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Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Phillip Island, Australia - Updated 2020

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If you’re looking for a nice day trip to embark on from Melbourne, don’t be surprised if an excursion to Phillip Island turns into something far lengthier. Residing just off Australia’s southern coast, Phillip Island is like a giant playground filled with exotic animals, sandy beaches, alluring tourist attractions, and so much more. Set amidst a spectacular landscape, Phillip Island showcases everything from delightful penguins and drowsy koalas in their natural habitat, to the hi-octane action of motor racing at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Whatever level of excitement you seek, Phillip Island can provide. And whatever level of comfort you crave, these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Phillip Island on this list are sure to satisfy!

1. Private room close to Penguin Parade (from USD 61)

The entrance to this private spacious room is dazzling. Through an alluring garden filled with potted plants, art pieces, and a calm vibe, this ground-floor room is stuffed with homey furnishings. Guests will also find a TV, comfy bed, private en-suite bathroom with a washing machine, hairdryer, and a soothing shower. A simple breakfast of tea, coffee, milk, juices, bread, yoghurt, cereals, and fruits is provided. Guests have access to a fridge, microwave, and bottled water. WiFi, bath essentials, shampoo, and free parking are also available. This appealing accommodation is near attractions, such as the Grand Prix Circuit, and a safe beach. The Penguin Parade is only a 5-minute drive away, and one of the hosts is a Parade Ranger, who can assist you with planning a visit.

Secret Penguin Garden
Ventnor Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
532 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

2. The Nautical Mile beach house - great for families (from USD 107)

Only moments from the surf, this three-bedroom beach house is ideal for families and the family dog. Equipped with a fenced-in yard, this house is secure for pets and young children. There’s even a kids’ playground and playroom on the property. Stylish in an understated fashion, this house boasts lots of natural light, gleaming hardwood floors, attractive decor, and striking glimpses of colour. Darts, table tennis, toys, TVs, DVD players, WiFi, and stereo are fun diversions found throughout the house. A washing machine, dryer, iron, and ironing board are available. A boat ramp and cafe is just a 2-minute car ride, and it’s a 5-minute stroll to a general store. For tourist sites, Penguin Parade is 12 kilometres (7.45 miles) away and only 6 kilometres (3.72 miles) from the Grand Prix Circuit. There’s also an off-leash dog beach close by.

The Nautical Mile Beach House
Cowes, Victoria, Australia
656 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tastefully done up kids room has toys and a nice double decker bed
beautiful place and the little one loves the toys bunk bed and backyard
the kids room has a play area which is stocked with various toys for both boys and girls
comfy beds and great for big groups of friends or families
Cleanliness:
place was clean and cosy
clean & spacious cozy apartment
clean & tidy as well
very clean and nice place
it was clean and well furnished
Host:
kasia is a great host
kasia was a responsive host too
this host is recommended by a friend
kids friendly place and nice host
home was well equipped and family friendly
Location:
convenient location and thoughtful design
great location with lovely house
the place is quite central to the attractions
good sleep good location and easy to find
perfect location near to penguin parade
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3. Central beach shack; free WiFi & on-site parking (from USD 141)

Enjoy a splendid stay at this spacious five-bedroom beach house that’s pet-friendly. Conveniently-located, this house is 5 minutes from the popular Cowes and Smith Surf Beaches, as well as the Grand Prix Circuit. Watch the penguins at Penguin Parade, just 15 minutes away, and a nice local park is 2 minutes on foot. The outdoor space is an airy and nice place to gather, with a covered entertaining area that has a BBQ. The fenced yard has thick green grass, numerous fruit trees, and a vegetable garden. Guests are welcome to pick any ripe fruit or vegetables available. The indoor layout is open and comfortable. The bedrooms provide comfy beds and the furnishings are sparse but attractive. The kitchen is nicely equipped, with a time-saving dishwasher and a microwave.

Central Beach Shack, Free Wi Fi, On Site Parking
Phillip island, Victoria, Australia
469 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kids loved that there was wifi
good place with awesome amenities (cooking equipment shower facilities car park pouch etc) for those visiting phillip island
heater was working great finally sweated in the cold winter
comes with games dvds bbq pit kitchen amenities and more highly recommended
cute little space with lots of beds and separate areas
Cleanliness:
very great place and clean
very kid friendly and clean
beds and sheets were nice and clean
otherwise it’s all clean and nice
house is big and clean with a well equipped kitchen
Host:
andrea is an awesome host
the host was great promp reply
sandy is available over a call and she was very helpful
host was very prompt in responding we were definitely happy with her
the hosts are easy to communicate with and happy to resolve any queries
Location:
convenient but peaceful location
a well located property central to most attractions on the island
great house great location & great price
a huge house right in the middle of phillip island with all the sights etc close by
lovely place in a lovely location
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4. Homey suite at Back Beach Road, Phillip Island (from USD 47)

Set in a quiet neighbourhood, this cozy guest suite is attached to the main house but still provide privacy. With its own entrance, this suite offers a warm double bed with expert bedding. Fresh towels, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee/tea preparation area, TV, WiFi, air conditioning, and a clean private bathroom complete the space. There’s a breezy patio area at your doorstep that offers an intimate table for two. Bicycles are available to guests, and there are bike paths that lead to Cowes Beach. This lodging locale is packed with everything from tourist attractions, like Penguin Parade and Koala Conservation Centre to touristy diversions, like boutique breweries and wineries.

- Back Beach Road Phillip Island -
Sunset Strip, Victoria Australia, Australia
221 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. A modern house close to the beach (from USD 223)

Situated within walking distance to Cowes Beach, this modern house guarantees a pleasant stay. For a start, the house is huge enough for up to 10 people. There are four bedrooms with comfortable beds of different sizes available. You can also enjoy two bathrooms, a hot tub and a fully equipped kitchen where you are free to prepare and cook some light meals for your breakfast. The living area offers comfortable seating where you can relax and refresh.

Soulspace Beachhouse •1 minute walk to the beach•
Cowes, Victoria, Australia
87 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. "Beachview" private space, close to Phillip Island attractions (from USD 88)

In this apartment, you may get lucky and hand-feed a variety of birds that include kookaburras, lorikeets, or the lodging’s backyard chooks! Along with feathery encounters, head to the local park and you might see a wallaby. Guests can relish ocean breezes by strolling to nearby Ventnor Beach, just 5 minutes away. The Grand Prix Circuit and Penguin Parade are only 5 minutes by car. This lodging has top-notch furnishings and vertical windows that offer lots of sunlight. Apart from the microwave, there’s no indoor cooking facilities, but guests are welcome to prepare coffee or tea, use the fridge, and enjoy the light breakfast items that include fresh fruit. A separate bathroom is provided for guests, and the living room offers a retreat to lounge while watching TV. A washing machine and dryer are available for a nominal fee.

"Beachview" Private space. Close to PI attractions
Ventnor, Victoria, Australia
146 reviews
Private room in floor 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

7. Seahaven escape (from USD 100)

Stroll just 100 meters (328 feet) and you’re at the water’s edge of Ventnor Beach, a safe swimming beach, and one of Phillip Island’s few dog-friendly beaches. Gleaming hardwood floors, comfy furnishings, and lots of room to roam comprise this two-storey, two-bedroom house. Relish entertaining with a fully equipped galley kitchen that features everything to cook a four-course meal. Step out onto the balcony, where there’s a BBQ and lovely glimpses of the water. Sleeping options are plentiful, and so are the entertainment choices. While WiFi is not available, there is TV, DVD, Wii console, movies, games, toys, two adult bikes, table tennis, and beach and sports equipment. Smoking is allowed outdoors.

Beach 100m - Seahaven Escape
Ventnor, Victoria, Australia
99 reviews
Entire house 14 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
modern bathroom and kitchen with full amenities made the stay very accessible and comfortable
in the family room there is a tv along with lots of entertainment for the kids
Cleanliness:
clean bathroom and beds
beds were a bit dusty (we rewatched the sheets) and some pots and pans weren’t that clean
only downside is it wasn’t as clean as we would’ve liked
very clean lots of fun games to play and great facilities
property was neat and tidy but with a few extra cleaning things to be improved
Host:
karen is a superb host
karen is a lovely host with a quick response time and a very well spoken and understanding manner
she was thoughtful and kind to offer us an early check in and late check out
karen is an excellent host who quickly responded to all of my inquiries
karen was really kind and helpful
Location:
great location for a quiet getaway near the beach
nice location and comfortable stay
gorgeous location and beautiful home
great place in a great location
location is great with a beach just a stone throw away
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8. The Bach; cozy hidden gem (from USD 58)

With only a 10-minute drive to the Penguin Parade and Grand Prix Circuit, this three-bedroom house is in a great locale for exploring tourist hot spots. This house is within a 5-minute drive of the beach, delicious restaurants, and charming shops. The large outdoor fenced area is a secure place for kids and furry friends in your travelling party to frolic. With an outdoor balcony, patio space, BBQ, picnic tables, not to mention parking areas for motorsport and boating vehicles, this accommodation is also great for adult merriment. For indoor entertainment, this house has a 106.6 centimetre (42 inch) flat screen TV with every local channel, DVD player and a variety of DVDs, board games, and books. The three bedrooms include one queen-size bed, two single bunk beds, and two pull-out single beds, respectively. Towels and linens are provided.

The Bach
Cowes, Victoria, Australia
162 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Stellar family seaside getaway (from USD 60)

Another great island getaway is this spacious three-bedroom house that’s only 15 minutes on foot to the beach and 2 kilometres (1.24 miles) from the main street. Surrounded by beauty, this accommodation’s locale has a wetland down the road, and there’s a wonderful children’s playground, with public access solar-powered barbecues, within walking distance. The master bedroom offers a king-size bed, en-suite bathroom, and a walk-in wardrobe. The other bedrooms also offer cozy comfort in a sunny atmosphere. The inviting outdoor sun deck with a spot to enjoy a meal alfresco is the real highlight. The kitchen is ultra modern and spacious. Off-street parking is available for at least four vehicles. Extra inclusions at this lodging are linen, towels, hand soap, tea, coffee, and sugar.

Family Seaside Getaway
Cowes, Victoria, Australia
102 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Quiet garden studio in heart of Cowes (from USD 59)

Ideal for up to two people, this studio is located in a quiet neighborhood but is walking distance to nearby local shops, cafes, and stunning beaches. The studio has a comfortable bed, a seating area, a private bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Head to the private deck and enjoy the views of the garden, while sipping coffee or a cup of tea. Private entrance to this Airbnb vacation home means you have full privacy during your stay here.

Quiet Garden Studio in heart of Cowes
Cowes, Victoria, Australia
290 reviews
Entire guesthouse 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome and nice place to stay spacious room and fully equipped with all needed
the bed was really comfortable and it was great to have a "kitchen" with a sink
nice place shower door was a little problematic but everything else was very good
Cleanliness:
a very nice and clean house
jen’s place was very clean tidy and amazing
the place is very clean and warm
jen’s place was really clean nice and cosy
it is quiet and very clean
Host:
jen was a wonderful host
jen is a very nice host
jen was a great host
great host too :)
jen was an amazing host
Location:
perfect location on philip island
good location on the island
her place is located in a wonderful location
fantastic location and amazing accommodation
great stay and great location
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11. Peaceful studio in lush area (from USD 80)

This studio for two people is surrounded by greenery and offers a relaxing stay for guests. The rental has a cozy queen bed, a kitchen area, and a bathroom. Breakfast is provided to guests during their stay. The large veranda is ideal if you want to spend some lazy time indoors during your stay. Cape Woolamai Nature Reserve is a short stroll away from here for those who wish to explore some local attractions. Head to the nearby Colonnades Beach and witness some of the best scenic views of the region for a memorable trip.

Woolamai Mist....Secluded..
Cape Woolamai, Victoria, Australia
217 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom amenities is great
great wifi great patio great sunrises
the view from the room was incredibly relaxing
it’s a lovely studio with all amenities that make a comfortable stay
the studio apartment is well set up and peaceful with a lovely view of the bush
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
nice clean and cozy place
beautifully clean and kept space
studio was clean and comfortable
also the room was sparklingly clean and spacious
Host:
great host and lovely space
the host is very kind and helpful
a wonderful and responsive host
self checkin is easy and lisa is very responsive to my questions
Location:
we loved the location and what was near by
good location close to bridge and beach
beautiful studio in a prime location
beautiful studio in a fantastic location
location was convenient to attractions and food
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12. Brand new home with stylish room, 10 minutes' walk to main street

This smartly decorated private room in an equally chic home is just right for couples, solo or business travellers. This room features a cozy bed with eye-catching bedding, roomy shelves, towels, linen, and heating. Guests have a pristine, shared bathroom next to the room. The backyard area offers a covered outdoor deck with a fun and funky seating area, and cozy hammock. Smoking is allowed in this space. Television is available in the living room area, and there’s speedy WiFi. Enjoy the bright kitchen with its spacious counter tops and roomy breakfast bar. Some of the most popular tourist attractions, Penguin Parade, Phillip Island Wildlife Park and A Maze ‘N Things are within 15 minute’s driving distance.

Brand New, 10 mins walk to main st, Parking,
72 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. Cozy Bluestone Haven B&B near everything

Provided with a key upon arrival, guests can come and go as they please at this comfy one-room apartment in a lovely bed and breakfast-style lodging. Guests have access to the entire ground floor that looks out over green farmland. Pastoral and pretty, this apartment has a queen-size bed, private bathroom with handy washing machine, lounge with toasty fireplace, dining area, and kitchen area with fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, and kettle. Provisions for a continental-style breakfast are supplied. This apartment is just a few kilometres from Cowes, the Grand Prix, and the Wildlife Park. The Penguin Parade, Koala Park, beaches, and so much more are also near. The hosts offer two bicycles and helmets for use, so guests can take advantage of the biking, or walking, track leading into Cowes from one direction and San Remo in the other.

Bluestone Haven B&B
Wimbledon Heights, Victoria, Australia
50 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Phillip Island...set mood to blissful

When you visit Phillip Island, expect to take a walk on the wild side. Whether you check out the penguins on their nightly sunset waddle from the sea to their burrows or get your adrenaline pumping behind the wheel of a race-prepared vehicle, Phillip Island always unleashes a torrent of feel-good vibes. To keep those good vibrations flowing, be sure to book your reservation at one of these incredible Airbnb accommodations, and experience a memorable adventure in Australia from start to finish!

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