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Mayview Guest House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   30 The Polygon, Southampton SO15 2BN, England
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Ranked #30 of 38 Southampton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
Gazdallas Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

lovely, homely bed and breakfast. Very cosy and very clean. Great breakfast and very friendly and helpful land lady. Room was very comfy with tv and plenty of tea and coffee. If you are ever in Southampton and need somewhere cheap and comfy to get your head down for a couple of nights then this is the place. Close to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is the worst B & B I have ever stayed in, the shower toilet cubicle was like a cupboard like you see in a small caravan, the bedroom was so small cases had to be left on bed, no phone in room, pictures on Internet show nice place with hanging baskets, this is not true, this is a smoke... More

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T O, Owner at Mayview Guest House, responded to this review

We find it upsetting when guests reassure us that everything is fine when asked repeatedly if they are ok and then they post reviews like this. We have said it over and over that we are a mid terrace converted Victorian property and not purpose built . We are a b and b and not a hotel. We have no... More

St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The Mayview guest house went beyond my expectations. The lady that ran the place was very friendly. The room was veryclean and confortable and had much more character than a chain hotel. Would stay again.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I stayed here as a overnight stay as down in Southampton for work. I have been lucky enough to stay in 5* accommodation in the past and here was a initial shock! The attic room was damp and very basic and a strong smell of smoke from the dinning room and neighbouring rooms. The sky light mean on a rainy... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

To be fair the price suggests you get what you paid for. The staff are very very hospitable when you do find them. The electric plugs in the room either don't work or impossible to get to. No plug next to the kettle. Had to put kettle on the floor to reach the plug. No reception area in this hotel.... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I stayed at this B+B or one of the others at the Polygon for three months till January 2011. Thankyou Amiela for looking after me going out of your way with a vegitarian breakfast - you work hard keep the place in order and clean.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

To be totally honest the guest house served its purpose as a B&B for the price you pay you expect little. However this B&B went above expectations. Location- close to train station, west quay shopping and the city centre. About 20 minute walk to the docks or 5 minute journey by taxi if going on a cruise. Room- I stayed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

We have just stayed 2 nights at the May view b&b and we won't be returning! It was very run down and didn't look clean,everything in our room fell apart the bed,toilet seat,chair,toilet roll holder,shower,soap dish ,blinds had slats missing so you couldn't even pull them! It was like fawlty towers and when we complained the lady said she knew... More

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T O, Owner at Mayview Guest House, responded to this review

We note the comments from our guests who did indeed stay for two nights and insisted that everything in the room was fine. It was only when they were about to check out that they handed a long list of complaints. We have maintained over and over again, please let us know if you are unhappy with anything as we... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

me and my mate have stayed here twice and have just booked up again to stay for the weekend the lady is a sweetheart and took care of us very well indeed so i would recommend this b&b to anyone looking for a friendly place to stay in fact i am taking 7 more of my friends this time :)... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We had to stay in this b&b couple of nights, if you have to stay, then is ok. But it is not a place to enjoy your stay in Southampton. Already the surrounding on the street is full of rubbish bags and mess, the entrance shows low budget accommodation, and inside is the same. Strange smell is going through the... More

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T O, Owner at Mayview Guest House, responded to this review

We expect reviews to give an honest account of the guests experience as well as any discussions that took place. We also expect guests to extend simple basic courtesy to our staff and respect the house rules. Contrary to what has been said,these guests did not give the manager the opportunity to explain her position and offer them an alternative... More

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Address: 30 The Polygon, Southampton SO15 2BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #30 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Southampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mayview Guest House 3*
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