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North Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Fabulous week-end in the Blue Mountains for the Music Festival and Melba House. This was our 3rd stay at the fabulous Melba House and our first experience for the Blue Mountains Music Festival and both exceeded our expectations. Our host Sue was as always welcoming and pleased to see us as well as Izzie her dog. Our room 'Dame Nellie'...

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

So pleased you enjoyed your first Blue Mountains Blues Roots and Folk Festival ! It's a fantastic weekend. Having such lovely guests just makes it so enjoyable for me to ensure that the weekend was memorable with wonderful special breakfasts. Looking forward to your fourth visit !! warmest regards Sue & Issy

Bangalore
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the wonderful Melba house, we received a warm reception from Sue the hard working host, she continued to help in everyway, ensuring our two night break was one to remember. The rooms exquisitely decorated and of a very high standard, large comfortable bed with adequate space relax and unwind in the evening, after memorable...

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I'm so pleased you enjoy your stay at Melba House and appreciated the decor and the comfortable bed, so you were well rested. Lets hope I will see you again for weekend unwind and some great mountain fresh air. Kind regards Sue

Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcome from Sue and her 'assistant' Issey (or is that the other way around ?) 😉 Beautiful period home, superbly maintained set in private gardens. Our suite had everything and more that you could wish for. Tea, coffee, chilled water, but more importantly port and chocolates. There was also home made cake available outside the room plus more importantly...

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

Thanks Bev for your review. We have been blessed with such lovely weather and everyone has enjoyed breakfast on the veranda,but it can't be for much longer as cooler days approach. I'm pleased you enjoy your four days in the Blue Mountains and you enjoyed my breakfast so much. Travel safe in your next big adventure. Kind regards Sue &...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a lovely weekend in Melba House. The room was beautifully decorated, with everything you could need was provided for our stay. Sue went out of her way to make our stay a comfortable one. The homemade cake was delicious, the spa bath was luxurious, and the location was peaceful. We wil definitely be back to...

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review. I'm glad you were able to relax and unwind from your busy schedules. It does revive you just having a weekend away and I'm so pleased you enjoy your stay at Melba House. See you again for a well earned break. Kind regards Sue

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the dame edna room. The spa bath was especially fantastic at the end of a long active day of canyoning. Sue was a great host and gave us everything we needed including complimentary port and home made cake and biscuits.

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

I'm so please you enjoyed your 'adventurous' Wedding Anniversary in the Blue Mountains and that Melba House was a sancturary after such a wonderful day canyoning.It was a pleasure to help your enjoy this milestone. Looking forward to seeing you next year. Warm regards Sue

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Melba House for two nights. Sue (and her lovely doggie!) is a fabulous host. The room was clean and elegantly decorated, we loved the spa bath. Home made breakfasts was delicious. The king sized bed is comfortable too. It's at a great location, 5 minutes away from Leura also 5 minutes away from Scenic World. We definitely...

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

Thanks Carol for your review. Its great to have International guests who just love visiting and enjoying our World Heritage Blue Mountains and that Melba House lived up to your expectations.I hope we see more of your friends from Hong Kong visit and stay with us.Enjoy your travels wherever they take you. Kind regards Sue

Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had a perfect stay at Melba House for two nights. Sue was extremely friendly and helpful with the local area. The rooms were perfect, clean and comfortable, and the house was perfect. Breakfast was also great and very filling. We definitely recommend to anyone to stay at Melba House and guarantee you will not be disappointed. Thanks again Sue.

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Thanks for your review.I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit and found Melba House offered you just the place to relax and unwind. Hopefully you will return to enjoy one of our festivals. Warm regards Sue

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Loved Melba House, Sue is a wonderful hostess, freshly baked, delicious cake waiting for us when we arrived, rooms gorgeous with heating and fireplaces, spa bath was great, plenty of hot water. Home cooked breakfast served each morning in our room, super delicious, as was the decanter of port and chocolates, tea and coffee making facilities in the room too....

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

Having such nice guests stay makes it a joy to have a bed and breakfast business. Thanks for your review and I do trust you will return to enjoy Melba House and Katoomba in the colder months,its a great place to come and snuggle by the fire in winter! Warm regards Sue

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We spent two nights at Melba House in order to attend the Leura Shakespeare Festival. Our stay was restful,comfortable and Sue was an excellent host who respected our privacy whilst also offering advice about the surrounding area. The breakfasts were well prepared and so substantial that we never needed to eat lunch! Sue provided fruit and homemade slices for extra...

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

Thanks for taking time to do this review. I'm pleased the weather didn't hamper your enjoyment of the Shakespear Festival Weekend and your stay at Melba House. I hope you can make it back here on another weekend break and good weather to have breakfast on the veranda in the sunshine! Kind regards Sue

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Very comfortable accommodation and an extremely attentive host. Went out of her way to ensure my gluten free requirements were catered for. First class breakfast served on the delightful veranda and tranquil surroundings.

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

David,Thanks for taking time to write your review and it was a pleasure to meet you and Maria on your travels around Australia. I know you enjoyed restful sleeps in Dame Edna Suite and I am happy you also enjoyed my Gluten Free menu. Enjoy the rest of your travels Kind regards Sue

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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 

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Address: 98 Waratah St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $192 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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