The Pennyfarthing Hotel

296-298 High Street


Very good

Based on 434 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • Alcohol is not served at this property.
  • 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 sanitizer.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: GBP 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 15.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 10.00 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • 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
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Minimum Age


Check-in Special 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.


General description

Property Location


With a stay at The Pennyfarthing Hotel in Berkhamsted, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Rex Cinema and The Pottery Project. This hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Chiltern Hills and 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Ashridge Estate.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Rex Cinema - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
The Pottery Project - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Chiltern Hills - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Ashridge Estate - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Ashridge Golf Club - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Tring Local History Museum - 8 km / 4.9 mi
Gadebridge Park - 8 km / 5 mi
Natural History Museum at Tring - 8.3 km / 5.1 mi
College Lake Nature Reserve - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Chesham and Leyhill Golf Club - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
The Snow Centre - 10.7 km / 6.7 mi
Chartridge Park Golf Club - 11.5 km / 7.2 mi
Vauxhall Road - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Amersham Museum - 13.6 km / 8.5 mi
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - 14.4 km / 8.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Luton Airport (LTN) - 29.7 km / 18.5 mi
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 45.7 km / 28.4 mi

The preferred airport for The Pennyfarthing Hotel is Luton Airport (LTN).


A complimentary English breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.


Make yourself at home in one of the 19 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


This smoke-free hotel was built in 1989.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


This property is closed from November 4 2020 to May 16 2021 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The Pennyfarthing Hotel offer free breakfast?

    No, The Pennyfarthing Hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Pennyfarthing Hotel have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Pennyfarthing Hotel doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Pennyfarthing Hotel provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Pennyfarthing Hotel have a swimming pool?

    No, The Pennyfarthing Hotel does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Pennyfarthing Hotel have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Pennyfarthing Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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