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Shelbourne House

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78 Kings Road, Harrogate HG1 5JX, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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373 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful stay at this superb B&B. We had the room at the front - all pink and black with an en-suite complete with a claw foot bath. Very comfortable. Shelbourne House is a fabulous Victorian house that has been beautifully decorated and maintained by Neil and Sue. There is a separate residents lounge -once again comfortable with a tray of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked here with several friends for a wedding nearby and were really happy we did!Neil showed us around and offered us complimentary drinks and chatted to us while we waited for our friends to arrive and recommended local places that we may like.Rooms were excellent and lovely and clean,breakfast was fab and set us up for the rest of... More 

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Fab review thank you. I am so pleased you felt well looked after and you enjoyed your stay so much. We take great pride on making our guests feel comfortable and relaxed. Shelbourne House is perfect for hosting friends staying to attend weddings, christenings, birthdays etc. Our rooms are all individual and refurbished with care and love. We hope that... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A great place to stay and a wonderful friendly welcome from Sue, the owner. We hVe stayed here on a number of occasions in the past and would not think of staying anywhere else in Harrogate. Rooms comfortable and clean, breakfast superb and Sue's recommendations for evening meals out were excellent. Have already booked again to stay here next year!!

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and fabulous reveiw. We are extremely fortunate in Harrogate to have many quality restaurants and bars for our visitors to enjoy. I look forward to seeing you next year. More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a lovely stay, Shelbourne house is a fabulous victorian building decorated to a very high standard, and situated in the heart of Harrogate. Sue the owner is extremely welcoming and helpful, she starts you off in the morning with the most amazing breakfast made from the produce of local Yorkshire farms.

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Our aim is to supply quality local food, I'm so glad that you enjoy your breakfasts, it is important to us that you are set up for the day! Our aim is to make our guests feel relaxed and comfortable when away from home, especially when its for business, so it becomes a pleasure not a toll, Thank you for... More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Yet another wonderful stay! Lovely rooms , beautifully clean and welcoming , great breakfast where nothing is too much trouble for Sue who is wonderful and makes our repeat stay year after year an absolute pleasure. An ideal location in Harrogate for business but also great for an evening stroll to some lovely local restaurants. Thank you for a wonderful... More 

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, most of all thank you for staying at Shelbourne House, after twenty three years we must be doing something right! Every year I enjoy having you to stay and hope that you will carry on using Shelbourne House for another twenty three years........help. More 

Kent
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Immediate reaction-how very daring- shocking pink and silver would not be my choice to promote a sense of relaxation and calm in a bedroom! However, very comfy bed, spotlessly clean, lovely friendly owner and great living room area for guests. Only downside was iffy pluming- taps in sink not properly fixed to unit and shower took ages to reach the... More 

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Love your title Shelbourne House is interesting and eclectic! Sorry the decoration in your bedroom wasn't to your taste! the "Barbara Cartland" look is rather boutiquey. We have tried to design the ensuite a little more "masculine". The shower is a 900, larger than the standard size. The bath, a slipper bath is designed to fit the body comfortably, so... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

we arrived at the b n b around 2pm. sue gave us a parking permit, showed us to our room, no 3, lovely room, with slipper bath, (only thing is getting in and out with little legs, quite an ordeal but worth it) sue told us places to go, eat and drink. after a lovely night out returned to the... More 

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Thank you, for you to state you would return to Shelbourne House says it all! I am so please you enjoyed Harrogate and your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is just lovely. The rooms are great and extremely comfortable and clean. Sue, the owner is so friendly and hospitable and a font of knowledge - ( we love you Sue) . The breakfasts were delicious - Sue you are a super cook. It was also great having a lovely sunny drawing room to sit in and have... More 

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed Shelbourne and Harrogate. When you return to the UK, and if you have time to revisit our wonderful County, you will be able to explore parts of Yorkshire that you missed. Hope to see you again, maybe in Sydney! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Had excellent 3 night stay. Clean and comfortable bed. Decent shower. Great breakfast. Genuinely great host. She went above and beyond her duty. I had a minor injury that required treatment and She booked me in to see a GP at local surgery. How kind was that. Short walk into town. Definitely will be back and highly recommend.

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give me a review. Harrogate is a fabulous town, and the added bonus of the beautiful weather means you saw it at its best! the award winning park is magnificent at the moment, even though I have to admit it is special every season. See you soon :) More 

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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We booked double rooms for a weekend stay for 2 couples. This wasn't the first time we'd stayed and after last time were looking forward to it. It's all good stuff, so let's skip the praise and adulation and give you some useful info for your stay. You're situated across the road from the conference halls and 5 minutes walk... More 

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SueHarrogate, Owner at Shelbourne House, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to stay with us at Shelbourne House, it is a fabulous accolade when our guests come back. Your review is absolutely lovely and is the reason why I have been here so long. My Dad was chuffed he received such praise, even though I say so myself, he is an incredible man, always has been, I... More 

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