Liz, Owner

Welcome to Magdalen House

Bed & Breakfast in Winchester

where you will enjoy a city-centre location with free on-site parking and free wi-fi. You can leave your car here safely and choose between a stroll to the cathedral via the bronze statue of King Alfred and the Gothic inspired Victorian Guildhall; a riverside walk to the famous Keats’ ode ‘To Autumn’ watermeadows or strike out further on to the South Downs Way, the Pilgrims Way or the Itchen Way.

St Giles Hill is on the doorstep where a fabulous sweep of the city from the Sunset viewing platform will give you your bearings for a fulfilling stay.

PRICES FROM £65.00 per night


All rooms have a tea & coffee making tray with complimentary biscuits, Freeview, Freesat or Smart TV, good bedside reading lamps, wardrobes with plenty of hangers, bathrobes, magnifying mirrors, a hairdryer and hot water bottle. Shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, shower caps and soap are all supplied in the shower rooms.

The King Suite is made up of a kingsize bedded bedroom with views across rooftops to the Cathedral, Freeview TV, a small sitting room (the Snug) with a Freesat TV and a wetroom shower room with a pumped gravity fed shower.

The Twin Suite has 2 x 3ft single beds and the same outlook and facilities as the King Suite.

Please note that once one of these 2 rooms is booked then those guests have exclusive use of the Snug and shower room. The only time these rooms can be booked together is when a party/group/family to a maximum of 3 are happy to share.

The Garden Room is a large family room with a king size bed and a single bed. It is furnished with a sofa, Smart TV and a table & chairs and has access to a small west facing courtyard. There is a vanity unit in the main room whilst small shower room has an electric shower, toilet and handbasin.

King Suite Garden Room Twin Suite Snug

Dining Table Kitchen Beams Cathedral View


Breakfast is taken in the bay window of the attractive kitchen/dining room, which is furnished with limed oak units and has a vaulted ceiling. This bay window is on the top floor of the house and has unsurpassed views over neighbouring rooftops to the Cathedral, Guildhall and across the City Centre.

The Magdalen House Light Breakfast comprises: orange juice, prunes, berry fruits, fresh fruit, a choice of Kellogg’s cereals, organic muesli, homemade, gluten-free, dairy-free breakfast bites, hand-cut wholemeal and white bread and crumpets (guests are encouraged to toast their own).
Natural, fat-free yogurt and organic, probiotic fruit yogurts, organic butter, organic marmalade, a selection of jams, honey, Marmite, Nutella, organic Clipper tea or cafetiere coffee is made using filtered water.

The Magdalen House cooked-to-order breakfast comprises: free range egg, 2 grilled English bacon rashers, 2 grilled chipolata sausages (from a local producer), sautéed mushrooms, grilled tomato and baked beans. Plus all the ‘Light Breakfast’ choices

Special diets can be catered for, with notice.


Free off street parking, secure motorcycle and bicycle storage, city centre location

All rooms have central heating, electric fans, free wi-fi, Freeview/Freesat TV, in room tea/coffee, filtered water, hairdryer, bathrobes and hot water bottles.

Guests have access to fresh milk from the pantry fridge; an ironing board and iron.

Debit & credit cards accepted | Not open between Christmas and New Year | Children over the age of 8 | No Smoking

Magdalen House Facilities

Magdalen House


£ Per Room
inc Light Breakfast

Single Occupancy
£ Per Room

King Suite£85.00 Per Night£72.50 Per Night
Twin Suite£85.00 Per Night£65.00 Per Night
Garden Room£85.00 Per Night for 2 people

£129.00 Per Night for 3 people

£72.50 Per Night

Rooms for Group Bookings

Total per night

3 people in King and Twin Suite sharing sitting room and wetroom shower room£120.00
2 singles in King and Twin Suite sharing sitting room and wetroom shower room£100.00

2020 Room Rates

  • Prices include a light breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast available at £5 per person extra
  • 2 night minimum booking at weekends:
    • Friday & Saturday
    • Saturday & Sunday
  • Debit or credit cards accepted. Also cheque, bank transfer or cash.
  • A deposit of £40 is required for a double booking, £25 for a single.
  • Children under the age of 8 are not catered for.

The deposit in non-returnable in the event of a cancellation being made within 5 days of the first booked night, eg a Monday night booking must be cancelled by the previous Wednesday evening, a Friday/Saturday night booking by the previous Sunday evening.