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Giffard House Hotel

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50 Christchurch Rd | St Cross, Winchester SO23 9SU, England
Giffard House Hotel
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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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Stowmarket
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had three rooms, a twin upstairs, a double downstairs, and a single in the outside cottage. Although the mainline railway is around a hundred yards from the back of the hotel, there was no mention of any disturbance in any of the rooms. Comfortable, large beds, the double had eight huge pillows - four of which were day pillows, but... More 

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jlrussell3
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so nice to know some things don't change. The quality continues at the highest standards. I had room 12 and it was delightful. Peter recommended a new restaurant in Winchester and it was spot on. Breakfast was perfect and cooked to my liking. Salmon and scrambled eggs, with a hint of horseradish and scallions. And an omelette with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at giffard house this weekend and it was wonderful. Warm welcome, beautiful house, comfy beds and tasty and plentiful breakfast. Would strongly recommend and would definitely stay there again. Look out for gerry, mr hudson and mrs bridges!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Giffard House Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful hotel and garden. I think this was possibly the cleanest bathroom I have ever seen! Great breakfast and friendly service. I left something behind and they kindly posted it straight away. Brilliant!

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was more ostentatious than we required. The bed was very comfortable. We had a good nights sleep. The breakfast was good with a variety to choose from. It was about a 15 minute walk into town where the nearest places to eat are.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights and can wholeheartedly recommend this pleasant establishment. They went beyond the call of duty: our son, daughter-in-law and two year-old grandson were staying in a nearby BandB which was so disgusting that they asked if they could come over to us here and use our shower. The Giffard House Hotel cheerfully provided towels and soap for... More 

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Woking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read the excellent comments on Trip Advisor we were expecting a First Class stay in Winchester.we were not to be disappointed.The Hotel was everything it says on many reviews.Friendly helpful staff beautiful bedroom and bathroom and great Breakfasts.Well located with good parking and very well kept garden.No negative comments from us--we will return again and recommend this Hotel to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Giffard House for two nights with our teenage children for our vsit to Winchester. We had a wonderful stay - the rooms were very comfortable and well furnished, the en-suite bathrooms we had were small but very clean, we greedily enjoyed Excellent full English breakfasts both mornings which impressed our 16year old son and our daughter particularly... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Giffard House is, first of all, a lovely house. The Victorian building retains much of its original character, including a fine staircase with stained glass windows. The room I stayed in was clean and well furnished and decorated (though only single-glazed, and quite near the railway). The service was friendly but unobtrusive, and the breakfast was delicious. For me that... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I've stayed here a few times, and have thoroughly enjoyed it each time. The bed is quite comfortable, and the room is very large for most rooms in the UK. I love the style of the rooms because they feel historical and yet fresh. Nothing looks (or smells!) old. I absolutely adore the bathtub for a comfortable soak. The owners... More 

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