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Bed & Breakfast

Number One - Bed & Breakfast in Hertfordshire

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1 Port Hill, Hertford, SG14 1PJ, Hertfordshire
England, United Kingdom

Annie Rowley

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+44 (0)1992 587350 (landline)

+44 (0)7770 914070(mobile)

Come to be amazed: shiny objets, a myriad of candles and roses, good food and wonderful hosts. An individual boutique stay in Hertfordshire

Read guest comments

It's worth hopping out of bed for Annie's breakfast: luxury continental with raspberry brioche or the full delicious Monty. Her house is a sparkling Aladdin's cave of mirrors, bunches of white twigs with birds atop, candles, cherubs, painted wooden floors, big open fires and generous bunches of roses. Bedrooms are lavishly done; nifty bathrooms have Italian tiles – and more roses! Close to the centre, this good-looking Georgian terrace house featured in Pevsner's guide to Hertfordshire, and the market town is busy with theatre, shops and galleries. Return for a gourmet dinner in the magical courtyard garden – when the sun is shining!

No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Bikes available
On the premises to hire or borrow.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.

Local points of interest from Annie Rowley:

Local points of interest from
Annie Rowley:

  • It was announced in January 2016 and 2017 that we have won Luxury Travel Guide’s Global Award for Luxury Boutique Hotel of the Year so really pleased with all the wonderful media exposure!
  • Hatfield House (8.6 miles, 18 mins). Home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury, the house features superb examples of Jacobean craftsmanship and is the centre of a large agricultural estate with an extensive parkland featuring wonderful walks.
  • St Albans Cathedral (27.4 miles, 45 mins). The building's amazing mixture of architectural styles bears witness to the many centuries of its life, first as a monastic Abbey and now as a Cathedral.
  • Bayfordbury Observatory, Lower Hatfield Road (2.1 miles, 7 mins). A fully operational professional observatory, mixing comprehensive learning and research facilities along with real-world, hands-on practical work in the field of astronomy.
  • Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne (5.5 miles, 14 mins). Hertfordshire's award winning zoo and leisure park. Come face to face with tigers, lions, monkeys, penguins, zebras, camels, reptiles and birds plus their white lions.
  • Fantastic restaurants and pubs all 5 mins walk away. Everything from Thai, Mexican and Japanese to Italian, Turkish, Indian and modern British. Try The Millstream pub just 5 mins walk away for great pub food and a lovely garden. Great cocktail bars too!
Points of interest

Guest feedback
"Before reading the description of Annie's place on the website Christine and I would have said that it was "a sparkling Aladdin's cave of mirrors, bunches of white twigs with birds atop, candles, cherubs, painted wooden floors, big open fires and generous bunches of roses." We would only add that our 2 days with Annie (and Presley, the dog) was a delight and every bit the equal of other experiences we have enjoyed at Sawday's Special Places to Stay. Annie was a perfect host and nothing was too much trouble - particularly where breakfast was concerned. Her house was spotlessly fragrant and we enjoyed her company. We thoroughly recommend Number One Port Hill to anyone visiting the Hertford area and would return again without hesitation."
June 2012

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  • 2 Twin/doubles
  • , 1 Double
Price:(i) £120 to£150 per night

Booking info:

Children over 12 welcome.


Dinner £40. BYO. Pubs/restaurants 5-minute walk.




1 Port Hill, Hertford, SG14 1PJ, Hertfordshire

B&B 2 Twin/double rooms
Price: (i) £ 120 to £ 120 per night
B&B 1 Double room
Separate bath/shower.
Price: (i) £ 150 to £ 150 per night

Annie Rowley

Visit website

+44 (0)1992 587350 (landline)

+44 (0)7770 914070(mobile)