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Melrose Guest House

18 Christian Road, Douglas IM1 2QN
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Ranked #15 of 23 hotels in Douglas
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'll try my best to not sound negative, but I'm a glass half empty type of guy The b&b is ideally located for Douglas town and the front garden with it's chairs are ideal for looking out to sea I'm used to either being at home or sleeping in a tent, but some may turn their noses up The rooms... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I only write positive reviews on TripAdvisor - and my 3-night stay at the Melrose was a very positive experience. I arrived early, but there was no problem getting into my room; Peter had upgraded it from a single to an en-suite twin without further charge. Despite some of the other comments here, I found the 3rd floor room cosy... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Just spent 2 nights at the Melrose Guest House and had a fantastic time. It is in a brilliant location (although situated on a hill so may be problematic for people with mobility issues) within easy reach of the promenade, sea port, railway and shops. We arrived early but our room was ready. The room was small but really clean.... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I made the reservation for this guest house six months ago. On arrival we discovered that it is at the top of two very steep hills. The front of the guest house could do with a lick of paint and updated decor. We rang the bell and was greeted by Peter the owner, who informed us that the room would... More

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Peter C, Owner at Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

I'm not in the habit of commenting on guest reviews but feel that in this case it is necessary. Your description of 70's decor and someone prowling the corridors ordering you to "get to bed" conjures up farcical images of Fawlty Towers. I sincerely hope that you have not been under the impression that either myself or my wife was... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I have stayed in worse. Its very handy for Douglas centre and the station etc as long as you don't have a disability as you have to walk up a hill which ever way you approach it from. Also all the rooms are on the first floor or above. Our room was on the 5th floor up lots of stairs,... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

just returned from the T.T. we stayed at the Melrose guest house , lovely and clean , we had a really large bed and very comfortable , we also had a full bed linen change during the week, and fresh fluffy towels each day , there was tea and coffee making facilities in the room , also a hairdryer and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I made a reservation directly with Cristian at this B&B, and paid a one-night deposit by bank transfer to his account. Unfortunately, I had to cancel my booking and gave almost a month's notice. Despite asking twice for my refund, I have had no response what so ever from them! They are simply pocketing my money and selling the same... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Comfortable guest house and friendly owners who were happy to help and advise if you wanted some suggestions of where to go. Excellent value for money, lovely and clean, very good English breakfast and located within easy walking distance of promenade, steam train, ferry. Poor view from our window but who cares? We visited the Isle of Man to enjoy... More

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Amesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Another great time spent here while at the mgp,and was met with a nice warm welcome I stayed for 9 nights and we had a excellent week, just a short walk to the shops theres taxi at the top and bottom of street so if you need to go any where they are at hand , five to ten minutes... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I enjoyed my stay, The owners were very friendly and obliging. The food was excellent and well presented. The bed was very comfortable and warm. Peter asked me if I wanted heating in the room but I did not need it. He did, however, put a portable heater in though I did not use it. I stayed for 10 days.... More

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Address: 18 Christian Road, Douglas IM1 2QN
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
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