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“Convenient with Easy Parking”
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Firs Hotel
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Hitchin
Certificate of Excellence
West Wales
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“Convenient with Easy Parking”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Recently had an overnight stay at Firs Hotel. First impressions were that it has a good car park for several cars. Our rooms were two doubles on the ground floor and were clean and comfortable. The usual things were in place eg, flat screen tv, telephone (convenient for speaking to friends in other rooms), very good info pack with local interests phone numbers etc, hairdryer, towels (a bit small) and normal shampoo and shower gel. We found the double bed to be a bit soft for our liking so anyone with bad backs may want to opt for a twin room! A good big lounge/bar area and a large pleasant breakfast room. The breakfast was ok with bulk standard sausage etc as opposed to "quality" produce. There was sufficient basic cereals, fruit juice and fresh fruit salad. The staff were attentive and helpful and quite happy to bring more toast/tea etc. Overall quite a good place to stay and very convenient to the town centre. The price was very reasonable for the area.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Firshotel, Manager at Firs Hotel, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Thank you for your specific comments, these are always useful to help us understand your point of view. It is difficult to cater for individual tastes and preferences but we are pleased that overall you were satisfied with your stay and hope to welcome you in the future.
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Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed at the Firs Hotel in December. The hotel is very conveniently located for Hitchin town centre and the local area. It has a great car park, is warm, clean and tidy and the breakfast was good. Everyone working at the hotel was kind and friendly. Not a bad word to say: overall good :-)

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Greenock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

Recently stayed for the best part of a week to attend a Christening.We found the Hotel to be very welcoming, combining comfortable rooms with an excellent cooked breakfast.

Walking distance to Station/Town 10 mins for those with no car,situated conveniently on a main access with Garage shop next door.
Will certainly return for next Family occasion.

Room Tip: Ground floor handy for luggage but you hear departures more easily due to fire doors and normal door...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Enjoyed the hotel very friendly staff could not do more to make you stay enjoyable good location 5 min walk to the station London only 30 min away. lovely home cooked meals very good portions would recommend this hotel if you wish to visit our capital

  • Stayed November 2012
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

The Firs delivered a lot more than it might have done at its pricing point. Rooms are clean and comfortable enough. Breakfast is good but was cleared away at 9.01. When they say that breakfast is until 9 o'clock, that's exactly what they mean. If I'm in Hitchen again, I would stay here without hesitation.

Room Tip: The room we had overlooked the main road but it was not noisy- just get down early for breakfast.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Firshotel, Manager at Firs Hotel, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
I apologise if the breakfast room was cleared away at 9.01 as guests are welcome to finish their breakfast at leisure. We only stop serving breakfast at 9.00 am on week days and 10.00 am at the weekends. Thank you for your kind comments, we look forward to welcoming you in the future.
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Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

The receptionist was very helpful and rang me when my friend arrived. The rooms are clean and spacious and breakfast was very good. It was very easy to find, we'll located . It is good value for money not particularly cheap but decent quality

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

The firs is a fantastic place to stay
I have stayed on many occasions it is a small family run hotel with a big heart nothing is too much trouble..
You are treated as a person and not a number,the food is also good value for money
the rooms are always clean and tidy the staff treat you as part of a big family
and the breakfast is allways very good i would use this hotel again when i am in the area so please give it a try

Room Tip: First and second floor rooms are the quitest quiet and most rooms have showers
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Property: Firs Hotel
Address: 83 Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 2TY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Hitchin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Hitchin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Firs Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located Hitchin hotel with a large free car park and patio area. All bedrooms are en-suite with a spacious licensed bar. Free wifi available throughout the hotel. All breakfasts are cooked to order. If you prefer the individuality of a smaller hotel, the Firs Hotel provides a friendly service. ... more   less 
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