Genesta House Bed and Breakfast


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 suites. 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 your suite.

Booking Conditions: No smoking. No pets. Credit card details are required on arrival. Sorry, this property is not suitable for children under 10 years of age.


  • Heating
  • Internet Access Available
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Laundry
  • Bedding
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Car Parking
  • Street parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Air Conditioned
  • Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
  • Covered Shelter
  • Smart TV
  • Onsite Manager
  • Free Wifi
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning (Ducted/All Rooms)
  • Linen
  • Kettle
  • Fridge
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Line
  • Balcony
  • Stairs
  • Breakfast available
  • TV
  • Not suitable for children
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Wifi access
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Self Contained
  • Verandah
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • No Pets
  • Shower
  • Toaster
  • Crockery/Cutlery
  • Recycling

Map & Directions

18 Steele St, Cowes, Vic, 3922, Australia


Follow Phillip Island Tourist Rd into Cowes continuing until you reach the beach. Turn right and follow the Esplanade into Steele Street. Genesta House is on the right.

Cancellation Policy

Standard Booking Conditions and Cancellation Policy

This policy applies to all reservations. All bookings require payment details at the time of booking. Payment will occur 14 days prior to arrival. 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. Date changes are subject to availability and must be requested in writing. COVID-19 - due to the current uncertainty with travel date changes and / or cancellations due to mandatory travel restrictions or sickness related to Coronavirus will not incur any penalty and a full refind will be provided. Evidence must ne provided upon request for refunds.

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