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Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Esme's


3.5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
26, Parchment Street, Winchester, England, SO23 8AZ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWinchester Cathedral7 min walk
  • Popular LocationGreat Hall9 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Winchester18 min walk
  • AirportSouthampton (SOU)22 min drive

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About this area


Esme's is located in Winchester. Winchester Cathedral and Winchester City Mill are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Marwell Zoo and Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium. Corhampton Saxon Church and Frankie's Fun Factory are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Theatre Royal Winchester - 4 min walk
  • Winnall Moors Nature Reserve - 4 min walk
  • Winchester Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Great Hall - 9 min walk
  • University of Winchester - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Winchester Station - 7 min walk
  • Southampton (SOU) - 22 min drive


  • Kyoto - 2 min walk
  • Forte Kitchen - 3 min walk
  • Tom's Deli - 3 min walk
  • Bengal Sage - 4 min walk
  • Porterhouse Steakhouse - 4 min walk

About this property


3.5-star bed & breakfast, walk to Winchester Cathedral
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features free self-parking. Rooms offer free WiFi, rainfall showerheads and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Coffee makers and electric kettles are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Guest accommodation at Esme's offers complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Street parking available

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

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
This property accepts cash
Air conditioning is not provided
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Esme's Winchester
Esme's Bed Breakfast
Esme's Bed & breakfast
Esme's Bed & breakfast Winchester

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 9 reviews
5 - Excellent 89%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 9 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 9 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 9 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 9 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
So glad we found this gem!!!
We're so glad we chose to stay at Esme's! We received a text in advance, as promised, giving details on parking & access. The room was gorgeous, spotlessly clean with a wonderful bathroom - great shower! Its the other little touches that Esme had thought of which makes it special e.g. toiletries, biscuits, good coffee machine & tea-making facilities. Location was perfect, a few minutes from the Centre. (There's a fab tearoom/cafe at the other end of Parchment St doing not just tea,cakes but breakfasts too). There are absolutely negatives as far as our visit was concerned. It was lovely to meet Esme and her gorgeous dogs. We fully recommend & will definitely be returning. Thank you Esme!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disappointed non visit
You may well ask about stay; bearing in mind we have a health crisis going on. For that reason we obviously could not travel. However the times I spoke with Esme showed what a lovely and caring person she was. We do hope we get to visit in the future
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Central and Bijou
Esme place is perfectly located in the heart of Winchester in a street full of character. The accommodation is stylish, very comfortable and spotlessly clean with plenty of thoughtful touches. Esme was friendly and super-helpful. We had breakfast just down the street in one of the many independent cafes ( there would be only space for a breakfast tray in bed in the room) We wouldn’t hesitate to stay again and thoroughly recommend it.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020