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The Pennyfarthing Hotel

3-star hotel in Berkhamsted

  • Free WiFi
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296-298 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 1AH, England, United Kingdom
7.6.Good.
  • Great location, right in the middle of Berkhamsted. Very good value for money.

    Jun 12, 2021

  • My wife and I stay at this hotel very often, a good comfy night sleep always.

    Jun 12, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 19 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Self parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Luggage storage

For families

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate dining area
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping

What’s around

  • Rex Cinema - 9-minute walk
  • The Pottery Project - 15-minute walk
  • Chiltern Hills - 33-minute walk
  • Ashridge Estate - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Ashridge Golf Club - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Tring Local History Museum - 4.9 mi / 8 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Double Room Single Use
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room (Single Use)
  • Twin Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Rex Cinema - 9-minute walk
  • The Pottery Project - 15-minute walk
  • Chiltern Hills - 33-minute walk
  • Ashridge Estate - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Ashridge Golf Club - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Tring Local History Museum - 4.9 mi / 8 km
  • Gadebridge Park - 5 mi / 8 km
  • Natural History Museum at Tring - 5.1 mi / 8.3 km
  • College Lake Nature Reserve - 6.2 mi / 10 km
  • Chesham and Leyhill Golf Club - 6.6 mi / 10.6 km
  • The Snow Centre - 6.7 mi / 10.7 km

Getting around

  • London (LTN-Luton) 24-min drive
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) 31-min drive
  • Berkhamsted Station 8-min walk
  • Hemel Hempstead Station 7-min drive
  • Tring Station 9-min drive
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296-298 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 1AH, England, United Kingdom

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 19 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-2:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 12:30 AM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site self-parking (includes in/out privileges; fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
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In the hotel

Things to do

  • Golfing nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Year Built – 1989

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 (subject to availability)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 10.00 per stay

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

ParkingPay at property

  • Self-parking is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Pennyfarthing Hotel Berkhamsted
  • Pennyfarthing Hotel
  • Pennyfarthing Berkhamsted
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel Hotel
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel Berkhamsted
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel Hotel Berkhamsted
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel Hotel
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel Berkhamsted
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel Hotel Berkhamsted

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FAQs

  • Yes, The Pennyfarthing Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's self parking on site (charges apply). Parking spaces may be limited.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 2:00 AM. There's a charge of GBP 20.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 15.00 (subject to availability).
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Verandah (3-min walk), The Fat Buddha (4-min walk) and Carluccio's (4-min walk).
  • The Pennyfarthing Hotel has access to a nearby health club.
7.6.Good.
  • 2.0.Poor

    Property claim to have double booked despite us calling the week before. Left us with no bed for the night whilst still on the journey to them. After about 12 calls toatalling over 1hr from expedia and delaying my journey. I had to book alternate accomodation eventually arriving just after 1am.

    1 night family trip, May 29, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    We had a lovely room (one of the biggest we were told) although it had a slightly musty smell, possibly because it had been closed since lock down a was the first weekend re-opened. The bathroom was great but the shower head needs de-scaling as one bit squirts sideways . There is some paint/plaster missing from the wall by the window. The bedding and towels were fresh, white and soft.

    Nicola, 1 night family trip, Sep 12, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Pluses - Goof value for money and well located just of the High Street with many pubs and restaurants in easy walking distance. Negatives - Very hard to find the car parking using postcode on SatNav! The hotel is not visible from the High Street (although actually just behind the Giggling Squid) and the hotel car park can only be reached via the Waitrose Car Park! Better instructions to guests at the time of booking would be preferable!

    1 night family trip, Mar 7, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    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!

    Blair, 1 night trip, Jan 4, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    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.

    1 night family trip, Sep 14, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    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.

    1 night trip, Apr 24, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice room,friendly staff and lovely breakfast!Good position.

    1 night family trip, Apr 21, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Decent business destination

    Friendly receptionist and chef at breakfast, nice functional room with decent TV and en-suite.

    Howard, 1 night business trip, Feb 28, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Hidden away behind the Giggling Squid Restaurant .. a hidden gem! Couldn't fault this hotel - location perfect and breakfast amazing! would highly recommend.

    1 night trip, Dec 15, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Wedding stay

    Stayed at this hotel to attend a wedding in berkhampstead. Everything was good just spoilt slightly by being told there would be a discount as a number of rooms were booked for wedding. When we went to pay were told there were not enough bookings and then we found guests were given discount in sister hotel. It was rectified quickly and refund was given. If we had not gone for a drink in sister hotel we would not have known this.

    Teresa, 1 night romance trip, Dec 8, 2018

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