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Ellenborough House Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
172 Hill Lane | Shirley, Southampton SO15 5DB, England
Ellenborough House Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Ellenborough House in Mar15 with a friend of mine and we both enjoyed it. Comfy beds, excellent breakfast etc. Nicola is a superb landlady who could give us a few useful tips what to do in S'oton and the surrounding area.

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

Thank you so much for your review on your stay at Ellenborough House we are pleased you both enjoyed your stay in Southampton. Hope you also had a great time in Dorset, perhaps one day you will return. Thank you once again. Nicola. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My self and daughter needed to stay in Southampton whilst my husband underwent an operation at Southampton hospital, we were greeted by Nicola the owner and her mother they were both very friendly. We were made to feel most welcome and relaxed whilst undergoing one of the most stressful time of our lives. We stayed in a twin room with... More 

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

Thank you Sarah for your kind review and I am so pleased that we made you and your daughter feel so welcome and at home. Your wonderful comments are greatly appreciated and I hope your husband has now returned home to make a full recovery. Thank you once again. Nicola. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I had an overnight stay & the lady of the house couldn't have been more helpful;with instructions & maps to some great walks(my preferred pastime,as opposed to shopping,which is also nearby) My course the following day was a 20 minute walk but Nicola's husband very kindly dropped me off at my destination.Lovely people & a very reasonable rate for B&B.... More 

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

Thank you Isabel we were so pleased your stay at Ellenborough House was a pleasant one. Perhaps if a next time you will be able to see a little more of Southampton. Thank you once again Isabel for your review. Nicola and Grev. More 

Leipzig, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I lived for over 5 weeks in this pretty beautiful bed and breakfast guest house. The house is very nice presented inside, benefits from a lounge in a typical English style. The rooms and floors were always clean and tidy.The owner was very obliging and helpful and served every morning a wonderful breakfast. If possible, I would love to stay... More 

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

Thank you Martin for your review, very pleased your stay for the 5 weeks at Ellenborough House was pleasant. Glad you enjoyed the English breakfast. Hope all goes well for you in the future with your new post at the University and also finding a home. Look forward to meeting you or your family in the near future. Nicola. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Ellenborough House is an excellent accommodation! I spend two days alone and my room was nice, clean and had a comfortable bed, with a new TV, and everything is necessary to prepare a British the. I found the breakfast tasty and rich, with the or coffee, fruit juice, milk and cereals, eggs, mushrooms, bacon and tomatoes. The bathroom was clean... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased that you were so happy during your first few days arriving in Southampton. Hope all goes well for you while you are in Southampton. Nicola. More 

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Lovely B and B, excellent service, breakfast was well cooked and there was a good choice, room/shower were both spotless. Ideally situated for access to the centre of Southampton as well as train and coach station. Nothing was too much trouble. I will certainly recommend to anyone. Thank you Nicola.

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

Thank you Gina for your review on Ellenborough House, I was so pleased you were happy. Would like to wish you all best wishes for your move back to Southampton hope all goes well for you. Nicola. More 

Whitley Bay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Thankyou so much. Room spotless and very comfortable. Breakfast beautifully cooked and presented. Good location. would stay here again when I next visit Southampton Thanks for excellent directions back to airport!

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

Thank you for your kind review and I am pleased you had a lovely stay while at Ellenborough House. Your comments are greatly appreciated and I hope one day you will visit again. Glad the directions back to Southampton Airport where ok. Kind regards Nicola. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We have stayed in Southampton many times over the last 20 years, as we visit the Southampton Boat Show every year. We have tried quite a few different B & B's in this time but several years ago we found Ellenborough House. We have stayed here every year since and won't be staying anywhere else. As we leave we book... More 

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

Thank you Peter and David for your kind review and I am pleased you enjoy your stay at Ellenborough House. Your wonderful comments are greatly appreciated and look forward to seeing you both again next year. Kind regards Nicola. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have been staying at Ellenborough House for over 2 years now. Working as locum doctor I have been trying most of the B&Bs in the area and I have to say this one is the best so far. It has a homey touch and Nicola makes your stay special every time. Always clean and very comfortable, highly recommended!

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

Thank you Dan for your very kind review, I am so pleased you have been happy during the last 2 years staying at Ellenborough House just unfortunate that I had prior bookings and you have had to book other accommodation. Thank you once again. Nicola. More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I stayed for a couple of weeks, the room was lovely, well kept and very clean, The owner Nicola was lovely and very helpful too..The breakfast was delicious, nothing was too much trouble, would definitely stay here again

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

Thank you Lynda for your review we are so pleased that you were happy at Ellenborough House. Hope all goes well with your husband and makes a speedy recovery. Nicola. More 

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