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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at the Melrose House. The room we had was lovely and quaint. The staff was friendly and it was not too far of a walk from the closest train station at Penge East (about 10 min). The only negative we had about the stay was the breakfast. The hot breakfast was greasy and the smell of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed two nights at Melrose House as we needed to be close to Penge to visit family. The rooms are clean, comfortable, functional and equipped. The breakfast is good with hot cooked options but the kitchen area is like a sauna which no one seems worried about (we had n the balcony doors, twice, to let... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful family run b&b which is convenient for London but away from the hussle and bustle. The staff were so friendly and welcoming and the room spacious, clean and comfortable. Really fantastic breakfast which catered well for vegetarians. Can't recommend this place highly enough. Will certainly be back.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Frances and her sons provided a lovely, welcoming stay at Melrose. The guest rooms are detached from the main house, and are within a garden setting. This provided a very private and unique B&B experience. Frances was a delightful hostess and was extremely accommodating to our needs. We arrived around 8:30 in the morning, after having traveled by train through... More 

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Thank you for your lovely comments, we hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

It was my fourth time at Melrose House, this time we spent 5 nights in an attic room. It was great as always with comfortable beds in a nice room and with wonderful English breakfast served every morning. Even if Penge is in zone 4 you walk down from Melrose House only few minutes to arrive to Penge East Station... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This review is my second one for Melrose House, but the first one was in 2009. I therefore think that I can write "review number two" without criticism from the powers-that-be at TripAdvisor. I've just completed spending fifteen nights as a guest at Melrose House. I wouldn't have returned, of course, unless I'd experienced a pleasant stay the first time.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a house on a quiet road in penge. Our room at the top of the house had a really comfy bed, and plenty of space. It was also pretty quiet - great at night. Breakfast was held in the lower ground floor room on 2 big communal tables. It was busy, and there was a good atmosphere But... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Good value for money place to stay in South london. I stayed here for two nights whilst on a course and it served us perfectly. We could park for free directly outside, we were walking distance to a brilliant pub with great food after a long day on a physical course and the B and B has a beautiful garden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Had read mostly great reviews about this B&B. Decided to give it a try while the few negative reviews did leave a niggling doubt in my mind. Allow me to lay to rest all such doubts in the minds of all prospective guests. This place is just too good. Superbly maintained old Victorian home with all modern trappings and conveniences.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We stayed in a family room with enough space, had a place to sit and watch tv, 2 closets, cabinet with 3 drawers and big bathroom with bath and shower. 5 beds possible in this room, nice for a family. Only thing this room has as a drawback is the noise the toilet makes when it "pulls" water from the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Victorian house in quiet area of South London, within easy reach of the centre by train (15 minutes), and a short walk to the station. A pleasant area to return to after the noise of the city centre. All rooms are decorated to a high standard and have ensuite or private bathrooms, and a full english breakfast is included in the price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melrose House

Address: 89 Lennard Road | Penge, London SE20 7LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $96 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melrose House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Melrose House London, England
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