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Located on Phillips Island, Glen Isla House is a multi-award winning heritage-listed property offering elegant country-house accommodation.

Set in a secluded heritage garden of 6500 square metres and among 100 year-old oak trees of the historic Glen Isla homestead circa 1870, the property offers absolute privacy and fine accommodations for discerning travellers.

Only a short walk from pristine sandy beaches, experience old-world charm and refined country-house elegance that only genuine history provides, in the finest surroundings with authentic historic accommodations, purpose architect-built accommodations all with modern en-suites or the a self-cater two bedroom cottage.

With a resident professional chef, a special hand-crafted al-a-carte breakfast is available on selected days served in the dining room at individual tables overlooking the authentic heritage gardens. The kitchen is closed some days and there are cafes nearby, if the kitchen and dining room is closed.

Glen Isla House is a short drive the Phillip Island Nature Parks Little Penguins, koalas and seal watching. Shops and restaurants are nearby in Cowes and a sandy beach is just 120 metres out the back gate.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2016, 2017 and TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for excellence awards 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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Price & booking


$260.00 - $485.00

Classic Deluxe Rooms start at $260.00 (room only). Best rates and rooms allocated for bookings directly with us via our our web site!

Anderson Heritage Suite

Room capacity: 2

A grand historic suite offering King size four poster bed, gas log fire with sitting area and large corner jacuzzi in the spacious ensuite bathroom. Other amenities include high definition television, blue-ray/DVD player, bar refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, hotel-style personal combination safe, and full reverse cycle air-conditioning. The suite was originally part of the historic homestead dating back to 1870, and has been furnished in classic period furnishings and Persian rugs. Separate from their other accommodations, this suite offers absolute privacy, and its own terrace with outdoor furnishings for exclusive use. This is their genuine historic accommodations offering.

Glen Isla Classic Deluxe Room

Room capacity: 2

Purpose designed and elegantly furnished guest accommodations in classic heritage style with separate entrances opening onto the deck veranda overlooking the heritage gardens. Room amenities include queen size bed, private ensuite (with shower) and walk-in luggage and dressing room. Fully air-conditioned, personal combination safe, television with DVD player, bar fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests who are seeking authentic historic accommodations should consider the Anderson Heritage Suite.

Gate Cottage - Two Bedroom Self Cater Cottage

Set under two 100 year-old oak trees in the heritage gardens, two bedroom or two storey self-contained cottage, fully equipped kitchen and lounge with club leather suite, fully air-conditioned throughout, HD television with Blue-ray/DVD player. Master bedroom with king bed (plus LCD television), second bedroom twin single beds or option as king bed with advance notice. Bedrooms/shared bathroom are upstairs. The Cottage is offered as a self-cater cottage, self provision foodstuffs. Excellent supermarkets are available nearby in the village for provisions and the kitchen is fully equipped with everything to prepare meals. Guests wishing to take the restaurant-style breakfast in the main dining room should consider the Classic Deluxe Rooms and the Anderson Heritage Suite which are offered on a bed and breakfast tariff and room-only basis.

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  • Car park
  • Communal lounge
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Birdwatching
  • Self guided
  • National Trust
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
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  • Free Wifi