Check In: 14:00 |Check Out: 10:00
Hours: 0900-1700

Step back in time. Genesta House Bed and Breakfast is one of the few original guesthouses on Phillip Island. Offering boutique accommodation in the heart of Cowes, Genesta House is situated 5 minutes walk from the stunning north facing Cowes Beach and an easy walking distance to the many varied restaurants and shops. Genesta House offers three individually decorated suites, all with new ensuites, individual heating and cooling, private in-room continental breakfast, and free WiFi. All rooms are accessed via a verandah overlooking the beautiful gardens, featuring 100 year old trees and pond. This is the perfect place to enjoy all that Cowes has to offer, whilst relaxing in the beautiful surroundings and enjoying the stunning beaches. Genesta House is a 20-minute drive from the Penguin Parade & The Nobbies Centre. Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and the Koala Conservation Centre are both within a 10-minute drive.

Location: Genesta House is situated right in the middle of central Cowes, just 200 metres from the Cowes bay beach, Cafes, Shops, Restaurants and only a 10 minute drive to the Penguin Parade.

Property Details: Relax in the tranquil surrounds that make "Genesta House" one of Phillip Islands most popular and established boutique Guesthouses. This 'century' old home contains three beautifully appointed rooms. Two of the bedrooms lead off the front veranda with their own ensuite bathrooms and entrance, which is overlooking the fish pond and front garden. Follow the path to the third room with private veranda and ensuite bathroom. With reasonable rates and a location to enjoy and unwind in, take in the splendour of Genesta House and Phillip Island.

Bedding Configuration: The guest rooms all contain a Queen Bed with linen and towels provided.

Inclusions: We offer a continental breakfast in the rooms.

Booking Conditions: No smoking. No pets. Credit card details are required on arrival. Sorry, this property is not suitable for children.


  • Air Conditioned
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bedding
  • Breakfast available
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Car Parking
  • Clothes Line
  • Covered Shelter
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Internet Access Available
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Laundry
  • Linen Provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Not suitable for children
  • Onsite Manager
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
  • Self Contained
  • Smart TV
  • Stairs
  • Street parking
  • TV
  • Verandah
  • Wifi access

Terms and Conditions

Standard Booking Conditions and Cancellation Policy This policy applies to all reservations. All bookings require full payment at the time of booking. Cancellations notified more than 14 days prior to arrival date will be entitled to a refund of money paid, less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations notified less than 14 days prior to arrival will forfeit the full amount paid. When a booking is made less than 14 days prior to arrival date and consequently cancelled, the full amount paid will be forfeited. If guests fail to arrive and/or stay for the entire number of nights that have been booked the booking will be automatically cancelled and no refund will be given. Any date changes must be made more than 14 days prior to the arrival date and incur a $25 fee per change. Date changes cannot be made within 14 days of arrival. Such date change requests cannot be granted and the booking will be treated as a cancellation. COVID-19 – due to the current uncertainty with travel, free date changes will be able to be made on any bookings where you are unable to attend due to mandatory travel restrictions or sickness related to Coronavirus.