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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   50 Christchurch Rd | St Cross, Winchester SO23 9SU, England
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Giffard House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Winchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Canadian in Wales
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was very happy to stay at Giffard House for three nights - a stunning building, well kept up with a few rooms at a lower tariff - I was here on Business and had a single occupancy for 89.00 - complete with breakfast (including the best fruit salad I have ever had!). The exteriors and interiors of this place... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in a double while my father stayed in a single for 5 days in late August. Giffard House was very welcoming and we loved the cat, dog, and bird!!! The breakfast was excellent...even as a vegan there were options! Free Wifi could be spotty if you had more than one device in the same room,... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been about 120 days since my last visit. I'm very pleased at the improvements they've made to the decorating (new carpeting, new quilts, new furniture, and new bed frames), even if they didn't need them. I've been in room 1 for a week and room 12 for another three days. A perfect sleep every night. Of all of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and it was absolutely delightful. Everyone was so polite and helpful, the hotel in itself was lovely and clean. Would definitely recommend all my friends to stay here when they visit Winchester! The hotel was the cherry on top of a perfect weekend with my husband!

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Dorking, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 4 nights in April 2014. It is an impressive building and attractively furnished. My room was immaculate though very small and up several flights of stairs. I am a little surprised by the high rating this place gets - I have since had a far better and more personal experience at No 29 Christchurch Road across the... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a super stay here. We had a small suite on the ground floor which made life very easy - it had a sofa bed in a slightly separate room which our 2 boys enjoyed. Breakfast was lovely and the hotel attracts a gentle, charming type of a guest in Winchester for an enjoyable reason which led to a... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Giffard House for a night between towns. Lovely crisp linen and everything spotlessly clean. Top grade toiletries, succulent hospitality items. Room decor was subdued but immaculate. Cooked breakfast used high grade food, well cooked. Service at breakfast was a little lacking, which was a bit of a disappointment. Bed was a little hard for me, but that's a... More

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Winchester, Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter and granddaughter stayed for two nights in a Superior Twin/Super King room. The room was spacious and well-furnished and the beds were extremely comfortable. They had a shower and a bathroom en-suite, both well-equipped and both ladies revelled in the luxury toiletries provided. The entrance hall, guests' lounge, bar and dining room were all elegant and beautifully decorated.... More

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

So i'm writing this review with an international benchmark rather than local WInchester. Also, I stayed for a business trip. First the good stuff. The rooms were fine, nothing special, but clean and neat. The views were also quite nice of the nearby streets. The owners were quite nice and polite. Unfortunately however, I can't understand the 5 star rating.... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Two other couples joined us at the Giffard House for a relaxing get-together in Winchester. It was an ideal hotel for this purpose. Good accommodation, excellent breakfasts and a key to enable us to come and go as we wanted. Quaint in many respects but very comfortable. Our room was in the front of the hotel. The others had rooms... More

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Address: 50 Christchurch Rd | St Cross, Winchester SO23 9SU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Winchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Giffard House Hotel 5*
Also Known As:
Giffard Hotel Winchester

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