What John's guests say!
Wonderful guests over seventeen years, thousands of them have made my home so very special. Guests of every age, colour, religion and occupation, coming to Winchester for every conceivable reason, some here just overnight, others for months - all arriving as strangers, but leaving as friends! Its been really great, as much fun for my guests as for myself.
Thank you, with all my heart. John
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"Looking for a B&B in Winchester we found one described as the best B&B in the British Isles, and John to be the best host ever. After a night here we can confirm that it is true! Thank you."
"I had a wonderful stay. John has a wonderful home and it was wonderful how comfortable he has made me feel. I’ll be returning to see him for sure."
"Thank you so much for your hospitality and for looking after me so well. Your hospitality extended to creating a great atmosphere at breakfast with lots of really interesting discussion. You definitely added to a great time in Winchester."
"From Crop Circles to the Rings of Saturn, our winter break has come full circle in Winchester. I thank you so much for a wonderful stay, especially the memorable breakfasts!"
"A short but very enjoyable stay. Very comfortable bed, super breakfast and plenty of interesting chats. We will return!"
"The friendliest host in town!"
"It would be almost impossible not to find a book here that doesn’t arouse your curiosity by its title."
"John is the most wonderful host. He makes you feel at home instantly."
"House full of character."
"Great to meet other guests at breakfast."
"So quiet, convenient and atmospheric."
"Enjoyed the numerous chats we had on so many topics."
"We had fun so much with you."
"An excellent welcome from an ever-attentive host with very civilised conversation."
"This is the one. The B&B that will give you a hard time to leave."
"The only house where one does not need the internet."
"Thank you for being so gracious."
"Each moment a surprise!"
"A nice bookfull house."
"Thank you for being you."
"The most memorable experience was the heart-warming and friendly conversation."
"John brightened our days."
"John is the ultimate host."
"Charming and comfortable time spent at Wolvesey View."
"Couldn't have enjoyed our conversations more."
"Slept like a log, and saited after breakfast."
"The quality of peace here has sunk into our bones."
"Thank you for the lovely and comfortable bed."
"Read loads and had lots of good conversation."
"The best things in life:good company, interesting conversation and a great breakfast!"
"Incredible House, Fantastic host in a beautiful part of Winchester."
"Lovely sitting in your shady, peaceful garden."
"The garden is like a gem, The house is like a treasure box."
"Matchless. The human face of the world of hospitality. and what a find! Mountains of Jane Austen books."
"Your joyful spirit is materialised all through your charming house."
"Although your house seems to be built with bricks, its actually the warm hospitality and the books that hold it together."
"An excellent historian, kind humanitarian and excellent connoisseur."
"A wonderful stop for book lovers."
"Never spent a night in a library before. It was charming as is the host."
"What a place - books - excellent company - splendid breakfasts - the antique furniture I love."
"Such a cosy night under a fluffy warm quilt. then so lovely to wake up in the morning to a sunny view of the castle and delicious breakfast and book conversation."