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Overview of Melville House

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Seasonal outdoor pool
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Pillow-top beds, desk, iron/ironing board, bed sheets

Melville House

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLismore Base Hospital13 min walk
    AirportLismore, NSW (LSY)6 min drive
    Popular LocationMacadamia Castle31 min drive
    Popular LocationMinyon Falls49 min drive

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Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Jacaranda Room)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Southern Cross Room)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Basic Double Room, 1 Double Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Blue Pearl Room)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Double Beds and 1 Single Bed

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Carrera Room)

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Juparana Room)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Melville House is located in Lismore. Lismore Workers Golf Club and Teven Valley Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Wilson Nature Reserve and Boatharbour Nature Reserve. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lismore Base Hospital - 13 min walk
  • Bangalow Historical Museum & Tea Rooms - 31 min drive
  • Macadamia Castle - 31 min drive
  • Nimbin Visitor Information Centre - 40 min drive
  • Minyon Falls - 49 min drive

Getting around

  • Lismore Station - 3 min drive
  • Lismore, NSW (LSY) - 6 min drive


  • Little Nonya Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Mega Pizza - 17 min walk
  • Hungry Jacks - 17 min walk
  • The Loft Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Banzai Japanese Restaurant - 3 min drive

About this property

Melville House

4-star guesthouse with free breakfast and seasonal outdoor pool
A seasonal outdoor pool, dry cleaning and laundry facilities are available at this guesthouse. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a communal living room are on-site. All 5 rooms boast private pools, and offer pillowtop beds and living rooms. Separate dining areas and DVD players are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with digital channels.
Melville House offers 5 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with private pools and DVD players. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

30-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the guest house include a seasonal outdoor pool.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Communal living room
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Private pool
  • Separate living room



Check-in from 2 PM - 9:30 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay for free
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from September to May
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Melville House Lismore
Melville Lismore
Melville House Guesthouse Lismore
Melville House Lismore
Melville House Guesthouse
Melville House Guesthouse Lismore

Frequently asked questions

Does Melville House have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.
Is Melville House pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Melville House?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Melville House?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 9:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Melville House?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Melville House located?
Situated in Lismore, this guesthouse is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lismore Base Hospital, Lismore Workers Golf Club and Lismore Regional Gallery. Wilson Nature Reserve is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 274 out of 364 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 67 out of 364 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 15 out of 364 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 364 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 364 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Helen welcomed us like family, the gardens, the pool, the facilities were wonderful, she was very accommodating in regards to our special needs. An excellent host and highly recommended.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Interesting with valuable character and historical stories in it.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Helen, the host was terrific. Very friendly and accommodating. Looked after me very well.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Cmfortable and friendly
Comfortable, friendly central - as always a great stay at Helen's.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

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