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Melbourne House Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   79 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 2BG, England (Victoria)
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Ranked #384 of 1,065 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We don't really want to tell you how great this hotel is for fear that it may become too popular! However, we enjoyed our stay so much that we felt we should let others know. We stayed here last week as a stopover between work Christmas parties and meetings in town the next morning. The location for us was superb:... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as was working nearby over the weekend so just wanted somewhere cheap, close, clean and quiet as I was footing the bill not my client. Somewhat surprised at my ‘basic’ single room, I am sure a cell would be bigger! It was only 8’ by 5’ comprising small single bed, sink and radiator with a very small extension... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Thank you again to John and his staff Third time stay on business at Melbourne House where I sincerely appreciate the effort management goes to each time for upgrades and the understanding for lower floor accommodation to avoid the stairs where ever possible. Thanks in advance for next time! If it is your first time to London these are typical... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I stayed 4 nights at the Melbourne House. The rooms and amenities are basic but it is clean and the location is very convenient. Good choice for leisure travel if you will be spending most of your time seeing the sights. Close to the Pimlico tube station.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

All too typical of some of these smaller independent hotels, Melbourne House feels like stepping back into the 80s. The dated (but not antique or even shabby chic) furniture, the cheap fire doors and patterned bedspreads all contribute. With a teeny, tiny television, don't expect to be able to spend the evening lying on the bed watching tv after a... More 

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Monterey, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It was hard finding this place with the GPS, there are 3 locations with the same address on the same street within viewing distance, don't trust your GPS but print it out before you leave! When we arrived, we were told our room was on the 5th floor, but we might take one on the 4th. I inspected the two... More 

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Egues, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Hotel located near Pimlico tube station, well connected to London center. Bus 24 stops at the very door. Small room, but enough for 2 people. Very clean. Breakfast could be more imaginative... The room had a great advantage: no carpet at all, unlike most English hotels. This helps cleaning and offers good sensations.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in May 2014for 6 nights .it is a small place with a personal treatment .in the room we had very clean toilet and cool our tv . Tea and coffee and direct dial telephone .The room are very clean and they help us with every thing - how to get to every place ?, take... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Was looking for a reasonably priced place in zones 1/2 of London and this place fit the bill well. Was only a 5 minute walk from Pimlico Station and only about 10-15 minutes or so from Victoria Station. Which is also right near Buckingham Palace, so not a bad walk and their neighborhood was nice and thus we were fine... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Right from walking in the front door had a very good and personal welcome. Brought my wife & daughter for their first visit to London and this place is literally walking distance from Buckingham Palace, The Mall, Hyde Park, and Westminster Abby, and minutes from the Victoria tube station. So yeah you could say it's got great location. Price was... More 

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Address: 79 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 2BG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Melbourne House Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Melbourne Hotel London
Melbourne House Hotel London, England
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#298 Family Hotel in London

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Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighborhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.