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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Stan is simply an awesome host; he is attentive to every details of what the guest needs and every comfort one possibly can provide and every care he can give to make their stay enjoyable. The house is a beautiful old charm, tastefully decorated, beautifully maintained, clean and in a great location to drive to airport or city. Fantastic BF...

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Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I can't rate highly enough the welcoming & kindness l received from Stan during my short stay at the Glendalough. I would therefore thoroughly recommend staying here & lm certainly hoping to return in the near future! Alex Donaldson - UK

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We stayed in the Music room and front room opposite. Both had very comfortable double beds, areas for clothes and luggage, seating, TV's. The setting was quiet, as was the home, but comfortably so, making a perfect place to relax after a busy day in Melbourne. He provided a generous breakfast of cereals, toast, croissants, yogurt, fresh fruit, tea, coffee...

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De Pinte, Belgium
Reviewed 6 December 2014

B&B in a suburb of Melbourne. We stayed in the music room. The B&B is located in a very interesting house in a very quiet street. There is a standard breakfast served (fruit, cereals, bread, yoghurt). The major plus of the B&B is the friendly host Stan who gives you a lot of useful information about transport to and in...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

Very lovely and warm B&B. The housekeeper Stan is very kind and warm-welcoming. Music Room is excellent, very stylish. Some people say the room is bit dark. But, if you turn all the lights on, it should be bright enough. Just you would need to locate all the switches (some are quite hidden, or you may save the time by...

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2Thank Kiu Tat H
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This is my second visit but who would know? It felt just like home and all thanks to Stan for welcoming me back even with the four year interval. Not only could he accommodate an early morning pick up from the airport; my room was ready before 10.00 am on a Sunday! Marvellous hospitality through and through. I look forward...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 October 2014

I will never forget the 4 days I spent at this B&B. Everything from the furniture, the owner and the building itself is wonderful. Stan Turton, who runs the place is really nice and does everything he can to make your stay as comfortable as possible. He makes spectacular poached eggs, and gives you a hearty breakfast before you set...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 23 June 2014

This is my first time to Melbourne and staying with Stan is probably the best decision I made! The B&B is approx. 15-20mins away (peak hour) and 10mins (non-peak hour) away from Melbourne City. The travelling time is not a problem at all because the trams are frequent and run directly to the heart of Melbourne central. As I was...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2014

A most gracious, comfortable oasis a short tram ride from the CBD. Very accessible and Stan could not be more helpful! Every room was tastefully appointed and the beds were to die for! The kimono-style bath robes were such a treat.

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

Glendalough B&B is the perfect place for your Melbourne stay when you are looking for - small B&B with beautiful decorated rooms and excellent service - quiet location in residential area - free of charge parking in front of the B&B - public transport at only 5 min walk from the B&B; this tram takes you directly into the Melbourne...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1924, this heritage listed mansion rests in tranquil gardens high on the hill. Located just 4km from central Melbourne in the quiet secluded Travancore estate, Glendalough is close to public transport, Melbourne Airport, Flemington Racecourse, Royal Melbourne Show Grounds, Melbourne Zoo & The University of Melbourne. Glendalough has 4 guest rooms with queen & double beds. All rooms have HD TV, DVD & music systems & free wifi. Hearty breakfast included. Laundry & ironing facilities. We now provide transport smart cards (myki)for all guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glendalough Bed & Breakfast

Address: 197 - 199 Cashmere St | Travancore, Ascot Vale, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3032, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Moonee Valley > Ascot Vale
Price Range: $124 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Glendalough Bed And Breakfast
Glendalough Hotel Melbourne
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“all rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Indaus, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any bad rooms here.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynbS8969GX, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Piano room is good !!..”
 of 5 bubbles Dhruv29, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
“There isn't a bad choice. We enjoyed the autumn foliage in the Music Room.”
 of 5 bubbles HilaryKeatts, 11 Apr 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles Bluepepper, 13 Mar 2013 | Read review
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