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Number One Port Hill

1 Port Hill, Hertford SG14 1PJ, England
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Number One Port Hill
Ranked #1 of 9 Hertford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot fault our stay at Number One Port Hill. It was exceptional in so many ways. Annie is the most incredible lady I have met for a long time. Like a previous reviewer, I struggle to find enough superlatives to describe how wonderful Number One Port Hill is. Annie has thought of everything. Her attention to detail is second... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to find superlatives to describe the enjoyment of staying at Number One Port Hill as guests of Annie and Presley. Suffice to say that I found the first visit to be superb, and my second was equally marvellous. Annie's attention to detail, both in the surroundings and the thoughtfulness given to guests' wellbeing is excellent - a... More

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

Always a pleasure looking after returning guests. And thank you so much for writing such a complementary review! So glad that we lived up to the expectation of a return visit and very much look forward to the possibility of a third! You and your family are always welcome, any time. Thank you again. More

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Annie provides an excellent service in beautiful surroundings. I loved her farm fresh breakfasts which were cooked to perfection and exactly at the time you requested. She offers such a wide range of choices in food and toiletries too!

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

How lovely of you to write such a wonderful review. Thank you so much. I do hope that I can look after you again very soon. Presley says hi too! x More

Sussex
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Versailles of mirrors, a colony of candles, a glitter of glass and lights that can be seen from space Number One Port Hill is something different from the run-of-the-mill B&B. Three rooms sit on the top floor of a Georgian corner house 2 minutes walk from the centre of Hertford provide an ideal and comfortable base for those visiting... More

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

Oh wow! Thank you so much! I am so grateful for your kind comments especially as you are a seasoned reviewer and expect a high level of service, accommodation and cleanliness. Glad that you both enjoyed your stay and really hope that you choose to stay with us again. It will be an absolute pleasure looking after you. Thank you... More

Parksville, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

After a long flight from the west coast of Canada this was exactly what we needed. Lovely accommodation and a gracious host. We had the larger room with the terrific bathroom across the hall but strictly ours. Outstanding breakfasts in an elegant setting, and the special order kippers were to die for. . It was also nice to have access... More

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such lovely comments. I very much appreciate it. And glad that the Craster Kippers hit the spot!! Hopefully will have another opportunity of looking after you both again - don't leave it too long! Best wishes to you both. More

Gillingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Thanks Annie (and Presley) for our lovely weekend break. Very comfortable bed, and we loved all the little extras that you provided. The place was spotless, you must work extremely hard to maintain that level of cleanliness. Brigitte and Martin

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

Oh so glad you both had a nice time. And thanks for your comments on cleanliness - it's very important to us and really lovely that it's appreciated. Hope to look after you both again very soon. Thank you very much. More

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Very warm reception and helpful response to some bicycle problems we had. Wonderful accommodation, just as you see it on-line. Excellent breakfast with plenty of choice in a stunning dining room. We hope to return one day.

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

Hello lovely people. Thanks so much for your review. And relieved you obviously returned OK from your mammoth bike journey. How brave you both are!! Well done! You both are most welcome again - hope you get your bicycle seat replaced first though or else you might not make it here again....! Love to you both. x More

Amity
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is the second time I've stayed here. Quaint old house with lots of knick-knacks everywhere. Owner (Annie) is charming and very accommodating. Comfortable rooms, bathrooms, accommodation. Order breakfast the night before for a custom fare. Fresh fruit, eggs, etc. This place is a keeper!

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

How lovely of you to review - though the "quaint old house with lots of knick-knacks" had me thinking I had moved to a parallel universe :) You're a delight to look after and you have me in stitches all the time so please come back soon! Thanks again. x More

Lyme Regis, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Quite simply brilliant. Attention to detail, house, interior design, breakfast, restaurants nearby. I even forgot a shirt and Annie posted it back to me neatly folded. Highly recommend. Annie phoned me prior to my visit to ask whether I had any special requirements for breakfast .. smoked salmon and scrambled egg, full english whatever sir would like! The quality of... More

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

You get Review/Reviewer of the Month! Wow, many thanks indeed. And really brilliant to know that our efforts in providing the best possible breakfast around are being recognised and appreciated. Thinking about adding a Japanese breakfast into the mix too - had it in New York and was blown away. Craster kippers are a winner here at the moment though... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Spent 2 nights here and what a place. Amazing decor and faultlessly clean all round. The breakfast was as good as it gets and Annie made us feel very welcome. The surrounding countryside is lovely with countless beautiful villages with quality pubs and cafes.

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Annie R, Owner at Number One Port Hill, responded to this review

So glad that you both had a wonderful time. I really enjoy it when there is a 2 night stay as it gives everyone the chance to get to know each other better. You had fabulous weather too which is always a bonus! Thank you again and hope to see you again very soon. More

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Address: 1 Port Hill, Hertford SG14 1PJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Hertford
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The beautiful residence of Number One Bed & Breakfast, built in 1812 and acknowledged in Nikolaus Pevsner’s Building of Hertfordshire, features an eclectic elegant mix of original grandeur and modern touches and offers truly first class accommodation in Hertford. From the moment you walk through the wrought-iron gate and through the award-winning garden, you know that you have arrived at somewhere really special.Number One Port Hill is very proud to announce that it has been accepted into Alastair Sawday's Special Places To Stay Guide Book 2012/13 which is a fantastic accolade and one which we are very proud of. ... more   less 
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