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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

No doubt the rooms could use a facelift but they were clean and the bed was comfortable. If you're using the room to shower and sleep, it's more than adequate. If you need to do business, it's small and cramped. Ken, the owner, will do whatever he can to make your stay easier. It's a great value for the money...plus... More 

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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Located on a busy main road with easy access to the centre of Inverness. The b&b is ample for one night but I wouldn't have spent longer there. The rooms are very small and not worth the £85 we were charged. The biggest plus point for me was the breakfast as I'm not a lover of the English breakfast. There... More 

Thank Ruth_1962
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Room was dirty and covered in a layer of dust. Need a science degree and a pole to close the window. Shower had green and black mound in it. He left sweets for us and they had melted to the tray.... How long had they been sitting there. No milk in room for coffee. Do I need to go on.... More 

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Selkirk, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stayed at Melrose Villa for 2 nights on our travels around Scotland. The owner accommodated us on the first morning with an early breakfast as we had to head out earlier than the normal breakfast time. He was very helpful with recommendations of bars, restaurants and how to get around. Only complaint is there is little parking. None on site,... More 

Thank SherCanada
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Ken was absolutely lovely even though we were running very late to arrival. Rooms were very clean, breakfast variety was excellent and ken is delightfully friendly. Very easy to find and close to the city centre I would highly recommend to anybody :)

Thank Liam C
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed with ken over the weekend what a wonderful host still full of the joys of life.lovely b and b close to the city centre.the rooms are clean and well serviced. Will stay again on my way back down his local knowledge is brilliant and his breakfast is unbelievable

Thank Neil M
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Melrose Villa. There were 6 in our group and we split into 3 of the rooms here. The manager Kenny is a total comedian with the driest sense of humor, so if you don't understand deadpan I can see how one might misconstrue his personality, but rest assured he is a fabulous guy and... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Beware, when you are greeted by Kenny, the gruff and ever so uninviting hotelier who dons a mustard stained white vest to greet new guests, his first port of call is to demand your address and card details, despite paying for the full stay in advance online. He requires the security code on the back of your card and everything.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The owner is very friendly, rooms are really nice and clean. The breakfast is super delicious. Very good location, close to the town centre and train station.Very good value for money, highly recommend.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Probably the worst value for money you'll ever experience. Tiny room and absolutely filthy. See pics. What a disappointment. The owner is a nice guy but he needs to get the cleaning up to standard. I've stayed in loads of establishments all over the UK and abroad and this was the worst I've ever encountered. The only saving grace if... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Melrose Villa

Address: 35 Kenneth Street, Inverness, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: $96 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melrose Villa 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Very noisy rooms to the front but to be honest just go elsewhere - the B&B is horrendous!”
  • Shower cubicle.  Old decor that was filthy and smelly!
  • My towel that was taken OFF the shower cubicle to be used for the second day.
  • Filthy door to the shower-room.  All the surfaces were this dirty but camera only really picked
  • TV unit full of dirt.
  • TV unit - filthy and dirt encrusted on it!
 of 5 bubbles Hebrideangirl, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Everything Excellent”
 of 5 bubbles darrenh538, 2 May 2015 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles 699Mac, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Take a hostle”
 of 5 bubbles 808rogerc, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The room with the Jack Vettriano painting in the reviews is where I stayed and it's lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles alexanderm796, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
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