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Guest reviews

3.6/5 Good
551 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Hand sanitizer provided


Explore the area

Popular LocationPhillip Island Ferry Dock3 min walk
Popular LocationMain Beach3 min walk
Popular LocationCowes Beach5 min walk

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  • Ocean View Queen Room

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsOcean View Queen Room
  • Ocean View Spa Suite - No Balcony

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 44 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsOcean View Spa Suite - No Balcony
  • Guest Room

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 38 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsGuest Room
  • Ocean View Room

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsOcean View Room
  • Guest Suite

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 38 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsGuest Suite
  • Budget Room

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 13 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsBudget Room
  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 38 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Room
  • Two Bedroom Ocean View Apartment

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 7
    More detailsTwo Bedroom Ocean View Apartment
  • Dorm Room - 2 Share

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDorm Room - 2 Share
  • Dorm Room - 4 Share

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDorm Room - 4 Share
  • Dorm Room - 6 Share

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsDorm Room - 6 Share
  • Ocean View Spa Room

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsOcean View Spa Room
  • Four Bedroom Pool View Townhouse

    Room amenities

    • 120 sq m
    • Sleeps 8
    More detailsFour Bedroom Pool View Townhouse
  • Two Bedroom Townhouse

    Room amenities

    • 90 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsTwo Bedroom Townhouse
  • Four Bedroom Townhouse

    Room amenities

    • 120 sq m
    • Sleeps 12
    More detailsFour Bedroom Townhouse
  • Ocean View Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsOcean View Family Room

About this area


North Pier Hotel is located on the waterfront and in an area with great shopping. Phillip Island Ferry Dock and Phillip Island Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Phillip Island Wildlife Park and Penguin Parade. Nobbies Centre and Churchill Island Heritage Farm are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Phillip Island Ferry Dock - 3 min walk
  • Main Beach - 3 min walk
  • Cowes Beach - 5 min walk
  • Phillip Island Wildlife Park - 6 min drive
  • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Baxter Station - 73 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 123 min drive


  • North Pier Hotel — 1 min walk

About this property

North Pier Hotel

3-star hotel near the beach
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and a TV in a common area are on-site. All 62 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, TVs with digital channels, and showers.
North Pier Hotel offers 62 forms of accommodation. Digital televisions are provided.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Cowes hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool


  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Shower


  • Digital channels
  • TV



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive key retrieval information
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive after 6:30 PM on weekdays must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


No pets or service animals allowed

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 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch and dinner.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Continental Hotel Cowes
Continental Cowes
North Pier Hotel Cowes
North Pier Cowes

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at North Pier Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, North Pier Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to North Pier Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does North Pier Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at North Pier Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in the heart of Cowes, this beach hotel is steps away from Phillip Island Coastal Reserve and Phillip Island Ferry Dock. Silverleaves and Main Beach are also within 5 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for North Pier Hotel

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Location is next to none - directly across the road from the beach and within a five-minute walk to shops and cafe. Room was clean. We had two ocean front rooms - the only thing I would say maybe have 2 sets of blinds - felt like our room was on the sidewalk as everyone walking by could see right into our room. good value for money - I would stay again maybe in summer next time

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020


  • Liked: Amenities
  • Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

They don’t want u to book through expedia, as they have to pay commission to you and hence they don’t treat ur clients well.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The property has everything you need - great food, beach over the road, in midst of the shopping district, It’s in the best possible location.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The tranquillity - nice relaxation stay, friendly customer service, clean room, spa. Just awesome

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2020


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

It was great to be upgraded and looked after considratig being in the vivid 19.

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020