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The Melrose Guest House

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Esplanade, Whitley Bay NE26 2AR, England
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The Melrose Guest House
Ranked #6 of 23 Whitley Bay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 3nights and the owner Wendy was brilliant I was a bit nervous being on my own but they were so welcoming they put me at ease straight away . Nothing was any trouble and they bent over backwards to help me over the 3days stay my room was lovely and very comfortable breakfast was delicious and I will... More 

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Kingswinford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night for work. Brilliant service, and decent rooms and its cheap as chips, couldnt of asked for anything better for the money we were charged for the 2 rooms. I Would stay again for work :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If it is value for money you are after, then Melrose Guest House is a great choice. It isn't a luxurious B&B option, but neither are the rates charged. I stayed for a week while in the area for a work event and always felt welcome, the room was modern, and there was a basin in the room with a... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed here in September and were warmly greeted by Wendy, she is lovely and full of info and friendly chat as well as cooking a very nice breakfast. The house is near the beach and very close to the station so going in and out of Newcastle was very easy. The area is a bit run down but hopefully... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review of the Melrose & for the many positive comments you make. I’m really pleased you & your lovely wife found lots about the Melrose that you liked but must apologise profusely that the area near the plug socket was dusty. This is of course unacceptable & I only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Couldn't recommend this place enough!! We had a fantastic stay and hope to go back some time! Wendy came to our rescue when my friends and I, came down from Edinburgh for the weekend, not knowing the area and had booked into a 'different' hotel in Whitley Bay which resembled something similar to the house of horrors...and that's putting it... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words & for taking time to leave a review - it really was a pleasure to 'save' such a lovely group & i'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you at the Melrose again really soon!!! Kindest Regards, Wendy. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This is a lovely guest house situated in an ideal location. It's close to the beach and the town's restaurants and bars. The rooms are modern, well decorated, extremly clean and the beds are really comfy. This is my fourth stay at The Melrose as i often work in the Whitley Bay area and it's the best B&B I've found.... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Another great review from a satisfied guest.........i'm so so happy with another 5/5 excellent rating!! Thank you so much for taking time out to 'spread the word' - it's always a pleasure to welcome you back & have you stay & I only hope to do so many more times in the future. Kind Regards, Wendy. More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The review from Robert S must be some sort of joke? This is a well located b and b close to the bars and restaurants but just far enough away for a peaceful nights sleep. The beach is just a minutes walk away. The rooms are well appointed and clean. Tea and coffee and flat screen tvs with freeview. Bathrooms... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a fantastic review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Melrose, Whitley Bay & hope to see you & your friends again in the future. Just as a point of reference, although I love having the stag/hen/group bookings, I also accept couples/families on the weekend - however I NEVER mix the two... More 

sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Perfect location, two min walk to bars, one min from sea...quiet at night, good breakfast, nice and clean...allround good value . And wendy is a brilliant host...well done wendy this establishment is a credit to you

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Another great weekend with a great bunch of guys & another fantastic reivew. Thank you so much for your kind words & taking the time to post this. Really pleased you enjoyed your 'last night of freedom' & would like to wish you all the very best of everything in your married life!! Kind Regards, Wendy More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I spent 2 weeks in the Melrose whilst doing some courses. Wendy the landlady is a wonderful woman. Very helpful and chatty. My room during my stay was fine. I have a bad back and I had 2 weeks of waking in the morning without so much as a twinge or an ache due to the great bed. You can... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Melrose and had such a positive experience. It's great that you found the room, facilities & breakfast to your liking & especially that your back condition improved during your stay, I do hope this has continued since your departure!! It really was a pleasure accommodating you and thank you so much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Although I was only there for three nights I couldn't have asked for a better service. Wendy was very good to the three of us who were working up the coast in Blyth Shipyard, driving us to work, after cooking us a hearty breakfast, and welcoming us in the evening with local knowledge of the fair available. The room was... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words & for taking time out of your busy schedule to post a review. It was a pleasure to provide accommodation to such a lovely bunch of guys & I sincerely hope you find yourself in this part of the world again so you may return to the Melrose. In the meantime,... More 

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Address: Esplanade, Whitley Bay NE26 2AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Whitley Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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