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Merlewood House

Meadfoot Road, Torquay TQ1 2JP, England
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Ranked #63 of 154 Torquay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015
Mazhooper Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Just returned from a three day stay at this most comfortable, elegant B&B. The rooms are tastefully decorated to a high standard and have everything you could need. The beds are very comfortable and the owner, Wendy, makes you so welcome. The breakfasts are to a very high standard and nothing is too much trouble for Wendy. It is just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Our visit to Merlewood House was over three nights in May. The house was beautifully decorated and very clean. The rooms were decorated in a boutique style and very tasteful yet bright. The bed in our room was very comfortable and gave me the best nights sleep I'd had for a long time. Our host Wendy was a charming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We arrived to real welcome by wendy. Beautiful rooms lovely comfortable bed. The service was excellent, breakfast was lovely. Wendy is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of area and places to visit and eat. Would recommend Merlewood house and would love to stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed for New Year's Eve. Excellent location near to the sea front, shops and restaurants. Lovely large room and a comfortable bed, which was immaculately presented. Really welcoming host and a fab breakfast to cap it all off!

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Have not long returned from a 2 day break staying at this lovely hotel. It is beautifully presented, pretty and quiet. Wendy the owner was so helpful and gave a first class service. She demonstrated an excellent eye for detail and ably anticipated our requirements. If in Torquay again, we will come back!

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milton Keynes United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed at Merlewood house for 2 nights,our room was lovely and clean beautifully decorated as was all the house,the bed was also lovely and comfortable.. So much choice at breakfast I was stuffed for the whole day :-) Ample parking,small walk to the town,Harbour,shop bars & restaurants.. Thank you to Wendy for an enjoyable stay will be back soon... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We've just spent 5 nights at Merlewood House. It is a beautiful house with lovely vintage, shabby chic and Laura Ashley décor. The rooms are charming, light and comfortable. It is on quite a steep hill just up from the harbour, which didn't bother us at all, but might be a bit of a trek for older guests. I had... More 

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Largelle, Owner at Merlewood House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to complete a review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and had not noticed the biscuits had expired, I would have been more than happy to replace them for you. I shall certainly consider fresh cut bread for toast as I agree it is so much nicer than sliced. Hope to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Merlewood House is a gorgeous guesthouse that felt like a four star hotel. The room was beautifully decorated and oozed charm and comfort. Wendy was such a great character and brimming with local knowledge and tips that were very helpful. The breakfast was delicious, and she even gave us a lift to the model village. We definitely want to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We visited Merlewood House again this year, and it was three years since the last time we were there. Still as very good and enjoyable as the last time. Good breakfast and nice rooms. A little hot without fans, but it can easily be arranged, we believe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

After finding this little gem during an evening, my boyfriend and I were relieved that there were vacancies. The rooms have a lovely individual touch to each one and have everything you would need for your stay. The breakfast was lovely an we could not have asked for anything more. The location is perfect, just a short walk to the... More 

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