Rates - Tariffs
We offer the same tariff/rate any day
of the week*. We do not put a loading on our
rates/tariff's at weekends like most properties.
* Unfortunately, we do now have to
load our rates for New Years Eve/New Years Day &
Public Holidays to cover the very significant hospitality
penalty wage rates we are required to pay over these periods.
Otherwise we have
the same rates/tariff any day of the week.
Please note this is an autentic heritage
property with historic wells and a large unfenced fish
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!
**Glen Isla House is an adult-style
retreat - we welcome children 12 years and older.
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
Our tariffs are quoted in Australian
Dollars - inclusive of Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST) and
all service charges.
Our rooms offer a hotel-style safe plus a small refrigerator for your
use, and are not 'mini-bars' with ridiculously
(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
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!
*** WE ARE ALREADY FULLY BOOKED
FOR THE Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
PERIOD (16OCT16 - 24OCT16) MotoGP
(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!
RATES & AVAILABILITY HERE!
Book direct online now with our secure booking system for instant confirmation
& our best rooms
No booking fees - best rates guaranteed ! No Up-front
is our official secure booking engine site.
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
| Check our online system for
availability and best available rates...
standard published tariffs/rates
(applicable through to 31st
These are our published
retail any day of the year rates.
Alas a modest increase has been made from 01JAN16 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
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.
| Our rates are for
overnight stay for two guests, including our special (cooked
to order gourmet) breakfast.
Breakfast is preapred in our professional restaurant kitchen,
inspired and prepared by our resident professional chefs & served in our restaurant-style dining room at your
Heritage Suite (Our genuine historic/heritage accommodation
offering - c1870)
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
(Purpose architected deluxe guest accommodations)
Queen-size beds (one
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?
our official booking site.
We offer Classic Deluxe Rooms and the Heitage Suite
on a room only (excluding chef's breakfast#) on certain
days of the week.
# Chef's 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.
|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.
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
supermarkets in Cowes (Coles and Woolworths) nearby for
The Gate Cottage accommodates maximum 4
adults under our accommodation licensing with
the local council, building fire codes 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
facilities are unsuitable for children.
minimum stay at all times.
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$70.00 per service
- Room servicing including linen change, bins
emptied, kitchen tidy-up, dishwasher filled or emptied
and bathroom amenities replenished AUD$85.00 per
Note that there are no laundry facilities in the
Gate Cottage. There are laundromat facilities in
$325 - 2 guests
$360 - 3 guests
$395 - 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!
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 &
We cater for dietary requirements.
Our chefs are experienced in special dietary requirements,
but PLEASE ADVICE US 48 hours IN ADVANCE so we can
Check-in time: from 3pm
to 6:30pm (later check-in 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.
Glen Isla Classic Rooms and The Anderson Heritage Suite
accommoations, with notice we can usually provide a simple
continental breakfast in your refrigerator for the morning of
Sorry - no pets allowed
at Glen Isla House (visually-impaired persons with
guide/seeing-eye dogs - with official identification excepted of
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?
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
We do not cater for
weddings these days,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 also accept American Express (AMEX), but
please note we will add a 3% levy
on AMEX payments to cover the additional
merchant fees and handling costs associated with American
We advise we are
unable to accept foreign currency or cheques of any kind at check-out time.
NON SMOKING Policy
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
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
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 exclusive dining room).
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