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The Penny Farthing Hotel

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“high street”(29 reviews)
“breakfast room”(12 reviews)
“car park”(24 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewshigh streetbreakfast roomcar parkan open kitchenkings armscomfortable bedfull englishsecurity barrierfree parking was a bonusfriendly welcoming staffbreakfast was freshly cookedwonderful hotelpenny farthinggreat night's sleepstayed here for one nightthe grand union canalcomfortable stay
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was an overnight stay for B&B. We were recommended and it did not disappoint. I think it must be new as it was so sparklingly clean and bright with a good sized room. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the Full English was...More

Thank Liz C
Response from Oakman I, Guest Relations Manager at The Penny Farthing HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We do our best to ensure our rooms stay spotless for our guests. We hope to have you back another time so you can visit more of the local shops. Kind Regards Jamal

Reviewed 16 June 2018

We visited for a music night and found this hotel just perfect,we had a lovely large room,that was well equipped,the bed was large and comfortable,beautiful bathroom and very clean. The breakfast was plentifull and tasty.Also great onsite parking with no hassle.

Thank sjsmith100
Response from Oakman I, Guest Relations Manager at The Penny Farthing HotelResponded 22 June 2018

It's so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we like to think of ourselves as a little hidden gem also! We hope to welcome you again for your next stay in Berkhamsted. All the best, Chloe

Reviewed 8 June 2018

I've stayed at the Penny Farthing Hotel multiple times and have always been well taken care of. The breakfast is great with many choices from full English to cereal yogurt etc. The rooms have air conditioning which is very helpful in the summer and the...More

Thank lszopff
Response from Oakman I, Manager at The Penny Farthing HotelResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your most recent stay with us. We love to hear back from all our guests especially when they have really enjoyed there stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Sophie The Penny Farthing Team.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We visited for a wedding and we found this just what we wanted. The rooms were well equipped and comfortable and the service was helpful. We asked, and were able to get, access to our room very early to get changed for the wedding after...More

Thank djne11026
Response from Oakman I, Manager at The Penny Farthing HotelResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks so much for commenting so generously and I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Best regards, Benn Kempster

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

A real gem of a hotel in the heart of Berkhamstead with onsite parking. Lovely hotel - clean, modern and tasteful Friendly welcoming staff Excellent breakfast Great location - Would definitely recommend !!

1  Thank Natalie F
Response from Oakman I, Manager at The Penny Farthing HotelResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for the direct recommendation - looks like we ticked all of your boxes here! Please feel free to book with us again in the future. Benn Kempster

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"Ours was 30 and it overlooked a pretty little square."
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"We stayed in the executive room,which was large with a big bed."
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"Maybe an upstairs room would be quieter at night"
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"We had room 20 and it was just right"
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