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Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed October 25, 2016

For someone who is recovering from major surgery and supposed to be thinking of herself for once, This was not the case. As usual Wendy's 1st priority was to her guest's and her business. The service was great. The room was tidy, clean and comfortable. My wife requires Gluten free and even tho we took our own (wherever we travel)... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed June 26, 2016

we stayed at melrose guest house on friday 24th june 2016.....wendy (the owner) was an amazing hostess....nothing was too much trouble .... rooms were fab.... plenty of room, comfy beds ....plenty of tea, coffee etc....if you ran out there was more on the landing to pck up....shower was great, right temperature and good power...breakfast was perfect, freshly cooked and included... More 

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Thank vonniea1961
bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

........ And I loved having you 3 guys stay!!! Thank you so much for your fantastic review & kind words, it's great to know we're getting things right & guests enjoy staying at the Melrose. Thanks also for your repeat booking - can't wait to see you guys again in July!!! Kindest Regards, Wendy More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Had a fantastic time ,wendy made us feel very welcome, room was very clean, breakfast lovely, will definitely go back. Plenty of things to do nearby, went to beamish museum, definitely worth going, thanks to wendy for all help and advice

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your first visit to Geordie-Land & your stay here at the Melrose Barry. Thanks you so much for taking the time to write a review & for your kind words, it's always great to get feedback & to accommodate lovely people such as yourself & your family. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed that things... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Yet another fantastic weekend with our family at this super guesthouse !!!!!THE MELROSE ON THE ESPLANADE WHITLEY BAY. Wendy who runs this place has to be applauded for her outstanding welcome and friendliness.nothing is too much trouble for this lady, A TRUE STAR !!!! We were here last year for the magic weekend of rugby league at Newcastle,s St James... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much guys for such a glowing review, It's always fantastic to welcome back friends who've stayed before & your lovely family is no exception. It's genuinely heart-warming to see all three generations enjoying quality time together. I'm absolutely delighted you enjoyed your 2nd visit to the Melrose as much & hope to see you all next year if... More 

Birmingham
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42 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I've illness has decreased my visits here but I still come back..Ive now stayed 12-15 times here. It really is such value for money. Lovely big comfy rooms. Clean. Tidy. Beds are great. TV and WiFi no issues. Breakfast is always hot and we'll cooked. What helps the relaxed atmosphere is Wendy. She's adorable and I guarantee she's not a... More 

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Thank KevByrne
bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Wow Kevin, thanks so much for your lovely words. I'm over the moon you feel so comfortable here at the Melrose & love it that you don't feel like a guest but a friend. I always worry I talk too much but hopefully I get the balance of friendly without intruding right most of the time haha. Such brilliant feedback... More 

cumbria
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

Stayed here when we went to rugby world cup last weekend. Wendy, the hotelier, could not have been nicer or more helpful. Room was nice, tea and coffee, TV and towels all provided. Thought shared loo and bathroom would be hard to get used to, but not at all. As they are separate and on each floor, we never had... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, many thanks for your fantastic review guys, I'm absolutely delighted you had such a great experience at the Melrose. It was a pleasure accommodating you & I do hope to see you both again sometime. Thanks again, your kind words are very much appreciated. Kindest Regards, Wendy. More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 17, 2015

This was our second stay at the melrose this year, Wendy the owner is very friendly and helpful with advise about local places and events. The full English Breakfast was very enjoyable. The accommodation was clean and comfortable with tea/coffee making facilities. The Melrose is very close to the Metro train station which takes you all over Newcastle and surrounding... More 

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Thank christopher196055
bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review guys and for the lovely comments. It's always great to see guests return & I'll really look forward to seeing you again next year. Thanks again for your great review, it's very much appreciated. Kindest Regards, Wendy. More 

Upminster, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 12, 2015

this is a great B&B to stay in, wendy the owner makes everyone feel so welcome. I've always been a bit snobby when it comes to shared bathrooms, but these were enough to knock that out of me, very clean indeed. the room we had was very clean & cosy, & wendy made us a superb breakfast in the morning.... More 

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Thank craig g
bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much Craig. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay here at the Melrose & am overwhelmed at your kind words. Can't wait to see you & your family for the 2016 Great North Run (especially your gorgeous little one). In the meantime, thanks once again & take care in your training. Kindest Regards Wendy. More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

We booked the Melrose guest house as we were at a wedding nearby and Wendy the owner was fantastic, lovely friendly lady who couldn't do enough for you. We have to get in our room early because of the wedding and this wasn't a problem, we arrived at 11am to a lovely welcome from Wendy who showed us to our... More 

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Thank Jueandnorman
bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review guys. It was a pleasure having you stay & I do hope to see you again in the future. Kindest Regards, Wendy. More 

Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2015

We stayed at this B+B as a family of 10 and took 4 rooms up. We were greeted by Wendy who was such a lovely woman, made us feel very welcome and at home straight away. all rooms were very well presented clean and comfortable. Wendy works very hard to make sure you are happy and satisfied with all aspects... More 

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bb-bay, Owner at The Melrose Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Guys, thank you so much for your great review - it really means a lot to know the hard work is worth it when you receive such a glowing report. Equally it was a real pleasure to accommodate such a lovely family & the icing on the cake was you're team winning their match!! I really hope we'll see... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Melrose Guest House

Address: 45 Esplanade, Whitley Bay NE26 2AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Whitley Bay
Price Range: $15 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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