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Higher Melcombe Manor

Melcombe Bingham DT2 7PB, England
Higher Melcombe Manor
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The house is wonderful, the countryside is glorious and Lorel and Michael are the perfect hosts. I stayed for one night during a business trip to the area and had a unique and memorable visit for about the cost of a room in a Premier Inn! There's no comparison. Visiting Higher Melcombe Manor is like rediscovering old friends, not least... More 

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Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lorel and Michael really made us feel at home as soon as we arrived. We were greeted by Lorel, who led us through a very impressive series of rooms with a roaring fire going in the reception room. We went up to the our room - the panel room which was just stunning. Every detail was thought of from fresh... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

The house is located in a beautiful and quiet valley. The rooms are nice and the bathroom was very good. The breakfast is B&B standard. What ruined the stay was the fact that our host was overwhelmed by servicing two guests. She forgot dinner reservations and a tea promised was less important than talking to a friend on the phone.... More 

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Old Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Lorel gave us a wonderful welcome to her beautiful Manor. She made us feel us at home from the minute we arrived, and this was reinforced by the quality of the room she provided us with. The location is peaceful and idyllic situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Dorset. Breakfast was a feast and we had truly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Our group of 20 spent a weekend at Higher Melcombe Manor in May 2013. We had an excellent evening enjoying wine and dinner in the big banqueting hall. The catering was first rate all weekend, and the hosts were very welcoming - recommended.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

I wanted to explore southern England and a friend recommended that I stay at Melcombe Manor and it was a great suggestion. It is a beautiful home in the county with green rolling hills and scenic farmland. When I arrived Lorel and her trusty dog, Alfie were there to greet me. One walks into a beutiful and well decorated foyer... More 

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed with Lorel, Michael and Alf (the dog) in January, after many weeks of travel and we felt at home as soon as we arrived. Lorel is thoughtful of her guests needs and the rooms cater for a relaxing, peaceful stay. We had snow while there and the huge fire in the main lounge was so lovely to come... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Wonderful country wedding venue, made perfect by Lorel's equally wonderful warm and welcoming hospitality. She made us feel so much at home in her beautiful house - we felt like much-loved old friends when she and Alfie (the lurcher) greeted us on our arrival. The bedrooms are lovely, the breakfasts great, the gardens are gorgeous - and the sun shone... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We've just had a fantastic stay at Melcombe - Lorel was fabulous, solving our last minute crises and wonderfully accommodating. My room was gorgeous, luxurious feel and yet very relaxed. Beautiful views and gardens really well kept, great venue for a country wedding. Looking forward to returning for B and B.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

My mother had a wonderful stay. She compared it with six stars hotels. The service was absolutely amazing. Lorel is one of the friendliest person I have come across -- also very caring with great humour. We would actually make a trip half way across the world, as we live in Thailand, to stay at Melcombe Manor! Highly recommended.

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