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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third stay a The Mellvile and it didn't disappoint. We were in room 5 which is a nice double, amazingly fresh bedding, drinking water provided in the room and a clean hot shower. The breakfast was lovely, it was nice knowing it was all supplied locally. 5 minutes from the town centre and watching the Christmas light...

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Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say well great great great on all counts clean, welcoming and food was so professional. I can't find fault of with this Guest House. Room cleaned when I was out fresh water left in room. The whole place was spotless great price for what you get. Thank you

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Melville. We're so pleased that you had a fab time and found the guesthouse to be spotless. It's great that you felt welcomed, as this is so important to us. It would be lovely to see you again when you are next in Brixham.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed this weekend and it was a lovely B an B where they couldn't of been anymore helpful or attentive! We stayed in a small double which was very cosy, and very comfortable! They paid a lot of attention to all details and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was lovely and such a wide choice of food,...

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing The Melville. It was lovely to meet you both. We're so pleased that you had a great time and found the bedroom to be comfortable and the breakfast lovley. Thank you for saying that you want to return. It would be fab to see you both again when you are next in Brixham.

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights and found it very welcoming and relaxed. Our hosts, Jackie and Colin, were extremely friendly and helpful, using their local knowledge to help us with the best places to eat, visit and, of course, drink! Breakfast was great too. As a result, we had a very enjoyable and fun time in Brixham. We would definitely...

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're so pleased that you had a great time and enjoyed all the nearby attractions and eateries. It would be lovely to see you both again when you are next in Brixham.

Chippenham
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very welcoming hosts who went out of their way to help with all sorts of things including a GF breakfast and feather free duvet and pillows. Clean and warm. Good location a few minutes walk from the town centre.

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Melville. We're always happy to do what we can and GF breakfasts and feather-free bedding are never a problem. It's great that you also liked our close proximity to the town centre. It would be lovely to see you both again if you are ever in Brixham again.

Newport
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely people and accomodation .Very central and ideal for touring Torbay area will go again We used it as base for the Torquay Paington and Brixham area bus services were excellent easy to get around

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing The Melville. We're so pleased that you had a lovely time in Brixham and the surrounding area. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your Westcountry tour. It would be lovely to see you both again when you are next in Brixham.

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great place to stay. Few minutes walk to the brixham harbour. Colin and Jackie so helpful in every way. We had 4 children in party of 13! Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely clean rooms and good breakfast. Definitely recommend.

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recommending The Melville. We're so pleased that you had a great time with your family and enjoyed the close proximity of The Melville to the harbour and surrounding area.

Trafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I cant really recommend the Melville because if I told everyone how much I enjoyed my stay from the very warm welcome, somewhere to park the car, the well appointed rooms, the very comfy beds, the great breakfast and its only a 5 minutes walk into the centre of Brixham then so many people would want to stay here I...

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

LOL. You've let the cat out of the bag! Thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased that you had a lovely time in Brixham and enjoyed the close location of The Melville to the town and harbour, as well as the rooms, breakfast and comfy beds. It would be great to see you again and we hope you...

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Melville. Jacky and Colin are fabulous hosts and made us feel very welcome and relaxed. Our room was lovely with lots of space - we had the suite - and it was lovely and clean with a really comfortable bed. A lovely touch was the fresh milk in the fridge for the complimentary...

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing The Melville. It's great that you both found the king ensuite to be spacious and comfortable and you liked the facilities in the room. It was lovely having you both stay here and hearing about your trips out and around Brixham. It would be fab to see you both again when you are next...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Melville for a long weekend to celebrate our anniversary. The owners met us and are very helpful and pleasant. They helped with the parking of our car and took our case up to our room. Their care and personnel attention I was quite refreshing. The room was a lovely size and kept very clean when we were...

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JackieWesley, Owner at The Melville Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Melville. We're pleased that you both had a wonderful anniversary weekend. It's great that you both found the room to be a good size and clean. We do try to make the breakfasts as good as possible so it is fab that you enoyed them. We look forward to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melville is just a five-minute level walk to the town centre and Brixham Harbour. The bedrooms are ensuite with toiletries/towels, a hairdryer, flatscreen TV and tea/coffee making facilities. All but the small double rooms have a seating area. Breakfast is included in the price. Children aged six and over are welcome at The Melville. The family room has a double bed and a single sofa bed, while the large double room has a kingside bed and a double sofa bed. The Melville is a Victorian town house, with the guest rooms on the first and second floors, so it is not suitable for people with walking difficulties. There is limited parking that is reserved free-of-charge subject to availability. Other parking is available nearby. The Melville has a licensed bar. Guests are also welcome to make use of the small dining room from early afternoon onwards for takeaway meals or playing board games, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Melville Guest House

Address: 45 New Road, Brixham TQ5 8NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Brixham
Price Range: $108 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Melville Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Try and get a room at the back as the front bedrooms face a very busy road which is noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Deehib17, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Use the bus services and not your car”
 of 5 bubbles Jennyiharrison, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room we had did not have a razor point”
 of 5 bubbles hillsbrea, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were well appointed with plenty of Towels /toiletries. Also nice to have a good selection of Tea/Coffee making items.”
 of 5 bubbles kenmarsue, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A full length mirror would be an asset.”
 of 5 bubbles doreena472, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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