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The Pennyfarthing Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   296 - 298 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 1AH, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Berkhamsted
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked some family members into the Pennyfarthing for a weekend, a total of 13 nights over one weekend. My initial impression wasn't good but I pressed on as it was the most convenient hotel to our house, where we were holding the party. I was very disappointed that they would not offer any discount for this number of "room... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had rooms downstairs and all you could hear was the people in the room above walking around and flushing the toilet . Ask for a room on the first floor rather than the ground floor. Quality of the rooms was excellent all with individual air con units. Breakfast was cooked to order although they did get a few things... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

found by chance when looking for an overnight stop in the area Stunning rooms - high quality décor and spotless- a real pleasure to find the reception staff were very helpful and a good breakfast selection Highly recommended and a good price for the quality

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mallordhouse, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback, we’re delighted to hear you had a lovely stay! Please do come back soon, The Penny Farthing Team More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Had a business meeting the following day. So this place is well located in the middle of town via a narrow alley way squeezed between the Waitrose car park and the high street. Has secure parking round the back. Good breakfast and the rooms as clean as a whistle. My late arrival faxed the computer check in that had already... More

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi HelixAgencies, I’m so pleased to hear that you had a good stay, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I’m sorry to hear that your room was missing a kettle - this is obviously a mistake on our part! In future, please do let a member of staff know if this is the case and they’ll... More

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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

High quality room. Clean and smart. No restaurant however the Thai Cottage is just down the High Street. Loads of other places to eat nearby. They have a breakfast room and the breakfast is fantastic.. Cooked to order in an open kitchen by a lovely lady.

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi JtheMan, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review! Did you know that we own a restaurant just by Thai Cottage? Next time you’re down, please pop into the Kings Arms and let us know what you think! Hotel guests can receive 20% off their meal! We’re so pleased you had a great stay! Come by soon!... More

wakefield
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Myself and a colleague stayed at the Pennyfarthing Hotel,Berkhamstead recently and was very happy with the very nice room we were given and the great breakfast on offer.the staff were very accommodating and nothing was too much trouble.As we work away from home quite a lot,and have stayed in many places,we can honestly say this place is one of the... More

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi TravelersWakefield, Wow! What a great review! Thanks for taking the time to give your feedback. We’re delighted to hear that you had a nice stay with us! As a busy traveller, if you’re ever in need of a hotel in the Oxford area we have hotels in both Abingdon (The Crown and Thistle) and also Whitney (The Blue Boar).... More

wales
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Stayed for one night as visiting relatives nearby.Very friendly and helpful lady on the front desk.She showed us to our room which was clean and fresh.Great bathroom with excellent toiletries etc. The bed was a little firm but caused no problems. Breakfast was good,cooked to order with a decent variety to suit all.Free parking was a bonus. Definitely stay again... More

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Madge48, We’re so pleased to hear you had a nice stay with us and really appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback! Looking forward to seeing you again in the summer! The Penny Farthing Team More

Glasgow
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Well located off the High Street, and with very welcoming and friendly staff, this is a very comfortable and convenient hotel. Could be a little quieter as the rooms are off the main thoroughfare between Cafe Rouge and the Car Park, but generally after 11:00 it's OK.

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Johnnysailorboy, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback, we’re delighted to hear you’re a fan of our little hotel. We’d love to have you back again soon, The Penny Farthing Team More

Brussels, Belgium
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Was here before a couple of times and was never impressed. But...things have clearly changed with the new owner : 1. rooms : remodelled/renovated with very good taste 2. extremely well equipped rooms 3. very friendly staff 4. yummie breakfast I will be back !!!

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi No_Belgian, We’re so pleased that you like what we’ve done with the place! It’s always great to hear positive feedback about the renovations from a regular! See you soon! The Penny Farthing Team More

newark on trent
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A small friendly hotel right in the centre of Berkhamsted. Recently refurbished. Modern style and berhind Café Rouge so you will never be hungry .Good private parking at the back. The rooms are all Quiet.

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PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thank you for this great little review! We’re so pleased you had a nice stay with us. If you ever fancy a change from Café Rouge, our sister hotel the Kings Arms is just down the road and you’re entitled to 20% off your bill as a hotel guest! If you do check it out, we’d love to... More

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Address: 296 - 298 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 1AH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Berkhamsted
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pennyfarthing Hotel 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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The Penny Farthing hotel is nestled in the market town of Berkhamsted, providing stylish, comfortable rooms perfect for a business or leisure stay. Our sister hotel just down the road, the Kings Arms, is available for fantastic food and drink during your stay. ... more   less 
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