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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 #27 of 39 Southampton B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So.Booked this in midst of a heavy season. The guest house receptionist (Ms Ilinor) told me that it will cost me £65/night, when i arrived there with my child the lady started by saying 'I am not throwing you off but you need to pay me £30 extra per night for the same room'. Being text book style rude even... More

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

The person who posted this review did not stay at this guest house as we have no record of him in our guest register. More

wolverhampton
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed the night at the mayview with my wife after a cruise,very friendly lady who ran it.We found it to be clean and tidy ,a few small things where mentioned to the owner like the doorknob being loose,wardrobe bottom hinge screw missing ,and window opening up to maximum without any adjustment , i always feel its best to say what... More

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Oxford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the Mayview last minute .com on the price alone. I was not expecting much, but the Mayview delivered a very good quality of service. I have paid a lot more and got a lot worse in the past. The Mayview is very good value for money. I booked a single room with shared bathroom, yes the shower is... More

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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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
23 helpful votes 23 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 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
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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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Address: 30 The Polygon, Southampton SO15 2BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
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Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi )
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Ranked #27 of 39 B&Bs / Inns in Southampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mayview Guest House 3*
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