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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the Opulently decorated Dame Melba suite. Parked the car and walked everywhere. The wonderful owner has thought of every possible luxury to ensure you get thoroughly spoilt! Breakfast was delicious and eating it in our room with the sun streaming in was pure bliss.

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

So pleased you decided to have a weekend away from Mudgee and stay with us instead of driving thru to Sydney. Katoomba has many varied options for dining and plenty of Antique Shops, Art Galleries and specialty shops and cafes to to enjoy. Dame Nellie provides a touch of luxury and I am so pleased you felt pampered. Warm regards...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved staying at the Melba Boutique B&B in Katoomba. Sue was lovely and very welcoming. The room and facilities were charming, all very comfortable. Delicious lumberjack cake on arrival followed by yummy breakfast the following morning.

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

Thanks for taking time to post a review. Yes the Lumberjack cake has been a hit and many more have been made. A guest recently requested carrot cake, so that has replaced the Lumberjack Cake. Xmas is around the corner, so guess Xmas Cake will be out in December. The weather has warmed so guests are enjoying breakfast in the...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience at Melba House started before we arrived as Sue e-mailed us some per-arrival tips as we were coming on the train from Sydney. NIce touch! We had booked the Joan Suite for 3 nights and it was perfect, comfy bed and a nice sofa sitting area as well as the breakfast table. The room amenities are as described...

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

Having such interesting lovely ladies from Canada stay at Melba makes Melba House such a joy to own and run. I do want guest to have a great enjoyable experience when they visit not only Melba House but the beautiful area on our doorstep. The Hop on Hop off Bus is a fantastic service for guests arriving without own transport....

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in Dame Edna over the weekend and absolutely loved it. The suite is so luxurious and comfy. Sue did a wonderful job of providing a home away from home and Issy is sure to brighten up the day. Sue's attention to detail is to be applaud. A fruit bowl by the dvds, help yourself to homemade cakes in...

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

Cara and Alex , Thanks for taking time to review your Anniversary weekend in the Dame Edna Suite. I'm so pleased that the weekend was memorable experience staying with us and that you appreciated all the extra touches I provided for my guests experience. It gives me great satisfaction as a Bed and Breakfast Owner. Every good wish for success...

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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: RM623 - RM951 (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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