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4.1 / 5Very Good
86 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Available

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Rex Cinema
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Natural History Museum at Tring
    9 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Ashridge Estate
    15 min drive
  • Airport
    London (LTN-Luton)
    30 min drive

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    About this area

    Berkhamsted

    Near a train station, The Pennyfarthing Hotel is in an area with good shopping. Some of the area's popular attractions include Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Hertfordshire County Showground and Bekonscot Model Village are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Rex Cinema - 9 min walk
    • Natural History Museum at Tring - 9 min drive
    • The Snow Centre - 14 min drive
    • Ashridge Estate - 15 min drive
    • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - 25 min drive

    Getting around

    • Berkhamsted Station - 8 min walk
    • Chesham Station - 13 min drive
    • London (LTN-Luton) - 30 min drive

    About this property

    The Pennyfarthing Hotel

    This smoke-free hotel features self parking, a 24-hour front desk, and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. All 19 rooms provide conveniences like dining areas and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Free bottled water, hair dryers, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    Self parking: GBP 00.00 per stay
    Limited parking spaces

    Food and drink

    Free English breakfast available 7:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends

    Family friendly

    Free cribs/infant beds
    Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
    Separate dining area

    Conveniences

    No elevators

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Daily housekeeping
    Luggage storage

    Languages spoken

    English

    More

    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    Air conditioning
    Free cribs/infant beds
    Heating
    Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

    Bathroom

    Bathtub or shower
    Free toiletries
    Hair dryer

    Entertainment

    Cable/satellite channels
    Flat-screen TV

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker
    Dining room
    Free bottled water

    More

    Desk
    Iron/ironing board
    4.1

    Very Good

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    4.3
    Cleanliness
    4.3
    Service and Staff
    4.2
    Amenities
    4.0
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Good stay - but not the wifi!

    Checked in late but with no problems and welcomed really well. Breakfast (freshly and individually cooked) was delicious. Only problem was that I was completely unable to log on to the wifi. Never seen such a complicated log on procedure!

    Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

    1/5

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      Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

      The hotel was ideally located just behind the High Street with lots of facilities in walking distance. Room was fine for the purpose, lovely self service breakfast with large selection, private car park. Complaint is that the signposting for the hotel is appalling. The address says High Street but you can’t actually see it from the High Street so you end up driving past. It’s hidden behind The Giggling Squid - there is a paved walkway to it from the front (only evident on foot and once you know where it’s licated!), but if you’re looking for the car park then there are no signposts to it - it’s randomly accessed from a confusing Waitrose & Public Car Park. So if you’re parking here, look for Waitrose and it’s car park.

      Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Stayed 1 night in Jun. 2019

      3/5

      • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      The bonus of the hotel is that it has its own parking which is why I went there. Although I had a number of bags, no offer was made at reception to help me up the stairs with my bags. The room looked out over the car park and had a ghastly carpet. The shower room was so small the toilet roll holder kept getting knocked over. The fan was so noisy that I had to ring reception for help as it was and a man came to disable the fan standing on a chair, using a coat hanger. I had phoned in advance to ask if I could have breakfast at the Kings Arms which is a much nicer sister hotel on the high street (no parking there but far nicer). I was told I would get a 20% discount at the Kings Arms but that it had a full menu whereas the Penny Farthing basically only offered a continental or full English breakfast on request. The next day I breakfasted at the Kings Arms where I was told my delicious breakfast was free as I was staying at the Penny Farthing. I decided that I would return to the Kings Arms next time. Nicer rooms, nicer ambience and well informed and charming staff. Sorry Penny Farthing - I won’t be coming back.

      Stayed 1 night in Apr. 2019

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