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Melrose Villa

35 Kenneth Street, Inverness, Scotland
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Melrose Villa
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Ranked #175 of 232 Inverness B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in lots of hotels and B&Bs in Inverness over the years and I was really shocked at the disgraceful standard of the Melrose Villa. First of all, you cannot check in until 4.30pm which is completely unrealistic. I couldn't even drop my bags off. When you arrive at the dingy 80s decorated B&B there's a sign at reception... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Only stayed for one night, had booked two rooms. On arrival the owner Kenny made the rules very clear, on no we thought, but we were wrong the place is old style decor but nice. The bed was cosy, the room was clean, the breakfast was very good and Kenny couldnt do enough for you. Close to town centre would... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Wonderful experience. Great Host. Great Breakfast. After the last visit told Kenny that we would be back and we have already made arrangements to stay there again. Room was clean, spacious and catered for everything we needed.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed at the Melrose Villa whilst in Inverness for business over a weekend. The en-suite room we stayed in was a good size, clean, very warm (which was fantastic, as it was snowing during our time in Inverness) and well stocked with water, tea, coffee, milk, sugar etc. The bathroom was spacious, had everything we required and the shower... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Inverness is notorious for expensive accommodation. It's very difficult to find somewhere affordable to stay and this place is clearly exploiting that fact by offering sub standard accommodation, safe in the knowledge that people will continue to pay more than it's worth. It angers me that places like this stay in business not because they offer a great service but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My Stay at Melrose Villa was a lovely one. It's a cosy place. Very comfortable bed and sumptuous duvet! Kenny the proprietor can't do enough for your stay to be comfortable. The food is lovely and can't fault the choice available. A previous review complained about the rules everywhere but each room has to display them like no smoking policy... More 

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Arrived outside hotel and could not identify where to park as permit parking only outside. This was at 4.25 pm. I was told check in was from 4.30 only and that I could park in the local supermarket carpark and then move to the permit holders later. The owner then said that although permit parking is until 6 pm no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Very welcoming and friendly owner, in fact made our stay. Decor dated but pretty well kept. Had a great nights sleep. Breakfast hour was a bit early for us but was a fine breakfast. Parking was difficult but Inverness isn't great for parking anyway.

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Location was great. Parking is very difficult. You can't check in until 4:30pm. Room was ok but really overpriced for what is was. We have stayed in many B&B's and feel that for what it was it should have been much lower price that is why I scored it poor rather than average. Breakfast was not great, we couldn't drink... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I loved staying at Kenny's bnb. It was a genuine experience. I loved his sense of humor. The rooms were just enough space and the breakfast was great. All the toast one could ever need. His dog Robbie was hilarious. I felt like we had a wonderful experience. I highly recommend it. The location was great. Just a moments walk... More 

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