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“Friendly and Inviting” 5 of 5 stars
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Melville House
4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   267 Ballina St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #2 of 7 Lismore B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
brisbane
1 review
“Friendly and Inviting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

Have stayed here several times. Helen the host always makes you feel welcome. Well appointed rooms, clean and tidy. Breakfast always served with a smile and friendly conversation.
I have recommended Melville House to friends who have also enjoyed their stay.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toowoomba, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

I have stayed at Melville house many times and also in one of their small self contained cottages. The B&B is warm and welcoming and Helen the perfect host (breakfasts are especially good, hearty and plentiful). The room was clean and contained everything needed for a comfortable stay. I have also stayed in the cottage and again the standard was very high - further although it is in the inner city it was whisper quiet at night. Sharon R.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

I came up to stay for one night with my parents and we had a lovely time, Helen was a warm and hospitable host and the rooms were extremely generous in size and appointments given the price we paid. The breakfast was lovely and we will happily stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

Smell of dog on entering. Our room was dirty, the rug a disgrace, with someone's old thongs left in the wardrobe. Dirty used cake of soap in shower & used single use shampoo & cond. bottles. Curtains hanging off railing. Sheets homemade(is ok) but these were theadbare & not even made of sheeting material. Bed very old & uncomfortable. Brekky was ok but served with no finesse. Linen on tables not even ironed. Dog wandering through brekky area. This should be classed as a boarding house not a b&b. Would we recommend it? Never! Would we stay again? Never!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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lennox head, australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

Had a great stay here - very well priced, nice room & great breakfast

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2009

Melville House is a great B&B and Helen is a charming and attentive host. The rooms are very comfortable and very clean, and the location is convenient to everything in Lismore. Helen knows where all the best restarurants and breakfast has everything you would want.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2009

Clean large room with newly renovated bathroom. Wireless internet provided which was a plus for work. TV & fridge in the room. Air conditioned. The owner had a heap of local knowledge of region and eateries and how to get around. Maps and info for Bangalow & Byron which made it easier. Pool & garden area was huge but weather not suitable for swimming when I stayed. 2 min drive to uni and down the street to CBD area of Lismore.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Melville House

Address: 267 Ballina St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Lismore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Lismore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Melville House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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