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Hulst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While planning a short break in the UK my father and me needed a B&B in Southampton. After browsing around for a place to stay I found this B&B and decided to send a mail and ask for availability. I got a reply at once and the room was ours! We arrived in the late afternoon and after a walm...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Hanno for the review while staying for one night at Ellenborough House. It was a pleasure to have you both stay. I did not see you on your return but I hope you enjoyed Southampton and when you visited Brighton. Comments are most appreciated thank you. Nicola.

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I recently needed to find accommodation near Southampton General Hospital for two weeks whilst my wife was a patient . What a little gem I found in Ellenborough House.This was more than a B & B it was more like home from home, Nicola and her Mum looked after you like one of the family with superb breakfasts and lovely...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you John for the lovely review. So pleased we made you feel at home while Lois was in hospital. Do hope that Lois makes a speedy recovery now she is at home. And look forward to hearing from you in the near future. Once again a big thank you. Nicola.

Reviewed September 28, 2016

I stayed at Nicola's one week in August and I couldn't have found a better solution. She is a very welcoming and understanding woman. She is always looking forward to make you feel like at home, promptly providing any kind of advice and support. The house is really cozy and clean, equipped with everything you need. It is close to...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, so very pleased you felt at home at Ellenborough House. Perhaps one day we will see you again. Once again thank you. Best wish. Nicola.

Reviewed August 21, 2016

I stayed for almost two weeks as I was relocating back to the UK and chose to come to Southampton. Nicola was extremely helpful in giving me advice about good places to rent in and good places to buy things from. She even introduced me to a wonderful furniture store where I bought my bed. Ellenborough House is very clean,...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very kind review, we were so happy that we made your stay in Southampton while looking for accommodation very pleasurable. I am sure that you will be very happy in your new home it is a very nice area and your family will also enjoy the surrounding areas. Hope the bed arrived. All best...

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 18, 2016

As my wife was going to the UK to have treatment at Southampton General Hospital, I needed to find somewhere to stay, ideally not too far away as I would be on foot. Although there were other B&Bs to choose from only a short walking distance from the hospital, I chose Ellenborough House because of the reviews and the fact...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Doug. So pleased you were happy with your stay at Ellenborough House at a most difficult time for you. I do hope your wife is making a full recovery. Thank you once again for the kind review. Nicola.

Gava, Spain
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I have to say I really enjoyed my four days at this place. Great breakfast with enough choivas and nice chats with the residents and Nicola. If I go back to Southampton I will definitely stay here. Looking forward to do it.

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you xesusius for the review we are so pleased you had a most enjoyable time while staying in Southampton. Hope to see you again when and if you return. Thank you once again for the nice review. Nicola.

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 25, 2016

An unexpected hospital admission for my husband whilst on holiday in the New Forest found me in this beautiful guest house at a very difficult time on my own in the wonderful care of Nicola & family. Nothing was too much trouble. My room was beautiful, comfy bed & the breakfast was amazing. Nicola was so accommodating with my situation...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jayne. Well what a start to your stay at Ellenborough House, but as you said everything was sorted so promptly. I do hope your husband is now on the road to a full recovery and that you will be able to go on holiday with the family. Thank you so much for the very kind comments you have made....

Reviewed June 23, 2016

Nicola was an amazing host and was very welcoming. First of all, the hot breakfast was something I looked forward to every morning, truly delicious. Secondly, the room was very comfortable and spacious. Lastly, as I mentioned before, Nicola was a great host and I thoroughly enjoyed our many conversations. The next time I'm in Southampton, I will definitely be...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Adrian for your most kind review. It was a pleasure to have you stay at Ellenborough House. And that you enjoyed your week at the University. Also a thank you to Colleen for the recommendation. Comments on your stay are most appreciated and I hope one day you may return to Southampton. Kind regards. Nicola.

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed June 19, 2016

It was my first time in Southampton and also the first time I travelled somewhere all by myself for international PhD related activities. I was so glad I booked a room at the Ellenborough house because Nicola really made me feel at home instantly. She was always very helpfull, made the best breakfasts and always keeps the (spacious) rooms clean...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your very kind review your comments are greatly appreciated and I hope one day you will visit Southampton again. Thank you. Nicola.

Spain
Reviewed June 15, 2016

I have been in Ellenborough House in two different occasions. Nicola takes care of every detail and makes you feel at home. I definitely recommend it to anyone needing a room in Southampton. There are not many buses around but it's no far from the city centre, and it is very close to the Common, so it's a nice walk...

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honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, it was nice to see you again. Thank you once again. Nicola.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nicola and Grev welcomes you to this high quality guest house. Standard/ensuite rooms available all with WiFi, tea/coffee, TV all rooms also a small fridge is available on request. A lounge for you to relax in whether you have been working or waiting to board for a cruise. Close to city centre, railway station, cruise terminals, university, hospitals and Southampton airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellenborough House Guest House

Address: 172 Hill Lane | Shirley, Southampton SO15 5DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range: $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 7 is on the ground floor, spacious and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles DougGuernsey, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“There was cheaper rooms with a shared bathroom. I like an en-suite but both available.”
 of 5 bubbles jayney142016, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Just ask Nicola, tell her your preferences and she'll help you.”
 of 5 bubbles 544AndreaR, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
“wonderful bed and breakfast, quite rooms, well situated, squeaky clean”
 of 5 bubbles Mana_wahine7, Nov 13, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in room 5 with access to bathroom and shower next door - very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ginad201, Nov 14, 2014 | Read review
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