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Ellenborough House Guest House

172 Hill Lane | Shirley, Southampton SO15 5DB, England
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My short stay in Southampton was welcomed by the kind personnel, clean tidy rooms, delicious breakfast and above all absolute professionalism. Would recommend it without second thought. House close to central station and city centre.

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, all comments are generally appreciated. I cannot say that hope to see you again back in Southampton, as you have come back already and staying at Ellenborough House. We hope all goes well for you with your new venture in Southampton. Work and your new home. More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I stayed here several times in November and my room was always warm. Nicola was very helpful & friendly. Lovely breakfast every morning served with a chat & a smile. Good position for getting to West Quay & other local amenities by bus. If I return to Southampton I would look to stay here again.

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Alex for your wonderful comments, I do hope your husband has now had his operation and progressing nicely. Also hope you were able to visit Lap Land and had a great time with the family. Hope all goes well. Best wishes Nicola. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I moved to Southampton and I stayed at Ellenborough House during one week. Prior to come Nicola answered really fast all my mails, also providing me info about the best way to arrive to the B&B from London. Nicola gives a really warm welcome, always smiling, helping in everything, taking care of his guests and preparing delicious breakfast every morning.... More 

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Monica for your kind review and I am glad that your first experience in Southampton is hopefully going to be very good. Your wonderful comments are greatly appreciated and I hope you have much success in your future employment in Southampton. Thank you once again. Kind regards. Nicola. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I stayed at Ellenborough House for three months because I came over from the Netherlands to be a clinical fellow at the respiratory department in Southampton General. Nicola the owner of the B&B and her Mom made me feel at home while being abroad and were always helpful. My room was nice and spotless; Nicola gave me a mini fridge... More 

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Williemen for the lovely review, we were so pleased you and family and friends also had a great time. I would like to wish you very best wishes for the future in your forthcoming career. Nicola. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

I had a great stay here in a single room. A really warm welcome from Nicola and lots of useful tips on the local area. My room was spotless and I enjoyed my cooked breakfast. I would book a stay here again. Nice and close to the train station and the common.

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Claire for your review, so pleased you were happy at Ellenborough House and also had a great week-end, thank you once again very appreciated. Kind regards. Nicola. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife was having major open heart surgery in Southampton General Hospital, so it was a stressful time for me but Nicola did all she could to make me feel comfortable and at ease. Nothing was too much trouble for her and she was always enquiring as to how things were going with my wife's recovery. The food was wonderful,... More 

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Mr. Piper for your kind review most appreciated. So pleased you were comfortable at Ellenborough House. We hope your wife is making a speedy recovery. Best wishes to you both. Nicola. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We visited Southampton to see our daughter and she picked Ellenborough House for us to stay at for two weeks altogether. Well, what an inspired choice! The room was clean, spacious and well serviced. Nicola and her mother couldn't do enough for us and breakfast was excellent. We felt very much at home and would highly recommend this lovely B&B... More 

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and I am so pleased you had a great experience while in Southampton. Your wonderful comments are generally appreciated and I hope you both had a safe trip back to Australia. Hope also that Jan's operation is a success. Kind regards to you both. Nicola. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nicola is an unbelievable host. Her guest house is immaculate and has a real home from home feel. I cannot recommend this guest house enough! It is first class at a realistic price! Well done Nicola, and sincere thanks for looking after me!

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Paul for the lovely review, it is a pleasure to have you stay. Hope you are both enjoying your holiday. Kind regards. Nicola. More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Excellent location for Southampton General Hospital. Warm welcome by Nicola and her mum who are lovely people and who were very kind and friendly. Nicola went out of her way to accommodate me which I really appreciated. Clean and comfortable, very homely. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Angela T
honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Angela thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so pleased we made you feel welcome and comfortable. I hope all is going well for your husband and hope he is home now. Thank you once again Angela. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I booked very last minute on business. Nicola was a fantastic and very welcoming hostess. She was so helpful with taxis/travel plans etc. I had a single room (non en-suite) as she was booked up. The room was cosy and the communal bathroom had a lovely large power shower. There was a separate loo. The breakfast was great, fantastic coffee.... More 

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