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Rozenburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night on a business trip. It is a old hotel with nice rooms. The staff is very friendly. Room are spacious, clean, big bed and a decent bathroom. It is a bit hard to find as the entrance is in the back not at the mainstreet. There is a restaurant + bar but that is not...

Thank Rifvisje
North Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed at the hotel while visiting relatives in Berkhamsted. First of all, the downside is finding it. The location maps show it on the High Street, when in fact it is hidden behind the Giggling Squid Restaurant. That aside it is a very pleasant small boutique hotel. Our ensuite room was spacious, well maintained with a large comfortable double...

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I stayed here with my husband before we travelled to London for an event. We struggled to find the car park initially but once we did we were not disappointed. Our room was upgraded to Executive as the check in lady confirmed the hotel was quite that particular night. The room was spacious with lots of light and a large...

Thank Wannabe1day
Northwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not sure how this qualifies as an Hotel more like as B & B as there is no bar , no room service , breakfast only semi-self service cafe and no mini-bar / fridge in the rooms ! Nice welcoming staff , clean room and very comfortable bed . Good convenient village center location and easy parking . Breakfast was...

Thank A W
Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here for one night and was very impressed by this hotel. The rooms were nicely decorated and the beds were really comfy, I had a great night's sleep. Breakfast was cooked to order and was very good. I would definitely recommend this hotel and hope to return one day. The only small criticism is that the door lock...

1Thank doubleshiny
United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Check-in was fast & friendly. Lovely size room, excellent bathroom & lovely big tv. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept in, far superior to the hotel chain that prides itself on its beds! Lovely and quiet & a secure car park only a few footsteps away. Tucked away just behind the high street but a short...

Thank DebbieClarke1
PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

We've tried to source the best beds to enable our guests to feel at their most comfortable when they are with us. Thank you for the kind comments - they are much appreciated.

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I stay often at the Penny Farthing in Berkhamsted and always look forward to it. The staff are friendly and remember who you are, the rooms are clean and have a lovely boutique feel. Although I stay here for business, I would more than happily recommend this for leisure and the train to London is just £20 off peak return...

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

Our regulars are very special to us and we love having people feel that they can come back time and again. Thanks for taking time out to review us to; it really means a lot to us.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The hotel was tricky to find as it is on the main road but the sign is very small so despite it coming up on the sat nav I went past a couple of times before realising. The room was comfortable and recently decorated and the bathroom was equally good and well equipped. It was disappointing that there is not...

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

Thank you for reviewing us. We hope to have you with us again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews I was sure what to expect from this hotel but I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are lovely, really homely and plenty of space. Loved the decor. The staff were super friendly and the breakfast service was really quick and very tasty. The pillows were also v comfy and having the parking, wifi and great location...

Thank Gemmygem1
PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and the time taken to leave them. Much appreciated.

Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed last weekend for the music festival. Booked the dearer room (27 to treat ourselves. It was a disappointment to say the least. The toilet seat loose with little room to sit as the room is a bad design. Given another room (29) after complaining, this being worse than the other room, with no space to sit on the...

Thank paul672555
PennyFarthing296, General Manager at The Pennyfarthing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We sincerely apologise that the room was not up to our usual high standards for your visit. We pride ourselves in providing high standards for our guests and can only apologise that your experience fell far below our usual standards during your recent stay with us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Pennyfarthing Hotel

Address: 296-298 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 1AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Berkhamsted
Price Range: $165 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pennyfarthing Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“i don't believe they differ much !”
 of 5 bubbles 61aw, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're bothered about a view, don't stay in the back as the view is the car park!”
 of 5 bubbles doubleshiny, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for the executive rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 768rona, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back from the High Street so very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles elainem369, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles dennistu, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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