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Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I spent a weekend at the luxurious Melba House Bed & Breakfast in The Dame Edna Room. It was beautifully decorated with top quality linens, more than 1 chandelier, and stunning original features. Guests are royally spoiled by the keeper of the B&B Sue Handley who is also very helpful with local bits and pieces. The location of this venue...

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Thanks Sandi, for taking time to share your thoughts on your recent stay at Melba House. I am thrilled you enjoyed the stunning Dame Edna Suite and that you felt pampered. Travel safe and once again, Thanks for the review. warm regards Sue and Issy

Blayney, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Melba House is situated in a quiet leafy part of Katoomba and is very convenient to shops, restaurants and local attractions. The rooms are beautifully decorated in period style with a flawless attention to detail.Welcoming touches like an open fire, candles in the bathroom and chocolates and port are some of the delights awaiting guests. The breakfasts are superb and...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. I am delighted that you have enjoyed all the extras that i provide to make your stay special.I hope we will see you again so another great weekend away in the beautiful Blue Mountains. Kind regards Sue

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We hadn't been to Katoomba for a weekend getaway in a few years because we couldn't find a worthy successor to our beloved Balmoral House. Now we have. Melba House is lovingly cared for with beautiful period details intact and respected, which gives the place the perfect Katoomba charm. Our room was spacious, clean, warm and very comfortable. Sue and...

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I'm so pleased you have now found Melba House and I look forward to your return visits. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on your recent stay with us. Kind regards Sue

Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Melba House offers the quintessential bed & breakfast experience. Lovingly cared-for vintage property in quiet, friendly neighborhood oozes charm and homeyness. Hostess Sue dotes on her guests as if they were family and cooks a great, hearty breakfast, served in the privacy of your plushly-appointed room. Co-hostess Issy, a blonde Cocker Spaniel, is indefatigable in her duties of greeting guests...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review.Yes Katoomba now offers numerous eateries and cafes with great onsite roasted coffee. There is plently to choose from from fine dining to your best BYO's. Katoomba caters for everyone and every diet and every budget. Melba House is conveniently located to access all these great eateries and if you decide you don't want to walk one...

Reviewed 5 May 2016

My partner took to Katoomba for a romantic birthday getaway, she surprised me with this splendid B&B. The room was Magnificant and service second to none. King size bed, open working fire place, and a huge home cooked breakfast. It is located in a very quiet part of town and some restaurants located in walking distance. We would and will...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoy your stay in Dame Nellie Suite.It is so spacious and luxurious to just relax and be pampered. With easy access from Sydney, Katoomba is a great getaway for a weekend or a few days break. Thanks for taking time to share your thoughts. Kind regards Sue

Dana Point, California
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I cannot imagine the time, skill and money it must have taken to restore Melba House to its current condition, which I am sure is more comfortable than when it was new! We stayed in the wonderful Dame Nellie room. It was large and welcoming. It is the room closest to the front door but as there are only 3...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Melba House Boutique B&B is C1905. Its original features are quite something and makes her a welcome to our guests. I'm so pleased you appreciated her fine details and enjoyed your stay here. Being centrally located makes it easy to go on a Bush walk or to enjoy the local restuarants and cafes. Thanks for taking time to share your...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had a perfect 3-day stay with Sue, our super friendly host, at Melba House. The accommodation is very well located to all that the Blue Mountains has to offer. Sue has done a great job tastefully decorating the house in a way that you would expect for a boutique B&B. Our room was spacious, with a king size bed,...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Delicious breakfast Yummy. Excellent service by Sue and the superstar Issy. The in room SPA were be great rejuvenate after the long walking for mountain tracking. :) Issy is American Cocker Spaniel. Sue will serve your selected breakfast on time booked. We enjoins the breakfast at the front verandah with beautiful timber and garden...with Issy.

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It was lovely to have your family stay at Melba House for your first visit to the beautiful Blue Mountains. I know it was wonderful weather for you to enjoy all the walking and a treat to have brekfast on the veranda and enjoy cooler sunny weather than Singapore. I hope to see you again one day. Warm regards Sue...

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner decided to venture to the Blue mountains for our baby moon as neither of us had been there before. We chose the Melba house based on the reviews we had read. We were welcomed by Sue and her beautiful super cute doggy 'Issy'. We stayed in the Dame Edna room with spa bath. The room was...

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Melbahouse, Owner at Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a weekend for Babymoon guests at Melba House! Its a joy to be able to have you stay and enjoy a relaxing time before a very exciting time in your lives. I'm pleased you felt at home and appreciated the special touches..its what I like to do for my guests. Good health and happiness to you Ricahrd and...

Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed with Sue at Melba House for a couple of nights taking advantage of the indulgence package she offers. I would highly recommend this for anyone looking to get away and spend some quality time as a couple. Fantastic dinner at the Rooster and the next day an hour and a half massage and facial for both of us,...

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Richard and Elizabeth, thanks for choosing Melba House to celebrate your anniversary. It was a well deserved break and the Spa pampering and special Dinner Celebrations gave you that special time out together. I hope you may celebrate again next year with us. Warm regards Sue

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your own Open Fire and Spa, King and queen-sized beds, central heating, electric blankets, large comfortable rooms with own sitting and dining areas, sumptuous breakfasts, that's historical Melba House. Quiet and secluded yet close to many restaurants, galleries, antique and craft shops. Also, close to the best-loved attractions of Katoomba and Leura. Blue Mountains World Heritage bush walks abound, some only 300 m away. Easy drive to Blackheath and Wentworth Falls and other mountain townships. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

Address: 98 Waratah St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $191 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melba House Boutique Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All three rooms in the building looked excellent to me.”
K2828NUclaireb, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have allergies, contact the hostess in advance so she may remove all scented candles, flowers, etc. and air the room before your arrival.”
10pamelar, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the Dame Edna or Dame Nellie Suites”
HappyTravellers2121, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Melba Room largest with spa bath and bay window faced east for delightful breakfast.”
lizhalliburton31, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms great”
784sandrab, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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