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    Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

    98 Waratah St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room was lovely, clean, fresh and with lots of little treats. The breakfast was superb, excellent choice, delivered to my room, but can be on the veranda when weather is warm. In addition, there was fruit and homemade cake available throughout my 5 night...More

    Thank Claire B
    Response from Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

    Thank you Claire for choosing Melba House for your Blue Mountains accommodation for your craft course. It was delightful having you stay for five nights and seeing all the printing and leather craft you made. You definitely have a talent! I'm pleased you appreciated everything...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed for two nights on the "Indulgence" package. Sue was a lovely host, breakfasts were scrumptious, trimmings in the room very nice and the massages were enjoyable so all round very good. Dinner package was ok, but could possibly just make own arrangements.More

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    Response from Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

    Thanks Gordon and Cheryl for taking time to review your Indulgence Weekend at Melba House. It seems your weekend was enjoyable and relaxing but the French Restaurant was not to your liking. I can always offer alternatives,so next time I can design a Package around...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This beautiful old home is tucked away on a quiet neighborhood street. Our suite was huge and stunning. The bed was amazingly comfortable, the linens of high quality and the breakfast served in our room was delicious. The location is convenient to the Blue Mt....More

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    Response from Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

    Thanks Pamela for your review. I am pleased that your stay overall was a good one and have noted your disappointment with the bath. As this house is 112yrs old the shower taps are a "vintage' look to go with the decor and house age,...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    Melba House is perfectly located in Katoomba; close to the main shopping district but just far enough away from the busyness of it all. We stayed in the Nellie room which is the largest. The decor creates a romantic relaxing atmosphere. Would have loved to...More

    Thank Liz S
    Response from Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

    Hi Liz , Thanks for your review. So pleased you enjoyed your getaway in Dame Nellie Suite. Maybe you can come back in winter to enjoy the fire maybe even enjoy if we have a snow fall ! Nothing like snuggling by a fire on...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    We stayed two nights at this No1 TripAdvisor b&b on our one month stay in NSW. The weather was not good when we visited as it was mainly rain and mist. Upon arrival, we noticed that the two entrances to Melba House were gravel paths...More

    Thank mumbles10
    Response from Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

    Thanks for your review Peter and Maureen. I would like to respond to your concerns as it seems your choosing Melba House may not suited your needs. Yes we have pebble pathway with stepping stones,however it is only 15 mtrs from the front gate and...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$145 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    Room Tips
    "All three rooms in the building looked excellent to me."
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    "If you have allergies, contact the hostess in advance so she may remove all scented candles, flowers, etc..."
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    "Choose the Dame Edna or Dame Nellie Suites"
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    "Melba Room largest with spa bath and bay window faced east for delightful breakfast."
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