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Melrose Villa

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   35 Kenneth Street, Inverness, Scotland
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Ranked #175 of 216 Inverness B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Catherine S Applecross, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Applecross, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I overnighted in Inverness after dental work and was feeling fragile when I arrived. The owner welcomed me, warmed up some soup and brought it upstairs, offering any further help I needed. Room was great value compared to others in the area, super-clean, and an additional small heater was provided, which one really appreciates in a place with central heating.... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Melrose Villa for 3 nights on a business trip and I couldn't fault it for the money I paid. This was excellent value for money, the cheapest B&B I could find, in a great central location 5mins walk from the High Street and you get a lot for your money. Despite my room being small it... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived at Melrose Villa for two weeks while waiting for accommodation after starting a new job in Inverness and I am very happy with my stay. My room was very fresh and clean and was fitted with everything I required whilst living there. I found the owner, Kenny, to be very attentive, friendly and accommodating, providing genuine highland hospitality.... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It was interesting reading previous reviews and I can but guess that cultural issues come to the floor. Expecting a guest house or bed and breakfast, or even come to that a hotel to allow guests access pre-noon is almost unheard of in the UK - there is one hotel chain, with a bright purple logo, who do permit this... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

House and rooms were dirty, lock on the bedroom door was broken, dog hairs all over the carpets. Owner was unhelpful and rude. On a busy noisy road, difficult to get any sleep. A disgrace to Scotland!

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New Delhi
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I would never recommend this place to anyone. We arrived at 11.00 Am, in the morning and rang the bell 7 times. But no one opened the door. Suddenly at the 8th ring the owner came out and said that you can’t check in before 4.30pm. We were with our luggage. But he started a huge argument. When we arrived... More

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Pordenone, Italy
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16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Mr. McKay is the friendly host that welcomes you and takes care of the flowers in the garden. At Melrose Villa you'll feel like a guest, rather than a customer. The furniture testifies the history of the house and, as in many of our homes, it happens that furnishings are dusty and there's a bit of mold in the shower.... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I spent 1 night in Melrose Villa during a DIY rail tour of Scotland. Found the B&B on hotels.com. Mostly chosen for closeness to train station and price. Situated on a very busy main road. If a light sleeper, try to book a room at the back of the building. I would say it's ideal for someone on a short... More

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Parker, Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
56 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This was actually the first time my wife and I stayed at a B&B rather than a hotel in Scotland. Inverness was completely booked up and we were trying to find accommodations at the last minute on the internet. Found them on TripAdvisor and booked through Bookit.com. We showed up 30 minutes after booking online and the proprietor was waiting... More

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Paris, France
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47 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

stay was ok, and the bnb tender was friendly. However, a curious smell in the whole house (smelled like toilet bleach) and at first annoying. Rooms and amenities are clean though. But still, smell and overall darkness of the house are not welcoming neither enjoyable. One of the windows was broken, and you could hear the noise in the street:... More

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Also Known As:
Melrose Villa Inverness, Scotland
Address: 35 Kenneth Street, Inverness, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
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Ranked #175 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in Inverness
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Hotel Class:3 star — Melrose Villa 3*
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