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Melbury Guest House

4 Queens Crescent | St. James, Exeter EX4 6AY, England
Melbury Guest House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam
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46 reviews
41 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 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... More 

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Gloucestershire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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... More 

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Somerset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 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... More 

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Wiltshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 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... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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... More 

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WESTHAM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 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

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Coventry
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 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... More 

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Bournemouth
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 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... More 

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