We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 13 Winchester hotels

Giffard House Hotel

You added Giffard House Hotel to your Saves list
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   50 Christchurch Rd | St Cross, Winchester SO23 9SU, England
Hotel amenities
Giffard House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Winchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Winchester
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

261 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (65)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 120 days since my last visit. New pillows throughout all rooms. Never an issue any of the days. I stayed in room 12 and it was my home away from home. Breakfast was scrumptious. The Photo that I took is from room twelve. New quilts. Peter continues his highest standards.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Interested in Winchester?
Get deals, advice and ideas on what to do.
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hotel for 7 days on business, the hotel is excellent, very clean and the ambience is second to none. The staff are very pleasant and can't do enough for you, from restaurant booking From the bed linen to the full English breakfast is first class. Well deserved the rating it has gained. Well Done Giffard... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Somerset
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights to celebrate my husband's birthday and visit the city and Christmas market. The hotel is within walking distance of the city centre - about 15 minutes brisk, level walk - so we left our car at the hotel and walked into town to see the sights/markets during the day and then again in the evening... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Crawley, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Stayed just the one night to visit the Christmas Markets. Lovely welcome and helped with baggage. Gave lots of info of where everything was at the hotel and how to get to town. Taxi into town was £5 one way. It is walkable and a good location. Room beautifully decorated. There is a railway line at the bottom of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Faultless boutique B&B/Small Hotel. Delightful Victorian building full of character with well equipped and nicely decorated and furnished rooms. Spotlessly clean. Ample parking. Fine breakfasts. Friendly welcome. Easy walk into town centre/Cathedral precincts. Our room at the front was quiet and we did not hear the trains at the rear. Highly recommended !

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, England
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a well-appointed B&B with a comfortable. Rooms at the back are a fair way from the railway line, but once the leaves have fallen from the trees, light sleepers may find the noise disturbing. Personally i was not woken by the trains. Beds and bathrooms are fine. The breakfast is comprehensive, tasty and freshly cooked. Off-street car parking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Crowborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My friend and I travelled to Winchester last Friday to visit the Xmas Market. We decided to stay at the Giffard House Hotel and were glad we did. We booked a single room each, which were very pleasant, nicely decorated, warm, clean and a very nice ensuite shower room. Very comfortable bed and all the furnishings were a of a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chorley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a lovely guest house type accommodation. The building and decor are immaculate and we have rarely stayed in a room so well appointed and spotless. It's a five minute stroll into the beautiful city with fantastic history. Lovely breakfast and all staff very friendly. Well worth five stars and can't wait to stay again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

In the enchanting city of Winchester, we found an equally enchanting place to stay, Giffard House. As a guest here, one does not want for anything because it's all so perfect. The managers & staff work diligently to provide guests with the ultimate experience. This Victorian house is absolutely gorgeous, immaculate kept, the dining room beautiful with a sumptuous breakfast... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We decided to stay in Winchester for one night only on our way elsewhere and wanted a quiet and comfortable hotel. We were not disappointed. The room was large, airy and fitted out so well as to be almost flawless. The attention to detail was striking, from the quality of the bathroom fittings to the colour scheme and the design... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Giffard House Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Giffard House Hotel

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*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Giffard Hotel Winchester
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Winchester
#1 Romantic Hotel in Winchester
#1 Best Value Hotel in Winchester
#4 Business Hotel in Winchester

51 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (51)
Room/suite (10)
Dining (4)
View from room (3)
Hotel & grounds (11)
Bathroom (2)
Other (21)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay