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Book direct** online now with our secure booking system for instant confirmation & our best rooms.

**  By booking direct with us, you are supporting a family owned and operated small business that employs Australians and pays Australian taxes!

       No booking fees - best rates guaranteed ! No Up-front Payment Taken.  

This is our official secure booking engine** site.  The best rates anywhere on the internet are here!

Our official booking** site in not one of the multi-national/off-shore owned online travel agent sites - all of which have hidden commissions and fees built-in to their rates.

We allocate our best rooms to 'direct' bookings via our official booking button above.  Unlike many online booking sites, we do not reuire payment until you are here with us*

         * see our tems and conditions below


Please note this is an autentic heritage property with historic wells and a large unfenced fish pond.  

These wells and the fish pond represent potential safety hazards to younger children**.  We have no facilities for children under the age of 12 years!   

Most of our guests book with us because they know that there will not be infants and young children in our main guest accommodations and public areas.

We do not have folding or roll-a-way beds or cots.  See below for maximum occupancy in our accommodation/room types which are goverened by building fore regulation laws.  

Our tariffs are quoted in Australian Dollars - inclusive of Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST) and all service charges.

Unfortunately, we do now have to surcharge our rates for Christmas/New Years Eve/New Years Day & Public Holidays to cover the very significant hospitality industry casual staff penalty wage rates we are required to pay over these periods under Australian industrial law.  

Our rooms offer a hotel-style safe plus a small refrigerator for your use, and are not 'mini-bars' with ridiculously priced beverages! 

(Glen Isla House has a liquor license and offers a small but execellent wine list for purchase by guests for consumption on and off the premises at very reasonable prices)

Secure off-street parking inside the extensive Glen Isla grounds provided for all vehicles (free) - and not in public view. We do not ask guests to park on the street.

FREE internet access via our secure WiFi wireless network (on an as-is basis fair & use policy applies and we reserve the right to deny access at our discretion for over use).

Our best rates/tariffs & rooms are on our secure online booking site below!  The best rates anywhere on the internet.


***  WE ARE ALREADY  FULLY BOOKED FOR THE Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix PERIOD (21OCT18-29OCT18)  MotoGP 2018

(One of the premier factory teams has taken a "whole of property" booking for MotoGP - every year since we opened in 2003)


Retail Travel Agents, Wholesalers and Inbound Tour Operators - please contact us directly for special industry arrangements for your clients!





Check our online system for availability and best available rates...



Current standard published tariffs/rates 

(applicable through to 31st December 2018).  

These are our published retail rates.  

Alas a modest increase has been made from 01JAN18 to cover continued cost increases we've experienced in electricity and gas, water rates, council rates and food costs.  We have recently installed a 4.3KW solar system in the business in an attempt to contain the electricity cost increases. Time will tell if we've been successful!

Despite increases in Land Tax by the State Governments over a number of years on our historic heritage property, we're still able offer refined and elegant accommodations at our historic property.  


Hosted Guest Accommodations:
Our rates here are for overnight stay for two guests, including our continental-style breakfast**.  Breakfast is preapred in our professional restaurant kitchen, inspired by our resident professional chefs & enjoyed in our restaurant-style dining room at your own table. 

** Breakfast is available on selected days.  See our official booking site.

Our kitchen & Dining  room does not operate every day - please check our online booking system for avaiulability of B&B tariffs.  If there are room only tariffs showing for a particular day it is likley that our kitchen/dining room may not be operating on that day.

Internationally acclaimed.

Anderson Heritage Suite (Our genuine historic/heritage accommodation offering - c1870)
King-size four-poster mahogany bed, period furnishings, Persian rugs, private en-suite facilities, gas log fire, Jacuzzi/corner spa bath and 40" HDTV with DVD/BluRay/CD player. A separate heritage cottage dating back to 1870 offering grand old-world charm and refined elegance with its own outdoor terrace and outdoor furniture..

Maximum 2 persons occupancy in the Anderson Heritage Suite.

Glen Isla Classic Deluxe Rooms (Purpose architected deluxe guest accommodations)
Queen-size beds (one available with twin single beds as an option), modern private en-suite facilities, walk-in dressing/luggage room and extensive garden vistas.  Purpose-architected rooms in our Glen Isla House guest wing offering separate entrance, classic interior décor and sunny deck veranda with outdoor café settings. All with LCD TV/DVD. - Very elegant accommodations!

Maximum 2 persons occupancy in a Glen Isla Classic Deluxe Room.


** Looking for a 'ROOM ONLY' rate?  Check our official booking site

We offer Classic Deluxe Rooms and the Heitage Suite on a room only (excluding breakfast#).

# Breakfast may not be available on some days, and we can suggest cafe's nearby if our dining room/kitchen is not operating on a given day.



Elegant Self-Cater Accommodations:

The Gate Cottage
Two-bedroom, two-storey self contained/self-cater elegant cottage set in the heritage gardens adjacent to two 100-year old oak trees.  Rates are per night - Accommodation Only/Self Cater basis. 

Rates for 2 people are for the master bedroom to be made-up (1 x King Bed) only.

Fully equipped kitchen (stainless steel gas stove, microwave oven, dishwasher, refrigerator), dining, lounge with widescreen HD LCD TV (also DVD/BlueRay Palyer)..  Master bedroom with KING bed (& 2nd LCD TV) and second bedroom with twin single beds - shared spacious bathroom with shower over hip bath, and initial supply of bathroom amenities. 

The Gate Cottage is offered on a "self-cater" (Accommodation Only) basis - we provide and an initial supply of tea/coffee and milk, + Espresso Coffee Machine with coffee pods.  There are two good supermarkets in Cowes (Coles and Woolworths) nearby for provisions/replenishments etc.  

The Gate Cottage accommodates maximum 4 adults under our accommodation licensing with the local council, building fire code regulations and insurances. (if you exceed this with additional guests staying overnight, you will violate our licenses and void our insurance and you will be required to leave the property immediately without recourse or refund)

Note there are 17 steps up to the bedrooms (they are upstairs).  

These facilities are  unsuitable for infants/children.  

Two-night minimum stay at all times (3 nights at Easter and 4 nights over Christmas New Year Period)

For stays of  7 (seven) days or more, a mid-stay room servicing is included in the tariff.  

For stays of less than 7 (seven) days, room servicing is available at extra cost as follows by request;

- Room servicing including beds made, bins emptied, kitchen tidy-up (no dishes included) and bathroom amenities replenished. AUD$75.00 per service

- Room servicing including linen change, bins emptied, kitchen tidy-up, dishwasher filled or emptied and bathroom amenities replenished AUD$90.00 per service

Note that there are no laundry facilities in the Gate Cottage.  There are laundromat facilities in Cowes & San Remo.


$335 - 2 guests

$370 - 3 guests

$405 - 4 guests

(max 4 guests)



The Fine Print

For our hosted accommodations (Glen Isla Classic Deluxe Rooms and Anderson Heritage Suite), one-night stays are welcome!  

But do note we have a minimum night stay policy on long weekend/public holiday weekends and certain special events weekends.  

The Gate Cottage is a 2-night minimum stay at all times.  (4 night minimum over Christmas/NewYear & Easter)

We cater for dietary requirements.  Our chefs are experienced in special dietary requirements, but PLEASE ADVICE US 48 hours IN ADVANCE so we can prepare accordingly.

Check-in time:   from 3pm to 6:30pm (later check-in - until 9PM may be possible - if prior arrangements are made before arrival - contact us in advance)
Check-out time: 11am 

If you need to depart early in the morning, please settlle any outstanding account the previous evening.  


Sorry - no pets allowed at Glen Isla House (visually-impaired persons with guide/seeing-eye dogs - with official identification excepted of course).


We have ample parking for all guest vehicles inside the grounds (off the street).  We never request guests to park on the street in public view.  

If you are bringing a trailer with a race vehicle, we can accommodate you inside the grounds but please advise us in advance so we can ensure adequate parking arrangements for all guests.

We may not be able to accommodate large motorhomes - please contact us if you plan to bring a motorhome to Glen Isla!

All vehicles are parked at owners/guests risk.  We do not accept any responsibility for damage to vehicles while parked on the premises at Glen Isla House.

Dining Options for Lunch/Dinner?  

We can recommend a selection excellent restaurants nearby to Glen Isla, and we have their menus available here at Glen Isla for guests to peruse.  See our Food & Wine page for information.

We do not cater for weddings, and we do not cater for evening meals or operate a restaurant open to the public.  (with penalty rates in the hospitality industry as they are now, its simply not viable to offer evening meals any longer in our dining room)

If you would like to have wedding photographs in our historic gardens, please contact us for information and our schedule of charges for a professional photograhy shoot in the gardens with your photographer.

The Glen Isla dining room is reserved exclusively for our special chef's breakfast service for resident Glen Isla House guests staying in our historic Anderson Heritage Suite and Glen Isla Classic deluxe room accommodations.  The Glen Isla dining room is not open to the public and operates on certain days only.

Our booking and cancellation policy

Please book online at our official booking site.  Your information is secure, the best rates are on our boooking site, and WE DO NOT REQUIRE PAYMENT UP FRONT!  There are No Booking Fees.

We require valid credit card details (or payment of one nights tariff  in advance) to secure a booking/reservation. (We do not accept tentative reservations)

A deposit is not required (unless your reservation is not able to be secured by a valid credit card).  When your booking is CONFIRMED and secured by a valid credit card, we guarantee your reservation and we will hold your room..

Cancellation of a confirmed reservation/booking up to 7 full days before the day of arrival will incur an administrative charge of AUD$50.00 per room at our discretion

Cancellation within 7 days of arrival, will incur one nights accommodation (at the tariff for the booked room) charge as cancellation fee regardless of the reason for the cancellation, unless we are able to resell the room.  

A no-show (non-arrival without prior notification) for a confirmed booking will incurr the full cost of all booked nights that we are unable to resell.

These terms and conditions are also on our official booking site.

If you book on our official booking site, we will ask you to pay when you are here at Glen Isla.  We do not take payment at time of booking.

For settlement of your account, we accept Cash, EFTPOS (for Australian Card Holders), Visa and MasterCard as preferred settlement.

We advise we are unable to accept foreign currency or cheques of any kind at check-out time.

All inside areas including our rooms and bathrooms etc are absolutely NON SMOKING at all times

Should we determine that guests have been smoking in our room areas, we will charge a minimum of AUD$800 to have the room professionally stripped, cleaned and sanitised.  If we are unable to re-let the room. while it is being refurbished/sanitised, we reserve the right to charge the ruling daily tariff for those nights also.  It is a condition of staying with us that you agree to our non-smoking policy (otherwise we suggest you find other accommodations - we are passionate about this aspect of our business and make no apologies for this policy).   

Providing it does not interfere with the enjoyment of other guests, we have no objection to guests smoking in the garden areas away from the buildings!


We are not associated in any way with the nearby motel/apartments that operates with a similar name (we have never been associated with that property).  

The authentic heritage gardens and facilities at Glen Isla are absolutely private property & reserved for the exclusive use of Glen Isla House resident guests.

The facilities at Glen Isla are not open to the public (including our dining room for breakfast).

Glen Isla House is part of the original and historic Glen Isla property dating back to c1870, owned and operated by the Baker Family since 1999.

(We do not offer 'apartments' at Glen Isla House)



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