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Ellenborough House Guest House

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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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.... More 

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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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. More 

Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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. More 

Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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. More 

LONDON
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I was recommended Ellenborough House by someone who stayed there a few years ago when working in Southampton. It's great value for money, it's not like a B&B at all, it's like staying at a cosy home. Nicola is very welcoming and pleasant, the shared lounge is lovely. Not modern but traditional, but neat and tidy. Breakfast is very good... More 

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

Thank you Andrea for your lovely review while staying at Ellenborough House, do hope that one day you will return to Southampton. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

One night stay after a visit to Common People on Sunday, was given a warm greeting upon arrival and advice on walking route into festival. Bed and room very comfortable, breakfast outstanding. Will stay again next time I'm in Southampton.

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

Thank you Susan for writing a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay in Southampton and had a great time on the Common. Thanks once again. Nicola. More 

Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Stayed at Ellenborough house for a number of months, really lovely guesthouse - Nicola and her mother are so welcoming and kind, the breakfasts are fantastic, and they keep the house extremely clean and tidy. Cosy feel to the rooms + free wifi. Great location - waling distance to the town centre, the general hospital, and the university campus, as... More 

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

Thank you Jack for the review. Most appreciated so pleased you were comfortable while staying at Ellenborough House. Look forward to hearing from you soon. Best wishes for the future. Nicola. More 

Guernsey, Channel Islands
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77 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We stayed here for one night. Nicola was very helpful on the telephone befriend our stay and we were able to check in early in the morning, which was a great help. Our room was large with a lovely en suite with a very large and powerful shower. There was a welcome tray and Nicola also offered us tea or... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review I am also pleased you had a good experience while staying in Southampton. Your comments are greatly appreciated and I hope one day you will visit again. Kind regards. Nicola. More 

Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We stayed at Ellenborough House recently when we came over from Texas, USA to visit my sister who lived close by. This is a lovely guest house and Nicola was really welcoming & friendly. We had a wonderful cooked breakfast each morning which was simply delicious. Our room was great, nice and quiet, very clean and tidy with fresh towels... More 

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

Thank you so much for the great review, so pleased you were happy at Ellenborough House. Hope to see you again when visiting your sister and family again. Most appreciated. Nicola. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

My short stay in Southampton was welcomed by the kind personnel, clean tidy rooms, delicious breakfast and above all absolute professionalism. Would recommend it without second thought. House close to central station and city centre.

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Thank Panos P
honeySouthampton, Owner at Ellenborough House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, all comments are generally appreciated. I cannot say that hope to see you again back in Southampton, as you have come back already and staying at Ellenborough House. We hope all goes well for you with your new venture in Southampton. Work and your new home. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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: $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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