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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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  • 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
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We arrived late and unspeakably muddy from our mtb ride, and we're greeted with a warm smile, and a warm welcome and a very good shower. Our host showed us where to wash the our bikes and then booked us a great dinner around the corner.

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Potton, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is indeed a guest house rather than the hotel its title claims, as a previous reviewer has pointed out. Nonetheless, it has a pleasant lounge and even a bar. True, as that reviewer alluded to, there is a dog and a cat, but neither animal is permitted to cause any problem for guests. I do not afford an 'excellent'... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We had a brief one night stay here in October 2012. This is a guest house rather than a hotel but there is a lot of attention to detail: fresh flowers in the room andinnthe dining room, a bottle of mineral water for guests, nice china for making tea. The room in which we stayed was a suite with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

There is nothing like being on the road and having a situation where you need a can of shaving cream because just you've run out. That was where I was at the start of my trip. Thanks to Yvonne at the Giffard house my problem was immediately solved. She provided me not only shaving cream but a premium type for... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We stayed at Giffard House for a couple of nights to attend a Wedding. We found the place to be in a good location, full marks for cleanliness and comfort. We assumed as the hotel states it has parking that this would not be an issue, however, when all the rooms are occupied the car park is too small to... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My wife and I stayed at Giffard House and found that it was excellent. If you want a superior B&B in a quiet, up-market area then look no further. The place has recently been totally refurbished and all the furnishings and fitting are new. Our room (no.4) was large and equipped with everything you could need. It had a settee,... More 

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Perth
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42 hotel reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Our stay at the Giffard House hotel was comfortable and most welcome after a long tiring flight and traffic jams on the M25. Our room (No 3) was quite spacious and looked out to the front of the building and the ornamental fountain. The manager Yvonne did a professional job, but at times looked harassed and might of been something... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

My boyfriend and I were working at the University of Winchester for a couple of days at a conference, but also wanted to make our trip a romantic getaway as it was Ben's birthday while we were there. Giffard House was a really lovely place to stay for this - so close to the University for work, but also such... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Stayed 3 nights on a short break to Winchester/New Forest & it was excellent. Tastefully decorated & extremelly comfortable, breakfast was superb. Staff extremelly friendly & very helpful We had a problem with the shower not being hot & were immediately moved to a new room (we were given the suite at no extra cost!!). Superb location within easy walk... More 

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Bristol
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

It's as all the other reviews describe. Fantastic staff, so friendly and helpful, well-appointed rooms, spotlessly clean. If you want to have a take-away or bring your own food for supper, they will lay up a table in the bar for you, we didn't use this service, but how helpful if it was needed. It's within a 10 mins walk... More 

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