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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most beautiful arrival following our wedding last April into a warmly lit, luscious room. The biggest and comfiest bed one could imagine, a scene of romance with extra touches including a bottle of bubbles and a personalised card from our host. Couldn't recommend Melba House highly enough for a couple seeking a romantic weekend away. And the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room had thoughtful complementary items (including chocolate chip cookies!) which made the stay all the more delightful. Our room was beautifully designed, clean and comfortable. Our host (Anita) was highly approachable and professional - and a divine cook to-boot! We will definitely be staying again.

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 14 December 2016

If you ever plan to visit the Blue Mountains in NSW Australia, you must stay at the Melba House B&B. Perfectly situated in Katoomba, it's centrally located for all the local sightseeing. Three beautiful and comfortable suites, absolutely charming Victorian decor, in a quiet residential neighborhood with a superb breakfast each morning. What could be better? Owner Sue Handley is...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Perfect experience for a mini babymoon. We stayed in the lovely Dame Nellie suite and enjoyed relaxing in the room watching dvd's during one of the rainy days. Sue made us feel very welcome & it was a pleasure to have breakfast on the lovely verandah each morning. The location was perfect for a heavily pregnant woman to stroll into...

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Sydney
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A wonderful kid-free three nights in complete comfort. Sue and Issy make a great team with Issy in charge of meet and greet (she is a lovely four-legged host) and Sue (a very friendly human) covering everything else. Breakfasts served in the room were superb. The room itself (the Nellie suite) was divine - spacious and luxurious and extremely comfortable....

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa and Richard for choosing Melba House for your 'escape from the hectic city life' to the peaceful beautiful Blue Mountains. Being only one and half house from Sydney makes it the perfect place to come for rejuvenation. Lovely fresh air and great bush walks followed by some great restaurants to enjoy at night then to relax in...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Our stay at Melba House was very enjoyable. Sue our host welcomed us to her lovely home and showed us to the Dame Edna Suite. A large room with private bathroom with spa and a nice bay window looking out to the front garden. The house is very tastefully decorated in period style with lots of antiques and charm and...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Well Reg and Sue, yes I would describe you as Happy Travellers! It was a pleasure to have you stay with little Issy and I for a few days. The Mountains provided some glorious weather for your exploring the beautiful late spring gardens. I am so pleased that you did enjoy Melba House and all the C1905 architeture. Melbas original...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Melba House and the Melba Room was a step back in time consistent with the era of Dame Nellie Melba. In saying that there was no lack of modern day amenities. Our host Sue made sure every comfort was available and any request granted. I would recommend Melba House to anyone wanting a quiet stay away from the bustle of...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Liz. It was a pleasure to have you and John stay to celebrate his milestone Birthday enjoying the comforts of Melba House. Wishing you a very happy and healthy 2017. Warmest regards Sue

Horsham
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and I stayed three nights at Melba House at the end of our four week tour of Australia. From the moment we arrived to the minute we left we were made to feel very welcome. Sue is a great host and nothing was too much trouble. As the weather was chilly we were unable to use the lovely...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Ian and Anne, thanks for your lovely review. I'm pleased you enjoyed Dame Edna Suite with the extra space for your travel bags and that your Blue Mountain experience was memorable. You will be going through your photos now you are home and enjoying your travels all over again. I will look forward to meeting some of your friends and...

Brisbane
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stayed for 4 nights at Melba in the Dame Nellie Suite. Sue, greeted us on arrival with a polite and welcoming manner. We found the room to be well presented and very comfortable. As our stay progressed we found Sue to be very guest focused and adept making our stay very enjoyable. Sue organised spa treatments, gave good advice...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much Peter and Belinda for choosing Melba House for your 10th Wedding Anniversary Celebration. I really enjoyed your stay and seeing all your fantastic bird photography. I was thrilled that on your last morning you were able to capture the elusive Gan Gan Cookatoo...what a thrill for you and a great way to celebrate your 10th Wedding Anniversary....

Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed in the Dame Edna suite for 2 nights as part of a driving holiday around south east Australia. Located a short stroll from Katoomba's main street with restaurants, cafes and shops, this lovely home away from home is comfortable, quiet, beautifully furnished and even more welcoming thanks to Sue and her hospitality. We chose to eat breakfast in...

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Providing a Home a way from Home is what we aim to do for the International Traveler.Melba House is well located & provides very comfortable beds in a quiet location and a full breakfast is a great start for travelers to start their exploring this wonderful World Heritage National Park on our doorstep. Having a Hop on Hop Off bus...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your own Open Fire and Spa, King and queen-sized beds, central heating, electric blankets, large comfortable rooms with own sitting and dining areas, sumptuous breakfasts, that's historical Melba House. Quiet and secluded yet close to many restaurants, galleries, antique and craft shops. Also, close to the best-loved attractions of Katoomba and Leura. Blue Mountains World Heritage bush walks abound, some only 300 m away. Easy drive to Blackheath and Wentworth Falls and other mountain townships. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

Address: 98 Waratah St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: RM645 - RM985 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Choose the Dame Edna or Dame Nellie Suites”
 of 5 bubbles HappyTravellers2121, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Melba Room largest with spa bath and bay window faced east for delightful breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles lizhalliburton31, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms great”
 of 5 bubbles 784sandrab, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 rooms and they are all luxurious.”
 of 5 bubbles Marilyn545, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all excellent (I looked into the other rooms!!)”
 of 5 bubbles marie123501, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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