

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Separate dining area

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Vineyard

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 0-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Mobile key entry
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; your host will greet you

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Genesta House Accommodation Guesthouse Cowes
Genesta House Accommodation Guesthouse
Genesta House Accommodation Cowes
Genesta House Accommodation C
Genesta House Accommodation
Genesta House Breakfast Cowes
Genesta House Bed and Breakfast Cowes
Genesta House Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse
Genesta House Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse Cowes

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 27 out of 40 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 40 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 40 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 40 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 40 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely old house with lots character. Enjoyed our stay. Host very helpful and friendly. Only downside was the walls are a bit thin
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Comfortable, lovely balcony overlooking garden. Accessible to services and facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Just such a cute gorgeous room and place to stay Very clean and very well located being close to everything well welcoming and helpful and friendly
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Cute B&B. Great location !
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019