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Melbury Guest House

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Reviewed 26 October 2013

Located close to the City Center and on walking distance from Exeter Central train station and Bus station. Street is fairly quiet, but is home to several alcohol/drugs addicts. Staff was considerate. The room was clean and medium to small sized, but OK equipped. The bathroom had a shower, the toilet was next door. This was supposed to be my...

4Thank arne68
Gloucestershire, England
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Our 2 night stay in the St James Suite gave us the break we really needed. Ideally located for the centre of Exeter on foot, Harry's Restaurant and very easy to find. Breakfast was a treat, tasty and good portions. The accommodation was very clean, quiet and comfortable. The shower was one of the best I've experienced, plenty of controllable...

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

We stayed in st.james suite. Was a gorgeously laid out room kept very traditional. Bed was phenomenal. It is a high bed but you do get used to it. Staff were very welcoming. Excellent choice on the breakfast menu and the breakfast, although quite early, is well worth getting up for! Would say parking is restrictive and if you dont...

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Reviewed 30 June 2013

From the moment we arrived, to the moment we left.... Lovely welcome, my case carried upstairs to a lovely room. (St James Suite). Had asked for a bottle of bubbly as a surprise, and was there waiting...THANK YOU. Very comfy bed....although I have to say, quite a high bed, and being short...I did ask for a step ladder!! Brilliant nights...

Thank Country G
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2013

A very comfortable guest house within easy walking distance of the City centre. Well furnished rooms with a touch of oriental decoration in the staways and halls. Excellent Breakfasts which were even served an hour early due to my special request I only met one staff member in my week there and he was the breakfast chef and receptionist and...

Thank tony m
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Stayed here for one night to go to the football in the afternoon and the city centre for the evening. Checked in at 2:00 and was greeted by a really friendly, chatty man who went through all the necessary info, most of which I was aware of because I'd read the previous reviews on here. I had the single room...

3Thank nige9359
Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We stayed in the lodge (the room with the private bar and hottub) and it was worth every penny.It was apart from the rest of the guesthouse so private and perfect for our annivarsary the hot tub was a perfect temp it was snowing when we stayed but we didnt even notice when sat in the hot tub. The staff...

Thank karen f
Reviewed 23 January 2013

had a nice stay the rooms were nice and comfortable and the staff were so friendly nothing was to much trouble and the manager bent over backwards to make my stay a special one full credit to all the hard working staff and the hot tub was a lot of lot of fun

Reviewed 18 January 2013

This lovely little place was a real find. Calling Melbury a guest house is like calling Jimmy Choo a cobbler. Granted it may be guest house sized and my room was indeed quite small despite having a four poster bed, but it is so gloriously sumptuous in terms of decor and ambience and this belies its guest house status. The...

1Thank mrsbeebee
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Advertised as being 'Luxurious'. A bit of an exaggeration. Pleasant enough and the staff were friendly, but it all seemed rather amateurish. The bedlinen was fine and, yes you could say luxurious, but the whole place could have done with a paint job. It was all rather dark with heavy paintings and large Indian statues on the landings. No double...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melbury Guest House is a 3 star Boutique Victorian accommodation, in the heart of Exeter City Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melbury Guest House

Address: 4 Queens Crescent | St. James, Exeter EX4 6AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: RM213 - RM487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melbury Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Melbury Guest House Hotel Exeter
Melbury Guest House Exeter, Devon
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“Avoid the room without full bathroom ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles arne68, 26 Oct 2013 | Read review
“St James Suite is at the front on the first floor overlooking a small park. If you would like to use the Hot Tub, you'll need to book the Garden Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles The_Travelling_Bear, 19 Aug 2013 | Read review
“the lodge with private hot tub worth a stay”
 of 5 bubbles 438karenf, 26 Jan 2013 | Read review
“book early”
 of 5 bubbles STARLINGJ, 23 Jan 2013 | Read review
“There is no double glazing so you are better off away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Boudicca_9, 20 Dec 2012 | Read review
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