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Ivydene Guest House

46 Talbot Street | Merseyside, Southport PR8 1HS, England
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Ranked #24 of 35 Southport B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mum and I stayed last night in room 6. Bit of a trek up the stairs though. It was a lovely twin room. Very clean and nicely decorated. Beds were comfortable and the room was nice and warm as it was a bit on the chilly side outside. We were allowed an earlier check in than the permitted time... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Southport for a 3 day dance festival and booked our stay here just by reviews. We were delighted when we booked in and were greeted so warmly and saw how charming and spacious our room was. Every small detail to make it a comfortable stay was there. Very comfy bed, pretty bedding, a wardrobe and drawers big... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We used trip advisor in selecting a suitable guest house to stay in Southport and read all the reviews before we made our decision. We have just returned after spending two nights(January 5th-7th. 2015) at the Ivydene. Our experience was a particularly good one. The proprietors were especially helpful and went out of their way to ensure our comfort and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My friend and I stayed at the Ivydene for one night whilst we were visiting some friends in the area. We booked online and the photos and reviews looked ok for the price we were paying. However these did not mirror our experience. We were met by the owner (I presume ) as he did not introduce himself and although... More 

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Ted B, Owner at Ivydene Guest House, responded to this review

WOW !! At Ivydene we take the condition, cleanliness and management of our guest house very seriously and for some reason which is beyond me this witch hunt is totally out of order and grossly exaggerated. While I have better things to do than respond to trivia I will attempt to address all of the issues mentioned. 1 If I... More 

Hamilton, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I spent 3 nights here whilst visiting family. Twin room was ok but beds weren't together and mine was particularly hard and lumpy. Hubby and I swapped for the next two nights. We like to watch TV when in bed at night but this wasn't possible as you could only watch it from one of the beds.... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My partner and I went with 2 friends for the firework display,which turned out to be brilliant.The Ivydene was well located,clean and tidy Ted was very friendly,price was fair and the breakfast was very good.We would have no hesitation in going back.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a mini break as we have not had a real holiday this year. We like Southport We chose the Ivydene due to the other reviews and we were not disappointed. The owners are very friendlyand the house is spotless . Our room was very big with ensuite and a flatscreen tv and was very comfortable... More 

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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Ivydene for 3 nights while attending a jazz weekend at the nearby Talbot Hotel. After an initial hiccough with a bed that my wife found too firm, quickly resolved the following morning when Ted and Tonja produced a spare duvet to use as a mattress topper, our stay was very comfortable. Everything was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The guest house was absolutely lovely. The owners were very friendly and breakfast was well cooked. Our room had everything we could want, the beds were very comfy and the car park in front was very handy. The rooms were quiet and the guest house was just a short walk from the main streets and the sea front. Would stay... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Had a 1 nite stay.Room 3 spacious.clean and comfy with fridge. A good size ensuite.nice big towels.?? 9 out of 10.. It would have been 10 out of 10 but breakfast could have been better...very nice hosts. When in southport will stay again

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