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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recommendation from a coworker, I stayed here for my two week business trip and I couldn't have been more pleased! My room (#4) was spacious and overlooked the fountain in the front yard, the attached bath had a combo deep soaking tub and shower, and the whole place has a lovely charm (bonus ... it's also kept rigorously...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each room is unique. I stayed in room 9, which has a lovely view. The breakfast in the morning was good with great service. Overall there is a very charming atmosphere. The owners are very friendly. We were able to walk to the city center for dinner in the evenings after our work meetings.

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1Thank SumWon
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay for a city break (or longer) in Winchester. Our room overlooking the front of the house was very comfortable with lovely bathroom and had everything we needed. Breakfast was excellent with a good selection of items. Giffard House is so much more than a run-of-the-mill guest house or B&B, it is like staying in someone's beautiful...

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1Thank labradorstar
London
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It is situated in a quiet area, 10-15 walk from the centre of the town. Free off street parking. Pleasant and warm old fashioned decorations. Nice clean room and bathroom, very good breakfast and service. During my stay it was a problem with the overheating of the room but I am sure they will put it right. I fully recommend...

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1Thank Marininlon
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

After staying at Giffard House before, when visiting Winchester staying here was an obvious choice. I was not disappointed. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. Yvonne the manageress is extremely knowledgeable about the area and goes out of her way to make your visit as comfortable as possible. The house is stunning, drenched in history and fabulous decor. We...

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1Thank staceyfranceswills
UK
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A quirky establishment - chintzy, which may have been the owner's intention. Having taken on this theme the Giffard was just the job. The breakfast was fine punctuated by calls from the macaw in a neighbouring room. Without a doubt service was 100%. The only drawback, and I must emphasise that this is a personal view, is that it's a...

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1Thank GBtasteful
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I stayed here recently with friends. The B&B is in a quiet but central location, around 10 minutes walk from the town centre. Rooms are well appointed and of a reasonable size. The railway line is audible from rooms facing the back of the property, but this isn't really a problem during the night. The car park is quite large,...

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Ilford
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were spending a couple of nights in Winchester to visit the Christmas Market and explore the town centre and it was important to find somewhere central where our car could be safely parked whilst we walked into town. Giffard House ticked all the boxes being just a 10 minute walk into the centre of Winchester but also close to...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

The hotel was a grand Edwardian building with décor reflecting both those times and of the colonies. Walking distance/time to the centre of this historic city was only 10 minutes. The staff of the hotel were all extremely friendly and helpful and our room situated on the ground floor at the front of the hotel was both comfortable and impressive...

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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

When looking for somewhere different to say, I came across Giffard House. I hate the normal run-of-the-mill hotels that could be anywhere on the planet. Gifford House offers splendid sophistication with tasteful decorations and beautiful bedrooms. The place is spotless and the welcome most friendly. Peter is knowledgeable about the property and the area as well as the local attractions...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Giffard House

Address: 50 Christchurch Road | St Cross, Winchester SO23 9SU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Winchester
Price Range: £59 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Giffard House 5*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Giffard Hotel Winchester
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Winchester
#1 Romantic Hotel in Winchester
#2 Luxury Hotel in Winchester
#4 Business Hotel in Winchester
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“Room 9 is up on the top floor and has a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles SumWon, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on front of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sandyp430, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Number 4 for sure.”
  • Just lovely
  • Very comfortable
  • Great shower and so clean
 of 5 bubbles ChefCliveM, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try first floor, at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles vanessal717, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room #3 overlooking the street was wonderful, but heard very good things from guests staying in other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 874AndrewE, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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