We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Harpur's of Melbourne

Certificate of Excellence
2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England (Formerly The Melbourne Hotel)
Hotel amenities
Harpur's of Melbourne
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Christopher J
Review This Hotel

104 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    62
    25
    9
    6
    2
See reviews for
21
41
2
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (104)
  • Mar-May only
    (19)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (24)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (27)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (34)
All months
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms have fantastical refurbished. The beds are so comfortable and the decor in the rooms so much more relaxed. The restaurant is high quality fresh food. The service by happy professional staff very good. This is a great bespoke hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derby, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu looked interesting ( although there was no vegetarian option if you didn't want fish curry) Presentation of the food was generally good . However, we had a long wait from receiving our plate and the vegetables arriving ( and no it was not busy) and no apology given. Staff generally attentive rather than friendly. Unfortunately the food was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not been here before but were delighted to stumble across such an establishment.We were very lucky to find a table at short notice having not booked and the staff were extremely accommodating. We both had the scallops to start which were cooked to perfection and very reasonably priced. There was a slight wait for the starters but it was well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night. The accommodation was comfortable and well maintained. The food in the restaurant was delicious (puddings amazing!) and the staff, both in the restaurant and bar very helpful and accommodating. I would certainly go back to stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very helpful and friendly staff, new toilets and very clean. Had to wait 40 minutes for the starter of garlic bread but it was huge and excellent. We had a ribeye steak and Lamb, it was very tasty followed by the chocolate pudding. Would recommend a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derby
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We were a party of 6 and enjoyed our lunch The reason I have down marked it was because of the very poor choice of mains. Three of us had fish and chips only because we did not fancy any of the other main courses. Disappointing as I am sure if the choice was greater it would have been very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We have occasionally been for a drink but not food. We checked on Trip Advisor and all positive. Welcome and starter good, long wait but assumed this contributed towards being relaxed. We are talking a one hour wait for the starter plus more than that for the main! Main came and was less than luke warm. A good 5 minutes... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
derby
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We live in melbourne and we consider this our local. We love it. Food, service and wine/beer is great. They can't do enough to help. Only downside is they don't have a nice beer garden but everything else makes up for it. Wish we could stay here but as we only live over the road that would be silly lol

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Usually go to the Dragon at Willington but they were fully booked. Hardly surprising as it's an excellent night. However , Harpurs Burns night was just as good. The food was amazing and very nicely accompanied by a selection of carefully chosen whiskeys . The entertainment was well suited and authentic with great audience participation creating an authentic atmosphere for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leicester, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We have been travelling to Scotland for over 25 years and have never been to a 'Burns Night' before. Well it has all changed thanks to this great establishment. We arrived to check in on Sunday afternoon, 25th January. When we walked in there was a great atmosphere, and things just got better. The beer was just how it should... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

22 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (12)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question